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The Student News Site of Dr. Michael M. Krop

The Lightning Strike

The Student News Site of Dr. Michael M. Krop

The Lightning Strike

Hidden talents behind the classroom door

Alexandra Serenko, Staff Writer March 3, 2023

Teachers spend their days educating their students and leading classrooms, but for some there’s more than meets the eye. What lies beneath the surface of some of your favorite educators is a world of...

Starting young: Krop’s teen rappers

Alexis Chery, Staff Writer March 3, 2023

Some of the most successful rappers have been known for starting their careers as high school students. Sophomore Justin Rodriguez and junior Dave Cinea might just follow in those footsteps. Rodriguez...

Black Panther sequel does beloved legacy justice

Evelie St-Louis, Staff Writer March 3, 2023

On Nov. 11, 2022, the long-awaited sequel of Black Panther, “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever,” was released. This movie beautifully marked the end of phase four and the beginning of phase five in the...

Visions December Showcase

Alexis Chery, Staff Writer March 3, 2023

Visions, a collaborative holiday production created by the magnet program, was showcased on Dec. 14 and 15 in Krop’s auditorium.  The magnet program consists of student artists, singers, actors,...

First date faux pas: what not to do

Alexis Chery and Evelie St-Louis February 27, 2023

Isabella Romero-Ellis, 10 “I was supposed to go on a date with my boyfriend…our one-month anniversary dinner. I’m getting ready and when I’m about to leave, he calls and asks ‘Is it okay if...

Game of Thrones legacy lives on: House of The Dragon review

Noah Yecutieli, News Editor February 27, 2023

HBO’s latest hit series “House of the Dragon” soars high and mighty on the ratings chart with a fiery 8.9 on IMDB and over 10.2 million tuned in viewers for the Pilot. The captivating new show brings...

Keeping Up with Kan”ye”

Daniella Froimzon, Entertainment Editor January 31, 2022

With over 75 grammy nominations and 22 wins, Ye, previously known as Kanye West, is widely perceived as one of the greatest and most influential rappers of the 21st century. Born in 1977 in Atlanta. Ye...

Jojo Siwa: Paving the Way for Youth Queer Representation

Loralei Gonzalez, Feature Editor January 31, 2022

   Jojo Siwa is a name many of us have heard before. Whether it be from “Dance Moms” to “Dancing with the Stars,” Siwa has acquired a massive following and notoriety from promoting love, positivity...

Spider-Man steals the screen

Joshua Sadov, Staff Writer January 31, 2022

“Spider-Man: No Way Home,” released Dec. 17, premiered an astounding $253 million on opening weekend, living up to my high expectations for a movie you won’t forget.      As one of the most...

“Visions 2021”: The World May Have Stopped, but the Arts Never Did

Loralei Gonzalez, Feature Editor January 31, 2022

  On Dec. 8, 2021, I sat and enjoyed the array of talent displayed at this year’s Magnet production of “Visions,” a spectacle the Krop community hasn’t seen since 2019.      “Visions”...

Tapias top picks: Oscars predictions

Tapia’s top picks: Oscar’s predictions

Natalia Tapia, Spread Editor April 21, 2021

This year’s nominations for the 93rd Academy Awards broke many records with historic nominations in almost every category, from two women going for Best Director, to the first Asian-American to be nominated...

The virtual battle: Zoom vs. Teams

The virtual battle: Zoom vs. Teams

Hannah Medow, Business Manager March 10, 2021

As we embrace this new virtual year, here is a breakdown of everything you need to know about two of the most popular online learning applications: Zoom and Microsoft Teams. Security Zoom:  ...

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