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Taylor Swift Shines in New Album Midnights (Ranking) 

Taylor Swift Shines in New Album Midnights (Ranking) 

Ellie Miller, A&E Editor November 10, 2022

On Friday, October 21st, international superstar Taylor Swift released her long-awaited 10th studio album, Midnights. Midnights illustrates 13 sleepless nights throughout Swift’s life, filled with dark...

5 Essential Halloween-Themed Episodes in TV

5 Essential Halloween-Themed Episodes in TV

Sofia Hahn, A&E Writer November 3, 2022

With Halloween approaching, getting into the spooky spirit is a must. While watching Halloween movies is a tradition, increasing school work makes it hard to find the time to sit down and watch the classics....

#11 Leilani Diggs, #12 Kendall Webber, #9 Brooke Jordan, #8 Sydney Davis

2022 JV and Varsity Volleyball Season Wrap-Up

PJ Toomey, Sports Writer October 20, 2022

The Green Devils' varsity and JV volleyball teams have done outstanding throughout this season. While the JV season ended a week early on October 6th due to issues with Hurricane Ian, the varsity team...

Reminiscing with the Class of 23’

Reminiscing with the Class of 23’

Hema Mangat, Sports Editor October 18, 2022

As SPHS seniors begin their final year of high school, We wanted to reach out to a few and ask them some questions about their high school experience.    Janie Cunneen is a 17-year-old who is captain...

October: A month meaning more than pumpkins

October: A month meaning more than pumpkins

Ella Flye, Devils Eye Editor October 18, 2022

The school year is underway, football season is in full swing, and menus around town include pumpkin spiced treats. The fall season is filled with traditions and excitement, but a deeper meaning is often...

Building St. Pete High’s Legacy Brick by Brick

Building St. Pete High’s Legacy Brick by Brick

Sydney Davis, SPHS News Editor October 18, 2022

The St. Petersburg High School students walk to class ill-considered to the bricks fabricated below their feet full of their classmates, teachers, and friends' names. What are these newly installed bricks...

Social Media: How much is too much?

Social Media: How much is too much?

Carly Keith, Devils Eye Writer October 18, 2022

In the digital age, many opportunities are waiting to be uncovered right at our fingertips, and it can be overwhelming yet exhilarating just how many topics one can explore on social media. Though the...

You Always Remember Your First, but Rarely the Second:  Why most sequels are destined for failure

You Always Remember Your First, but Rarely the Second: Why most sequels are destined for failure

Sofia Hahn, A&E Writer October 18, 2022

Scream (1996) said it best, “sequels suck!” But do they all suck? We’ve all seen a film that had us grasped in its universe, a film that’s essence lingers in our minds for weeks. However, the movie's...

The Successes and Failures of Summer 2022 in Movies

The Successes and Failures of Summer 2022 in Movies

Ellie Miller, A&E Editor September 22, 2022

From Minions: The Rise of Gru to Elvis, the movies of Summer 2022 were wide-ranging in terms of their themes, genres, and admittedly, their quality. As the movie industry attempts to rebuild the general...

Little Women the Musical: The SPHS Production

Little Women the Musical: The SPHS Production

Paloma Welch and Bryan Shedden April 15, 2022

This spring, the St. Petersburg High School theater department presented a phenomenal production of Little Women the Musical. The director of the show this year was the drama teacher, Ms. Broughton. This...

The 10th grade, Pre-Calc claas

How Stressed is the Average IB Student? You’re Not Alone

Sydney Davis March 1, 2022

The IB Program or the International Baccalaureate, a rigorous program full of advanced, successful students, can also be filled with times of anxiety and stress.  IB was founded in 1968, in Geneva...

St.Petersburg Elects First Black Mayor: Ken Welch

St.Petersburg Elects First Black Mayor: Ken Welch

Olivia Moore, News Editor November 13, 2021

On November 2nd, 2021, St.Petersburg citizens voted on who would become their next mayor. The winner: Ken Welch. Mr.Welch will become St. Petersburg’s first Black Mayor. A few weeks before the election,...

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