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The 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics ended Sunday, Feb. 20. The 2026 Winter Olympics are scheduled to be held in the Italian cities of Milano and Cortina, more officially noted as the XXV Winter Olympic Games.

Broadcasting the Winter Olympics: Beijing 2022

Julia Moon, Editor in chief March 14, 2022

The 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing broke records and fulfilled Olympic dreams for many worldwide athletes. The host country of the XXIV Winter Games, China, has made precautions to avoid COVID contact...

Orlando politician Anna Eskamani poses by Lake Eola, surrounded by high-rise buildings.

Anna Eskamani: Connected to the city

Delaney Rosenblatt, Staff Reporter March 8, 2022

It may be surprising that former President Barack Obama, Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer, Florida Professional Firefighters State Association, actor Mark Hamil and basketball coach Stan Van Gundy all have one...

Students rehearse choreography for “Stick to the Status Quo” on Feb. 16’s rehearsal. “The singing and the dancing [are my favorite part],” senior Denver Graham said. “It’s not hard for me, stuff like this comes naturally.”

The start of the “High School Musical” ‘school year’

Faith Shimick, News and Copy Editor February 23, 2022

On Jan. 31 and Feb. 1, initial auditions were held for the spring production of Disney’s ‘High School Musical.’ The next day, callbacks were held, and the day after that, the cast list came out....

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The introduction of the Omicron variant in Seminole County

Anina-Jeannette Williams, Staff Reporter February 7, 2022

 As the second semester of the school year kicks in, students return to campus with an unanticipated anxiety as an additional strand of COVID-19 has spread throughout the U.S. The Omicron variant was...

Seoul, South Korea

What Squid Game takes from reality

Julia Moon, Editor in Chief November 25, 2021

Squid Game (오징어 게임). Released Sept. 17, 2021, the South Korean title was an instant success for the global streaming giant Netflix, setting the record for the company’s biggest original series...

Members of GSA walk amongst members and allies of the LGBTQ+ community during the Come Out with Pride celebration on Oct. 9. “It was so special to be in such a supportive and welcoming environment.

Come Out with Pride parade

Julia Hubbell, Entertainment/Opinions Editor November 10, 2021

Though Pride Month takes place during June, many events and celebrations of the LGBTQ+ community continue year-round. Among these was the Come Out with Pride event on Oct. 9 in Orlando, which took place...

Homecoming tickets are on sale at myschoolbucks.com. The homecoming dance will take place Saturday, Nov. 9 at 7:00pm.

Fabulous Lake Brantley all about homecoming

Faith Shimick, Copy Editor November 1, 2021

What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas, but what is taking place on the Grassy Green on Nov. 6 is already being talked about. The theme of this year’s homecoming is ‘Fabulous Lake Brantley’, and spirit...

English teacher Audra Greuel sits in front of her students in her classroom, taking questions and encouraging class discussion about assigned reading. In order to nurture a friendly academic environment, she participates in back-and-forth dialogue with the class, exchanging ideas and thoughts.

Audra Greuel is named Teacher of the Year

Annaliese Long, Staff Reporter October 30, 2021

In the midst of her second period on Monday, Oct. 11, English and Leadership  teacher Audra Greuel was still unaware of who would win the title of 2022 Teacher of the Year. While discussing a class reading...

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The spread of Covid-19 and the current mask mandate

Anina-Jeannette Williams, Staff Reporter September 23, 2021

As the 2021-2022 school year progresses and students become accustomed to another school year back on campus, there are still precautions being taken in order to account for the health and safety of the...

Club night

Club night

September 14, 2021

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

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