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Tide Pod challenge takes social media

Tide Pod challenge takes social media

Arianna McQueen and Theontae Walton

February 16, 2018


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The Tide Pod challenge is new trend with deadly results when people consume the laundry capsules. With the help of social media it is gaining popularity among teens and young adults. “I have actually licked a Tide Pod before,” said senior Mariah Ferro. But Ferro has not actually eaten one....

Sandy Hook Promise volunteers encourage students to Start With Hello

Sandy Hook Promise volunteers encourage students to Start With Hello

Leslie Bracamontes

February 16, 2018


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Hello. This past Tuesday, Feb. 6, freshmen gathered in the auditorium to kick off Start With Hello, a program started by the Sandy Hook Promise organization. Founded by parents of victims of the elementary school shooting in Newtown, CT, the goal of the Start With Hello movement is to end i...

One step closer to reaching graduation goal

One step closer to reaching graduation goal

Marin Fehl

January 12, 2018


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Makayla Brown As of Jan. 10, Hillsborough County Public School’s (HCPS) graduation has increased from 79.1% in 2016 to 82.9% in 2017. With over a 3% increase in the students’ graduation rate in the past year, HCPS in on track to reach its goal of 90% graduation among high school students by 202...

One Blood Drive is coming to campus

One Blood Drive is coming to campus

Abby Congers

December 6, 2017


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This Friday, Dec. 8, the One Blood bus is coming to our campus. If you want to save up to three people by giving blood, and you are 16 years or older, you can sign up in the cafeteria during your assigned lunch. There are some things you need to know so you can successfully give blood. Along with...

What does net neutrality mean?

What does net neutrality mean?

Reema Patel

December 5, 2017


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UPDATE:  On Thursday, Dec. 14 the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted to repeal the net neutrality laws that have been in place since 2015. Net neutrality prevents Internet providers like Verizon or Comcast from dictating the kinds of information you see online. For example, these Internet...

Tampa Police Department arrests suspect for Seminole Heights murders

Tampa Police Department arrests suspect for Seminole Heights murders

Delores Battle

November 29, 2017


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People in the Seminole Heights area and students at Hillsborough High School sighed in relief as news circulated of an arrest in a string of killings that has terrorized the community for nearly two months. Surrounding the Hillsborough area, four unconnected people were shot and killed possibly by t...

Linked Seminole Heights homicides cause panic

Linked Seminole Heights homicides cause panic

Marin Fehl and Jaden Shemesh

November 17, 2017


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In recent weeks, the shooting deaths of three individuals in southeast Seminole Heights has sparked fears among residents has sparked fears of a serial killer in their neighborhood. Each death occurred within a mile of each other, and has caused concern for local schools and businesses. The first vic...

Teacher contracts will not be upheld by HCPS

Teacher contracts will not be upheld by HCPS

Katie Delk

November 10, 2017


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Although Hillsborough County teachers have met the necessary evaluation scores, they will not receive the raises they had previously been promised via contract, affecting a third of more than 14000 teachers. Under the contract, teachers’ salaries would remain the same for 3 years and increase by...

Students walk out for #praisetheraise protest

Students walk out for #praisetheraise protest

Katie Delk

November 9, 2017


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"Praise the raise," over 350 students chanted in protest against the withheld raises for teachers.   Today at 11:30 for 15 minutes, Hillsborough joined Strawberry Crest, Robinson, Alonso, Sickles, Freedom and Jefferson High School in a peaceful walkout.   Senior ErrDaisha Floy...

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