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During Mrs. Visavachaipan’s 3rd and 4th block period of AP Calculus AB and BC, junior Olivia Abram finishes up an assignment. Due to scheduling, this now 35 student class is the only time the class is offered on campus. “With a lot of kids in that class, it makes it different when you’re learning,” Abram said. “There’s less one-on-one help with the teacher.”
Leveling classes: a domino effect
Avery Ranum, Features Editor • September 8, 2021

Beginning the week of Monday, Aug. 30, a ripple effect spread across students’ schedules as classes were leveled and changed. Students showed up to school finding their classes substantially larger or...

2020 Year In Review
2020 Year In Review
April 6, 2021

Members of the Turning Point United States of America (TPUSA) club stand with guest speaker Matt Morgan on Feb. 19. Our club leader has lots of connections and Matt Morgan was one of them and she was able to get a timeframe for him to come in, junior Morgan  Schinneman said. He went more in-depth with what he did as mayor of Longwood and how he got into politics.
WWE wrestler talks with TPUSA
March 26, 2021

On Feb. 19, 2021, former WWE superstar and Longwood City Commissioner Matt Morgan spent an afternoon...

The graduation ceremony is officially scheduled to begin on May 24, 2021 at 9:00am, celebrating the seniors who are a part of the high school class of 2021.
Graduating in the Bounce House
March 10, 2021

The graduating class of 2021 will now be able to attend the 2021 Commencement Ceremony without the limit...

Bretton Mackiewicz hits a golf ball at Wekiva Golf Club on Thursday, Aug. 26. Contributing to the team’s victory, Mackiewicz has a fond outlook on the match. “We won by 16 strokes,” Mackiewicz said. “After the match we all had a dinner together.”
Girl's golf: taking a swing
Annaliese Long, Staff Reporter • September 13, 2021

Fresh into their season, the girls golf team has experienced great success. With their first match on Thursday, Aug. 26 being a victory, momentum has been built and the team’s...

Although the varsity football has significantly grown during the 2021 season due to the lack of a junior varsity team, the additional players seem to be benefiting the roster. On Friday, Aug. 27, the varsity football team beat Hagerty High School 36-27. Athletes, like sophomore Tavin Hebert, have felt the direct impacts of the additional players, as he has been on varsity since his freshman year. “Im a starter,” Hebert said. “I got my spot last year in spring as a freshman.”
End of an era
September 9, 2021

The beginning of the school year normally brings about fall sports, pep rallies, lunch jams and early morning drum...

In the debut episode of Sports JAM, sophomores Julia Hubbell, Avery Ranum, and Makayla Martindale introduce themselves and dive into SuperBowl LV. Listen as these girls dance around the topic of the actual game, instead focusing on streakers, halftime, and Rob Gronkowski.
Sports JAM: Superbowl
April 6, 2021

Sports JAM is your podcast for everything sports… maybe. However little you think you know about sports, these...

Kiera Moore sits in front of her collection of dice as she participates in an adventure at Friday, Sep. 2’s Dungeons & Dragons club meeting. “I’ve been playing D&D for about 4 years,” Moore said. “A friend of mine invited me to play because I bought her a D&D starter kit from Barnes and Noble.”
Dungeons & Dragons: an adventure from home
Faith Shimick, News and Copy Editor • September 14, 2021

Every Friday from 2:30 to 3:30, Dungeons& Dragons players of all experience levels gather in English teacher Andrea Krajewski’s room, 5-208. For an hour, players sit with...

Senior and co-president Victoria Camposano welcomes students to French Club’s first meeting of the year on Friday, Sep. 3. Ideas such as French film nights and other club activities were shared.
French Club
Julia Moon, Editor in Chief • September 14, 2021

On Friday, Sep. 3, after a few years of inactivity, the French Club and French National Honor Society are back on campus. Sponsored by AP French teacher Sandra Agathe and meeting...

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Patriot Pete and the football team attack the ram in hopes to secure a win for this year.
Two high schoolers talk about whatever topic that interests them and divulge into deep discussion on sometimes shallow topics. Whatever it may be, it’ll be entertaining.
Whatever the H*** We Want - Ms. Morgan
Shelby Brunson and Kaiden Bittinger April 9, 2021

Kaiden and Shelby take the discussion to Ms. Morgan's geometry classroom. Questions range from simple to thought provoking, and Ms. Morgan...

In the debut episode of Sports JAM, sophomores Julia Hubbell, Avery Ranum, and Makayla Martindale introduce themselves and dive into SuperBowl LV. Listen as these girls dance around the topic of the actual game, instead focusing on streakers, halftime, and Rob Gronkowski.
Sports JAM: Superbowl
April 6, 2021
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Taylor Swifts first re-recorded album, Fearless (Taylors Version), released on Apr. 9, 2021.
Not so swift
Julia Moon, News Editor • April 9, 2021

There is no doubt that Taylor Swift is a praiseworthy pop and country singer, songwriter and acclaimed artist. To my knowledge, she...

Taylor Swift’s 8th album folklore was released on July 24. Its companion album evermore was released Dec. 11.
Swift’s new era
Avery Ranum, Staff Reporter • April 9, 2021

I cannot say I was surprised on Mar. 14 when Taylor Swift won the 2021 Grammys’ album of the year for her 8th project, folklore....

On Jan. 6 Trump supporters stormed the Capitol building in protest of the certification of the electoral votes.
Hypocrisy in this Democracy
Shelby Brunson, Editor-in-Chief • February 1, 2021

At the beginning of 2021, most Americans were cheering for the end of the disastrous year of 2020. Instead, we were greeted by white...

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Review on Free Guy
Review on "Free Guy"
Faith Shimick and Julia Moon September 14, 2021

Ryan Reynolds features as the titular Guy, a banker who repeats his days over and over, as is his duty as a non-playable...

Taylor Swifts first re-recorded album, Fearless (Taylors Version), released on Apr. 9, 2021.
Not so swift
Julia Moon, News Editor • April 9, 2021

There is no doubt that Taylor Swift is a praiseworthy pop and country singer, songwriter and acclaimed artist. To my knowledge,...

The new Disney+ series Wandavision has hooked audiences since its premiere on Jan. 15. This is the first Marvel series to consist of multiple episodes, rather than a feature length film.
Marvel's new "vision": Wandavision
Julia Hubbell, Staff Reporter • March 20, 2021

Premiering on Jan. 15, Wandavision, the newest installment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), has captivated viewers....

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