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College application deadline looms
College application deadline looms
Ayah Saleh October 15, 2021

With the college application deadline two weeks away, but seniors are scrambling. "I'm very stressed," senior Ainsley Jackson said. "This year, I'm taking two AP classes,...

Is the school dress code sexist? Opinions vary
October 15, 2021

A mother in Tennessee has sent an email to her daughter's school, claiming that the dress code is sexist towards girls.  Her email read, “As the parent of a daughter...

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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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The iPhone 13 boasts a better camera, battery and screen resolution.
iPhone 13 draws mixed reviews on campus
October 14, 2021

The long-awaited iPhone 13 lineup recently was announced by Apple, with pre-ordering underway. The iPhone 13 attempts to make improvements to three main areas: the camera,...

Candyman a bittersweet sequel
'Candyman' a bittersweet sequel
Violet Chace, Entertainment Editor • September 14, 2021

The new “Candyman” is a direct sequel to the 1992 original by the same name. Just like the 2018 “Halloween,” it disregards sequels released in the interim. This version...

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Junior Lila Iwanowski placed fifth at the Cape Coast Conference meet.
Girls’ golf places fifth at Cape Coast Conference
October 12, 2021

Juniors Lila Iwanowski and Abigail Watson and placed fifth and 11th individually, shooting 39 and 49 respectively to lead the girls’ golf team to fifth place out of 11 at...

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...

Eighth-grader Bella Ruohomaki competes at the Vero Beach Equestrian Club Horse Show in October.
Horsing around
March 15, 2021
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