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Students Demand Action attends protest in D.C.

Students Demand Action attends protest in D.C.

Asher Montgomery

August 16, 2019

Disclaimer: Writer Asher Montgomery is a member of Students Demand Action. 500 people gathered in front of the White House. Orange and red shirts blend together in a mass. Mostly middle aged women, and quite a few students as well, joined in a commonality of being tired of hearing about shoo...

Power in Seminole Heights goes out

Power in Seminole Heights goes out

Kylie Smith

May 29, 2019

The bell rings. Feet shuffle along the halls as students try to make it from third to fourth period before the tardy bell rings. Lights begin to flicker and teachers yell for students to get into a classroom. "We don’t know what’s going on.” On Thursday, May 23, a car crashed into a ...

World War II veteran Joe Perricone will graduate from Hillsborough High School after 76 years of waiting

World War II veteran Joe Perricone will graduate from Hillsborough High School after 76 years of waiting

Marin Fehl

May 25, 2019

He was almost done with high school when Uncle Sam called. After 76 years, World War II veteran Joe Perricone returned to walk the halls of Hillsborough High School. Drafted halfway through his senior year, Perricone never had the chance to walk across the stage and get his high school diploma. Perricone...

Christopher McCray receives scholarship in honor of Anthony Naiboa

Christopher McCray receives scholarship in honor of Anthony Naiboa

Reema Patel

May 19, 2019

A small celebration takes shape in room 136 as one family prepares to honor senior Christopher McCray in memory of their own son, Anthony Naiboa. As the ceremony begins, the Star-Spangled Banner is sung by Christopher Roldan, another student. Onnce everyone has been seated, Casimar Naiboa makes his way...

President Trump gives 2019 State of the Union address

President Trump gives 2019 State of the Union address

Katie Delk

February 8, 2019

To a joint session of the 535 Congress members and millions of viewers at home, President Donald Trump held an 82 minute State of the Union address. Rather than acknowledging the new power dynamic in Washington as the previous three presidents have done, Trump began the address by presenting his agend...

Longest government shutdown affects all

Longest government shutdown affects all

John Doan

January 15, 2019

President Donald Trump declared a partial government shutdown on Dec 22. As of Jan 13, Trump’s shutdown is the longest government shutdown in the history of the United States, beating the 21-day shutdown in 1995-1996. In 2016, one of Trump’s promises that he campaigned with was the wall. He cla...

Rick Scott leads as Senator in a tight race

Rick Scott leads as Senator in a tight race

Marin Fehl

November 7, 2018

In a contentious race, Florida Gov. Rick Scott was elected Senator for the state of Florida. He clinched a victory with 50.2 percent of the vote, while Democratic opposition Bill Nelson fell behind with 49.8 percent. After two terms as governor, Scott will continue to represent Florida in Washington...

Andrew Gillum concedes to Republican Ron DeSantis in Florida gubernatorial race

Andrew Gillum concedes to Republican Ron DeSantis in Florida gubernatorial race

Marin Fehl

November 7, 2018

Democratic candidate for Governor, Andrew Gillum, conceded to Republican nominee Ron DeSantis around 11 p.m. in a narrow race. DeSantis garnered 49.8 percent of the overall vote, while Gillum trailed closely behind at 49 percent. Less than 60,000 votes separated the two candidates. His victory secured...

2018 Election Results

2018 Election Results

November 6, 2018

Tardies increase this year

Tardies increase this year

Mercy Tsay

November 4, 2018

The tardy bell echoes through the halls but the shuffling feet and yells can still be heard from the hallways. When students are marked tardy they may receive a referral for skipping. As a result, their grades drop because they can’t turn in or receive assignments.   A classroom tardy is defined as an ...

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