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Durant Theatre Company, Troup 5444, takes a bow after their final performance of Too Much Light Makes The Baby Go Blind

Durant Theatre Company Performs Too Much Light

Lily Belcher, Editor In Chief April 23, 2021

As the audience waited anxiously in the crowd, the Durant Theatre Company, Troop 5444, prepared for their first performance in front of a live audience for the first time in a year with Too Much Light...

Senior Valeria Cortes is the Valedictorian of the Durant High School Class of 2021

Valeria Cortes – Class of 2021 Valedictorian

Allie Sigl, Design Editor April 14, 2021

Valeria "Val" Cortes always dreamed of being valedictorian of her senior class but knew she would have to challenge and push her limits to get the position. Ending high school with a 9.58 grade-point average,...

Shivani Persad was named Salutatorian in February after four years of support and hard work

Shivani Persad – Class of 2021 Salutatorian

Lily Belcher, Editor In Chief April 13, 2021

In February, senior Shivani Persad found out that she would be salutatorian alongside best friend and valedictorian Valeria Cortes. “I always wanted to be in the top [two] of my class, especially...

Rays Take Two Out Of Three Games Against Yankees In Home Opener

The Rivalry Continues
Lily Belcher, Editor In Chief April 11, 2021

It’s a rivalry fueled by sharp remarks across the field and fastballs barreled into the sides (and heads) of batters. The 22 year long Rays Yankees rivalry came to a peak last year in the American League...

Wear Red On Thursday!

Wear Red On Thursday!

April 6, 2021

On Thursday, April 8, Durant students are asked to wear red to bring awareness to sexual harassment. The color red is the symbol of multiple sexual harassment protests and sexual assault awareness month...

Picking Up Right Where They Left Off

Lily Belcher, Editor In Chief April 2, 2021

On April 1, the defending American League Champions stepped onto LoanDepot Field in Miami for the first victory of the 2021 season. The victory came after a quick nine innings, with the Rays beating the...

So Much For Trump’s Border Wall                             Biden’s Like Come One, Come All

So Much For Trump’s Border Wall Biden’s Like Come One, Come All

Ayla Yebba, Staff Writer April 1, 2021

Over the past eight to nine weeks, a large influx of immigrants has filled the borders and pushed into the United States to claim asylum. President Biden is facing difficult decisions when it comes to...

Pokemon Legend: Arceus Expected To Be Released Next Year

Savanna Davidson March 31, 2021

With the past weeks being Nintendo Direct there was no expectations of the new Pokémon game being announced on February 26th. Nintendo announced a new open world Pokémon game that will bring many new...

Systematic Problems Give Rise to Asian American Hate Crimes

Allie Sigl, Design Editor March 30, 2021

China virus. Kung Flu. Go back to your country. As a first-generation Asian American, I am exhausted. Exhausted as a citizen of the United States that our country has not and will not properly...

Coach Cuellar congratulates Durant runner during one of their three games this season

Durant Softball Team Finds Success Despite Season Obstacles

Lily Belcher, Editor In Chief March 26, 2021

Durant High School’s Girls Varsity Softball team is in the middle of their season, having played in just three games since the season began with tryouts in January. While rival teams, such as Plant City...

Trumper, Donald Trumps new social media platform, is now in the making.

Facebook, Instagram, Tik Tok, Twitter…Trumper???

Former president Donald Trump prepares his return to social media platforms
Ayla Yebba, Staff Writer March 25, 2021

President Donald Trump was banned from Twitter in January. Since then, Donald Trump and his team have worked to create a new social media platform to bring the former President and TV star back online. Jason...

Corey Haim and Corey Feldman star in popular 80s movie License to Drive.

License To Drive-PawPrint Movie Recommendation

Ayla Yebba, Staff Writer March 24, 2021

License to Drive is the perfect coming of age movie that comically captures the experience teenagers and high school students have when earning their coveted driver’s license and key to freedom when...

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