The war south of the border

Jimmy Skaaland, Staff Writer

May 25, 2012

  The wars we have been engaged in throughout the Middle East over the last decade have cost trillions of dollars and thousands of soldiers their lives.  While we as a nation have been so focused on that enemy, we have...

Flight Night preview

Marisa Palumbo, Features Editor

May 23, 2012

It’s the home stretch and more and more kids are taking off school.  There are only four more days of school without exams and seniors find it difficult manage to come to school for the last week.  Senioritis is kicking in...

Service not so secret any longer

Jimmy Skaaland, Staff Writer

April 24, 2012

We have learned of the Secret Service’s biggest secret.  A few of those straight laced tough guys are not quite as serious as they appear to be. In fact, it appears that they could hang with the wildest of frat boys. Three...

Get your tickets for Flight Night 2012

Press Release

April 20, 2012

What is Flight Night?  Well, it’s just the biggest, best, all-night graduation party for all ELHS Graduating Seniors! It begins at 10 p.m. on the night of graduation when passengers check-in for the flight.   It’s a...

Second annual NEDA Walk raises over $60,000

Taylor McLamb, Staff Writer

March 2, 2012

Saturday, February 25, was the date of Tampa Bay’s second annual NEDA (National Eating Disorder Association) walk in Al Lopez Park. Registration started at nine in the morning, and a lot of people came to the event; it was a...

Congress considering expanding the use of drones

Jimmy Skaaland, Staff Writer

February 27, 2012

                  Congress has just recently passed a bill that will now allow the military, police, and even civilians to fly unmanned aircrafts inside United States airspace.  These aircrafts, commonly...

History Day Fair draws large crowds, plenty of excitement

Dakota Jackson, Web Editor

February 8, 2012

On Jan. 9, East Lake held its annual History Day Fair in the media center during lunch. Students had been diligently preparing presentations and projects for the Fair for many months in anticipation of the day. There were many...

2011 in review

Jimmy Skaaland, Staff Writer

January 11, 2012

                  2011 was a year packed with uprisings, natural disasters, global economic insecurity, and always something new to grab the headlines.  The year's top story is the killing of Osama  bin...

Coca Cola’s white cans cause confusion

Parker Fox, Sports Editor

December 5, 2011

Every year, Coca-Cola releases a limited edition packaging to celebrate the holidays.  Normally offering just the classic can with Santa Claus or Christmas lights on it, Coca-Cola tried something new this holiday season.  This...

NOPE vigil makes an impact

Matty Fox, Advertising Manager

November 16, 2011

On Thursday, October 27, 2011, roughly one thousand people gathered in Largo Central Park for the Third Annual Candlelight Vigil to remember those who have died of a drug overdose.  It was truly amazing and really showed what...

Occupy Wall Street

Jimmy Skaaland, Staff Writer

October 31, 2011

                  A movement is taking place in this country.  It's a movement claiming to represent "99%" of Americans that are tired of paying more in taxes then the top "1%."  The marches and protests...

Send your treats overseas

Taylor McLamb, Staff Writer

October 28, 2011

It’s that time of year again. It’s Halloween, the time to stock up on candy to give out to little trick-or-treaters, or just to enjoy for yourself. Every convenience store is overflowing with our favorite candies, ranging...