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Monte Vista is looking fly, and that’s an issue

Josh Elliott, A&E Editor

March 13, 2018

Filed under Op/Ed

There’s something in the air at Monte Vista. It’s not spring fever, or the sound of birds singing, but something far more alarming: fruit flies. It goes without saying that a space full of the little pests can be quite distracting, especially for science teacher Meghan Bruss, who recently returned to work after maternity...

Two Strappin’ Backpackin’

Two Strappin’ Backpackin’

Lauren Walker, Managing Editor

January 13, 2018

Filed under Op/Ed

    I used to wake with back pain. From what? I did not know. I struggled through my morning ro...

We need our tests back!

Mikayla Flores, Op/Ed Editor

January 13, 2018

Filed under Op/Ed

    “Learn from your mistakes,” are wise words my mother said to me.     But how am I supposed to do that if my teacher doesn’t give back tests?     In high school we study for tests. We start weeks, or the night before an exam to fill our heads with information that we will be tested on. Then after t...

Ugly Sweaters parties, an even uglier idea?

Sam O'Connell, Senior Staff Writer

January 13, 2018

Filed under Op/Ed

    Each year during December as I’m walking through the halls, I see it. Mostly red with some green and tacky print in the middle. Ugly sweaters. The issue of wearing these on a regular basis has evolved and more often I am finding myself eavesdropping on conversations about ugly sweater parties. It is almost unbearabl...

Keeping up appearances

Keeping up appearances

May 5, 2017

       For the typical high school senior, receiving college acceptances and rejections is a...

Dress Difficulties

Dress Difficulties

February 28, 2017

    Prom, a wonderful, once in a lifetime and, most importantly, expensive experience.    ...

Flower Talk

Flower Talk

February 28, 2017

    Looking for the perfect flowers for the one you love? Perhaps there’s some colourful blooms you shoul...

Sharing is (not always) caring

Sharing is (not always) caring

Claire Chu, Staff Writer

February 23, 2017

Filed under Op/Ed, Showcase

   It’s quite normal for an older sibling to pass down tests and assignments to their younger si...

Advanced pressure classes

Advanced pressure classes

Michael Rhee, Staff Writer

February 23, 2017

Filed under Op/Ed

    AP Courses. Weighted classes. No weekly workload limit. Back when I was still a naive little...

Snapchat ruins lives

Snapchat ruins lives

January 25, 2017

   Friendship is one of the most important things in life. But in today’s society, some things are really...

Was 2016 Really “The Worst Year Yet?”

Was 2016 Really “The Worst Year Yet?”

Eshana Seshadri, Social Media Editor

January 24, 2017

Filed under Op/Ed

    You’ve heard these phrases time and time again…”Let’s leave that in 2016,” “Was it the w...

SAT & AP Tests…How much is enough?

SAT & AP Tests…How much is enough?

January 23, 2017

   If fearing for college debt isn’t enough, what about paying for all of the standardized and AP ...

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