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Aylie Owens, seventh grade, led some of her peers to pray over the dancers and their hardships.

Break a Leg

Layla Hubler, Copy Editor
April 12, 2024

For an event deemed the “HOPE” Dance Concert, the young dancers must summon all hope they can muster to rise above hardships this year. After grueling months of practice, performance, and determination,...

Students have officially taken their last written SAT and will now begin taking digital tests. Changes to the test include shorter test length, shorter reading passages, and questions that are more in line with the school curriculum.

First Round of Digital SATs Administered

Sarah Jones, Managing Editor
April 5, 2024

As technology advances, it is no surprise that standardized testing will change with the rest of the world. Students have officially taken their last written SAT and will now begin taking digital tests....

While results are coming out, the backlog of applications will continue to pose a challenge for the timely processing of applications

FASFA Results Release After Large Delays

Hunter Vann, Editor-In-Chief
March 29, 2024

The department of education has begun to release millions of students' FAFSA results, kickstarting the waves of paperwork in university financial offices across the country as schools rush to make up for...

Emma Febres, Gianna Dottore, Juliana Ruiz, Avery Stepan, Sadie Marquette, Alondra Pagan, Mia Fernandez, Samantha Laczko, Amaya Lewis pose before their Hip Hop Dance performance at the LCS Festival.

OSOTA Sweep

Sarah Jones, Managing Editor
March 13, 2024

What is LCS? Each year, One School takes to the stage at LCS, formally known as the League of Christian Schools Festival. With categories ranging from the science fair and Math Olympics to musical theatre...

The difference between the SAT and ACT per Woodlands Test Prep.

SAT versus ACT Unlocked

Sarah Jones, Editor
March 6, 2024

Time is changing right in front of our eyes, from the most complex things, such as computers and phones, to the least complex, such as how we take a test. However, this is not just a test since this test...

During Dr. Seuss Week, students from around the country are encouraged to dress up in the spirit of Dr. Seuss. From wearing their clothes inside-out to twinning with their best friends.

Dr. Seuss Week Begins

Layla Hubler, Copy Editor
March 6, 2024

Every child, teacher, and parent around America looks forward to the week when they can go all out with crazy socks, hairstyles, and character cosplays. Maybe they’ll even start the day off with a hearty...

Dress Down Pass Anyone?

Dress Down Pass Anyone?

Hunter Vann, Editor-in-Chief
February 22, 2024

Decisions, decisions, decisions—more specifically, college decisions. Where you choose to spend your life for the next two to four years is no easy task, especially when factoring in the hefty costs...

“Our metro area has been either one of the worst or the worst for the availability of affordable housing to people with extremely low incomes. Says Kate Santich, communications director of HSN.

Homelessness: A Growing Crisis

Hunter Vann, Editor-In-Chief
February 21, 2024

A humanitarian crisis is growing in the central Florida region. Hundreds of Floridians are finding themselves food insecure and without a steady source of shelter as the cost of living continues to rise...

Following the announcement, the Undersecretary of Education, James Kvaal, released a short press release stating, “Updating our calculations will help students qualify for as much financial aid as possible. Thank you to the financial aid advisers, college counselors, and many others helping us put students first.” The feeling is not mutual.

The FASFA is Delayed… Again

Hunter Vann, Editor-In-Chief
February 2, 2024

The torrent of hardships surrounding the 2024–2025 FAFSA never ends; it seems as though scholars attempting to complete the vital document that serves as a financial lifeline to higher education for...

When the winner of the Amazing Shake was announced, confetti cannons went off.

The Amazing Shake

Ava Wilson, Staff
January 23, 2024

“My favorite thing about The Amazing Shake was meeting new people, because you never know what these people can or will do for you further down the road,” said Cole Crown, sixth grade. The Amazing...

Samantha McGill, 11th grade, was one of the earliest to give blood for this drive.

Blood Drive

Sarah Jones
September 18, 2023

Have you ever considered helping your community, but you are unsure of how you can contribute? September 14th, 2023, the first blood drive of the year was held, out of the 27 people who signed up to...

Lahaina before and after the fires.

Electrical Fire Consumes Maui County, 4,500 Displaced

Simeon Gordon, Senior Staff
August 22, 2023

The iconic Lahaina Banyan Tree, a symbol of strength and endurance for over 150 years, has been severely burned. On Tuesday, August 8th, in Maui County, winds up to 80 miles per hour tore live electrical...

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