ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: New homeroom system stirs controversy

A new school year has started and the community is seeing lots of changes. One major change is, the school has created a new homeroom system, also known as “Patriot Time.” The leadership team had a small group of staff look over the issues last year and think of ways to fix the problem. The goal right now is to have Patriot Time about every … Continue reading ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: New homeroom system stirs controversy

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: WNBA struggles to generate new fans

“I would rather find 5$ then have the Mystics win the championship,” junior Daniel Rudden said. To students, this may not be a surprising statement. Professional men’s sports teams, such as the NBA, would likely have a greater value than just five dollars to any fan demonstrating how little students care about the WNBA. “I would pay $200 to see the Wizards win the championship,” … Continue reading ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: WNBA struggles to generate new fans

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Recapping best winter teams

As spring comes around, the winter varsity sports teams and clubs come to an end.   Among the standout varsity teams this winter season was the bocce team, boys’ swim, and ice hockey. The bocce team was 4-1 during the regular season and placed 4th at states. The boys’ swim team was 3-2, and varsity hockey finished 10-3-1.   The school’s bocce team has always … Continue reading ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Recapping best winter teams

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Identifying red flags in students

17 innocent lives were lost on Feb. 14. These students and teachers woke up and went to school at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School like it was any other day. But it was not just any other day. Nikolas Cruz, a former student of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, opened fired on students and staff starting around 2:21p.m.. After mass shootings such as Columbine and … Continue reading ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Identifying red flags in students

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Juniors explore college process

As seniors are committing to their respective colleges, juniors are beginning their own journey into the world of applications, admissions and everything in between. On Feb. 12 and 13, juniors were given a glimpse into the college world as 11th grade students left their English classes and met with their counselors to discuss the process.   During these group meetings, the school counselors reviewed all … Continue reading ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Juniors explore college process

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Bathroom blues

Nobody likes using public bathrooms in general. Sadly, the worst bathrooms are the bathrooms at the school. Students avoid the school bathrooms as much as possible due to the lack of cleanliness, sanitation, and resources provided in the bathrooms. Bathroom complaints are commonly made by students. The bathroom conditions could definitely be worse than they are, but considering that our school is ranked number two … Continue reading ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Bathroom blues