The OCSA Ledger

Raquel Perry
Raquel Perry is a Senior Creative Writer at the Osceola County School for the Arts. As a journalist, her one goal is to present news in a well-rounded objective manner. She investigates, collects, and presents information as a new story. Her life motto is, "Embrace the space between where you are and where you want to be". Raquel is also a competitive dancer and her favorite artist is Beyonce because she runs the world. After high school, Raquel hopes to become a biopsychologist.

Raquel Perry, Reporter/Marketing Manager

May 26, 2020
This is Not a Goodbye, This is a “Thank You OCSA” (Story)
May 14, 2020
Obamas to Give Virtual Commencement Speech for Class of 2020 (Story)
May 14, 2020
A Socially Distanced Teacher’s Appreciation Day (Story)
May 08, 2020
Even During the Quarantine, Art Teachers at OCSA say “The Show Must Go On!” (Story)
May 08, 2020
Ahmaud Arbery: The Killing of an Unarmed Black Jogger Sparks Outrage (Story)
Apr 29, 2020
Junior Drama Major’s New Film “Boys Dance, Too” (Story)
Apr 17, 2020
The virus does not discriminate. So why are African-Americans being hit the hardest by COVID-19? (Story)
Apr 09, 2020
Senator Bernie Sanders Drops Out of Presidential Race (Story)
Apr 05, 2020
Dear Corona, Give us our Senior year back! (Story)
Apr 01, 2020
The Pandemic: Mental Health in the Face of Uncertainty (Story)
Mar 20, 2020
Spanish Honors Society at FSSC (Story)
Mar 06, 2020
Trump Campaign Sues Washington Post (Story)
Mar 05, 2020
Math Night at OCSA (Story)
Feb 15, 2020
Osceola School Times Could Start At 3pm Next Year (Story)
Feb 03, 2020
Best of the Grammys 2020 (Story)
Jan 15, 2020
State Considers Adding Non-Binary Option to Driver’s Licenses (Story)
Jan 15, 2020
In the Heights Auditions Coming Up! (Story)
Dec 16, 2019
Did TikTok Users Predict Juice Wrld’s Sudden Death? (Story)
Dec 12, 2019
Famous Rapper, Juice WRLD, Has Passed Away (Story)
Dec 12, 2019
OCSA’s Annual Holiday Extravaganza This Friday! (Story)
Dec 10, 2019
“The One Where We Have To Say Goodbye” to Friends on Netflix (Story)
Dec 06, 2019
Middle School Holiday Show Today! (Story)
Dec 05, 2019
3 Dead in Pearl Harbor Shooting (Story)
Nov 26, 2019
Santa Clarita School Shooting and America’s “Gun Culture” (Story)
Nov 17, 2019
OCSA Creative Writers to Perform at Dr. Philips (Story)
Nov 04, 2019
Actor-Comedian John Witherspoon Dies at 77 (Story)
Nov 01, 2019
OCSA Dance Majors Perform at New World (Story)
Oct 31, 2019
Muslim Student Athlete Disqualified From Race for Wearing Hijab (Story)
Oct 27, 2019
Fort Worth Officer Charged With Murder for Shooting Woman in Her Home…Simply Because She Was Black? (Story)
Oct 21, 2019
Footage Shows Coach Disarming and Then Hugging Student (Story)
Oct 20, 2019
Powerful Democrat, Elijah Cummings, Dies at 68 (Story)
Oct 11, 2019
Jail for Missing Jury Duty (Story)
Oct 08, 2019
SGA Representative Applications Now Open! (Story)
Oct 07, 2019
Color Wars Recap (Story)
Oct 02, 2019
School Bus Driver Arrested for DUI (Story)
Sep 25, 2019
Two Florida Middle School Students Arrested for Plotting Violence (Story)
Sep 20, 2019
First Drug for Peanut Allergy Nears FDA Approval (Story)
Sep 20, 2019
BSU Bahamas Hurricane Relief (Story)
Sep 18, 2019
