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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

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

Brooke Holland, Features Editor March 26, 2021

On Feb. 19, 2021, former WWE superstar and Longwood City Commissioner Matt Morgan spent an afternoon talking with students of the Turning Point United States of America (TPUSA). The club on campus is a...

The graduation ceremony is officially scheduled to begin on May 24, 2021 at 9:00am, celebrating the seniors who are a part of the high school class of 2021.

Graduating in the Bounce House

Julia Moon, News Editor March 10, 2021

The graduating class of 2021 will now be able to attend the 2021 Commencement Ceremony without the limit of a two-ticket maximum or the need of a secondary event. Previous to the announcement of the final...

The students in Dr. Allan Knight’s class was recently assigned to write formal letters.
These letters were specifically written to a staff member of their choice, with the purpose of appreciating them and recognizing their actions on campus.

Letters of Recognition

Kaiden Bittinger, Reporter March 7, 2021

Negativity and violence have been the talk of the town since the start of 2020, but there are those who still work towards spreading positivity in these trying times. English teacher, Dr. Allan Knight,...

On Wednesday, Jan. 21, President Joe Biden issued a series of executive orders in an attempt to bring the nation back to a sense of normalcy. One of these orders involved dissolving former President Donald Trump’s 1776 Commision, revitalizing the debate on how history should be taught in U.S school systems.

Battle for history

Shelby Brunson, Editor-in-Chief February 22, 2021

On Wednesday, Jan. 21, President Joe Biden issued a series of executive orders in an attempt to bring the nation back to a sense of normalcy. One of these orders involved dissolving former President Donald...

As a result of the 50/50 tie, the Democratic party will have control over the Presidency, the House for the next two years, and an upperhand in the Senate as there is no one majority leader.

A 50/50 split

Brooke Holland, Features Editor February 18, 2021

On Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, lawmakers from the Senate and House met in a joint session to finalize the long awaited ceremonial last step of the presidential election process. As states were read in alphabetical...

Across the United States, winter storms left freezing conditions and icy roads mid-February. The storms affected around 150 million Americans.

The plan on climate change

Julia Moon, News Editor February 1, 2021

On Jan. 20, 2021, President Joe Biden signed an order to have the United States rejoin the Paris Climate Agreement just hours after being sworn into office, a treaty that former President Donald Trump...

Katie Turkelson’s Yearbook class watched the Inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris on Jan. 20, 2021. Allowing students to become involved with this monumental event reflects the importance of American values and the idea that all citizens are permitted to have and express their personal opinion. “I feel that Bidens speech benefits Americans who want to see a change in this country, especially coming from him,” senior Isaac Abdelmessih said. “Personally speaking, I did not agree or stand with Joe Biden this past election season; however, I think his speech went smooth and he addressed the points he wanted to. I know that his supporters most likely valued his speech and saw it as a difference maker in this country that some saw as becoming hateful and derogatory towards others.”

Inauguration day 2021

Makayla Martindale, Staff Reporter January 30, 2021

The inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris was historic in many aspects and took place on Jan. 20, 2021, 11 weeks after the 2020 Presidential Election. In elections throughout...

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