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SCPS changes volunteer requirements

SCPS changes volunteer requirements

September 5, 2017

Seminole County Public Schools changed community service requirements at the beginning of the 2016-2017 year, but it seems to affect more students this school year. SCPS adjusted the requirements to comply with Bright Futures scholarships. This will...

Butterfly garden dedicated for VE class

Butterfly garden dedicated for VE class

September 1, 2017

After a summer of visible changes from power-washing to painting, one change in the school might have gone unnoticed between buildings 6 and 7. On Friday, Sept. 1, however, a dedication ceremony was held to open the butterfly garden for the Varying...

Gay-Straight Alliance Club re-established

Gay-Straight Alliance Club re-established

August 24, 2017

After a three-year absence, the Gay-Straight Alliance club is back and running. After establishing the club back in May, members held the first official meeting Monday, Aug. 21. During the meeting club officers talked about board positions, upcoming volun...

SSC eclipse viewing escapes rain out

SSC eclipse viewing escapes rain out

August 24, 2017

Despite passing showers, on Monday, Aug. 21, Seminole State College held the Eclipse 2017 Observing Event from 12 pm to 4:30 pm. The Observing Event was free to the public, including parking, and the main purpose was to give everyone a safe viewing...

Seminole County alters plans due to solar eclipse

Seminole County alters plans due to solar eclipse

August 18, 2017

On Monday, Aug. 21, after 38 years Floridians will have the opportunity to experience a rare sighting: a partial solar eclipse. Seminole County is preparing schools for the eclipse and providing safety advisories for students and staff to follow. The eclipse will not reach full totality in Cent...

Safety-driven lunch changes confine students

Safety-driven lunch changes confine students

August 17, 2017

With the new year came new policies, including a controversial regulation on where students are allowed to eat lunch. In the past, students were allowed to find any place on campus to enjoy their 30 minute lunch break, but they are now confined to th...

Marching band is back

Marching band is back

August 14, 2017

On  Wednesday, July 26, the marching band started band camp for one week, practicing up to nine hours each day to get used to things and prepare for a pre-show which will be performed for their parents. The pre-show was held on Wednesday, Aug. 2, in...

Mission trip inspires students to be selfless

Mission trip inspires students to be selfless

July 16, 2017

Summer is a time where students get to relax by the beach, hang out with friends, take a break from responsibilities and focus on themselves. However, senior Maria Puccio-Ball’s summer turned out to be the complete opposite. Ball, along with 50 other ...

Man up!

Man up!

May 24, 2017

Powderpuff cheerleading: awkward, manly guys trying to morph into the stereotypical vision of a high school cheerleader. This is exactly what junior Bryan Fajardo was thinking when he joined the junior powderpuff cheer team for a laugh. But as he cheered...

Out with the old, spin with the new

Out with the old, spin with the new

May 22, 2017

Stress balls and desk toys have been around forever, but now all the hype is about a sleek, addicting and collectable item: the fidget spinner. Fidget spinners have been framed as just a toy, but they may be capable of more than what meets the eye....

Gay-Straight Alliance Club holds first meeting

Gay-Straight Alliance Club holds first meeting

May 18, 2017

For the first time in three years, on Tuesday, May 9 the Gay-Straight Alliance met to discuss next year’s plans and events under the supervision of club sponsor Kimberly Carten.   The Gay Straight Alliance Club aims to create an understanding a...

Backyard Bash brings fun, games and goodbyes

Backyard Bash brings fun, games and goodbyes

May 17, 2017

A blow up obstacle course, music, photo booths, a cash wind tunnel, a candy bar and raffles will all be waiting for the class of 2017 on Friday, May 19 as they head to the courtyard for the Backyard Bash. The Backyard Bash is a PTSA run event that...

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