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Speech and debate members work for the future

From left , sophomores Kiersten Andrews, Jayla Rogers and junior Dayan Visozo practice for the Grand Finals competition. Andrews said Visozo is the “dec dad”
and calls the club a “family.” “We all help one another and care about each other’s success,” she said. | Photo by Katie Delk

Reema Patel

April 2, 2017

A bang of the gavel signifies the beginning of a speech and debate meeting as club presidents launch into announcements about competition details. There is talk of payments and T-shirt sales, but the focus of room is on one thing only, practicing for the upcoming competition. Roaming the halls after...

Students want a choir

Senior Keemo Jackson is one of the many singing students who want a chorus. Photo by Katie Delk.

Katie Delk

April 2, 2017

"We could've had it all," resounded the voices of juniors Christine Robinson and Erica Mack in the halls as the duet sang “Rolling in the Deep.” All throughout the day, voices sound in the halls from singing Adele like Robinson and Mack or original songs like senior Keemo Jackson. Mack said that...

Student finds her voice through poetry

Miller continues to write even during lunch.

Jubilee Gonzalez

April 2, 2017

Everyone has their ways of showing their voices and talents, whether it be through art, protests, speeches or poetry slams. On the last Friday of every month, junior Jenisis Miller and other teens from around the Tampa area meet together at the Blind Tiger Café in Ybor City to take part in an open mic...

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