Favorite holiday movies

Lauren West, Ads Manager

December 10, 2010

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Junior Andrea Rosato: “The movie Elf because it’s hilarious and my mom and I watch it every year so it kind of has become a tradition.” Senior Sabrina Mone: “Home Alone because I used to try to make contraptions like...

Next Big Thing

Jimmy Skaaland, Staff Writer

December 10, 2010

Filed under Features, Student Life, Top Stories

Next Big Thing(NBT) is a concert that was put on by Tampa Bays rock station 97X, on December 5th at the 1-800-Ask-Gary Amphitheatre.  Many bands, including  My Chemical Romance, Against Me, Neon Trees, Chevelle, Switchfoot...

Top Toys for Teens

Marisa Palumbo, Staff Writer

December 10, 2010

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I was going to write a story about the top gifts to give this Christmas, but when I was doing my research I discovered the top gifts for teens.  What they really meant was the worst gifts for teens.  I thought it was hilarious;...

Not just our parents’ toys

Allyson Jackovics, News Editor

December 3, 2010

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When we were young, many of our parents told us to keep some of our toys, not only for sentimental reasons, but for the hope that they would one day be worth something more in price. Other parents told us to chuck out our child...

As harmonic as it gets – in the youth symphony

Julia Ceraolo, Copy Editor

December 3, 2010

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The Pinellas Youth Symphony organization began fifty-two years ago with only about a dozen young musicians. Now, students of all ages from around the county compete every September for principal chairs in each of the orchestra’s...

East Lake’s own Giving Tree—a huge success!

Julia Fox, Staff Writer

December 3, 2010

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It’s the season of giving and without the help of the community some children’s wishes will go unfulfilled. A Giving Tree helps to prevent this and brighten lower-income kids’ holiday season. This is the very first year...

One man show

Julia Fox, Kaila Schlimm, Taylor Rowland, Staff Writers

November 16, 2010

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There are many events during homecoming week that usually require many different people in order for success. However, the sophomore class chose a different route. Thomas Hejl, also known as “Fridge,” seemed to be the only...

In-State vs. Out-of-State Colleges

Cole Krug, Staff Writer

November 15, 2010

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Nowadays, it seems as though more and more students are flocking to local universities and passing on the opportunities of interstate adventure. Whether it be the suffering economy, reluctant students who still enjoy the comforts...

Powderpuff: the hit of homecoming

Lauren West, Ads Manager

November 10, 2010

Filed under Sports, Student Life

         The night of Powder Puff consists of many fun games and the competition sometimes gets heated. There’s a total of four flag football games played between the grades; freshmen and the juniors play first and t...

The difficulty of balancing your time in high school

Garrett Lemery, Staff Writer

November 10, 2010

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             Homework, family, friends, clubs, and SAT prep. These are just a few items off of the extremely long to-do list of a typical high-school student. High school is four years; four years of constant stress,...

The world of modern day slavery

Danae Zimmer, Features Editor

November 9, 2010

Filed under Features, Student Life

One evening Debbie (not her real name) said she got a call from a casual friend Bianca. She asked to stop by Debbie's house. Wearing just a pair of Sponge Bob pajamas, Debbie went outside to meet Bianca, who drove up in a Cadillac...

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