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Veterans of our Campus: Mr. Toledo

Natalie Corona, Writer March 13, 2023

In honor of Military Day on our campus, I wanted to highlight one of the veterans we have on campus: Mr. Toledo. Mr. Toledo is one of the counselors here on campus, but prior to that, Toledo was a U.S....

About Mr. Frisher

Angelina Andrade and Gabriela Guzman February 13, 2023

In a student's high school career, the concept of a new instructor would not seem to generate much of a stir. However, a new teacher began as a coach and quickly made an impact on a student's daily routine.   In...

J Building Art

J Building Art

Alyssa Gin and Sofia Basulto December 5, 2022

  In the 4th year of this tradition, this school year's advanced art design and intermediate drawing students had the opportunity to join the annual tape mural project in J Building. Started...

From Graduate to Back in the Classroom

Cesar Lopez, Writer November 16, 2022

While some can’t wait to graduate so they never have to step foot in a classroom again, others can’t wait to go back into a classroom after graduation. Teachers, the people who mold the next generation...

Thankful Thursdays with DHS

Daniel Aguilera, Writer November 16, 2022

November has come around quickly, and with that brings the holiday seasons. After a tough couple of years, it is a great time to fully celebrate the thankfulness our student body has for our DHS staff...

Banned Book Week

Angelica Aragon and Brielle Madrigal October 24, 2022

As we go later into the school year, students take note of the autumn winds picking up as a sign that English teachers will soon let them decide their own fate.  That is to say, they will be assigned...

Addressing the Fentanyl Crisis

Cesar Lopez, Writer October 8, 2022

As you may have heard about the fatal fentanyl overdose of 15 year old girl, at a Hollywood, CA high school recently sparked conversations about the growing deadly opioid; especially among teenagers. Parents...

Are parents confident with sending their child back-to-school? Is it safe?

Miranda Ortiz, Photographer September 20, 2021

With the decision of school’s reopening state-wide and new regulations for the student’s returning on campus, parents start to search for the confidence to send their child back. Many feelings assemble...

What Teachers want Students to know

Jocelyn Gonzalez, Copy Editor September 20, 2021

As the first month of being back in school has approached, students feel, once again, the stress and the overall hecticness that is involved. With all this craziness going on, and it only being the first...

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