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August 2019

Features

A guide to the new guidance counselor

A new face has joined the guidance office: ninth and tenth grade counselor Mrs. Kelley Zavatsky. Responsible for last names A through Go, Mrs. Zavatsky has previous experience with all high school grades from her eight years at Cardinal Gibbons. Keep Reading

Sports

Dedicated to Success: Tennis Star Natalie Block

Traveling to tournaments on weekends and training five hours a day on weekdays, freshman Natalie Block dedicates much of her life to tennis. Block has been playing tennis for eight years, and the United States Tennis Association (USTA) ranked her as number one in Florida and six in the nation. Block has won several tournaments, including last year’s Easter Bowl’s National Championship, but her most recent victory stands out. Block played up in age with a sixteen-year-old partner and won the 2019 USTA National Doubles Championship August 25 right outside Lake Nona in Orlando. Keep Reading

Features

Jamie Cohen leads non-profit Peace, Love, Smile

When junior Jamie Cohen entered her freshman year, she already had several interests: photography, Marvel movies and the Miami Hurricanes football team. However, her main passion lies in community service. Cohen heads a non-profit organization called Peace, Love, Smile, an organization dedicated to serving the community through cooking, donating stuffed animals and decorating medals in an off campus organization. Keep Reading

Football/Sports

No days off: Summer sports training

While some of us devote our summers to avoiding the scorching heat (and procrastinating summer assignments), athletes from different sports utilize summer to prepare for the main fall and spring season. From football to club lacrosse, dedicated team members brave the Florida heat to practice on the Heritage fields. Keep Reading

Opinion

The importance of improving allergy labels

To people with allergies, the ability to identify their allergen quickly and conveniently is crucial. Nearly 5.6 million children under age 18 have a food allergy. On average, that is about two children per classroom. With this many children with food allergies, there are hundreds of students affected at Heritage alone, making it vital the school provides a labelling system. Keep Reading

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