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Freshman looks forward to Europe trip

May 21, 2019

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She walked down the city street, watching the red double-decker buses race by, fascinated by the beautiful colors of stings of light hanging across the street, then her table partner tapped her on the shoulder and woke her ou...

EFSC summer term starts this week

May 13, 2019

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Many Eastern Florida State College dual-enrollment students will be starting their respective summer classes while the high-school year is still ongoing. Classes for the Term A session will begin this week, approximately two weeks...

AP exam conflict causes consternation

May 13, 2019

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While Advanced Placement testing is scheduled to conclude May 17, some students will have to make up exams after the two-week scheduled testing window, due to conflicting examination times. One such conflict involves the AP Spanish...

Freshmen react to biology EOC

May 13, 2019

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Throughout the school year, freshman Lily Winsten has kept the biology end-of-course exam in the back of her mind, in part because the test will count for 30 percent of her final grade in the class. “I felt pretty prepared for the EOC. I kin...

Standardized tests increases stress on students

May 9, 2019

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When the bells go silent and the media center is always closed, it only means one thing: it’s standardized test and exam month. Because all standardized tests are required by the state to be taken in the month of May, students s...

Drills leave some on edge

May 2, 2019

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The past few weeks, students and faculty have been experiencing emergency school drills frequently because of the school safety concerns. “The drills have cut class time short so we don’t always get to finish the lesso...

Juniors retake classes online to qualify for early admission

April 22, 2019

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Mistakes from middle school are coming back to haunt students and their chances of enrolling full time at Eastern Florida State College. High school credit classes taken in middle school are pulling down some juniors’ grade-poin...

Performers, presenters dazzle at middle-school awards

April 15, 2019

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To applaud the middle-schoolers for their accomplishments, the annual awards ceremony was held Tuesday. Middle-School Student Government Association Vice President Kathryn B. opened the ceremony with the pledge of allegiance...

Debate team speaks up at competition

April 15, 2019

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Glancing nervously at the audience, freshman Surina Venkat read out the final line of her poem. Venkat participated in the Speech and Debate tournament recently, as a member of the school’s team. Students were placed in ...

Common Core gets replaced with new standards

April 8, 2019

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At the end of January, Florida’s Governor Ron DeSantis signed Executive Order 19-32 which will get rid of Common Core from Florida’s standards.  The new standards will not be put into place until the fall school year of 2...

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