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California Fires

California Fires

Austin Nguyen, Reporter

October 12, 2017

Fires in California are quite frequent, with many people already knowing what to expect. Fires always happen around California, so there are always safety precautions placed. But the fire blazing through California right now are a sign that even with so much preparation, no one can be 100% ready. This...

Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month

October 12, 2017

Chess Club

Chess Club

Rachel Iyer, Reporter

October 11, 2017

When the meeting starts Mr. Judd Farris asks the student their "score" referring to a rating system used in chess to estimate the strength of a player. This is determined by the player's performance in chess.  Then on the white board he writes down the matches for the tournament (the score helps him...

Why We Are Having A Break This Week: Columbus Day and Staff Development Days

Why We Are Having A Break This Week: Columbus Day and Staff Development Days

Erith Won, Reporter

October 9, 2017

As you may already know, this weekend is a four-day weekend. Why? Well, today is Christopher Columbus Day. Columbus Day is one of the 10 official federal holidays, meaning that federal workers get a break on that day. Students like us also get the day off. The reason we celebrate Oct.9 as Columbus Da...

Catalonia’s Independence from Spain!

Catalonia’s Independence from Spain!

Vishnu Sreenivasan, Chief Producer and Editor

October 6, 2017

Catalonia is an an autonomous community of Spain. That means even though it has it’s own government and capital it is considered to be part of Spain. Catalonia had a vote on Sunday October 1, 2017. 90 % of the people voted in favor of independence from Spain. Catalonia is one of the wealthiest commun...

THIS WEEK IN POP CULTURE SUPER ARTICLE : SEPTEMBER EDITION

THIS WEEK IN POP CULTURE SUPER ARTICLE : SEPTEMBER EDITION

Oliver Barnfield, Keshav Laxminarasimhan, and Branton Greenberg

October 6, 2017

Since September 5th, Oliver Barnfield has been writing and compiling semi-weekly updates on all things pop culture. Recently he has taken a brief break and Keshav Laxminarasimhan has taken over. These articles are a very popular feature on the site, and as the month comes to a close, we decided to compile...

Bake & Eat Club

Bake & Eat Club

Amber Xiao, Reporter

October 6, 2017

Last Thursday, the Bake & Eat club launched their second meeting. They had planned on baking red velvet cupcakes. At first, the meeting went slowly, due to the fact that there were new members just getting to know the club.  Currently, there are 38 members in the Bake & Eat club, when there...

This Week In Pop Culture: 9/12/17

This Week In Pop Culture: 9/12/17

Oliver Barnfield, Cool Guy/Entertainment Editor

October 5, 2017

Hello there, and welcome to This Week in Pop Culture, where you can catch a glimpse of what’s going on in TV, Movies, and Music through the lens of a 7th grade student. (That’s me!) I know I said I would be taking a break from this column and Keshav will be my temporary replacement, but that chang...

Chuseok: Korean Thanksgiving

Chuseok: Korean Thanksgiving

Erith Won, Reporter

October 5, 2017

In the United States, the month of thanks is November, but for Korea, it’s October. Korea’s Thanksgiving is called Chuseok(추석). Chuseok is on the 15th day of the 8th month in the lunar calendar and falls on a different date every year. This year, it’s on October 4th. Chuseok is a celebratio...

Inside Volleyball: Photography

Inside Volleyball: Photography

Lucy Wassmuth, Reporter

October 4, 2017

I went to Pearson Ranch Middle School to see what the 7th grade volleyball girls were up to, and I got a few pictures.  

Rainy Day Photos

Rainy Day Photos

Oliver Barnfield, Rachel Iyer, and Sharanya Karanam

October 2, 2017

It was a cloudy, gloomy overcast day. The kind that most photographers would stay inside for. But not us. Rachel, Sharanya, and I ventured out to take pictures of this post pour down morning. Here is what we captured in all its unfiltered glory.  

Ways People are Disrespecting the Flag

Ways People are Disrespecting the Flag

Rachel Iyer, Reporter

October 1, 2017

It is very important to respect your flag and everybody should at least know how to respect our flag. Aside from obvious rules like not talking during a flag ceremony or folding it a certain way when you take the flag down, there are important rules that most people are not aware of. According to t...