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FAFSA Verification: What It Means

FAFSA Verification: What It Means

Charlize Quinto, Staff Writer

November 13, 2019

When you checked your confirmation email from FAFSA, was there an asterisk (*) next to your EFC? Did it look like something like this? If so, that means you’ve been selected for verification! Don’t fret, it happens to many students. It doesn’t mean that there was something wrong with your application. One-third of FAFSA applicatio...

Don’t Wear a Culture, Wear a Costume

Don’t Wear a Culture, Wear a Costume

Charlize Quinto, Staff Writer

October 30, 2019

As we all welcome the autumnal season, we also welcome the heavily anticipated time of the year (for most)— Halloween!  While you plan your costume, there is something you should consider: “Is my costume culturally offensive?” You have probably seen it before. A guy shows up to a party wear...

Nail Art News

Nail Art News

Sophia Clifton, Staff Writer

October 28, 2019

Nail art is, in my opinion, one of the most enjoyable ways to express yourself creatively. Whether you’re a beginner or a professional nail artist, any way you’re feeling you can express it on your nails. If you use the Internet in any capacity, you know that there is no shortage of nail art insp...

Tips on Completing the FAFSA

Tips on Completing the FAFSA

Lauren Klemowich, Staff Writer

October 14, 2019

It is college application season, meaning seniors in the class of 2020 will have to complete their FAFSA applications.  FAFSA stands for Free Application for Federal Student Aid and is a form for current and potential college students to receive grants, loans, and work-study money. The 2020- ...

Prepare for Scholarship Season!

Prepare for Scholarship Season!

Charlize Quinto, Staff Writer

September 23, 2019

Through the months of September to May, scholarships are up and coming. As the school year winds down, the deadlines tense up.   If you’re planning to go to college next fall or in the future, scholarships are something you should consider. Scholarships equal free money to go to college! ...

The PSAT vs. The SAT

The PSAT vs. The SAT

Charlize Quinto, Staff Writer

September 4, 2019

The PSAT is coming up in October! While it is just another test, it is a very important test you should take. It is as important as the SAT. Both are very similar, however, there are some key differences between the two. It’s important to know what you’re taking and how you can conquer it! &nbs...

Things I Wish I Knew Before High School

Things I Wish I Knew Before High School

Charlize Quinto, Staff Writer

August 28, 2019

In August of 2016, I was starting my very first year of high school. Now, it’s 2019 and I realized that my high school days are almost over.  A few days ago, I got a notification from Snapchat about pictures and videos I took the very first week of high school. I was reminiscing these memories f...

Prom is Over. Now What?

Prom is Over. Now What?

Melanie Guzman, Staff Writer

May 3, 2019

One of the greatest memories one would recall would be attending their senior prom, enjoying a good time with their friends and dancing the night away. This year, prom was held on April 26th, 2019 at the Marriott in West Palm Beach. The theme of Havana Nights tied together very nicely with the lights and...

How to Budget Your Money During Prom Season

How to Budget Your Money During Prom Season

Aliya Linan, Staff writer

April 11, 2019

With the end of the year approaching, seniors must budget their money wisely. One of the end of year expenses for seniors include prom. Some people can spend at least $1000 between dresses, tuxedos, heels, make up, hair, dinner and a car or limo rental. However, most can not afford that so here are som...

Dealing With High School Anxiety

Dealing With High School Anxiety

Shaina Francis, Staff Writer

March 23, 2019

A fall study conducted by The Pew Research Center revealed that 96% of teenagers see anxiety and depression as a problem among their peers, among these students, 70% see it as a major problem. These strikingly large numbers showcase a large issue found within modern teenagers. Due to the widespread issue of ...

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