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All Florida public schools will be required to report on the titles, authors, publishers, and contents of the books and other instructional materials they utilize as part of the inventory.

Books: Relevant or Restricted

Hema Mangat, Sports Editor May 15, 2023

In a move that has stirred up controversy, the state of Florida recently passed HB1467, which mandates a comprehensive inventory of all school books used in the state's public school system. While supporters...

Red tide is being studied extensively and can now be predicted and tracked.

A Plague Off Our Shores

Norah Craig, News Writer May 15, 2023

If you’ve been living in Florida for any amount of time, you’ve likely experienced red tide, whether or not you know what it is. It ruins beach days and brings an awful smell, but most importantly,...

Mayor Welch’s priority is “communication,” which is why he implemented “City Hall on Tour,” an initiative to get out into the community.

A Mayor for the Youth

Olivia Moore, Co-Editor-in-Chief May 15, 2023

After over a year into office, Ken Welch has impacted St. Petersburg in a multitude of ways. In August of 2021, before he was elected mayor, I interviewed him on what he planned to do if he was elected...

School boards are quite important in ensuring that students receive a quality education that prepares them for a future of success and achievement.

Conversations with the School Board

Sasha Kelley and Justin Jordan May 15, 2023

School boards across the countries have come into the public spotlight as they become places for political discourse in a way that has not been witnessed in years. Florida has become a hotbed for new “culture...

Left to Right: Peyton McClung (SPHS), Victoria Torrealba (OFHS), Lauren McClung (SPHS), Pharyn McCrae (GHS)

St. Pete’s First-Ever Rockin’ Roller Rink! 

Hayden George, SPHS News Writer May 4, 2023

Did you get the opportunity to check out St. Petersburg’s first Rockin’ Roller Rink? Thursday, March 9th marked the rink's soft opening, and on March 10th, the pop-up roller rink had its grand opening...

This fresh, delicious salad uses springtime fruits and vegetables to create a perfect side or main course.

Five Spring Recipes to Try!

Maya Matheney, News Editor March 6, 2023

As an individual who loves cooking, trying new recipes is amusing, challenging, and rewarding. As the spring season approaches, here are five of my favorite fresh recipes. Spring Kale Salad: This fresh,...

The stories of the Florida Man are incredibly bizarre and, at times, almost completely unbelievable.

Florida Man: The World’s Worst Superhero

Hayden George, SPHS News Writer March 6, 2023

As we all know, Florida is quite an interesting state. It is seen by many people in the United States as one of the most peculiar states– with the alligators that inhabit every body of water, hurricanes...

A Gary King Happiness sign on 20th avenue north and 9th street.

You are Part of the Happiness Experiment

Norah Craig, News Writer December 12, 2022

Have you ever noticed a red and white sign that reads “Happiness?” Maybe on ninth street or even in your neighborhood? There are over 250 of these signs plastered around St. Petersburg, all part of...

Maria Somado and Syncyera Wisdoms CAS project for holiday donations.

Local Holiday Volunteering

Alexandra Moss, SPHS News Writer December 12, 2022

With the Holiday season coming up, more people will be in the mood to give back. Holiday donations are an important part of being in a community. Giving back is an amazing action that will uplift both...

Many members of the St. Pete High community have been touched by the presence of this tree.

The Last Wish: The Dalí Museum’s Unforgettable Tree

Sydney Davis, SPHS News Editor December 12, 2022

Behind 35 feet and mass of Ficus tree lies over 20,000 wishes that are soon to be removed from the Dalí Museum and the greater community of St. Petersburg.  The Wish Tree is designed to be a botanical...

Green Bench Brewing Co. has this bench located at their establishment. Their goal as a company is to bring awareness to the history behind the benches, rather than shielding our community from it.

It’s Not Easy Being Green

Gabriela Salzman, News Writer October 27, 2022

What do you think of when you hear “The Big Apple”? New York, right? You can find at least one nickname for almost every city. Seattle is the “Emerald City,” Las Vegas is the “Sin City,” Chicago...

CASA a local womens organization.

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...

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