January 2012

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Cadets Celebrate Year’s Work

By Alexandra Gutierrez |

Every year JROTC members look forward to one thing after months of hard work: Military ball. And on Jan. 14, it was no different. At the Randolph Brooks Officers Club, the cadets shed their uniforms and let loose for the evening.

Dead Day’s Bitter Reminder

By Alexandra Gutierrez | Photo by Caitlin Cobb

Every year approximately 10,000 people die due to drunk driving. And every year, many more lose a loved one.

Dead Day was Jan. 19. Student Council walks the halls in silence as they mourn the lost lives of drunk driving victims. The rest of the student body is reminded of this occurrence every class period.

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Girls Basketball Hopes for a Playoff Run

By Richard Hernandez

As the Varsity girls basketball team prepares for their next game tonight against Lee they keep their goal in mind.

“One of our goals is to make playoffs,” head coach Tracy Hastings said.

Streety’s Road to Success

By Alexandra Gutierrez |

It isn’t the easiest job in the world to coach 14 year old boys on how to bring out their inner linebacker but head football coach, Jim Streety has been doing it for 38 seasons through blistering summers and freezing winters.

JV Girls Excited For District

Story by Brittany Weaver | Photo Courtesy Hakan Dahlstrom Creative Commons |
The JV girls basketball team faces Churchill tonight at 7:30 p.m. as they continue their battle for district.

The Case of the Missing Sherlock Holmes

By Victoria Guerrero |

There’s nothing quite like being underwhelmed by a sequel to one of your favorite movies.

Despite a $40 million opening weekend, ‘Sherlock Holmes: A game of Shadows’ fell victim to the dreaded second movie syndrome and underperformed. While the plot was just as complex as the first, it was the subtle differences in the actors and effects that dragged the movie down a notch.

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