Presidents’ Day Unites Nation in Tribute to Leaders Old and New

Reported by Breeze Ruiz Everyone widely recognizes the face on the one-dollar bill. This founding father, military officer, and first President of the United States served from 1789 to 1797. He demonstrated outstanding leadership skills by leading the Continental Army to victory in the Revolutionary War and played a pivotal role in creating the U.S….

Chicago: Madison’s Latest Play Based on a True Story

Reported by Anahi Avolos The performances for Chicago are tonight and tomorrow at 7pm, and february 3rd at 2pm. Students from theater, choir, and even some members of the Dollies will be starring in the play. With outstanding vocals from Olivia Sereno playing as Roxie, and Mayan Rodriguez as Velma, along with the ensemble singing…

Updated Playoff Picture

Reported By Giovani De La Torre As the NFL Playoffs are coming to an end with only one game left before Super Bowl LVIII, 4 teams remain standing with a chance to make an appearance in the Super Bowl. The two final playoff games will both be January 28th, hosting the AFC Conference championship, the…

Chemistry Complexity

Reported by Landen Anciso Madison offers 425 different classes, but when students are asked about the hardest class, Chemistry is often the most cited. This includes Chemistry, Chemistry Honors, and AP Chemistry. For instance, student-athlete Athlete Jacqueline Espinosa said “What makes Chemistry hard is learning the complex processes of hybrids and resonance. It can be…

Swinging for Success

Reported by Aiden Guerra Ava Jacobs, a student from the Madison golf team, scored a 100 at a recent competition. While Ava is currently on the JV team, she hopes to join the varsity team soon and continues to improve her game. She credits her success to her coaches, Mr. Alviar and Mr. Moore. Interestingly,…

Rosca de Reyes

Reported by Breeze Ruiz The Three Wise Men, also known as the Three Kings, visited baby Jesus at the time of his birth, presenting him with gifts such as gold, frankincense, and myrrh. Latin American and Spanish-speaking countries celebrate the Day of the Reyes Magos on January 6th every year, but it is not limited…

Top 3 Ways to Make Your 2024 Better

Reported by Madison O’driscoll 2024 is said to be a big year, this year is predicted to be the biggest election year in history, with more than 50 countries participating in elections. We have a total solar eclipse in April and a surfeit of space missions from countries all around the world. Whether exciting or…

NFL Playoff Picture

Reported by Giovani De la Torre The NFL Playoffs have begun! The wild card playoff rounds will be held from January 13th – January 15th starting with the AFC. The number 7 seed, the Pittsburgh Steelers, which will be representing the AFC North going against the number 2 seed, the Buffalo Bills, representing the AFC…

January Blues

Reported by Kyra Bermudez Every year students suffer from S.A.D. You may be asking what S.A.D. even is. It stands for Seasonal Affective Disorder. For 40 years now, S.A.D has been recognized as a real disorder, being depression during certain seasons. It’s very common in a lot of people, even you may have it. But…

The Season of Giving Back; The First Annual Student 2 Student Thanksgiving Food Drive

Reported by James Arellano Madison’s Student 2 Student program organized a Thanksgiving side dish food drive yesterday. They were giving out appreciation bags with rolls, cans of green beans, cranberries, canned pumpkin, boxes of stuffing, and mashed potatoes, among other classic sides. Organized by Student 2 Student sponsor Sarah Chandler, the food drive intends to…