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  • All School Mass December 8
  • HS Student Council Hurricane Relief Nov. 16 - Dec. 11
  • Noon Dismissal & Last Day of Semester 1 December 18
In the 2020 Election, there were nine third-party candidates. Most popular being, Howie Hawkins from the Green Party and Jo Jorgensen, a Libertarian.
Third-Parties: Are they as Obsolete as they Seem?
Kimberly Egoavil, Sophomore Staff Writer • November 20, 2020

In this past election, much like others, our country has been focused on the two primary parties, Republican and Democratic parties. The names primarily shown were of Joe...

Count All the Votes: A Look at Voter Suppression in America
November 20, 2020

In the weeks leading up to the 2020 election, a new mantra overtook America - vote, vote, vote. The country took the phrase to heart, with a...

Election Incites In-fighting Among Progressive and Moderate Democrats
November 20, 2020

In the aftermath of the 2020 election, the Democratic party faced serious losses in the House of Representatives, having lost seven seats, and...

The 2020 Election: Why Isn't it Over?
November 20, 2020

On Nov. 7, the Associated Press announced Joe Biden as the President-elect. However, it seems that this election is nowhere near over. Before...

As Academy wraps up Socktober, the Thanksgiving Food Drive, and commences the Hurricane Relief Drive, concerns are raised about the low donation turnouts –– turnouts that seem to only raise when there
Academy Students Spending Places Indulgence Over Impact
Maddie Glaum, Senior Staff Writer • November 20, 2020

Autumn commences the season of giving: schools and churches become lush with canned-goods, clothing, and toys as Thanksgiving and Christmas drives reemerge to help families...

Academy Students celebrate FOCO (aka fake homecoming)
November 20, 2020

Homecoming, also known as HOCO to high schoolers, is a pivotal event in one’s high school experience. Buying a new dress, getting nails done,...

Students Display their Creations in the Fall Art Gallery
November 18, 2020

This year, instead of having an in person art show, Academy’s 2D Honors and Sculpture art classes had an art exhibit gallery in the Bailey...

AHN’s Social Justice Club Continues to Advocate for Clean Water
November 16, 2020

On Friday, Nov. 6, Academy’s Social Justice Club presented a video in each advisory class about the water crisis and what to do to help. Clean...

Football stadiums are noticeably emptier due to pandemic restrictions.
Attending Football Games during the Pandemic
Winsome Storm, Sophomore Staff Writer • November 16, 2020

From the beginning of the pandemic, football fans have seen the cancellation and delay of games. Months later, football is back in action, with lots of rules and regulations...

Soccer Season Begins Even in the Midst of a Pandemic
November 10, 2020

With COVID-19 still among us, the start of the soccer season was delayed for about one month, and just like almost every other sport, things...

Cross Country Team Continues on with their 2020 Season
October 20, 2020

Even amidst the coronavirus, the Academy’s Cross Country team has found ways to continue with their 2020 season.  New measures to prevent...

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Hispanic Superstitions and Halloween Traditions
Olivia Martinez, Senior Staff Writer • October 29, 2020

Many Hispanic countries have superstitions and folklore surrounding their traditions and history. Some of the most well-known folklore is based...

Forgotten Cultures
Allyson Smith, Sophomore Staff Writer • October 20, 2020

The world is full of diverse, rich, and lively cultures. However, many of these cultures are forgotten about or buried under a sea of various...

"It’s important for computer scientists and coders to be aware of biases within society and see if that is translating into their work with programming, as well as how they can reframe some of those mindsets," said Computer Science and Engineering Teacher Tyler Mokris.
AI Bias Causes Problems for Underrepresented Groups
Asha Sneed, Contributing Staff Writer • November 20, 2020

"Whether many recognize it or not, bias is a pervasive aspect of human thoughts and experiences. However, what was once strictly viewed as a fundamental human flaw has been...

How Is COVID-19 Going to Affect the Holidays?
Olivia Martinez, Senior Staff Writer • November 18, 2020

As the pandemic continues, many do not know if they will be able to celebrate their long-standing Thanksgiving and Christmas family traditions....

The Return of the Drive-in and the Future of Movie Theaters
Adriana James-Rodil, Editor-in-Chief • November 16, 2020

On Oct. 15, 2020, Armature Works — located in The Heights District — opened its (contact-free) drive-in, partnering with Rooftop Cinema Club....

Americans Live to Work, While Other Countries Work to Live
Isabel Bequer, Sophomore Staff Writer • November 2, 2020

For most Americans, work is at the center of their lives. Free time, vacation, and relaxation all revolve around the hours which one works. For...

Thanksgiving Baking: Mini Pumpkin Pies (VIDEO)
Isabel Bequer, Sophomore Staff Writer • November 10, 2020

According to Reader’s Digest, pumpkin pie is the most popular pie served on Thanksgiving in Florida. But to add a fun twist, Sophomore Staff...

I Smell Fall (VIDEO)
Chloe Mintz, Multimedia Editor • October 9, 2020

Having lived in Florida nearly my entire life, I am not well acquainted with fall. Crunchy leaves and crisp weather? Don’t know her. Of course,...

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Social Justice Class Discusses Mission and Ministry (PODCAST)
November 18, 2020

Seniors in social justice are completing a semester-long capstone project about an injustice in the world. In this podcast series, they reflect on their injustices and draw...

Sister Sisters: The Sister Series Part II
Anna Anderson, Contributing Columnist • November 12, 2020

These beautiful Sisters are Sister sisters; biological sisters and religious Sisters! Sr. Anne is a Salesian novice, and Sr. Léonie Thérèse...

Finding Peace in Election Uncertainty
Anna Anderson, Contributing Columnist • November 7, 2020

Right now, we are in a time of uncertainty about the election. Many people are very stressed. This is just a reminder that no matter what happens,...

Seniors in Social Justice Class Discuss Pope John Paul II's "Letter to Women" (PODCAST)
November 4, 2020

Seniors in Religion and Math Teacher Megan Dubee's social justice class discuss Pope John Paul II's "Letter to Women" and how it pertains to...

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