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  • Strong Roots Branching Out

    Strong Roots Branching Out

    Ana Daisy Torres, Journalist

    May 24, 2017

    Alisal High Students could now check Spain off their bucket list since they spent their spring break exploring new places, cultures, and tastes. READ MORE »»

  • The Toastmasters Club

    The Toastmasters Club

    Maria Luis, Journalist

    May 18, 2017

    It's very common to have a fear of public speaking but this year there is a club to help students overcome it. The president of the Toastmaster club, Alma Garcia, stumbled upon the idea when her teacher Mrs. Dixon shared her story, “I shared with my students a story from when I was their age and I was in school I was that shy person who the teacher would ask a question and would look away and wouldn'...

    “I am a shy person and I also wanted others to overcome that fear too. The purpose of the club was to help others gain confidence but it's also a way for people to make new friends,” said Toastmasters club president, Alma Garcia.

  • Working for themselves

    Working for themselves

    Cassandra Benavidez, Journalist

    May 18, 2017

    Yadira Nava and Jorge Rodriguez are Alisal’s class of 2017 valedictorian and salutatorian. Unlike many students who earn the titles, Nava and Rodriguez worked to prove something to themselves, to prove they could get through school gaining as much knowledge as possible and still be able maintain top grades without sacrificing anything.   The valedictorian, Yadira Nava, leads the senior class with the ...

    Valedictorian and salutatorian, Yadira Nava and Jorge Rodriguez, are both planning on continuing their education at a four-year university. Nava plans on attending UC Davis and goes on to say, “I feel accomplished, yet sad and excited all at the same time. We’re all taking our separate paths, but I’m excited to see what the future has for each individual.” While Rodriguez plans on attending Pomona College commenting, “I am very excited to leave high school because it is finally a chapter in my life that is going to end and therefore, a new one will begin.”

  • Making history: Two Golfers Qualify for CCS

    Making history: Two Golfers Qualify for CCS

    Maria Luis, Journalist

    May 16, 2017

    For the first time ever in school history two students qualified to go to CCS in boys’ golf - junior Gerardo Flores, who had one of the lowest scores during the MBL championship, and sophomore Roberto Aguayo. “For many years people thought that we didn't even have a golf team and for us to have a golf team and last year winning MBL and now we have a banner in the gym, it’s phenomenal. This ye...

    Coach Sunil Patel has nothing but praise for his CCS qualifiers, Gerardo Flores and Roberto Aguayo. “They take instruction really well and they're really patient. They’re gifted players too, so I didn't have to do much,” said Patel.

News

Junior AVID trip looks to inspire

Andrea Cabrera, Reporter

When spring break comes rolling around, everyone looks forward to having a week off from school and going on trips, especially when it’s with their friends. The AVID juniors got the great opportunity to go to Southern California after spring break on the AVID junior trip to visit UCSB, USC, UCLA, ...

May 23, 2017No Comments

The Toastmasters Club

The Toastmasters Club

May 18, 2017

It's very common to have a fear of public speaking but this year there is a club to help students overcome it. The president of the Toastmaster club, Alma Garcia, stumbled upon the idea when her teacher ...

Working for themselves

Working for themselves

May 18, 2017

Yadira Nava and Jorge Rodriguez are Alisal’s class of 2017 valedictorian and salutatorian. Unlike many students who earn the titles, Nava and Rodriguez worked to prove something to themselves, to pro...

Painting a New Picture

Painting a New Picture

May 16, 2017

It’s not every year the Art department receives a new addition to their staff. In fact, the last time a new Art teacher was introduced at Alisal was almost two decades ago when Jose Gil first started...

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A&E

Cooking Up Some Fun

Chris Oseguera, Reporter

Food we all need it to survive, yet only a few at our age know how to prepare and cook it. Most depend highly on their caregivers to provide their meals. Luckily, clubs exist to...

May 22, 2017No Comments

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Columns

For the Greater Good

For the Greater Good

Alexis Garcia, Journalist

Junior year, which is usually known as the hardest year of high school, is when students start deciding whether or not they want to take AP classes. Advanced Placement (AP...

May 12, 2017No Comments

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