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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...

Riley Wright loves Canvas!

PCS Connects Canvas: Is This the Better Way to Learn?

Paloma Welch, Opinion Editor March 1, 2022

Upon the outbreak of Covid-19, students and teachers converted to using Canvas as a way to submit and assign classwork and homework. This decision was made as a way to be able to efficiently communicate...

Drone-view of SPHS

Campus Update: Is Construction FINALLY Over?

Grace Kusek, Editor in Chief February 1, 2022

St. Petersburg High School underwent major construction over the past few years. In an effort to preserve the historic school, extreme measures were taken into consideration during the school's long-awaited...

“Goldfever Through the Ages”, in Review

“Goldfever Through the Ages”, in Review

Travis Brackin, Sports Editor & News Reporter February 1, 2022

The return of a Saint Petersburg High icon concluded on Friday with a bang. The memories made at this event will last a lifetime, and the contributions of hundreds into making the revamped production what...

Public School Panic

Public School Panic

Maya Matheney, Features Editor February 1, 2022

On Thursday, September 23rd, 2021, swarms of students sprinted away from the media building. Sounds of possible gunshots echoed through the building, leaving students frightened and launched into pure...

A restroom at Gibbs High School during the dress code protests.

The Dress Code Dilemma

Maya Matheney, Features Editor November 29, 2021

Dress code is a pressing issue at St. Pete High, leaving a sharp divide between those who support it and those who don’t. Several students have chosen to boycott this policy, by simply refusing to wear...

Senior Hubert Pugzlys delivering Gobble Grams as a turkey

Gobble Gobble: It’s Time to be Thankful

Olivia Moore, News Editor November 19, 2021

During the week leading up to thanksgiving St.Petersburg High School is in a thankful mood! Especially because St.Petersburg High School’s Speech and Debate team spent the latter half of the week delivering...

Drone-view of SPHS

New Life for Old News

Leah Sonberg, Features Reporter October 18, 2021

We’re back! The Palmetto and Pine has been on a decade-long hiatus, possibly due to a controversial article on sexual harassment in 2005 with the eye-catching headline Sexual HarASSment, according to...

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