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Arts & Entertainment

Music meets fashion: a different side of music

   Starting with dark colored clothing, eye makeup such as eyeliner, mascara, and sometimes maybe even eyeshadow, musicians created a trend that lured fans in and made themselves look as appealing as they sounded. Talk about iconic! The music industry as a whole has an impact, changing the way people dress, talk, and act.  … Keep Reading

Campus Life

Nicholas Cooper proudly represents Atlantic High

    With students from all over Palm Beach County, Atlantic Community High School is the home of many promising students who are active at school and in the community. The Squall hopes to feature a weekly highlight on a nominated senior who exemplifies all that it means to be an Atlantic Eagle and commend… Keep Reading

Arts & Entertainment

Earth needs art

Ever since the beginning of time, artists have shaped our culture; they’ve painted the way we see the world. Artists such as Picasso and Rene Magritte are ones who have shaped the culture of the time in which they lived by just painting. Keith Haring, one the most prominent graffiti-artist of the 90’s, shaped what… Keep Reading

Campus Life

Battle of the Books

   Atlantic Community High School has finally started Battle of the Books! Many might be wondering what it is about: Battle of the Books is a reading competition that combines reading and trivia.   The book selection for the competition comes from 2016-2017’s “Florida Teens Read” list. To participate, one is required to read three of… Keep Reading

Campus Life

Ceramics Class Makes Russian Nesting Dolls

   Ceramics teacher in Atlantic Community High School, Ms.Konash, is working on a new project called Nesting Dolls. Also known as Russian Nesting Dolls, they are a set of wooden dolls of decreasing size placed one inside another. These dolls are often designed to follow a specific theme; for example, Mickey Mouse.    Ms.Konash did… Keep Reading

Arts & Entertainment

[You] and Frank Ocean: The method behind the music.

Upon listening to Frank Ocean’s most popular song “Thinkin bout You,” one thing that is not realized by most listeners is his omission of gender-specific pronouns to address the listener (his lover). He keeps this style of writing for most of the songs on his album “Channel Orange,” and his newest album “Blonde.” Why does… Keep Reading

Sports

Miami Dolphins: A season destined for success?

   Following an inconsistent offseason that included the signings of running back Arian Foster and cornerback Ifo Ekpre-Olomu, the Miami Dolphins aim their sights on a playoff spot this year, following a disappointing 6-10 campaign in 2015. The Dolphins opened their season on the road in Seattle, squaring off the highly touted defense of the… Keep Reading

Opinions/Editorials

Harry Potter and the Cursed Screenplay

   John Tiffany and Jack Thorne’s play “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child”, based off J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series, was welcomed with open arms by the generation of adults that grew up with the characters of the series.    The script, originally released on July 31st, has revived the wave of Millennials who refer… Keep Reading

Opinions/Editorials

Letter From The Editor: Dealing with Work

   The school year just started a few weeks ago, but students may still be having trouble with getting in the right mindset, especially with the “Senioritis” phenomenon that some say they experience. The most important thing when in school is actually being able to handle all the work and assignments.    Stress is a… Keep Reading

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