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Seminole County restates decision to not arm teachers

Seminole County restates decision to not arm teachers

May 28, 2019

Addressing the support of recent gun legislation passed by the House Education Committee on March 16 aiming to arm school employees, debate has been sparked between counties such as Flagler, Volusia, Orange and Seminole. Local school board approvals are...

Earlier start times up for debate

Earlier start times up for debate

May 23, 2019

With Volusia County changing the start time for their schools in 2019-20, Seminole County students wonder if time change are coming here too. The concept of changing high school start times is not new. Orange County changed start times but changed ...

Parking mad

Parking mad

May 22, 2019

No designated spaces, no painted spots, and a fear of chaos in the student parking lot. Students wonder why changes to the parking system were made in the first place, but the most recent changes were made to increase the number of people who could pa...

Oviedo Youth Advisory Council hosts talent show

Oviedo Youth Advisory Council hosts talent show

May 21, 2019

The Youth Advisory Council partnered with the drama department to organize “Oviedo’s got Talent,” a local talent show open to the community. The event will be held in the auditorium on May 23 at 6:30, and will feature 19 different acts from puppetee...

Theater hosts Cabaret, final event of year

Theater hosts Cabaret, final event of year

May 17, 2019

Thespian Troupe 6885 hosted The Greatest Show, their annual cabaret and final event of the year on May 13 in the auditorium. The event consisted of performances of songs from musicals that have been transformed from movies to Broadway Musicals. Many o...

Backyard Bash celebrates seniors

Backyard Bash celebrates seniors

May 16, 2019

This year to celebrate the seniors, after practice graduation the PTSA is holding a Senior Backyard Bash -“The Senior Sendoff”-on May 16.  It will be held from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. The event will include food, photo backdrops, inflatables, Jerem...

NHS induction ceremony

NHS induction ceremony

May 2, 2019

National Honors Society held their annual induction ceremony on Wed. April 17, Due to the prestige students took time to make sure their application was perfect, and 72 people new members were accepted into the club. The members accepted are decided by...

Frasca introduced as new principal

Frasca introduced as new principal

April 29, 2019

On Thursday, April 25, Robert Frasca was introduced to faculty as the new principal of Hagerty High School. His official first day is Monday, April 29. Frasca was selected from a field of candidates aiming to fill the vacancy left by former princi...

Leadership hosts annual Sammys

Leadership hosts annual Sammys

April 25, 2019

On Wednesday, April 24, leadership held the annual Sammys event, a show that gave seniors various superlative awards. The award show gave all of the winners trophies for each archetype, from “Best Dressed Boy” to “Most Likely to be Your Boss.” It w...

Chemistry classes continue tie dye tradition

Chemistry classes continue tie dye tradition

April 19, 2019

Starting Monday, April 1, chemistry classes started their annual tie-dying throughout the course of the following weeks, in both the science labs and in the courtyard. Science teachers Kim Dansereau, Romina Jannotti, Alyse Manning, Tawni Small and Angela...

Senior earns perfect score in AP Research

Senior earns perfect score in AP Research

April 18, 2019

AP Research, like other Advanced Placement classes, has a final exam at the end of the year. However this exam entails a 5,000-word research paper about a topic of the student’s choice and a 10-15-minute presentation regarding their paper, emulating...

School Shooting Threat Defused

School Shooting Threat Defused

April 3, 2019

Over spring break, allegations of a school shooting threat were made by an anonymous student. Questionable Instagram pictures posted on another student’s account alarmed parents, faculty and students. Images of weapons with threatening captions were ...

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