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How to Combat Procrastination During COVID-19

How to Combat Procrastination During COVID-19

“Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) announced Saturday that K-12 schools in the state will be closed for the rest of the academic year, joining a growing list of states doing the same.” April 18th, 2020.   Throughout my experience of online school during the pandemic of the 21st century, I have experienced that procrastination is my worst enemy. It

Speed It Up!!

Public service announcement to all Palmetto students! We have about six minutes to walk to each of our classes, which is cut short by many teachers “working bell to bell” and not letting students pack up early. With these new rules, Palmetto is stricter on being late to your class and teachers are not supposed

Fix Our Bathrooms

I am really getting tired of having to walk to building 6 to use the girls restroom when my class is in building 11 and there is a bathroom right outside the building. Fifth period building 10 girls restroom has been locked for the past week or so because students have been trashing it or

An Open Letter to Adults.

Dear Adults, I understand that sometimes people think connecting to teenagers can be difficult. However, some of us do have social skills and are capable of discussing something other than college. As a high school senior, I cannot think of one time I have been out of my house in the last seven months where

Happy World Ocean’s Day… I guess. (A Rant)

Who doesn’t love a nice swim at the beach during a beautiful sunset? Or how about a wonderful sea food platter that makes your mouth water at the mere sight? Thank the ocean. June 8th since 1992 has become unofficially World Ocean’s Day, many don’t celebrate it, it’s not a federal holiday, no one gets


OMG! THERE ARE LOVE BUGS EVERYWHERE I GO! I can never get away from them! They are the most itchy, anxiety making bugs I have ever came across. They are annoying in every which way. They will follow you like a bee after you swat at them. It is not easy to not swat at

Everything, Everything Movie Review

              Everyone enjoys a so-called “chick flick” occasionally, and the new hottest release is the movie Everything, Everything. Maddy, the main character, has been diagnosed with a rare form of an immune deficiency disease which has caused her to be forced to stay inside for the past 17 years. All this changes when a new

Inexpensive Dates that Will Not Break the Bank

It’s hard enough trying to figure out what you alone want to do and can afford, but trying to add a significant other to the mix is a whole other set of issues. During the start of school, couples might find it increasingly difficult to discover fun dates that don’t break the bank. But worry