Q & A with Janice Romero Reyes

Student Features is an article or interview about a student from our school. Full disclosure: I have never written a student feature and I didn’t have anyone to write one about…until my friend, Janice Romero Reyes, a sophomore, heard about our SBHS Tyro Times. I asked her if she was interested in being interviewed and having an article about her published on our school website. … Continue reading Q & A with Janice Romero Reyes

Adding fun to your life…but not too much

TV turns on, console gets started, and your headset is on. You’re ready to play video games and just have a great time. I love video games too; it’s one of my favorite hobbies. However, many parents and doctors are reporting that students or children who spend many hours on video games can change their health and their behaviors. People who play video games should … Continue reading Adding fun to your life…but not too much

Class of ’21: AVIDized and Sashed

AVID is an elective course on campus taught by Mrs. Corigliano and Mrs. Akahoshi; a course designed to provide students with the support – academic, social, and emotional – they need to be successful in high school and college. AVID stands for Advancement via Individual Determination. This year’s students have definitely needed (and shown!) individual determination to advance and succeed in their learning as they … Continue reading Class of ’21: AVIDized and Sashed

Learning during a pandemic: the emotional and academic toll

by Victoria Rodriguez, Tyro Times Staff It’s not news that students and teachers were struck when the pandemic started, but that is just the surface area. Some believe students and teachers finally found a legitimate excuse for laziness and procrastination. We, teachers and students, have never experienced a pandemic, but I can’t say it didn’t affect me. I can say I have stayed motivated to … Continue reading Learning during a pandemic: the emotional and academic toll

We Could End Homelessness

Three out of five people are chronically homeless and struggle with a disabling condition. Five percent of people experiencing homelessness are fleeing domestic violence. I believe that we can end homelessness by doing various things such as volunteering at a shelter, looking at the percentage of homelessness in your area and surrounding areas to see how many need help and to prevent more from happening. … Continue reading We Could End Homelessness

Spooky Music for Your Quarantined Halloween

Let’s face it – Halloween is pretty much canceled this year; we’re all going to be stuck inside. But that doesn’t mean you can’t sit in your house listening to your favorite spooky themes while shoveling candy in your mouth dressed as your favorite character. Let’s jump right into the list! Monster Mash We gotta start off this right with a classic; I’m talking about … Continue reading Spooky Music for Your Quarantined Halloween