Hagerty Journalism Online

Our Take: Florida’s prepaid refund leads to more opportunities

Jessica Maldonado, Editor-in-Chief

February 18, 2020

In an attempt to tackle the high tuition costs and expensive college resources such as books and online resources, parents can start early and gather money for their child’s college education. Through Florida Prepaid College...

Our Take: Focus on positive change that defines our decade

Zoey Young, Print Editor

January 30, 2020

  As the 2010’s inches forward to its demise, we look back on the questionable music released (looking at you “Starships” by Nicki Minaj,) shows that defined our childhood, and the now-outdated technology that wo...

Our Take: There is help for those who need it

Jessica Maldonado, Editor-in-Chief

November 13, 2019

Not only is high school a time of growth and self-discovery, but it is also a time of experimentation and for some this means experimenting with drugs and alcohol. Teenagers indulge in this world for several reasons: peer pressure,...

Our Take: Administration takes the lead in building spirit

Jessica Maldonado, Editor-in-Chief

September 30, 2019

Judging from the packed student section to the enthusiastic targeted pep rallies, things have changed and we are finally developing school spirit. School spirit has always been our huge flaw for the past few years, but with a...

Our Take: An open letter to the principal

Ahilyn Aguilar, Editor-in-Chief

May 15, 2019

In the two weeks since you have arrived, we have given you a warm welcome and showed you a little bit of what being part of our school is really like. For us, these past days have been great since we have gotten to interact with...

Our Take: Tackle the fake news

Ahilyn Aguilar, Editor-in-Chief

April 5, 2019

Pulse, Marjory Stoneman Douglas, Christchurch in New Zealand. We have witnessed these shootings from far away. Although they increased our fear, they also helped us become aware. And when these events hit home, we knew how ...

Ourtake: A little perspective

Melissa Donovan, Assistant Editor

February 19, 2019

The first day of the second semester. The day every student dreads after a winter break away from anything school–related.  However, this is also a day for a fresh start. Students come into their classes with hopes of higher...

Mental illness: Not just a mood

Ahilyn Aguilar, Editor-in-Chief

December 12, 2018

We have all heard it; you finish a test, and the first comment you hear is “I’m going to be depressed for a whole week if I don’t get a good grade on that,” or “That test was so hard it made me have a panic attack.”...

Our take: School safety is everyone’s job

Tara Routie, Staff Reporter

March 1, 2018

On Feb. 14, Majory Stoneman Douglas was added to the list of seven school shootings that have taken place in 2018. With this recent shooting taking place at a high school that is very similar to our own, it is time to consider...

Empowerment from all angles

Melissa Donovan, Assistant Editor

December 14, 2017

Embarrassment, isolated, ashamed. These are all feelings that could be from someone who feels they are “different” from those around them and are in need of a sense of support. Clubs like Gay Straight Alliance and Girl Up...

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