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Students achieve academic fluency in English

Shelby Rowe, Assistant Editor

April 1, 2011

Filed under News, Top Stories

On April 1, a celebration for students who reclassified to fluent English proficient occurred in the career center in the guidance office. These 17 students, Ricardo Allencaster, Yasmin Benitez, Raul Calleja, Hugo Caro, Chris...

Japan fights a triple threat

Ciara Woods, Staff Writer

April 1, 2011

Filed under News

When reports of the Japan catastrophe on March 11 blew up on the news no one expected the outcome to be as costly as it proved to be. With Japan having more tsunamis than anywhere else on the planet, people should have been expecting...

Banksy in Oceanside?

Shelby Rowe, Assistant Editor

March 13, 2011

Filed under News, Top Stories

On February 24, a rat with star-shaped sunglasses, holding a kite embedded with a traffic sign of pedestrian crossing was painted on one of the walls of Oceanside’s Bull Taco. Controversy of whether this masterpiece is a creation...

Miss Carlsbad: a pageant for beauty and brains

Julie Phillips, Staff Writer

March 3, 2011

Filed under News

This February marked the beginning of Miss Carlsbad 2011: a pageant that seeks to award girls for their intelligence and accomplishments rather than their looks. Sponsored by the Carlsbad Lions Club, the Miss Carlsbad and Miss...

“Race to Nowhere” moves audiences

Ashley Perez, Assistant Editor

February 17, 2011

Filed under News

What started as one mother’s concern for her children’s well-being has turned into a social, political and educational message that has been sweeping across the nation. Former Wall Street lawyer and mother of three, Vicki...

Splash into Disney’s World of Color

Megan Benner, Staff Writer

January 27, 2011

Filed under News

Disney has always been the happiest place on earth but will it be beaten out by California Adventures due to the new water attraction, World Of Color? Everyone has heard the buzz of this new creation especially since it was estimated...

Cover your cough

Sarah Valverde, Staff Writer

December 6, 2010

Filed under News

While watching Jersey Shore, a commercial often appears at least once or twice during the 30 minute show. A woman stares somberly at the camera, holding her baby. She whispers, “You’d think the safest place for your child...

Run through the mud for fun

Megan Benner, Staff Writer

November 17, 2010

Filed under News

On October 31, Skyline Church held its traditional San Diego Mud Run at Cuyamaca Jr. College Park. Water spraying, mud flinging, heavy breathing and loud cheering help sponsors raises money for charities through this event. The...

Several cases of gay bullying lead young men to commit suicide

Megan Foy, Editor In Chief

November 2, 2010

Filed under News

Within the past month, there has been multiple accounts of homosexual young men taking their own lives due to discrimination and public humiliation. The ages of the males range from eleven to eighteen years old. Tyler Clementi...

Invisible children assembly opens eyes to life of struggle

Sarah Valverde, Staff Writer

November 2, 2010

Filed under News

Every story has an ending to be read. Take Cinderella; she survived a sad, difficult childhood and moved on to disobey her stepmother and ultimately gained happiness. She lived “happily ever after.” Here’s another one: a...

Out of room: MiraCosta and Palomar deal with over-packed classes

Monica Castaneda, Staff Writer

October 23, 2010

Filed under News

College is a right of passage to most teenagers, some even compare it to the first step to being a whole new person. As summer ends students head off to the school of their choice and a new life. However, most recently b...

Lancer plaza now open to students

Ashley Perez, Assistant Editor

October 21, 2010

Filed under News, Top Stories

Men in safety hats working behind eyesore fences have become all too familiar for Carlsbad High School students. Although the construction seems endless, evidence of its progress emerged as the plaza opened to students Friday,...

Sound Express and Chamber Singers hit home

Andrea Abbott, Staff Writer

October 21, 2010

Filed under News

On Tuesday, September 26, Sound Express and Chamber Singers performed in San Diego at a Padres vs. Cubs game. After waiting anxiously, the choirs finally walked on the field and joined about 300 other students from San Diego schools in singing the Na...

Welcome to paradise, please sign our guestbook

Sarah Valverde, Staff Writer

September 21, 2010

Filed under News

If you were to Google ‘souvenir shops in Carlsbad CA’, you would come up with about 140 results. Granted, some of those may end up being guitar stores, but there are still quite a few local shops we take for granted. One of...

Oil spill endangers wildlife

Shelby Rowe, staff writer

June 13, 2010

Filed under News

On April 20, a fire broke out on the Transocean Deepwater Horizon oil rig 50 miles from the shore of Louisiana. Out of 126 crew members, 11 did not escape the fire-engulfed rig that eventually sank to the bottom of the ocean...

Seniors choose alternate plans after high school

Ashley Perez, staff writer

June 13, 2010

Filed under News

The pressure is on as the senior class takes their SATs, finishes essays, and completes the required A through G courses all in preparation for community and four year colleges. However, a small minority of the seniors are able...

From the ocean to a cage

Monica Castaneda, Staff Writer

May 11, 2010

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Magnificent, beautiful, one of a kind, these are all words used to describe the killer whales at Sea World San Diego. Along with their parents, little children with faces of pure joy sit and watch them perform their world famous...

Austrian students take on Carlsbad

Andrea Abbott, Staff Writer

April 10, 2010

Filed under News

In February, a group of Austrian students stayed with local families from Carlsbad for two weeks to experience life in Southern California. Although everything seemed foreign at first, they quickly made themselves right at home. On...

Football field makes debut

Ashley Perez, Staff writer

April 10, 2010

Filed under News

During the past few years, the task of remodeling Carlsbad High School has seemed never-ending. On Thursday, March 11, students, staff and parents were finally able to set their eyes upon one of the first completed projects of...

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