• Spirit Week April 17-21
  • Culture Fair April 21
  • Senior Farewell April 28
With Fox and Dominion case having come to a settlement, there is still tension left over Tucker Carlson and why he was fired.
Fox News settles last minute with Dominion Voting Systems
Nicole Bianchi, Sophomore Staff Writer • May 4, 2023

Fox News v. Dominion Voting Systems For years, Fox News had been pounding many of its viewers with false or misleading content circling around the 2020 election, saying how...

21-year-old leaks classified U.S. documents
April 24, 2023

21-year-old Jack Teixeira is a former cyber defense operator with the Air National Guard. In 2020, Teixeira was provided with official government...

An overview of Trump's legal standing
April 23, 2023

On March 31, former president Donald Trump was indicted regarding an alleged affair from 2006. The indictment revealed that prosecutors allege...

Will Tiktok be banned?
March 31, 2023

   Previously known as musically before their name change, the app Tiktok has become one of the most used social media platforms worldwide....

Junior year has many iconic events, such as Junior Ring.
What I've Learned Junior Year
Olivia Payne, Managing Editor • May 30, 2023

One thing people don’t talk about enough is the formative experience that is junior year. It seems like everything comes at you during junior year. It's the time when you...

Seniors prepare for end of the year events
April 20, 2023

As the school year is coming to an end, excitement is high but stress is even higher. Some students are still deciding on a college while others...

Academy seniors duel it out in water wars
April 18, 2023

Water wars is a senior tradition that takes place towards the end of Academy students’ senior year. The end of their high school career consists...

March Madness, the most popular activity for people all over the world during the month of March. Photo Credits:
March Madness
Kinsley Warbritton, Senior Staff Writer • March 31, 2023

When the month of March is mentioned to a sports fan or a basketball player, one of the first things that will come to mind is March Madness. The name “March Madness”...

LeBron Breaks Kareem’s Scoring Record
February 16, 2023  


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The UFO of Tampa – History of the “Futuro”
Winsome Storm, Managing Editor • February 5, 2023

If you’ve ever driven up Dale Mabry Highway, you’ve probably seen the UFO.  That UFO, however, is not actually a UFO. It’s a piece...

Chinese New Year 2023: What to Know, What to Expect
Mykhia Pursley, Senior Staff Writer • December 17, 2022

“5, 4, 3, 2, 1, HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!” Fireworks and cheers fill the sky as everyone transitions to the new year at midnight. But, did you know...

Senior Staff Writer Olivia Book (23) holding up a green flag, the physical representation of good traits
Asking Academy students and faculty their green flags
Kimberly Egoavil, Senior Staff Writer • March 31, 2023

As defined by Urban Dictionary, green flags represent desirable traits that can contribute to the overall positive dynamic of any type of relationship. Though these...

University housing crisis in Tampa
Asha Judd, Senior staff writer • March 27, 2023

After the Coronavirus hit in 2019, many college students could not have the whole college experience they desired because of the lockdown. Now...

Murdaugh murders brings about questions of Jury Duty
Olivia Book, Social Media Editor • March 21, 2023

The newly released Netflix original, Mudaugh Murders: A Southern Scandal, has taken the media by storm and attracted the attention of many to...

Florida holds its annual Strawberry Festival
Maddie Hines , Senior Staff Writer • March 21, 2023

The Strawberry Festival is an annual event held in Plant City, Florida. It takes place every year on March 2 and ends on March 12. The Florida...

Understanding the famous coffee shop, Starbucks.
Kinsley Warbritton, Senior Staff Writer • March 15, 2023

As many people could have guessed, Starbucks is the most popular coffee shop in the world. Starbucks is the largest coffee chain in the world. Not only popular with your average cup of coffee but includes a variety of drinks such as frappuccino...

"Taste From Home" Diving into the Origin
Mykhia Pursley, Senior Staff Writer • January 24, 2023

Written by Grace Jaye ('24), Taste From Home is a cookbook with a charitable twist — 100% of the profits from the sale of cookbooks go directly to support displaced youths from Ukraine and other countries. The book consists of appetizers,...

Movie mania from ACHONA !
Nicole Bianchi, Sophomore Staff Writer • May 24, 2023

As the seasons change and the world around us shifts and moves on to summer, the Achona Newspaper is ready with summer movie recommendations. Cool down after your pool days,...

Traveling to Atlanta, Georgia
Nicole Bianchi, Sophomore Staff Writer • April 24, 2023

During spring break, I had the privilege of flying out of the state to Atlanta, Georgia, the flaming city where “Every Day Is an Opening Day.”...

Reviewing boygenius’s "the record"
Raquelle Elson, Editor-in-Chief • April 18, 2023

Supergroup boygenius, comprised of singer-songwriters Julien Baker, Phoebe Bridgers, and Lucy Dacus, released their album the record on March...

2023 Oscars bring surprising and satisfying victories (PODCAST)
Isabel Bequer and Kimberly Egoavil March 31, 2023

The Oscars are one of the most highly anticipated events in the entertainment industry, where the best films, actors, and filmmakers are honored...

Trying out Academy teachers' morning routines (VIDEO)
Kimberly Egoavil, Senior Staff Writer • February 2, 2023

Senior Staff Member Kimberly Egoavil consulted teachers and staff around Academy about what part of their morning routine...

2022 Christmas Formal vlog
Brooke Fechtel, Sophomore Staff Writer • January 13, 2023

Winter formal is an event that is highly anticipated by Academy students for the entire school year. It is a day when students...

God cares about you having healthy friendships.
Authentic Friendship
Anna Anderson, Contributing columnist • December 2, 2022

We were made to be with people. God created us to be with people: “It is not good for the man to be alone,” (Genesis 2:18). But, we are all humans. People break our trust....

Life Happens. But God is Still There.
Anna Anderson, Contributing columnist • September 7, 2022

The school year has started, and I don’t know about you, but for me, it always turns into a stressful time of year. Life happens. We get busy...

Uniting To Advocate for Change
Anna Anderson, Contributing columnist • January 27, 2022

Saturday, January 15, 2022 was the annual Florida March for Life. Nine Academy students had the privilege of going together with religion teacher...

“Kai-High” from Kairos III
Anna Anderson, Contributing columnist • January 12, 2022

On January 7-9, 2022, juniors and seniors attended the Kairos III retreat. Kairos, meaning “God’s time,” is a weekend for juniors and seniors...

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