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Cultural appropriation: no one wants to talk about it

Kayla Estrada, Editor in Chief | December 16, 2019

Timothy Hicks’s AP Language and Composition wrestles with philosophy, the American dream, and systematic oppression. Hicks talks about these topics in such a way that no student feels uncomfortable. Laughter typically breaks up serious conversations.   Tuesday afternoon’s class was different. Unsettling. Quiet. Students walked in to two images up on the board: one of Saartjie Baartman,...

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Bond issue back on the ballot in March

Anna Saxton, Staff Writer | December 16, 2019

Students take agonizingly small steps as they walk through the busiest intersection in the hallways. Bumps, nudges, and pushes are not an uncommon occurrence here, as impatient highschoolers packed shoulder to shoulder rush in order to make it to class on time.  “A lot of people don’t like walking through there,” said senior Grace Nishimori. “It’s terrible,” responds senior Lauren...

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Emma Stutzman, 10
Josiah Taylor, 11
Ian Meeker, 11

Ian Meeker, 11

December 6, 2019

Paige Dwyer, 9

Paige Dwyer, 9

November 15, 2019

Grant Shields, 12

Grant Shields, 12

November 13, 2019

Focus on mental health

December 16, 2019

At the start of the 2019-2020 school year, administrators, counselors, and teachers commit to understanding the mental health of the student body. Plans are in place to build relationships and lessen the stigma of talking about mental health.

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The Unlikely Heroes of Squad 12

Abigail MacNeil, Section Editor | November 19, 2019

It’s a normal day in Coast City: you get on the bus, go to school, come home, repeat. Nothing new, nothing out of the ordinary. That is, until mad scientist Dr. Agon decides to unleash his weapons in order to take over the world. The future seems doomed, but something even more unexpected happens: your bus driver asks you and your fellow classmates to help defeat Dr. Agon.    Seems like...

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I was fourteen when I was in a production of “High School Musical Jr” with a local community company. I got to perform iconic numbers such as “Break...

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Basketball Rundown
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History Repeats Itself

Christian Pierce | March 5, 2019

  When you think of a sports dynasty, there are a few teams that come to mind: the New York Yankees,the Boston Red Sox,the Boston Celtics, the Los Angeles Lakers, the Pittsburgh Steelers, the Green Bay Packers, the San Francisco 49ers, and last but certainly not least the New England Patriots.

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What’s Changed?

Alice Coleman | February 27, 2019

  Las Vegas, Orlando, Charleston, Parkland, and Chicago: You know these cities. Once synonymous with vacations and idyllic suburban landscapes, now synonymous with gun violence.

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