• February 17Cheerleaders win fifth place at NCA Nationals

  • February 4Competitive Cheer wins the FHSAA 2A Small Non-Tumbling State Champhionship for the second year in a row

  • February 4Band director Brett Dawson is voted 2016-2017 teacher of the year

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Class rings, an outdated trend

Molly Litchfield, Staff Writer

May 22, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Rings: are they a fashion accessory, a  token of love, or a reminiscent token of high school? While the tradition of the high school class ring might have worked for our parents and grandparents, these pieces of jewelry are...

FACE OFF On Class Ranking

Justin Sommers, Staff Writer

May 22, 2014

Filed under Opinion

The Broward School Board might be pulling the lifeline on class rankings—which is a good thing.  Similar to many other Florida counties, and much of the USA, class rankings are tossed out in favor of Latin honors: summa cum...

FACE OFF On Class Ranking

Lucas Ramos, Feature Editor

May 22, 2014

Filed under Opinion

There is only one editor-in-chief. There is only one head of SGA, only one debate coach and only one NHS president. However, it seems – according to the Broward County school board – that, when it comes to academics, no single...

Stop the selfies, live in the moment

Sam Hinkes, Managing Editor

May 22, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Here’s the 411. Cell phone use is an addiction, and it’s raging through the blood of millions of teenagers. Some teens just can’t face to live outside a world governed by technology. There’s a certain point where it starts...

Reality TV Reeks of Desperation

Arshena Allie, Staff Writer

May 6, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Over the years, reality television has immensely changed. Back in the day, it used to be chill and almost drama free. Now, reality TV is rough and violent. Producers focus mainly on drama and continue to invade everybody’s personal...

New SAT: Who Cares About Vocabulary Anyway?

Lucas Ramos, Feature Editor

May 6, 2014

Filed under Opinion

In the Spring of 2016, the College Board will begin a new pursuit in “fixing” standardized testing: narrow the SAT’s math section to what is “essential for college,” make the SAT’s reading section an interpretive “career...

Single Ladies, Stand Up!

Jessica Brennan, Staff Writer

May 6, 2014

Filed under Opinion

In middle school, I was fed lies. Movies like High School Musical led me to believe I was about to embark on a journey filled with dozens of washboard bodied, sunkissed skin guys lined up begging for my acceptance to accompany...

Faceoff: Is it better to attend a prestige college than a budget college?

Melissa Mitseas and Molly Litchfield

May 6, 2014

Filed under Opinion

We live in a generation where competition for getting into the best possible college is high. Striving for a university over a community college doesn’t make me an elitist. It simply means that I have high standards that I expect...

Don’t Stop ‘Beliebing’

Karli Press, Staff Writer

May 6, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Recently, a petition was signed with over 100,000 votes to deport Canadian teen pop sensation Justin Bieber. And while President Obama hopefully has better things to do than deport teen heartthrobs, many are ready to pass judgement...

Required Volunteerism Just An Obligation?

May 5, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Community service is one of the easiest ways to give back to the community nowadays as a whole and discover more about yourself as a functioning member of society; or you could just be preparing yourself for the punishment of...

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