High Tide

Free runner

Finklea prepares for a back flip on the strand.

Heather Lee, Staff Writer

March 16, 2019

Steadying himself on the metal beams, senior Marcellus Finklea prepares to do a backflip over a bridge, the traffic rumbling below him. Calmly, he walks up the beams and stands on top, adjusting his feet. He launches himself into the air and sticks the landing. The sport, parkour, created by Dav...

Surveillance at school

Reem Chamas and Trina Kolas

March 16, 2019

The twenty-first century was when the concept of total privacy officially died. If it’s on the internet, almost anyone can access it. From looking at a person’s search history to tracking down someone’s social security number, nothing anyone does nowadays is truly private anymore. And a school e...

Boys Lacrosse takes first loss of the season against Northridge High School

Sofia Gamboa, Writer

March 6, 2019

Boys lacrosse took their first lost of the season 5-3 Feb.26 against Northridge High School. The team knew that Northridge was going to be a tough team to play against, but considering the advanced level their opponent had, junior Kenji Mitsubishi, thinks that the team did a good job. “It was a...

An unbelizebale teacher

Nadia Bidarian, Staff Writer

February 25, 2019

To some, biology teacher Kelly Lewis may be considered a daredevil- he has skydived, snorkeled the Great Barrier Reef, and explored the rainforests of Costa Rica, just to name a few activities. But in reality, he simply loves learning. “My to-do list changes all the time, and if I hear about somet...

Subtracting hate

Subtracting hate

Sangjun Lee, Staff Writer

February 25, 2019

After over a month of planning their positivity awareness campaign, sophomores Caroline Landry and Katie Lee launched their new merchandise last Thursday. “Absolute Positivity is our campaign to spread positivity throughout school,” Landry said. “In the face of prevalent bullying and negativity, thes...

Leading a double life

Meghan Jacob, Staff Writer

February 21, 2019

Growing up in the middle of an Egyptian and Canadian household is what freshman biology teacher Salwa Sabet has been living with since childhood. Sabet’s mother was raised in Canada and her father grew up in Egypt, which gave Sabet many unusual hardships as a kid. “I definitely had moments ...

English class shuffle

English class shuffle

Sarah Falahahwazi, Staff Writer

February 21, 2019

As next year’s course selection rapidly approaches, students have only a few contemplative weeks left before the decisive day. In the meantime, incoming juniors and seniors may be surprised to find that a different selection of English electives await them. While the previous schedule permitted junior...

Sticks and stones

Heather Lee, Staff Writer

February 13, 2019

*For anonymity, sources will be referred to as John Doe and Marie Major. Students are desensitized to offensive language, and it’s time to talk about it.   Teenagers are not known for being very careful with their words, and most pick up and use language without considering the impact. This...

Hoping past is prologue

Kierra Patterson, Staff Writer

January 17, 2019

Boys soccer beat Peninsula last friday 2-1, improving their overall record to 12-5-1. Peninsula lead 1-0 until the second half when senior Noah Ristovski and junior Eli Ristovski scored leading them to a victory. “I’d say the first half was all Penn. They dominated us on every part of the fi...

Sinking their shots

(Left to right) Charlotte Cricri, Kennedy East, Vanda Mate, Bella Ramas and Lili Rosen.

Ella Son, Staff Writer

January 17, 2019

On Jan. 15, girls polo beat Palos Verdes High School with a final score of 12-7. The PV players were familiar opponents, as many of the players from both teams know each other through club teams. Using prior knowledge of the players’ strengths to their advantage, the girls focused on defense to com...

Keeping up momentum

Sara Stienecker, Staff Writer

December 21, 2018

Following the Battle at the Beach tournament, the girls basketball team played against Leuzinger, Centennial, and Foothill Tech. After playing these games the team has amassed a three game win streak. Last Tuesday, the team played an away game against Leuzinger.  “It was a great, we had a lot of f...

Still going strong

Derek Stoetzer, Sports Writer

December 21, 2018

Riding a 6-2 record in their last eight games, boys basketball competes in the Mission Prep Christmas Classic Tournament. A staple in the Southern California high school basketball community, the team will play in the tournament from Dec. 19 to Dec. 22. The team lost their first game against Curti...

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