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How to Plan a BBQ

How to Plan a BBQ

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

July 4, 2014

As the days get warmer, the days and nights longer, and the grasp of homework slips away, but our time for making memories soars.Nothing screams summer more than a barbecue, especially on the Fourth of July. As the holiday is fast approaching and there are many weeks of summer left to celebrate, a barbecue...

Conquering the Audience

Conquering the Audience

Kelsy Pacheco, Staff Writer

May 9, 2014

We all know that feeling of nervousness before standing up in front of a class to present an essay or a project. Some people stutter. Others forget what they were going to say. These are all common symptoms of a fear of public speaking. With these simple steps, you might be able to overcome this widespread.    ...

Hoppin’ Into an Easter Family Day

Albany Muria, Staff Writer

April 18, 2014

One of the most looked forward to holidays by many families is Easter. Easter is a day where people can come together and have a day packed with fun and delicious food (and colorful plastic eggs). Families always have a great time celebrating Easter, whether they do so religiously or not. Easter...

Crushing Hard or Hardly Crushing?

Crushing Hard or Hardly Crushing?

Albany Muria, Staff Writer

April 8, 2014

Whether you found out your crush doesn't like you back or you are just having a hard time getting over your ex, it can be extremely heart breaking for both girls and guys. This happens to everyone at some point in their lives, so no need to feel alone. If you're having trouble getting over your crush,...

Start Living

Start Living

Natalia Clement, Staff Writer

April 4, 2014

It is often said that the teenage years are the best years of our lives. So, the desire to fulfill this ideology is much expected. Our lives revolve mostly around school, which is a positive thing to some extent, but there is a lot more to it. Apart from the usual literature and numbers, life comes with...

Have a Magical Night with the Perfect Outfit

Have a Magical Night with the Perfect Outfit

Melissa Valladares, Staff Writer

March 22, 2014

It's almost the time of the year in which seniors graduating finally get to shop until they drop for the event they have been dreaming of since freshmen year: prom. This year it will be held on May 2. To decide which outfit is worth the price and the unforgettable night, these steps are recommended: Budget range: Ev...

The Secret to Straight A’s

The Secret to Straight A’s

Albany Muria, Staff Writer

March 20, 2014

We all have that dream of being able to achieve straight A's at least once in our lifetime. Even if you have not yet reached that 3.50 that determines the grade of an A in each class, with these tips you can strive to do your best and most definitely achieve it in no time.  Motivation: Find out why you wa...

Welcome to Your Dream Job

Welcome to Your Dream Job

Natalia Clement, Staff Writer

March 16, 2014

Growing up, we were all asked what we wanted to be when we were older. By the time we reach high school, the old "ballerina" and "firefighter" responses quickly fade and the typical "stuck behind a desk" office job seems to dangle above our heads. However, a part of us will always aspire to follow our...

How to Get Your Learner’s Permit

How to Get Your Learner’s Permit

Annie Farrell, Staff Writer

March 3, 2014

Many teenagers in high school are particularly eager to start driving, but most are not informed about the meticulous process they have to go through to earn this privilege. This process may overwhelm some, but a learner’s permit is achievable! Below is a list of the steps needed to be taken to attain...

Follow the Yellow Brick Road… to Success

Follow the Yellow Brick Road… to Success

Sophie Feinberg, Staff Writer

February 28, 2014

As high schoolers, we have adulthood looming over our heads. Within four years or less, we must step into the adult world, where the task of finding a job becomes a daunting reality. Unfortunately, we can't just click our sparkly red heels together like Dorothy, from the Wizard of Oz, and transport to...

Find the Fun in Community Gardens

Find the Fun in Community Gardens

Lane Morris, Staff Writer

February 25, 2014

Your first thoughts when you hear the word "gardening" may be "dirt" and "hard work."  Think again.  Not only does gardening provide one with a local, fresh food source,  but the creation of a community garden can also benefit many people. Gardening helps create a place where people of all different...

Are You Ready For Your Study Session?

Are You Ready For Your Study Session?

Melissa Valladares, Staff Writer

February 24, 2014

Testing season is that time of the year when students have the most anxiety and get stressed out over passing an exam. Tests such as End-of-Course exams, AP exams, and IB exams are taking place mostly in the second semester. To be prepared for these upcoming tests, it is obligatory to study. Yes, it...

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