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Hey Ravens! Watch This Bulldog Fly!

Kennedy McKinney, Editor in Chief
November 15, 2018

Hayden Hurst is no stranger to success. However, the current NFL football player has had his time with failure.   During his time at Bolles, Hayden collected two state championship baseball rings. However, the road to being a first round draft pick for the Baltimore Ravens in 2018 wasn’t easy.   His low-90’s fastball made him a powerful pitcher for the varsity high school...

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Ava Sickler, Contributing Writer
October 4, 2018

September 8th marked the kickoff event for First Tech Challenge (FTC) and the official start of this year’s new robotics team. The founders include two seniors, Adam Pooley and Colby Newman. Paul Sollee, chief technology officer, sponsors the team.     Our new robotics team is participating in the global FTC/FIRST program. FIRST, the organization’s acronym of For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology, is dedicated to designing and hosting robotics events and...

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The Geography of Late Slips

Alex Hastings, Design Editor/Coffehouse Promoter
December 4, 2017

For a large portion of the student body, something as simple as the drive to and from school can be the most stressful and longest part of daily life. If you leave at the wrong time or there’s an accident, it can transform your ride from a slight inconvenience to a living nightmare. Whether you drive yet or not, it's hard not to pity the drivers go to extremes when it comes to reaching the river...

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A Phenomenal Woman: Marie Kervin

Jisette Baquet, Writing Coach
November 15, 2018

With Posters and quotes draped along the walls of her quaint classroom in 2nd story Schultz, Mrs. Marie Kervin enlightens the minds of her students through her teaching. Born in Ormskirk Lancashire, England, Mrs. Kervin accompanied her husband and twins (William and Emily) to the United States 3 years ago.   After graduating from university, Kervin was a book buyer at the English bookstore...

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Chase Haskell’s River of Life

Ellie Anderson, Contributing Writer
November 15, 2018

“If you’re not doing your best, which is working to improve your best, then you’re really missing out on a gift you can give yourself,”said Chase Haskell.   This past summer, Chase Haskell made a prominent name for himself not only in the Bolles community, but also in the global one.  An astonishing athlete in crew, Haskell was invited to be a part of the United States Rowing Junior...

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Taylor Ford, Contributing Writer
November 15, 2018

Senior Rebecca Duffy has been horseback riding for nearly 14 years. “I started riding when I was four and I started taking lessons when I was seven.”   She rides at Coriander Farms on Old St. Augustine Road, right off of I-295. “My barn is where I have made my most amazing friends. Since we spend so much time together at the barn and traveling to horse shows, we have become extremely close and we are a super tight-knit group.”     Her goal is to jump 3’9” this year with...

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Chase Haskell’s River of Life

Ellie Anderson, Contributing Writer
November 15, 2018

“If you’re not doing your best, which is working to improve your best, then you’re really missing out on a gift you can give yourself,”said Chase Haskell.   This past summer, Chase Haskell made a prominent name for himself not only in the Bolles community, but also in the global one.  An astonishing athlete in crew, Haskell was invited to be a part of the United States Rowing Junior...

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Not 17, Already A Dancing Queen

Havana Frakes, Copy Editor
November 15, 2018

While most of our athletes compete in shorts or spandex on fields or courts, Ylliah Jin (21’) stands out with her particular athletic uniform: hers involves whirling around a parquet floor in flamboyant dresses. Jin has practiced ballroom dancing for half a decade, after her mother suggested she take up dancing. Jin said, “I did ballet, I did jazz, I did tap. But, I didn’t like any of them, so...

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Hey Ravens! Watch This Bulldog Fly!

Kennedy McKinney, Editor in Chief
November 15, 2018

Hayden Hurst is no stranger to success. However, the current NFL football player has had his time with failure.   During his time at Bolles, Hayden collected two state championship baseball rings. However, the road to being a first round draft pick for the Baltimore Ravens in 2018 wasn’t easy.   His low-90’s fastball made him a powerful pitcher for the varsity high school...

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Mastering the Art of Multitasking

Ian Peiris, Contributing Writer
November 15, 2018

“Success is not just who’s valedictorian. It is about being better than you were the day before.”  Freshmen are advised to take it easy in their first year of high school, but Megan McGrath (‘22) is taking advantage of the opportunity. Although she is an introvert, Megan has gained many accomplishments. While keeping up with her studies and being a gifted artist, Megan also swims. ...

