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Students Warned Against Sexting

Students Warned Against Sexting

ClaraGrace Pavelka, Managing Editor

March 29, 2018


Filed under Opinion

With the click of a camera and a quick send, a girl or boy's risque photos can be sent out on social media for anyone and everyone to see for the rest of their lives. During intimate relationships, some couples are sending each other pictures of themselves expecting privacy between the two. But unfortunately,...

It’s Not Cool To Juul In School

It’s Not Cool To Juul In School

ClaraGrace Pavelka, Managing Editor

February 23, 2018


Filed under Opinion

The juul, an electronic cigarette, has replaced the days of ash trays and dense cigarette smoke with new scents ranging from sweet to none at all. The juul was created in 2017 by Pax Labs with an iconic design meant to catch teenagers' attention. It resembles a flash drive and charges in an USB port...

Is the Library a Lost Cause?

Is the Library a Lost Cause?

Hannah Morris, Reporter

October 17, 2017


Filed under Opinion

The library has always been a place students have relied on for gathering information and resources. However, students in today’s world of advanced technology question if information gathered from cell phones and computers is replacing the need for a traditional library. Even though certain technology...

Kick Back With Kalia

Kick Back With Kalia

Kalia Foster, Writer

April 27, 2017


Filed under Opinion

The Gulf Coast Humane Society is the largest no-kill shelter for adoptable dogs, cats, puppies, and kittens. It was founded on January 15, 1945, and has been providing the best care to orphaned animals ever since. I started volunteering last week, and I have been able to help dogs as much as I can. ...

New Courses to be Available Next School Year

New Courses to be Available Next School Year

Beth Hicks, Writer

April 4, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Have you been looking for a class to spice up your school life? Ever wanted to pursue career experience that wasn’t offered? Well, we caught up with the Dean of Instruction, Mrs. Martinez, to get information about the new courses that will be offered next year.

Kick Back With Kalia

Kick Back With Kalia

Kalia Foster, Writer

March 3, 2017


Filed under Opinion

For the past few days in Mr. Olvera's art class, we have been working on a project that requires us to draw or paint a subject of our choice, like Spongebob and others or sports logos. I have been drawing Lucia Liu who was featured in ID magazine. I saw her photo on Instagram. She wore a pink outward...

Dual Credit vs AP Classes

Dual Credit vs AP Classes

Ashlee Burns, Managing Editor

February 24, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Throughout the campus, students are beginning to decide their classes for the upcoming school year. Between required courses and electives there is already an overwhelming number of options, but what about dual credit and advanced placement, or AP, classes? By now it is likely you've heard of dual...

The Spiritual Reason I Have Dreadlocks

The Spiritual Reason I Have Dreadlocks

Lexi Montes, Writer

February 17, 2017


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I have had my dreads for almost two years now. Every day I walk with confidence, and I never find myself being “alone”. Although I always feel like an outsider, I wouldn’t change a thing about that. Dreadlocks carry a very spiritual meaning that is often misunderstood in today’s society....

Lessons Forgotten from 9/11

Lessons Forgotten from 9/11

Beth Hicks, Writer

February 16, 2017


Filed under Opinion

I remember the first time I watched the documentary “9/11”, made by French film makers and brothers, Jules and Gédéon Naudet. They started out trying to make a movie about a rookie firefighter as he spent his first few months on the job. They ended up accidentally recording footage of one of the...

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