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Boys’ lacrosse team makes gains

December 7, 2018

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The boys’ lacrosse team continues to prepare for the start of the lacrosse season, beginning team workouts in addition to their other regularly-scheduled practices. “Last year we lifted, but it was after school, but this presea...

Girls’ lacrosse ramps up training

December 7, 2018

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After school on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m., the varsity girls' lacrosse team trains on campus. The team begins by doing laps throughout the school grounds and then completing the tradi...

Athletes balance games, school work

December 7, 2018

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Winter sports are in full swing as school work begins to increase.  Student athletes have to find a balance between school work, practices and games. Freshman Ashlyn Smith, who plays basketball, has a game or practice six da...

Bowling team takes academic title

December 7, 2018

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Despite ending their season short with a loss against Bayside in the second round of the district playoffs, the boys’ bowling team was recently received the Academic Team Champion Award from the Florida High School Athleti...

Eighth-graders tagged to play outside

December 7, 2018

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The eighth-grade homerooms recently met outside the soccer field to play Blob Tag, a twist on the traditional children's game of tag. "Since we finished the required activities, we decided that we'd have a day where all...

Advanced musicians support rookies

December 7, 2018

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Butterflies fluttered in the stomachs of beginning band students as they began to play their opening song at the first concert of the year recently. The anxious feelings faded away, however, as they finished their...

Three seniors earn maximum score of 36 on ACT exam

Justin Ho, Staff writer

December 4, 2018

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Usually, taking one of the most important standardized tests of your high school career while sick with a 101-degree fever is a recipe for disaster, but for senior Maggie Dercole it turned out quite the opposite as she, along...

Potter Club members attend new film’s premiere

Matthew Corrigan

December 3, 2018

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The long wait and anticipation is finally over.  “Fantastic Beast: The Crimes of Grindelwald” has been released and a few members of Maggie Molledo’s Harry Potter Club met last Friday night at Cinema World to ...

Plans for International Fiesta in the works

December 3, 2018

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Senior Molly Luu takes on many tasks in her daily life. She is vice president of Spanish Honor Society, co-editor in chief of the yearbook, class officer and an employee at Chipotle. “I think most of the clubs I do during sch...

Boys’ tennis eyes new recruits

December 3, 2018

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Interest in boys’ tennis seems to have increased, if the 15 boys who attended a recent informational meeting are any indication. Last year, only eight boys tried out for tennis. “It was different from previous years ...

Yearbook cover to commemorate 20th anniversary

December 3, 2018

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The 2019 edition of “Arcadia” yearbook will be getting a special cover to celebrate the school’s 20th anniversary. “It’s very expensive, really, really cool cover,” said Isabella Serrano-Kuehnast, the yearbook’s...

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