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Gatlinburg Fire

Gatlinburg Fire

Brianna Foster, Contirbutor

In Gatlinburg, Tennessee a fire broke out on, November 30th.  Many people missing after the blazes scorched 15,000 acres in a resort area of eastern Tennessee, which rained residents with embers and forced tourists to...

December 19, 2016No Comments

A Peaceful Transition, or Yet More War?

Jody Fenlon, Administrator

Following Gambia’s presidential election, military forces stormed the independent election headquarters in the capital, and barred all employees from entering. In the election, Adama Barrow gained the popular vote over...

December 13, 2016No Comments

Happy Birthday, Cartel Wars

Happy Birthday, Cartel Wars

Jody Fenlon, Administrator

Murder. Rape. Kidnapping. Extortion. These are just a few results of Mexico’s infamous war on drugs, begun 10 years prior to now by President Felipe Calderon. Countless documentaries, TV shows, movies, and books have featured...

December 12, 2016No Comments

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To Space!

Demetrius Sorrells, Contributor

The Kennedy space center visitor complex is the visitor center at NASA’s Kennedy space center in Florida.  The features that this place has are exhibits and displays, historic spacecraft and memorabilia. ...

December 12, 2016No Comments

The Great Escape Room

The Great Escape Room

December 12, 2016

Busch Gardens

Busch Gardens

December 8, 2016

Lowry Park Zoo

December 8, 2016

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Hamilton: Historical Hip-hop

Hamilton: Historical Hip-hop

November 29, 2016

A topic that people have been talking about non-stop (pun intended) is Hamilton, the hip-hop musical that is sweeping the nation. This sold out show has struck a chord with many people, and celebrities...

Ensemble of Opportunity

Ensemble of Opportunity

November 16, 2016

The chorus and Gasparilla Singers that attend Crystal River High School are bright, young women and young men. Dedicated and inspired by many different performers, these talented pupils work their hardest...

Battling Book Club

November 15, 2016

  There are plenty of readers on campus - people who love books. And the book club exists to bring them all together. Well, over the course of the next few months, the book club will be hosting...

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  • Riley Dibble

    Riley Dibble is an 11th grade student at Crystal River High School; she participates in girls’ soccer, drama club, and national honor society. She a...

  • Cheyenne Harden

    Cheyenne Harden is a freshman at Crystal River High School. She went to Citrus Springs Middle School for eighth grade. She was born at Citrus Memorial...

  • Ryan Lutz

    Ryan Lutz is a junior at CHRS, who is 17 and will be 18 on January 7th. He is working hard to graduate his senior year in December, a semester early. ...

  • Tony Mason

    Tony Mason

  • Madyson Black

    Madyson Black

  • Meghan Mayor

    Meghan was born on the 2nd of April 2001 in Jupiter, Florida which is a town in the northern part of Palm Beach County and is the youngest child out o...

  • Pirate Profiles: Mr. McNeil

    Mr. McNeil's full name is actually John McNeil. He thinks of himself as a "determined, confident, patient, handsome, intelligent, and obnoxious" perso...

  • Shyla Carrigan

      Shyla Carrigan attends Crystal River High, a 15 year-old freshman. She states she feels crummy about school, and her classes are reading, al...

  • Angalina Roseberry

    Angalina Roseberry is not just a Pirate or an ordinary fifteen year old. She is known to be much more than an average teenage girl. Despite being an a...

  • Ahlaya Young

    We all know that one person who pushes themselves to the fullest to get things done. My friend Ahlaya Young , age 17, attending Crystal River High Sch...

  • Pirate Profile: Kara Flynn

      This is all about Kara Flynn. She was born February 16, 2002. Her full name is Kara Marie Flynn; she has one sibling, a step dad, and her mo...

  • Carley Moore

    Carley Moore is 15 years old and has lived in Crystal River her whole life. She has three older siblings and they all graduated from Crystal River als...

  • Brandon Dynia

    Brandon Dynia

  • Pirate Profile- Sadie Tomberlin

    Sadie Tomberlin is a student right here at Crystal River High School. She is a freshman along with many of us new little pirates.  She isn’t in any...

  • Yearbook Interview

    Yearbook Interview

  • Michelle Romanelli

    Michelle Romanelli

  • Guy Devaney

    Guy Devaney

  • Richard Archambault

    Richard Archambault

  • Jo McQuillen

    Jo McQuillen

  • Kathie Laxton

    Kathie Laxton

Makeup Movements

Heavenly McClintock, Contributor

Many famous people have embraced many makeup trends, from going baby-faced, to a full contoured face, and everything in between. Alicia Keys started a no makeup movement in...

November 1, 2016No Comments

Social Media: Good or Bad?

Social Media: Good or Bad?

October 10, 2016

Is using apps an inconvenience?

October 10, 2016

Are people who make bad decisions really all that bad?

October 5, 2016

Biggest Social Issues

October 4, 2016

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CRHS Yearbook

We are all in it together!

  • Beyounce Scriven

    We have great basketball players , that take hours of their day to get better and learn new things. Beyounce Scriven is a point guard on the Crystal R...

  • Varsity Cheerleading

    Varsity Cheerleading

  • Taylor Jackson

    Taylor Jackson is a freshman at Crystal River High school. She plays volleyball for the school and is on thirds team. Before high school, she attended...

  • Bailey Edwards

    Bailey Edwards is a 9th grader and a diver/swimmer on the CRHS swim and dive team. Bailey is 1 out of 3 divers for the school. She just started diving...

  • Brooke Discher

    Brooke Discher attended Crystal River Middle School and is now beginning her last year at Crystal River High . She has been playing golf for five year...

  • Makayla Jacques

    Makayla Jacques

  • Cole Drake

    Cole Drake began playing football when he was 5 years old because his brother played and he wanted to try. Out of all of the teams they have played Co...

  • Laura Henry

    Laura Henry

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