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Sam: Scholar-Athlete

Sam: Scholar-Athlete

By Emily Herrera, Editor-in-chief

May 17, 2018


Filed under Features, Personality Profiles, Sports Stories

On or off the field, senior Samantha Jiron is an outstanding student with a lot of Stingaree pride   Miami High student Although there are many high schools to choose from, Miami High was Samantha’s first choice. Some of her family members are alumni and so the choice was basically ma...

The Power of Protest

The Power of Protest

By Gina Martinez

May 15, 2018


Filed under Features

A protest is a movement that calls for change. From women’s suffrage to civil rights, from LGBTQ+ equality to the recent calls for gun control, Americans have protested at various times in our country’s history. Those protests are actions that allow for change in our democracy and serve as a fundamental...

Let Us Play Video Games In Class!

Let Us Play Video Games In Class!

By Jasmine Bermudez, Staff Writer

May 15, 2018


Filed under Features, Opinion

You are playing as Kirby, fighting against Link, Mario, and Fox in “Super Smash Bros. Melee on the Kirby Dreamland Stage”. Everyone has one life left. Mario uses his hammer power up and knocks Link off of the stage. Fox uses his fast dodging reflexes to reflect Mario’s attack, and Mario falls off...

The High School Experience Guide

The High School Experience Guide

By Christopher Bellina

May 15, 2018


Filed under Features

The high school experience is something that you can only do once in your life, and everyone tries to make the best of it. A great way to better your experience is joining a club or sport, and there are so many different clubs or sports available at Miami High.   Why they joined? Students decide to join a...

A Sneak Peek Into the Life of Dr. Inguanzo

A Sneak Peek Into the Life of Dr. Inguanzo

By Darlyn Bracero, Staff Writer

May 15, 2018


Filed under Features, Personality Profiles

In room 1136 you can find the exceptional AP Spanish and Literature teacher Dr. Inguanzo, always smiling and giving her all in the classroom.   Teaches AP Language and AP Literature She seems ideal to teach high level Spanish classes. “I love language; and literature is the sophistic...

Misery Loves Capstoners!

Misery Loves Capstoners!

By Elizabeth Rivas, Staff Writer

May 15, 2018


Filed under Features, News

Students in the AP Capstone Program stay together for 2 consecutive years. Due to this, the bond and the friendships created in these two classes, AP Seminar and AP Research, are special and one of a kind.   AP Capstone Program The AP Capstone Diploma is given to students who earn scores of 3 ...

Does School Kill Creativity?

By Lisbeth Chavarria, Staff Writer

May 15, 2018


Filed under Features, Opinion

In a world where public schools are churning out drones for the corporate state, nonconformist, creative individuals have no asylum. Creativity now is as important in education as literacy, but why is it not treated with the same level of importance? Picasso once said, “All children are born artists....

Get Off Your Phone!

Get Off Your Phone!

By Clara Garcia, Staff Writer

May 15, 2018


Filed under Features

You’re bored so you go to Instagram. Look, the girl that sits next to you in class recorded herself driving to school. Double tap. Your crush posted a selfie. Screenshot and send to your friends’ group chat. You go over to Twitter and see the latest Kardashian scandal. Also, there’s a new Spongebob...

Students Today, Teachers Tomorrow

Students Today, Teachers Tomorrow

By Ariel Trueba, News Editor

May 15, 2018


Filed under Features

Orientations, recruitment, and special events are some of the responsibilities of the brand new Teaching Magnet Ambassadors, a group of leaders chosen by Teaching Magnet Director Ms. Berrios to empower the magnet program with student initiatives.   Purpose The main goals of the Teaching ...

There’s No Fish in the Sea Like Mingli

There’s No Fish in the Sea Like Mingli

By Helen Acevedo, Layout Editor

May 15, 2018


Filed under Features, Personality Profiles

Don’t be surprised when you see our very own Mingli Yactayo on TV for her latest discovery in oceanography. This senior is already on her way to revolutionize and protect our oceans and marine life.   Guppy Mingli Yactayo was born in Lima, Peru, on May 18th, 2000. The youngest of four ...

Lights, Camera, Eva!

Lights, Camera, Eva!

By Helen Acevedo

May 15, 2018


Filed under Alumni & History, Features

Class of ‘80 alumna Eva Tamargo never let anyone get in the way of her dream to be an actress. Her drive and persistence have made her dream a reality. This Stingaree never gave up on herself or her dreams and has remained humble throughout her journey.   On Screen Tamargo has had many roles on daytime TV ...

Mr. Zabala: The Orchid Gnome

Mr. Zabala: The Orchid Gnome

By Claudaisha Sherman, Copy Editor

May 15, 2018


Filed under Features, Personality Profiles

  If you listen to the afternoon announcements, then you’ve heard his distinct voice calling out, “Seniors, seniors, seniors” before. In the hall and on stairs, he is also known to ask kids “Why aren’t you safe Croc-ing?” He is 9th grade assistant principal Mr. Zabala, who can also...

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