The Cinco Peso Press

Early Decision

Early Decision

Jezza Bull-Briones, Editor-in-Chief May 30, 2014

Summertime is here. School ends in less than 5 days and so now I’m left deciding when I will apply to colleges. Hopefully by now you’ve already figured out which schools you’re going to apply...

Organization Essentials

Organization Essentials

Staff members discuss the items necessary to survive school's chaos.
Whitney Ford, Jezza Bull-Briones, Business Editor, Editor-in-chief May 16, 2014

I often walk down the hallways viewing the horrors of high school organization with wide eyes. Binders filled to the brim with crumpled papers. Backpacks home to every assignment given during the...

Choosing Your College Checklist

Choosing Your College Checklist

Whitney Ford, Business Editor April 18, 2014

“What college are you going to?” This is a question I am constantly asked by teachers, students, and family members. Whenever I answer this question, the follow-up question I receive, as expected,...

Make the Best of Counselor Visits

Make the Best of Counselor Visits

Jezza Bull-Briones, Editor-in-Chief March 28, 2014

What I have heard way too often from juniors this week: "I didn’t receive any new information!" This week marks the beginning of junior conferences with counselors, for many the real first step into...

Wake Up Call

Wake Up Call

Students seeking scholarships have some work to do junior year.
Jezza Bull-Briones, Editor-In-Chief March 5, 2014

I open my eyes in the morning at the alarm, but unlike other students my first thoughts are not of dreams I had or the people I look forward to seeing that day. I dream of scholarships. And applications. And...

The SAT Tragedy

The SAT Tragedy

Whitney Ford, Business Editor February 17, 2014

College-bound high school students have begun to prepare (or should have) for the Scholastic Aptitude Test, or the SAT. That is, if they know how. If they are having any of the experiences I am, knowing...

Junior Matt Smiley receives college information at an October College Fair.

Concerning College

Whitney Ford, Staff Writer January 15, 2014

You sit at your desk in class, pen in hand, staring at the assignment in front of you. But you are completely zoned out, not listening at all to what the teacher is saying. You’re mind isn’t blank,...

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