What Does Patriotism Mean To You?

By Jordan Jenkins Given the many controversies that have emerged in recent times pertaining to issues of patriotism — such as those surrounding national anthem and other flag-related protests — it can be understood how so many of these concepts have lately been the subject of heated debates surrounding their place within […]

Where Did the ACS Program Go?

By Michaela Etienne                   The ACS program was an idea thought up by former principal Douglas Guthrie, and overseen by Mr. Delgado along with Ms.Clements (none of whom are currently at AHS). Academic Consortium Scholars or ACS is a program that rewards […]

The Homecoming Dance!

By Cassidy Johnson This Saturday Apopka High School had its long-awaited Homecoming Dance. Lasting from 8:00 pm to midnight at the House of Blues in Disney Springs, the theme was “Hollywood Walk of Fame.” SGA did not disappoint, with decorations that included an actual red carpet as the students entered […]

Daring to Dream

By Jordan Jenkins On September 5th of this year, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that the Trump Administration would initiate the process of rescinding the Obama-era program known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA. The decision came after months of speculation on the programs fate, seeing as President […]

The Gators Chomp Back

By Victoria Mezera The governor of Florida declared a state of emergency for the city of Gainesville on Wednesday, October 18th as a result of an event occurring at the University of Florida. Richard Spencer, a white nationalist leader, spoke at the university on October 19th. This sparked concern for […]

Apopka vs Wekiva: Rivalry Love?

By Staff Editor Jeffery Laux The long-lasting rivalry between the Apopka Blue Darters and Wekiva Mustangs has been ignited once again by the appearance of Wekiva shirts on campus during the Blue and White day of Apopka’s homecoming week. Not long ago Wekiva High School was composed of Apopka High School […]

Academics, Extracurriculars, and Jobs, Oh My!

By Lenaia Powell Every high school student can relate to the struggle of managing time, but some students have it particularly tough; balancing extracurriculars, AP classes, and a job. So how does one manage it all? Numerous upperclassmen were able to share some insight on how they juggle their seemingly countless activities. […]

Halloween Horror Nights!

By Cassidy Johnson The Blue and White was invited by Universal Studios Orlando to participate in their Student Media Night Event during Halloween Horror Nights. This included a Q & A with one of the creators of the spooky spectacle and express passes to ensure student reporters had enough time […]

Life After High School

By Isabelle Lounsberry High school takes up most of any person’s young adult life, so much so that anything but high school life may become abstract. It doesn’t help that the majority of the school process is preparing you for more school, whether it be college or any other form […]

Managing the Mental Meltdown of College App’s

By: Cassidy Johnson There is no doubt that the entire process of applying to college is incredibly stressful. Between juggling all of your normal responsibilities and time constraints, it may seem like there’s never enough time to get things done. Should you apply Early Action or Regular Decision? Or even […]