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What words were invented on your birth year?

According to Merriam-Webster, these words became official in the following years. By: Josh Sanchez   2002 Parkour – the sport of traversing environmental obstacles by running, climbing, or leaping rapidly and efficiently Norovirus – any genus of small, round, single-stranded…

How real are TV teens?

By: Aidan West    The media is an important part of how we view the world as a society and due to an obsession with teen culture, more shows are being created that try to portray the struggles of young…

The story behind Jack O’ Lanterns

By Remy Cush    Fall is here when the evenings get darker a little earlier, and grocery stores start filling up with Halloween candies and an array of pumpkins. They first appear in the vegetable and produce aisles, then they…

How to make a loaf of bread

By Elliot Kantor Learning to cook is not the laborious process that it used to be. Today, we have internet videos, endless recipes, and more time than ever before to learn new skills. Most people know that they should learn…

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,…