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Fearing failure: The cause of distress or the key to success?

Fearing failure: The cause of distress or the key to success?

Olivia Demetriades, LIFESTYLES EDITOR

October 31, 2017


Filed under LIFESTYLES

   If you’re familiar with basketball, you’ve probably heard the story of Michael Jordan—one of the greatest basketball players of all time—being cut from his high school basketball team.     We often hear stories about people like Jordan who become stronger because of their failures. We...

Not-so-average teacher: Bozena Lawson

Not-so-average teacher: Bozena Lawson

AAVNI GUPTA, COPY EDITOR

October 31, 2017


Filed under LIFESTYLES

You may have heard of the new Latin teacher, Bozena Lawson. Whether you know her or not, you probably do not know her story. Lawson was born and raised outside Warsaw, the capital city of Poland. It wasn’t a normal time for Poland then, for the fall of Communism was underway. Before World War II,...

“Black Mirror” reflects a dark future

“Black Mirror” reflects a dark future

AAVNI GUPTA, COPY EDITOR

October 31, 2017


Filed under LIFESTYLES

Imagine a world where your status depends on a social media score. Or a world where torturing criminals for mass entertainment is the norm. In the Netflix original series “Black Mirror,” these terrifying situations become reality due to technological advancements. “Black Mirror” is an anthology...

Times have changed: Stigmas and shifts surrounding millennials

Matthew Mapa, Caroline Swain, Staff Writer, FOCUS Editor

October 31, 2017


Filed under FOCUS, SHOWCASE

   Millennials receive a bad reputation. Articles such as “Millionaire to millennials: Lay off the avocado toast if you want a house” by CNN and “Millennial disconnect: Kids want money but not hard work” by the Miami Herald are just two of many that accuse millennials of being lazy, irrespons...

The Nurse Is In

Ishan Perera, NEWS EDITOR

October 31, 2017


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

Head of School Byron Lawson plans to establish a legacy of health and wellness on campus. Within his first two years, he addressed the vacancy of a school nurse among the faculty, consequently laying the framework for future physical and mental health endeavors. When the Board of Trustees was searching...

More mass shootings: what are we doing wrong?

October 31, 2017


Filed under Current Issue, EDITORIALS, OPINIONS

   The United States can give out an immeasurable amount of thoughts and prayers. They were in Dallas, where five police officers were gunned down by a vengeful veteran. They were in Orlando, when a self-identified Islamic extremist who pledged allegiance to ISIS walked into an LGBT nightclub an...

Saints basketball program heating up

Saints basketball program heating up

MICHAEL HULL, SPORTS EDITOR

October 31, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

It is hard to have much success in athletics of any level if the team’s leader is constantly changing. Every year, the team will be presented with a new set of plays, new goals for the program and, most importantly, a new face trying to lead them. No matter how talented the team is, it will struggle...

Student in the spotlight: Caio Marques

Student in the spotlight: Caio Marques

October 31, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

As September rolls around and Labor Day approaches, most students and their families are scrambling to squeeze in one last trip to the beach.  For freshman Caio Marques, the beginning of September serves as a time to celebrate his home country’s independence day. On September 9th, the Marques family...

Orlando Ballet’s exclusive performance paints Blackbox with elegance

Orlando Ballet’s exclusive performance paints Blackbox with elegance

Valerie Trapp, Broadcast/Video Editor

October 24, 2017


Filed under LIFESTYLES

   On Oct. 6, the Freitag & Falk Theater was bustling with white practice tutus and the sound of pointe shoes on Marley floors—the Orlando Ballet company was putting on a performance.    As part of the Patrons of the Arts Danhof Series, students were given an inside look into the creati...

Bruno Mars Concert

Bruno Mars Concert

Amber Rampersaud, Staff Writer

October 20, 2017


Filed under THE BITE

   This past weekend, fans got a chance to “Uptown Funk” it up and sport some “24 Karat Magic” at the Bruno Mars concert.The highly anticipated concert at the Amway was jam packed as people rushed to get a good spot in line for snack and exclusive merchandise.   Before Bruno Mars open...

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