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The best pets to own

The best pets to own

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’ bizzare predictions came true

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...

New Year, New Resolutions

New Year, New Resolutions

Allyson May, Staff Reporter

January 16, 2020

“New Year, New Me” is a typical sentence to hear at the start of each year. Resolutions are being made for new diets, more savings, or being more focused. Will the resolutions stick for the whole year, or just fade away as time goes? Many people decide on resolutions based on what they want to fix...

Will tragedy strike in 2020 like at the beginning of previous decades?

Grace Mercer, Staff Reporter

January 14, 2020

The new year has come, and people are gripping their seats in anticipation of what is to come. In fact, many things have kicked off the year with a shaky start, such as introducing a worldwide scare of World War 3 on the second day of the new year, and countries facing natural disasters. Compared to...

Ten of the oddest holiday gift ideas

Cassie Santella, Staff Reporter

December 16, 2019

Microwavable slippers These slippers called Warmies are available on Amazon for $25.49, and featured in Orpah's favorite things of 2019, make for the perfect holiday gift, especially in the winter season. These slippers are filled with millet grains and lavender flower. They are not only used to warm you...

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...

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