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Teenage Self-Esteem

Teenage Self-Esteem

By Paola Urribarri, Staff Writer

March 9, 2018


Filed under Features

Self-Esteem is how you picture yourself, what you think about yourself, and how you think people picture you. In high school, a lot of teenagers work hard to boost themselves up in order to not get intimidated by the “threats” school can present. Bullying, for example, is one of those threats....

Kill Those Bad Grades!

Kill Those Bad Grades!

By Claudia Farrada, Staff Writer

March 9, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

Are you struggling with school? Think there’s no solution? Well, lucky for you, Miami High offers free tutoring! Saturday tutoring is offered from 8:30 to 11:30 AM, and after school tutoring is from 2:30 to 3:30 PM on school days. On Saturdays, the school provides free breakfast and also free pizza...

Student Monitors

Student Monitors

By Claudaisha Sherman, Copy Editor

March 9, 2018


Filed under Features

Did you know that when someone calls you to the office to go home, it’s students? Have you ever checked out a book from the library and noticed it was students behind the counter? Do you ever wonder why students are the ones always coming to your class, asking for someone to be sent to the office?...

Changing Perspectives

Changing Perspectives

By Lilith Berrios, Staff Writer

March 9, 2018


Filed under Features

We live in a society where we fight for our rights against racism, sexism, and other problems. Many people have written about their perspectives on these issues. There is a class that can help you link the past to the present through these books and concepts. This class is the new course Multicultural...

One Step Closer to College

One Step Closer to College

By Victoria Vazquez, Staff Writer

March 9, 2018


Filed under Features

You are sitting in that chair in a room full of strangers, you start to panic, and your palms get sweaty. Time is ticking, and it seems as if you’ve been testing forever. Your mind goes blank, and you don’t know what to answer. Many seniors have been in this situation. When it comes to taking...

Case of Senioritis

Case of Senioritis

By Elizabeth Rivas, Staff Writer

March 9, 2018


Filed under Features

Senioritis is like the flu. As seniors we’re bound to get it sooner or later! While some already have a horrible case, for others it hasn’t even knocked on their doors. “Senioritis is the procrastination and laziness that students experience towards the end of their high school career, using...

The Challenge of Being an ESOL Student

The Challenge of Being an ESOL Student

By Roger Herrera, Staff Writer

March 9, 2018


Filed under Features

Miami High is a very diverse school with students and teachers from all over Latin America and the world. ESOL students face many difficulties throughout the process of becoming a fluent English speaker from being left apart from the activities to being bullied by peers because of their accent or even...

I Need To Write This Down!

I Need To Write This Down!

By Jasmine Bermudez, Staff Writer

March 8, 2018


Filed under Features, Opinion, Personality Profiles

Writing is a great way to express anything and everything. There are different types of writing for everyone. Writing can portray the emotions of a poet or help researchers with their findings. Many interpretations can come through writing words. To the people who adore writing, its significance is...

Honoria is Forever!

By Belmar Hernandez, Staff Writer

March 8, 2018


Filed under Features

“Who are we? HONORIA! Our colors are blue and white! And what do we do? We run the school, we run the school, we run the school!” HONORIA is a spirit club, was one of the first clubs brought to Miami High, and is most known for hosting Mr. Miami High event. At first, HONORIA was an all-girl club...

Who is Waldo?

Who is Waldo?

By Daniela Same

March 8, 2018


Filed under Features, Personality Profiles, Showcase

Eccentric, dedicated, and always with stories to tell, Mr. Waldo Rodriguez has dedicated 30 years of knowledge and effort to teaching U.S. Government and Economics at Miami High. Student Waldo graduated from Miami High in 1973 and was part of the football team. He was a B student and didn’t par...

Senior Expenses

Senior Expenses

By Emely Herrera, Editor-in-Chief

February 27, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

When you begin high school, you’re waiting for the moment you finally become a senior. You can’t wait till the first day of school when you get to wear your senior crowns and let everyone know that you run the school. And on top of it being your last year of high school, you get the opportunity to...

Math Teacher Mr. Jara

Math Teacher Mr. Jara

By John Clement, Editor-in-Chief

February 26, 2018


Filed under Features, Personality Profiles, Showcase

A former Miami High student, Mr. Jara has returned as a math teacher to the high school he grew up with. Nearing the end of his second year here, he continues to devote himself to student success.   Education and Career Mr. Jara graduated with the Class of 2008. A significant development d...

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