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Bella Melby-Mazzei

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David Nappi (‘24) incorporates lifting weights in his workouts. He goes to the gym six days a week, for around 45 minutes each day. “My bench press is 265 on my deadlift,  my best deadlift is 315, and my best squat is about 350,” Nappi said.

Building a new me

Bella Melby-Mazzei, sports editor
March 2, 2023
 After the Weekly School Messenger Call was sent out for the week of Jan. 8th, students and parents learn of the new starting time. They also learn that there will be no more half-days or extra small holidays off.

Goodbye extra days off

Bella Melby-Mazzei, Sports editor
January 19, 2023
Carter Fields (‘23) gets ready to get in position to defend against The Villages Charter on Oct. 7, at their homecoming game. The team ended up winning with a score of 30-20. “[The defenses greatest strength is] reading what the offense is gonna do before they do it, and coverage,” Fields said.

Let’s go, defense!

Bella Melby-Mazzei, Sports Editor
October 31, 2022
Melvi Ballabani (‘25) sits in the stands at the Mitchell football game on Aug. 26th against Gulf where Mitchell won 49-0. BeReal takes a photo using the front of his camera, and the back of his camera to show his surroundings at the game.

Being Real

Bella Melby-Mazzei, Editor
September 8, 2022
Kieleigh Hamor (‘22) stands and waits as one of her friends helps with her hair before a competition.

Top of the nation

Bella Melby-Mazzei, Staff reporter
May 25, 2022
Ms. Sarah Wells (FAC) sits at her temporary desk in the morning, while construction is happening in the next room due to the new fence going up.

Locked out, fenced in

Bella Melby-Mazzei, staff reporter
March 23, 2022
Jameson Mattson (24) charges at his opponent, dribbling the ball downfield.

Drive and determination

Bella Melby-Mazzei, Staff Reporter
March 6, 2022
Jacob Flynn (‘24) boards bus 714, heading to his seat after school. He squeezes through the narrow and crowded walkway. Photo by B. Valentine

Changing schedules

Bella Melby-Mazzei, Staff Reporter
January 28, 2022

Lifting into the season

Bella Melby-Mazzei, Staff Reporter
January 4, 2022
Breanna Valentine (24) sorts through the donated art and fidget supplies. I really enjoyed [donating to this drive]. I feel that helping your community is such a great thing to do, Valentine said.

Strive for the drive

Bella Melby-Mazzei, staff reporter
November 8, 2021
Trystan Capille (‘23) sprints to the finish line with Brady Pavlica (‘24) close on his tail. Capille crosses the line, and within two seconds Pavlica reaches the finish line as well.

In the long run

Bella Melby-Mazzei, staff reporter
October 25, 2021
Bebel Viera (‘22), Ms. Denise Crabtree (FAC), Cayla Heckroth (‘22), Colson Grantt (‘22), and Catherine Miller (‘22) off screen, to the left, discuss what to put in the gift baskets for the ICU nurses.

We see you, ICU

Bella Melby-Mazzei, staff reporter
September 24, 2021
Labor Day weekend, Jake Misemer, father of AJ Misemer (‘23) walks across the deck of the family stilt house. The family arrived by boat that morning from Port Richey. Photo taken by Ms. Susan McNulty (FAC).

Vacations at Sea

Bella Melby-Mazzei, Staff Reporter
September 10, 2021
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