Lancer Link

  • National Guard Lunch Visit 1/11

  • First basketball home game 1/16 girls @5:30 and boys @7

  • Advanced Theatre winter show 1/18 and 1/19 @7

  • CHS baseball fundraiser 10th annual home run derby 1/26 @8 a.m.

  • Orchestra area concert 1/28 @6

Tips for the savvy holiday shopper

Linea Stern, Staff Writer

December 23, 2010

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Jamming out to Christmas music, making cookies, sitting by the fire with hot chocolate, and watching Christmas movies seems picture perfect. However, searching stores all over town trying to find gifts for your friends and fam...

Melnychuk reveals secret weapon

Ciara Woods, writer

December 23, 2010

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One. Two. Three. En guard! Junior Christopher Melnychuk appears to be the typical, studious kid when seen walking the halls or crowded paths around the school. Many people would never guess that he fences, or let alone kno...

Sneaky ways to exercise

Linea Stern, Staff Writer

December 6, 2010

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Between jobs, clubs and loads of homework the last thing teenagers want to do in their spare time is exercise. Exercise is very important in order to live a healthy lifestyle. There are many simple and easy ways to exercise with...

Pumpkin recipes for better health

Andrea Abbott, Staff Writer

November 17, 2010

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With the leaves changing colors and the temperature becoming cooler, fall brings many seasonal treats for everyone to enjoy. One of the most comforting sensations during the wintertime comes from the simple ingredient: pumpkin. Rang...

Sounds Express puts on a gleeful show

Ciara Woods, Staff Writer

November 4, 2010

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"Step It Up" dramatizes the life of dancers, "Drum Line" looks at the life of band members and "Bring It On" supposedly represents the life of cheerleaders. These are all shows and movies about extra curricular activites that...

How to pass your driver’s test

Nick La Bounty, staff writer

October 21, 2010

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Tired of waiting at your friend’s house for your parents to pick you up or at the back gate trying to hitch a ride to lunch? When the day of your driver’s test arrives, you want to be prepared. Here’s some tips to help...

College freshmen share newfound knowledge

Megan Foy, Editor In Chief

October 11, 2010

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The roles have been reversed; the seniors are now freshmen. They are once again at an unfamiliar campus and the halls are a sea of unfamiliar faces. Are these freshmen registered for Small Fish In A Big Pond 101? No, although...

How to avoid the Freshmen 15!

Linea Stern, Staff Writer

October 11, 2010

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It is the first day of college. Freshmen walk into the cafeteria with unlimited hot dogs, ice cream and pizza. Most college kids overindulge in sugary sweets and end up gaining weight called the "Freshmen 15." Every year...

Musical cousins perform their way into the hearts of many

Ashley Perez, Assistant Editor

October 11, 2010

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Amidst the excited screams and constant chatter that fill the crowded walkways, a song breaks through the noise. The soothing music comes from cousins Isaiah Saole and Fia Leau as they strum their ukuleles, sing and make their...

Mix the ingredients for a healthy lifestyle

Julie Phillips, Staff Writer

October 11, 2010

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With school, sports, homework and everything else, teens hardly have the time to cook their own meals- let alone worry about eating healthy. However, cooking doesn’t need to be time consuming, and it can help keep the pounds...

Teachers tell all: what it’s like to be a teacher and a parent

Ashley Perez, Assistant Editor

October 4, 2010

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They spend the day looking after you, cleaning up your messes, helping you with homework and listening to your problems. You can call them your makeshift caregivers, fill-in guardians or surrogate parents. But most of the time,...

Making the most out of community service

Linea Stern, Staff Writer

September 24, 2010

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Many colleges expect prospective students to complete one-hundred to two-hundred hours of community service, but when most high school students hear the word community service the thought ‘such a pain’ comes to their minds....

Student receives opportunity of a lifetime at local concert

Nick La Bounty, staff writer

September 21, 2010

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Junior Peter Schrupp attended the 94.9 Independence Jam in Oceanside with a sign and a dream. On August 29, Schrupp went with a few friends to enjoy the local concert, but unexpectedly his musical career reached new heights. While...

First pep rally pumps up CHS

Shelby Rowe, Assistant Editor

September 9, 2010

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It’s C-BAD time it’s C-BAD time! What! What!” roared the cheerleaders as they pumped up the crowd for the first pep rally of the season. But this wasn’t any plain pep rally; this was the first Alarm Clock Pep Rally of...

Students enter new world of video chatting

Amanda Matteson, Editor in Chief

June 13, 2010

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With a working web cam and the click of button, teens now have the entire world at their fingertips, the virtual world anyway. With websites like Skype, Chat Roulette and iChat, people everywhere are signing on to chat with...

Simple Ways to Prevent Stress

Andrea Abbott, staff writer

June 13, 2010

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With finals coming up for freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and graduation for seniors, the end of the school year can cause many students to feel stressed. Although stress may help students focus on important priorities, it can...

Classes at 24 hour fitness show a new approach to fitness

Linea Stern, staff writer

June 13, 2010

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When most people think of going to the gym and working out, treadmills and lifting weights come to mind. Local gym 24 hour fitness offers a variety of fun group fitness classes. Classes include Turbo kick, Everlast Shadow Box,...

Fast food for thought: a student’s guide to eating on the go

May 11, 2010

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Deciding where to go to lunch shouldn’t be anywhere near as hard as making major life decisions, but it can sometimes feel that way to Carlsbad High School students. Buying a satisfying meal, eating it and then making it back...

Man Hunt Sweeps Across San Diego

Shelby Rowe, Staff Writer

May 11, 2010

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Every month, local high school students scramble over fences, sneak through backyards and prowl for prisoners of war. A game of the fittest erupted into a universal experience that crowns one person as the winner. This game te...

Facing the Crossroads: alternative education finds success

Megan Foy, Assistant Editor

April 10, 2010

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Some schools get students into top universities, others create an environment focused on the arts.  Rarely do students come across a school that does not feel like school. Carlsbad students only know what they are familiar with,...

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