Hagerty Journalism Online

First day brings big changes

The old gym will serve as a second indoor eating area. Half of the tables in the cafeteria were brought to the old gym, and this space will no longer be multi-functional.

Sharika Khondaker, News Editor

August 14, 2020

From masks and hand sanitizer dispensers to one-way traffic and partitions, students will encounter a much different campus layout when they return to school on Monday, Aug. 17. After five months off, roughly half of the student body will make their way back to start an unconventional school year.  ...

Fall sports still in question

Both the offensive and defensive lines for Hagerty and Gateway respectively line up on the line of scrimmage, getting ready to rush the other side. Hagerty would go on to win 23-0.

Hayden Turner, Sports Editor

August 9, 2020

With a mix of virtual and brick-and-mortar instruction(face-to-face) scheduled to start on Aug. 17, Seminole County has been planning the upcoming season of fall sports and how it will continue while also complying with COVID-19 guidelines. Due to COVID-19 concerns, athletics were pushed back to Aug....

Frasca reviews options for upcoming school year

In principal Robert Frasca's WebEx concerning the school's reopening, he shared that a majority of students have chosen to return to school virtually or through the hybrid option.

Skyler Glenn, Staff Reporter

July 23, 2020

In response to confusion and worry regarding the options for the 2021 school year, principal Robert Frasca hosted a WebEx meeting on Wednesday for parents and students to attend. All schools in the area held similar meetings. The county gave families four different education options—face-to-face t...

SCPS announces reopening plan

The SCPS school board brainstorms ideas on a Zoom meeting on July 14. They held a vote later that evening to make an official decision, yet assure parents and students that it can change should the situation call for it.

Zoey Young, Editor-In-Chief

July 19, 2020

Rife with speculation and conflicting news about COVID-19, the past few months have been a whirlwind. Months of social distancing and calls for prolonged quarantine and state shutdowns have defined the summer, but the future has been unclear regarding students and their return to school. On July 14...

What is your story

What is your story

Sharika Khondaker, Andrea Izaguirre, and Zoey Young

May 5, 2020

It is hard to go a full day without worrying about the effects of the pandemic. This generation has never before dealt with a virus as severe as COVID-19, and often we feel helpless to what happens in our surroundings.  However, times like this allow us to take a step back and appreciate family, fr...

Under pressure

Junior Hannah Sanchez, design editor for the yearbook staff, works on a spread. She, along with all other staffers, had to finish designing the book from home this year.

Lukas Goodwin, Lifestyles Editor

April 21, 2020

When the news hit the public that school would be postponed and later cancelled for the rest of the year, teachers took the time to reorganize their classes and figure out solutions. But for the yearbook staff, there was no time to take an extended break; COVID-19 cancellations only meant they needed to work ...

Political side of the pandemic

Laura Shaw, Staff Reporter

April 15, 2020

With everything happening and lives changing significantly on a daily basis, the main question on most Oviedo residents minds’ is “When will life get back to normal?” Behind this tricky question, that no one seems to have a straight answer for, is the list of policies and guidelines set in place by our governm...

Our Take: Being productive can make a difference

Senior Michael Maxwell being productive on his first day of distance learning.

Jessica Maldonado, Editor-in-Chief

April 9, 2020

COVID-19 has paralyzed everything we know. School has gone virtual, businesses are closed, the economy is crashing and we are quarantined on a stay-at-home order completed with a curfew from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. While it may feel like a time where not much can be done from our part, this is not the case....

COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update

Charlotte Mansur, Online Editor

April 5, 2020

Keep up to date with our scrolling feed of Coronavirus news and links: COVID-19 FAQ’s, vol. 3 May 26 - The HagertyJourn staff answers more frequently asked questions based off of information given from principal Robert Frasca, Oviedo’s Mayor Meagan Sladek, and the College Board.  Route for underclass...

SCPS prepares for distance learning

Laptops sit in the media center waiting for community members to pickup. SCPS staff passed out Hagerty laptops to students from elementary, middle and high school students from schools across the county.

Hayden Turner, Sports Editor

March 30, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, major changes have occurred in Seminole County Public Schools. According to principal Robert Frasca, he and other principals have been working with superintendent Walt Griffin to find solutions for the county to continue school. First, students will tentatively return...



Charlotte Mansur, Online Editor

March 30, 2020

COVID-19 FAQ's The Hagertyjourn staff answers more frequently asked questions based off of information given from principal Robert Frasca, Oveido’s Mayor Meagan Sladek, and the College Board Principal Robert Frasca’s response to some frequently asked questions about Hagerty. How are students goin...

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