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The walk around the lake at Cranes Roost is a must do for many people during the holiday season. Lights are put up around the lake and can be seen from every point around it, as well as decorations in the apartments around it. The main attraction, however, are the live events that the city of Altamonte Springs puts on. “I like the decorations on the lofts, and the live music,” senior Nil Aydinoz said. “The music [is my favorite part], because a lot of people just feel very happy when they’re listening to holiday music, and it makes everybody in a good mood and it’s just really nice to be around.”

Best places for holiday lights: 2021

Faith Shimick, News and Copy Editor December 17, 2021

If you are looking for a great place to drive around or walk to look at holiday lights, here are some of the best places this year.  

Junior Avery Ranum shares her thoughts on which level of stuff is the most appetizing in an oreo. I like the thins because they have more cookie than cream, and I like the cookie better.

OREO review

Brooke Holland, Julia Moon, Avery Ranum, and Ashley Weston October 6, 2021

How much stuff is too much? Seniors Julia Moon and Brooke Holland along with juniors Avery Ranum and Ashley Weston try three different levels of stuffed oreos: thin, original and double stuf.

Principal Brian Blasewitz subjects himself to an ice cream bath during the Rivalry Week lunch pepe rally on Sept. 10.Our victory over Lake Mary is going to be sweet tonight, Blasewitz said.

Lake Mary Pep Rally

Makayla Martindale, Sports Editor September 15, 2021

Rivalry Week is an annual spirit week that prepares the students for the football game against Lake Mary High School. Following tradition, the Leadership class set up a lunch pep rally on Friday, Sept....

The 2021 Spring Art Show was located in the Community room from Tuesday m March 9, to Thursday, March 11. Pieces included 2D, 3D, Digital Art, Animation and AP Photography categories. 

Spring Art Show

Brooke Holland, Features Editor April 20, 2021

Once the eggs are finished, Brooke put the dyed eggs in the box that came with the egg dye to dry. “We put them in an egg carton and then put them on display for dinner,” Thompson said.

Egg-celent traditions

Sidney McMinn and Rileigh Garmon April 7, 2021

Easter is a religious holiday that takes place between March 22-April 25 on a Sunday during spring time. One way to welcome spring is through dying eggs. Dying Easter eggs has been a way of celebrating...

The first step in building a sound rack is getting the rack ready for its equipment. Each rack depending on the venue and client will be a different size and vary with equipment.

How to Program a Sound System

Angelina Jonkaitis, Entertainment Editor November 13, 2020

When it comes to a restaurant wanting an indoor music system or a local venue needing sound, sound racks are built to match a client’s needs. Sound racks vary in size and are composed of different pieces...

Various presidential signs are lined up along roads throughout Seminole County during the weeks leading up to election day. “I do not think presidential signs affect people’s voting habits,” senior Melissa Sargent said. “Even after long discussions about candidates, it’s very rare that someones mind is changed, so a simple sign most definitely won’t affect anyone”.

First time voters

Brooke Holland, Features Editor November 10, 2020

Presidential elections pose an opportunity for voters to advertise and show support for their chosen side, whether it be in the form of social media posts, apparel, or never-ending yard signs. The 2020...

Preschool YouTube Lessons

Ashley Weston, Staff Reporter November 6, 2020

The children for the preschool on campus were unable to return at their normal time this year due to COVID-19. In response, the early childhood teacher, Andrea Lesko, decided to make Youtube videos to...

LGBTQ+ Representation in Media

Angelina Jonkaitis, Entertainment Editor October 3, 2020

LGBTQ+ representation has been more predominant in the media throughout the years. Animated shows, live tv and several movies have introduced new LGBTQ+ related characters and continue to share these stories...

As the break surrounding coronavirus has continued to be extended, students have found many creative cures for boredom.

10 Activities to Try Over Break

Angelina Jonkaitis, Staff Reporter April 10, 2020

Being stuck at home isn't fun for anyone. Thus, I created a list of fun yet simple activities anyone can do to get through the break! From watching movies to making cookies, there are tons of activities...

Senior Craig Cherubin puts his skills in the kitchen to use to make an English Muffin Panini.

Quarantine Kitchen

Anisa Velazquez, Features Editor April 3, 2020

With plenty of extra days at home, many students have turned this negative result of COVID-19 into a positive. Social media has become a place to share at home challenges, communicate with friends while...

Students apart of the bands loading crew help unload the uniforms for the Lyman football game. During away games the band loads and unloads trucks of equipment, uniforms and instruments in order to perform at halftime.  Photo provided by: Angelina Jonkaitis

Band Show on the Road!

Angelina Jonkaitis, Staff Reporter March 11, 2020

The band travels to every football game and performs a halftime show that an audience won't forget. Behind the scenes of these off campus performances is a crew of students and parents working as a team...

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