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Teaching Kids Who Don’t Want to Learn

Teaching Kids Who Don’t Want to Learn

By Paola Nieves, Staff Writer

January 16, 2018


Filed under Features

Many students have low attention spans, but only the best teachers know how to fight this. For example, language teacher Ms. Morales, said,"95% of my students do their work in my class. They like my class because I use many digital resources including power points, photos, documentaries, game pages,...

Ms. Rivero is All About the High!

Ms. Rivero is All About the High!

By Helen Acevedo

January 16, 2018


Filed under Alumni & History, Features, Personality Profiles, Showcase

Class of ’89 alumna, former Miami High cheerleader, and our current activities director Ms. Rivero has done the most to give back to the school that has brought her so much joy and so many memories.   Former Miami High Student Miami High was different when she came here in the late 1980...

Holidays at Miami High

Holidays at Miami High

By Claudaisha Sherman, Copy Editor

January 16, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

The holidays are the time for students and teachers to take a break from all the work and relax. Whether it’s Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Year’s, everyone decides to celebrate them differently. Some spend time at home with their families while others like to travel. Senior Gabriela Sanchez...

The Bonds of Knowledge

The Bonds of Knowledge

By Ian Sanz, Staff Writer

January 16, 2018


Filed under Features

Do you like your teachers? Are you bored in class? Do you feel in control of your learning? The relationship between students and their teachers is a special one, bound by a mutual desire for new knowledge. However, with different students having different educational needs, and with different teachers havi...

Finding Balance as a Student-Athletes

Finding Balance as a Student-Athletes

By Juliana Jaramillo, Staff Writer

January 16, 2018


Filed under Features, Sports Stories

From the outside looking in, student athletes look like a group of kids that are blessed with the talent to play sports and are lucky to constantly be missing class due to their busy game schedules. What we don’t see is everything behind the scenes. Student-athletes are trusted to balance the roles...

The Hustle at Miami High

The Hustle at Miami High

By Nicole Martinez, Staff Writer

January 16, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

Many Miami High students have jobs and go to school. Senior Jordan Daneker works at a construction site 10 hours per week. Junior Jeffrey Zepeda works at Milam’s Grocery Store as a cashier 30 hours per week. Junior Janet Zapata works at Wendy’s 30 hours per week. Many students say that they can...

The Most Crucial Thing in High School

The Most Crucial Thing in High School

By Roberto Castellon, Staff Writer

January 16, 2018


Filed under Features

Grade Point Average (GPA) is very crucial when it comes to performance in school, especially at Miami High where we believe in striving for the best. Sophomore Veronica Suri said, “My GPA is 3.7, and I get worried about it because my graduation depends on it. I made a lot of effort, for example...

GONZY AND CASH TRE MAKING MOVES

GONZY AND CASH TRE MAKING MOVES

By Emely Herrera, Editor-in-Chief

December 20, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

You might see seniors Tre Thompson and Elian Gonzalez on Stingtown News catching you up on the latest school happenings or simply working behind the camera. This dynamic duo can always be found with a smile on their faces because they’re always full of jokes. But they’re also two talented and aspiring...

Surviving AP Chemistry

Surviving AP Chemistry

By Daniela Same, Staff Writer

December 20, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

AP Chemistry is a very rigorous and fast-paced class. While some students have given up, others have found a way to study and keep on track. For students who are interested in pursuing careers in medicine and science, AP chemistry is the right class for you. Around 20 students took the AP Chemistry...

Let’s Get Down to Business

Let’s Get Down to Business

By John Clement, Editor-in-Chief

December 20, 2017


Filed under Features, Personality Profiles, Showcase

Two years ago, Miami High gained a new recruit. After a long history with work in business and finance, Mr. Padilla responded to his desire to teach, and he has quickly come to enjoy his new job.   College and Career Mr. Padilla’s postsecondary education began at the University of Fl...

Feeling Presidential

Feeling Presidential

By Gina Martinez, Copy Editor

December 20, 2017


Filed under Personality Profiles, Photo Gallery, Showcase

  Cesar Flores is F.E.A. President, a member of Beta, a Silver Knight applicant, and part of the Law Magnet here at Miami High. Surely, we’re bound to see nothing but great things from this spirited individual. Academics By the time Cesar graduates, he will have taken 8 AP classes: Sp...

Can You Hear Me?

Can You Hear Me?

By Rachel Salmeron, Business Manager

December 18, 2017


Filed under Features, Opinion, Showcase

Drizzles of raindrops, mesmerizing music, children laughing, and your own voice are familiar sounds. How would you feel if you couldn’t hear them? How would you feel if you couldn’t communicate properly with others? Many deaf people use American Sign Language (ASL), which involves using hands, arms,...

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