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“My sister called me as soon as she found out Psych had been banned,” Goodspeed said. “She’s still worried about what banning curriculum at the highschool level means for colleges.”
Florida Department of Education recalls AP Psychology ban
Madalyn Propst and Ruby Ferrell September 13, 2023

Seven days before Florida public schools started the 2023-2024 school year, the Florida Department of Education (FDOE) made the decision to rule out the teaching of College Board’s Advanced Placement...

Lyman High School is located in central Florida and is populated by over a thousand students, many of whom took home yearbooks at the end of the school year.
Lyman High School yearbook faces controversy again over LGBTQ-inclusive pages
Annaliese Long, Editor-in-Chief • September 6, 2023

At the beginning of summer, hundreds of students at Lyman High School in central Florida went home with...

Posted by a student-run Florida State meme account (non college-affiliated), the magnet is once again praised for saving Tallahassee from Idalia’s wrath. “Science works in mysterious ways,” one commenter said.
Magnet god or magnet fraud?
Madalyn Propst, Multimedia Editor • September 6, 2023

In the midst of college application season it is important to research every aspect of a school: dorms,...

While the fires have been contained, brush fires have continued to burn in Lahaina for weeks after their original ignition.
"They will swim in the waters we die in"; Maui fires fuel tourism
Madalyn Propst , Multi-Media Editor • August 22, 2023

Sparks flew across paradise on Aug. 7, erupting Lahaina and Makawao, two locations within Maui, Hawaii,...

Welcoming members from all backgrounds, the club meets bi-weekly and focuses on appreciating various aspects of Asian culture in a fresh, unique and entertaining way. “It’s fun and you get to meet new friends,” Ramos said. “We get to learn about different parts of Asia and participate in activities and make new foods. We plan to have people bring food from their culture.”
Inclusivity and appreciation: the Asian Student Association
Annaliese Long, Editor-in-Chief • September 27, 2023

As the new school year kicked off with a bang, so did one of the campus’ latest club arrivals: the Asian Student Association (fondly referred to as ASA). Founded by art history teacher Ronni-Marie Villaneuva,...

During the lunch, games such as cornhole and spikeball were available on the football field for seniors to play. Things got competitive as friends faced off against each other in intense matches.
Fun in the sun with senior lunch
September 26, 2023

Even though it is only the start of a new school year, it already feels like the end for plenty of seniors. For...

The block schedule was implemented for the 2023-2024 school year. It was made to increase more learning time for students by allowing for 90 minute class periods.
Block schedule: tension or time management?
September 6, 2023

Everyone has a day to day schedule. For some, it can make or break the day’s productivity. Recently, a divisive...

 The newly appointed ‘King of the Student Section’ Carson Homitz starts off the pep rally strong with his passionate entrance speech. Later that day he would lead the student section in cheers, chants and other traditions in support of the football team.
First pep rally preps patriots for a great season
September 2, 2023

On Fri., Aug. 25, school spirit was at an all-time high during the first pep rally of the year. Students gathered...

The long-awaited rivalry game of the season between the Lake Brantley Patriots and the Lake Mary Rams took place on Sep. 14 at the Lake Mary HIgh School campus.
The 41-year rivalry continues
Gauge Spurlock, Staff Reporter • September 28, 2023

School spirit was soaring on Sep. 14 with Patriots decked out in white to support the varsity football team for the long-awaited “Bake Mary'' rivalry game against the Lake Mary Rams.  The team did their...

Freshman Carys Horve does a tempo run at Sanlando Parkto to practice for a meet on Sep. 9.
The race has just begun
September 8, 2023

On Aug. 19, the school’s cross country season officially kicked off. The start of the cross country...

On Aug. 25, Lake Brantley lost their home opener to Oviedo 60-47
Friday night lights just begun, but might be dimming
September 6, 2023

Friday night lights shone brightly on Aug. 25th when the varsity football team played their first home...

The varsity girls lacrosse team poses for a silly picture. The girls season ended with a record of 19-6.
Girls lacrosse ends a successful season
May 2, 2023

  On Apr. 25, the girls varsity lacrosse season came to a close after being knocked out of the...

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