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The Pandemic and Me

About the Writer Genesis DeLodge, Staff Reporter April 6, 2021

I think I speak for everyone when I say that this pandemic has exhausted me. It has exhausted me in every way imaginable, physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually. I have never been more...

The weekly expenses of a high school student

The weekly expenses of a high school student

About the Writer Albina Mustafi, Staff Reporter March 3, 2021

In between everything that goes on in a high school student's life, it's easy to lose track of the amount of money that we spend. At this age, it's crucial that we learn how to manage and use our money...

The finished product!

DIY Embroidery Hoop Spider Web

About the Writer Helen Vasquez, Staff Writer October 30, 2020

Halloween is probably my favorite holiday. I love getting to find a cute costume and I love to decorate even more. Since my family never decorates, I thought it would be cool to make my own decoration....

The Quarantine Chef

About the Writer Monica Guajardo, Staff Reporter May 16, 2020

I absolutely love to cook. I found this recipe on Pintrest and I have been cooking it ever since. The recipe is Pasta E Fagioli Soup from Creme de la Crumb. It is cooked in an instant pot. It takes 30...

Senior pictures taken at Harvard Mock Trial.

Quarantine Continued

About the Writer Monica Guajardo, Staff Reporter May 15, 2020

April honestly flew by. It is May now and I am supposed to graduate in two weeks, but it won't happen. We will have a ceremony in June which will hopefully not be a virtual walk across a stage....

Using a timer, senior Karla Charqueno captures a photo of herself in her cap and gown. Charqueno imagined a very different end to her senior year than spending it in quarantine.

What happened to April?

About the Writer Karla Charqueno, Staff Writer, Opinion Editor April 24, 2020

Even though it’s makeshift, I have a mask to wear outside now. When I finally went outside after being in my home for a week, I’ve noticed not too much has changed; a horde of masks and gloves are...

Senior pictures taken at Harvard Mock Trial.

Life of a Senior in a Pandemic

About the Writer Monica Guajardo, Staff Reporter April 15, 2020

At this point, everyone knows about the COVID-19 pandemic and has been adversely impacted by it. My life literally came to a screeching halt. March 12 was the last time I stepped into the high school and...

Using a timer, senior Karla Charqueno captures a photo of herself in her cap and gown. Charqueno imagined a very different end to her senior year than spending it in quarantine.

Life in the apocalypse, aka the COVID-19 pandemic

About the Writer Karla Charqueno, Staff Writer, Opinion Editor April 9, 2020

What’s life like during the apocaly-sorry-a pandemic?  Pretty much the same, but now that I’m talking about it, when the apocalypse really does happen, there would be even more homework than...

My good-bye to basketball

My good-bye to basketball

About the Writer Cheyene Howell, Photo Editor February 20, 2020

My time playing for the Ada Lady Cougars is coming to an end. Our team just had senior night, and I am one of the three seniors that were celebrated. It was exhilarating and exciting and just fun to get...

Christmas Gifts for the Whole Family

Christmas Gifts for the Whole Family

About the Writer Monica Guajardo, Staff Reporter December 13, 2019

It is the holiday season and it is time to buckle down on gifts. Christmas is roughly two weeks away. I have made a list of a few things to get everyone in your family. Father Arctic /Yeti Cup ...

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