Leslie Hernandez, Newly Elected 2017-18 ASB President

Leslie Hernandez, Newly Elected 2017-18 ASB President

Hadaasa Nae, Student Life Editor
May 23, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

Welcome Patriots to the end with a new beginning! As things come to an end, we have to make room for fresh ideas. We all adored and will miss our current ASB president, Hector Murillo, who has done an impeccable job running this year’s ASB administration. Now, he will pass the torch to Ms. Leslie Hernandez. Let u...

Fidget Spinners Conquer the Globe

Fidget Spinners Conquer the Globe

Christian Garcia and Brayan Tenas
May 15, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

There is an invention that was created in the 1990s by Catherine A. Hettinger and became popular this year. The invention is called a fidget spinner. Fidget spinners were invented for people that have attention deficit disorder (ADD), and attention deficit hyper-active disorder (ADHD), and many people...

UFOs…Real or Fake?

UFOs…Real or Fake?

Brayan Tenas and Christian Garcia
May 15, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

Throughout human history, we have always wondered whether we are the only life in this universe. History has been filled with references to "space men" or flying objects throughout early human civilization. Those flying objects are more known as UFOs. UFO is short for Unidentified Flying Object and these...

Shark Sightings in Long Beach and Attack in San Onofre Cause Shark Advisories

Shark Sightings in Long Beach and Attack in San Onofre Cause Shark Advisories

Stacy Corea, Staff Writer/Photographer
May 15, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

Do you like to surf? If you live in Long Beach and love to surf your going to have to wait. A shark advisory is still in place since Monday May 8, after multiple shark sightings provoked officials to put up warning signs. Marine safety officials estimated that there are 10 to 20 sharks swimming off...

Quick Tips for a Stress-Free Summer Vacation

Quick Tips for a Stress-Free Summer Vacation

Jennifer Silvas, Staff Writer
May 15, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Summer is slowly but surely approaching, and we all feel inspired to have fun and unwind. Many of us like to spend the summer making travel plans and going to exciting places with friends and family. The stress of planning the perfect vacation, down to every detail, can be onerous and hang heavy in...

The Dangers of Potato Chips

The Dangers of Potato Chips

Melanie Villaseñor, Staff Writer
May 5, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

With many varieties of potato chips, come many ingredients and flavors to choose from. The delicious, but deadly fried chips tantalize your taste buds with a burst of flavor. I know what you're thinking, they're so bad, yet you'll do anything to get your hands on your favorite convenient snack. Many...

2017 Yearbook Will Sell Out Soon!

2017 Yearbook Will Sell Out Soon!

Denise Reynoso and Hadaasa Nae
May 5, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

Everyone wants to remember their high school experience, and by doing that, students buy the annual yearbook. The yearbook encompasses all of the fun events the school had, as well as all the clubs and sports teams. This year’s yearbook staff is really is one of a kind. The staff started with 450 year...

Tips for Taking Finals

Tips for Taking Finals

Jennifer Silvas, Staff Writer
May 1, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

We're all starting to feel the stress and anxiety coming because of final exams. Many of us need tips or new ideas when it comes to taking these tests. Here are some easy and fast tips for when you start taking finals. Step 1: Create your own study guide While many teachers provide study guides, cr...

Five Ways to Overcome Fear and Anxiety

Five Ways to Overcome Fear and Anxiety

Stacy Corea, Staff Writer/Staff Photographer
April 27, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

We all at one point in our lives have had fear or anxiety. Some people have extreme fear or anxiety, to the point where it can damage their health. "The fears we don't face, becomes our limits"-Robin Sharma. When we are too scared of doing something that terrifies us, we are letting our fear win. Anxiety...

Doutrive Brothers Lead Patriots to First Basketball L.A. City Championship

Doutrive Brothers Lead Patriots to First Basketball L.A. City Championship

Christian Garcia and Anthony Carillo
April 25, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

They've been talked about around school and outside of school. People look up to them, literally and metaphorically. Devante Doutrive is currently a senior and he has been offered him a scholarship to Arizona State University. His younger brother, Devonaire, is a junior and there's still another year...

How to Get Your Potential BAE

How to Get Your Potential BAE

Geovanni Gomez, Staff Writer
April 21, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Many guys try and try, but can’t get the attention of their crush. There are two possibilities in this scenario: one, it might be that the person simply isn’t attracted to you and he or she is trying to keep a distance from you; or two, you theoretically have no “game.” If there is no so-c...

Creative Promposal Ideas 2k17

Creative Promposal Ideas 2k17

Katie Guerra, Senior Columnist
April 17, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

Seniors, one of the most anticipated events of the year is approaching, the 2017 Prom! With the prom being just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking who you want to go with--whether it’s your boyfriend, girlfriend or friend. Along with that, you also need to deliberate on how you will ask...

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