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“We have a particularly difficult problem of an exacerbation of a health disparity,” said Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
Coronavirus Takes Toll on Minority Communities
Emara Sáez, Junior Staff Writer • May 22, 2020

The effects of the current COVID-19 pandemic on ethnic and racial groups are still emerging, but recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) illuminates...

Florida Responds To The Reopening Of Its State
May 15, 2020

Humans, by nature, are social creatures.  Floridians, by nature, crave rampant, seaside shindigs.   We have not taken well to 63 days of social distancing. Nor has...

Positive News in the Midst of Uncertainty
April 30, 2020

In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, it has been hard to look past all the negative news coming from around the world. However in a time that has been so dark for many,...

Silicon Valley Entrepreneurs Settle Down in Bunkers Amid Covid-19
April 24, 2020

While a majority of the U.S population is following the guidelines of the quarantine, working to stay afloat, or taking care of their sick loved ones, seven Silicon Valley...

Fr. Rob Galea joined Academy students and teachers on Google Meet to pray the rosary with them and answer some of their questions.
"The Singing Priest" Joins Academy Students and Teachers for a Rosary and Some Questions
Anna Anderson, Contributing Staff Writer • June 1, 2020

On Tuesday, May 26, Fr. Rob Galea joined Academy students and teachers on Google Meet to pray the rosary and answer some questions. I invited him to come join us on Instagram,...

How the Class of 2020 is Celebrating their Last Year of High School
May 14, 2020

For graduates of the class of 2020 across the nation, a time of virtual learning to close their senior year will be a long lasting memory. Events such as the final day...

Academy Students Celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week
May 8, 2020

Dear members of Academy’s faculty and staff, On behalf of my peers, I would like to wish you all a very happy Teacher Appreciation Week. It is with great regret that...

The Class of 2020: Our Personal Statement(s)
May 1, 2020

Today, May 1, marks the last day of high school for the class of 2020, and, as untraditional as its closing is, I could not think of a stronger class to endure this. Throughout...

Achona Online wants to recognize the handwork of the senior athletes of the Class of 2020. Congratulations girls!
Honoring Spring Sports Senior Athletes
Emara Sáez, Junior Staff Writer • April 30, 2020

Unfortunately, due to COVID-19, senior athletes have been left without the ability to create memories or be recognized for their last high school sport season; on April 20,...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers sign Tom Brady & Rob Gronkowski
April 24, 2020

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have just announced that former Patriots stars Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski will be joining their team next season in hopes of making the playoffs...

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#PonleAcento U.S.A. (OPINION)
Adriana James-Rodil and Emara Sáez April 7, 2020

On Mon., March 30, we — Multimedia Editor Adriana James-Rodil and Junior Staff Writer Emara Sáez — were in Advanced Placement Spanish class when we watched a video about...

Carnaval Season Comes to an End
Emara Sáez, Junior Staff Writer • February 27, 2020

Tuesday, Feb. 25, was the annual day of indulgence before Ash Wednesday. This day, called Fat Tuesday or Mardi Gras, is typically a day or celebration that signifies the preparation...

 June is the month of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, which is one of the most popular Catholic devotions.
June: The Month of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, Explained
Anna Anderson, Contributing Staff Writer • June 19, 2020

June is the month of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. This devotion is one of the most popular Catholic devotions. To capture the power of this, I asked  Sr. Theresa Lee, FMA,...

Focusing on the Good in a Time of Negativity
Anna Anderson, Freshmen Contributing Staff Writer • May 20, 2020

Covid-19 has killed 90,694 people in the United States, and is seriously hurting the economy.  Everyone needs positivity in this time, though, so here are some good things...

“The Singing Priest” Impacts AHN Students and Teachers
Anna Anderson, Contributing Freshman Staff Writer • May 19, 2020

 Fr. Rob Galea is a world-famous singer/songwriter that is known for his beautiful voice and enthusiasm. Above all, though, he wants to be known as a priest, not a musician....

Bible Beans: A Senior’s Way of Spreading Faith
Anna Anderson, Contributing Freshman Staff Writer • April 30, 2020

Seniors Emily Nash and Sofia Tweed have been leading a school Bible Study on Wednesdays since the beginning of this school year. Even during this time of quarantine, they...

Which Milk Alternative is Best For You?
Reagan Finch, Senior Staff Writer • April 8, 2020

No matter what, there will always be an effort to find the healthiest alternative. Whether its egg replacement, or using margarine instead of butter, people will always search...

I'm not hungry. I'm just bored. (VIDEO)
Chloe Mintz, Sophomore Staff Writer • April 7, 2020

As consequence of COVID-19, mundane life appears to lack all hints of luster — more so than usual. Having entered my fourth week of online school, it is safe to suggest...

125 girls make up the class of 2020, who will hopefully graduate July 25th.
Overcoming the Curse of 2020 (VIDEO)
Reagan Finch, Senior Staff Writer • May 8, 2020

In her final video, senior staff writer Reagan Finch reflects on her time at AHN, and how the class of 2020 was robbed of their senior year. This is not, however, the first...

Watch Me Paint with Bob Ross but Only By Listening (VIDEO)
Sawyer Salgado, Senior Staff Writer • April 29, 2020

Painting can help people relax and take their minds off the current state of our world, but Senior Staff Writer Sawyer Salgado takes painting to the next level by listening...

Tips on How to Schedule a Productive Day of Online Classes (VIDEO)
Sawyer Salgado, Senior Staff Writer • March 30, 2020

Online classes are a new phenomenon to the Academy community. Finding motivation to wake up and go to online class can be hard if you do not have a routine/daily schedule....

A Week in the Life of a Virtual Student . . . Sort Of (VIDEO)
Reagan Finch, Senior Staff Writer • March 26, 2020

With all schools in Florida being closed due to COVID-19, AHN has converted all of its classes to virtual learning. Students and teachers join a Google Meet class and continue...

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