Author: Leah Ronkin

Children of all ages play and enjoy the new Princess Meadow playground, equipped with monkey bars, swirly slides and other amentities, while their families watch over them. Parents and gaurdians were also able to appreiciate the play area as they mingled while their kids played. Photo by Maria Vera

Princess Meadow’s Playground officially opens to public

Princess Meadow’s Playground, a project 18 months in the making, formally opened on Saturday, Jan. 4 at 10 a.m. This project was intended to honor Meadow Pollack, who died in the Feb. 14, 2018 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.  The playground, which is […]

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Royal Fun. Children of all ages play and enjoy Princess Meadow’s playground, equipped with monkey bars, swirly slides and other amenities, while their families watch over them. Parents and guardians were also able to appreciate the play area as they mingled while their kids played. Photo by Maria Vera

Princess Meadow’s Playground officially opens to public

Princess Meadow’s Playground, a project 18 months in the making, formally opened on Saturday, Jan. 4 at 10 a.m. This project honors Meadow Pollack, who died in the Feb. 14, 2018 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.  The playground, which is located at Betti […]

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"For Which We Stand" by Jeff Foster, AP Government teacher, is to be released on Sept. 1. Photo courtesy by Scholastic

AP government teacher Jeff Foster publishes the book “For Which We Stand: How Our Government Works and Why It Matters”

AP Government teacher Jeff Foster has written a book on government. The book, entitled “For Which We Stand: How Our Government Works and Why It Matters,” is aimed at 8-14-year-olds and is intended to give an overview of the way the U.S. government works. It […]

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[Review] The future looks bright for Steven Universe Future

[Review] The future looks bright for Steven Universe Future

When the “Steven Universe movie” premiered on Cartoon Network this summer, fans of the critically-acclaimed show felt themselves satisfied, however many turned off their TVs with questions still unanswered. This is where Steven Universe Future came in, which was announced very shortly after the movie’s […]

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Petition to cancel school on Nov. 1 reaches 62,000+ signatures in five days

Petition to cancel school on Nov. 1 reaches 62,000+ signatures in five days

A petition has been started to cancel school on Friday, Nov. 1 for Broward County Public Schools. The petition started on Change.org, by Hollywood resident Karen Doberman, has reached over 62,000 signatures since its creation on Oct. 24.  “I believe that since Thursday is the […]

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“Guac: My Son, My Hero” performed as a tribute to Joaquin Oliver

“Guac: My Son, My Hero” performed as a tribute to Joaquin Oliver

On Friday, Sept. 20, Manuel Oliver’s latest protest project, “Guac: My Son, My Hero” was performed at the Colony Theater in Miami Beach. Following the release of several art projects dedicated to his son, Oliver presented a one-man show that both encaptured the life of […]

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Toy Express hosts grand opening event

Toy Express hosts grand opening event

On Saturday, Sept. 21, Coral Springs toy store, Toy Express, hosted their grand opening extravaganza. The event, taking place from 1-4 p.m. at their Turtle Run location, featured a live DJ, character meet-and-greets, a cotton candy machine, refreshments and facepaint. Members of the community, many […]

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Underclassmen Alexa and Rachel Kitaygorodsky host annual bake sale to support charities

Underclassmen Alexa and Rachel Kitaygorodsky host annual bake sale to support charities

On Saturday, Sept. 7, junior Alexa Kitaygorodsky and freshman Rachel Kitaygorodsky hosted their eighth annual home-based bake sale for charity. This year, the family decided to support Make Our Schools Safe, Camp Fiesta and Lifenet 4 Families. While the charities they choose to support change […]

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A still from 'The Lion King.' (Disney/TNS)

Disney live-action remakes cause controversy among fans

On July 19, 2019, Disney released “The Lion King” in a new live-action format. This film marks the third live-action remake to be released this year, with a fourth on the way for the new Disney+ streaming service. With this news comes heated debates as […]

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