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Should We Implement a New Bell Schedule?

Priscilla Bermudez, Copy Editor

January 25, 2020

Miami-Dade County is currently exploring new bell times for their public schools. These new start times would be implemented starting in the 2020-2021 school year. They believe that later start times would improve teen’s health and performance, and have proposed two bell schedules as of now. However the proposed schedules do not fit high s...

Top 10’s of the 2010’s: Part 2

Top 10’s of the 2010’s: Part 2

Katriona Page, Nicole Markus, Camilla Bondy, Valentina Caceres, and Kristine Villarroel

January 19, 2020

Look out for a top songs of the 2010's Spotify playlist at the end! Top 10 Pop Culture Events of the 2010's Written by Kristine Villarroel  The Despacito Effect: Latin music started dominating the top U.S. charts in 2017 after the global phenomenon of Despacito. On Jan. 12, 2017, Luis Fonsi an...

New ACT Changes: Fair or Not?

Gemma Torras, Senior Design Editor

January 16, 2020

In high school, nearly all students take one of two standardized exams — the SAT or the ACT — as they prepare to apply for college. Over the years, rules have changed to make the process easier for test-takers. Starting in September 2020, test-takers will be able to  take individual parts of the AC...

Top 10’s of the 2010’s: Part 1

Top 10’s of the 2010’s: Part 1

Ana Martinez, Allison Gould, and Kate Stuzin

January 14, 2020

Top 10 Influential People Written by Ana Martinez, Design Editor The past decade has transformed the world with the help of many inspirational individuals. Activism, technology and pop culture have changed the world’s social climate, creating a more accepting and progressive community. Below ...

The Pinecrest Farmer’s Market

The Pinecrest Farmer’s Market

Kate Stuzin and Ana Martinez

January 13, 2020

The Pinecrest Gardens Farmers Market offers a taste of Floridian culture with its vibrant marketplace setting and products from local farmers and artisan producers. The Pinecrest Gardens Farmers Market has become a staple in Pinecrest, attracting residents and tourists and supporting local businesses....

An Open Letter to an Admissions Officer

Kun Liu, Staff Writer

January 9, 2020

Dear Admissions Officers, From the commencement of this aimless summer to the new dawn of 2020, each time before clicking the irreversible submit button on Common Application, I whispered my New Year's wishes. Lounging in my stiff chair, I gazed at the walls containing the accumulation of college par...

Is January 1 an Excuse?

Priscilla Bermudez, Copy Editor

January 7, 2020

As a way to welcome the new year, many people create New Year’s resolutions. But this means many  people leave off their goals for personal change and growth until the beginning of the new year. Some may put off their goals so they have an easier time tracking when they began their journey toward...

The Miami Heat’s Successful Season

Sydney Campbell, Design Editor

January 7, 2020

Currently ranked 2nd in the East Conference for the 2019-2020 season, with 19 wins and seven losses as of now, the Miami Heat have had an extremely successful season; Most likely due to their starting lineup this year, consisting of players like Jimmy Butler, Bam Adebayo, undrafted sharpshooter Duncan R...

Third Annual Golinsky Comedy Club

Jane Heise, Managing Editor

December 19, 2019

Evan Golinsky, a senior at Miami Palmetto Senior High School, lost his father in 2016 after he was hit by a car in 2015 and suffered a severe brain injury. While coping with the loss of his parent, Golinsky noticed the lack of funding and awareness surrounding brain trauma research and created the Golins...

What’s Up With School Spirit?

Nicole Markus and Jacob Grindstaff

December 15, 2019

After homecoming, we noticed a trend. Each day, less and less students wore the spirited outfits designated to boost school pride. While, of course, no one is required to dress up, it does create a special atmosphere around the school when all you can see in school is seas of blue and white for scho...

Miami Climate Strike 12/6/19

Miami Climate Strike 12/6/19

Gianna Hutton

December 11, 2019

This Photogallery covers the climate strike in Miami on Dec. 6, 2019.

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