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Man-made “Stars” Advertise in Space

Katie Keovongphet, Reporter

September 19, 2019

StartRocket is a Russian company created as early as January 2019 that plans to launch satellites with the purpose of advertising company logos in space. The plan is to have the satellites form together and create company logo "constellations," as BBC news puts it. StartRocket hopes to be able to light...

How Safe is Technology?

How Safe is Technology?

Jeffrey Candelaria, Reporter

February 25, 2017

Technology plays a huge role in the world we live in today. It is widely used by millions of people on a daily basis, and most don’t know what they would do without it in their day-to-day lives. With all the new high-tech devices and smartphones released in the world today, it’s only natural that...

Career, Technology Students Use Skills to Help Homeless

Career, Technology Students Use Skills to Help Homeless

Eden Amberber, Co-Editor-in-Chief

January 3, 2017

The technology education program has put together a project in which they will create units of shelter for homeless families to sleep in at night. Instructors expect 50 units to be completed by Dec. 16. These units, or pods as the students call them, will be small, portable and lightweight. Print imaging...

iPads Not Likely to Meet Expectations

iPads Not Likely to Meet Expectations

Braedon Harris, Reporter

November 3, 2016

With the 1:1 iPad rollout ending in September, many are debating whether or not the iPads will be beneficial in classrooms. The district’s intention is to ensure equity of resources through the iPads. Despite these objectives, staff and students alike are wondering if the devices will be able to meet...

iPhone Gone Wrong

SaSchel Moore, Reporter

March 31, 2016

The fire alarms sounded through the hallways, causing every student to rush to the nearest exit. This time it was not a prank or a case of burnt cookies. A phone had caught flame. On Wednesday March 15th, roughly 25 to 30 minutes before the end of first period senior Jossalin Sanchez discovered a smoking ...

Out with the old, in with the new

Connie Ho, Co-Editor-in-Chief

December 21, 2015

As the first glimpse of daylight peeks through the windows, children race down toward the Christmas tree and unwrap packages of gaming systems and designer items. A bittersweet realization dawns upon me as I notice that the dollhouses and board games I once desired when I was their age, are no longer...

Teacher’s positivity helps him power through

Teacher’s positivity helps him power through

Brittany Davis, Reporter

April 20, 2015

The room is in semi-darkness. The light from the computer screens allow the students to type their web design notes. The teacher laughs and jokes with his students about the notes – and his arm. Technology teacher Greg Morrissey has only one arm, but he is not one to pity himself. “Within a year...

Apple room added to benefit MST students

Connie Ho

October 14, 2013

With the recent expansion of the school, the addition of the Apple room in the 500 hallway allows students to work with advanced technology. MST coordinator Emilie Baxter said the Apple room is a place for the students to work and where students can be creative. “The Apple room is a new room that...

Teachers reveal social media lives

Myles Bolden

December 14, 2012

Teachers DO have lives outside of school. Most go to stores and concerts, and have some form of social media, just like students. A majority of teachers won’t add students until after graduation, but some of their profiles aren’t hidden. “I love to post pictures, and I love to just look and...

Into the scene of technology

Into the scene of technology

Lisa Tran, Editor-in-Chief

December 14, 2012

A pool of red, fake blood flooded the tile next to the mannequin’s head. Fingerprints and footprints created a trail of blood to lure students away from the true criminal. The effects were used as a crime scene investigation, laid out for students enrolled in Forensics class. Hovering over another...