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Baseball Senior Night

Alizay Revolorio and Yvette Santiago May 15, 2024

The Baseball team’s senior night was held on May 6. The team played against Amundsen, and won. The score was 5-3. This game was a significant event for seniors before the ending of the season.  Senior...

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Senior Summerin

Taft Secret Admirers (S.S. & M.J.), Reporter May 15, 2024

We can already feel the heat touching our skin. Enough about exams, homework, teachers, blah blah blah. We’re REACHING for summer now. One goal we both have this summer is to hit the beach at LEAST once...

Accelerated Connections preparation with host Abigail Cozariuc

Accelerated Connections Camp

Cassie Nowik, Reporter May 15, 2024

  Taft is hosting a summer camp for incoming juniors (current sophomores), who are curious about what it’s like to take an IB or AP level class. The camp will help future students feel comfortable...

June TV Releases

Hey June: Media’s Newest Premieres

George Zemenides, Reporter May 14, 2024

As the school year wraps up, students can enjoy summer's joys: good weather, unlimited free time, and watching television all day. Thankfully, a fresh media lineup is up for those who want to lay on their...

Challengers Poster in a frame

Challengers Movie Review

Brandon Buzdugan and Sofia Bermeo May 14, 2024

Challengers, directed by Luca Guadagnino, serves up a story about the complexities of tennis and love. With its compelling storyline and masterful direction, this film takes audiences on an intense journey...

Students walking at a university

2024 U.S. News and World Report Best High Schools

Ben Fitzner, Reporter May 9, 2024

On April 23, U.S. News and World Report released their list of the 2024 Best High Schools as well as a ranking of nearly 18,000 different high schools nationwide. Taft High School was included on the...

Tortured Poets Department Manuscript Vinyl

Taylor Swift: A Tortured Poet

Kailee Roman, Editor May 9, 2024

On Friday, April 19, Taylor Swift released her eleventh album, Tortured Poets Department, also referred to as TTPD. At 2 am, Swift dropped a second album, Anthology. Fans have noticed Swift referencing...

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Where are your Favorite Influencers now?

Celina Cuevas and Alani Perez May 9, 2024

As the class of 2024 gets closer to graduation,we thought it would be a great idea to see where some of our childhood influencers are now. We asked seniors at Taft who they used to watch as a child and...

Student dancing to Espresso

That’s that me Espresso

Mackenzie De La Cruz, Reporter May 9, 2024

“Espresso” by Sabrina Carpenter is a new song that has been circling the internet since the release date. It has been on everyone's radar and is becoming the song of the summer.  “I Love Espresso,”...

The photo above shows the three winners of the Tafts Got Talent, Alany Barrera earning first place,  Leia Burton earning second place, and Zuzanna Mendus earning third place.

Taft’s Got Talent

Olivia Paolucci and Veronica Florczak May 8, 2024

High school is a great way to show your true academic superiority but what about the students who excel in more unique areas? This is why we hosted  the Taft Talent Show, which took place on May 3 from...

Water gun drawing

Senior Assassin

Jaiden Naranjo and Simon Czarnota May 8, 2024

The time of the year for seniors to participate in Senior Assassin has come. Senior Assassin involves teams of two trying to survive while eliminating their targets with water guns. To eliminate someone...

Students showing their favorite perfumes

De-mistyfing the Scents of Taft

Taylor Golden and Vicki Lipski May 8, 2024

The stairwell by the umbilical cord is the school pranksters’ favorite stink ball target, while the classrooms are prone to either the sweet smells of every type of flower imaginable or musky woods of...

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