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Volleyball wins state title

Volleyball wins state title

November 17, 2019

The team walked onto the court in a single file line. “Sicko Mode” by Travis Scott roared in the background, along with the cheers of the 33 students who had made the four-and-a-half hour bus ride to watch the girls volleyball team play in the sta...

Girls soccer loses close match to Lyman

Girls soccer loses close match to Lyman

November 15, 2019

After a perfectly placed pass from midfielder Siara Youngblood just outside the left side of the box, forward Rachel Pyro shot the ball past the goalkeeper and scored the first goal for the girls varsity soccer team, but it was not enough.  The gir...

Volleyball wins 3-0 to advance to state finals

Volleyball wins 3-0 to advance to state finals

November 11, 2019

The entire student section was on their feet, each holding up one finger. The score was 24-17 in the third game, and Hagerty had won the previous two. Only one point stood in the way of sweeping third-ranked Plant High School and advancing to the state...

More than a water girl

More than a water girl

November 8, 2019

Under the Friday night lights, running up and down the sidelines, covering gashing wounds and making sure everyone is hydrated. Student athletic trainers are the sisterhood that works behind the scenes. Student trainers help all sport teams with medical...

Volleyball takes regional title

Volleyball takes regional title

November 7, 2019

The varsity volleyball team won an exhilarating match against the No. 2 ranked Lyman Greyhounds on Tuesday, Nov. 5, defeating them 3-2 (22-25, 25-17, 23-25, 25-21, 15-9). “We had a lot of energy and a lot of emotion. We were just really happy to...

On the flip side

On the flip side

November 6, 2019

When 3-year-old Sierra Dos Santos started doing floor rolls and tricks at her friend’s birthday party, her parents knew that she had fallen in love with gymnastics. “Everything was so natural when I was young,” Dos Santos said. “But as I got...

Zuhr receives All-American jersey

Zuhr receives All-American jersey

November 6, 2019

The auditorium was packed with students cheering and chanting Jacob Zuhr’s name while he was presented his All-American jersey. During the presentation, principal Robert Frasca, and head coach Wes Allen spoke about Zuhr and his achievements before awa...

The truth about Journeys Academy

The truth about Journeys Academy

November 5, 2019

“Before making a conclusive judgement, feel the environment... these are not bad students or bad people.” As the alternative school in Seminole County, the Journeys Academy began serving students in fourth through 12th grade in 2010. Every school...

Out with the new, in with the old

Out with the new, in with the old

November 5, 2019

After a middle school era of basketball shorts, plain hoodies and worn out sneakers from fifth grade, teenagers entering high school seize the opportunity to reinvent themselves. Some join clubs or find new friends, but one thing everyone has tried is...

Theater kicks into high gear as ‘Crucible’ inches closer

Theater kicks into high gear as ‘Crucible’ inches closer

November 4, 2019

Outbursts on Twitter from the current President, deep divides between two parties with no compromise in sight, and public outcry over foreign policy scandals sum up the current political climate found in America. With that in mind,  “The Crucible,” ...

Pumpkin pageant

Pumpkin pageant

November 1, 2019

A fresh orange canvas is placed on the desk in front of students. They have one hour to create anything they want as long as it is school appropriate. Will their design win first place in the class, or will it be a flop? During the week of Halloween, all culinary s...

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