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PTA: March 2011

PTA: March 2011

Roy Mendoza, Copy Editor

March 21, 2011

In an effort to inform parents, the PTA met on March 14 to discuss both the previous and upcoming events for the month. First to take the stage was Principal Tom Houts, as it was time to give his monthly report. Before touching upon any other subject, he briefly talked about the decision to place...

Spare change to fight cancer

Angelica Co, Student Life Editor

March 7, 2011

In efforts to contribute to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, the Vikings gathered together their spare change in the course of three weeks and participated in Pennies for Patients which ran from Feb 15 to March 4.  This year’s face of the campaign was a seven year old cancer survivor Eva who was...

PTA Food Drive

PTA Food Drive

Camerynn Chase

November 5, 2010

The annual PTA/ASB Food Drive began the week of Nov. 1 in the community to aid those in need. All food collected during the drive will go to the PTA who will in turn give it to a food bank based in Apollo Park called H.E.L.P.S. Room which stands for Health Education Local Pantry Services. The H.E.L.P.S....

Remember: Character Counts

In support of Bully Free Week, signs like these are posted throughout the school. Bully Free Week lasted from October 18 to the 22 along with Character Counts.

Brandon Pineda, News Editor

October 20, 2010

As an attempt to raise awareness on campus, The Associated Student Body dedicates the week of October 18-21 to recognize the growing conflict brought on by bullying as well as praising character and moral values. Across the nation, there were more than sixteen documented suicide attempts among teens...

AP: Advanced Preparation

Sarah Menendez

April 30, 2010

As the countdown for the two weeks of Advanced Placement testing comes to a close, AP students go through extensive studying in order to assure they are prepared. Whether it’s study sessions, practice tests, or review books, AP students across campus are utilizing the final hours they have left before...

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