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Empowering Tomorrow’s Artists: Will McLean Music Festival’s Young Musicians Program Sparks Creativity and Talent

Empowering Tomorrow’s Artists: Will McLean Music Festival’s Young Musicians Program Sparks Creativity and Talent

Ashley Brace, Managing Editor: Copy March 24, 2024

For many students, the classroom is the place to gain new knowledge, inspiration and connections. However, a local event this spring break presented musically inclined students with an opportunity to learn...

The image shows Dave Berry, James Huston, and Diane Berry performing at the Will McLean Music Festival in 2021.

Staying in the Area for Spring Break? Consider the Will McLean Music Festival

Amber Battillo, Staff Writer March 8, 2023

Whether a musician or a fan of live music, you can enjoy the Will McLean Music Festival on March 10 through 12. The festival will showcase Florida's songwriters and poets with performances from March...

The best springs to visit based on your pathway

Christa Feagin, Staff writer May 10, 2022

Central Florida consists of more than 200 of the world's most wondrous springs, each one unique with an opportunity to not only indulge in nature, but also learning. As warmer months are upon us, we might...

The beneficial gap year

MacKenzie Griffin, Staff Writer April 28, 2022

Whether a student is a new high school graduate, or in between degrees, it may be beneficial to consider a gap year. A gap year is defined as, “A semester or year of experiential learning, typically...

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Online education debate just got interesting

William Cann, Staff writer December 16, 2021

The latest Microsoft Work Trend Index Report offers some insight into an interesting trend that indicates a shift in work culture.  Among its findings, 73 percent of employees want the flexible...

Tips to avoid procrastination

Tips to avoid procrastination

Hiran Paez, Staff Writer December 8, 2021

What if I do this later? That is a question I have ask myself for multiple reasons: when doing homework, when I am about to clean my room, or text someone. I am pretty sure this has happened to you as...

Never Judge a Book by its Cover

Never Judge a Book by its Cover

Lexia Thomas, Editor in Chief October 17, 2021

Growing up I was always into sports and the main thing that drew my attention were the interviews. When I got older, I understood the goals and reasons behind every player.   Each player had a purpose...

Bill Limiting Florida Bright Futures Funding

Patriot View Editorial March 14, 2021

The Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program is a program that establishes lottery funded scholarships to Florida high school graduates for high academic achievements. In order to receive Bright Futures,...

Covid-19’s Route to Normalization

Lauren Gillyard, Editor-in-chief February 25, 2021

After more than a year, Covid-19 has changed the lives of many. Although it has also normalized a lot of things that have happened in our society that has resulted from it.  The first initial reporting...

The show must go on!

Trinity Salcedo, Editor-In-Chief October 22, 2020

While school for the average CF student has been dramatically impacted by switching to an online format, it’s hard to imagine what it must be like for students involved in the performing arts. On...

Life during and after Quarantine: Dreaming of a better tomorrow

Life during and after Quarantine: Dreaming of a better tomorrow

Taukiya Williams, Editor-in-Chief April 27, 2020

This was probably one of the hardest columns to write in my opinion, with so much sadness and bad news going on in the world surrounding Covid-19.  A friend told me to look at the positives. At first,...

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Publix in a crisis

Jake Peterson, Staff Writer April 25, 2020

Publix has always been the store to go to when you want the best customer service, a great shopping experience, or a pub sub. In the past month, Publix has seen a lot of changes many customers aren’t...

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