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Ever since the Montreal Protocol, the four year report has been keeping track of the ozones progress.
Helping Heal the Ozone
Amelia Galliford, Staff Reporter • March 7, 2023

Back in Sep. 1987 the Montreal Protocol was signed by the United Nations in order to reduce the harm being done on the ozone layer. According to the current four year report, the ozone layer is on track...

The Sanford Zoo continues to experience flooding from Hurricane Ian. Branches and leaves litter the grounds of the zoo.
Central Florida Zoo remains damaged weeks after Hurricane Ian
Abby Roberson, Staff Reporter • October 25, 2022

The Central Florida Zoo, a popular destination for animal lovers across the community, continues to remain...

On Sept. 16, Mahsa Amini was killed for supposedly not adhering to rules regarding hijabs in Iran, creating protest for womens rights around the world.
"Woman, Life, Freedom": the killing of Mahsa Amini
Nairie De Gregory, Staff Reporter • October 17, 2022

On Sept. 16, a young woman died at the hands of the police in Tehran, Iran. The woman, 22 year-old Mahsa...

Reeling from the effects of Hurricane Ian, once playable basketball courts are found submerged in water.
‘Dog barking, wind howling, rain pouring’: Hurricane Ian brings disastrous effects to Central Florida
Avery Ranum, Editor-in-Chief • October 1, 2022

In the early hours of Thurs., Sept. 29, Hurricane Ian made landfall in Central Florida. Just a few hours...

With the upcoming 2023 softball season, the girls were surprised with a completely renovated clubhouse. The biggest change was definitely the walls in the main room, senior Bristin Bordeau said. Being able to see those quotes and our logo on the wall makes me want to do well for the team and I just feel so blessed to have access to this clubhouse.
Renovated and ready
Makayla Martindale, Editor-in-Chief • February 1, 2023

Following a 25-5 record with an appearance in the state championship during the 2022 spring season, the varsity softball team anticipates another successful year, as the program has continued to gain notoriety...

Senior Abby Bicker performs Violas monologue from Shakespeares The Twelfth Knight.
Theater takes on Shakespeare
January 25, 2023

On Jan. 13, the school hosted the Shakespeare Gala that allowed students to compete with others by reading monologues...

Provided by the Grosvenor Teacher Fellowship, biology and research teacher Lauren D’Ambrosio ventured to Antarctica. After observing the wildlife and scenery, D’Ambrosio hopes to spread word of the importance of protecting the planet, so that places like Antarctica remain brimming with life. “If there’s one thing I hope to teach my students, it’s that our actions have implications and it’s important to be mindful of them,” D’Ambrosio said.
D’Ambrosio takes on Antarctica
January 18, 2023

Departing in Nov., biology and research teacher Lauren D’Ambrosio traveled alongside National Geographic to a...

Performing on Jan. 6, the Fortefy acapella group took the stage alongside the professional acapella group MPact. “Performing with a professional group was sort-of like a dream come true,” senior Jade Durnin said. “But the best part was rehearsing with them before, getting bits of advice of what they do after years of doing this was an incredible asset.”
An MPact-ful performance
January 11, 2023

On Jan. 6, the school’s acapella group, Fortefy, had the opportunity to perform a joint concert with MPact, a...

Twins Michael (left) and Andrew (right) Harris stand out on Tom Storey Field Stadium. The pair received over 25 offers to play collegiate football .
Split decision: Harris twins commit to separate colleges
Abby Roberson and Trinidy Kev February 8, 2023

On Feb. 1, four-star linebackers and twin brothers Andrew and Michael Harris announced their unexpected split for the pursuit of separate college ambitions. The nationally-ranked duo initially both planned...

Lake Brantley High School Cheer, hyping up the boys varsity basketball game.
Lake Brantley cheer: the road to greatness
January 30, 2023

Football games are known for many things: food, crowds and cheerleaders. The cheer team’s work livens...

The girls varsity soccer team won 6-0 during senior night game against The Villages Charter School, in part because of their strong bond and emphasis on teamwork.
Girls soccer kicks the competition
January 23, 2023

The girls varsity soccer team, composed of 18 elite players, have had a successful season so far. With...

At a meet, senior lifter Mary Bonnett’s teammates watch on as she begins to lift. “I hope that by the end of the season I will be able to bench my bodyweight,” Bonnett said. “I also hope that I make it to regionals and that [the school] can get first at districts.”
Girls weightlifting hits a strong stride
January 16, 2023

Since the start of their season in Nov., the girls weightlifting team has been riding a wave of team...

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A holiday celebrating love and romance, Valentine’s Day has become associated with imagery of hearts, the colors red and pink, angels, and flowers.
Cupid vs. consumerism: the reality of Valentine’s Day
Annaliese Long, Section Editor • February 14, 2023
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The Chosen episode eight showcased the witnessing of multiple miracles such as the multiplying of the five loaves of bread and two fish and Jesus walking on water. The well awaited finale left fans emotionally speechless and on the edge of their seats the whole time. The Chosen is a series that anyone can connect to and has made an impact all over the world.
Season three finale of “The Chosen” creates waves in the box office
Sammie Jo Clark, Staff Reporter • February 28, 2023
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