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Time capsule saves memories to be opened in 2050

Time capsule saves memories to be opened in 2050

By Ariana Alcantar, Editor in chief

April 30, 2019


Filed under Carousel, Clubs, Lifestyles, News

With the purpose of leaving the school and the students’ legacy, senior Emily Carroso started a time capsule that will be opened in 2050. “The project’s purpose is to create a time capsule that is composed of art, photographs, writing, and symbolic objects,” Carroso said. “When it is opened i...

Athletic director calls timeout, retires after 11 years

Athletic director calls timeout, retires after 11 years

By Ariana Alcantar, Editor in chief

April 16, 2019


Filed under Carousel, Features, Lifestyles

The friendships made, the multicultural environment, and the passions for sports are characteristics that athletic director, Doug Mullaney is going to miss when he retires Oct. 1. “I love the multicultural school, there is no doubt the lessons that I have learned here,” Mullaney said. “I (al...

Activities so you can enjoy spring break from home

Activities so you can enjoy spring break from home

By Ariana Alcantar, Editor in chief

March 21, 2019


Filed under Carousel, Lifestyles, News

Staying home for spring break has its advantages. Make the most out of it and visit local food shops, thrift shops, and enjoy the activities communities have to offer. Here is a list of places and activities for spring break within the area. Eat cupcakes or frozen yogourt: Located in downtow...

School internship turns into a love for drama

School internship turns into a love for drama

By Leslie Najera-Rivas, Features Editor

March 21, 2019


Filed under Carousel, Features, Lifestyles, News

While exploring different paths and doing an internship, drama teacher Mark Begovich developed a passion for drama. “I (actually) saw myself on a different path for a long time. When I was growing up, I wound up doing some tutoring and then I was an intern,” Begovich said. “I had to teach ...

‘Little changes’ to stick to New Year’s resolutions

‘Little changes’ to stick to New Year’s resolutions

By Ariana Alcantar, Editor in Chief

January 30, 2019


Filed under Carousel, Lifestyles, Perspectives

It's been a month since the new year began and if there is something that always predominates between the change of one year and another is  'New Year’s resolutions' many of which include weight loss. But what happens to those series of personal goals you set to meet in a few months? Actually, there are...

Senior moves on from classrooms to battlefields

Senior moves on from classrooms to battlefields

By Ariana Alcantar, Editor in chief

January 22, 2019


Filed under Boys Track, Carousel, Features, Lifestyles, News, Sports, Spring Sports

Following in his lifelong dream, senior Mark Perez enlisted in the United States Marine Corps and will head to boot camp after graduation. “I’ve always wanted to do it as a kid and I’ve never changed my mind. Now that I’m age appropriate to join, I just did it,” Perez said. The Marines...

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...

Senior athlete enjoys running lifestyle

Senior athlete enjoys running lifestyle

By Ariana Alcantar, Editor in chief

October 19, 2018


Filed under Boys Cross Country, Carousel, Fall Sports, Features, Lifestyles, News, Sports

Three-year varsity cross country runner and captain senior Kamal Patel is enjoying his last season as a high schooler. “I would say that running is so great that it almost helps our body in every situation. It’s a lifestyle, it keeps the body in good shape, helps you concentrate, focus on study...

Undefeated golfer heads to state tournament

Undefeated golfer heads to state tournament

By Isabela Casimiro, Perspectives Editor

October 12, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Fall Sports, Features, Girls Golf, Lifestyles, News

Four-year golfer, sophomore Kendall Farm remains undefeated for the season and is now heading to state Friday and Saturday. Farm won first place on Sept. 24 at the Upstate Eight Conference, regionals on Oct. 4, and sectionals on Oct. 8. Farm shot a 79 in the conference at The Bridges of Popla...

Teachers walk 60 miles to help fight breast cancer

Teachers walk 60 miles to help fight breast cancer

By Leslie Najera-Rivas, Reporter

September 12, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Lifestyles, News

English teacher Jen Culbertson and special education teacher Catherine Thielberg joined the fight against breast cancer in the Susan G. Komen 3-Day walk this summer. “It was the hardest thing we have ever done, both during the training we did for seven months, the fundraising, and the actual even...

The 5Ws and more for upcoming AP tests

The 5Ws and more for upcoming AP tests

By Mayeli Vivaldo, Editor in chief

May 1, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Features, Lifestyles

Starting from Monday to May 18, 429 students will take a, if not more than one, Advanced Placement (AP) test after nearly a year of studying for it. According to Assistant Principal Allister Scott, 76 freshmen, 87 sophomores, 140 juniors, and 126 seniors have signed up for AP testing. This y...

A year without a birthday

A year without a birthday

By Ariana Alcantar, Multimedia Editor

February 28, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Features, Lifestyles

Senior Jeremy Belingon is a leap year baby and having to wait four years for his birthday is nothing out of the ordinary. “I love my birthday,” Belingon said. “It doesn’t have a huge impact on who I have become or anything I (have) accomplished.” Belingon likes to joke around with everyo...

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