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Coach Jay Getty prepares his team for practice. Among one of the many jobs Getty has is the head coach for the Cross Country team.

Running the show

Angelica Mendez, Staff Reporter | September 13, 2021

Athletic director Jay Getty starts his day around 4 a.m. By 5 a.m., sports updates are posted on Twitter and email announcements are sent, and by 5:35 his morning run is completed. By 6:20 a.m. he pulls...

One of Stricklands hoodoo rituals involves sage, a healing herb said to take away any negative spirits around you.

Hoodoo: a lost religion

Janell Lim, Staff Reporter | September 10, 2021

Carrying a bag of garlic and brimstone as a safeguard. Walking backward into one’s house and then forward to ensure that no harm will come. Showering money with salt and cinnamon to bring in greater...

Social media platforms are extremely popular among high school students. However, some believe that they are harmful.


Skyler Glenn, Online Editor | September 8, 2021

Rolling out of bed, sophomore Levi Cal unlocks his phone to check his Instagram feed, answer Snapchats and scroll through TikTok. At the same time, freshman Michael Pang gets ready for school, not giving...

Senior Ash Wise recording vocals for her featured song Forever.

Music of the future

Greta Carrasco | September 4, 2021

Developing an idea, creating a melody, rhythm and lyrics, recording instrumental and vocals. The music writing process can take months due to all the variables of the song and emotions such as frustration...

The Ruth Project is a student-led initiative to change discriminatory high school policies.

The effort toward equity

Sophia Canabal, Lifestyles Editor | August 30, 2021

Seniors Julia Squitteri and Jasmine Kaur stood before five Seminole County School Board members, the superintendent, and the school board attorney. Their goal: to demand complete reform to the Seminole...

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