2019 NJHSC trip to Anaheim, California

Hayli De La Garza, Staff Reporter

May 16, 2019


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On April 25, five students and one adviser took a trip to Anaheim, California to participate in a journalism convention. The convention consisted of sessions which ranged from 50 minutes to 2 hours. The sessions were taught by advisers and students, and were filled with many different topics of discus...

Andress Endgame

Jin Koo, Reporter

May 13, 2019


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The 22nd installment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, “Avengers: Endgame,” released to mass acclaim and record-breaking box-office records. The 11-year journey to reach the end of what has been billed as “Infinity Saga” has been a part of many student’s lives since the birth of the franch...

Operation College Bound

Jin Koo and Caleb Cepeda

May 13, 2019


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Recently, an event hosted by UTEP and EPCC was held to assist with graduating seniors better understand college and even register for orientation for these schools. The event appears to have been beneficial for numerous students that attended. “College bound did help me because I didn’t know the...

Student council interviews

Vivian Perez, staff reporter

May 8, 2019


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Interviews are such a minuscule problem for young teens until the age of sixteen because of jobs, but rarely heard of during school. Well on this campus it is not that rare.  Students in the month of April were given an opportunity to be a student body manager or a student council officer which all...

Spring Break Arrives

Jin Koo, Reporter

March 14, 2019


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With the break now closing in, many students have already started to anticipate the annual week off. Although as the last days of high school creep in, students also have begun to reflect on the last grading period as well as the next one. “The last nine weeks have been such a roller coaster for...

The 91st Annual Academy Awards

Jin Koo, Reporter

February 26, 2019


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The lead up to the 2019 Oscars ceremony has been riddled with various events and controversies. An “Outstanding Achievement in Popular Film” category that was introduced, then quickly removed. Then it was announced that the parts of the Cinematography, Film Editing, Live Action Short Film, and Ma...

Solo and Ensemble

Jin Koo, Reporter

February 20, 2019


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Members of the orchestra recently went on to participate in the Solo and Ensemble contest held at Hanks High School. “The event itself is where students go to a school, in this case Hanks High School, and perform either a solo or an ensemble in front of a judge in a classroom,” violinist junior...

Teens Need Caffeine

Emma Najera

February 7, 2019


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Waking up early, bags underneath their heavy eyes, going to school eight hours a day along with staying up late to finish homework, not to mention all the extra curricular activities after school, just to do it all over again. Some teenagers will fall asleep in class from how busy their schedule is,...

2019 Oscar Nominees Revealed

Jin Koo, Reporter

January 30, 2019


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On January 22nd, the nominees for the 91st Academy Awards were announced. Alfonso Cuarón’s “Roma” and Yorgos Lanthimos’ “The Favourite” lead the awards with 10 nominations each. First time nominees such as Rami Malek, Yalitza Aparicio, and Marina de Tavira will take the stage along with ...

The Last Semester Begins

Jin Koo, Reporter

January 17, 2019


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With the winter break over, we have now officially ushered in the last semester of the 2018-2019 calendar year. Several of the seniors have offered their thoughts and expectations on the last few months of their high school life. “This semester is honestly a little stressful. I am trying to graduate...

NHS Community Service Hours Deadline

Jin Koo, Reporter

December 19, 2018


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The members of the National Honor Society recently had to turn in their required thirty hours of community service for the first semester. With the NHS membership and graduation stole on the line, many were intent on obtaining their hours. Though, with different circumstances for everybody, many had...

College Fair

Jin Koo, Reporter

December 11, 2018


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There are many decisions to make after high school and various students are unsure about or have not decided on their path. The recent fair had a multitude of booths where the students could learn about different colleges or even military options. This event has proven to be beneficial to many. “The...

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