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International Pen Pals: Beyond Letters

International Pen Pals: Beyond Letters

May 22, 2019

Many students on campus take classes at some point during their high school careers to learn a foreign language. With that, one of the best ways to learn a foreign language is to practice. Students in Kim Fowler’s Spanish two class have been fortunate enough to authentically practice their best Spanish: they have been writing and receiving pen pal letters with high school students in Spain.

Ultimate Frisbee Team Travels to State Tournament

Ultimate Frisbee Team Travels to State Tournament

May 17, 2019

One of the school's most successful teams, with a record of 15-2 this year, is also one of the most u...

11 Students Recognized

11 Students Recognized

May 6, 2019

As the year comes to an end, outstanding students are being recognized for their achievements. Recently,...

American Climate Action

American Climate Action

April 27, 2019

On Nov. 6, 2018, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was elected to the United States House of Representatives and immediate...

Critical Selection

Critical Selection

April 25, 2019

  Music, regardless of how subjective, transformative, and personal of a subject it ought to be, is, unfortunately, the instigator of conflict, spite, and ultimately...

AcDec Miscalculation

AcDec Miscalculation

April 24, 2019

The Academic Decathlon team competed in the 2019 California Academic Decathlon Competition in Sacramento only to find out that only one Varsity member was eligible to compete at the Regionals Competition.

Easter Sunday Bombing

Easter Sunday Bombing

April 24, 2019

On April 21, 2019, Easter Sunday became a day of grieving and great loss, shocking the world as a result of the great tragedy that took place.

The Psychology Behind Mental Illnesses

The Psychology Behind Mental Illnesses

April 22, 2019

While the exact science of where mental illnesses stem from, the psychology and science of how these illnesses work has become an increasingly interesting and prominent topic, especially to high school students.

Review: “Ventura” Epitomizes Artistic Redemption, Imbues Optimism

Review: “Ventura” Epitomizes Artistic Redemption, Imbues Optimism

April 20, 2019

“Ventura,” the latest release from California-based hip-hop artist, rapper, and multi-instrumentalist Anderson .Paak stands as the fourth project in a series of city-based compositions, coming less than a year removed from the polarizing 2018 release of “Oxnard." .Paak’s newest project marks a return to his creative identity that succeeds sonically in spite of its organizational shortcomings.

Public Art Sparks National Controversy

Public Art Sparks National Controversy

April 19, 2019

In 2005, the Petaluma Public Art Ordinance organized a “master plan” to implement a public art program in Petaluma. 14 years, $150,000, and one Wall Street Journal article later, Petaluma has received national attention for an art project involving five bathtubs on 17 to 23-foot poles. On March 14, the project was appealed by Petaluma citizens; thus, the city has instructed any work to halt.

Student Jazz Combo Supplies Service and Soundtrack to Community

Student Jazz Combo Supplies Service and Soundtrack to Community

April 18, 2019

The recent growth for the school’s dynamic music program, which emphasizes concert, choral, and jazz performance, is due in part to the emerge of student-organized jazz combos.

Experiencing Burnout in High School

Experiencing Burnout in High School

April 18, 2019

Many students experience the serious issue of burnout, as the overwhelming amount of work they experience from balancing school and jobs or extracurriculars. The work built up from priorities students need to do often yields few feelings of success and accomplishment, resulting in the detrimental effect of burnout.

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