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Ava Sickler, Contributing Writer
October 4, 2018

September 8th marked the kickoff event for First Tech Challenge (FTC) and the official start of this year’s new robotics team. The founders include two seniors, Adam Pooley and Colby Newman. Paul Sollee, chief technology officer, sponsors the team.     Our new robotics team is participating in the global FTC/FIRST program. FIRST, the organization’s acronym of For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology, is dedicated to designing and hosting robotics events and...

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Swisher Library Opens A New Chapter

Akshay Swani, Contributing Writer
October 4, 2018

As a student, you may feel as if you need to study for hours upon hours for a single test to remember all the material being covered. Imagine if it took you a year to learn all the material covered on one test! Over the past year, the Swisher Library underwent renovation, and librarians, Mrs. Morgan and Mrs. Moody, worked tirelessly to rebrand the library. Mrs. Moody and Mrs. Morgan planned on making...

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Crazy Rich Asians

Taylor Ford, Contributing Writer
October 4, 2018

Crazy Rich Asians succeeded because it was a good movie, and because of the East Asian cast. Unlike most blockbusters, the cast list represents a variety of Asian ethnic groups: Chinese, Filipina, and Thai. Movie critics said it was the first of its kind. But, non-white casts have been around longer than people may think. Flower Drum Song is a fully Asian cast movie that came out in 1961. Want proof...

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Jags vs. The Refs

Alex Hastings, Coffeehouse Manager/Design Editor
February 12, 2018

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Gabriel Bassin, Contributing Writer
November 13, 2017

President Trump recently released a new edition of his travel ban impacting North Korea, Syria, Chad, Yemen, Libya, Somalia, Iran, and Venezuela. He continues to implement his immigration policy, via a travel ban, believing that this will successfully perform the duty of, “Detecting attempted entry into the United States by terrorists or other public-safety threats,” according to www.whitehouse.gov. "It seems very distant," According to Mrs. Marks, our head of upper school who has been working...

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Peter and the Star Catcher: The Upperschool Play

Soraya Rafat, Contributing Writer
October 4, 2018

  Bright lights, a big crowd, and a group of super hard working people; it might sound like  a football game, but it’s a play! The lights fade, curtains sweep aside, revealing a boy reaching into night sky. This boy wasn’t just any boy; meet Kris Stam (‘21), or Peter Pan. Behind this beautiful moment in Peter and the Starcatcher, the Peter Pan prequel, exists hours of after-school...

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Whitehurst Casts a New Theater Director

Gabriel Bassin, Coffee House Promoter
October 4, 2018

The curtains draw open on a new era beginning in Whitehurst theater as legendary teacher, Mr. Fritton, has moved exclusively to the middle school, leaving room for Mr. Austin to take his role.   Mr. Daniel Austin has always loved theater. In high school, while he attended Bartram Trail, he fought to have a theater program. “Our drama teacher had a stroke, and they were ready to cut it entirely....

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Crazy Rich Asians

Taylor Ford, Contributing Writer
October 4, 2018

Crazy Rich Asians succeeded because it was a good movie, and because of the East Asian cast. Unlike most blockbusters, the cast list represents a variety of Asian ethnic groups: Chinese, Filipina, and Thai. Movie critics said it was the first of its kind. But, non-white casts have been around longer than people may think. Flower Drum Song is a fully Asian cast movie that came out in 1961. Want proof...

Continue Reading
A Phenomenal Woman: Marie Kervin

Jisette Baquet, Writing Coach
November 15, 2018

With Posters and quotes draped along the walls of her quaint classroom in 2nd story Schultz, Mrs. Marie Kervin enlightens the minds of her students through her teaching. Born in Ormskirk Lancashire, England, Mrs. Kervin accompanied her husband and twins (William and Emily) to the United States 3 years ago.   After graduating from university, Kervin was a book buyer at the English bookstore...

Continue Reading
Mastering the Art of Multitasking

Ian Peiris, Contributing Writer
November 15, 2018

“Success is not just who’s valedictorian. It is about being better than you were the day before.”  Freshmen are advised to take it easy in their first year of high school, but Megan McGrath (‘22) is taking advantage of the opportunity. Although she is an introvert, Megan has gained many accomplishments. While keeping up with her studies and being a gifted artist, Megan also swims. ...

Continue Reading
Swisher Library Opens A New Chapter

Akshay Swani, Contributing Writer
October 4, 2018

As a student, you may feel as if you need to study for hours upon hours for a single test to remember all the material being covered. Imagine if it took you a year to learn all the material covered on one test! Over the past year, the Swisher Library underwent renovation, and librarians, Mrs. Morgan and Mrs. Moody, worked tirelessly to rebrand the library. Mrs. Moody and Mrs. Morgan planned on making...

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