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Crash course

Crash course

February 20, 2018

Senior Alyssa Melendez didn’t know what to think. All she saw was a work van speeding toward her 2014 Chevrolet Sonic in the left turn lane of East Mitchell Hammock Road. The van tried to swerve out of the way, but could no stop. It hit her car, which...

Dreaming of a good night’s sleep

Dreaming of a good night’s sleep

February 15, 2018

The stereotype of a student drifting sleeping as they sit in the back of the class may seem exaggerated, but for many students, nodding off in class is a reality. Whether lured to sleep by a warm classroom, chronic sleep deprivation, or a monotonous le...

Valentine’s Day gift guide

Valentine’s Day gift guide

February 14, 2018

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Students, staff take the DARE

Students, staff take the DARE

February 9, 2018

About six years ago, English teacher Samantha Richardson’s sister was pregnant. She woke up one morning with a headache and as the day went on, it became progressively worse, so much so that she lost her vision because her brain was swelling and it...

Wrestling pushes to playoffs

Wrestling pushes to playoffs

February 9, 2018

After finishing the regular season 9-2, including a first ever win at the Johnny Rouse invitational, the boys wrestling team lost in the quarterfinals of the first ever state dual-championships, but the true postseason, the individual championships, beginning...

Rotting Apple

Rotting Apple

January 26, 2018

Sophomore Gabriella Perez waited a year to get her first iPhone, but after two years, her excitement was over, and her iPhone was no longer useful for her necessities. “I saw this coming because I actually had to wait to get my phone until a new...

Finding the time

Finding the time

January 23, 2018

Picture this: it is the night before the due date, you have only done a third of the assignment, there is going to be long night ahead of you and you already know that you will be exhausted the next day. You see some of your friends are enjoying their...

The price of sports

The price of sports

December 21, 2017

The football team held a lead in the District game against Edgewater, and running back Oliver Hart was feeling confident. They were driving on them to score and win the game, and within minutes, his knee was injured, the ball was fumbled, and the team...

Cancelling the cafeteria

Cancelling the cafeteria

December 21, 2017

As students stand in line, grab their food and punch in their lunch number, there a lot happens behind the scenes, and it begins before most students wake up. Dining Service Manager Erin Basilo arrives on campus at 5:30 a.m. and turns on all the equipm...

Soccer ahead of curve

Soccer ahead of curve

December 14, 2017

Despite the departure of multiple starters from last year’s district runner-up team, boys soccer has continued its winning ways and looks to make another postseason run. The team got off to a hot start, winning five of their first six matches, with...

Going full force

Going full force

December 12, 2017

A Rhapsody concert, MPA, marching season, a big trip to Washington D.C.- with the first semester coming to an end, it has been a busy season for band. The band kicked off the year at summer camp to prepare their halftime marching show Fantastic Beasts...

Raiders Raid History

Raiders Raid History

December 11, 2017

Surprised, on the verges of tears, overjoyed:  the JROTC Raiders were emotional when they heard the qualified for the state competition. “We have been practicing a lot, but we did not think that we could make it,” junior Nasir Roberts said. “We...

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