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Too early for Christmas?

Too early for Christmas?

Natalia Sotomayor, Illustrator December 16, 2020

Secret Santa (at home edition)

Secret Santa (at home edition)

Jazmyn Contreras, Illustrator December 16, 2020

Christmas Cookies Recipes

Itzel Cabrales, Writer December 16, 2020

The holidays are right around the corner and finding fun holiday activities can become quite a handful. Baking is a hobby enjoyed by many year-round, especially during the winter season where you can get...

As Halloween comes to an end, many families are excited as that’s their cue to get the Christmas lights and start decorating early. Christmas lights help make the Christmas spirit shine as Monét Baez-Garcia explains how her and her family set up. “I feel like when the lights are all set up, everything is happier and feels like Christmas,” Monét said.

Lights Up, Christmas Is Starting!

Maya Mercado-Garcia, Photographer December 4, 2020

Is it Ever Too Early to Celebrate Christmas?

Jezabel Perez and Gissel Delgado November 26, 2020

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Many families this year will not be able to reunite with their distant relatives and Emily Orozco, 10, describes her struggles of seeing family members during the winter holidays. “This pandemic has created more obstacles to see more of our [distant] family members,” Orozco stated. “It’s not good to spend time with too many people, so we [my family] will be wishing some of our family members a happy holiday over the phone.”

Holidays During A Worldwide Pandemic

Valerie Mora , Photographer November 19, 2020

 

Loving the atmosphere Christmas brings, senior, Terrell Placide, enjoys quality time with his family and the beauty Christmas gives. “Christmas couldn’t be Christmas without the decorations. The bright and happy lights with chilly fall weather brings out a happy mood that defines the very essence of Christmas,” Placide stated.

Christmas Favorites

Jaylene Cardona, Business Manager January 4, 2020

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