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Rick Scott leads as Senator in a tight race

Rick Scott leads as Senator in a tight race

Marin Fehl

November 7, 2018


Filed under News, Politics

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


Filed under News, Politics

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...

Tardies increase this year

Tardies increase this year

Mercy Tsay

November 4, 2018


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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 ...

A recap of the key elections happening in Florida now

A recap of the key elections happening in Florida now

Marin Fehl

October 31, 2018


Filed under News, Politics

For Governor: Ron DeSantis (R) DeSantis is the Republican candidate for governor. His campaign has focused on opposing tax increases and defending the First and Second Amendment. If elected, he plans to boost classroom spending and establish greater vocational and technical training in public school...

Counting Hillsborough High School’s votes

Counting Hillsborough High School’s votes

Marin Fehl

October 31, 2018


Filed under News, Politics

With the Nov. 6 election fast approaching and early voting already taking place at select locations, eligible voters on campus have begun to consider their voting options. Fairly evenly split, some of the eligible voters are planning to vote and others are sitting this election out. Aisha Ademola For senior A...

PSAT: Tips and Information

PSAT: Tips and Information

Reema Patel

October 6, 2018


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The PSAT will be administered on Wednesday, October 10. The Preliminary SAT is administered is given yearly to students in grades 9-11 and is also known as the National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (NMSQT) because students within a specific score range have the potential to earn the National Merit...

USF is a Preeminent University; what does that mean for seniors now?

USF is a Preeminent University; what does that mean for seniors now?

John Doan

September 9, 2018


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The University of South Florida (USF) was designated as a preeminent university by the Florida Board of Governors in late June of 2018. The preeminent status is given to public universities across the nation to recognize the research efforts that they have achieved if they meet at least 11 of th...

District testing water for lead

District testing water for lead

Reema Patel

September 8, 2018


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In 2017, Hillsborough County Public Schools began testing water fixtures in schools for traces of lead in the water. The public was made aware of the testing and results less than a month ago, almost 16 months after the testing began.  The district will be testing over 250 facilities throughout the county. Whenever possible, older schools and fa...

Lee Elementary’s plan for the future

Lee Elementary’s plan for the future

Katie Delk

September 8, 2018


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After eight years at Lee, Principal’s Secretary Janice Farmer wanted to retire. But Farmer along with every teacher returned.   “Even though it was an ordeal, they wanted to be together in this ordeal,” Farmer said. “Everyone just wants to do what's best for the kids, because it was traumatic for them t...

Colleges visit Hillsborough High School

Colleges visit Hillsborough High School

Mercy Tsay

September 3, 2018


Filed under News

The following list consists of the dates that college admission representatives will be attending Hillsborough High School and presenting information about applying to their respective schools. Students should see Mrs. Wanner in the College and Career Center to sign up. Sept. 4 - Boston University,...

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