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The Lightning Strike

The Student News Site of Dr. Michael M. Krop

The Lightning Strike

The Student News Site of Dr. Michael M. Krop

The Lightning Strike

PTSA PERKS - PTSA Member Erika Benzaquen managing sandwich distribution.

PTSA treats members to free Chick-Fil-A

Jada Alexander, Guest Writer September 22, 2023

On Sept. 21, our Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA) gave out Chick-Fil-A sandwiches to student members during first and second lunch.   Over 300 sandwiches were brought that day, distributed...

COME JOIN - Seniors Lucia Wittmund and Nicole Miranda offer candy as an incentive to join the French club.

Back Again, Club Fair 2023

Marilyn Amair, Staff Writer September 18, 2023

On either side of the South Patio corridors, bright colors, candy and decorated tables were seen among a mass of students during the first Club Fair of the school year. The event, which took place on...

FOOTBALLS BACK - Our Junior Varsity football team introducing themselves at the fall sports pep rally.

Fall-ing into the first pep rally of the year

Valentine Purcell, Staff Writer September 13, 2023

      On Thursday, Sept. 7, the first pep rally of the 2023-2024 school year took place during 7th period, honoring our fall sports.        Students began entering at 1 p.m. as music played...

KROP ROYALTY - Krops Class of 2024 managing their table on Senior Crown Day.

Krop’s Royalty Honored in Senior Crown Day

Daniella Froimzon, Editor-in-Chief August 30, 2023

     On Thursday, Aug. 24, Krop celebrated this year’s senior class with our school’s annual “Senior Crown Day,” where the upperclassmen flaunted their class pride by wearing blue clothes and...

Award-winning teachers make change in and out of classroom

Casey Critz, Editor-in-Chief March 3, 2023

Classrooms full of laughter, teaching and eager students line the school’s hallway, with rooms 2160 and 2245 bursting with opportunity and love. Crowned Krop’s Rookie Teacher and Teacher of The Year,...

Florida midterms election update: what changed in our state

Taira Astete, Staff Writer March 3, 2023

On Nov. 8, Americans exercised their right to vote for leaders and reform bills at the U.S. midterm election. Since then, various changes have been made to the country and state’s legislatures. The...

Affirmative action is soon to be absent

Josh Katz, Managing Editor March 3, 2023

As of October 2022, with updates to be issued in June 2023, the Supreme Court began listening to cases challenging affirmative action policies by students at the University of North Carolina and Harvard...

Brightline bustles straight into Aventura

Gabriel Orozco, Spread Editor March 3, 2023

Boarding residents of South Florida since 2018, Brightline recently launched its next stop at Aventura, which opened Dec. 21, 2022. The Brightline train company provides transportation around South Florida,...

Students win big across the board

Noga Shami, Copy Editor March 3, 2023

Krop has had a strong start to 2023 with students bringing in a multitude of awards and achievements in various categories.   FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) placed in the top two at the...

Back again, Krop’s 2022 club fair

Alexandra Serenko, Staff Writer February 27, 2023

On Sept. 7,  Krop hosted its annual Club Fair during both lunches, giving all students the opportunity to learn about the array of clubs offered, and sign up for those they were interested in.  Club...

Regal files for bankruptcy as COVID return lags sales

Josh Katz, Managing/Opinion Editor February 27, 2023

Regal Cinemas, known for its 4DX immersive theaters, reclining seats, and in-house bars, may soon be forced to shut down. Although the company raked in over $1 billion in 2021, Regal Cinemas’ owner,...

Parkland shooter case resumed

Joshua Sadov, Health & Science Editor February 27, 2023

In light of new evidence and discussion, the sentencing trial of the now 23-year-old Parkland school shooter Nikolas Cruz has been further postponed, raising the probability of a mistrial. Nikolas Cruz,...

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