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Transitioning from private dance academies to public school for the first year in his life, David Ramos is making it a priority for students to feel comfortable with their bodies and dance abilities. He encourages them in finding the joy in dancing rather than viewing it as a burden in their school day. “Mr. Ramos has helped me see that dance isn’t just a chore that students should hate showing up for,” said sophomore Aundrea Soto.

A new step

Annaliese Long, Staff Reporter October 18, 2021

After leaving behind private dance academies to come teach at public school, new dance instructor David Ramos has been in for a major adjustment. Switching from teaching young adults ready to enter dancing...

The SWAG club has multiple meeting spots and one of them is in the center of campus at the tree. Mondays at the break we pray for the school and the start of everyones week. We will read a verse and then pray, junior Brooke Adams said.

SWAG Club

Ashley Weston, Reporter September 30, 2021

The Student Warriors Awakening Generations (SWAG) Club is a faith-based club made to welcome people and be a safe haven. Anyone can join and partake in the activities and games during their meetings, which...

Junior, and third year student of 3D Animation Technology, Kira Klafter shows the process of designing a character. Its a lot of fun to work with all these programs, Klafter said. You learn a lot about what goes into making designs look good.

Creative design and entertainment attracts students

Julia Hubbell, Entertainment/Opinions Editor September 22, 2021

As of this school year, there is a new group of students that will become future interior designers, audio mixers, and digital photographers here on campus. The addition of the Program of Emphasis, gives...

Latinos In Action

Latinos In Action

Marcela Maya, Staff Reporter September 15, 2021

Latinos In Action (LIA) is one of several leadership classes in which Latino students are able to grow as leaders and prepare themselves for what the future awaits for them after high school. In class,...

Members of Cinema Club converse in the TV Production room, where they will be working on their club film during meetings. “I feel like I’m gaining knowledge about the making of films and making new friends,” sophomore Hannah Waller said.

Cinema Club

Annaliese Long, Staff Reporter September 15, 2021

Cinema Club is ready to kick off the new school year. Sponsored by Television Production teacher Brian Keyes, the club meets every Wednesday from 1:30-2:00pm in room 2-111, the perfect place for film-loving...

On Sept. 7, the 2nd meeting of Sunshine Club was held, although it was a first for many new members. As a welcome, the group sat in a circle and introduced themselves one by one. Afterward, each student was rewarded with a Smartie. “Sunshine club made me feel welcome,” junior Maya Michelle said. “My goal is to make new friends and open myself up to new people.”

Sunshine Club

Avery Ranum, Features Editor September 15, 2021

If someone is looking for something fun and bright on campus, then Sunshine Club is the place for them. Sponsored by Peer Counseling teacher Mary Sams, meetings are held after school in room 6-207 twice...

Meeting in room 5-026, the Pre-Med Club gets together every other Monday. They focus on building members knowledge of medicine, with the goal of preparing them for future careers in the medical field. “I learn a lot through the activities we do, and just from being around the other members,” junior Abby Roberson said.

Pre-Med Club

Julia Hubbell, Entertainment/Opinions Editor September 14, 2021

The Pre-Med Club on campus meets every other Monday in sponsor and biology teacher Rachel Shaw’s room 5-026. Their goals are to dive into the world of medicine and allow members to test the waters of...

The SAT Club has given students of all grade levels the opportunity to receive additional practice before the upcoming testing season. Founder and senior Jiho Lee and the members of the SAT Club meet in room 8-213 after school every other Monday to assist students in achieving high scores. “It would be good if the club continues because it can benefit everyone,” Lee said.

SAT Club

Makayla Martindale, Sports Editor September 14, 2021

The Scholastic Assessment Test, more commonly known as the SAT, has been a prominent part of high school since 1926 and is a crucial aspect for those looking to continue their education after graduating....

Kiera Moore sits in front of her collection of dice as she participates in an adventure at Friday, Sep. 2’s Dungeons & Dragons club meeting. “I’ve been playing D&D for about 4 years,” Moore said. “A friend of mine invited me to play because I bought her a D&D starter kit from Barnes and Noble.”

Dungeons & Dragons: an adventure from home

Faith Shimick, News and Copy Editor September 14, 2021

Every Friday from 2:30 to 3:30, Dungeons& Dragons players of all experience levels gather in English teacher Andrea Krajewski’s room, 5-208. For an hour, players sit with friends battling imaginary...

The NAHS meets every other Friday in room 7-105 after school. Students work on improving their artistic skills and working together in projects.

National Art Honors Society

Marcela Maya, Staff Reporter September 14, 2021

Every other Friday in room 7-105, students meet for the National Art Honors Society (NAHS) from 2:30 pm to 3:15 pm. The club focuses on students improving their art skills by working together and helping...

Senior and co-president Victoria Camposano welcomes students to French Club’s first meeting of the year on Friday, Sep. 3. Ideas such as French film nights and other club activities were shared.

French Club

Julia Moon, Editor in Chief September 14, 2021

On Friday, Sep. 3, after a few years of inactivity, the French Club and French National Honor Society are back on campus. Sponsored by AP French teacher Sandra Agathe and meeting every other Friday in...

Junior Rebecca Montanez attempts to catch a football at the Lunch Jam pep rally on Friday, Aug. 13. “We’re having so much fun and I love showing off my school spirit,” Montanez said. “To get involved, I go to the sports games, join clubs and participate in events like this. It brings everybody together.”

Lunch Jam: was it the jam?

As the new school year kicks off, school spirit is on the rise as popular events foster excitement in the student body. Whether students attended school virtually or on-campus last year, many seem eager...

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