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“The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires. - William Arthur Ward

Tribute to Steven Lambert

Gelila Negesse, Editor-in-Chief June 8, 2021

Towards the end of the 2010 school year, physics teacher Steven Lambert began experiencing sharp pains, becoming severely ill. As his family pleaded to him to go to the doctors, he stifled the pain for...

Hollister Co. Recognizes English Teacher for Mental Health Advocacy

Hollister Co. Recognizes English Teacher for Mental Health Advocacy

Gelila Negesse, Editor-in-Chief March 12, 2021

He sat there in his car, whispering a silent prayer in his head. “Lord just please give me some encouragement,” he said. “I’m hungry to know that I'm not alone, that I'm doing something right....

Teaching in the Age of Coronavirus

Teaching in the Age of Coronavirus

Kaison Thepbouri October 2, 2020

  Broadcast senior Kaison Thepbouri interviewed Graphic Design teacher Cryss Godoy-Diguette about her experience with the new hybrid education model implemented as a result of the COVID-19...

Catholic Church Injustice

Catholic Church Injustice

Gabriella Rodriguez-Sanchez, Reporter October 31, 2018

Church authorities as high as Pope Francis are being accused of covering up an avalanche of sexual abuse cases ranging from churches in Ireland, Australia and even some located in cities around the U.S. Originally,...

The Tea on Food Science

The Tea on Food Science

Gabriella Rodriguez-Sanchez, Reporter June 4, 2018

Food science is defined by the Institute of Food Technologists as the improvement of foods for the consuming public, and there is much controversy surrounding the safety of and need for genetic modifications...

School Remodeling Underway

School Remodeling Underway

Gabriella Rodriguez-Sanchez, Reporter May 7, 2018

Bathrooms, hallways and history are being remodeled as school renovations take place in the upcoming months. Teachers' walls are bare, hallways have a new gleam, and some bathrooms now have doors with...

Raiders Respond to DACA Crisis

Raiders Respond to DACA Crisis

Gabriella Rodriguez-Sanchez, Reporter October 31, 2017

As she marched with her sign held high, she yelled out words of protest. She looked sternly to the Texas Capitol building, which housed the lawmakers who could change the future for her family, community...

Tiffiani Cofield

Tiffiani Cofield

Tameciah Griffin, Reporter September 8, 2017

“I started a new journey as an educator [over the summer],” Tiffiani Cofield, photojournalism teacher.

Tim Williams

Tim Williams

Lillian Tram and Edith Perez April 4, 2017

“ I might like someone when they show qualities that I find attractive. I once met someone who seemed well-educated and had a sense of humor. Another one of the key things was that they liked sports,”...

Carlos Vasquez

Carlos Vasquez

Clarissa Moreno , Photographer March 27, 2017

"I'm looking forward to going to the beaches [over the summer]," said Mr. Vasquez, teacher.

Allison Stephens

Allison Stephens

Miranda Molina, Reporter February 1, 2017

“I would like to go to more of my students events, like concerts or sports events that they are in. I get to go to a handful, but I want to go to more,” English Language Arts, Allison Stephens

Matt Clarke

Matt Clarke

Jeanie Torvi, Reporter November 3, 2016

“I believe brutality of any kind is wrong, and especially when it comes from people in authority who might be abusing their power and the interest of their own personal ambitions. I think police brutality...

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