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As a freshman Sophia Baillywas awarded first place for her On the Spot story at the 2019 FSPA statewide convention in Orlando.
Bailly named Student Chair for statewide journalism convention
June 18, 2021

Senior Sophia Bailly has been named Student Chair for the 2022 Florida Scholastic Press Association statewide journalism convention scheduled to be held in Orlando on April...

PANDEMIC PREJUDICE - Asian discrimination linked to COVID-19 outbreak
PANDEMIC PREJUDICE - Asian discrimination linked to COVID-19 outbreak
Keira Coleman, Staff writer • May 28, 2021

For many Asian-Americans, the recent racially motivated attacks against Asians have been frightening, but not surprising. “There’s this phrase that goes ‘prevention...

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Quarantine policies remain too extreme
Keira Coleman, Staff writer • May 28, 2021

I have not caught the COVID-19 virus — as far as I am aware — and I have been quarantined once. But seeing how the virus can affect its victims both physically and mentally,...

Hit a wall? Time to ask some questions
Hit a wall? Time to ask some questions
Sophia Bailly, Editor in chief • May 28, 2021

There comes a time when we all hit a brick wall. We push ourselves too far and are forced to take a step back and re-evaluate. Brick walls are plentiful in high school. That’s...

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‘Spiral’ fails to live up to ‘Saw’ franchise standards
‘Spiral’ fails to live up to ‘Saw’ franchise standards
Violet Chace, Entertainment Editor • June 1, 2021

“Spiral,” the ninth addition to the “Saw” franchise that began in 2004 with a landmark horror film that popularized realistic and graphic gore coupled with a dramatic...

MARINA releases new single for fifth studio album
MARINA releases new single for fifth studio album
Aytek Abdulla, Roar Staff Writer • June 1, 2021

“We’re now living in a seminal age, the walls are being broken and we’re ready for change,” MARINA sang these words in her new single “Ancient Dreams In A Modern...

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Albert represents tennis team at regionals
Raven Morgan, Staff writer • May 28, 2021

Sophomore Bianka Albert recently advanced to regionals after winning the district tournament for tennis. After 12 years of not having a female player make it to states, spirits...

Senior tennis players quarantined at the worst time
Senior tennis players quarantined at the worst time
Keira Coleman, Roar Staff Writer • April 12, 2021

“I’d like to think that we tried everything in our power to still make it to the games, but COVID-19 won,” Ben Burgess said. On March 29, seniors Vaughn Addington,...

Eighth-grader Bella Ruohomaki competes at the Vero Beach Equestrian Club Horse Show in October.
Horsing around
March 15, 2021
Coach Derrick Hamilton coaches eighth-grader Ashvika Maddikonda during a warm up at the start of afterschool practice on Feb 16.
Dribbling into Spring
March 15, 2021
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