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Smoothie Extravaganza

By Mason Peters    Breakfast is considered the most important meal of the day and smoothies can be a quick and nutritious start. On average, it takes three minutes to blend up one’s favorite fruits and vegetables, creating the perfect…

The art of the Sauté

By Elliot Kantor Sautéing, stir frying, or any type of quick cooking in a pan are necessary skills for home cooks. You can make anything from sides to entire meals with a hot pan and a bit of oil. If…

Teacher’s handling of B&M versus Distance learning

Four views from four teachers By Emma Jabbour    This year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, school looks a little different. Students were given the option to come to school, to distance learn from home with Ponte Vedra High School,…

How not cleaning your mask affects your skin

By Alena Zuckerman Face masks were one of the first precautions put in place when COVID-19 started. According to the Center of Disease Control (CDC), masks are meant to be a simple barrier to stop respiratory droplets from traveling into…

What School is like in Japan

By Avery Dasher    Lauren Dasher, a teacher at the Nagoya International School, experienced the best of both worlds after she received the opportunity to educate children in a foreign country. The Nagoya International School, located in Nagoya, Japan, educates…

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Virtual college meetings information

By Mary Gainer    This year instead of colleges visiting Ponte Vedra High School (PVHS) in person, there will be virtual college visits. Jennifer Lee, PVHS College Counselor, said, “Colleges will set up virtual during these times: 8:30 – 9 am,…

COVID-19 Pastimes

    By Chloe Goode The intrusion of Covid-19, otherwise known as the coronavirus, completely uprooted everyone’s daily routine. With schools and restaurants closed down and rules requiring masks and social distancing, no one was left unaffected. The world as we knew it…

Jelle’s Marble Runs: the newest virus-free sport

By Roberto Lachner To read the full interview with Jelle’s Marble production members, click here    Over the past summer, the favored pass times of many people all over the globe temporarily faded away because of (like many other things)…

What goes behind a breath

By Mason Peters 1.8 million years ago, homo erectus arose from the eccentric sequence of evolution. These specimens were recorded to be the first upright walking “humans” to roam the planet. A quick shave, along with an equipped Burberry suit…

The reality of a simulation

By Alice Looney    Reality is what we perceive; it is what we can comprehend using our five senses. However, physicists and philosophers argue that statement with a theory called the “Simulation Theory.” The theory states that we as “humans” are living in computer controlled…