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New clubs offer more community involvement

New clubs offer more community involvement By Manal Benyamine club editor There are over 40 clubs at Wharton, ranging from fun and entertaining clubs like Ping Pong Club and Blue Crew to more prestigious honor and service clubs like the National Honor Society and Beta Club. This year, Science National Honor Society, the American Red … Continue reading

sports

Lacrosse wins state title, number one ranking

Josh Acierno staff writer    “We have ‘Lax IQ,’ said junior goalie, Brant Wickersham. “We know each other’s tendencies, and we know what to do, when to do it and how to do it.”    Wharton’s 2011-2012 lacrosse team is one of the finest the club has ever had. With an undefeated record of 17-0 and recently taking first in their state tournament … Continue reading

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FHSAA rule leaves transfers eligible

Allie Davison sports editor Welcome to the wild, wild West. Fasten your holsters, Floridians. On April 27, Florida Gov. Rick Scott signed a highly controversial bill that restricts Florida High School Athletic Association’s power and control. Most notably their involvement in sidelining high school athletes who transfer schools within the same school year. House Bill … Continue reading

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HOTSPOT: Younglife cures Monday blues

Diana Dellecese managing editor    With every Friday comes elation over the fact that school is done for the week, but also an underlying sense of impending doom. On Saturday it becomes even stronger, and on Sunday that’s when the reality of it hits: tomorrow is Monday.    Mondays bring an end to fun nights, days of lazing about and sleeping in late. While … Continue reading

entertainment

Need summer plans? Warped Tour 2012 is here

  Will Barnes staff writer When it’s hot outside, the best way to beat the heat is to the beat of the drum and this summer, Florida will be a hot spot for concert beats of all kinds. As always, Vans, the skate shoe company, will host its annual summer concert festival Warped Tour. Warped Tour is a music extravaganza that showcases various punk, … Continue reading