Students and advisors look forward to the Florida Scholastic Press Association (FSPA), state convention as a rite of passage. The organization promotes journalistic excellence in teens throughout the state. The competition that took place April 12-14 at the Wyndham hotel in Orlando hosts groups of students statewide involved in newspaper, yearbook, literary magazine, online media and broadcast.
Thousands of activists gathered at the nation’s capital to demonstrate the need for gun reform in light of the 17 school shootings in 2018. Mar. 24 marked a change not only in the attitude of the country, but also the course of direction for future legislation.
With all of the awards won by Heritage students, many could not contain their excitement. The team got to defend their state championship title they earned last year, and can now call themselves “back-to-back champions.”
For 49 seventh and eighth graders and 149 sophomores and juniors, Tuesday, March 20 brought about the induction into the two academic honor societies: National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) and National Honor Society (NHS), respectively.
Over 40 thespians from all grades traveled to Tampa, Florida for the annual State Thespian convention to participate in acting workshops, view the shows put on by other districts and perform themselves.