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2020 Year In Review

April 6, 2021
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Members of the Turning Point United States of America (TPUSA) club stand with guest speaker Matt Morgan on Feb. 19.

WWE wrestler talks with TPUSA

Brooke Holland, Features Editor
March 26, 2021
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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 Biden's 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
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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 Biden's 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
January 30, 2021
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Jan. 6, 2021 was a historic day in American history, as a pro-Trump protest at the Capitol, while the Senate was in session to certify Electoral Votes for President-elect Joe Biden, escalated and became destructive. In light of these tragic events, people of faith around the United States were called upon to pray over the unity of the country and safety of those involved.

Prayer amid protest

Makayla Martindale, Staff Reporter
January 26, 2021
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Twitter suspends former President Trump's personal account @realDonaldTrump. As of Jan. 8, Trump's personal accounts began to be blocked and deactivated across a multitude of platforms.

President Trump gets banned from social media

Kyra Martin, Staff Reporter
January 12, 2021
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During 4th period, sophomore Cassidy Howard sits in her Accounting 1 class through Seminole Connect, her camera, along with the rest of the students, off. During the 2nd semester, this will not be allowed.

Cameras on, distractions off

Avery Ranum, Staff Reporter
January 1, 2021
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