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PSAT Schedule for Oct. 25 Released

PSAT Schedule for Oct. 25 Released

October 17, 2017

The school's new PSAT test date is now set for Wednesday, Oct. 25.  Those signed up for the test need to arrive at ...

Breaking: School, PSAT Cancelled

Breaking: School, PSAT Cancelled

October 11, 2017

Petaluma City Schools will be closed until Monday, a work day for teachers. Classes will resume for students...

Breaking: No school Oct. 11

Breaking: No school Oct. 11

October 10, 2017

Principal Eric Backman confirmed that all Petaluma City Schools will be closed Wednesday, Oct. 11. All...

Breaking: No School Oct. 10

Breaking: No School Oct. 10

October 9, 2017

Eric Backman and the administration of the school have confirmed that there will be no school on Tuesday,...

Egg-cellent Tradition Returns

Egg-cellent Tradition Returns

October 7, 2017

After several years on hiatus, the infamous Egg Bowl has returned. The Gauchos of Casa Grande and the ...

Exchanging Cultures

Meheak Singh; Emma Pearce, Reporter; Page editor, reporter

October 7, 2017

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Studying abroad, whether in high school or college, seems like a dream come true for a plethora of students all across the world. The experiences had while being a foreign exchange student can form irreplaceable memories and friendships that last a lifetime. This year, multiple students have come to this school from various cou...

Teachers Still Seeks Contract

Ashley Hancock; Sean Lopez, Reporter; Page editor, reporter

October 7, 2017

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Tensions have been quite high between the school district and its teachers’ union. Sandra Larsson, union president, maintains a calm, collected demeanor as she navigates her team through incoming obstacles. The process of negotiating a contract has been drawn out and has become increasingly frustrating for both sides. Lar...

Parking Lot Problems

Martin Contreras; Polly Parakul, Reporter; News editor, reporter

October 7, 2017

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As soon as the clock strikes 2:25 p.m., chaos ensues on and off campus. Crowds of students pour out of each classroom door, athletes rush to practice, some head to office hours, and the rest hurry home. However, in order to reach their final destination, they face a common obstacle: the student parking lot. Those who drive th...

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...

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