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Mr. Rivera: the Stingtown Isaac Newton

Mr. Rivera: the Stingtown Isaac Newton

By Fernando Cabrera, Graphics Editor

March 10, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase

The one and only physics teacher at Miami High, Mr. Rivera helps students understand the physical world and every day actions that happen around them. “I consider that all my students have a hidden ability,” said Mr. Rivera.“When I’m teaching I’m thinking that more than one of my...

Stingtown News Alumni Show

February 26, 2016


Filed under Alumni & History, Video

K-POP

K-POP

By Alejandra Guido, Staff Writer

February 23, 2016


Filed under Features

If you have seen people around the school wearing the same Exo sweater, but with different names on the back, they are probably interested in K-pop, which stands for Korean pop, a type of music that originated in South Korea which incorporates elements of Western pop, dance, electronic, R&B, and...

Intellectual Ingrid

Intellectual Ingrid

By Claudaisha Sherman, Staff Writer

February 23, 2016


Filed under Features

Miami High is not just her school, it’s her second home. You see her proudly representing her class and clubs at pep rallies, and you’ll often see her making splashes in the pool with the swimming and water polo teams. Sophomore Ingrid Espinosa-Hueck bleeds blue and gold. Class President Ingrid ran for presiden...

Zoo Miami High

Zoo Miami High

By Headly Cash, Staff Writer

February 17, 2016


Filed under Briefs, Features, Photo Gallery

Animals are amusing and wonderful to be around, but animals in a classroom might be out of place. Marine science teacher Mr. Upperco, who keeps a snake and a spider in his classroom, said, “The reason you put animals in a classroom is to use them as a teaching tool.” You pick out certain animals...

Phones taking over teens

Phones taking over teens

By Luis Martinez, Staff Writer

February 17, 2016


Filed under Features

Imagine we could go back in time to those days when cell phones didn’t exist. Would we be able to handle it? Would a day without our phones be the end of us? Living in a first world country in which technology has advanced so much that phones have become smarter than many of their users, many Americans...

As spirited as his club

By Kassandra Trujillo, Layout Editor

February 11, 2016


Filed under Features

He is very dedicated to his club and bleeds baby blue and white till the day he dies. Juggling school and two different club positions, Honoria president Hector Menendez is a well-known senior to his classmates.   Honoria’s President He loves repping and showing off his club colors, and sta...

The Life of Nancy Miranda

By Grace Marro, Chief Layout Editor

February 10, 2016


Filed under Briefs, Features

Known for her big smile and cute laugh, senior Nancy Miranda wears many hats here at MHS. She is Beta’s 2nd VP, NHS secretary, and SGA recording secretary. Beta Nancy, who has been a member of Beta since 10th grade, joined because her sister, Stephanie Miranda, who graduated in 2014, was Beta’s ...

Life through Pictures

By Janelyse Banos, Staff Writer

February 9, 2016


Filed under Briefs, Features

For high school students, projects should be second nature. Some projects can be long and boring; others can be short and enjoyable. TV production teacher Dr. Underwood does his best to find a happy medium for his introductory TV production students. During the 2nd grading period, they worked for...

Can you compete?

By Laila Garcia, Staff Writer

February 9, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports Stories

In the 8th century BC, the Greeks founded the Olympics, a multi-day festivity featuring the strongest, fastest, and best athletes in a tribute to the gods. These athletes competed in ancient sporting events much like our Miami High teams do against other schools. Fall Sports Winter Sports Spring ...

Beta’s Chicken Nugget: Jennifer Tejada

Beta’s Chicken Nugget: Jennifer Tejada

By Jasmine Ortega, Layout Editor

February 9, 2016


Filed under Briefs, Features

Her medical problems frequently keep her out of school, but she always bounces back. Indeed, she is among the top 10 students in the class of 2017. Ms. Jennifer Patricia Tejada Fino is a dedicated, brilliant, and ambitious young lady. The Future With a 4.0 un-weighted, 4.87 weighted, GPA, Jennifer ha...

Franken foods

Franken foods

By Yanelys Torres, Staff Writer

January 26, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase

Soon kids may actually have a good reason not to eat vegetables and fruits. “FrankenFoods”, also known as GMO’s, are making their way from science labs to the dinner table. GMO’s or genetically modified organisms, are made artificially through genetic engineering. According to the article...

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