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A hopeful prediction towards CF’s athletic programs

David Dossey, Staff Writer March 24, 2021

In 2019, CF made the challenging decision to cut three of its five athletic programs. The programs cut were the boys’ basketball, girls’ basketball, and volleyball programs. CF spokeswoman, Lois...

CF’s Safety Should Be Important To Everyone

Lauren Gillyard, Editor-in-chief March 14, 2021

Everyone has gone through a lot over the past year. Businesses were closed down, unemployment was high, and we were told to follow new standards given to us by the CDC.   CF, in general, has gone...

Bill Limiting Florida Bright Futures Funding

Lexia Thomas, Staff Writer 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,...

CF’s expectations for classes in 2021

Sarah Toms, David Dossey, and Christian Gordon, Staff Writers March 1, 2021

As we approach the one-year mark since COVID-19 began, CF continues to adapt to the demands of the past year. The following are some changes students can expect for the 2021 summer semester.  CF has...

Covid-19 In The Workplace

Lexia Thomas and Sarah Toms, Staff Writers March 1, 2021

With the prolonging of Covid-19, it seems to feel like part of our normal lives. From places shutting down, to mask and social distancing requirements. Many offices, however, have different requirements...

Covid-19 Vaccine’s Test for Success

Lauren Gillyard, Editor-in-chief March 1, 2021

As of recently, the Covid-19 vaccine has been officially released to the public after a long wait.  According to floridahealthcovid19.gov, “beginning Friday, Feb. 12, Floridians will have access...

CF’s Softball Team’s back after Covid-19 ended their Season

Gianna Guerriero, Staff Writer February 28, 2021

CF’s Softball program had endured a very sudden end to their spring season last school year due to Covid-19. Everything was shut down effective-immediately and there was no questioning it. Everyone...

First baseman, Jackson Taylor, #24, bats in the bottom of the second inning. He would later double to right-field scoring Spencer Stephens #8 and Edrick Felix #2

Weekend Series Sweep For The Patriots

Chance Heinen, Staff Writer February 28, 2021

On Friday afternoon, the CF Patriots went against Tallahassee Community College Eagles. Francisco Mateo #7 took the ball to start the weekend for the Patriots. In the first inning, Mateo didn’t need...

Catcher Miguel Useche, #13, waits to receive a pitch

The Baseball Team’s Successful Start to 2021

Chance Heinen, Staff Writer February 28, 2021

Spring has begun, signifying another season is in the works for the Central Florida Patriots baseball team.  After a COVID-19 shortened campaign in 2020 where the team went 21-7 and 4-2 in conference...

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...

CF's Forensics Team gets together for a group photo to celebrate the event.

A Weekend of Winnings at the FIFA Tournament

February 24, 2021

The forensics team took a win in the Florida Intercollegiate Forensics Association tournament, FIFA, for the first time in school history on Feb. 19 and 20 and they were able to take home four state championships.   The...

Coach Mike Lingle has been the assistant coach of CF's Softball team for 11 years. He has now taken the new role as the head coach for this season.

CF welcomes Coach Mike Lingle

Lexia Thomas, Staff Writer February 21, 2021

CF is glad to announce that we have a new softball coach this season. He has big, bright plans for the future of CF softball team.    Coach Mike Lingle began coaching at Forest High School in...

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