Hagerty Journalism Online

Trainers keep their cool

Junior Abigail Maxwell led the student athletic trainers to carry the cold-water immersion tub to the football field.

Matthew Dearolph

September 16, 2020

As she dragged the cold-water immersion tub behind her, junior student athletic trainer Sophia Ramirez struggled across the football field, face mask shortening her breath. Behind her, fellow athletic trainer, senior Addison Smith, rolled a cart weighed down with 60 pounds of ice. Finally arriving at the...

Trace of concern

Sophomore Leylani Neris scans back into her classroom so administration can track where she has been and what she has touched.

Charlotte Mansur, Online Editor

September 4, 2020

The person to your right has been gone all week. Your third-period teacher was teaching from home while you watched her from the classroom. Rumors have been swirling throughout campus, making speculations as to who was the first to fall victim to COVID since the start of the school year and how the...

Campaigning with COVID

Yard signs for various political candidates in the Winter Springs area.

Laura Shaw, Politics Editor

September 3, 2020

The moment a reality star billionaire got sworn in as President of the United States, the 2020 election was going to be a topic of interest for the next three years. The November elections are shaping up to be something voters have never seen before with challenges no one in the history of modern dem...

Student government holds virtual elections

Taylor Gilman hanging campaign posters to encourage this year's seniors to vote for her.

Matthew Dearolph, Staff Reporter

September 2, 2020

Student Government sponsor Kari Miller was used to seeing her students before they started running for their positions in the spring. This year, she had to adapt. It would be the only time that student government elections were ever held in the fall, with virtual meetings and online voting for the first...

Weighing the options

Government teacher Matthew Malkovich teaches his online students through WebEx, while juggling his face-to-face students at the same time.

September 1, 2020

First day brings big changes

The old gym will serve as a second indoor eating area. Half of the tables in the cafeteria were brought to the old gym, and this space will no longer be multi-functional.

Sharika Khondaker, News Editor

August 14, 2020

From masks and hand sanitizer dispensers to one-way traffic and partitions, students will encounter a much different campus layout when they return to school on Monday, Aug. 17. After five months off, roughly half of the student body will make their way back to start an unconventional school year.  ...

Frasca reviews options for upcoming school year

In principal Robert Frasca's WebEx concerning the school's reopening, he shared that a majority of students have chosen to return to school virtually or through the hybrid option.

Skyler Glenn, Staff Reporter

July 23, 2020

In response to confusion and worry regarding the options for the 2021 school year, principal Robert Frasca hosted a WebEx meeting on Wednesday for parents and students to attend. All schools in the area held similar meetings. The county gave families four different education options—face-to-face t...

SCPS announces reopening plan

The SCPS school board brainstorms ideas on a Zoom meeting on July 14. They held a vote later that evening to make an official decision, yet assure parents and students that it can change should the situation call for it.

Zoey Young, Editor-In-Chief

July 19, 2020

Rife with speculation and conflicting news about COVID-19, the past few months have been a whirlwind. Months of social distancing and calls for prolonged quarantine and state shutdowns have defined the summer, but the future has been unclear regarding students and their return to school. On July 14...

Senior activities update

Laura Shaw

May 29, 2020

It is becoming increasingly difficult to make concrete plans concerning many senior events that many have been looking forward to for years. School is officially ending this week after a full quarter of online learning and as seniors submit their last assignments the weight of ‘officially’ graduating...

District plans adjustments for safe learning next year

District plans adjustments for safe learning next year

Chanson Cadet, Staff Reporter

May 26, 2020

After the last quarter of the school year transitioned into online-learning, health-related concerns have generated discussion on how to proceed with all school-related events. Many events have been canceled or changed to accomodate the recent pandemic On Wednesday, May. 27,  the freshman, sopho...

Graduation plans change

Kaitlin O'Donnell was one of the original three speakers at graduation along with Grace Maddron and Artie Nayak. She and Brian Gifford, Valedictorian, will present full speeches during graduation video.

Leah Luedeman, Staff Reporter

May 22, 2020

Due to school being canceled for the remainder of the year and social distancing orders by the CDC, this year’s graduation plans have been changed unlike those prior. The district announced two plans for this year. The first graduation plan only works if social distancing rules have been lifted...

Issue 5

May 7, 2020

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