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AP tests move to online

AP tests move to online

April 6, 2020

Due to the state-wide school closures as a result of the Coronavirus, students taking AP courses will no longer take CollegeBoard tests in their usual format for this year. Instead of an in person test that is hours long - with hand written responses,...

SCPS prepares for distance learning

SCPS prepares for distance learning

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...

DECA president places first in competition

DECA president places first in competition

March 9, 2020

On March 5, the Distributive Education Clubs of America chapter, began competing in a three-day, state wide competition chaperoned by club sponsor Matthew Thompson. Hosted at the Florida Hotel, hundreds of chapters from across the state gathered to pa...

Mod and Sim looks to the future

Mod and Sim looks to the future

February 23, 2020

With suspense and a drumroll leading up to the judges announcing the first-place winner, junior Kevin Cosio’s heart raced. After putting in countless hours working on their project, BioBlaster, this would be the moment his team found out if they wou...

Robotics stacks up spots to state championship

Robotics stacks up spots to state championship

February 5, 2020

On Saturday, Feb. 1, robotics hosted the annual FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Tech Challenge SpaceCoast League Championship. Twenty-three teams from Seminole and Brevard counties, including Hagerty teams Metal Morpho...

State introduces mental health program

State introduces mental health program

January 23, 2020

Following a surge of tragedies in high schools across the country, most notably with Stoneman Douglas two years ago, the Florida state legislature created a new law requiring all public middle schools and high schools to watch a selection of videos reg...

New classes offered for upcoming year

New classes offered for upcoming year

January 16, 2020

With course registration deadlines approaching, students may not have heard about some of the new courses offered in the updated curriculum guide. Students may find new offering in core classes, such as Calculus Honors  or electives like Law Studies III.  Though there are many new additions, AP Comparati...

Dance puts on holiday show

Dance puts on holiday show

December 23, 2019

On Dec. 13, all dance technical classes performed their annual winter showcase at 7 p.m. in the auditorium. After a nine week preparation period, all dancers who participated earned their final grade of the quarter courtesy of the director, Diane Hasenban...

Band “Rhaps” up year with annual concert

Band “Rhaps” up year with annual concert

December 17, 2019

With a packed audience, band hosted the Rhapsody in Blue concert on Friday, Dec. 6. Different sections of the band played songs ranging from “Let it Snow”  to “The Raider’s March.”  Jazz I started off the night with the performance of “The Little Drummer Boy” in front...

Winter Week: Huskies celebrate holiday spirit

Winter Week: Huskies celebrate holiday spirit

December 16, 2019

A fun, easy week of winter-inspired events for students and staff raised excitement for the upcoming holidays and winter break. The first Winter Week ever, leadership created the event as another good way to add school spirit activities into the year...

Band leaves for Germany

Band leaves for Germany

December 13, 2019

After a year of planning, 75 members of the marching band will depart for their Christmas markets tour of Germany and Austria on Dec. 14. “I wanted to go because it is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity,” clarinet player Avery Descheneaux said. This...

Chorus holds winter show

Chorus holds winter show

December 13, 2019

On the evening of Dec. 10, people flooded into the auditorium to hear the chorus sing in their annual winter concert. The students were looking forward to a festive performance to put them in the holiday spirit. All five choir classes gathered on stage...

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