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Improving School Safety with Mandatory Mental Health Courses

The Mental Health Course was held on Edgenuity.

By Yaneilys Ayuso

June 3, 2020

Mental health has been a hot topic among students in the past few years as a result of several tragic events that people believe were preventable. Many have called for legislators to act quickly in response to the growing mental health crises we are seeing in schools, and they did by creating a new online...

Animal Crossing: The New Craze of Quarantine

Screenshot of my Animal Crossing game play: the left shows the player; the right shows a ceremony game-play with the animals.

By Sofia Solis, Staff Writer

May 20, 2020

   With the pandemic going on, many of us need to stay home. For those of us who are video game enthusiasts and Nintendo fans, a new game called Animal Crossing New Horizons is the new craze.    The game came out March 20th, 2020, specifically for the Nintendo switch console. Animal Crossing fans...

Shows to Watch During Quarantine

Collage by: Basil Morales

By Basil Morales

May 20, 2020

   What does one do when a virus is running rampant and instilling fear into the hearts of citizens? Uh…. stay home and watch some good TV shows, duh.     It’s the 21st century, and we’re blessed with the internet and numerous TV shows that’ll make you laugh, cry and most importantly, for...

Which Do You Prefer: Online School vs. Traditional School


By Annette Chu, Editor-in-Chief

May 18, 2020

Because of the Coronavirus pandemic, schools have shut down and switched to distance learning. This was a sudden change, and many students have had difficulties adapting because they are used to going to school physically, not virtually. However, we are unsure when schools are going to reopen so it is...

The Productivity Project

By Christopher Bellina, Layout editor

May 16, 2020

    The Productivity Project is a book about being as productive as possible. Chris Bailey, the author, took one year off after he graduated from college to work on his project. He documented all the methods and experiences he had while conducting experiments on being more productive.    Summary of The Productivity Project    The book is b...

COVID-19 Changes Lives


By Christhian Mendoza, Staff Writer

May 14, 2020

 Coronavirus has taken a negative toll on us. Some of us can't go to work while schools and social gathering places have been shut down until further notice.     Junior Bryan Alvarez said, “My mom tested positive for the Covid-19.”  Senior Jaime Flores said, “I haven't been able to work be...

2020 Presidential Elections: Are You Ready?

2020 Presidential Elections: Are You Ready?

By Helena Palis, Staff Writer

May 13, 2020

   This year is really important for everyone, not only the American people but also the new voting generation. The 2020 presidential election is approaching, but a lot of the eligible Miami High students have not registered to vote.     Senior Oscar Salguero said that he was meaning to register...

Quarantine: A Productivity Contest?


By Carolina Soto, Editor-In-Chief

May 11, 2020

In a time like this of social distancing at home, now more than ever media outlets are encouraging people to be productive and have created a mix of activities to do at home. Being productive while social distancing has been different for everyone. Many can agree it has been a journey of trying to feel...

We put our Trust in her Ms. Avila

By Christopher Bellina, Layout editor

April 11, 2020

    A very friendly soul, special education teacher and Miami High’s 2020 Teacher of the Year Ms. Avila is one of the longest serving staff members at Miami High, since 1990, first as a TRUST counselor and later as a teacher in 2010.   Upbringing    She was brought to...

On Clouds of Turbulence

Depression can change a person from the way they feel to the way they let others see them.

By Alejandra Anias, Staff Writer

April 7, 2020

For some, depression is more than just a tough topic that some families don’t want to talk about; it’s their daily life. But, have you ever stopped to wonder, what could be happening inside another person’s mind? This is a question that you might have heard before from the movie Inside Out, or perha...

Ariana Grande: From a Small Actor To a Record Selling Artist

Ariana Grande with 6 of her best looks. (Collage by Basil Morales)

By Basil Morales, Staff Writer

April 3, 2020

Ariana Grande is a sitcom-star-turned-pop music sensation, known for such hit songs as 'Problem,' 'Bang Bang,' 'Dangerous Woman' and 'Thank U, Next.' Miami High has many people who like her and listen to her music. Who is Ariana Grande According to IMDB, Ariana Grande was born in Boca Raton, F...

Menstrual Products: A Right, Not Privilege

<Source:> On December 2017 women joined a Period Poverty protest  in London in front of the minister's office.

By Carolina Soto, Editor-In-Chief

April 1, 2020

When you think of necessities, you think of soap, toothpaste, deodorant, razors and so on. Vital necessities that women require to make it through their monthly menstrual cycle include pads, tampons, liners, or menstrual cups. While they are human necessities, these products do have a monthly fee that...

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