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Dreams That Sing

Katie Loberger, Staff Reporter

May 9, 2019

Spring choir concert     The Bishop Kenny High School Choir performed their spring concert on May 3. The theme of the concert was dreams. It was very important because of the seniors leaving and keeping their dreams for co...

Stop the Bleed

Rachel Lechwar, News Editor

May 9, 2019

The news headlines blare stories of carnage and mass tragedy, of lives bleeding out and hundreds of innocents declared dead before they can even receive medical attention. This is the reality in which we live, where tragedy is...

Trouble in the Sky

Dailey Jackson, Managing Editor

May 8, 2019

At 9:40 pm on May 3 a plane ran off a runway near Naval Air Station Jacksonville and landed in the St. Johns River. The plane was a Boeing 737 aircraft that departed from Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and had 143 people o...

Light Up The Night

Rita Albert, Editor-in-Chief

May 8, 2019

The Morocco Shrine Center in Jacksonville is holding a six week celebration that celebrates the Chinese culture known as the Lantern Light festival. Traditionally, this festival began in the Eastern Han Dynasty up to 2000 years...

Sad for Star Wars

Reilly Nance, Staff Reporter

May 3, 2019

The original Chewbacca in the Star Wars movies, Peter Mayhew, has died at the age of 74. This famous Hollywood icon played Chewbacca in the original Star Wars trilogy and once more in Star Wars: The Force Awakens. His family h...

Dude, That Rocks

Emily Willis, Editor-in-Chief

May 2, 2019

Welcome to Rockville, an all ages outdoor heavy metal concert, will take place at Metropolitan Park on Jacksonville, Fla. on May 3 through May 5, headlining bands such as Korn, Evanescence, and Bring Me The Horizon. Read Mo...

You Are Not Alone

Destiny Tran, Staff Reporter

May 2, 2019

Depression may be one of the hardest obstacles you face in your life. You are put in a bad situation and you feel like you’re hopeless and alone. You feel as if can’t fix this situation and only thing is to give up your l...

Fire blazes in Paris

Julia Rodriguez, Features Editor

April 17, 2019

Fires began in the 850-year-old cathedral in Paris on Mon. April 15. Spectators gazed on as firefighters set up boundaries to keep pedestrians safe. Smoke billowed high into the air above the cathedral. What started as a small fir...

Crashing the Diner

Rachel Lechwar, Copy Editor

April 11, 2019

Metro Diner was confronted with a hydroplaning car on April 8, and with a new challenge— to pick up the pieces after a threatening crash. The diner, which has been serving the San Marco community for over 25 years, attracts att...

March Sadness

Katie Loberger, Staff Reporter

April 11, 2019

The NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament, also known as NCAA March Madness, is a single-elimination “bracket”  tournament played each spring to determine the national championship. Americans participate in this b...

Exploring the Eucharist

Emily Yalch, Staff Reporter

April 10, 2019

The Diocese of St Augustine hosted the annual Eucharistic Congress on Mar 30 in the Prime Osborn III Convention Center. Read More »...

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