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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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Fall Sports Wrap

Fall Sports Wrap

Jack Nomberg, Sports Editor February 6, 2024

As this sports season comes to an end, it is essential to look back on the mark that the Olympic Heights Lions left during this fall sports season. It is time to reflect on our teams that have finished...

The Happy Medium of Age Limits

The Happy Medium of Age Limits

Fia Dorris, Social Media Editor January 23, 2024

  Kilometers versus miles, pounds versus liters, the US has many differences to other countries. A notable difference is age limits. In the States, the drinking age is famously 21, unless specified...

Spanish Football Federation President Handed a Three Year Ban from FIFA

Spanish Football Federation President Handed a Three Year Ban from FIFA

Isabelle Dimant, Staff Writer January 18, 2024

What was supposed to be the happiest moment in Jenni Hermosos’ football career, winning the World Cup, quickly turned sour as Luis Rubiales gave Hermoso an unwanted kiss during the awards ceremony. Luis...

School Safety

School Safety

Lily Ginder, Staff Writer January 17, 2024

Sadly, violence is a serious problem at school. Fortunately, many safety precautions have been put in place to help provide a safe and secure environment at schools.  School administrators take their...

NHS officers Hilkeja Presendieu (Treasurer) and Shade Rahman (Co-President) assist Ms. Koher (adviser) and her 7th period pack up the boxes

National Honor Society

Amelia Welch, Feature editor January 10, 2024

Elevating Excellence: National Honor Society Offers Students Opportunities to Excel at Olympic Heights    For decades, the National Honor Society (NHS) has been an aspirational milestone for...

Calling All Good Samaritans: Introducing Palm Beach County’s Volunteer Opportunities

Calling All Good Samaritans: Introducing Palm Beach County’s Volunteer Opportunities

Madison LeMaster, Editor-in-Chief December 13, 2023

Across Palm Beach County, various volunteer opportunities are available for teens. Whether it be affiliated with Olympic Heights or a county-wide organization, high school students have a variety of opportunities...

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...

Holiday, Christmas background with pine tree branches and berries.

What To Do In Florida During the Holiday Season?

Isabella Conrado, Staff Writer December 7, 2023

As the 2023 year comes to an end, the holiday season has once again arrived in only a blink of an eye. People around the world are getting ready to celebrate the holidays as decoration and shopping begins....

The Beautiful Production of Almost, Maine

The Beautiful Production of Almost, Maine

Ellie Leibman, Staff writer December 7, 2023

The Olympic Heights' theater department did a magnificent job at conveying the sentimental and touching stories of the romantic comedy Almost, Maine. The production took place in the town Almost in...

DECA officers showcase their hospitality achievements at the Freshmen Invasion

Dynamic, Dedicated, DECA

Fia Dorris, Social Media Editor November 2, 2023

There are many clubs, sports, and activities to do around the Olympic Heights campus, but perhaps the most enticing is the DECA club. DECA is a club sponsored by the hospitality teacher, Ms. Elisa Beardsley-Dodd,...

Hispanic Heritage Month: Celebration of Freedom

Hispanic Heritage Month: Celebration of Freedom

Ellie Leibman, Staff writer October 24, 2023

Hispanic Heritage Month celebrates the independence of many Latin-American countries, such as Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua. It is a month to acknowledge Hispanic culture,...

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...

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