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Five Questions with the deans of discipline

Five Questions with the deans of discipline

Moises Martinez, Community Section Editor June 3, 2014

Two new administrators have been added to the roster this semester to help deal with Mr. Baker’s departure. The new title of Dean of Discipline has been awarded to Government teacher, Mr. Nevarez, and...

Five Questions with Oriana Harder and Christopher Cruz

Five Questions with Oriana Harder and Christopher Cruz

Sara Cabrera, Writer/ Copy Editor May 23, 2014

Students from the drama production, couple Oriana Harder and Christopher Cruz, share their experiences about taking on the roles of Beatrice and Benedict, lovers in the play Much Ado About Nothing.   Q1:...

Five Questions with Dulce Gutierrez

Five Questions with Dulce Gutierrez

Vivian Buenrostro, Co-Editor-in-Cheif April 9, 2014

Sophomore Dulce Gutierrez talks about her involvement with Polynesian dancing and how it has impacted her life. Q1: Why did you want to begin Polynesian dancing? A1: My mom put me in it when I was...

Five Questions With Justice Lucero

Five Questions With Justice Lucero

Lauren Rodriguez, Writer/Student Life Editor December 13, 2013

Aspiring musician and actor, senior Justice Lucero, starred in the indie-rock band, Arcade Fire’s newest music video for “Afterlife”, a track off the band’s newest album Reflektor. Q1: How were...

 5 Questions with Kimberly Schnars

5 Questions with Kimberly Schnars

Sara Cabrera, Writer/ Copy Editor November 18, 2013

Volleyball player, junior Kimberly Schnars was announced Athlete of the Week on Monday, November 4. Q1. What emotions were you feeling upon hearing the news? A1. I was kind of shocked when I found...

Five Questions with Christian Cruz

Five Questions with Christian Cruz

Esther Rodriguez , Parents & Teachers Section Editor November 1, 2013

Because he discovered that blue was his favorite color in elementary school, senior Christian Cruz wears all blue clothing every single day to school. Q1. When did you decide you were going to wear...

Five Questions with Joseph Navarro

Five Questions with Joseph Navarro

Lauren Rodriguez, Writer/Student Life Editor October 18, 2013

At the end of the 2012-2013 school year, junior Joseph Navarro began selling churros to save money to buy a car and he continues to do so, but now for a helpful charity, The Amigos Club. Q1. Why did...

Five Questions with Renee Berumen

Five Questions with Renee Berumen

Gabby Sanchez, Co-Editor-In-Chief June 4, 2013

Renee Berumen, the Visual Arts Department Chair, describes the work, obstacles, and extensive planning that went into a successful open house art show.   Q: When did you begin organizing this...

Five Question with AP coordinator Tina Carlson

Five Question with AP coordinator Tina Carlson

Rodas Hailu, Co-Editor-in-Chief May 17, 2013

After two weeks of extensive testing, English teacher Tina Carlson reflects on her twelve years of proctoring Advanced Placement exams.   Q: How were you chosen to be in charge of the testing? A:...

Five Questions with Brenda Pardo

Five Questions with Brenda Pardo

Gabriela Sanchez , Arts and Entertainment Editor May 14, 2013

Junior Brenda Pardo began singing at the age of seven, performing in musicals and other productions and continues to challenge her vocals as a Glee Club member.   Q: How did you first get started?   A:...

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