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“Your now is not your forever”

Jacyn McCrudden, Staff Reporter/Photographer

April 10, 2019


Filed under Features, Uncategorized

There isn’t a doubt in anyone’s mind that school is a struggle for every student in some sort of way. Classes can be difficult, trying to reach that GPA that you have been wanting to get could be a challenge, and the the drama that comes with everyday life can be a factor that contributes to the ...

Technology and Emotions

Technology and Emotions

Sophia Sesi, Staff Reporter

April 3, 2019


Filed under Features

Emotions are a powerful thing, but why are some emotions triggered by things we see through social media and technology? Technology and social media play a key role in the life of teenagers nowadays especially apps such as Instagram, Snapchat, and Twitter. Students such as Sophie Raszka (‘21) believe ...

SAT scores indicate which college is the best academic fit for students

Madeleine Katz, Online Editor

April 2, 2019


Filed under Features

Some students spend months studying, analyzing PSAT scores, and learning tips and tricks to ace the test. Others walk in on test day, not knowing that they aren't allowed to use mechanical pencils and scrambling to find a calculator. Taking the SAT is an important step towards applying to college, an...

Recharging with caffeine

Recharging with caffeine

Lizzy Mason, Staff Reporter

April 2, 2019


Filed under Features

For some high school students, caffeine can be a daily essential to stay awake. Between coffee and energy drinks, caffeine is here to save the day. Struggling to stay awake in class after a late night is a common thing among students. Luckily vending machines around campus offer Mountain Dew Kickstarts w...

Aftermath Yearbook receives CSPA Crown Award

Aftermath Yearbook receives CSPA Crown Award

Natalie Tajeddine, Reporter

April 1, 2019


Filed under Features, Multimedia, Student Life

CSPA is an international journalism publication convention that was founded in 1925, and every year they recognize hundreds of schools on yearbooks, lit mags, newspapers, and online media. This spring, like many others, Palm Harbor’s Aftermath staff is being awarded for last year’s yearbook. ...

Welcome to the 80’s

Welcome to the 80’s

Allyson May, Staff Reporter

April 1, 2019


Filed under Features

The neon colors of the 80's haven't made a come back, but the scrunchies and mom jeans have. The "new fit" for teenagers today, mom jeans, shoes, scrunchies, etc, have made a large appearance in people’s wardrobes. What now has become popular for clothing, was the big deal in the 80’s for clothi...

Granting wishes for breast cancer survivors

Granting wishes for breast cancer survivors

Marla Mitchell, Staff Reporter

March 26, 2019


Filed under Features

My Hope Chest is the one and only organization concentrating on treatment for uninsured survivors. Many of these women have lost hope, not knowing that there is a cure, which is My Hope Chest. Just imagine that one thing that makes you a woman being snatched away, not being able to be like every other...

Driving from the view of a freshman

Grace Mercer, Staff Reporter

December 20, 2018


Filed under Features

A former ninth grader, Kiley Truskey, is very close to getting her learners permit. Yet, this still doesn’t prevent her from having to think about people driving for the wrong reasons while in the wrong state of mind. Truskey takes an online driving course to get her learner’s permit. Before she...

Preparation before getting a pet

Emma Bianco, Staff Reporter

December 20, 2018


Filed under Features

A furry friend can cheer up a family. For many years people have brought pets into their homes. Whether it’s a small animal in a cage, or a big dog, there are things necessary to purchase in order to prepare for getting a pet. Whether the pet is from a local breeder or from a shelter, making sure the pet does...

Teachers behind the scenes

Teachers behind the scenes

Josselyn Cantellano and Elarya Tadres

December 20, 2018


Filed under Features, Top Stories

Usually students don’t think there is much to teachers besides going to school, grading papers and teaching. Teachers are not teachers outside of school, for example, Mrs. Demiana Youssef watches shows like most students at school, Mrs. Lori Bauck sings, Mr. Joseph Corr has traveled around the world,...

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