Cat Talk

  • Creative Cats

    Creative Cats

    Maddy Fryar, Staff Reporter

    February 19, 2018

    When you combine charisma with creativity, you get junior Alyssa Scinta. “I love Alyssa because she’s really friendly, has a great taste in music, and you can always spark up a conversation out of nowhere with her,” junior David Alpizar said.  Alyssa stands out among her peers as a talented a...

    Showing off for the camera, Alyssa Scinta elegantly skates and poses with her colorful portrait. Beyond her outstanding talents in art and figure skating, Alyssa is also known for her bubbly personality.

    Provided by A. Scinta

  • Lights, Camera, Action!

    Lights, Camera, Action!

    Savie Warren, Staff Reporter

    February 19, 2018

    Black Panther, the action movie that broke pre-sale records as Marvel’s fastest-selling film within the first 24 hours, officially came out February 16 in the United States. The hype was most definitely correct; Black Panther was a brilliant combination of action, adventure, as well as some sprinkli...

    Showing off several of the most prominent characters in Black Panther, this movie portrays the story of the African kingdom of Wakanda and the new king T’Challa. T’Challa must decide if he wishes to help the struggling world around him, or keep Wakanda under the shield that keeps it invisible to the outside world.

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  • Cutting the cord on cable

    Cutting the cord on cable

    Margaux Hunter, Staff Reporter

    February 17, 2018

       According to Business Insider, 2.3 million Americans have pulled the plug on cable since 2010. Many of these people switched in favor of streaming services. This could be anything from watching Netflix on your phone or laptop, to buying a Roku or Amazon Fire Stick to watch Hulu, or a variety of ...

    Cutting the cord on cable and switching to streaming devices has become increasingly popular among Americans. Many of these people are looking for a cheaper alternative to watching their favorite TV shows and movies.

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  • F.D.A. approves blood test to identify concussions

    F.D.A. approves blood test to identify concussions

    Sydney Smith, Staff Reporter

    February 15, 2018

     Concussions are among the top ten most common sports injuries in the U.S. Depending on its severity, a blow to the head can cause an athlete to sit out an entire season of their sport. Previously, concussions were relatively difficult to diagnose, as different symptoms can occur at different times. N...

    Showing the effects of a damaged brain, the diagram portrays the harm injuries like concussions can cause. Recently, the F.D.A. approved a quick and accurate blood test which can identify concussions.

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  • Tragedy strikes South Florida High School

    Tragedy strikes South Florida High School

    Robbie Cicciari, Sports Editor

    February 15, 2018

    Yesterday afternoon around 3:00 pm a gunman opened fire on Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. The attack left at least 17 victims dead and 14 injured after the gunman pulled a fire alarm sending students out of their classrooms and outside the school. As they exited the building, they were met by ...

    After the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, the school will be closed at least through the weekend. This shooting left 17 people dead and 14 injured.

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The shut down of 2018

The shut down of 2018

January 24, 2018

 Upon a disagreement on an appropriations bill, the Senate failed to overcome a Democratic filibuster. As a result, the government shut down on January 20, which so happens to be the one year anniversary since President Trump took office. The last time the government shut down was back in 2013, whi...

Disgraced Team USA doctor sentenced

Disgraced Team USA doctor sentenced

January 24, 2018

Larry Nasser, former USA Gymnastics team doctor, has been sentenced to forty to one hundred fifty years in prison, with a minimum of twenty-five years. Nasser has been accused of sexually assaulting more than one hundred fifty young women during his time of employment at Team USA and Michigan State University.  Ma...

Students depend on school meals

Students depend on school meals

January 22, 2018

 With all the excitement leading up to the winter holidays, it can be easy to only focus on the break from your normal routine, meals with loved ones, or maybe even some gifts.  For some Millbrook students thai is a whole different story. Roughly thirty million students eat lunch or breakfast at schoo...

A new year, a new teacher of the year

A new year, a new teacher of the year

January 22, 2018

 An award pursued by many, but only received by one, the Millbrook High School Teacher of the 2017-2018 school year is Mrs. Dail Midgette. Mrs. Midgette works in the mathematics department, teaching classes such as AP Calculus and Calculus AB/BC. She was given this award, and a great parking spot, on No...

Becoming aware of human trafficking

Becoming aware of human trafficking

January 15, 2018

 January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention month, and education is key to prevention. Human trafficking is a modern day form of slavery. Approximately eighty percent of human trafficking involves sexual exploitation, while about nineteen percent involves labor exploitation.  There are...

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Celebrating Mardi Gras
Recognizing Black History Month

Recognizing Black History Month

February 8, 2018

Wrapping up Winterfest

Wrapping up Winterfest

February 6, 2018

Is there life after death?

Is there life after death?

February 3, 2018

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Lights, Camera, Action!
Why “The Post” is so important right now

Why “The Post” is so important right now

February 1, 2018

What Disney movie are you?

January 31, 2018

Wiley tries out Gymnastics!

Wiley tries out Gymnastics!

January 30, 2018

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How love languages can help your relationships
Dishing out the scoop on school lunch

Dishing out the scoop on school lunch

January 22, 2018

That’s What She Said: Relationships with Technology

That’s What She Said: Relationships with Technology

January 12, 2018

What is feminism, really?

What is feminism, really?

January 11, 2018

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