News

Two days until prom; enjoy what the prom committee set up

Two days until prom; enjoy what the prom committee set up

By Nicholas Norris | One of the most anticipated times of the year is upon us and the prom committee has been working hard to not only pick where prom will be held but doing all the heavy lifting behind the scenes to make it all possible. The prom committee also has an Instagram account you can follow and stay […]

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Students Protest Gun Violence

Students Protest Gun Violence

By Austin Cohea | Assistant Editor | A student-led walkout took place Friday April 20, in which students nationwide protested for stricter gun laws was a result of school shootings, which have been on the rise since the 1990s. Speaking of the 90s: the walkout was on the anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting. Per […]

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Jason Reynolds Tells Childhood Stories, Gives Writing Advice

Jason Reynolds Tells Childhood Stories, Gives Writing Advice

By Austin Cohea | Assistant Editor | Jason Reynolds is an author that has written nine books, including Long Way Down, Miles Morales Spider Man, and Sunny, a book in a four book series. He came to give student writers some advice and inspiration in his question and answer session April 6 during sixth period […]

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Things get real when graduation announcements arrive

Things get real when graduation announcements arrive

By Desiree Flores | Assignments Editor | Photo by Shamya Haywood | Josten’s Company arrived on Friday April 13,  for graduation announcement delivery. “I felt great, I know it is getting closer to the day I finally get to walk the stage, and say I made it” said senior Casey Garcia. On Wednesday May 23, […]

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Features

Seniors contemplate on ten years from now

Seniors contemplate on ten years from now

By Desiree Flores | Assignments Editor | Now as graduation looms and the year starts to flow down to the final end, we need to get an inside look on how students can be able to picture their lives in about ten years. So many things can possible change over time. Many students will be […]

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Student Crossing Guards Keep Students Safe

Student Crossing Guards Keep Students Safe

By Desiree Flores | Assignments Editor | Since students have to cross the street to get from the student parking lot to campus, two students decided to step up and begin to direct traffic early mornings to get students safely across. Seniors Amariay Easter and Jeremiah Williams, bring their own gear and begin to get out […]

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Where I’m going: McCree chooses U of H

Where I’m going: McCree chooses U of H

By Ana Calderon | Photo by Carmen Centeno | This is part of a series about individual seniors and how they chose their colleges. | Senior Marina McCree is going to the University of Houston college of architecture, she will be attending the Gerald Hines College of Architecture and the Honors College, majoring in Architecture. […]

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Where I’m going:Jacob Infante

Where I’m going:Jacob Infante

By Ana Calderon | This is part of a series about individual seniors and how they chose their colleges. | Senior Jacob Infante plans to attend The University of Texas at San Antonio. Infante decided on UTSA because it’s close to home and he really likes the campus. It’s also more affordable. Infante plans to […]

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Sports

Students, Faculty compete in tennis

Students, Faculty compete in tennis

By Austin Cohea | Assistant Editor | The student-faculty tennis tournament gave the tennis players and the teachers an opportunity to have some fun outside the classroom May 15. Ten teams competed with junior Oscar De La Torre and German teacher Sara Gutierrez winning first place. “Oscar is an awesome partner and although the competition […]

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Four student athletes to compete at regionals

Four student athletes to compete at regionals

Four individual students are heading to regionals for a variety of events. After putting in a lot of work into practice, these athletes can say that they are proud of their work. Having nearly broken a record at district, Kiana Gasque placed in two different events at area, qualifying her for regionals. Sophomore Rashod Owens […]

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Track earns awards at South San Meet

Track earns awards at South San Meet

By Nichelle Harris | The TR track season was off to a powerful start with many wins at South San. Even though it was a practice track meet, the track teams came to show everyone their talents. Both JV and varsity boys took first place in the 400 meter relay, JV girls also first in […]

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Special Olympics basketball gets started

Special Olympics basketball gets started

By Nicholas Norris | Photo by Mi Noe | The Special Olympics basketball season is well underway. “I’m excited and ready for the great things to come this season,” said Head Coach Adam Rodriguez. The energy and pure happiness you can see each player wearing on their sleeves is something we should all strive for, […]

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Entertainment

Fortnite remains popular

Fortnite remains popular

By Bralynn Sampson | Graphic by Axel Meza | Fortnite mobile is being excessively played, and once it became mobile accessible it made $1.3 million dollars in 3 days, and $126 million in one month. This surpassed its Player Unknown Battlegrounds (PUBG) revenue. So what makes this game so addicting? Designed by Darren Sugg, this […]

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Love Simon proves touching

Love Simon proves touching

By Danessa Rivers| Love Simon is a funny and touching teen romance comedy. This film can relate to today’s generation. Love Simon is a drama and romance released March 16, 2018. Seventeen year old Simon Spier (Nick Robinson) is an average high school student except he’s gay, which is very complicated for him. He is a closeted kid […]

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Latest RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars underwhelms

Latest RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars underwhelms

By Hailey Massey | With the end of the third installment of “RuPaul’s Drag Race: All Stars,” the season left fans underwhelmed and displeased. Many thought that the setup of the season was unjust and now hope for more out of the next season, if there is one. “RuPaul’s Drag Race: All Stars” has been […]

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North London based singer needs more attention

North London based singer needs more attention

By Hailey Massey | Soundcloud-based singer Bruno Major has been known for releasing one song a month and attracting over 9,000 followers with his melodic indie-pop sound. However, even with his rising popularity, Major doesn’t receive the amount of support that his work deserves- and that needs to change. In 2016, Major strategically released a […]

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