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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
September 8, 2021

Beginning the week of Monday, Aug. 30, a ripple effect spread across students’ schedules as classes...

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...

After taking the win, the student section crowds around the teammates to celebrate their win.  This spawned a moment of celebration and a swarm of plaid patterned pants.
Girls varsity volleyball puts the Huskies to sleep
Brooke Holland, Editor in chief • September 28, 2021

The Sep. 16 volleyball game was set as a pajama-themed night, leading to the gym being decked out in animal onesies and plaid pj’s. Holding onto their undefeated title of this...

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
September 13, 2021

Fresh into their season, the girls golf team has experienced great success. With their first match on Thursday,...

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...

Members of the Gay Straight Alliance marched in the parade at Come Out with Pride 2021. Students, teachers, parents and community members gathered on Oct. 10 at Lake Eola Park.
Gay-Straight-Alliance Club
Anina-Jeannette Williams, Staff Reporter • September 28, 2021

As the 2021-2022 years kicks off, clubs and organizations are starting back up with much anticipation. One of these clubs is the Gay-Straight-Alliance (GSA), which is a club that...

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...

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Patriot Pete and the football team attack the ram in hopes to secure a win for this year.
Disappearing Frogs pt .33
Disappearing Frogs pt .33
Faith Shimick, News and Copy Editor • October 7, 2021

Julia and I have been constrained by time. If we go over 15 minutes you might never see me again. So we must only ask each other the first...

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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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Ranch
Riveting ranch recipe
Julia Hubbell, Entertainment/Opinions Editor • October 15, 2021

  It is well known that store-bought foods pale in comparison to homemade meals; a philosophy I believe also...

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,...

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