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Earlier start times up for debate

Junior Kimberly Huang working out a math problem.
Olivia Gatchev, Staff Reporter | 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...

Parking mad

Sophomores Victoria Hayward and Elaina Butler buy their parking passes in the auditorium.
Sharika Khondaker, News Editor | 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...

Oviedo Youth Advisory Council hosts talent show

Senior Sami Vincent performing the national anthem at the annual Pals Autism Walk. She will be performing blank blank at the Youth Advisory talent show on May 23.
Charlotte Mansur | 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...

Theater hosts Cabaret, final event of year

Senior Cassidy Smith sings a solo at the drama department's Caberet on May 15.
Hayden Turner, Staff Reporter | 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...

Backyard Bash celebrates seniors

Backyard Bash celebrates seniors
Olivia Gatchev | 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...

NHS induction ceremony

Laura Darty walks up on stage during the ceremony to receive her award. 72 members were inducted this year.
Olivia Gatchev, Staff Reporter | 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...

Frasca introduced as new principal

After giving an introductory speech to the faculty on Thursday, new principal Robert Frasca (right) talks with teachers, including ROTC instructor Col. Calvin Wimbish (left).
Bryson Turner & Andrea Izaguirre, Staff Reporters | 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...

Leadership hosts annual Sammys

Seniors Sophia Mancia and Arden Reidy host the Sammy's. They ran a Youtube channel together and made several videos for the event.
Lukas Goodwin, Staff Reporter | 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...

Chemistry classes continue tie dye tradition

Sophomores Daniel Ocasio and Nia Shand tie dye their shirts. They were focused on getting the designs just right.
Lukas Goodwin, Staff Reporter | 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...

Senior earns perfect score in AP Research

Jayapregasham at one of the six locations for water samples.
Hayden Turner, Staff Reporter | April 17, 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...

School Shooting Threat Defused

School Shooting Threat Defused
Andrea Izaguirre, Staff Reporter | 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....

Theater has Superior time at states

Troupe members take picture with famous musical playbills.
Sharika Khondaker, Staff Reporter | March 30, 2019

Juniors Madison Walker and Brenna McCafferty stood in front of the judges. They had practiced their act from King Henry V so many times, perfecting their French, and in the end it paid off, because the...

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