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A Long Way From Germany

A Long Way From Germany

Gabriella Rodriguez-Sanchez, Reporter October 31, 2018

A hop, a skip and a jump away from home. Or in this case, a plane ride. It’s a big adjustment coming from a foreign country to America, and sophomore Marvin Dolle decided to do just that for his education. Dolle...

History of St. Patrick’s Day

Gabriella Rodriguez-Sanchez, Reporter March 8, 2018

St. Patrick is known as a patron saint and national apostle of Ireland. Born in Roman Britain, he was kidnapped and brought to Ireland as a slave at the age of 16. He later escaped but returned to Ireland...

Zayury Ochoa

Zayury Ochoa

Paola Hernandez, Reporter January 9, 2018

"On Christmas Eve we eat food like pozole and tamales, then on Christmas day we open presents and just spend the day with family," Zayury Ochoa, 10, said.

Ricardo Castañeda

Ricardo Castañeda

Paola Hernandez, Reporter November 19, 2017

"Over the Thanksgiving break me and my family are going to unite and spend Thanksgiving with each other," Ricardo Castañeda, 10, said. "We're also going to eat food like turkey and all that other good...

Jackie Castillo

Karina Herrera, Photographer April 2, 2017

"[If I had more time] I would want to learn more in school, hang out more with my family, and I'd probably want to be more spontaneous since I have more time. I can mess up more and make it up later,"...

Elidio Barbosa

Elidio Barbosa

Jeffrey Candelaria, Designer March 30, 2017

"I would [want to] learn how to mix and master music. I want to start producing and it's a way I would want to make money and improve in my own craft. All my life I have really been into music and it has...

Student Copes with Loss During Holiday Season

Student Copes with Loss During Holiday Season

Hannah Majerczyk and Eden Amberber January 3, 2017

Life seemed to be blissful for a teenage girl. But her life changed in the blink of an eye. At the age of 15, sophomore Sydney Taylor lost an important family member, her father. One dark night, a car...

When Parents Work Holidays

When Parents Work Holidays

Riley Sims, Reporter January 3, 2017

For some, the holiday season is about spending time as a family, though for sophomore Truong Nguyen, only part of her Christmases are focused on her family. Many students have parents who work on the...

Chris Marin, 10

Chris Marin, 10

Jeffrey Candelaria, Designer January 1, 2017

I king of consider my goals for 2017 pretty basic." Marin said. "One of my biggest goals is to get a job and start saving up for a car. I've already started saving, but I don't have very much saved. I...

Ray Le, 10

Ray Le, 10

Jeffrey Candelaria, Designer December 26, 2016

"I'm proud of how i did on my finals." Lee said. "I actually spent a lot of time studying which is something i hardly ever do, and i was prepared for them. Though there were a couple like whap and algebra...

Katerina Ly

Katerina Ly

Lillian Tram, Project Manager December 14, 2016

"Sometimes [parents] don't understand how their kids feel. They have really high expectations that are hard to reach. My dad sent an email to the counselor because he wanted to get me into MST but they...

Tiana Mendoza

Tiana Mendoza

Edith Perez, Design Editor December 14, 2016

“I’m in choir and I play tennis. I mostly buy my [makeup] from the drugstore, I have a price limit you know because I don’t have a job, but over Christmas I plan on getting better quality makeup...

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