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Guide to Christmas Gifts

Allyson May, Staff Reporter

December 12, 2019

Buying, giving, and receiving are perks of Christmas each year, but stress about figuring out what to buy for people rolls around too. Trying to find that perfect gift for someone can sometimes be difficult when you cannot figure out what to buy. When it comes to parents, think of the little things that can sp...

‘Tis the season for Christmas trees

‘Tis the season for Christmas trees

Marla Mitchell, Staff Reporter

December 11, 2019

As Christmas comes rolling in, so the traditions that come with it. For over 30 years, taking a trip to Ergle Christmas Tree Farm has been a holiday tradition for many families in Central Florida. The Christmas tree is the centerpiece of tradition for many, when it pertains to the holidays. This time...

Headlines out of this world, except for Florida

Erin Behrmann, Staff Reporter

November 4, 2019

Florida man bites off neighbor’s Ear because he wouldn’t give him a cigarette. Only in Florida would a man go up to his neighbor, give him a bear hug and take a taste of his ear. This happened all over not being given a cigarette, but biting ears is not the only thing this neighbor does. He yells t...

Mental health awareness taught in class

Mental health awareness taught in class

Allyson May, Staff Reporter

October 28, 2019

Mental health is a person’s psychological and emotional well-being. After conflicts arose within schools over the past years, Pinellas County is enforcing a program that takes time from classes and focuses on mental health awareness.  Five times during the school year, teachers are required to take...

Fun festivities for fall

Fun festivities for fall

Lizzy Mason, Staff Reporter

October 25, 2019

The air gets cooler, leaves turn brown, and the scent of cinnamon and pumpkin lace the air. Pumpkin patches and haunted houses are on every street corner and spooky decorations line the neighborhood. There are plenty of activities to partake in around Halloween time. Some include fall festivals and t...

How ‘Palm Harbor Happenings’ benefits the community

How ‘Palm Harbor Happenings’ benefits the community

Delaney Wildermuth, Student Reporter

October 24, 2019

The Tampa Bay area has a unique sense of local pride; The ‘Palm Harbor Happenings’ Facebook group has been operating since Dec. of 2013 for the purpose of bettering the close-knit community. The original administration formed the group for the purpose of advertising local events and promoting...

Just another teen craze

Just another teen craze

Marla Mitchell, Staff Reporter

September 30, 2019

VSCO (pronounced “visco”) is a popular photo-editing app that many teens use. The VSCO girl aesthetic is derived from the app because the photos uploaded on the app, mostly by teenage girls, have common characteristics. The signature VSCO girl usually has a specific style. Some popular brands...

These natural medications can keep you happy and healthy

These natural medications can keep you happy and healthy

Jacyn McCrudden, Staff Reporter/Photographer

September 27, 2019

Cannabis, commonly referred to as CBD, can help with medical problems such as anxiety and joint pain and can also calm the nerves of animals. Although it can't get people high, it is gathered from the stem of the marijuana plant.  The reason this drug works so well is that it changes the way people feel by activa...

What’s trending in 2019

What’s trending in 2019

Lizzy Mason, Staff Reporter

September 17, 2019

All black or an oversized t-shirt? Girly and colorful or neon and chains? Vintage or modern? When walking around campus, multiple clothing trends can be spotted.  Sometimes, it seems as if we have leapt back in time when a trend first comes up. These days, dressing vintage has been super popular. B...

Senior Homecoming Court Profiles

Allyson May, Staff Reporter

September 11, 2019

With the new school year in session, Homecoming Court nominations have been voted on. Here are the reasons these four Seniors gave for why they should be voted for.   Nicole Tutak (‘20) Tutak ran for Homecoming Court because she wanted to try for the spot again and experience the fun of i...

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