Car crashes could be prevented

This is what could happen if you decide to text 'n' drive.

Jacob Costantino, Staff Reporter

December 17, 2018

If statistics show that there are 77 car crashes per day in Pinellas County, then there must be something wrong with how people learn to drive. All people take a test to drive, and yet every day there are enough car crashes to make a new car through recycling, maybe, even more. That should say that...

“Baby it’s Cold Outside” sparks controversy

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Eli Thompson, Staff Reporter

December 17, 2018

Christmas music is one thing to look forward to when December rolls around, but some radio stations are banning one specific song. “Baby it’s Cold Outside” is a popular song throughout the Christmas holiday, but some of its lyrics are found to be very controversial. Some are taking the ref...

Better health choices are necessary

An average student lunch includes pizza, an apple, and some Doritos.

Marla Mitchell, Staff Reporter

December 17, 2018

Meals in the school cafeteria are in fact, very convenient because students do not have to worry about packing a lunch. Eating school lunches can also help parents save money by not having to buy their child a lunch, if the student is qualified for free-reduced lunch. A nutritious lunch can help the...

Everything wrong with the school bathrooms

Jennifer Young (‘20) fixes her hair at lunch in the school bathroom in Building 3.

Justine Nguyen, staff reporter

December 17, 2018

The school bathrooms wouldn’t normally be classified as anyone’s idea of a “fun hangout place.” There may be exceptions to this rule, but the point still stands that most people don’t want to be in the school bathrooms unless they have to. Quite frankly, they’re disgusting. Some students may think thi...

Honestly, you should buy your yearbook

Hannah Pinnell (‘20) and Rachel Giaquinto (‘20) show their love for last years award winning yearbook.

Natalie Tajeddine, Staff Reporter

December 17, 2018

To be honest, there are many reasons why you should buy your yearbook this year, and every year. Starting with the fact that it’s one of the best, like ever. The Palm Harbor University Aftermath yearbook is awarded on a national level, and gets better every year. The work put into the yearbook by hardworking stu...

Mothman: The moth, the man, the legend

Abby Knauff, a nonbeliever, explains why she thinks Mothman is fake.

Delfina Caceres, Staff Reporter

December 13, 2018

Mothman is a conspiracy theory that originated in Clendenin, West Virginia when five men digging a grave spotted a man-like figure flying above them. Is he a conspiracy theory? Yes. But I have faith that he’s real and alive and may perhaps be God himself.   The second sighting of Mothman occured in Po...

Teens must take precautions while driving

Mr. John Baker showing a driver's education student how to shuffle steer.

Marla Mitchell, Staff Reporter

December 13, 2018

Some teenagers are not aware of the safety regulations that are put in place when it comes to driving. As a result, teens go out on the road being naive to the fact that they are putting thousands of peoples lives at risk. Teens have earned the stigma of reckless driving. It is very crucial for teen drivers...

Five underrated movies that are a must see

Caitlin Lucas, Staff Reporter

December 11, 2018

There’s a ton of movies out in the world that are terrific, but don't get a lot of exposure. A few of my personal favorite movies are movies nobody has ever heard of, and it’s imperative that more people watch these movies. Spirited Away (2001) The first movie is called Spirited Away (directed by Hayao...

Second Amendment needs to be preserved

This man asserts his right to bear arms, an important amendment in the US Constitution.

Jacob Costantino, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2018

The second amendment is meant to help protect us, the people, from threats against our families and lives. To take that right, and demolish it, even a little, could put you and your family in harm’s way. Not only are you putting yourself and your family at risk of being hurt, but you're also making...

Second Amendment threatens safety

Teens and children who have died as a result of a gun in the US is extremely higher than any other country.

Emma Behrmann, Assistant Editor

December 5, 2018

A document written in 1791 still dictates citizens’ lives in 2018. The right to bear arms. The famous, or infamous, depending upon the point of view, second amendment. Historically, guns were the main weapon used within the military. The original intent of the second amendment was to be able to defe...

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