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Beautifying the Big House

Beautifying the Big House

April 29, 2017

The campus’ third campus beautification day took place on Earth Day, April 22. A record number of stu...

Shooting Threat

Ella Ban and Holly Keaton

April 29, 2017

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After rumors of a school shooting swept through the school on Wednesday, April 19, the police located and arrested the minor linked to the threat. The juvenile used social media to perpetuate the threat, prompting calls to the police station and causing some parents to keep their children home for the day. The minor was arr...

False Fire Alarms

Jessica Tang

April 29, 2017

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In one of the more unfortunate aspects of this school year, the school has suffered a rash of false fire alarms eating up school time­ — especially during the end of lunch and the last period of the day. The persistence of the issue has been frustrating for many members of the school. Assistant Principal Stephen Owens shed so...

“Sounds of Casa” Student Performances Debut

Nellely Azpeitia and Emma Pearce

April 29, 2017

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Starting in early April, many students applied to perform in the newly introduced Sounds of Casa, that took place in the OLE or NMU every Wednesday at lunch. The first few performances began on April 5, and the last show took place on April 25. Each of the four different days had a theme: singing, spoken word, classical, and...

Bilingual Literacy Program Sets New Record

Bilingual Literacy Program Sets New Record

April 29, 2017

Every year, a select number of students qualify for a certificate of bilingual literacy; this year, a ...

Spring Concert Has Music Department Banding Together

Spring Concert Has Music Department Banding Together

April 29, 2017

From first-year players to four-year veterans, student musicians from Petaluma City Schools gathered...

Congratulations to the Academic Decathlon Team

Ella Ban

April 1, 2017

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Over spring break, the nine members of the school’s top Academic Decathlon team travelled to Sacremento to compete in the California Academic Decathlon Statewide Competition, where they were tested on ten subjects: Art, Economics, History, Mathematics, Physics, Music, Literature, Speech, Interview and Essay. Aided by advi...

Tomorrow’s Leaders Today: Leadership Program

Tomorrow’s Leaders Today: Leadership Program

April 1, 2017

Tomorrow’s Leaders Today (TLT) is a leadership program that gives students the chance to explore po...

10,000 Degrees Institution Supports College Efforts

10,000 Degrees Institution Supports College Efforts

April 1, 2017

A substantial number of sophomores in the last week of March signed up for an institute known as 10,0...

Forni Scholarship

Annie Gallo and Natalie Micco

April 1, 2017

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James Forni was a mentor, a coach, and a teacher unlike any other; through his own personal struggles, he remained an incredible role model and inspiration for his students and players. The mark he made, not only on the basketball program but on the campus itself, transformed the school into an inclusive and welcoming community. Se...

Band Teacher Conducts Her Last Spring Concert

Band Teacher Conducts Her Last Spring Concert

April 1, 2017

The school’s freshmen, concert, and symphonic bands united on Wednesday, March 15 and orchestrated ...

Petaluma an Unofficial Sanctuary City

Gabi Cervantes and Zach McGunagle

April 1, 2017

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On February 27, Petaluma became  a safe haven for people threatened by President Trump’s enforcement of immigration laws, with the city council’s  unanimous vote to accept the “It Won’t Happen Here” safeguard. This means that undocumented immigrants currently residing in Petaluma cannot face discrimination from l...

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