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Students unite in wake of tragedy

Students unite in wake of tragedy

Chloe Aikman and Graham Hill, Staff Writers

February 18, 2018


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Scrawled in chalk across almost every surface, the names of schools impacted by shootings since 2013 covered each square of cement in front of the school, accompanied by small white flowers lying on the grass – symbols of purity, memorial and support.  "I chose white flowers," senior and participant Leigh Gabrielly said. "White is a really pure color... a...

Purple love encompasses february

Purple love encompasses february

Riley Schofner, Staff Writer

February 16, 2018


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February is the Month of Domestic Violence- not to promote it but to end it. Teen domestic violence, violence between same-sex partners, as well as emotional abuse are all recognized in this special month and people around the nation take time to spread awareness. The Tampa Bay area does its part...

News briefs to start the week of 1/22

News briefs to start the week of 1/22

Aexis Perno, Staff Writer

January 22, 2018


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St Pete Women's March The one-year anniversary of the Women's March occurred this past Sunday, Jan. 21, in Williams Park, St. Petersburg. Crowds gathered to protest the day after the anniversary of Donald Trump's inauguration, holding signs and chanting things such as "This is what democracy looks ...

News briefs week of 1/15

News briefs week of 1/15

Isabella Ank, News Editor

January 15, 2018


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Amazon Eliminates Tampa as Contender for Second Headquarters Location  Since September, multi-billion-dollar corporation Amazon has been searching for a home to establish their second headquarters.  Over 238 cities across North America sent in applications, including Tampa and St. Petersburg. ...

News briefs week of Jan. 9

News briefs week of Jan. 9

January 9, 2018


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Trump's plan to end the DACA program halted by federal judge. U.S. District Judge William Alsurp has halted the Trump Administration's decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. President Donald Trump looked to end DACA, which protected young immigrants. While the court is sti...

Students participate in Poetry Jam

Caleb Watson, Videographer

December 14, 2017


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Hark the Herald Angel Tree

Hark the Herald Angel Tree

Chloe-Amelie Aikman, Staff Writer

December 12, 2017


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The newest addition to the Main Office is more than just idle decoration. Pinned to its walls are rows of green angel cutouts, each with a child's holiday wish written on it, waiting to be picked up. Just outside the doors, a fully decorated Christmas tree – aptly named the "Angel Tree" – stands...

News briefs to start the week of 12/4

News briefs to start the week of 12/4

Graham Hill, Staff Writer

December 4, 2017


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U.S. Embassy to Move to Jerusalem President Trump announced on Dec. 6 that the United States would be moving its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. The announcement came as a shock to many nations as the move goes against years of international policy on the sensitive subject of Israel....

News Briefs to start the week of Nov. 20

News Briefs to start the week of Nov. 20

Kai Alexander, Staff Writer

November 20, 2017


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Wizarding Wonderland Introduced to Universal Studios Christmas is only weeks away and the arrival of a Harry Potter holiday addition may have wizarding world fans flocking toward the park. The winter wonderland Hogwarts transformation consists of a castle light show, fireworks, carols, artificial snowfal...

Taking a Stand

Taking a Stand

Isabella Ank and Graham Hill

November 17, 2017


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"A deal is a deal!"  Chants and posters filled the street as teachers gathered on Nov. 14 to protest the salary crisis which has struck Hillsborough County Public Schools (HCPS).  The protest took place outside of 901 E Kennedy Blvd. where a meeting among school board officials took place. Those in attendance included both current and former teachers, some of which who are involved with the Class...

AVID hosts chili cook-off

AVID hosts chili cook-off

Alexis Perno, Business Manager

November 15, 2017


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AVID team coordinates chili cookoff to fundraise for program.

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