An Overview of the Arts: Semester 1 (2021-2022)April 19, 2022 | Amanda Derama
With the first semester of art finished, Mrs. Sullivan has made it a successful one for all her art students through her exemplary teaching. A lot of factors can go into the world of art, but through the use of … Read More
Op-Ed: Why Straight A’s Aren’t Always a Good Thing.January 24, 2022 | Sheila Perez
Having straight A’s will get you anywhere and everywhere you want, at least that’s what the older generation would say. You always have to be on top of your homeworks, classworks, and always aim to get 90s or above in … Read More
Protruding PurplesJanuary 11, 2021 | Rebecca Holder
Lustrous dark armor clanking as the stray
Shades of protruding purples, beginning to fade,
Seemed to look subdued by the dulling gray.
Too prideful to become weak and afraid,
She chased after the color that downplays
The growing despair to … Read More
Growth in the Face of AdversityMay 5, 2020 | Elizabeth McDonnell
COVID-19 has changed the lives of millions. Many people are getting sick and losing their jobs, and even their lives. However, in this tragedy, I am trying to make the best out of a terrible situation. It is very difficult … Read More
Fiction: “Red Wrangler”May 1, 2020 | Cydney Smith
Not a Corvette, or a BMW, but a bright red Wrangler. It’s a Jeep, he told me he had saved it for occasions like this. That explains why he rides his bike everywhere, he says it isn’t just a car, … Read More
Fiction: “Soul Mates”April 20, 2020 | Juliette Pangilinan
They stayed up waiting for this moment. Ever since they were little, it was this day that meant the most to them. Alexa and Betty, short for Elizabeth. It was going to be their 16th birthday and their soulmate’s first … Read More
Sorrys and SoftballApril 20, 2020 | Aaliyah Pacheco
It was 2:45 pm when the bell rang. Everyone in my last period U.S history class knew exactly what it meant. Whatever the turnout was, we knew tomorrow wouldn’t be the same.
“Aye, what do you think is going … Read More
Fiction: “Sweet Dreams”April 20, 2020 | Maya Beals
“Coronavirus has just now moved up to having a total of 37,820 deaths and 165,659 recovered globally. We’re encouraging that everyone stay inside and follow the instructions on the quarantine to help decrease the upward trend in some of these … Read More
Fiction: “She Purred”April 20, 2020 | Adam Aziz
The daybreak had woken her up. The air was cool as the night’s showers had made it, and her damp fur was spiking around the edges. Nifty was along the corner, drinking out of the old soup bowl which had … Read More
Poem: “A Letter to an Old Friend”April 3, 2020 | Rebecca Holder
From the cherished memories, you gave me
To those times under the fig tree.
The friendship bracelets we made together
With our hearts feeling light as a feather.
Not even sure if it was just a handful of dimes,
I … Read More
Fiction: “Spontaneous Robbery”February 11, 2020 | Elizabeth McDonnell
I’m currently slumped on my carpetless, hardwood floor. I sold my couch to pay for last month’s rent. My back hurts from sleeping on this cold surface every night. Not to mention I’m sick from yet another common cold.
With … Read More
Poetry: “The Bald Eagle: America’s Reality”February 8, 2020 | Naomi Fernandez 1
Have you heard the story about the bald eagle?
The bald eagle that flies ever so free?
Flying so close but barely touching the sea?
It wanted to be like a fish in the ocean,
But when it knew it … Read More
Poetry: “In Loving Memory of Kobe Bryant”February 3, 2020 | Ashley Ogando 2
Ten seconds left on the clock and he needed to score
The crowd screamed and watched for more
His team hustled and passed him the ball
The crowd went silent and wondered if he could make it at all
Fiction: “One More Night”February 3, 2020 | Aiden Imran
EDITOR’S NOTE: The following piece involves references to suicide that some may find upsetting or triggering. If you or anyone you know needs help, please reach out to the National Suicide Prevention Hotline, 1-800-273-8255.
She hates her sister’s curtains, she … Read More
Poetry: “Blood, Guts, and Angel Cake”January 23, 2020 | Multiple Writers
By Paige Besante and Ra’saan Stevens
Tonight I’ve soaked in cold bath water to hide every pore I bare.
The rose petals have lost their scent and I have rollers in my hair.
Cold air hits my skin and … Read More