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No-drop-off policy takes effect in September

Daniella Parcell, News Editor

August 27, 2013

Beginning in September, a no-drop-off policy will begin, meaning parents will no longer be able to go to the front office to drop off homework, lunches, books or anything else that a child may have left at home. The purpose of this change, brought by administration, is to prepare students for the...

Chorus hires new director

Adeline Davis, Back page Editor

August 27, 2013

After the sold out British Invasion concert last year, it looked like the chorus program was ending the year on a high note. However, when choir director Blair Bryant announced he was resigning, apprehension broke out. The chorus program needed a strong leader to keep it going, and one came in the form...

Clubs, sports participate in campus clean-up

Clubs, sports participate in campus clean-up

Madeline Kemper

August 26, 2013

Saturday, Aug. 17 was the third annual Campus Beautification Day.  Students participating in clubs and fall sports were encouraged to partake in this event.  Friends and family were welcome to come and help as well. Each organization, depending on the amount of members, was assigned a section for...

New audition process used for theater

Haley Gaeser, Lifestyles Editor

August 23, 2013

In May, theater teacher Anne Stout held auditions for the fall play, “Picnic at Hanging Rock” instead of having them a few months in advance like usual. The number of students who showed up exceeded normal. “We are encouraging more people like underclassmen and freshmen to audition,” Stout said. ...

Creative Writing Club’s first meeting Sep. 11

Nathaniel Kauffman, Staff Reporter

August 23, 2013

Whether it is to make an authorship debut, to share your inner creative beast or to simply express yourself through written words, the Creative Writing Club is the newest organization for young writers and experienced poets alike. The club, created by sophomore Steven Marvin, will have its first meeting...

Marching show based off Romeo and Juliet ballet

Marching show based off Romeo and Juliet ballet

Kallie Delis, Staff Reporter

August 23, 2013

The band is channeling their inner Shakespeare. Four months of brainstorming has led to: Dangers of a Young Heart, the title of the new performance. The show has music selections from a Romeo and Juliet ballet and to coincide with the chosen music, the marching show is a “modern-day love story,”...

New administrators added

Lauren Lee, Student Connection Editor

August 23, 2013

This year two new assistant principals, Michael Howard and Gisela Cotto, have transferred from Winter Springs High School and Lake Howell High School, respectively. Before she worked at Winter Springs, Cotto worked alongside principal Mary Williams at Lake Brantley High School, where Cotto administe...

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