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The student-run news site of H. B. Plant High School

PHS News

Emily Mangione

Emily Mangione, Coverage Editor

Hi!! My name is Emily Mangione and I am Coverage Editor. I am a senior and so excited to start my third year in newspaper! I love traveling, going shopping, and reading. I can’t wait to continue writing articles for everyone to read this year:)

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The holiday season is here, so its time to start baking. Below is a list of some festive treats that are easy to make.

Holiday Snack Recipes

Emily Mangione, Coverage Editor
December 6, 2023

With Thanksgiving approaching, it is time to start rewatching the holiday episodes from your favorite TV shows. New Girl, Friends, Gossip Girl, and Gilmore Girls have some of the best Thanksgiving episodes to get into the fall spirit.

Thanksgiving TV Show Episodes

Emily Mangione, Coverage Editor
November 27, 2023
The fall season is here, and this year’s fashion includes many statement pieces in bold colors to resemble the fall aesthetic. Keep reading for more information and online links to purchase these items.

Fall Fashion Trends

Emily Mangione, Coverage Editor
November 15, 2023
Recently, many Hollywood stars have been separating from their significant others. Getting a divorce or ending a relationship can be difficult for people, so it is important to treat their situations respectfully.

Recent Celebrity Breakups

Emily Mangione, Coverage Editor
October 20, 2023
Taylor Swift and Travis Kelce’s new romance has taken over social media after she has attended two of his football games. Both Swifties and football fans have become very interested in this new relationship and are on the edge of their seat to see what happens next. 

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Taylor Swift and Travis Kelce

Emily Mangione, Coverage Editor
October 11, 2023
Singer-songwriter Jimmy Buffett passed away on Sept. 1, 2023. His career was composed of tropical music, relaxation, the beach, and enjoying life.

Life and Legacy of Jimmy Buffett

Emily Mangione, Coverage Editor
September 19, 2023

College application deadlines are rapidly approaching for seniors, so it is time to start writing the personal essay, book meetings with the college counselor, and fill out Common App. Keep reading for more helpful tips.

Tips for College Applications

Emily Mangione, Coverage Editor
September 8, 2023
On Jul. 8, Luke Combs came to Raymond James Stadium to perform his new album in front of thousands of fans. The concert was full of dancing, singing, bringing special guests out on stage, and a lot of fun.

Luke Combs Concert Review

Emily Mangione, Coverage Editor
August 31, 2023
Summer is right around the corner, so its time to go shopping in preparation for the new season. Keep reading for outfit suggestions and store recommendations.

Summer Outfit Ideas

Emily Mangione, Opinion's Editor
May 11, 2023
Volunteering in the community is important to helping people in need and making the city a better place to live. Keep reading to discover different organizations with volunteer opportunities to become a part of.

Places to Volunteer in Tampa

Emily Mangione , Opinions Editor
April 11, 2023
Meat Market is an upscale steakhouse located in the center of Hyde Park. The atmosphere is very classy and requires fancy dress attire while dining at the restaurant.

Meat Market Review

Emily Mangione, Opinions Editor
April 10, 2023
Spring break is a week full of relaxing and traveling after stressful times in school. I went to Hawaii for the week, and it was an incredible adventure. Keep reading to learn all the fun activities I did on the islands.

Spring Break in Hawaii

Emily Mangione , Opinions Editor
April 4, 2023
Book bans have been a hot topic of debate ever since they were brought up by Ron Desantis. But the reasons they apply for specific books being banned don’t make any sense.

Florida Book Ban

Emily Mangione, Opinions Editor
April 3, 2023
Throughout the decades, there have been countless jaw-dropping outfits, from movie costumes to red-carpet dresses. Keep reading for some of the most iconic looks.

Ranking Iconic Outfits

Emily Mangione , Opinions Editor
March 8, 2023
Stressing over school, work, friends, and family has taken over the lives of teens. There are many ways to reduce stress and relax when feeling overworked. Keep reading to learn more.

Stressed for Success

Emily Mangione , Opinions Editor
March 2, 2023
Fashion is everywhere in our lives, and new trends are on the rise. From Uggs to headbands, fashion is changing in some stylish and not-so-stylish ways.

Reviewing Fashion Trends

Emily Mangione, Opinions Editor
February 15, 2023
As Valentine’s Day approaches, it is always fun to have a romantic movie marathon to get into the holiday spirit. Keep reading for a list of some of the best romantic films.

Valentine’s Movie Watchlist

Emily Mangione, Opinions Editor
February 13, 2023
Teens Against Cancer is a newly founded fundraising group to raise money for cancer research. Stay tuned for upcoming fundraising events in the future.

Teens Against Cancer

Emily Mangione, Opinions Editor
February 6, 2023
Noble Rice, located in Sparkman Wharf, is known for its traditional Japanese sushi. This restaurant is located next to the entertainment on the water and is a great place for dinner.

Noble Rice Review

Emily Mangione, Opinions Editor
January 24, 2023
The University of Tennessee is located in Knoxville, Tennessee. This is a popular college, and it offers many career paths to lead students in the right direction.

University of Tennessee Review

Emily Mangione, Opinions Editor
January 16, 2023
Tampa is a buzzing city throughout the holiday season, with many festive activities to participate in. Keep reading the list below to find out what attractions are here.

Winter Activities in Tampa

Emily Mangione, Opinions Editor
January 9, 2023
On Dec. 3, Plant High School hosted the annual homecoming dance. Homecoming included dancing on the dance floor, taking pictures with friends, and having fun.

Homecoming Recap

Emily Mangione, Opinions Editor
December 13, 2022
2023 is going to be an eventful year for concertgoers. Many popular artists are coming to the Tampa Bay area to perform their hit albums and songs. Keep reading to learn more about who is coming.

Upcoming Concerts

Emily Mangione, Opinions Editor
December 5, 2022
Mayor’s Youth Corps is an organization with the goal of increasing the participation of youth in the community. Members of MYC take part in service opportunities, get hands on experience with city government, and learn leadership skills.

Mayor’s Youth Corps

Emily Mangione, Opinions Editor
November 3, 2022
Disney Channel’s original TV shows shape the childhood of millions of kids worldwide and bring smiles to their faces while watching the 30-minute episode. Although the shows have changed dramatically over the last decade, the former shows are still available to watch on Disney Plus.

Nostalgic Disney TV Shows

Emily Mangione, Opinions Editor
October 3, 2022
Season 4 of Stranger Things was released in two parts on May 27, 2022, and on July 1, 2022. The season is action- packed with mysteries and unexpected deaths that make it hard to stop watching.

Stranger Things Season 4 Review

Emily Mangione, Opinions Editor
September 12, 2022
Team beach is definitely the way to go. The breeze, the sand, the ocean what more could one want?

Beach vacation

Emily Mangione, Staffer
May 6, 2022
Christmas is almost here, meaning it is time for a holiday movie marathon. Below are some of the most watched Christmas movies for you to enjoy.

Christmas movie watchlist

Emily Mangione, Staffer
December 10, 2021
Riverdale season 5 is now available on Netflix! Millions of viewers are going to have to be patient for the next season.

Riverdale season 5 review

Emily Mangione, Staffer
November 16, 2021
A green van sits in front of Xtreme Juice on South Dale Mabry. Many customers a day walk through the doors to pick up a delicious smoothie.

Go get Xtreme Juice!

Emily Mangione, Staffer
October 1, 2021
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