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  • America bands together against Trump’s ban
  • Black History Month lacks recognition in classrooms
  • Betsy Devos unfit for Secretary of Education position
  • The finals blues
  • Sana fights with a smile

    Sana fights with a smile

    Brooke Wasson, features editor

    March 23, 2017

    During the month of November, most carlsbad students were busy thinking of Thanksgiving break and getting ready for the holidays. However for senior Sana Moezzi, it was a Wednesday night in November when she came home from work to hear the most shocking news any high schooler could hear, especially during their senior year. Like anyone in Moezzi...

  • America bands together against Trump’s ban

    America bands together against Trump’s ban

    Alyssa Slattery, news editor

    February 23, 2017

    History has repeated itself again. The president’s power to control immigration has led to a pattern of discriminating against specific cultures due to their possible threat to national security--this time it is Muslims. President Donald Trump made campaign promises to ban Muslims months ago, and recently he has put them into action. Using an ...

  • Black History Month lacks recognition in classrooms

    Black History Month lacks recognition in classrooms

    Rebecca Allen, multimedia editor

    February 9, 2017

    So it's February. The month of Groundhog Day, Valentine's Day, Presidents' Day... and Black History Month. It's more than a little insulting that America chose to honor black history in not only the shortest month of the year, but also a month filled with other holidays. February was chosen because the precursor to Black History Month, Negro History...

  • Betsy Devos unfit for Secretary of Education position

    Betsy Devos unfit for Secretary of Education position

    Samantha Simmons, opinion editor

    January 30, 2017

    To think the Trump presidency could not get any worse would be a mistake as seen by the recent nomination of Betsy DeVos as secretary of Education. To try and summarize all of the reasons why she is the bane of public education's existence would be quite nearly impossible (we might as well just link the video to her hearing), yet we will try. She do...

    Sophia Struna

  • The finals blues

    The finals blues

    Max Ward, staff writer

    January 11, 2017

    At the end of every semester students are plagued with the Final's Blues. Last minute essays are written,  study guides are hastily finished, and students get on their knees and beg their teachers to give them that extra point five percent to ensure they get all A's. "Students who honestly care about their grade, and let that overwhelm any other...

    Junior Nick Beith stresses to finish his English 4 AP test, due to strain from his multiple extracurriculars.

    Mitchell Scaglione

Anza-Borrego wildflowers bloom for first time since 2005

Anza-Borrego wildflowers bloom for first time since 2005

Alyssa Slattery, news editor

Spring has sprung, and this year wild flowers are blooming like never before. About once every decade, the area of Anza-Borrego Springs undergoes a "super bloom" in which perfect conditions result in...

March 27

Unity in a time of division

Unity in a time of division

Rebecca Allen, multimedia editor

In the midst of religious division and turbulence throughout the country, a church and a temple in Carlsbad show the possibility and benefits of worshiping in the same space. In 2000, Pilgrim Church ope...

March 23

Carlsbad farmer’s market

Carlsbad farmer’s market

Mikayla Wood, staff writer

Every Wednesday from 3-7 p.m., the city of Carlsbad hosts the  farmer’s market on State Street.  Downtown Carlsbad Village, friends and family can find an assortment of vendors. The city hosts a...

March 21

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Adopt, don’t shop

Adopt, don’t shop

Samara Anderson, staff writer

When families decide to get a new dog, there are several options - for years, there has been an ongoing controversy about this subject. Two of the options are adopting fro...

March 24No Comments

REVIEW: Why “÷” was worth Ed Sheeran’s one year hiatus

REVIEW: Why “÷” was worth Ed Sheeran’s one year hiatus

Alex Brown

On Dec. 12, 2015, the music world went into a state of panic and sadness that lasted for a year. On December 12, 2015, Ed Sheeran announced his year-long hiatus from social...

March 21No Comments

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The art of procrastination

The art of procrastination

Brooke Wasson, staff writer

Procrastination. Is it really worth it? Many high schoolers today face the uphill battle that is procrastination. According to PR Newswire, 87% of high schools declare...

March 17No Comments

Debating their way through high school

Debating their way through high school

Samara Anderson, staff writer

Here at CHS, we are known for our Speech and Debate program. Both the coach, Mrs. Curtis and the students work hard to prepare for their tournaments and competitions. On the weeken...

March 16No Comments

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The School Newspaper of Carlsbad High School
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