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  • Girls Soccer Coach Jim Cappello is coach of the year, leading the lions to 21 victories, and their eighth straight regional appearance.
  • Soccer: Senior Ava Cardaci was selected 7A District 12 Player of the Year with 15 goals and 27 assists.
  • OH boys soccer advance to regional tournament as they enter as the sixth seed and will travel to #2 Jupiter
  • he girls soccer team have earned a place in the 7A – 3 Tornado regional tournament as the number seven seed on February 13
  • Department of the Month: Guidance Department; Support Staff of the Month: School Safety Personnel
  • November Students of the Month: freshman Liam Magnussen; sophomore Jacob Sheriden; junior Nathan Adamets; senior Ezra Wade
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What Britney Spears Has to Say

What Britney Spears Has to Say

Amanda DiTomasso, Staff Writer December 12, 2023

Britney Spears is a prominent figure in the music industry, known for her pop music and iconic performances. Being in the spotlight for many years and going through many scandals helps explain why she...

The Strike That Changed the Entertainment Industry Forever

The Strike That Changed the Entertainment Industry Forever

Amanda DiTomasso, Staff Writer October 24, 2023

The writer's strikes began on May 2, 2023.  With this strike, it brought forward the terrible treatment the writers receive in the entertainment industry. The walkout caused disruption to the production...

Death of a Beloved Actor: Michael Gambon

Death of a Beloved Actor: Michael Gambon

Isabella Conrado, Staff Writer October 20, 2023

On September 27, 2023, Michael Gambon, a beloved actor in the entertainment industry, lost his life following a bout of pneumonia. The confirmation of Gambon’s death was verified  by a statement made...

The Taylor Swift Effect

The Taylor Swift Effect

Lily Ginder, Staff Writer October 20, 2023

The Internet cannot get enough of celebrity couple Taylor Swift and Travis Kelce. The rumors of NFL star Travis Kelce and singer-songwriter Taylor Swift dating started in late September and things have...

Jimmy Buffetts Lyrical Legacy

Jimmy Buffett’s Lyrical Legacy

Amelia Welch, Feature editor September 26, 2023

Jimmy Buffett Influences Generations A 50-year career, 40 tours worldwide, and more than 20 million albums sold all over the globe, Jimmy Buffett has had a monumental musical career. On September 1,...

Miley Cyrus New Hit Show, Miley Cyrus: Endless Summer Vacation (Backyard Session)

Miley Cyrus New Hit Show, Miley Cyrus: Endless Summer Vacation (Backyard Session)

Amanda DiTomasso, Staff Writer September 26, 2023

Miley Cyrus released her 8th studio album, Endless Summer Vacation,  on March 10, 2023. Following the release of the album, Cyrus announced her new show, Miley Cyrus: Endless Summer Vacation (Backyard...

Tis the Season for Haunting Fun

Tis the Season for Haunting Fun

Fia Dorris, Social Media Editor September 26, 2023

  The haunting holiday is slowly approaching, and it's time to start figuring out plans for the spooky season. There's always a long preparation for the actual holiday on October 31, but many people...

Coco Gauff, of the United States, holds up the championship trophy after defeating Aryna Sabalenka, of Belarus, in the womens singles final of the U.S. Open tennis championships, Saturday, Sept. 9, 2023, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Coco Gauff Wins the U.S Open at Age 19

Lily Ginder, Staff Writer September 26, 2023

Coco Gauff won her first major title at the U.S open and a grand slam with a 2-6, 6-3, 6-2 victory over Aryna Sabalenka. Gauff joined Serena Williams (1999) and Tracy Austin (1979) as the third American...

The Fall of a YouTuber: Ruby Franke

The Fall of a YouTuber: Ruby Franke

Ellie Leibman, Staff writer September 26, 2023

Ruby Franke, a family vlogger known for her former YouTube channel, 8 Passengers, was arrested on August 30th for abusing two out of the six of her children. Since then, eyes have been opened to her continuous...

“Break up with your boyfriend, cause I’m bored” Ariana Grande’s recent scandals.

Ellie Leibman, Staff writer September 5, 2023

Who knew when Ariana Grande said, “Break up with your boyfriend, ‘cause I’m bored,” she meant it literally. Following Ariana Grande’s divorce from her husband of two years, a great deal of information...

Barbie: The Movie of the Summer

Barbie: The Movie of the Summer

Amanda DiTomasso, Staff Writer September 5, 2023

Stepping into the world of wonders and imagination, Barbie was brought to life this summer as it shocked the world through the film's cast, plot, and drama. This movie made history with $1 billion at the...

The Real Housewives of New York City are Back

Lily Ginder, Staff Writer September 5, 2023

The Real Housewives of New York City are back but with a big change. In this season of RHONY, there is a whole new cast. For 13 seasons fans have followed the same women, so season 14 was a big change....

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