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CON: freshmen should not be forced to take online classes

Grant Peeler, Wed Team

December 13, 2011

Filed under Opinions, Pro & Con

In this wonderful age of computers, interconnectivity, and social media, we have pushed the boundaries of technology to fantastic limits, but when it comes to online schooling, especially when it is required, our culture, has...

PRO: Freshmen are required to take online classes

Sahar Takshi, Opinions Editor

November 17, 2011

Filed under Opinions, Pro & Con

Incoming freshmen of 2011 are now required to take at least one online course with Florida Virtual School, and frankly, it’s about time. ­­­The new addition of online courses to graduation requirements is long overdue....

Android v. Iphone

Sahar Takshi, Opinions Editor

November 10, 2011

Filed under Opinions

Students and adults today rely heavily on their smart-phones, and probably know more about them than they know about their president; but in the end this shared loved for smart-phones splits into two sides, iPhones and Android...

Students disrespect the school

Brett Wasmund, Staff Writer

November 3, 2011

Filed under Opinions

Students have no respect towards their school, where they spend just as much time as they do at home. Why in the world would someone trash a place they have to spend so much time at? Even if they really don’t like Gaither,...

The colors in the classroom can change the mood of a student

Sahar Takshi, Opinions Editor

November 3, 2011

Filed under Opinions

Colors are an abstruse yet amazing medium-they have the power to communicate thoughts and provoke emotions without doing anything except reflecting light. Why is it that Count Dracula wears black, and a bride wears white? Why...

Homecoming overview

Jessica Lawless, Public Relations

November 3, 2011

Filed under Features, Opinions

The theme this year was Winter Wonderland. Senate sold 665 tickets this year, while last year they sold 772 tickets. Limos rolled in left and right. While the girls waltzed in with their glamorous dresses and the boys followed...

Seniority at a price

Brett Wasmund, Staff Writer

November 2, 2011

Filed under Opinions

Senior year racks up an obscene amount of costs.  “Class of 2012” t-shirts, homecoming, prom, class rings, club dues, and sporting event tickets are only a start of the long list of payments needed to be made.   But...

Parents are too involved with kids at school

Brett Wasmund, Staff Writer

November 2, 2011

Filed under Opinions

Some may say that it’s a good idea for parents to get involved in their child’s studies, which can be a good thing if they only go as far as to say “Hey you need to get on your work” or even checking their Edline accounts...

Inclimate weather schedules are getting a little ridiculous

Brett Wasmund, Staff Writer

October 27, 2011

Filed under Opinions

If there is even a sense of rain, portable classes get thrown inside the school and the entire school falls into a state of disorderly panic. This may be an easy fix for our school’s APs, but it completely throws off what...

Early release days are barely worth it

Brett Wasmund, Staff Writer

October 27, 2011

Filed under Opinions

The new early release days are a mere hour long, and are barely even worth it. This is ridiculous. Honestly it’s no different than a regular school day because every period is only cut down by about eight or so minutes. What...

Bucs blackouts anger fans

Anthony Prierto, Assistant Sports Editor

October 20, 2011

Filed under Opinions, Sports

The Tampa Bay Bucanneers are are 4-2 this season, but it is only the people that are going to see the games live at Raymond James that are seeing them playing home games.   The Bucs home games have been blacked out since last...

People are always exaggerating

Sahar Takshi, Opinions Editor

October 20, 2011

Filed under Opinions

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