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Manleaders

Manleaders

Sara Cabrera, Copy Editor

May 23, 2014

The tables were turned during the month of April as male Vikings came together for cheer practice, on Mondays and Wednesdays, from 3:00 pm until 5:00 pm preparing to support their fellow lady Vikings at their annual Powder Puff. The game took place on Thurs., May 1, at 6 p.m. at the Allen Layne stadium.   While...

Five Questions with Oriana Harder and Christopher Cruz

Five Questions with Oriana Harder and Christopher Cruz

Sara Cabrera, 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: How has your overall experience been with having to play the role of Beatrice with you...

5 Questions with Tracy Molina

5 Questions with Tracy Molina

February 28, 2014

On Feb. 18, Tracy Molina was informed that she placed to go to regionals for Skills USA, which will take place in San Diego, after winning a bronze medal for Intermediate Drafting Engineering.   Q1. Why did you sign up to be a part of Skills USA? A1. I signed up last year and I thought...

5 Questions with Ms. Pena

5 Questions with Ms. Pena

Sara Cabrera, Copy Editor & 5 Quest0ions with Section Editor

February 26, 2014

After the recent passing of Mr. Child, newcomer Ms. Pena is permanently taking over his five English classes who have had to adjust to 3 different substitutes during the 1st semester.   Q1. Where did you attend college? A1. After I graduated from Downey in ’04, I went to Long Beach City...

Spirit Week

Spirit Week

Sara Cabrera, Copy Editor

February 2, 2014

As the wrestling match and basketball game against Warren High School approached students showed their excitement during Spirit Week from Jan. 13 through the 17. Monday was Pajama Day, Tuesday was Hipster Day, Wednesday was Camouflage or Pink day, Thursday was Preppy Day, and Friday was Viking Pride...

The Crucible

The Crucible

Sara Cabrera, Co-Copy Editor

January 7, 2014

Mr. Hansen’s Drama Production class has rehearsed every day during and after 6th period, since the first week of October for their performance of The Crucible. The play premiered in the B building theater on Friday, Dec. 13 and will continue onto Friday, Dec. 20. “Opening night was amazing. We had...

Roar

Sara Cabrera, Copy Editor/ Writer

November 1, 2013

“Roar”, the lead single of Katy Perry’s fourth studio album, Prism, made its official radio debut on Aug. 10 and was released on iTunes on Aug. 12. The song composed by Perry, Dr. Luke, Max Martin, Bonnie McKee, and Cirkut spent 11 weeks on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and topped music charts in eig...

A volleyball player’s worst nightmare

A volleyball player’s worst nightmare

Sara Cabrera, Writer/ Copy Editor

October 18, 2013

Volleyball player Jennise Cubas, 12, could not take advantage of ending her last summer in high school in the best way possible, because the morning of July 18, she was severely injured, causing her to get 3 layers of stitching in her arm. While washing dishes, Cubas reached over attempting to set...

Five Questions with Tristan Esparza

Five Questions with Tristan Esparza

Sara Cabrera, Copy Editor

October 8, 2013

During practice on Monday, September 21, varsity player Tristan Esparza, free safety on the football team, severely hurt his head when coming down from blocking a play.   Q1. How did you injure your neck? A1. During practice, I jumped up to block a pass and when I came back down I landed...

Five Questions with Anthony Munoz

Five Questions with Anthony Munoz

Sara Cabrera, Parents & Teachers Section Editor

June 14, 2013

Junior Anthony Munoz performed in three numbers during the Dance Review, the annual end of the school year recital, as the only male to perform at this event. He has had a strong passion for dancing since he was a small child, and put his talent to use when he made color guard his freshman year in 2011....

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