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Teacher bonds spice up classroom

Ellie Bonck, Staff Reporter

November 12, 2013

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When people think about rivalries, they think Oviedo-Hagerty, or two students fighting for the highest grade in an AP class. Not teachers. However, the rivalry of teachers Christopher Adams and Mark Pooler, spices up the classroom environment. Adams and Pooler met each other before Pooler started to teach. When Pooler’s wife taught, he came in to pick her up, and she was in a science department meeting. Across the room Pooler saw Adams, and his beard. "I thought to myse...

Dealing with diabetes

Madeline Kemper, Staff Reporter

November 6, 2013

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Sophomore Johnathon Albano was lost, stepping onto the court only to be completely disoriented by the squeaking of shoes, dribbling of the ball and fast pace motion of the game.  This was especially frusturating when spending multiple weeks prior to not able to focus and not understanding why.  Albano experienced these symptoms along with others including weight loss, mood swings and dehydration for weeks before finding out the real reason behind this feeling. This sensation...

College scholarship advantages

Jessica Jeffers, Opinions Editor

November 6, 2013

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Many students looking at colleges base whether or not they want to go to a college on its features such as whether or not they have certain amenities like sports teams, school colors and fraternities;  not on scholarship amounts, class size, school size and professors. Schools that lack football teams or other common amenities should not be overlooked; students should look at whether or not they offer scholarships, class size and school size. Scholarships are offered...

Halloween Horror Nights provides thrill

Madison Garr, Staff Reporter

October 29, 2013

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Imagine walking through a theme park late at night with horrifying characters walking around you within touching distance. This is exactly what occurs at Halloween Horror Nights. The event’s select nights are Sept. 20 through Nov. 2, featuring eight new houses such as the Cabin in the Woods, Evil Dead and Resident Evil.  The houses are based off of horror films and are all located at Universal. “My favorite house was Cabin in the Woods because it was really scary...

Cattack

Ben Sorkin, Graphics Editor

October 8, 2013

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Cat culture is growing. People are seemingly intoxicated with the fuzzy little felines and their antics. From memes dedicated to them, movies about them, and newspaper articles dedicated to their popularity, the cat is now the king. But why? “They are just stupidly amusing,” sophomore Tanner Strobel said. “They can climb up walls, do back flips, and they can do pretty cool things with their meowing.” Cats used to amuse humans dates back to the late nineteenth...

Graduates look back on high school

Sophie Hill, Staff Reporter

October 8, 2013

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Graduates from 2010 to 2013 are preparing for zoo keeping job interviews, college sports events, and essays due for classes at some of the top universities in the world. “Hagerty prepared me really well for the workload and the quality of the work expected. The high expectations at Hagerty translated well into going into a big university with standards just as high, if not higher,” Shivan Vyas, class of 2012 and current student at UCF, said. Vyas, like many other...

Temple Run

Haley Gaeser, Lifestyles Editor

October 8, 2013

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When there is a day off from school, the school population cheers. They cannot wait to sleep in, go to the beach and hang out with their friends. This is how most people felt on Sept. 5, but not everyone had this luxury because while most students at school were off having fun, the Jewish teens were at temple for their holiday. In Seminole County, 2.7 percent of the population is Jewish. This means the Jewish holidays are less known, but the county does allow the holidays...

Pink’d game for Breast Cancer Foundation

Lexi Rossow, Managing Editor

August 27, 2013

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The annual Pink’d home football game kicks off on Sept. 27 against University High School from Orange City. National Honor Society will be sponsoring their third annual Pink’d Out Pig Out on the soccer fields before. Leadership will be selling Pink’d t-shirts at the game and two weeks prior to the game at both lunches. All proceeds will be donated to the Breast Cancer Foundation. Students wearing the Pink’d t-shirts on Fridays during October will be able to...

O-Glow proves colorful

O-Glow proves colorful

August 26, 2013

Flying paint, glowing people, and blasting music happened on Friday, Aug. 16 during the annual fundraising event at Oviedo High School, O-Glow. Between 1700 and 1800 students were piled at the door, waiting until 7:30 p.m. to start squirting various assortments...

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