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Lavine Von takes music to a new level

Lavine Von takes music to a new level

March 2, 2015


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There are many different types of artists at school. This community has sculptors, painters, writers, actors, actresses, and last, but not least, musicians. Some can argue that one of the most demanding, yet rewarding form of art involves music. For Senior Lavine Von, music is not just an extracurricular...

Artists Debut: Walking down the path d’art

Artists Debut: Walking down the path d’art

February 26, 2015


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Walking down the halls in the first floor in the 400 and 600 buildings, a precarious student notices the artwork displayed on the raw white walls. Photography, painting, drawing, and designing makes up most of the cultivated student body of the school. Although most of these talented students were,...

Hospitality paving the way for student’s futures

Hospitality paving the way for student’s futures

February 10, 2015


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Many businesses make short and long term goals to make their businesses successful . For instance Goodman, who teaches the hospitality industry has come very far from her past occupation as a manager at the Marriott hotel to an educator in the hospitality industry. Through getting her masters degre...

Setting goals for the new year

Setting goals for the new year

February 10, 2015


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For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction. The primary goal for the school is to continue growing our reputation with the community of Orlando. The steps needed to accomplish this goal is to accommodate the students’ needs through providing a variety of sports, classes, and clubs tha...

Colman talks about new role as assistant principal

Colman talks about new role as assistant principal

December 8, 2014


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Newspaper staffer Jessica Schultz sat down with the newly-appointed assistant principal Matthew Colman to ask him about life in his new position: JS: “What’s the best part of being the AP?” MC: “Branching out.” JS: “How is it different from everything else you have done?” MC: “The resp...

Nicholas Ruocco gets nominated for STEM

Nicholas Ruocco gets nominated for STEM

December 5, 2014


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Florida's best and brightest in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) get nominated every year from all the counties in the state. This year, junior Nicholas Ruocco, a member of junior achievement, was nominated. Students at the top of their STEM courses are chosen from Winter park,...

Rising population leads to Overcrowding

Rising population leads to Overcrowding

December 5, 2014


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Driving into the usual traffic in the drop-off route on Oct. 27, one notices the evolved controlled chaos. As the cars made their way around Winegard Road, students and drivers alike notice a new layout to the drop-off route. With the unexpected amount of freshmen and transfer students this school year...

Homecoming game victory

Homecoming game victory

October 21, 2014


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Sophomore quarterback D’Andre Weaver threw for 333 yards and 3 touchdowns in front of the homecoming crowd as the varsity football team claimed it’s first district title since 1977 with a 34-28 win against the East River Falcons. Wide receiver and team captain Deangelo Antoine was crowned homecomin...

Behind the spirit stick

Behind the spirit stick

October 21, 2014


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Widely known for being the reward to Oak Ridge’s loudest and most spirited class, the spirit stick has, surprisingly, been recently integrated into our homecoming week at pep-rally. As a symbol of the jocularity and playfulness of our most “spirited” students, the spirit stick, in its sparkly green...

Homecoming Clique Day [Photo Gallery]

Homecoming Clique Day [Photo Gallery]

October 16, 2014


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Day two of Homecoming Week saw students looking to find groups to dress alike for Clique Day. Cliques were mostly student-led, but a few classes also got together to dress as a clique as well. [fancygallery id="homecoming-2014" album="clique-day"]

GALLERY: Election Day

GALLERY: Election Day

May 8, 2014


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Student Government Association held elections for the upcoming sophomores, junior, and senior class on Thursday May 8. The results are now posted in the cafeteria. [fancygallery id="events" album="elections-2014"]

Beauty patch study tricks women

April 30, 2014


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Many women consider themselves ugly or unattractive, simply because society sets a certain standard for beauty that cannot be attained. This is why a beauty patch has been made to make women feel more beautiful about themselves. A study was made where a few women were asked to wear a beauty patch on the...

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