Florida Teen Allegedly Hires Hitman To Kill Parents-With Their Own Money (Story)
Sep 15, 2019
Walmart’s New Firearm Policy (Story)
Sep 12, 2019
Senior Quotes Are Open! (Story)
Sep 06, 2019
Forever21 Prepares for Bankruptcy (Story)
Aug 28, 2019
First Death Linked to Vaping (Story)
Aug 26, 2019
El Paso and Dayton Mass Shootings Spur Conversation About White Nationalist Extremism (Story)
May 30, 2019
Osceola County Students Fight Against SB-7030 (Story/Media)
May 17, 2019
Goodbye Seniors, Why I Will Miss the Class of 2019 (Story)
May 17, 2019
DeSantis Signs Bill to Arm Teachers, Osceola School Board Sets Meeting to Discuss (Story)
May 13, 2019
Black is Beautiful: Miss America, Miss Teen USA, and Miss USA Are All Black Women for the First Time (Story)
May 06, 2019
World’s First Malaria Vaccine to go to African Countries (Story)
May 06, 2019
Instagram’s New Feature (Story)
May 01, 2019
Shooting at the University of North Carolina (Story)
Apr 25, 2019
Steel Magnolias (Story)
Apr 25, 2019
City Arts Senior Art Show (Story)
Apr 21, 2019
City Arts Senior Art Show Is Here! (Story)
Apr 15, 2019
New Video of Maya Angelou Resurfaces and Sparks Debate About Respect (Story)
Apr 15, 2019
Trump’s Transgender Military Ban Now in Effect (Story)
Apr 05, 2019
Hit and Run Pedestrian Accident on Pleasant Hill (Story)
Apr 05, 2019
Beyoncé Partners With Adidas (Story)
Apr 04, 2019
Preparing for the SAT’s (Story)
Mar 28, 2019
The ‘Fake Melania’ Conspiracy Theory (Story)
Mar 13, 2019
Dear Jussie Smollett, How Do You Feel? (Story)
Mar 08, 2019
U.S. Threatens Tighter Financial Restrictions on Cuba (Story)
Feb 28, 2019
Burberry Apologizes After Disturbing Sweatshirt (Story)
Feb 28, 2019
The 2019 OSCARS (Story)
Feb 26, 2019
Burnin’ Up For A Reunion! (Story)
Feb 20, 2019
Jussie Smollet Attack Investigation Takes Major Turn (Story)
Feb 18, 2019
Colin Kaepernick and the NFL Settle Collusion Case (Story)
Feb 14, 2019
Highlights from the 2019 Grammy Awards (Story)
Feb 14, 2019
Remembering Marjory Stoneman Douglas (Story)
Feb 08, 2019
Black History Month Essay Contest (Story)
Feb 06, 2019
James and The Giant Peach is Coming (Story)
Feb 01, 2019
CVS Unveils “Beauty Mark” Logo In Anti-Retouching Campaign (Story)
Jan 28, 2019
2019 Color Wars Are Here! (Story)
Jan 28, 2019
Too Vulnerable (Story)
Jan 24, 2019
2019 OSCAR Nominations (Story)
Jan 22, 2019
Teens in ‘MAGA’ hats mock Native American at Lincoln Memorial (Story)
Jan 22, 2019
Beyoncé’s New Music Leaks on Spotify and Apple Music (Story)
Jan 22, 2019
Of Mice And Men Review (Story)
Jan 18, 2019
Cruise Returns Early After Norovirus Outbreak (Story)
Jan 17, 2019
Brittney Johnson Makes History as Wicked’s First Black Glinda (Story)
Jan 11, 2019
New Panic Button Apps To Prevent School Shootings (Story)
Jan 11, 2019
2-Year-Old Injured After Falling Into Rhino Exhibit (Story)
Jan 11, 2019
The R. Kelly Investigation (Story)
Dec 18, 2018
2019 Grammy Nominations (Story)
Dec 14, 2018
OCSA Senior, Geraldo Salcedo, Gets Accepted to Yale Through QuestBridge! (Story)
Dec 13, 2018
Teacher Arrested After Forcibly Cutting Student’s Hair While Singing National Anthem (Story)
Dec 11, 2018
Officer Indicted for Murder in Botham Jean’s Fatal Shooting (Story)
