The Point

When applying to college, it’s time to show the real you

Hailey Dillard, Columnist

March 10, 2019

“What is it that makes you unique, and how will you contribute to the life of our campus?” That’s what admission officers want to know. Personal qualities are not easy to measure, but admission officers look at the items...

Are gender stereotypes in movies accurate?

Paola Andujar, Columnist

March 10, 2019

Movies have been around for decades, and the style and making of movies have hugely improved. But it seems one aspect of movie making has always been the same. Movies seem to depict men and woman very differently. Men are usually...

PHS looking toward the future, not buried in the past

Angelique Cuadrado, Columnist

March 10, 2019

Poinciana High School has changed drastically in so many ways. Poinciana went from being a D school to a C school. Slowly, things are starting to improve in the school. Once Poinciana got a new principal, the school has improved...

Third quarter a make-or-break time for students, teachers

Paola Andujar, Columnist

February 18, 2019

School can be tough with just maintaining good grades and being a part of the many after-school activities. But I have noticed that the third quarter has been the hardest for students to return to the grind of academics. The...

Privilege, Power, and Difference – What’s the difference between right and wrong?

Vianna Lee, Columnist

February 4, 2019

Understanding the difference between a person’s privilege and right is important. I believe that an individual should know the fact of one's word choice and maintain an accurate and precise vocabulary. Precision is a key value...

Net Neutrality a long-lasting issue

Adrian Marerro, Reporter

January 7, 2019

Back in 2015, the Obama administration instituted rules making all internet traffic to be treated the same. The Trump administration abolished those rules on June 11, 2018. On September 30th, California’s political leaders at...

Students need to protect themselves from dangerous mental health issues

Aubrey Garcia, Columnist

November 12, 2018

A school is a place where students go to gain knowledge and prepare them for their future. This we can all somewhat agree on. However, has anyone wondered, “At what cost?” How is school impacting the mental health of students? Students...

Florida Virtual School a helpful alternative

Aubrey Garcia, Reporter

November 12, 2018

Florida Virtual School is a resource that more and more students are taking advantage of. The online education service allows for all high school and middle school students to take needed classes to graduate free of charge. Even...

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