• Long Beach State Field Trip

    Long Beach State Field Trip

    Alexandra W., News Editor

    March 16, 2017

    On February 28th, Mr. Hecht and Miss Haynes took a group of student athletes to Long Beach State University. While they were there, they learned what they should do now and later in order to get into a college or university sports program. They listened to three speakers, toured the campus and watched...

  • Singing Sensation

    Singing Sensation

    Hanna O., Contributor

    March 2, 2017

    Although many of us enjoy singing, only a few can manage to not sound like a dying whale. However, as many of us have heard, Lyndsey Mitch is one those people who has a remarkable voice. Even the SCVA (Southern California Vocal Association) acknowledged her gift. After recognizing Lyndsey’s talent,...

  • 10 Strange Facts about Dreams

    10 Strange Facts about Dreams

    Maeggie Y., Contributor

    March 2, 2017

    Dreams are a part of natural life. People have been studying them for years. Here are ten strange facts about dreams that not many people know. 1. The average person has between 1,460 and 2,190 dreams a year. People over the age of ten have four to six dreams every night. However, you may not reme...

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  • Aquaponics Coming to Parks

    Aquaponics Coming to Parks

    Nolan C., Contributor

    February 22, 2017

      Aquaponics is an innovative form of renewable agriculture. Aquaponic farms raise both fish and crops in a symbiotic environment. The plants are not planted in soil, instead the roots are suspended in a water tank populated by fish. Fish waste is broken down into nitrates which the plants use...

  • Riddles

    Riddles

    Hanna O., Contributor

    February 22, 2017

    Riddles After some consideration, I decided to add a few more teasers. This time, I placed the answers at the bottom of the article. Although these short questions haven't exactly been daily as I originally planned, here are a few more riddles to get your mind working. Q1. What two words start with P and end ...

Should Teens Drink Coffee?

Should Teens Drink Coffee?

Andrew M., Contributor

Coffee is one of America's favorite beverages, and recent data from the National Coffee Association states that 54 percent of adults are regular coffee drinkers; and their average serving comes out to around three 8-ounce...

March 20No Comments

Boeing Creates New Spacesuits

Boeing Creates New Spacesuits

Justin Kim

Spacesuits have evolved ever since humans went to space. Alan Shepard went into space in 1961 wearing a silver spacesuit. A few years later, Ed White complete the first US spacewalk in a poofy white spacesuit. When space...

March 2No Comments

Aquaponics Coming to Parks

Aquaponics Coming to Parks

Nolan C., Contributor

  Aquaponics is an innovative form of renewable agriculture. Aquaponic farms raise both fish and crops in a symbiotic environment. The plants are not planted in soil, instead the roots are suspended in a water tank...

February 22No Comments

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Singing Sensation

Singing Sensation

Hanna O., Contributor

Although many of us enjoy singing, only a few can manage to not sound like a dying whale. However, as many of us have heard, Lyndsey Mitch is one those people who has a remarkable voice. Even the SCVA (Southern California...

March 2No Comments

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Long Beach State Field Trip

Long Beach State Field Trip

Alexandra W., News Editor

On February 28th, Mr. Hecht and Miss Haynes took a group of student athletes to Long Beach State University. While they were there, they learned what they should do now and later in order to get into a...

March 16No Comments

After School Soccer Update

After School Soccer Update

January 24

The Revival of Soccer at Parks

The Revival of Soccer at Parks

January 9

USC Trojans:  Champions of the 2017 Rose Bowl

USC Trojans: Champions of the 2017 Rose Bowl

January 6

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