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Kyler Balls love of guitar also works as a therapy during his recovery.

Freshman fights to recovery after diagnosis

Matthew Ball, Reporter November 18, 2021

Amplified Musculoskeletal Pain Syndrome makes your brain believe your body is in pain, which causes the nerves to flare. This causes actual pain, and kids dealing with this struggle to do any activity...

Varsity Volleyball say their prayers before the game.

Volleyball Makes Playoffs For First Time In 3 Years

Madison Castillo , Reporter November 15, 2021

Volleyball finishes their season with a trip to the playoffs, 26 wins and 16 losses out of district, and 10 wins and 4 losses in district.   These girls have worked their hardest all season long, and...

Juniors Alyssa Rosales and Destiny Mojica struggle with balancing school, work and extracurriculars.

Teenage Life Overload

Students say finding balance difficult
Lilianna Trujillo, Reporter November 12, 2021
Two teenagers struggle with balancing their time in their everyday life
Bistro Short Staffed

Bistro Short Staffed

Lourdes Duran, Reporter October 29, 2021
On the students side it's long lines, waiting and growling stomachs, but for the bistro ladies it's short staff and frustration.
Aliyah Thomas

Songs In Color

Senior sees and hears music as it plays
Zechariah Jones, Reporter October 26, 2021
When senior Aliyah Thomas hears Luke Hemmings from 5 Seconds of Summer, everything else falls away and the colors start.
Rene Willars surrounded by her family.

Abundant Grief

After losing parents and son, Rene Willars still has hope
Lourdes Duran, Reporter December 15, 2020

Grief eventually steps into someone's life at some point in time. For mother of Brandon Willars and daughter of Damacio and Mary Lou Reyna, Rene Willars has been though horrific times. As an adult...

More Than Chemistry

More Than Chemistry

Instructor striving to be more than just a teacher
Alex Rea, Reporter December 15, 2020
"It was an accident, it was a fluke, and I can’t even imagine me doing anything else.” 
Mohammad Hammad at his gas station in Houston back in 2012. It was his first shop that he opened, and he wanted to see what he could do in life and what he could accomplish.

How Nothing Became Something

Fathers finds new life for family in the US
Abed Allah Hammad, Reporter December 8, 2020

My father Mohammad Hammad and my mother Randa Rebhi have always taught me and told me that words don’t speak for you, it’s always your action that speaks for you, and that’s how I learned to be a...

A Lesson in Believing in Myself

A Lesson in Believing in Myself

Caitlyn Jade, Reporter March 5, 2020

Traditions Two sections, an open space divided by a ring of palm trees and outlined by another ring of ice. Quite literally magical as I saw people glide over the ice with ease but also a nightmare...

Body Image

Body Image

Marsella Sims, Editor December 13, 2019

  In America, Park Nicollet Melrose Center says approximately 80% of women don’t like how they look. 34% of men aren’t satisfied with their body either. In high school, we see the same kind...

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