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A Week in Yosemite

A Week in Yosemite

Michael Pasaye, Writer

February 12, 2019


Filed under Clubs & Organizations, Seniors, Student Life, Top Stories

The annual Yosemite trip led by AP Environmental Science teacher Mr. Kim began on Jan. 21 and ended on Jan. 25. The trip consisted of 50 APES students and a few chaperones including: Dr. Quintero, Ms. Foley, Mr. Huber and Mr. Hwang.   The trip began at the Downey High School parking lot w...

APES Students: Government Shutdown?

Francesca Ortiz, Writer

January 23, 2019


Filed under Clubs & Organizations, Student Life

Amidst the start of the new year, the government shutdown remains in full effect in the United States. This shutdown was due to the fact that budgetary plans cannot be agreed on concerning Trump’s wish to build the famed ‘wall’, which the democratic party opposes. As the days continue to progres...

AP Environmental Science Field Trip 2018

AP Environmental Science Field Trip 2018

Brenda Melara, Writer

February 14, 2018


Filed under Clubs & Organizations, Student Life, Top Stories

A selected group of students taking the class of AP Environmental Science joined by six chaperones went to Yosemite National Park on January 14 for their annual class field trip, in order to experience a protected natural environment, connect with nature and get to know their classmates better. Every ...

5 Questions with Leslie Fernandez and Alexis Ortiz

5 Questions with Leslie Fernandez and Alexis Ortiz

Mehak Khan, Staff Writer

May 29, 2015


Filed under Five Questions With...

On Saturday, May 16, AP Environmental Science students camped out up north for two nights and one day at the Santa Cruz Islands. Q1: What did you do on the first day? Leslie Fernandez, 12: On the first day we set up our camp and took a 5-mile hike; afterwards we all ate dinner. Q2: Why were...

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