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Palmetto & Pine

Some childhood classics outdate the modern streaming networks.

We Were There, But Where Were You: A Reflection of Iconic Childhood Moments

Maysie Rollins, SPHS News Editor May 6, 2024

Have you ever come across a video online titled something along the lines of “Pop Culture Moments that I’ll Never Forget?” If we are being honest, then we have probably all scrolled by at least one...

SPHS students find their own speed, professionally and recreationally.

Green Devils and Green Flags: A Look At St Pete High’s Racing Scene

Finnegan Cox, Sports Writer May 6, 2024

We all know speed, some of us are terrified of it while others live for it. At St. Petersburg High School, you may be surprised to know that we have a large population of drivers that walk these halls...

SPHS FBLA participants posing for a group photo.

FBLA and the Benefits it Brings for Students

Hope Kennedy, SPHS News Writer May 6, 2024

Future Business Leaders of America is a club centered on various business related categories. Depending on the category, you can either present or take a test that you will be judged on accordingly. Everyone...

Getting the A

Getting the A

Victoria Wirth, Devil's Eye Writer March 5, 2024

Everyone knows that there is intense pressure to get good grades, but what do they really mean? Sure, grades may be a way to show your knowledge of the material, but there’s more to life than memorizing...

SPHS Style: What are Students Wearing?

SPHS Style: What are Students Wearing?

Maysie Rollins, SPHS News Writer March 5, 2024

St. Petersburg High School holds a diverse student body with various senses of style. Some students subscribe to the TikTok and Instagram fast-fashion route, some experiment with a new look every day,...

The HIP Club’s Influence on Campus

The HIP Club’s Influence on Campus

Hope Kennedy, SPHS News Writer March 5, 2024

The Health Information Project Club (HIP) is a non-for-profit organization that teaches juniors and seniors, who volunteer, to educate their younger peers about various health subjects such as, mental...

The sunrise has always been the welcome banner for students at SPHS in the morning, but in 2026 we might start school at 8:30 instead.

Later High School Start Times Are On The Way

Finnegan Cox, Writer March 5, 2024

Saint Pete High students know the feeling of smashing their alarm clock to wake up for a start time that most of the year is in the dark. Luckily for the freshmen (sorry everybody else) that will soon...

What to Know Before Taking the SAT

What to Know Before Taking the SAT

Hayden George, SPHS News Editor March 5, 2024

Every high school student should be at least a little familiar with the SAT. Every year, most students are required to take the PSAT or practice SAT to prepare for the actual SAT. For some people, the...

Homeschool vs. Regular Schooling

Homeschool vs. Regular Schooling

Sasha Kelley, Assistant Editor-in-Chief December 15, 2023

As the fall term concludes and final grades are entered, many students begin to feel the stress of school come down upon them. Long class periods every day, homework every night, and extracurriculars take...

FBLA allows students to compete across the country for rewards and prizes, and it lets them learn and grow as leaders in business to prepare for all of their future endeavors.

Future Business Leaders of America at SPHS

Estella McCormick, SPHS News Editor December 15, 2023

There is no doubt St. Petersburg High School offers a plethora of clubs to its students, each one serving as an outlet and community for its members. This year, students and teachers have come together...

While not typically being exposed to peers around ones own age, the culture shock of high school can be overwhelming.

The Transition: Private vs. Public School

Maysie Rollins, Staff Writer December 15, 2023

Transitioning into high school can be a difficult journey as it parallels the path of adolescence into adulthood. The middle schools that students come from frame the novelty of their transitions into...

Holiday decorations in Mrs. Vinciguerras classroom.

Hallothanksmas: A Tale of Three Holidays

Victoria Wirth, Staff Writer December 15, 2023

 I think it’s pretty safe to say that the end of the year is, well, chaotic. There are so many holidays: Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas, to name a few. We are all running around town buying...

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