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Registrar Estrella “Star” Ibarra

Registrar Estrella “Star” Ibarra

By Ariel Trueba, News Editor

March 19, 2018


Filed under Features, Personality Profiles

Registrations, transcripts, grade changes--everything you need to graduate is done by one person, our school’s registrar Ms. Estrella “Star” Ibarra, who has been at Miami High for two decades now on a long, satisfying journey.   Growing Up Born on April 25th in Miami to Cuban parents, M...

No Sky for Colored Stars

No Sky for Colored Stars

By Clara Garcia, Staff Writer

March 12, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

In movies, the Arabic character plays the terrorist that plants a bomb; the African-American character is portrayed as a “thug”; the Latina is played as a feisty, overly sensual woman or the maid that doesn’t speak English. Stereotypes in the media Stereotypes are something people encounter...

An Open Door at Miami Dade Honors

An Open Door at Miami Dade Honors

By Darlyn Bracero, Staff Writer

March 12, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

Many students want to go to a school that would make their dream of being a doctor, a lawyer, a teacher, an architect come true.  Miami Dade College’s Honors program is such a school. Many Miami High alumni are very proud to be in this program that gives them so many great opportunities.  Class...

The Truth is Out There

The Truth is Out There

By Angie Elvir, Staff Writer

March 12, 2018


Filed under Features, Opinion, Showcase

By definition, extraterrestrials (aka aliens) are “from outside the Earth or its atmosphere.” Some people would say it’s a hypothetical or fictional being from outer space whose intelligence capacity is greater than ours. There has been an ongoing debate over their existence for years. Do you believe...

Police: Friends or Foes?

Police: Friends or Foes?

By Ian Sanz, Staff Writer

March 12, 2018


Filed under Features, Opinion

As police brutality continues to be exposed on social media, young minorities are becoming increasingly skeptical and critical of law enforcement. Following the unlawful murder of Eric Garner in New York in 2014, the neglect and eventual suicide of inmate Sandra Bland in Texas in 2015, and the shooti...

Just Another Brick in the Wall

Just Another Brick in the Wall

By Carolita Soto, Staff Writer

March 12, 2018


Filed under Features

As students grow up in the U.S. education system, they see it from a variety of different perspectives. So much wrong with school Students think many things are wrong with the educational system. “The U.S. wastes too much time on mandatory classes that aren’t teaching us things we should...

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...

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