Taking Care of Masks

Cutting the straps off masks will help lower the risk of pollution.

Kayla Ashley, Staff reporter

September 21, 2020

Using the same mask everyday will make it dirty like any other piece of clothing. In order to keep reusing the masks we need to keep them nice and clean. “I wear cloth masks because I believe they’re easier to reuse," junior Paris Rivera said. Some students throw them in with their laundry load...

Hurricane Season is Upon Us

The Gulf of Mexico viewed from the Dunedin Causeway on September 17, 2020.

Abigail Houston, Staff Reporter

September 21, 2020

Besides our school mascot, hurricanes are quite a concern. Many tropical storms are forming all around Florida sending many rainstorms our way. Should we be worried about these catastrophic storms?  Hurricane season starts at the beginning of June and ends in November. Within those months, Mother Nature can turn on us at any day bringing heavy rains, howling winds, or even ...

The Choice is Yours

The Choice is Yours

Brielle Link and Kayla Ashely, Staff Reporters

September 9, 2020

When choosing to attend school or stay at home to learn, it is all up to you. Having a medical issue around or a learning disability, could have big impact on your final choice as well. Being face to face has advantages. Which includes activities to help remember a topic or an extra explanation for...

A New Norm

Students are walking to fourth period class from building 11.

Abigail Houston, Staff Reporter

September 3, 2020

School has finally reopened, but how do students and staff really feel about these new changes in learning? How do students feel about masks at school? How do teachers feel about having to focus on in class students as well online students at the same time? Most importantly, do students regret doing online school?  Scho...

The Mystery of Homecoming

Students from last's years homecoming holding up

Allyson May, Editor in Chief

September 1, 2020

It’s the one day of the year where students can dress up: Homecoming. It is a tradition that high schools have homecoming towards the beginning of the school year. The dance also includes a whole week of dressing up with different themes. COVID-19 has impacted this year’s decision if homecoming would...

Missing out in the parking lot

As seniors are looking forward to getting a parking spot, let’s reflect on 2019’s paintings.

Erin Behrmann, Editor in Chief

September 1, 2020

As juniors whip around to grab a past senior’s parking spot, this year’s seniors missed the first day feeling of a personalized designated spot. Due to COVID-19, the rising seniors were not able to receive a special parking space right away- causing them to miss out on painting the spot with friends...

Free online resources that promote productivity during quarantine

Madeleine Katz, Online Editor

April 28, 2020

Ivy league colleges are currently offering free online classes in a multitude of subjects. Descriptions of the classes along with a trailer and link to join can be found on the website, Class Central. There are hundreds of classes to choose from and diving deeper into an interesting subject...

Online sales take flight amid pandemic

Abercrombie has been emailing customers with alerts of sales ranging from 30% off to 60% off.

Emma Behrmann, Editor in Chief

April 28, 2020

Shopping at the mall, trying different things on, purchasing, and moving on to the next store became a thing of the past as social distancing and store closures became reality. Now shopaholics can only open up their internet browser, type in their favorite store, and click, scroll, and select away. With...

The best pets to own

Cats are one of the many to choose from as a pet

Grace Mercer, Staff Reporter

February 14, 2020

Pets can improve a person’s mood. No matter how angry, sad or stressed out someone may be, spending time with a pet can distract them. Pets are good for accompaniment which cam be especially beneficial to the elderly. Pets can make people feel accepted. Pets are also good listeners. Sharing Burdens...

Nostradamus’ bizzare predictions came true

Nostradamus' prophesies on the end of the world

Grace Mercer, Staff Reporter

January 16, 2020

Nostradamus published a book in 1555 containing 942 quatrains that allegedly predict famous future events. In reality, most of Nostradamus' prophecies are poorly translated and vaguely worded enough to encourage tons of speculation. Nostradamus was not just a tarot card reader or some astrologer who...

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