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Amelia Castellanos

Amelia Castellanos, Staff Writer

Hi, my name is Amelia and I am really happy to be here for my first genuine year of journalism. I have always loved reading so I thought that newspaper would be the best choice for me. I can’t wait to see what else I learn this year.

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In order for students to get to class on time, many chose to walk through the landscaping. Students like sophomore Marley Farinas are glad that there will finally be more sidewalk to walk on. “Walking on the dirt ruins my shoes,” Farinas said. “So it’s good that theyre expanding them for more walking space.”

Campus interior, exterior changes in the making

Amelia Castellanos , Staff Writer
October 16, 2023
Staff have started adding new things to show school spirit by putting the school logo to gym pads.
Student Council members are putting the finishing touches on decorations for the homecoming dance. They have been preparing for this occasion and thinking of ways to surprise the guests. “For this years homecoming, we’ve been a lot more creative with decorations, advertisements, and overall just trying to make it fun and unforgettable for students,” student council member Ysabella Felix said. “We were also able to incorporate the theme a lot more into our planning, so I hope that adds to everyone’s experience.”

Peter Pan themed homecoming tickets selling quickly

Hunter Rhee and Amelia Castellanos
October 10, 2023
Homecoming plans to be unforgettable this year.
Being new to the school and its policies, freshman Cameron Kefale signs out of the class to use the restroom. He has found these rules to be helpful with shaping school safety. “I think that the bathroom policies are actually pretty good,” Kefale said. “Lets say someone does something bad while they are gone, this rule helps them [staff]  know who was in the bathroom at that time.”

Updated District-wide Bathroom Procedures, Technology Set in Place

Amelia Castellanos, Staff Writer
September 21, 2023
Staff has recently added regulations regarding bathroom usage for students.

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