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What Squid Game takes from reality

Julia Moon, Editor in Chief November 25, 2021

Squid Game (오징어 게임). Released Sept. 17, 2021, the South Korean title was an instant success for the global streaming giant Netflix, setting the record for the company’s biggest original series...

Vice President Kamala Harris and President Joe Biden celebrate with staffers and family after a victory speech in Delaware. After a long contention by Republicans, Biden finally got confirmed on Nov. 7.

Election chaos

Faith Shimick, Staff Reporter November 10, 2020

At approximately 11:30 a.m. on Nov. 7, the Associated Press announced former Vice President Joe Biden would be the next president of the United States. The race was called after Biden was projected to...

Joe Rogan recently had his podcast, the Joe Rogan Experience, featured on Spotify. This new inclusion to Spotify was due to a deal signed by Joe that moved his podcast from YouTube to Spotify as of early September.

Joe Rogan’s multi-million-dollar deal with Spotify.

Kaiden Bittinger, Staff Reporter October 14, 2020

A podcast featuring some of the United States’ most valued celebrities, notable scientists, and even comedians, the Joe Rogan Experience (JRE) does not shy away from covering any and all topics. Original...

In the midst of the pandemic, these Chick-fil-a employees do their best to maintain social distancing guidelines. Theyre still able to cooperate as one can break down the boxes while the other organizes them into the dumpster. These are just some of the ways they try to stay safe during the pandemic.

California fires and Chick-fil-A produce

Kaiden Bittinger, Staff Reporter October 9, 2020

The fires that have been raging in California this year, starting February 15, burn closer to home than some might think. Many companies rely on the farms in California for their fresh produce, and one...

These six masks were variables in an experiment to find which masks would work best, done by a Duke study. The N62927 and surgical mask worked the best just as any masks with 2-3 layers of cloth.

Effectiveness of Masks

Ashley Weston, Staff Reporter October 7, 2020

Due to  the COVID-19 pandemic, everyone is obligated to wear masks. The factors that make masks the best and the worst are  important to know. The Center of Disease Control (CDC) has recommendations...

This year marks the second time the Tampa Bay Lightning franchise won the Stanley Cup. The NHL team, established in 1992, was awarded their first Stanley Cup in 2004.

Lightning improve despite global pandemic

Julia Moon, News Editor October 6, 2020
Since 1983, the Stanley Cup Playoffs has been the annual NHL championship, with the championship trophy being awarded to the playoff winner of the Cup Finals. Since the start of this season’s run, the Lightning has eliminated their 2019 Stanley Cup rival, the Columbus Blue Jackets, who they lost to early on in the championship. Not long after, the Boston Bruins and New York Islanders were defeated by the Lightning, leading to their Eastern Conference title win. 
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...

Vice President Mike Pence holds a press conference with Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar and the White House Coronavirus Response Coordinator Deborah Birx Monday, March 2, 2020, in the White House Press Briefing Room.

Federal Pandemic Response Falls Flat

Porter Huyck, Staff Reporter April 3, 2020

On Jan. 20, the first case of COVID-19 in the United States was confirmed in Washington State in a 35-year-old man who had recently traveled to Wuhan, China. Since that first case in Washington State,...

Chief Justice John Roberts presides over the impeachment trial of Donald Trump

President Trump Acquitted on Both Articles of Impeachment

Porter Huyck, Staff Reporter March 10, 2020

On Feb. 5, after hearing arguments from House impeachment managers and the president’s defense team, as well as a vote along party lines to not introduce new witnesses or evidence, the Senate...

Students travel in between classes through the corridor that accesses the various buildings. Lake Brantley High School has undergone numerous safety procedures to ensure the school is prepared in case of emergency.

Policies Against Vaping

Julia Moon, Staff Reporter February 21, 2020

The use of tobacco and nicotine related products has become a major issue on school campuses across the nation. In an effort to stop vapers from risking their health and education, Principal Brian Blasewitz...

Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei and other Iranian leaders at the funeral of Quasem Soleimani on Jan. 6.

U.S. – Iran Tensions Escalate

Porter Huyck, Staff Reporter January 12, 2020

The United States of America and the Islamic Republic of Iran have historically been at odds with one another as powerful players in the Middle East. Tensions have been mounting steadily since the...

The attendance desk in Building One is where students turn in absence excuse notes to Attendance Secretary Karen Wheatley. Excused absences are included in the absence total until the student reaches 15, after which absences must be excused for a student to avoid losing credit.

Attendance Policy Gets Altered

Porter Huyck, Staff Reporter January 7, 2020

On Monday, Oct. 28, Principal Brian Blasewitz announced that the schoolwide attendance policy would be changing in several key points, effective immediately for the 2019-2020 school year. The amendments...

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