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Football holds off Lake Minneola for district win

Football holds off Lake Minneola for district win

September 19, 2018

The varsity football team began district play Friday night with a close road victory, 35-28, against Lake Minneola. Quarterback Sammy Cordero again led the team in rushing, getting 139 yards on 20 carries and scoring twice, while also completing three...

Football falls to Lions

Football falls to Lions

September 11, 2018

The varsity football team kept within one score of Oviedo for most of Friday night’s game at Sam Momary Stadium, but after two rushing touchdowns by Oviedo’s Keonte Coffie in the late third and early fourth quarters, the game got out of reach, and...

Hometown Showdown caps off Rivalry Week

Hometown Showdown caps off Rivalry Week

September 4, 2018

There are three things that every student, regardless of grade, looks forward to every year: homecoming, the last day of school, and any big game versus Oviedo. The varsity football team will face Oviedo in Sam Momary Stadium Friday at 7 p.m. Dubbed...

Act III: Solomon Takes the Stage

Act III: Solomon Takes the Stage

September 1, 2018

It is 7:00 a.m. on August 10, and theater teacher Jamaal Solomon is getting ready for his first day working at high school.  Usually, his 2-year old daughter is up before him, but today his house is quiet. High school is a new, uncharted frontier, and a...

Making the most of it

Making the most of it

August 31, 2018

As students enter their freshman year, worlds are flipped upside down as they are slapped in the face with a reality check: high school is tough. Between juggling seven periods (often with multiple AP classes), sports, other extracurriculars and exce...

No one fights alone

No one fights alone

August 29, 2018

Oviedo senior Britton Daniel has 10 months of chemotherapy, 12 months of treatment, and countless trips to Gainesville ahead of him as he fights against bone cancer. On July 30, Daniel was at his first football practice of the year. Halfway through,...

Colorguard performs at Jaguars Falcons game

Colorguard performs at Jaguars Falcons game

August 28, 2018

On Saturday, Aug. 25, colorguard traveled to Jacksonville to perform for the halftime show at the NFL preseason game between the Jaguars and Falcons. Alongside other high school cheer and dance teams, they performed a three minute cheer routine. Team ...

Robotics program shifts gears

Robotics program shifts gears

August 28, 2018

While most students were off traveling over the summer, the robotics team spent their time organizing their new lab. With limited space, they put up shelves in the alcove in the corner of the room, and elevated their playing field to store items under it. ...

Everything but the kitchen sink

August 27, 2018

A former executive chef from Lake County expected to create a new culinary classroom in a former computer lab while simultaneously teaching students a fresh curriculum could be called a tough transition; however new Culinary I director Austin Boyd has take...

Williams receives SCPS Principal of the Year

Williams receives SCPS Principal of the Year

August 22, 2018

On Friday, July 27, at the Superintendent’s Leadership Conference, Dr. Mary Williams received the SCPS Principal of the Year award. Not only will Williams hold this title for the 2018-2019 school year, she also received a plaque, currently hangi...

ASAP works toward community change

ASAP works toward community change

August 21, 2018

Over the past year students across the country have come together to fight for their rights. “I think it’s important for students to realize they are a part of the community,” English teacher Samantha Richardson said. "[People] don’t just turn ...

More lenient dress code in place

More lenient dress code in place

August 17, 2018

Senior Lexi Groenink is familiar with last year’s dress code. “I’ve been dress coded so many times,” said Groenink. “I have been dress coded for off the shoulder tops, my pockets coming out of my shorts, and even when I wore a regular t-shirt,...

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