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Sophomore Tong Tong dunks the ball with 20 seconds left in the 3rd quarter.
Whiteout Win
Abby Milkes, Staff Reporter

The boys basketball team hosted the Stanton Blue Devils at their first home game on Nov. 23. It was a whiteout, so the entire student section was decked out in their white...

Junior Patrick Russell  gains control of the ball on the offensive side.
Soccer Stalemate
Cate Dudley, Staff Reporter • November 29, 2021

Heading into Thanksgiving weekend, the Bishop Kenny varsity boys soccer team faced the Bartram Trail Bears on Tuesday night. The non-conference...

JV Freshman Mary Elizabeth Harden on offense against an opposing player.
Defending Crusaders
Parker Harms, Staff Reporter • November 18, 2021

On Nov. 17 the Bishop Kenny Crusaders offense defeated the Wolfson Wolfpack defense. The Girls Varsity Soccer team, coached by Tom Devenny,...

Boys Championship Team at the post-win celebratory lunch.
Swimming State Champs
Cate Dudley, Staff Reporter • November 10, 2021

  On Friday, November 5, the Bishop Kenny swim & dive teams competed in the Class 2A Florida State Championships. The boys swim...

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Seniors Avery Whitlow, Mark Pritchard and Alleana de Leon packing canned meats for the Thanksgiving food drive on the gym floor (Charli Esposito).
Driving Home Thanksgiving
Charli Esposito, Web and Social Media Manager • November 23, 2021


The Thanksgiving Food Drive was a record break setting year with an abundance of food to supply families with thanksgiving meals.

Students were able to create over
Group of senior boys standing outside of the 200 building in their senior ties.
All Tied Up
Jessica Golden, Design and Layout Editor • November 10, 2021






Beginning on Thursday, October 14 boys will be required to wear ties again.
Last school year, ties were made optional due to the
Senior Nicole Kadi Sings at Fall Concert
Disney Themed Fall Concert
Ava Liuzzo, Staff Reporter • November 5, 2021


On Thursday, October 28, Bishop Kenny choir students wowed the crowd with their entertaining costumes. Dressing
Senior girls posing with Sarah Swafford after conversing with her about thr affectiveness of her assembly
Visit from Sarah Swafford
Charli Esposito, Web and Social Media Manager • September 27, 2021


Seniors were excused from d-mod classes Thursday, September 23, to be a part of an assembly by Sarah Swaffword. While, underclassmen were
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According to statista.com, 36% of US consumers in 2020 planned to do most of their Christmas shopping on Black Friday (photo courtesy of Creative Commons).
History of Black Friday
Whole New Shade of Red
Whole New Shade of Red
Winter “truly inspired hope and was loved by millions of people worldwide,” Clearwater Marine Aquarium said (Photo courtesy of Creative Commons).
Winter’s Legacy
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Seniors Avery Whitlow, Mark Pritchard and Alleana de Leon packing canned meats for the Thanksgiving food drive on the gym floor (Charli Esposito).
Driving Home Thanksgiving
Charli Esposito, Web and Social Media Manager • November 23, 2021
The crime scene was littered with people’s belongings. (Photo courtesy of The New York Times.)
Multiple Deaths During Parade
Audrey Moody, Staff Reporter • November 23, 2021

On Nov. 21 in Waukesha, Wisconsin, a red SUV driver plowed into the Waukesha Christmas Parade, which killed five people and injured 40 others....

Heinz tomato ketchup is infamous and a staple in many households worldwide.
Cosmic Condiments
Cate Dudley, Staff Reporter • November 22, 2021

The Heinz company, infamous for their ketchup, has recently collaborated with Florida Tech on a project to grow tomatoes in Mars-like conditions.  Associate...

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Treemendous Christmas Trees
Treemendous Christmas Trees
Ava Liuzzo, Staff Reporter • November 29, 2021

The battle of the Christmas trees has been ongoing for centuries. Today we will discuss the pros and cons of each type of holiday tree. To start on a positive note, artificial...

Shop Til You Drop
Shop 'Til You Drop
Ava Liuzzo, Staff Reporter • November 22, 2021

The sound of music floating through a somewhat organized slightly looked-through Aerie store will forever be better than being overwhelmed by...

Spooky decorations bring festivity to halloween night. (Photo courtesy of Creative Commons)
Frightening Furlough
Cate Dudley, Staff Reporter • November 5, 2021

Halloween is one of the most prominent fall holidays aside from Thanksgiving. We get a half a week off for turkey day, but for the far more...

Costume Smash Hits
Costume Smash Hits
Audrey Moody, Staff Reporter • October 29, 2021

With Halloween coming up in just a few days, many people are scrambling to get a costume (like myself). But, what costumes will everyone be wearing...

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Meet the Staff
Jessica Golden
Jessica Golden
Design and Layout Editor

Jessica Golden is the Design and Layout Editor of The Shield. She loves to write food reviews for the newspaper. She is also a member of English Honor Society, Rho Kappa Honor Society, and Quill and Scroll...

Cate Dudley
Cate Dudley
Staff Reporter

Cate Dudley is a Junior Staff Reporter for The Shield. She is a part of the Bishop Kenny varsity cheer team, track team, CrusaderVision, FCCLA, Anchor Club, and Spanish Club. When she is not writing, she...

Grace Hayag
Grace Hayag
Staff Reporter

Grace Hayag is a Junior Staff Reporter for The Shield Newspaper. She has been a part of FCCLA, Interact Club, the soccer team, and the track team. When she is not at school, she is spending time with her...

Mikaela Georgi
Mikaela Georgi
Staff Reporter

Mikaela Georgi is a Junior Staff Reporter this year. In her free time, she can be found at rehearsal for Theatre Club, writing or hanging out with her friends. She enjoys music and the beach. 

Stella Shaw
Stella Shaw
Staff Reporter

Stella Shaw is a Junior and a staff reporter for The Shield. She has participated in cross country, soccer, track, FCCLA, Anchor Club, German Club, Interact Club, Kenny Angels and Science Club. When she...

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