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State introduces mental health program

State introduces mental health program

January 23, 2020

Following a surge of tragedies in high schools across the country, most notably with Stoneman Douglas two years ago, the Florida state legislature created a new law requiring all public middle schools and high schools to watch a selection of videos reg...

10,000 hours and a lot of paint

10,000 hours and a lot of paint

January 22, 2020

On Jan. 20, county road 419 was packed for miles, but not with typical traffic. From Oviedo High School to Round Lake Park, thousands of people marched down the street for two miles to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King in the city's annual Martin Luther...

New classes offered for upcoming year

New classes offered for upcoming year

January 16, 2020

With course registration deadlines approaching, students may not have heard about some of the new courses offered in the updated curriculum guide. Students may find new offering in core classes, such as Calculus Honors  or electives like Law Studies III.  Though there are many new additions, AP Comparati...

Gaming levels up

Gaming levels up

January 5, 2020

OBSESSED WITH GAMING Sitting in his bedroom in front of a CyberPower PC with components he added on his own, all of Senior Sergio Alcala’s attention is on the League of Legends tournament he and his team of four is playing. Alcala plays ...

Dance puts on holiday show

Dance puts on holiday show

December 23, 2019

On Dec. 13, all dance technical classes performed their annual winter showcase at 7 p.m. in the auditorium. After a nine week preparation period, all dancers who participated earned their final grade of the quarter courtesy of the director, Diane Hasenban...

Are we there yet?

Are we there yet?

December 18, 2019

I counted down the days until break, impatiently waiting for the trip north to see relatives. The time finally comes, and while my family and I pack our suitcases and load the car, it hits me. I am trapped with my family in a metal box on wheels. There will be n...

Winter Week: Huskies celebrate holiday spirit

Winter Week: Huskies celebrate holiday spirit

December 16, 2019

A fun, easy week of winter-inspired events for students and staff raised excitement for the upcoming holidays and winter break. The first Winter Week ever, leadership created the event as another good way to add school spirit activities into the year...

Boys basketball looks to rebound

Boys basketball looks to rebound

December 16, 2019

Missed free throws, blocked lay-ups, poor shots—after an 0-3 start to the regular season, including a loss to Oviedo, the boys’ basketball team was looking for solutions. The team had to change the scoring dynamic after losing three seniors and...

Band leaves for Germany

Band leaves for Germany

December 13, 2019

After a year of planning, 75 members of the marching band will depart for their Christmas markets tour of Germany and Austria on Dec. 14. “I wanted to go because it is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity,” clarinet player Avery Descheneaux said. This...

Shifting into high gear

Shifting into high gear

December 7, 2019

Of all the liberties students gain as upperclassmen - privilege days, a reserved senior section at pep rallies, even joining the powderpuff team - driving to school every day is the most popular. Teenagers can get their driver’s license as soon as t...

12 athletes sign during NCAA signing day

12 athletes sign during NCAA signing day

November 20, 2019

On Tuesday, Nov. 19, the auditorium was filled with students, family and coaches to support the 12 athletes from signing to colleges in the National Collegiate Athletic Association ceremony.  The state championship girls volleyball team claimed five of the twelve athletes on the list. Jessica Buis committed to University...

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