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Over the past decade knife violence amongst teenagers has dramatically increased.
An American take on British violence
Nairie De Gregory, Section Editor • October 25, 2023

The United States of America and the United Kingdom; allies to enemies, allies again, and now frenemies. The two unions share many parallels: Human Development Index, political struggles, and use of the...

One of the fire trucks on the scene of the house fire on Hornbeam Drive. The fire went through the attic and roof, however no one was hurt. Seminole Countys Fire Department was quick to step in and put it out.
Hornbeam house fire
Sammie Jo Clark, Section Editor • October 18, 2023

On Oct. 18, at 2:16 p.m., a concerned resident of East Hornbeam Drive in Sabal Point noticed smoke wafting...

Investing in hope
Investing in hope
Gauge Spurlock, Staff Reporter • October 18, 2023

The Young Men and Women of Excellence is a group that focuses on cultivating young minds into successful...

Kevin McCarthy is officially the first Speaker of the House to be ousted in U.S. history. As of Oct 4 he does not plan to run for reelection.
McCarthy removed as Speaker of the House
Madalyn Propst, Multimedia Editor • October 4, 2023

Kevin McCarthy was voted out of his position as Speaker of the House on Oct. 3 in a decision of 216-210....

Lots of decorative lights and fun music made homecoming feel amazing to many students.
Mardi gras madness at homecoming
Amelia Galliford, Section Editor • November 29, 2023

While blaring music, masquerade masks and cajun food don't seem to have much in common, they certainly did during the Mardi Gras themed homecoming dance on Nov. 4. The dance was exciting for many as it...

Silent Sky
November 3, 2023

On October 13, the drama crew kicked off the start to the poignant and aspiring drama “Silent Sky.” The majority...

Senior Samantha Bowron hits the ball over the net during a game.
Girls varsity volleyball serves up the season
October 16, 2023

The girls varsity volleyball team started their season in August and are on the way to the district playoffs on...

Varsity cheerleaders perform at Thursday’s lunch pep rally as everyone gets ready for the upcoming game.
Rivalry spirit week unites student body
October 16, 2023

One of the biggest moments of the high school football season is the long-awaited rivalry game. Coming off of a...

Traditionally a homecoming game results in a victory for the home team, but that tradition failed to pan out this year. Despite immense efforts from both sides, the patriots walked out with a loss.
The end of a downhill battle
Leila Amirkhosravi November 14, 2023

After the turmoil faced by the football team this season, their last game on Nov. 3 signified the end of the intense clash between them and their tumultuous season. This game marked the end of the fall...

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
September 28, 2023

School spirit was soaring on Sep. 14 with Patriots decked out in white to support the varsity football...

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 began, but might be dimming
September 6, 2023

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

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Our Spooky Pizookie, although very tasty, was tragically not very spooky.
Spooky Pizookie? More like Kooky Pizookie
Nyla Black, Staff Reporter • November 15, 2023
Prior to its cancellation, Scream Queens received mixed reviews. Fans appreciated the campy take on horror, while critics saw it as too messy and ridiculous. To this day, the show has retained a cult following.
Why 'Scream Queens' deserved better
Annaliese Long, Editor-in-Chief • November 14, 2023
The tradition of dressing up in costumes for Halloween originated from Celtic beliefs that the souls of the dead roamed the earth on the night of Oct. 31.
How old is too old to trick or treat?
Nairie De Gregory, Section Editor • November 7, 2023
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1989 (Taylorss Version) was released on October 27th, 2023. Within its opening week, it sold over 1 million copies.
Her name is Taylor Swift and she just re-released 1989!
Kingston Lareau, Staff Reporter • November 7, 2023
One of the main contributors to the shows autumnal association is the New England setting. The fictional town of Stars Hollow is located in Connecticut, and viewers are given the delight of seeing brightly colored fall leaves in many scenes, as well as the opening credits.
"Gilmore Girls" and seasonal rewatching
Amelia Galliford, Section Editor • October 20, 2023
The concert was held at West Palm Beachs iThink Financial Amphitheatre. The sold out show offered both lawn seating and seating within the amphitheater.
The sad girl hits the stage
Annaliese Long, Editor-in-Chief • October 17, 2023
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