Confirmed! Disney’s Pixar Pier 1

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Gavin Mercado

If you were hanging around the Disney “News Channels” on YouTube in mid-July, you would know what was announced at the 2017 D23 Expo. One of the many things announced was the long-rumored Pixar Pier.

According to Disney, the current Paradise Pier is set to close early January just as The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror did last year.

Not too long ago Disney released artwork (shown above) of what Pixar Pier is going to look like. The land will be split into two parts. There will be Paradise Bay, with the following rides, Silly Symphony Swings, Jumpin Jellyfish, Goofy’s Sky School, Golden Zephyr, and The Little Mermaid: Ariel’s Undersea Adventure. More…

Under My Umbrella-Ella-Ella 4

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Evelyn Huynh

Mrs. Doyle’s math 7A classes have their first project of the trimester this week. The project is on the surface areas of pyramids and exploring the process of creating umbrellas. It will be due March 30 and will be a week’s worth of homework points, around 40-50.

This project is a collaborative project with 2-4 people per group, although, they will have the ability to discuss with the whole class. A physical model will be made by using the provided scale using construction paper, scissors, and glue. The project will be turned into Mrs. Doyle through Google Classroom.

Students will need to know how to find surface areas, how umbrellas are made, and how the fabric is cut. They are expected to know how to problem solve with real-world applications, and how to collaborate in person and digitally. More…

Increase in Wildfires caused by Humans 1

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Oanh Tran and Evelyn Huynh

Five out six wildfires are caused by humans.  Due to the increase of temperature and “accidents” in the past years, wildfires are continuing to get out of control.  

“People are moving more and more into natural wild areas and essentially providing ignition for wildfires,” said lead author Jennifer Balch, a fire ecologist at the University of Colorado. More…

Tower of- Galaxy?!??!!! 2

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Mariah Escatel

Disneyland is well known for its variety of park attractions including its many other theme parks such as California Adventure, Disney World, Magic Kingdom, and the list goes on. And most know the Twilight Zone Tower of Terror ride at California Adventure. But many do not know that it is being remodeled into a Guardians of the Galaxy themed ride? More…