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[9 Mar 2017 | Comments Off on Sophomore takes talents to Florida Senate | ]
Sophomore takes talents to Florida Senate

By Alena Nash
Sophomore Liam Fineout has spent the last week at the Florida Senate participating in the Page Program. The Page Program selects students from all over the state to become pagers for the Senators.
A friend of Fineout’s mentioned the program to him as something Fineout could use to add …

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[9 Mar 2017 | Comments Off on Flag football team starts season with a win | ]
Flag football team starts season with a win

By Alena Nash
Leon’s flag football team kicked off their season March 8 with a 19-0 victory over East Gadsden.
The win came as a slight surprise to some of the players because of all the new players on the team.
“The team just clicked like we had all been playing together for years,” …

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[20 Feb 2017 | Comments Off on Thanksgiving break extended for next school year | ]

By Christna Hoffman
This week, the Leon County School Board has officially released the calendar for the 2017-2018 school year. The most significant change is that of the Thanksgiving Holiday. Instead of getting only three days for Thanksgiving, students will now get the entire week off.
However, this doesn’t come without a …

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[16 Feb 2017 | Comments Off on Fashion and Design clothing drive returns | ]

By Nadaley Jones
Fashion and Design club is holding its annual “Care-To-Share” clothing drive, which they introduced during the 2014-2015 school year. The drive began Feb. 10, and instead of ending the Feb. 24 like the original plan, it will be continuing all year.
President of Fashion and Design club Caldwell Harris discussed the idea …

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[13 Feb 2017 | Comments Off on Softball loses two games, hoping to bounce back | ]

By Caroline Sipple
On Friday, Feb. 10, and Saturday, Feb. 11, the Lady Lions softball team suffered two defeats.
The first game was against Florida High, and the final score was 6-10. The second was against Sneads, with the final score being 2-10.
Fortunately for the Lions, these games were part of the …

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[29 Jan 2017 | Comments Off on Girls soccer falls short in quarter-finals | ]
Girls soccer falls short in quarter-finals

By Caroline Kirk
The Lady Lion’s soccer team’s goal of a road to state was cut short by Navarre in the regional quarter-final game on Thursday, Jan. 26. It was a grueling match that ended in double overtime and a penalty-kick shoot-out, where Navarre topped Leon four PKs to three.
The game …

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[29 Jan 2017 | Comments Off on Boys soccer advances to district finals | ]
Boys soccer advances to district finals

By Caroline Sipple
On Wednesday, Jan. 25, boys soccer defeated Gainesville 1-0 in the district semi-finals, which will advance them to district finals. The team will play against Lincoln on Friday at 7 PM.
Sy Fontenot scored the only goal of the game.
Going into the game, captain Jake Kile was confident in the team’s ability.
“It’s …

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[25 Jan 2017 | Comments Off on Sadie Hawkins: Behind the Scenes | ]
Sadie Hawkins: Behind the Scenes

By Kesi Jackson
Saturday, Jan. 21, was the Sadie Hawkins dance, a recently revived tradition by junior Victoria Carroll.  
Carroll decided to revive the dance last year, which was her first year in SGA, after realizing that other high schools in town had dances around this time of year.  
“I knew Maclay and …

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[24 Jan 2017 | Comments Off on Storm blows in problems for Leon County | ]
Storm blows in problems for Leon County

By Christna Hoffman
This past weekend, Leon County was hit with hard rain and wind from a severe storm that caused tornadoes in other surrounding areas. It resulted in twelve deaths in Georgia and left 30,000 people in Leon County without power.
As Leon County was under tornado warning, students and parents …

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[28 Dec 2016 | Comments Off on New ping pong club gets approved | ]

By Ava Jackson
Leon students started a new cub that only one other school in Tallahassee has. Sophomores Will Bullen and Jackson Henry got a ping pong club approved by the ICC last Wednesday.
Currently Sail is the only other school in town with the same type of club.
“We hope to hope to …