National Honors Society

  Mr. Wedel (Sponsor) Students who meet the 3.7 GPA requirement, who are not members and meet those qualifications, will receive an application to apply, which of course has to be filled out. Wedel explains how with some effort and some demonstration of volunteer hours would help in the process. Wedel also explained how the factuality community, not the sponsor will determine who will be … Continue reading National Honors Society

IT – Original or Remake?

It has been a mere two weeks since IT has hit box offices, in that short time some major discussion has raised.  The most heated being: Which is better- the “original” or the “remake”? To properly begin the discussion, it’s important to recognize that this is not a true remake. The first visual representation of the iconic Stephan King character was a TV mini series … Continue reading IT – Original or Remake?

Hurricane Irma

Two weeks ago, Hurricane Irma came through the Caribbean and southeastern United States, leaving devastating effects in its wake. Irma passed along the Caribbean, Florida, Georgia and South Carolina with max wind speeds of 185 miles per hour, making it one of the strongest storms on record. It arrived in the Caribbean Islands at a Category 5, the strongest category of hurricane, and devastated thousands … Continue reading Hurricane Irma

One Year After: The Remains of the Rio Olympics

A little over a year ago, the approaching Summer Olympic Games hosted by Rio de Janeiro grasped the globe’s attention for more than just the spectacles of gold medals and famed athletes. The 2016 Rio Olympics always seemed plagued by controversy, and many doubted that the city was going to be able to construct the necessary venues in time and under budget while still balancing … Continue reading One Year After: The Remains of the Rio Olympics

Are You Smarter Than Wedel?

Mr. Wedel has taught a variety of courses at Lake Howell, some have been A.P. U.S. History, A.P. European History, A.P. Language and Composition, and A.P. Seminar. He is known for flannels and being incredibly smart, so let’s put it to the test! Each edition of “Are you Smarter than Wedel?” will feature five trivia questions in different categories. Some of the categories will include: … Continue reading Are You Smarter Than Wedel?

Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur

Every year beginning in September, Those of the Jewish religion are called upon to celebrate the High Holidays. Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, is one of Judaism’s holiest days. Meaning “head of the year” or “first of the year,” the festival begins on the first day of Tishrei, the seventh month of the Hebrew calendar, which falls during September or October. Rosh Hashanah commemorates … Continue reading Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur

Hurricane Harvey

Hurricane Harvey made landfall in southeast Texas late Friday, August 25. Initially categorized as a tropical storm, it rapidly grew into a Category 4 hurricane, with wind speeds up to 130 miles an hour. It has since been downgraded to a tropical storm, but is expected to make landfall again. Hurricane Harvey moved across the greater Houston area, a span of 10,000 square miles holding … Continue reading Hurricane Harvey

Interview with Sophie Jackson

Sophie Jackson (Senior) has become the first female football player in the history of Lake Howell. She’s played soccer most of her life and now with her previous skills, she’s become a very good kicker. I sat down with her and asked her about how it felt being the first female player. Tomas: How did the process of getting on the team happen? Sophie: One … Continue reading Interview with Sophie Jackson