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A winter wonderland of school spirit

Gauge Spurlock, Staff Reporter January 21, 2024

The week of Dec. 4th through Dec. 6th was “Winter Week,” a spirit week for students to celebrate the winter holidays. The week kicked off with “Merry Monday,” a cozy day where students wore...

All I Want For Christmas Is You by Mariah Carey was released on Oct. 28, in 1994, and has been a seasonal favorite for many. It has been a top Christmas music hit for multiple years, and will become a classic as time goes on.

Mariah Carey: Christmas queen or Christmas scene?

Sammie Jo Clark, Section Editor December 18, 2023

The start of the holiday season is found everywhere in late November and early December; with the weather growing colder, the hustle and bustle of shoppers, decorations all over and the noise many would...

Senior Samantha Bowron hits the ball over the net during a game.

Girls varsity volleyball serves up the season

Sammie Jo Clark, Section Editor October 16, 2023

The girls varsity volleyball team started their season in August and are on the way to the district playoffs on Oct. 17 and 19. The district playoffs could take the girls to regionals, and then possibly...

Cadets senior Jahi Abbott and junior Deven Fraser along with Congressman Cory Mills and principal Brian Blasewitz check the controls of  the Parrot AI drone in flight.

Cory Mills takes JROTC to new heights

Sammie Jo Clark, Staff Reporter May 10, 2023

On Apr. 12, members of the Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFJROTC) program on campus received a visit from Florida District Seven Congressional Representative Cory Mills. After expressing...

Saxophone combo performs at Sweet Brantley Jazz.

Students jazz it up

Trinidy Kev, Staff Reporter May 2, 2023

On Sat., Apr. 22, jazz band students decided to showcase their talents for people in the community at the annual Sweet Brantley Jazz concert. Students of different skill levels had the opportunity to show...

March Mammal Madness is directed and created by Professor Katie Hinde of Arizona State University and started on March 13.

Making madness in March Mammal Madness

Amelia Galliford, Staff Reporter April 11, 2023

A shrew mole versus a bumblebee bat, an emperor penguin against a lined seahorse and a striped rabbit versus a numbat. These crazy combinations are part of the educational activity known as March Mammal...

Antman and the Wasp: Quantumania was released on Feb.17, and the quickly dubbed the number one movie in the world. The movie was the third installment of the Antman films.

“Antman and the Wasp: Quantumania” stings the competition.

Nairie De Gregory, Staff Reporter March 21, 2023

On Feb. 17 “Antman and The Wasp: Quantumania” was released in theaters worldwide. It was much anticipated and became the number one movie in the world on its opening weekend, bringing in $144 million....

Ever since the Montreal Protocol, the four year report has been keeping track of the ozones progress.

Helping heal the ozone

Amelia Galliford, Staff Reporter March 7, 2023

Back in Sep. 1987 the Montreal Protocol was signed by the United Nations in order to reduce the harm being done on the ozone layer. According to the current four year report, the ozone layer is on track...

The Chosen episode eight showcased the witnessing of multiple miracles such as the multiplying of the five loaves of bread and two fish and Jesus walking on water. The well awaited finale left fans emotionally speechless and on the edge of their seats the whole time. The Chosen is a series that anyone can connect to and has made an impact all over the world.

Season three finale of “The Chosen” creates waves in the box office

Sammie Jo Clark, Staff Reporter February 28, 2023

On Feb. 2, the season three finale of The Chosen aired as a special Fathom Event in movie theaters worldwide. The season finale consisted of episodes seven and eight, intending to be shown in theaters...

Before inviting the incoming freshman class on Feb. 8, cheerleaders got ready for their Patriot Preview Performance. “The team I performed with was our gameday competition team and we performed at this to try to make the incoming students excited to go to Brantley,” senior Kiley Johnson said. “Our performance went well and we got a lot of energy from the people attending, which was cool.”

Patriot Preview

Makayla Martindale, Julia Hubbell, and Avery Ranum February 14, 2023

On Feb. 8, the school held a welcome event for the incoming freshmen class. Patriot Preview featured performances from a variety of group on campus including drumline, dance, chorus and the step team....

With the upcoming 2023 softball season, the girls were surprised with a completely renovated clubhouse. The biggest change was definitely the walls in the main room, senior Bristin Bordeau said. Being able to see those quotes and our logo on the wall makes me want to do well for the team and I just feel so blessed to have access to this clubhouse.

Renovated and ready

Makayla Martindale, Editor-in-Chief February 1, 2023

Following a 25-5 record with an appearance in the state championship during the 2022 spring season, the varsity softball team anticipates another successful year, as the program has continued to gain notoriety...

Lake Brantley High School Cheer, hyping up the boys varsity basketball game.

Lake Brantley cheer: the road to greatness

Nairie De Gregory, Staff Reporter January 30, 2023

Football games are known for many things: food, crowds and cheerleaders. The cheer team’s work livens sporting events, but is also appreciated in its own spotlight during the competition season. Competition...

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