The Crest Critique

The Greatest Show

The Greatest Show

Hannah Nixon, Staff Writer

May 30, 2020

Every year the crest hosts a talent show to show off the amazing abilities Strawberry Crest students have. This year, taking place in early March, they did not disappoint with what they brought to the stage. In order to participate, students must audition about 2 weeks before the show to qualify for ...

Disease and Democracy

Disease and Democracy

Lily Kurek, Staff Writer

May 10, 2020

Throughout the entirety of U.S. history, there has never been a missed election. Voting has continued through both World Wars, the Civil War, and the 1918 Spanish Flu pandemic. The latter of these is a situation close to what we are experiencing right now. Since its origin in 2019, the COVID-19 virus...

The Crest Charging Towards Nationals

The Crest Charging Towards Nationals

Hannah Nixon, Staff Writer

May 8, 2020

In the short 11 years, Strawberry Crest has been open, the FFA program has won numerous awards in many different competitions, making the Crest known for their agricultural program. This past February, four Strawberry Crest students competed in the State FFA Horse Evaluation Preliminaries at the Florida...

Run Crest, Run!

Run Crest, Run!

Reuben Abraham, Sports Editor

May 7, 2020

Track and Field is one of the largest sports in the world with nearly every country having a representative at an international meet. This also includes at the high school level where track and field is one of the best sports to participate in (I’m slightly biased…). With Strawberry Crest High School,...

The History of Computer Science

The History of Computer Science

Varun Patel, Staff Writer

April 30, 2020

Computer science, a field that is growing at an astonishing rate, with breakthroughs occurring everyday all across the world. For the average person, the advancements brought upon by computer science have given us: computers, cell phones, and smart home devices. All of these devices have rapidly developed...

The relevance and application of Imaginary numbers

The relevance and application of Imaginary numbers

Aditya Jithesh, Staff Writer

April 29, 2020

What do you think about when I say “i”? Most people know “i” to be the square root of -1, and some may even remember it from the quadratic formula. Most people struggle when they are asked how it can be useful in terms of the real world. In the past, great mathematicians used to have competitions...

Mike Cooke – Associate Partner of IBM

Mike Cooke - Associate Partner of IBM

Srikar Parsi, Editor in Chief

April 29, 2020

Mike Cooke is an Associate Partner in the Public Sector for IBM. Before joining IBM, Mr. Cooke had two decades of past experience, mainly government consulting, and different jobs that culminated in him getting the position he has now. He believes his degree helped him get good entry-level jobs, but...

The Effects of COVID-19 on Small Businesses

The Effects of COVID-19 on Small Businesses

Lauren Bambach, Staff Writer

April 29, 2020

As COVID-19 spread across the US, our country was forced to close down beaches, restaurants, stores, malls, churches, and other public places. The government has advised people to stay at home, practice social distancing, and avoid unnecessary shopping trips as a way to prevent the spread of this deadly...

A Breakthrough Cancer Drug: Pembrolizumab

A Breakthrough Cancer Drug: Pembrolizumab

Rehan Shah, Staff Writer

April 27, 2020

Here is a simple question to ponder, although not the easiest one to provide a response with. Which medical advancements have had the most significant impact on mankind? If we ask a group of world – renowned physicians and intellectuals on what they think, how would they answer? How could they respond...

Why YOU Need to Learn How to Code?

Why YOU Need to Learn How to Code?

Varun Patel, Staff Writer

April 17, 2020

print(“Why code?”) Coding, Scripting, Programming - whatever you call it, they’re fundamentally the same thing. Over time with our constant consumption of mass media, we’ve begun to view programming as this obscure skill that only the most intelligent people can master, while in reality, it’s...

Jeff Tyzik – Music Composer

Jeff Tyzik - Music Composer

Nishant Nagururu, STEM Editor

April 16, 2020

This week, we interviewed Jeff Tyzik, a world-renowned composer, conductor and arranger. He is currently the conductor for the Dallas, Detroit, Florida, and Oregon symphony orchestras and is invited to conduct/play at events all around the globe. We wanted his professional perspective on the music industry...

The Importance of Learning a Second Language

The Importance of Learning a Second Language

Brian Pfeiffer, Opinion Editor

April 13, 2020

When I first applied to the IB Program at Strawberry Crest, I was not thrilled about the idea of taking foreign language classes for four years. My only previous experience with learning a foreign language consisted of taking a Spanish class once or twice a week in elementary school and watching cartoons...

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