420 seniors graduate in 2016 commencement ceremony

420 seniors graduate in 2016 commencement ceremony

Alexis VanSingel, Reporter
May 27, 2016
Filed under Feature, News, Top Stories

What Happened? Last night, family and friends came out to the 140th graduation ceremony for the class of 2016. 420 seniors walked across the stage to receive diplomas commencing their high school career. The Scene The event held a melancholy and exciting atmosphere. The blue and gold bleache...

New graduation gowns to solidify one team mentality

Alexis VanSingel, Reporter
November 23, 2015
Filed under News, Top Stories

As the graduating class of 2016 walks across the stage to accept their diplomas and close a chapter in their life, they will be sporting newly designed graduation gowns. Previously, there were gold gowns for girls and blue gowns for guys but starting this year everyone will be wearing the same gown. ...

I’m not ready

I’m not ready

Vlasia Niotis, Web editor
September 8, 2015
Filed under Opinion

I’ve had senioritis since seventh grade. But it wasn’t until senior year that I realized I’m not ready to graduate at all. By now, I’m expected to know what I want to do with my life, where I would like to attend college and what I’m going to do when I graduate. But I don’t and that ter...

Senior staff columns

Senior staff columns

Senior Edition Staff
May 20, 2014
Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

With the Class of 2014 graduating, some of the senior staff members on The Bucs' Blade decided they wanted to share their final thoughts on life as high school students. Click on any of names below to read their column. Kaia Hayes, Editor-in-Chief Lexi Carter, Managing Editor Mike Michalski, News Editor Olivia Seaver, Feature E...

Senior Column: Kaia Hayes

Senior Column: Kaia Hayes

Kaia Hayes, Editor-in-Chief
May 20, 2014
Filed under Uncategorized

The night of my last cross country banquet, I looked down at the small framed photo given to me as a parting senior gift. Like most running action shots, it really served to capture my natural beauty. A sagging, reddened face framed by wisps of sweaty hair escaped from my double hair tie, the cramped,...

Senior Column: Lexi Carter

Senior Column: Lexi Carter

Lexi Carter, Managing Editor
May 20, 2014
Filed under Uncategorized

When I first started high school I had one thing in mind, I was going to be number one in my class and go to Yale--end of story. I was going to get all A’s. I was going to participate in every single club that I could. I was going to take all the honors classes. I was going to only focus on school....

Senior Column: Olivia Seaver

Senior Column: Olivia Seaver

Olivia Seaver, Feature Editor
May 20, 2014
Filed under Uncategorized

How many in your party? Take row six. Row six? The top row, two steps up? Why not the front row with the handicap rails? I pinched my face at the Walt Disney World employee. For the first time since I sailed off the ski jump that dislocated my hip and shattered my femur, someone overlooked th...

Senior Column: Mike Michalski

Senior Column: Mike Michalski

Mike Michalski, News Editor
May 20, 2014
Filed under Uncategorized

Four years ago I remember walking into the high school for the first time as a freshman. I put my backpack in my locker. I talked in the guy’s bathroom and I stood in the middle of the hallway in the morning. My life was a mess. But since then I’ve changed a lot. The thing is I couldn't have done...

Senior Column: Maggie LaLonde

Senior Column: Maggie LaLonde

Maggie LaLonde, Reporter
May 20, 2014
Filed under Uncategorized

I started off high school with three friends. That's not an estimate, I literally had three friends. It was the most terrifying time of my life. I was extremely sheltered, frizzy haired, no makeup, braces, glasses and no self esteem. I'm surprised I made it this far. But against all odds, I did. I...

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