The Pony Express

Getting good grades without the hassle

Katlyn Zielinski, Assistant News Editor

November 29, 2011

Maintaining good grades in high school could be a struggle but with some simple study tips and ways of working your grades will improve and your GPA will increase.    1. Being organized is extremely important. With knowing...

Black Friday hits stores Nov. 25

Donovan Uy, Copy Editor

November 18, 2011

This year, Black Friday falls on Nov. 25 – the traditional Friday after Thanksgiving. But what is it all about? “It’s when you wake up early, like at 4am to buy stuff because you get really good deals and prices,”...

Top 10 movies to watch during the holiday season

Amber Razzano, Features Editor

November 17, 2011

During the winter season watching holiday movies is one of the top activities enjoyed my people all over. Some of the most common movies that are viewed around this time of year include: 1.       Elf “My favorite holiday movie is Elf becau...

Marching Band Show reflects hard work

Michael Farrell, Ad Manager

November 17, 2011

It is 3:55 on Tuesday afternoon and for the band it is time to hit the drivers ed lot to practice the show. The practice schedule for the Gaither Marching band is: Monday-Friday – in class rehearsals, Tuesday and Thursday...

Every Student has Story: Kelly Cuppett

Alex Rodriguez, Sports Editor

November 10, 2011

One remarkable who that has been a soccer player and now a profound pianist had impacted both her mentors and peers in positive outcomes. Kelly Cuppett is a senior at Gaither high school and has an unweighted GPA of a 4.0....

Disney World expands Fantasyland

Amber Razzano, Features Editor

November 10, 2011

The largest expansion in Magic Kingdom history is set to double the size of Disney World’s Fantasyland. Expansions are set to open in late 2012. A few of these changes will include a new home for Princess Ariel, new ways...

Homecoming overview

Jessica Lawless, Public Relations

November 3, 2011

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...

Character Education Week ends

Amber Razzano, Features Editor

October 20, 2011

Every year the U.S. president and government announce the third week of October as Character Counts week. Character week is a week when schools all around the nation come together and raise awareness for good qualities that studen...

We can dance if we want to

Donovan Uy, Copy Editor

October 19, 2011

Most everybody thinks of dance as moving one’s body to the rhythm of music using choreographed or improvised movements; whether it be ballet, contemporary, ballroom, hip-hop, or even the “rockin’-the-boat” style found...

Art students take action for hunger-relief

Camilla Acosta, Entertainment Editor

October 6, 2011

Art teachers and students at Gaither teamed up with Feeding America Tampa Bay to participate in the “Empty Bowls Project” in the effort to help end hunger in our communities. The “Empty Bowls project” was created by Imagi...

Creative hairstyles help girls beat the heat

Gloria Rodriguez, Graphics Team

September 22, 2011

Recent construction at Gaither has led to a surge in the amount of inconvenient circumstances for students, such as dealing with the frizzy, sweaty hair that comes as a result of walking to and from the portables. “The weather...

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