The Cinco Peso Press

A power pose between grandmother and grandson

Grandmother Leads by Example

Joshua Epps, Reporter December 16, 2021
A young student feels an inspiration from his grandmothers outgoing personality
My Family: Aunt Nene (front), my mother Sheree Taylor, my sister Natalia Jones, Me, and my Aunt Sapphire. We went to an arcade/ inside playground in 2014 to have a nice family outing.

One More Tragedy

Loss brings family together
Zechariah Jones, Reporter December 10, 2021
 “My sister is gone!” My mother yelled. 
Taylor Pitmon, age 12. About a month before the incident.

Lost a Friend, Learned to Love

Mickey Brown, Reporter November 4, 2021
Drowning is one of the top ten causes of death for people under 24. Around 236,000 people drown each year. -World Health Organization
Who I Wanted to Be to Who I Am

Who I Wanted to Be to Who I Am

Stephanie Anongdeth, Reporter February 10, 2021

I was shy as a child. Only spoke when spoken to, never branched out from my two best friends, and would hide behind my parents’ tall frames when someone acknowledged me. The people I knew were comfortable and a...

13-yr-old Zackary Barboza is back on his skateboard. He dreams of one day being a pro skateboarder.

Skateboarder pushes through ankle injury

Zoie Barboza, Reporter December 15, 2020

13-yr-old Zackary Barboza has a dream. Pro skateboarding. He said his journey has been tough, and he has faced a lot of bad skating days with tons of injuries, but that has not stopped him from trying...

Martin

Sophomore Finds New Favorite Person When Niece Is Born

Denise Campos , Reporter March 1, 2019

March 15, 2018. That’s a day Sophomore Martin Ramirez-Olivo will never forget. On that day, his sister, who he looks up to as a mother figure, introduced to him his niece. From that day forward, his...

Theyre Free to Follow Their Dreams

‘They’re Free to Follow Their Dreams’

Registrar Theresa Vondra wins paraprofessional of the year
Cara Wimberley, Editor April 25, 2018

Family first. That's registrar Theresa Vondra's guiding life motto. "My parents had me at 40 and 42, and they were older than most of my friends' parents and they worked full time," Vondra said. "Dad...

Shes What Makes Me, Me

‘She’s What Makes Me, Me’

Mother/daughter bond created during cooking
Alaina Salazar, Reporter November 13, 2017

Some people think spending time with friends is more fun than spending time with parents, but junior Brianna Oro doesn't think so. She and her mom watch Criminal Minds together then head straight to the...

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