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FBI director James Comey fired

Camryn Dadey, Editor

May 12, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

On May 9, President Donald Trump fired FBI director James Comey while Comey was in the middle of the investigation into Russia’s role in the 2016 presidential election. This news was a shock to many - including Comey, who reportedly heard the news of his firing on television while at the Los Angeles...

Next year’s ASB presidents ready to make change

Next year’s ASB presidents ready to make change

Glennah Self, Staff Writer

May 12, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Every year, the student body and members of ASB vote to elect new ASB co-presidents for the upcoming school year. The winners of the ASB election this year were Jared Husing and Sydney Barron, who have both been in ASB since they were freshmen. Barron says being ASB president is an important goal she’s...

School Loop is leaving LCHS

Yasmine Krienke, Staff Writer

May 12, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Starting in the 2017-2018 school year, students and staff alike will find themselves using a new program in place of School Loop called Synergy. While Synergy’s concept is similar to School Loop, it is a new platform entirely, and one that not many at Laguna Creek seem to know about. Joel Gruwell,...

Society desensitized to acts of terror

Society desensitized to acts of terror

Rachael Grand, Editor

May 12, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Top Stories

Like the millions of people that watched in horror as the Twin Towers fell on September 11, 2001, Aneka McKean will never forget what she saw. “I was in the fifth grade when 9/11 happened, and I remember seeing it on the news that morning but not truly understanding what the impact of the event was,”...

Students invited to visit Sacramento capitol

Students invited to visit Sacramento capitol

Camryn Dadey, Editor

May 11, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Top Stories

On May 2, students from leadership and Ms. Browne's class were invited to visit the capitol building and the Assembly Chamber. They met with Jim Cooper, a member of the Assembly, and Senator Richard Pan.

Nike Air Max Shoe Project

Julia Page, Editor

March 30, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

After receiving an invitation from the local Phenom athletic store to participate in the Nike Air Max Shoe Project, Laguna Creek High School art students jumped at the opportunity to participate. This project was devoted to bringing an awareness to the Bobby Jackson Foundation, an organization that...

Senior cheerleader works hard to win

Senior cheerleader works hard to win

Cheyenne LaRoque, Staff Writer

March 15, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Four year veteran Laguna Creek cheerleader Elizabeth Groetsema is enjoying her senior year with the team that has become her family. “Cheer is definitely a family, because we work together and try to make the best performances for our school. We push and inspire each other every day,” Groetsema...

How Trump’s presidency will impact teenagers

How Trump’s presidency will impact teenagers

Jessica Greely, Staff Writer

March 15, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

On January 20, Donald Trump took the oath of office to become the President of the United States. He vowed to “preserve, protect, and defend” the Constitution of the United States and its people. All of us. Over the last few months, I have watched the man who ran a presidential campaign initiated...

Insensitive EGUSD absence policy regarding grief needs to go

Insensitive EGUSD absence policy regarding grief needs to go

Rachael Grand, Editor

March 15, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

The experience was almost surreal. One moment I was sitting in advocacy class listening to Mr. Morton talk about the latest sports game and the next, an office assistant was handing him a note ordering me to come to the office immediately. I already knew why I was being called out. That note represented...

Colloquializing mental illness harms society

Colloquializing mental illness harms society

Camryn Dadey, Editor

March 15, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

How many times have you heard someone say they’re “totally OCD” because they like all of their pencils and notebooks to be lined up on their desk? Or say the weather is “acting bipolar” because it was raining five minutes ago and now it’s sunny? Or told their friends they were “so depressed”...

Boy Scouts to allow transgender members

Boy Scouts to allow transgender members

Camryn Dadey, Editor

March 15, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

On January 30, the Boy Scouts of America’s Chief Scout Executive Michael Surbaugh announced that the organization would be allowing transgender boys into their programs, altering a policy that stood for over 100 years. “We and others have recently been challenged by a complex topic - the issue of...

Eight months later, friends of Whiteside grieve

Eight months later, friends of Whiteside grieve

Camryn Dadey and Rachael Grand

March 15, 2017


Filed under Feature, Showcase

Last summer, former Laguna Creek student Deonte Whiteside was fatally shot outside of his house. Eight months later, his friends are still learning how to cope with their grief and how to remember him. “I don’t really show how much it hurts me because that’s behind closed doors. I sit and cry...

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