Cat dissection: gross or cool?

Kaila Schlimm, Staff Writer

May 16, 2011

Filed under Student Life

Each year in Anatomy the students have to dissect a real life cat. It’s always the last four weeks of school and counts as 80 percent of the last 6 weeks grade. Some students enjoy the dissection and find it very interesting....

NOPE assembly drives home a crucial message

Julia Fox, Staff Writer

May 16, 2011

Filed under News, Student Life

This past Monday, May 9, students were left speechless as they exited the auditorium in silence. The students of East Lake High School did not expect this assembly to be so shocking and depressing. To be honest, most kids looked...

The stress of prom

Imran Ahmed, Web Editor

April 29, 2011

Filed under Opinions, Student Life

Many of our upperclassmen have begun to stress about one of the most busy times of the year, the elegant prom. This year’s prom is at the Kapok Pavillion in Clearwater as it has been in past years and it seems like it...

Summer jobs

Jordan Patton, Staff Writer

April 22, 2011

Filed under Student Life

            After several years of a summer hiring slump, there’s good news for teenagers looking for summer jobs.             According to a new survey, more than half of hiring managers plan to hire se...

Bon voyage senior class

Taylor Rowland, Staff Writer

April 15, 2011

Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

This year’s Senior Breakfast took place on Wednesday April 6, 2011. It was held at the Grand Stirling ballroom at Innisbrook. Seniors walked into the elegant ballroom and saw the "sail into the new horizons" theme. The centerpieces...

Get ready, get set, STUDY!

Allyson Jackovics, News Editor

April 15, 2011

Filed under Features, Student Life

AP exams have snuck up on most of the high school population enrolled in these intensive college level classes. Suddenly we have one month to train for a marathon, and students are only moderately trained (we've been keeping up...

Avoiding the summer slump

Garrett Lemery, Staff Writer

April 15, 2011

Filed under Features, Student Life, Top Stories

The smell of the ocean, the beauty of sleeping in well past the sunrise, and staying up well past the sunset doing everything or absolutely nothing at all-night after night. Then, out of nowhere, the middle of August arrives and...

AP exams are on their way

Erin Wronka, Entertainment Editor

April 8, 2011

Filed under Student Life

         At the beginning of the school year, starting new AP courses is actually a pretty scary thing. Not knowing what to expect from the teacher, or how hard the curriculum is going to be is a major source of worry...

Spring break heartbreak

Julia Fox, Staff Writer

April 8, 2011

Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

           The weeks just before spring break were flawless. Every news station’s forecast consisted of seven yellow suns with the occasional tiny cloud scattered throughout the weeks. As the countdown got smaller...

High school addicts

Jordan Patton, Staff Writer

April 8, 2011

Filed under Student Life

              It is said that the cartoon-like graphics draw people in, while the trial and error slot machine-like technique keeps people playing it. The repetitive motion in a slot machine doesn’t have a pattern,...

Fitting in

Allyson Jackovics, News Editor

April 2, 2011

Filed under Student Life

        East Lake High School’s medieval singing group, known as the Madrigals, are used to standing out. Adorned in medieval style clothing, crowns, jester hats or long dresses, this group usually illicits strange stares...

Why high school upperclassmen should be treated like adults

Julia Ceraolo, Copy Editor

March 11, 2011

Filed under Opinions, Student Life

If administrators sincerely want us to behave in an orderly and mature way, they should grant us more discretion in our day-to-day high school existence. Many members of the junior and senior classes take several AP courses, which...

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