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More than MS

More than MS

Abby Reyenga, Reporter

March 27, 2016

On a warm summer day, junior Izzy Villanueva rolled over on her fluffy white comforter and groggily looked around her room with light pink walls and beige carpet, she glanced quickly at her beloved blue lava lamp. She then started to realize her leg was asleep. She massaged her leg trying to wake it up. A...

What are you wearing?

What are you wearing?

Abby Reyenga, Reporter

March 2, 2016

Junior Talia Desanto has been known for her varying fashion choices. She is influenced by the different scene in California and those around her, but in a recent Q&A she reveals the true secret behind her style, comfort and confidence. How do you describe your sense of fashion? I would describ...

Hoverboard hype

Hoverboard hype

Abby Reyenga, Reporter

February 19, 2016

Sophomore Zach Tyler shifts his weight forward as the gadget he stands on lights up and accelerates toward his desired destination. More and more teenagers are either getting, or at least wanting, to take a ride on the hoverboard Tyler glides steadily on. A hoverboard is a balancing scooter that...

Another side of me

Another side of me

Abby Reyenga, Reporter

February 19, 2016

In the still hospital room, freshman Faith Morey’s heart monitor beeped in a steady rhythm while her mind raced with confusion. She had attempted suicide earlier that day. “That was the scariest point in my life,” Morey said looking down. “I was getting bullied at school and I was having a h...

7 Books to read in the new year

7 Books to read in the new year

Abby Reyenga, Reporter

January 8, 2016

Looking for a book that you can dive into the new year? Well look no further. These seven books are of wide variety and genres that any book lover would enjoy. Media specialist Gloria Klinger and fellow students recommended these books and most are available in the library.   The Sky is Everywhere by Jandy Nelson Wan...

Rolling towards acceptance

Rolling towards acceptance

Abby Reyenga, Reporter

December 7, 2015

When I first laid eyes on my bright yellow and pink rolling backpack, I wanted to crawl into a hole. The thought of all the judgmental stares mixed with the discouraging words from friends made me sick. Honestly, I love standing out but what my friends think of me still mattered most. The day I wal...

When is it too old to trick-or-treat?

Abby Reyenga, Reporter

November 2, 2015

I’m a late bloomer when it comes to trick or treating. At three, I wasn’t dressed up in a Winnie the Pooh costume and at eight, I wasn’t a Disney princess. Until the age of 11, Halloween barely existed to me. My family was in a freaky homeschool phase that was anti-Halloween for most of my...

Homecoming court junior Trevor Callahan

Homecoming court junior Trevor Callahan

Abby Reyenga, Reporter

October 11, 2015

The football fell into the hands of the running back. His goal now was to avoid being tackled by eleven other people. As he sprinted 60 yards, junior Trevor Callahan achieved the big play that changed his life- His fifth grade touchdown. That first touchdown propelled him into a passion for ex...