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Take the “YOU” out of Flu

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February 12, 2020

Ways to Prevent Getting Sick During Flu Season The flu absolutely sucks. Chills, awful body aches, painful coughing, fevers, and sniffle galore. Flu season, which can sometimes feel like every season, mostly peaks from December to February but starts in October. Influenza is an acute respiratory ill...

Personal Growth

Personal Growth

January 30, 2020

What it Takes to Fully Develop as a Person As knowledge is power, the idea of maturing and fostering personal growth seems to be what all humans strive for. In fact, some individuals even see that sentiment as the meaning of life — humans are put on this earth solely to grow and pass on knowledge fo...

A Day in the Life of a Person with ADHD

A Day in the Life of a Person with ADHD

November 12, 2019

Senior Zara Hernandez Takes You Through a Typical Day with ADHD ADHD, or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, is a chronic condition identified by consistent difficulty focusing, hyperactivity, and at times, impulsivity.   The morning is always such a drag - so many options, so many things to do, so little time, and so l...

The Real Thanksgiving

The Real Thanksgiving

Alexia Partouche, Editor-in-Chief

November 11, 2019

Debunking The Myths About America’s Tastiest Holiday In 1988, the miniseries This Is America, Charlie Brown first began to air. Each episode immersed Charlie and his friends into an important event  in American history, educating thousands of young viewers. One episode in particular might sound famili...

Ecstatic Educators

Junior Cadee Calibo posing with her favorite teacher, Mr.Lefevere.

April 3, 2019

Students Share Their Thoughts Surrounding Their Favorite Teachers John Pangarakis (Junior) “Coach Moncada is my favorite teacher throughout all my years in high school. He is effective at explaining and demonstrating the key concepts one is required to understand in order to succeed in his cour...

Interpreting Dreams

February 25, 2019

Investigating If There Is A Deeper Meaning To Dreams The average person spends approximately 1/3 of their life sleeping. Dreams are inevitable while we sleep no matter what gender, age, nationality, or species we are. Since we spend so much time sleeping many people have made it their life’s work ...

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