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  • On the pathway to more success

    On the pathway to more success

    Christina Shaw, Staff Writer

    October 30, 2017

    You may have noticed the exuberant Pacman machine or the multi-colored paint splattered plastic sheets outside the 150 hallways, and wondered what was going on. Wonder no further, it is simply the Pathways students re-decorating their new classrooms. The Pathways of Innovations program began as an idea...

  • Latinos in Action challenges stereotypes

    Latinos in Action challenges stereotypes

    Sofia Agusti Cordova, Staff Writer

    October 23, 2017

    Although, Hispanic Heritage month is coming to an end, the very first class of Latinos In Action of South Plantation High school has just began. “My short term vision of the Latinos In Action class is that the inaugural class sets the foundation by completing service projects with Plantation Park...

  • IT came, IT saw, IT conquered

    IT came, IT saw, IT conquered

    Megan Leiter, Copy Editor & Centerfold Editor

    October 18, 2017

    It all began with a paper boat and an innocent boy. A story of friendship, “your mom” jokes, and a child-eating clown. Stephen King’s beloved story was remade with a modern edge, but it definitely has not lost its ability to make all ages tremble in fear. IT is a film circled around a town named...

  • The case of the missing cars

    The case of the missing cars

    Rayza Vasquez, Staff Writer

    October 17, 2017

    Monday, August 28, 2017. Seventh period. The main office made an announcement to students, “Any students parked in the church parking lot, please come down and move your car.” Students rushed to the parking lot to move their cars but were sadly too late. Almost every car was gone. A tow truck company...

  • Florida faced “Irmageddon”

    Florida faced “Irmageddon”

    Eli Poveda, Staff Writer

    October 17, 2017

    On September 16, 2017, Hurricane Irma swept through Florida after causing widespread destruction in the Caribbean. Fallen trees, massive power outages and flooding were just some of the wreckage caused by Irma. With winds of 185 miles per hour, Irma was classified as a category 5 hurricane with one of...

On the pathway to more success

On the pathway to more success

Christina Shaw, Staff Writer

October 30, 2017No Comments

You may have noticed the exuberant Pacman machine or the multi-colored paint splattered plastic sheets outside the 150 hallways, and wondered what was going on. Wonder no further, it is simply the Pathways students re-decorating...

The case of the missing cars

The case of the missing cars

Rayza Vasquez, Staff Writer

October 17, 2017No Comments

Monday, August 28, 2017. Seventh period. The main office made an announcement to students, “Any students parked in the church parking lot, please come down and move your car.” Students rushed to the parking lot to move...

Florida faced “Irmageddon”

Florida faced “Irmageddon”

Eli Poveda, Staff Writer

October 17, 2017No Comments

On September 16, 2017, Hurricane Irma swept through Florida after causing widespread destruction in the Caribbean. Fallen trees, massive power outages and flooding were just some of the wreckage caused by Irma. With winds...

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Why straight seven is better than block

Macey Melinek, Sports Editor

November 1, 2017No Comments

Eight classes, four a day, ninety minutes each, and one struggling student. Block schedule has many flaws that I’m sure many of you agree with. One of them being that ninety minutes is just way too long to sit in a class....

Why block schedule is better than straight seven

Lizbeth Acevedo, Staff Writer, Artist

November 1, 2017No Comments

As a senior who has never experienced the wonders of block schedule before, I can easily say it’s a breath of fresh air. Only four classes a day compared to the standard seven allows for more advantages to the student....

Accepting Change

Anna Winslow, Editor-in-Chief

October 30, 2017No Comments

With every new school year comes new changes. This year, new additions to the school like block schedule, Pathways of Innovation, and increasing technology in the classroom have all had large impacts on our school experiences....

The state of states’ rights

The state of states’ rights

Chayla Cherry, News Editor

October 30, 2017No Comments

The last few months have been filled with the turbulence and turmoil that generally comes with protesting. However, since Trump’s arrival in office, more and more white supremacist groups have been surfacing. Though they’ve...

Life goes on

April 5, 2017

High school seniors have been busy this year; it has...

To Kill Or Not To Kill; that is the question

March 3, 2017

Yes Aalayah Campbell The recent sentencing of Dylan ...

Senior-To-Senior: Admission aftermath

March 3, 2017

Brace yourselves! Student loans are coming. It is the...

Hidden Features: Not just another movie

Hidden Features: Not just another movie

March 3, 2017

  A simple young girl from West Virginia with...

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Sports spiel

Donovan Holder, Sports Editor

October 30, 2017No Comments

Is NASCAR a sport? While it is clearly evident that to drive and race in NASCAR you have to be a talented person with much devotion to practicing and becoming better, there still is an ongoing argument...

Sloane Stephens “serves” Plantation

Sloane Stephens “serves” Plantation

Anna Winslow, Editor-in-Chief

October 30, 2017No Comments

Clean technique, solid point building and whizzing forehands all characterized Sloane Stephen’s game on September 9, 2017. Stephens, a Plantation native, won the U.S Open Grand Slam title, one of the...

Player Profile: Stephen Grieves

Player Profile: Stephen Grieves

October 30, 2017

Player Profile: Theo Reyer

Player Profile: Theo Reyer

March 17, 2017

Player profile: Kyle McKendrick

Player profile: Kyle McKendrick

March 17, 2017

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The student news site of South Plantation High School
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