Working through the pandemic

A bunch of crazy things have happened during these past 14+ months: COVID-19 spread, people lost their jobs, and lives have even been lost. Although many prickly things have happened, I appreciate all the essential workers who risked their lives during this pandemic. Essential workers like my dad Richard Esquibel, Uncle Jose Espinoza, and Aunt Patricia Caldera are three essential workers who have worked through … Continue reading Working through the pandemic

Spring to Quarantine: a song from the heart

by Arely Ashley, Tyro Times Staff 2020-2021 was both a unique and challenging experience for students. Some of our SBHS journalists documented their thoughts, feelings, and experiences during the past 15 months. Here is 2020/2021 from a teen’s perspective. Lyrics to “Spring to Quarantine” We were headed off to spring break  It’s a full week off the teachers say  Momma told me they extended the … Continue reading Spring to Quarantine: a song from the heart

Fragile: handle with care

2020-2021 was both a unique and challenging experience for students. Some of our SBHS journalists documented their thoughts, feelings, and experiences during the past 15 months. Here is 2020/2021 from a teen’s perspective. The title of this piece is “Fragile Handle With Care.” This was heavily influenced by The Wall (by Pink Floyd) and a horrible fever I had recently. If it wasn’t obvious, a … Continue reading Fragile: handle with care

2020-2021: through the eyes and art of teens

2020-2021 was both a unique and challenging experience for students. Some of our SBHS journalists documented their thoughts, feelings, and experiences during the past 15 months. Here is 2020/2021 from a teen’s perspective. Here are four artistic representations of 2020-2021. Living Through a Pandemic by Dalia Cedillo, Tyro Times Staff During the past 14 months, things have changed drastically. Many people have fallen. Everyone has … Continue reading 2020-2021: through the eyes and art of teens

SBHS Track and Field – Running through COVID-19

Sports this year have been tough due to COVID, but that did not stop any of our SBHS teams from playing, especially our Track and Field team. Track and Field made it to the League Finals this year. Although they did not win overall, they did win quite a few events and earned some badges. Everyone was excited to go to the League Finals, but … Continue reading SBHS Track and Field – Running through COVID-19

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