The Hunger Games Unit Reply

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Jonah Vu and Heather Tran

Warning: mild spoilers

Mrs. Ortega’s notorious Hunger Games unit has begun! Eighth grade honors English students had a chance to be reaped and entered in the slightly less violent version of the Games. There are two districts: District 14 (period 3-4) and District 911 (period 7-8). More…

Are You Ready to Have a Blast? Reply

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Tyler Serrano

To celebrate their 10 year anniversary, West Arts Productions is putting on the musical, Blast 2.0!

Blast 2.0 is a combination of all the amazing productions our program produced in the past years. Even the people who haven’t been in it for years can do this musical mash-up! More…

Publication Possé 📚📑- 1

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Nikki Do, Kristen Fernandez, and Jonah Vu

Welcome, welcome, all book lovers or lovers of books! Today we are back with three book-movie adaptations, specially targeting movies that were disappointing to fandoms. Excluding the magnificent Harry Potter series, we present the worst and the best book movie adaptions. Now tremble before “the horror of Diet Coke!” (the God’s chosen beverage). More…

Staconia’s Brilliant Basketball Team (And Game) 2

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Nikki Do

On April 12th, Stacey’s basketball team made a debut at our very own “outdoor stadium” according to Mr. Yohn. After inviting Johnson to play our team, the Stacey boys won 29-27 and the girls lost 12-22.

Although this may be an upsetting defeat for the girls, Heather Tran provided many extraordinary rebounds and Kristine Phan scored the first two baskets in the game. Some students from Johnson also commented that #14 on the girl’s team (Malia Noyes) played very well. More…

Changes in the Making Reply

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Destiney Hagberg

Mr. Yohn’s classes are generating ideas to make Stacey a better place. He explained to everyone that Stacey ASB has funds amounting to about $25,000 that can be spent on our school for the benefit of the students. Mr. Yohn said all the money came from students when paying for dances and other events. More…

Amazon Takes Over? Reply

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Quang Truong

When you hear the word “Amazon,” most people think of the online shopping titan that many love for their wide variety of items.

Now, Amazon is planning to open physical stores that may appear in malls across the country. They are opening particularly bookstores and department stores, which is BIG trouble for the bookstore chain, Barnes & Noble. More…

Internet Safety Reply

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Thao Vy Phan

Since the arrival of Chromebooks, the GoGuardian has been effectively blocking inappropriate websites. However, the software has also prevented legitimate sites such as debate.org along with other websites. According to Education World, the internet service provider of the public education system claims that 75 to 80 percent of the school districts filter the internet or plan to do so. The issue regarding the method of monitoring the internet has caused many intense debates among educators, parents, technological experts and others.
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