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District Eat and Play brings fun escape to Oviedo Mall

District Eat and Play brings fun escape to Oviedo Mall

September 4, 2018

Senior Faizal Alawadhi played Space Invaders at the new District Eat and Play Arcade as pins were knocked down by bowling balls in the background.   “The arcade is really different than any other gaming arcade,” Alawadi said. On Aug. 2, District...

Colorguard performs at Jaguars Falcons game

Colorguard performs at Jaguars Falcons game

August 28, 2018

On Saturday, Aug. 25, colorguard traveled to Jacksonville to perform for the halftime show at the NFL preseason game between the Jaguars and Falcons. Alongside other high school cheer and dance teams, they performed a three minute cheer routine. Team ...

Robotics program shifts gears

Robotics program shifts gears

August 28, 2018

While most students were off traveling over the summer, the robotics team spent their time organizing their new lab. With limited space, they put up shelves in the alcove in the corner of the room, and elevated their playing field to store items under it. ...

Williams receives SCPS Principal of the Year

Williams receives SCPS Principal of the Year

August 22, 2018

On Friday, July 27, at the Superintendent’s Leadership Conference, Dr. Mary Williams received the SCPS Principal of the Year award. Not only will Williams hold this title for the 2018-2019 school year, she also received a plaque, currently hangi...

ASAP works toward community change

ASAP works toward community change

August 21, 2018

Over the past year students across the country have come together to fight for their rights. “I think it’s important for students to realize they are a part of the community,” English teacher Samantha Richardson said. "[People] don’t just turn ...

More lenient dress code in place

More lenient dress code in place

August 17, 2018

Senior Lexi Groenink is familiar with last year’s dress code. “I’ve been dress coded so many times,” said Groenink. “I have been dress coded for off the shoulder tops, my pockets coming out of my shorts, and even when I wore a regular t-shirt,...

Spalding leaves to pursue doctorate

Emily Cosio, News Editor

May 25, 2018

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Modeling and Simulation teacher Lindsey Spalding wrapped up her final year and said goodbye to her students and fellow staff members this week before she begins a new chapter in her life. “I’m going to miss the students, absolutely -- the students and the staff,” Spalding said. Spalding plans on going back to college in order to receive her PhD in sustainable energy research. Teacher Jonah Hardy from Lake Mary High School will be replacing Spalding in the upcoming...

Band members ‘break the ice’ at first 2019 meeting

Band members ‘break the ice’ at first 2019 meeting

May 24, 2018

On Wednesday, May 16, former and upcoming band and colorguard members met in the band room from 5 to 7 p.m. to become familiar with what will soon become their “band family” over the next couple months marking the beginning of band camp. The icebreaker...

May shark dissections cause a splash

May shark dissections cause a splash

May 24, 2018

May 11-18, freshmen in biology classrooms, both honors and standard, participated in a dogfish shark dissection, taking place of a nine weeks exam. Because the students had already taken the Biology EOC, the teachers decided against taking the exam. The...

Culinary to add extra lab & teacher

Culinary to add extra lab & teacher

May 22, 2018

With almost 600 students signed up for next year, the culinary department will have a new culinary lab and a new instructor, who will be determined early in the summer, to accommodate the number of students in the program. The culinary program started...

Second Amendment Walkout begins American Club

Second Amendment Walkout begins American Club

May 18, 2018

On Wednesday May 2 at 12:15 p.m. in the amphitheater, students walked out of class to protect gun laws, in a protest to counter the other protests about restricting gun laws, that have been in response to the Parkland shooting that occurred on Feb. 14. ...

PTSA hosts Grad Bash event for seniors

May 17, 2018

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On Friday, May 18, after practice graduation, the PTSA will host Grad Bash for seniors. The event, which is intended to celebrate seniors and their impending graduation, which will include entertaining activities for those who attend. “It’s a celebration for the seniors and it has food and games, raffle prizes, gift cards, and they have a chance to enter the money machine. Everything is free, and it is a chance to celebrate their graduation,” event organizer Lauri...

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