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Girls’ volleyball off to bumpy start

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The girls’ volleyball season began Aug 14.  So far, the varsity team has had  two wins against American Heritage Boca and Monsignor Edward Pace High School and two losses against Pompano Beach HS and Somerset Academy (Pines).  

The season has started a bit bumpy for junior varsity, but many of the teammates are looking forward to improving their skill and the way they play as a team.

I expect to get better this season because this is my first year and I want to learn more,” eighth grader Jade Kim said.  Many player on the junior varsity team are eager to learn more about the sport and play in upcoming tournaments, games and competitions.

Two weeks ago, the junior varsity team earned their first win against Pace (2-1). If interested in joining the team next season, contact Coach Moreau at

“Even if you’re bad, you’re gonna have a lot of fun,” junior Jesse Schiller said.


Maia is a junior at American Heritage School in Plantation, Fla. Even though this is only her second year on staff, Maia loves working for the newspaper. She also serves as Vice President of Save the Memories, participates in service projects and loves to discover new music and trendy restaurants. Maia considers herself an avid Billie Eilish fan and, in her free time, enjoys writing and taking pictures of nature. For her, a perfect day consists of sleeping in, avocado toast and binge-watching Netflix originals.

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