The student news site of Lake Brantley High School

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The student news site of Lake Brantley High School

The Brantley Banner

The student news site of Lake Brantley High School

The Brantley Banner

Shelby Brunson

Shelby Brunson, Editor-in-Chief

Shelby Brunson is the Editor-in-Chief on staff. She is the youngest in her family, with one twenty four year old sister, and one twenty six year old brother. Family has been a big part of her life since she was a child, which is why her siblings interest in reading is what sparked her fascination for books. Her love of reading had a major influence on why she enjoys to write.

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June

June

April 6, 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

February 22, 2021
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On Jan. 6 Trump supporters stormed the Capitol building in protest of the certification of the electoral votes.

Hypocrisy in this Democracy

February 1, 2021
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While socially distancing, chorus prepares for their first virtual concert at the Annunciation Catholic Church. Due to the COVID-19  pandemic students were distanced, masked, and could only sing for 30 minutes at a time.

Chorus hosts first virtual concert

December 15, 2020
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The death of George Floyd on May 25th, reignited Black Lives Matter protests across the nation. The outcry for police to be held accountable has only expanded, as more police involved deaths have come to light.

Over 100 days of protests

October 8, 2020
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On april 3, Junior Shelby Brunson sits at home and browses on Netflix in search of a TV show or movie to occupy her time in quarantine. All school systems in Seminole County have begun digital learning, and will do so for the duration of April. Due to student’s surge in free time, many have found fun and creative ways to stay busy.

Staff Pick: Streaming is Believing

April 3, 2020
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Seniors Anna Wesley and Madison Harris share what they have learned throughout their last year in high school with Junior Shelby Brunson.

Ask a Senior: Episode 1

March 3, 2020
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Movie of the Decade - Get Out

Movie of the Decade – Get Out

January 30, 2020
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Favoritism’s Not Cool

November 14, 2019
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On September 11th Ms. Resnicks Ap Psychology class modeled a neuron out of candy. This activity is assigned on an annual basis and is a hit among Psych students.

Importance of Electives

October 28, 2019
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The courtyard staircases in front of Buildings Six and Seven in the process of being repainted on Sep. 16th, 2019

Why Gray?

October 17, 2019
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Freshman Rose Gardner and her chief pose for a celebratory photo after Gardner was promoted to the rank of Corporal.

Life As a Police Explorer

September 23, 2019
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[Photo] Anna Wesley

August 30, 2019
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Books v.s. Badges

Books v.s. Badges

February 20, 2019
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Desiree Hagg Makes All National Band

Desiree Hagg Makes All National Band

January 27, 2019
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On Nov. 16 freshman Caleb Elferink stepped up for bat when playing for Lake Brantley against Lake Howell during the fall season. The photo was taken by Caleb’s mother, Shannon Elferink at Lake Brantley’s baseball field during the third inning of the game. “I was really excited for this game because I was finally playing for Brantley which I was looking forward to for most of summer, “Freshman Caleb Elferink said. “Even though it wasn’t the official baseball season the fall season was important part to the beginning of my high school career.”

Profile: Caleb Elferink

February 28, 2018
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