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Brooke Holland

Brooke Holland, Features Editor

Junior Brooke Holland is a second year staff member and Features editor for The Brantley Banner. Outside of the newspaper room, Holland allocates her time as Vice President for Troupe 2888 and is ardently involved with various honor societies on campus. This year, Holland hopes to continue developing her journalistic strengths in conjunction with being a positive attribute to the staff.

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November

November

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

March 26, 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

February 18, 2021
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In Katherine Turkelson's 4th period Newspaper class, Seminole Connect students  log in to class with cameras on in response to new policies .

New connect policies

January 12, 2021
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One of the locations voters could cast their ballots was at the Seminole County Public Library. In political spirit, numerous signs and flags were placed along the side of the road in hopes to sway voters’ decisions and present candidates on their way to fill out this year's ballot.

[Photo] First time voters

November 10, 2020
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The number of mail-in ballots returned in 2016 was 33 million with the total count being doubled in 2020 equaling roughly 65,487,735.

Record breaking mail-in votes

November 15, 2020
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Junior Melissa Sargent poses with her favorite hand-made tropical mask.

Covid brought fashion

October 9, 2020
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Fun Fact: popular music band, Twenty One Pilots, found its name based off the events that happened in

2020 Presidential debates

October 2, 2020
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According to businessofapps.com, Tiktok has over 500 millions consistent users worldwide.

Controversy over Tiktok ban

September 30, 2020
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The four main characters played by Chase Stokes (John B), Rudy Pankow (JJ), Jonathon Daviss (Pope) and Madison Bailey (Kiara) cruise on their boat that finds them more trouble than order.

Outer Banks: Review

May 14, 2020
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The Movie Wave podcast is created by Angelina Jonkaitis, and features different takes on the intricacies of movies and shows.

Movie Wave: Episode 2 – Cats

February 27, 2020
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An excessive amount of editing mistakes due to the film being rushed into theaters also contributed to the movies’ low ratings and bad reviews. In one of the scenes, actress Judi Dench is exposed with her human hand rather than that of a cat paw, wedding ring and all. There were additional instances where cats were seen floating in chairs, fur was misplaced for feathers and discoloration in the faces was apparent. 

A cat-astrophe

February 27, 2020
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The Cats movie was released on December 20, 2019. The Tom Hooper film ended up earning around $73.5 million in the box office.

Review on Cats

February 27, 2020
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Brutus performs at Fiddlers Green Irish Pub & Eatery in Winter Park. World History teacher Brain Kupfer plays guitar for the band.

Brutus the Band takes the stage

January 28, 2020
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Leah Sommerio (sophomore), Jacob Shoemate (junior), Alicia Steffy (senior), Avery Lewis (senior), and Kyra Martin (sophomore) rehearse their group number “Merry Almost Christmas”. “Everyone kind of had their own acts to work on and they were able to make it their own and perfect it,” Lewis said. “It made for a really good show at the end!”

Troupe 2888 hosts Holiday Showcase

January 28, 2020
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The theater troupe performs their ensemble number

A Night of Scenes

November 15, 2019
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Blasewitz takes on Brantley

September 18, 2019
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