• A Farewell to the School Year

    A Farewell to the School Year

    Justin Pradere, Editor in Chief

    June 7, 2017

    Thank you all for making this an amazing year for us. We look forward to new faces coming into the classroom and expanding our publication next year. Have a great summer! - The TERRAByte Staff ...

    The TERRAByte staff members finish another school year.

  • Moving forward: Students look to the future

    Moving forward: Students look to the future

    Justin Pradere, Samantha Garcia, Sophia Cruz-Peraza, Alejandra Nogueira, Maria Vilchez, Emilie Santirzo, and Kristine Toraya

    June 5, 2017

    As the school year ends, various staff reporters take a look at how each class level feels going into their next academic year. From the perspective of a freshman, a sophomore, a junior, and a senior, these stories reveal the expectations and goals for the upcoming year. Moving forward: Freshmen to Sophomores In a mat...

    TERRA Environmental Research Institute closes off another year.

  • Senior Luau

    Senior Luau

    Justin Pradere, Editor in Chief

    April 28, 2017

    As the school year comes to an end, one of the last experiences before graduating and entering the next chapter of the seniors’ lives is the annual luau. On Thursday, Apr. 20th, the Class of 2017 spent the day at the Kendall Indian Hammocks Park as a part of Senior Week. Among the activities at the lua...

    Seniors pictured at the annual luau on Thurs. Apr. 20th.

    Justin Pradere

  • Environmental Students Take On Kayaking

    Environmental Students Take On Kayaking

    Justin Pradere, Editor in Chief

    March 29, 2017

    On Mar. 17th, students in the Environmental Academy spent the day at the Virginia Key Outdoor Center as a regular Friday turned into a kayaking trip through the waters of Key Biscayne. Science teacher Ms. Lyanne Abreu, five chaperones, and thirty students partook in this experience that was one to reme...

    Juniors and seniors in the Environmental Academy spent the day at Virginia Key Outdoor Center on Mar. 17th. Credit: Lyanne Abreu

  • A Day at the Zoo

    A Day at the Zoo

    Justin Pradere, Editor in Chief

    March 17, 2017

    On Friday, Mar. 10, the Zoology classes of TERRA visited Zoo Miami and got up close and personal with the many animals in their habitats. Zoology teacher Ms. Erica Echeverri has engaged her students in an ongoing conversation about conservation and endangered species; making it her mission to educat...

    Ms. Erica Echeverri's zoology students spent the day at the zoo on Mar. 10th. Credit: Erica Echeverri

  • Tracking with the Pack at Busch Gardens

    Tracking with the Pack at Busch Gardens

    Kristine Toraya and Emilie Santirzo

    March 10, 2017

    Every year, the activity students look forward to the most is their class trip. This year, the Class of 2018 went to Busch Gardens in Tampa. Unlike other amusement parks, Busch Gardens holds one of the largest zoos with safaris and animals to correlate to its African theme. It has 6 top rated, thrilling r...

    Juniors Victoria Flynn and Sandy Dominguez at Busch Gardens on Mar. 4th

    Justin Pradere

  • Future Pathway for the Class of 2017

    Future Pathway for the Class of 2017

    Kaitlyn Parada and Isabella Montano

    March 10, 2017

    As the school year comes to an end, seniors are finding out whether or not they got accepted to the colleges they have applied to. For most seniors, the application process is the most strenuous part of the year, filled with meeting deadlines, writing essays and asking for recommendation forms. But o...

  • Seniors Embark on a Safari

    Seniors Embark on a Safari

    Kyannah Diaz, Section Editor

    March 2, 2017

    The Class of 2017 packed their bags and went on a safari to Jungle Island for the annual senior breakfast on Jan. 31. When the seniors arrived at the venue, they made their way to the Treetop Ballroom which had been set up and decorated by the class officers. Senior Sofiah Santamaria said, “The officer...

    Seniors Lauren Baldaccini, Stephanie Ocejo, Adriana Pizarro, and Aliyah Basit at Senior Breakfast at Jungle Island on Jan. 31 Photo credit: Stephanie Ocejo's Twitter account.

