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Welcoming members from all backgrounds, the club meets bi-weekly and focuses on appreciating various aspects of Asian culture in a fresh, unique and entertaining way. “It’s fun and you get to meet new friends,” Ramos said. “We get to learn about different parts of Asia and participate in activities and make new foods. We plan to have people bring food from their culture.”

Inclusivity and appreciation: the Asian Student Association

Annaliese Long, Editor-in-Chief September 27, 2023

As the new school year kicked off with a bang, so did one of the campus’ latest club arrivals: the Asian Student Association (fondly referred to as ASA). Founded by art history teacher Ronni-Marie Villaneuva,...

During the lunch, games such as cornhole and spikeball were available on the football field for seniors to play. Things got competitive as friends faced off against each other in intense matches.

Fun in the sun with senior lunch

Amelia Galliford, Section Editor September 26, 2023

Even though it is only the start of a new school year, it already feels like the end for plenty of seniors. For this year’s graduating class, this year is the last chance to radiate school spirit at...

The block schedule was implemented for the 2023-2024 school year. It was made to increase more learning time for students by allowing for 90 minute class periods.

Block schedule: tension or time management?

Leila Amirkhosravi and Elias Andreopoulos September 6, 2023

Everyone has a day to day schedule. For some, it can make or break the day’s productivity. Recently, a divisive new block schedule was introduced to the school, consisting of even and odd classes being...

 The newly appointed ‘King of the Student Section’ Carson Homitz starts off the pep rally strong with his passionate entrance speech. Later that day he would lead the student section in cheers, chants and other traditions in support of the football team.

First pep rally preps patriots for a great season

Madalyn Propst and Gauge Spurlock September 2, 2023

On Fri., Aug. 25, school spirit was at an all-time high during the first pep rally of the year. Students gathered in the gym to celebrate the first home football game of the season against the Oviedo Lions....

The majority Senior Group, Commercial 4, performs a stunning piece entitled Underground, choreographed by senior Aaliyah Spurlock. They turned up the intensity of the dance near the end, performing the pictured lift.

Dancers go through the decades

Madalyn Propst , Staff Reporter May 23, 2023

On May 18 the Dance team celebrated a successful opening night to their yearly Spring Dance Showcase. Each year the show consists of dances from all of the dance classes and companies as well as the dance...

Class of ’24 steps up

Madalyn Propst , Staff Reporter May 19, 2023

On May.16  the Class of 2024 participated in the long honored tradition of Senior Step-Up day. The tradition occurs once the graduating class leaves campus for the last time, then the next year seniors...

Saxophone combo performs at Sweet Brantley Jazz.

Students jazz it up

Trinidy Kev, Staff Reporter May 2, 2023

On Sat., Apr. 22, jazz band students decided to showcase their talents for people in the community at the annual Sweet Brantley Jazz concert. Students of different skill levels had the opportunity to show...

March Mammal Madness is directed and created by Professor Katie Hinde of Arizona State University and started on March 13.

Making madness in March Mammal Madness

Amelia Galliford, Staff Reporter April 11, 2023

A shrew mole versus a bumblebee bat, an emperor penguin against a lined seahorse and a striped rabbit versus a numbat. These crazy combinations are part of the educational activity known as March Mammal...

Students and parents stop by the table for the University of Florida, where they could ask questions and pick up pamphlets to learn more about the school and expectations for receiving admission to it.

A college night to remember

Annaliese Long, Section Editor April 7, 2023

As the school year nears its end and juniors get ready to become seniors, students were offered an opportunity to prepare for the next step in their academic journeys. The opportunity was College Night,...

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

Trinidy Kev and Sammie Jo Clark January 25, 2023

On Jan. 13, the school hosted the Shakespeare Gala that allowed students to compete with others by reading monologues from Shakespeare’s writing and sharing their own interpretation. The winners of this...

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

Julia Hubbell, Editor-in-Chief January 18, 2023

Departing in Nov., biology and research teacher Lauren D’Ambrosio traveled alongside National Geographic to a land most only see in photographs: Antarctica. Her month-long journey was provided through...

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