Dec 05, 2018
Ariana Grande’s New ‘Thank U, Next’ Music Video Breaks Record (Story)
Dec 03, 2018
Check your Hotel Pools! (Story)
Dec 03, 2018
Dear Evan Hansen is Becoming A Movie (Story)
Dec 03, 2018
Madea’s Farewell Play Tour Stops in Orlando (Story)
Nov 29, 2018
Elton John Cancels His Show (Story)
Nov 29, 2018
A Private University Disallows Students to Eat at Chick-fil-A (Story)
Nov 26, 2018
Chick-Fil-A Starts Home Delivery (Story)
Nov 26, 2018
Thousand Oaks Mass Shooting Sparks Debate on Gun Control (Story)
Nov 15, 2018
Katy Perry Slams Trump For His Tweet (Story)
Nov 13, 2018
A Code Word Hero (Story)
Nov 13, 2018
Clifford the Big Red Dog returning to TV (Story)
Nov 13, 2018
13 Year Old Kidnapped in North Carolina (Story)
Nov 07, 2018
A Walk On the West Side: West Side Story Review (Story)
Nov 05, 2018
‘Boy Meets World’ Actor Stops an Intruder (Story)
Nov 05, 2018
Tick- & Mosquito-Borne Diseases Are Increasing (Story)
Nov 05, 2018
Ariana Grande Drops Surprise New Song About Her Exes (Story)
Nov 02, 2018
Fatal Shooting at North Carolina School (Story)
Nov 02, 2018
Teens & E- Cigs (Story)
Oct 29, 2018
The First U.S. Sign Language Starbucks Opens (Story)
Oct 29, 2018
West Side Rehearsal Update! (Story)
Oct 24, 2018
Cornerstore Caroline & The Other Opressors, Stop Calling the Cops on Black People (Story)
Oct 19, 2018
The Conners’ Premiere: Ratings & Recap (Story)
Oct 19, 2018
Pete Davidson and Ariana Grande Call off their Engagement (Story)
Oct 17, 2018
Screenwriter Audrey Wells Dies The Day Before Her Film Is Released (Story)
Oct 11, 2018
Junk Food Withdrawls Are a Thing? (Story)
Oct 07, 2018
Homecoming Week: Dress Down Days (Story)
Oct 07, 2018
Cardi B Arrested and Charged With Assault After Strip Club Fight (Story)
Oct 01, 2018
Rihanna Named Ambassador of Barbados (Story)
Oct 01, 2018
Football Player Ineligible Due to Homelessness Gets Back On the Field & Offered a Home (Story)
Sep 27, 2018
Cody Igo’s Eagle Project (Story)
Sep 23, 2018
Male Dancers Fired for Nude Photo Accusations (Story)
Sep 18, 2018
Star of “The 100” Charged for Domestic Abuse (Story)
Sep 17, 2018
Hurricane Apps That Can Save Your Life (Story)
Sep 17, 2018
Rapper In A Wreck (Story)
Sep 14, 2018
George Zimmerman Threatens The Carters (Story)
Sep 11, 2018
A Feud At Fashion Week (Story)
Sep 10, 2018
Rapper Mac Miller Dies At 26 (Story)
Sep 10, 2018
The Nike Boycott Over New Ad (Story)
Sep 03, 2018
Remembering A War Hero: John McCain (Story)
Aug 30, 2018
Sexism in Tennis? Female Tennis Player Penalized For Removing Top (Story)
Aug 29, 2018
Here Comes the New Bus App! (Story)
Aug 23, 2018
A New Day, A New Life, & New Students; Welcome to OCSA (Story)
May 14, 2018
Hold On To Your Guac! A Recall on Tortilla Chips (Story)
May 11, 2018
Kilauea Volcano Erupts and Spews Out Lava and Sulfur Gas (Story)
Apr 27, 2018
AP Test Dates (Story)
Apr 26, 2018
Dark Chocolate Can Improve Health (Story)
Apr 19, 2018
Millions of Eggs Recalled After Salmonella Concern (Story)
Apr 16, 2018
Spring Dance Concert (Story)
Apr 16, 2018
Osceola County District Considering New Bell Schedule (Story)
Mar 03, 2018
“Make a report, Make a difference!” (Story)
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Raquel Perry