  • TERRA Put a Ring On It

    TERRA Put a Ring On It

    Kristine Toraya, News Writer

    March 2, 2017

    On Feb. 15th, the Class of 2018 received their rings officiating them as upperclassmen, being recognized as the first major milestone towards high school graduation. “At the ring ceremony, I realized how quick these four years are going by and how soon we’ll be graduating and moving on in life,...

    Juniors Rodrigo Encalada, Arturo Arredondo, Jose-Daniel Hernandez, Jose Agurto, and Javier Cueto showing off their rings at the ceremony.

    Justin Pradere

  • A Game of the Ages

    A Game of the Ages

    Sai Talampally, Sports Writer

    February 17, 2017

    Super Bowl LI opened on Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017, with the New England Patriots competing against the Atlanta Falcons for the ultimate accomplishment in American football. A primetime matchup between the number one offense, Atlanta Falcons, battling the number one defense and a top tier offense, the New...

    One of the New England Patriots' players after their win against the Atlanta Falcons at Super Bowl LI. Photo credit: The Boston Herald

Entertainment and Technology

Ed Sheeran Shows Ambition in ÷

Ed Sheeran's latest album was released on Mar. 3rd.

Ed Sheeran Shows Ambition in ÷

Ana Diaz and Lizth Romero

Ed Sheeran released his new album, ÷ (Divide), on Mar. 3rd. The album is part of the trilogy “+” and “X”, which came out in 2011 and 2014, respectively. Fans have waited two years for this album release. Sophomore Iyla Mad...

A Recap of the 2017 Oscars

A Recap of the 2017 Oscars

Sophia Cruz-Peraza, Alejandra Nogueira, and Bianca Avila

The Academy Awards – more commonly referred to as “the Oscars” – is the most prestigious film award ceremony. The glamor and lure of the Oscars bring together Hollywood’s most prominent figures, both established and u...

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Features

The Environmental Academy’s New Garden

The Environmental Academy’s New Garden

Gabriela Gutierrez-Gallo and Justin Pradere

The Environmental Academy is renovating their garden with the help of science teacher Ms. Lyanne Abreu. What was once a native environment with few plants around is now a brand new landscape. Some of the most notable changes thu...

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New Wolves Dominating Sports

New Wolves Dominating Sports

Maria Vilchez, News Writer

Sports at TERRA regain dedication, commitment, and passion. This school year, many freshmen are involved in the array of sports offered at TERRA and seem anxious to show the student body, their teammates, and their coaches th...

March 10, 2017No Comments

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Student Life

Moving forward: Students look to the future

Moving forward: Students look to the future

Justin Pradere, Samantha Garcia, Sophia Cruz-Peraza, Alejandra Nogueira, Maria Vilchez, Emilie Santirzo, and Kristine Toraya

As the school year ends, various staff reporters take a look at how each class level feels going into their next academic year. From the perspective of a freshman, a sophomore, a junior, and a senior, these stories reveal the expect...

June 5, 2017

AP Testing Season is Coming

Desiree Pico, Managing Editor

For many students, the arrival of April marks the beginning of the countdown to summer vacation, yet it also ushers in the beginning of something a little more stressful: AP class crunchtime. These classes offer multiple incentives to t...

May 1, 2017

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Sports

Pitching an Impressive Season

Pitching an Impressive Season

Samantha Garcia and Delaney Granados

Baseball season has begun and the TERRA baseball team is working hard every day for the season. The team won their first game 5-2 on Feb. 21 against Coral Gables Senior High. The Wolves overall game record is 2-4. Lefty p...

March 10, 2017

Go Hard or Go Home

Go Hard or Go Home

Nicole Hernandez and Brandon Lara

The month of February is filled with tension and excitement as the season for softball begins. Tryouts took place Jan. 30 through Feb. 2 and were coached by Mr. William Healy and Gus Ramirez. Many who tried out had little or no ...

March 10, 2017

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