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Ed Sheeran set to perform at Raymond James Stadium

Ed Sheeran set to perform at Raymond James Stadium

Maizie Tremblay, Photographer

November 6, 2018

Grammy-winning singer and songwriter Ed Sheeran will be headlining at Raymond James Stadium with opening acts including performances from Snow Patrol and Lauv Nov. 7.  “I like him because I like his songs and his personality,” sophomore Maria Colon said. “He’s also a really nice guy and g...

October News Briefs

October News Briefs

Addie Robey, Ava Nelson, Ariana Cimino, Kate Caranante, and Clio Bruno

November 5, 2018

District prepares for hurricane season  This school year, Hillsborough county prepared for the hurricane season with designated hurricane make-up days, Veterans Day- Nov. 12 and three fall break days from Nov. 20 through 24.   Last year for Hurricane Irma, Hillsborough county decided to lengthen four early release Mondays to make up for lost time.   “I really don’t want a hurricane to come here,” sophomore Clara Burk...

Students participate in Panther Prowl

Students participate in Panther Prowl

Hartley Hill, Staff Writer

November 1, 2018

Students and teachers participated in Panther Prowl, an event filled with skits and traditions, highlighting various clubs and teams, at Dad’s Stadium Oct. 24.  The night kicked off with the National Anthem sung by Pawcapella followed by senior shout outs from the varsity football team.  “The best thing ab...

Homecoming attendees reflect on this year’s dance

Homecoming attendees reflect on this year’s dance

Clio Bruno, Staff Writer

November 1, 2018

Students worked their way into Raymond James Stadium for Homecoming Oct. 27.  “Apart from the dancing, it was a little boring,” freshman David Sardina said. “It was great seeing my friends, but I think they should add a little more next year like a game room.”  Unlike previous y...

SADD hosts annual Grim Reaper Day

SADD hosts annual Grim Reaper Day

Carol Kornworcel, Staff Writer

November 1, 2018

Twenty-six students were wearing plain black clothes to represent death with yellow tap cards Oct. 15.  Though these cards didn’t have to do with being accepted into a club, they had stories about people who experienced loss because of a choice they made. These students are a part of the Stud...

NOPE task force teaches sophomores consequences of drug usage

NOPE task force teaches sophomores consequences of drug usage

Isabella Ank, Co-Print Editor in Chief

October 22, 2018

Sophomores attended a presentation hosted by Narcotics Overdose Prevention and Education (NOPE) Task Force on Oct. 8. This presentation sought to warn students about the dangers and consequences of drug usage.   The NOPE presentation was first shown in 2002 in Palm Beach County, where rates of overdose attributed deaths were growing quickly. Two years later, th...

Best Buddies celebrates Halloween

Best Buddies celebrates Halloween

Nicole Prus, Staff Writer

October 21, 2018

Best Buddies hosted their first club meeting of the year Oct. 14 at senior Andrew Bensonoff’s house.    “I feel that the Halloween matching party was important because some members of the club are not as involved or don’t have time during school to stop by the Best Buddies room, so this even...

Students accepted to Dali fashion program

Students accepted to Dali fashion program

Jessie Larrinaga, Staff Writer

October 19, 2018

After applying for a program at the Dali Museum in September, junior Summer Purks and senior Anne-Sophie Labossiere were accepted to display their artwork and fashion design and improve their works by attending sessions for budding artists.  Each student had to submit a portfolio of their work and a statement of how they gained interest in fashion desi...

Special olympics teams compete at Fall classic

Special olympics teams compete at Fall classic

Avery Franks, Staff Writer

October 15, 2018

Special Olympics athletes and partners have been practicing since this school year began for the Fall Classic hosted by Plant Sept. 22. All of the teams that came to the Fall Classic were from around the county. The event was put on by Mary Beth Radigan, sponsor of Special Olympics.  “The f...

Orchestra hosts fall concert

Chad Mendez, Videographer

October 10, 2018

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