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Sara Phillips

Sara Phillips, Editor-in-Chief

Sara Phillips is an Academy senior, a second-year journalist, and an Editor-in-Chief for Achona Online. Along with her passion for writing, Sara enjoys playing tennis, running cross country, checking the Sage Dining Menus, and traveling to new places whenever she can. Sara is proud to be a member of the National Honor Society, Key Club, and Ambassadors. Two of her favorite things are tea and her wheaten terrier, Rosie. After college, Sara hopes to either work for Tastemade's Tiny Kitchen or be a journalist.

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The Scranton missionaries found some unique shirts during their sorting. Photo Credit: Kat Kelly/Used With Permission

Unique Mission Trip Stories

Sara Phillips, Editor-in-Chief
March 23, 2018
The threat on March 6 was the first of its kind for Academy. Photo Credit: Sara Phillips/ACHONAOnline

Academy Goes Into Lockdown

Sara Phillips, Editor-in-Chief
March 9, 2018
Emma Heston (18), said, During my sophomore year crew season, I had to be on bedrest for two weeks because I overexerted my back. It was really frustrating because I couldnt do anything about it. 
Photo Credit: Sara Phillips/AchonaOnline

Injuries Befall Sports Teams

Sara Phillips, Editor-in-Chief
October 25, 2017
The PSAT added a writing skills section in 1997. Photo Credit: Sara Phillips/ACHONAOnline

Sophomores and Juniors Take the PSAT

Sara Phillips, Editor-in-Chief
October 13, 2017
The rainbow above Cailins head became a symbol of God watching over her to many of her friends and family. Photo Credit: Academy Aquatic Club/Used With Permission

Cailin Cannella: A Life of Joy

Sara Phillips, Editor-in-Chief
September 28, 2017
Just before Hurricane Irma hit Tampa, the water in the Hillsborough Bay receded, drawing crowds of people to see the phenomenon caused by the low pressure suction from the center of the storm. Photo Credit: Olivia Fernandez/AchonaOnline

Hurricane Irma Hits Florida

Sara Phillips, Editor-in-Chief
September 22, 2017
The new middle school is a preview of what the redesigned high school will eventually look like. Photo

New Middle School Opens

Sara Phillips, Editor-in-Chief
September 3, 2017
The traditional white cap and gown has been used at all AHN graduations. Photo Credit: Sara Phillips/AchonaOnline

Class of 2017 Graduates

Sara Phillips, Junior Staff Writer
June 18, 2017
Seniors, Chloe Paman and Rachel Rosales, smile with their cousin, Junior, Gillian Garcia. Photo Credit: Sara Phillips/AchonaOnline

Senior Farewell: The Final Sendoff

Sara Phillips, Junior Staff Writer
May 19, 2017
Pro tip: create a folder in your inbox to organize college e-mails. Photo Credit: Pixabay

Feelings When You Get a College E-Mail

Sara Phillips, Junior Staff Writer
March 6, 2017
Many AHN students give up their study hall for at least one semester to complete required credits. Photo Credit: Pixabay

Advice for Class Scheduling

Sara Phillips, Junior Writer
February 24, 2017
If you do miss school due to sickness, make sure to e-mail teachers in advance to schedule missed assignments. 
Photo Credit: Sara Phillips/Achona Online

5 Ways to Avoid Getting Sick

Sara Phillips, Junior Staff Writer
February 13, 2017
Interact Clubs hard work made the 2017 Hunger Banquet a successful event. Photo Credit: Sophia Doussan | Edited by Sara Phillips

Hunger Banquet Raises Awareness

Sara Phillips, Junior Staff Writer
February 3, 2017
One common essential is an extra mass sweater thrown in the backseat; you never know when you might need it!
Photo Credit: Piktochart

Academy’s Car Essentials

Sara Phillips, Junior Staff Writer
January 24, 2017
Junior, Feraby Hoffman, said that Spirit Week is one of her favorite weeks of the year. 
Photo Credit: Pixabay

Best Spirit Weeks of the Past

Sara Phillips, Junior Staff Writer
January 21, 2017
16 Things We Won’t Miss About 2016

16 Things We Won’t Miss About 2016

Sara Phillips, Junior Staff Writer
January 10, 2017
The forbidden bridge elevator was put in to make the school more handicap accessible. Photo credit: Sara Phillips/AchonaOnline

Elevator Rule Proves Controversial

Sara Phillips, Junior Staff Writer
November 1, 2016
Mayor Bob Buckhorn rides a Coast bike at Curtis Hixon Park.
Photo Credit: Richard Danielson/Tampa Bay Times - Edited by Sara Phillips

Coast Bike Share Makes Exploring Tampa Easy

Sara Phillips, Junior Staff Writer
October 18, 2016
The entrance to the Heritage Center is welcoming.
Photo Credit: Sara Phillips/AchonaOnline

Heritage Center Honors Our History

Sara Phillips, Junior Staff Writer
October 6, 2016
Senior, Ann-Marie Heath, takes a break in the Oak Grove. 
Photo Credit: Sara Phillips/AchonaOnline

How To Prevent Negative Effects of Tech Use

Sara Phillips, Junior Staff Writer
September 30, 2016
The Falcon 9 rocket first-stage landing.

SpaceX Explosion Leaves Scientists Puzzled

Sara Phillips, Junior Staff Writer
September 16, 2016
Theatre Director, Vivian Kimbler, leads the Acting Advanced students in their in-depth studies of theatre.

The Odd Couple Will Bring Laughs in March

Sara Phillips, Junior Staff Writer
September 8, 2016
Senior Ciara Chappell sells smoothies to the frenzied crowd.

Smoothie Prices Rise

Sara Phillips, Junior Staff Writer
August 30, 2016
For Christmas, sophomore Feraby Hoffman chose this French Bulldog. She named him Ernest after a character in the French novel, Lettres DAmour à 0-10

10 Things Students Will Miss About French

Sara Phillips, Sophomore Guest Contributor
May 20, 2016
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