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Literary club releases magazine

Literary club releases magazine

Jessie Larrinaga, Social Media Manager

May 29, 2019


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For the first time in four years, the Literary Club has produced a magazine. An accumulation of visial and literary art, the magazine was developed throughout the year by students who both created the content and designed the final copy that was distributed to the student body free of charge.  “...

Organization walks for inclusion

Organization walks for inclusion

Graham Hill, Editor-in-Chief

May 24, 2019


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The Best Buddies Friendship Walk was held May 5 at Raymond James stadium.  The walk, currently in its 10th year, is orchestrated and attended by various chapters of the Best Buddies organization, a group that promotes opportunities for those with intellectual and physical disabilities. Over $130,000 wa...

Holocaust survivor speaks to students

Holocaust survivor speaks to students

Katie Valenti, Staff Writer

May 21, 2019


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Mary Wygodski, who is 93 years old, addressed 120 students about her time in the Holocaust and surviving Jewish oppression every day on May 2 in the media center.   Jewish Student Unions president, sophomore Carol Kornworcel, put on the event with Rayna Exelbierd's help.  “Having Mary come speak with stude...

Seniors partake in Water Wars tradition

Seniors partake in Water Wars tradition

Michelle Ricones-Rodriguez, Staff Writer

May 13, 2019


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Water Wars took place April 24-28, composed of senior teams.   Water Wars has been a regular occurrence at Plant, where only seniors participate, and usually occurs a few weeks before their graduation ceremony.   “I thought it’d be a lot of fun to spend time with friends before we grad...

Ecology club organizes cleanup

Natalie Kerr, Staff Writer

May 10, 2019


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Theater students receive award nominations

Theater students receive award nominations

Carol Kornworcel, News Editor

May 8, 2019


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Six theater students have been nominated to participate in the Broadway Star of the Future showcase for their performances in their spring musical, “The Drowsy Chaperone.”   Broadway Star of the Future is Tampa Bay’s awards program in part with the National High School Musical Theater Awards, also known as the ...

Students perform at talent show for suicide prevention

Students perform at talent show for suicide prevention

Carol Kornworcel, News Editor

May 8, 2019


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  Sixteen different groups of students performed for the Be The Voice for Hope talent show April 23 in the auditorium to create awareness for suicide prevention.  This was the second annual Be The Voice talent show, organized by junior Emily Surak. The purpose of this talent show is to s...

Seniors show spirit for senior week

Seniors show spirit for senior week

Avery Franks, Photographer

May 7, 2019


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Teachers lead summer trips

Teachers lead summer trips

Addie Robey, Staff Writer

May 6, 2019


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Italy and Spain  AP Art History teacher William Renninger and AP World History teacher Samantha Bennett are offering a summer trip to students to learn in cities around Europe.   “I really enjoy doing these trips, because the students get to see in person all of the art works and architecture we...

Brotherhood sisterhood week showcases performances

Brotherhood sisterhood week showcases performances

Carol Kornworcel, News Editor

April 23, 2019


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The Student Advisory Council had their annual Brotherhood Sisterhood Week lunch performances on April 10 and 11 during all three lunches on the main patio.  “Brotherhood Sisterhood week is an event that unites our student body through the diversity of talent at our school, which aids in SAC’s...

Honor society inducts new members

Honor society inducts new members

Brenna Anderson, Photographer

April 22, 2019


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Students perform spring musical

Students perform spring musical

Carol Kornworcel, News Editor

April 17, 2019


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Theatre Troupe 0817 performed the spring musical “The Drowsy Chaperone” from April 4-6 in the auditorium.   “A show ending is always a bitter-sweet feeling, there is that euphoria of ‘I don’t have to go to rehearsal anymore,’ but the fact that they were so fantastic and just seeing the happin...

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