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Exploring The Brain Expo

Exploring The Brain Expo

Ricardo Rios and Rudolph Civil

November 20, 2019

Santaluces High School hosted the 6th annual Brain Expo on Friday, November 8th. Students from Mr. Gray’s AP Psychology class chose a celebrity or a fictional character that interested them and talked about the different parts of the brain that affect their behavior. This year students chose to sho...

Top 5 Strangest Things That China Has Banned

Top 5 Strangest Things That China Has Banned

Marcela Alfaya, Staff Writer

November 13, 2019

China has a long list of extraordinary things that their censors have banned. More recently, the TV show South Park has landed itself on that list because one of their newer episodes criticized Chinese censors, and included footage of the Hong Kong riots. This new act of censorship shows the lengths...

Mental Health Awareness Day

Mental Health Awareness Day

Christopher Vargas, Staff Writer

November 12, 2019

Mental Health Awareness Day is an event hosted for the purpose of encouraging students to take time to focus on their mental well being.  A group effort between SGA and the Psychology Club, the clubs provided different events at lunch that helped students understand ways to improve their mental ...

Is This The End of TikTok?

Is This The End of TikTok?

Karen Portillo and Gevorg Mnatsakanyan

November 12, 2019

Tiktok is an app taking over the world one video at a time. Launched by Bytedance in 2016, the app grew to the fame that it is now in 2018. Initially, Bytedance bought the American social media app Musical.ly for $1 billion in November 2017 and then merged it with their app Tiktok. In this app, people...

Should School Start Times Be Changed?

Should School Start Times Be Changed?

Karen Portillo, Staff Writer

November 12, 2019

After a long night of trying to get homework done, waking up and getting ready for school can be a hassle for many students. Most high schools start school at 7:25 a.m., while middle schools tend to start around 8:20 a.m. Recently, Governor Gavin Newsom from California has pushed back the start times...

Taking a Mental Health Day

Taking a Mental Health Day

Lauren Klemowich, Staff Writer

November 6, 2019

It can be a silent killer. Something that people do not even know they are dealing with. The stigma behind it is strong. Mental illness has plagued the world whether it be anxiety disorders, eating disorders, mood disorders, etc with one in five adults in the U.S. having a mental illness. Mental health ...

JROTC Care Package

JROTC Care Package

Ricardo Rios, Staff Writer

November 5, 2019

Every year, for the past 7 years JROTC has been sending care packages to U.S. service members that have been deployed over seas during the holidays. The sad reality is that these soldiers can’t make it back home in time for Thanksgiving or even Christmas, and they miss the opportunity to share these ...

Flu Season is Here

Flu Season is Here

Karen Portillo, Staff Writer

October 30, 2019

Flu season has started and the CDC is urging individuals to get the vaccine before the end of October. The flu is present year round, but it tends to peak during fall and winter. Every season, 8% of the U.S. population contracts the flu. Last week, the CDC reported that influenza activity has increased...

Salsa Dancing to Shadow Boxing, Hispanic Heritage Month Recap

Salsa Dancing to Shadow Boxing, Hispanic Heritage Month Recap

Chris Vargas, Staff Writer

October 23, 2019

For Hispanic Heritage month, Latinos in Action decided to end it off with a bang with a big lunch time event. Dancing and shadow boxing.   They played classic songs like “Suavemente” by Elvis Crespo and “Obsesión” by Aventura.   When asked about hosting this event, Latinos in act...

Santaluces Chiefs Show Off School Spirit!

Santaluces Chiefs Show Off School Spirit!

Sarah Winters, Staff Writer

October 21, 2019

            The Santaluces Chiefs showed off their school spirit at the Homecoming Pep Rally!

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