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Sunfest: An Annual Palm Beach Event

Sunfest: An Annual Palm Beach Event

Stephanie Ballesteros, Staff Writer

April 22, 2019

Sunfest; a South Florida music festival will be coming back to town May 2nd to May 5th. According to Sunfest's official website, this music and art festival was founded in 1982. Something really cool about Sunfest is that this is a Palm Beach County only event. The tickets can be bought through...

The Journey: College Edition

The Journey: College Edition

Stephanie Ballesteros, Staff Writer

March 29, 2019

Since before the start of my senior year, I have been aware of the struggles that come from having to choose a college to attend. I have been very indecisive throughout my life, that is why I was having trouble picking a school. I did not want to later be regretful of my choice. However, after ta...

Say Yes to the College: Bianney Perales

Bianney Perales

Stephanie Ballesteros, Staff Writer

March 12, 2019

Senior Bianney Perales has committed to Florida State University upon receiving her acceptance letter. For many, this school may seem unreachable since they have a reputation of having high requirements. According to FSU's home page, a 3.8-4.3 GPA is required, alongside with a 1210-1310 SAT score and/or...

A Score for Education

The winning team after receiving their medals

Stephanie Ballesteros, Staff Writer

March 8, 2019

Education Rocks has hosted their second 5v5 soccer tournament. The event took place Friday, February 22. There were 9 teams, mostly were made up of boys; however, there was one team consisting entirely of girls. Even math teacher, Mr. Chung decided to form his own team and compete in the tournament. This...

17 Acts of Kindness

A MSD Strong banner was created to show support for Stoneman Douglas

Stephanie Ballesteros, Staff Writer

January 30, 2019

Palm Beach County has put together "17 Acts of Kindness" in order to commemorate the one year anniversary of the tragedy that occurred at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. These 17 days are meant to honor the 17 students who lost their lives in the school shooting that occurred on last year's Valentines...

#LikeaGirl

#LikeaGirl

Stephanie Ballesteros, Staff Writer

November 16, 2018

Growing up as a girl means that you will hear the phrase "like a girl," at least once in your life. This simple phrase is meant to belittle the female gender. It assumes that doing actions "like a girl" is something that we are supposed to be embarrassed of. Many people, usually men, tend to say things...

Meet The Teacher: Mrs. White

Meet The Teacher: Mrs. White

Stephanie Ballesteros, Staff Writer

November 16, 2018

There are numerous amazing teachers in our campus. One of the many is Mrs. White, she is an Avid and Reading teacher. To get insight on her journey, I decided to ask a few questions. How many years have you been teaching?  "I've been teaching for 27 years. I started in Lakeshore Middle at Belle ...

Voting for the First Time? We Have a Guide

Florida's general election sample ballot

Stephanie Ballesteros, Staff Writer

November 2, 2018

Going through the ballot on the day of voting can be overwhelming. That is why I have taken the time to read the proposed amendments and provide a summary for all of them. Enjoy. Amendment 1: This amendment would give an additional homestead exemption to homes valued between $100,000 - $125,000. Homestead...

Dress Code: Shaming a Girl’s Body

Girls should not have to wake up and pick their outfit according to a guy

Stephanie Ballesteros, Staff Writer

October 12, 2018

Since middle school, girls have been taught that their shoulders, their knees, their legs, their whole body is somehow sexual. Girls get punished for being a distraction towards their male classmates. On some occasions, they even get sent home. I guess 'improving' the odds of a male to get educated in...

Take A Breath

Relax and have fun

Stephanie Ballesteros, Staff Writer

September 30, 2018

Having to be in school for 7 hours and 15 minutes may seem bad enough already, now imagine having to go to work right after that. That is the life of many of you, here at Santaluces. Aside from work, some students take on extracurricular activities, like a sport or club of some sort. On top of all of...

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