2019’s Academic Athlete of the Year and Salutatorian

Guadalupe Lopez is this year’s graduating salutatorian, academic athlete of the year, and captain for both the girls’ water polo and swim teams. Lopez sacrificed her social time to be Salutatorian and academic athlete of the year, but does not regret being so active because it gave her the opportunity to improve her social and communication skills. Ultimately, school is her priority. In water polo, … Continue reading 2019’s Academic Athlete of the Year and Salutatorian

Sen·ior·i·tis

Sen·ior·i·tis A crippling disease that hits high school seniors. Symptoms When you find yourself saying “I’ll do it later” otherwise known as Procrastinating Laziness Lack of studying Repeated absences Low grades Finding it hard to get out of bed Debating whether to skip class or not Senioritis is very common around our school. I talked to a handful of seniors and asked them how they … Continue reading Sen·ior·i·tis

Interview with Daniel Cadenas

I interviewed Daniel Cadenas, a senior, the following questions: A name change request can come about because a person does not like his or her name as given at birth; perhaps they’d prefer something more or less unique rather than a homespun name that combined parents’ names. Question 1: If you had to change your name, what would your new name be, and why would … Continue reading Interview with Daniel Cadenas

Moon Threads, Part One

A short story written and illustrated by Zoe Berkebile On the evenings when the darkness was so thick it seemed the sky itself was sleeping, when the moon had waned to nothing and the stars seemed to to have gone out, you would think the children of the small village would fear the night and hide beneath the warm safety of their quilts – but, … Continue reading Moon Threads, Part One

Valentine’s Day in Cardinal City

February is the month where love is in the air. Romantic and thoughtful gifts and dates were put together for Valentine’s Day. Some students at SBHS were surveyed about what they did on Valentine’s Day. While some responses sounded like dates out of a movie, others were relatable in their ordinariness. Some of us await the day with open arms as others of us, well, … Continue reading Valentine’s Day in Cardinal City

The Perfect Date

We’ve all dreamed of that perfect date. That moment we are swept off our feet and are focused only on the person we’re with. A few of our students had some ideas to share. Monica Dominguez Splashing around in the water. As we watch the sunset along the horizon. Yellow, orange, red splattered across the sky in a beautiful pattern. Having some snacks and just … Continue reading The Perfect Date