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Current government shutdown is a nightmare

Current government shutdown is a nightmare

By Isabela Casimiro, Perspectives Editor

January 18, 2019


Filed under Carousel, Perspectives

The current government shutdown is now 28 days old and has become the longest shutdown in U.S. history after failed negotiations with the Democratic party. It all started in a meeting between President Donald Trump and Democrats Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer about border wall funding and a possibl...

Overspending on Christmas gifts, where should the money actually go?

Overspending on Christmas gifts, where should the money actually go?

By Leslie Najera-Rivas, Features editor

December 20, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Editorials

People tend to overspend on Christmas gifts, even though they are not seen in the streets; many of them are online shopping. According to Alliant, around $721 billion are spent on Christmas shopping every year. As stores begin to have discounts before Thanksgiving, buyers begin their Christmas...

A sweet treat from the coffee shop during finals week

A sweet treat from the coffee shop during finals week

By Leslie Najera-Rivas, Features editor

December 13, 2018


Filed under Carousel

As final exams week rolls around, the student-run coffee shop prepares to sell hot cocoa to classrooms from Monday through Friday. “We have an option where teachers can order hot chocolate for their entire class, kind of like an end of the semester treats and we make it, deliver it, then we give...

Snowball’s three-day field trip is back

Snowball’s three-day field trip is back

By Leslie Najera-Rivas, Features editor

December 12, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Clubs

After a year of being absent, Snowball members and sponsors are preparing to take on a three-day weekend in Laredo Taft from Jan. 18 to 20. “Snowball is a weekend retreat where we (leaders and students) go to Laredo Taft and we work with small groups and it’s led by two teen leaders and an ad...

Tips to survive finals week

Tips to survive finals week

By Ariana Alcantar, Editor in chief

December 11, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Lifestyles, Perspectives

It’s officially that time of the year when it’s common to find students downing with energy drinks, coffee and large doses of sugar to survive the phenomenon known as "final exams week." Finals are split over three days. The finals for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd period will take place on Dec. 19. Finals for 4th...

Get Santa and his elves to deliver an early gift with candy cane gram sale

Get Santa and his elves to deliver an early gift with candy cane gram sale

By Isabela Casimiro, Perspectives Editor

December 11, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Club Beats, Clubs, News

Students and staff members can send each other candy cane grams as a Christmas gift with WeGo Global’s annual fundraiser during all lunch hours until Wednesday. The idea to sell candy cane grams originated from the “Mean Girls” movie. “We’re selling them for a dollar each and it’s this p...

Band and choir on a magical trip to Disney World

Band and choir on a magical trip to Disney World

By Isabela Casimiro, Perspectives Editor

December 5, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Clubs, News

Band and honors a cappella chamber choir headed to Disney World in Orlando Wednesday where they will be leading a parade and attending a candlelight processional. “Our main performance is leading a parade through the Magic Kingdom,” band director James Wallace said. “There will be many of the Disney ...

Dance production to break hearts at annual showcase

Dance production to break hearts at annual showcase

By Ariana Alcantar, Editor in chief

December 5, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Clubs, News

Dance production is ready to perform their ‘Heartbreakers’ themed showcase on Thursday and Saturday in the auditorium.   “It's rewarding to see all of our hard work being paid off during this busy week. Despite the fact that we have some really late nights, everyone gives each dance their all so...

Athletes earn Athlete of the Fall Season award

Athletes earn  Athlete of the Fall Season award

By Ariana Alcantar, Editor in chief

November 29, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Clubs, Fall Sports, Sports

Four fall sports athletes were recognized with the 2018 Fall Season Athlete award for their hard work and success in the field of play in their respective sport. Sophomore Kendall Farm has been playing golf for four years. This year, she advanced to the state tournament. “The best part about...

Transition students run school’s coffee shop

Transition students run school’s coffee shop

By Leslie Najera-Rivas, Reporter

November 29, 2018


Filed under Carousel, News

WeGo coffee shop allows transition students to practice life skills while selling beverages to students and teachers. “It is just a good way for them to practice their skills with everything, money, interacting with people, and with following directions,” transition teacher Katie Sullivan sa...

Clubs to hold annual Barnes & Noble fundraising event

Clubs to hold  annual Barnes & Noble fundraising event

By Isabela Casimiro, Perspectives Editor

November 27, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Club Beats, News

Clubs will gather at Geneva Commons to host their annual Barnes and Noble fundraising event Wednesday. Clubs participating will be WeGo Drama, Creative Writing Club, and Chamber Choir. WeGo Drama organized the event. “It's this awesome evening where we bring a whole bunch of groups together an...

Annual turkey suit fundraiser is on

Annual turkey suit fundraiser is on

By Ariana Alcantar, Editor in chief

November 19, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Club Beats, Clubs

Students have already surpassed Student Council’s fundraising goal as they try to get teachers to wear a turkey suit.   The club has collected $444.25 of the $400 they had hoped to raise.   Funds collected will support the United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation (UMDF). Donations...

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