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The student news site of Lake Brantley High School

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The student news site of Lake Brantley High School

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Student Body President and Vice President Ike Schiller and Tess Trimble along with Ms. Audra Greuel showing their school spirit wearing their Beat Lake Mary t-shirts.

Ike Schiller: Student Body President

Erin Huguenin, Staff Reporter November 18, 2020

Isaac “Ike” Schiller is the school’s Student Body President and has been in leadership for three years. His time in student government has allowed him to accomplish many of his goals, further interact...

On Friday, Sept. 18 Seminole Connect junior Student Life Editor Andrea Sumner video calls with sophomore staff member Kylie Johnson. They collaborate on ideas for their yearbook pages while Yearbook Advisor Katherine Turkelson looks on. Since Sumner is a Seminole Connect student, individual video calls are the easiest way for her to communicate with classmates in school.

Publications during a pandemic

Grace Stoker, Sports Editor October 23, 2020

Making a yearbook is not easy, especially during a global pandemic. The 2019-2020 Patriots’ Pride staff got a taste of these difficulties at the end of the school year, but the beginning of the 2020-2021...

Seniors Shelby Gay and Tyla Hall at Universal Studios. I go every other weekend! said Shelby.

Theme Parks amidst Covid-19

Erin Huguenin, Staff Reporter October 14, 2020

  Despite the controversy surrounding the matter, theme parks such as Walt Disney World and Universal Studios have chosen to reopen amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, taking extensive measures to guarantee...

Effects on Mental Health from Twenty-Twenty

Effects on Mental Health from Twenty-Twenty

Ashley Weston, Staff Reporter October 14, 2020

No one was prepared for the events that occurred in twenty-twenty. Everyone had to adjust and adapt as the world was changing before their eyes. Each experience from this year is different and because...

Featured here is Kendall’s Depop, the platform on which she sells her earrings. As of September 22 she features all these earrings for sale to the public,  with custom orders available.

Kendall Beck Earrings

Rylee Malloy, Staff Reporter October 11, 2020

This pandemic has brought out the inner entrepreneur in many students on campus. Students are opening up their own small businesses doing what they love. Thanks to online shopping, one could run...

Senior Shelby Gay poses at her workplace, Chick-fil-a, in her uniform and mask.

Working through a pandemic

Kyra Martin, Staff Reporter October 6, 2020

At the beginning of the pandemic, many people had the luxury of working and attending school from home in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Essential businesses, however, would remain open,...

The student section cheers on the varsity football team on Thursday, Sept. 17. Face masks were encouraged in the stands, but social distancing was not enforced. The varsity football team suffered a narrow loss against Lake Mary High School and the final score was 15-14.

How safe are sports?

Grace Stoker, Sports Editor October 4, 2020

On Aug. 31, following the approval of the Florida High School Athletics Association (FHSAA), the county announced that sports teams were officially allowed to practice for their upcoming games. According...

Students in Mr. Kupffers third period class are quite close during COVID-19. This is just part of working out the setbacks during the pandemic this school year.

Quarantined But Not Sick

Rylee Malloy, Staff Reporter September 30, 2020

Quarantine is a new thing we have to deal with this school year. It creates a mix of many emotions as the time slowly passes. From the perspective of a student who was quarantined as a result of contact...

Girls lacrosse is just one of the spring sports that was interrupted by the spreading pandemic, COVID-19. A game tradition for the girls lacrosse teams was for the starting lineup to run by their teammates and hit sticks with them when their name was called over the speaker. Before the game on Feb. 27, junior Jaylee Ault ran past her teammates and onto Tom Storey Field. “It gives me motivation to play the rest of the game and it makes me realize that the hard work is paying off,” Ault said.

The impact of COVID-19 on sports

Joelle Wittig, Editor-in-Chief April 3, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic rapidly spread across the world, causing significant disruptions for sports players and fans alike. Sporting events, both locally and worldwide, have been postponed or canceled due...

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

Shelby Brunson, Opinion's Editor April 3, 2020

If you are anything like me, you have probably spent your quarantine binging shows and movies on your favorite streaming platforms. Although not the most original of ideas, binging a good show will definitely...

Senior Anisa Velazquez uses her newfound free time at home to try painting. I never expected to pick up a hobby like this, because I wouldnt consider myself to be very creative, Velazquez said. However, I had a lot of fun and I cannot wait to paint more.

Staff Pick: Painting

Anisa Velazquez, Features Editor April 3, 2020

The moment I heard that school would not be back in session until at least March 30, (also known as: the good old days) I made an extensive list of activities I would try out in case I was stuck inside...

Senior Craig Cherubin puts his skills in the kitchen to use to make an English Muffin Panini.

Quarantine Kitchen

Anisa Velazquez, Features Editor April 3, 2020

With plenty of extra days at home, many students have turned this negative result of COVID-19 into a positive. Social media has become a place to share at home challenges, communicate with friends while...

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