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Livin’ Like Ismara

Livin’ Like Ismara

By Gabriela Cruz

April 19, 2017


Filed under Features, Personality Profiles

She is seen all around school always helping with school activities. She is the Class of 2019 vice president and a BETA member. Sophomore Ismara Corea is a scholar and an overachiever, having a 3.5 unweighted and 4.1 weighted GPA. Ismara is funny, creative, and industrious, which makes her one of a kind.   Life at Miami High She or...

T for Tornillo

T for Tornillo

By Victor Ringgaard, Staff Writer

April 19, 2017


Filed under Features, Personality Profiles, Showcase

When you see Mr. Tornillo in the hallway, you’d think he’s a P.E. teacher due to his buff body. However, not only is he physically buff, but he is also a history buff. Mr. Tornillo, or T as some students call him, is a World History teacher at MHS. Childhood Mr. Tornillo was born in the city...

Advanced Placement at Miami High

Advanced Placement at Miami High

By Helen Acevedo, Staff Writer

April 19, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

Miami Senior High School has some of the most influential students in the county, so it’s no wonder they shoot for the stars when it comes to their academics. 14 Advanced Placement classes, from AP English and AP Chemistry to AP 2D Art, can give you college credits free of charge and are offered here...

HOSA

HOSA

By Francis Estrada, Staff Writer

April 19, 2017


Filed under Features

From registered nurses to medical assistants to pediatricians, Health Occupation Students of America, otherwise known as HOSA, guides students down the right path toward their futures in the medical field.   What’s HOSA all about? If you are in the health science classes, then you are aut...

Miami High’s Legal Magnet Program

Miami High’s Legal Magnet Program

By Lorenzo Aleman, Staff Writer

April 19, 2017


Filed under Features

I object! Plenty of students that go to Miami High object to trying out the legal magnet program our high school offers without knowing what it’s all about. Law magnet students have a chance to attend field trips to jailhouses and courthouses. The legal magnet program is a fun and engaging opportun...

School Preparation

School Preparation

By Genoveva Mejia, Staff Writer

April 19, 2017


Filed under Features

Waking up to go to a school you don’t like, to pay attention to teachers you don’t want to listen to, and to memorize lessons just to pass a final, this is the routine most students go through. In the halls of MHS, there’s a question that all students keep asking themselves: Is high school even...

Informative Yet Silly Bain

Informative Yet Silly Bain

By Diego Guerra, Staff Writer

April 18, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

Editor's Note: Article originally published on March 18th, 2016. Despite his passing on April 14th, 2017, Mr. Bain will always be remembered for the mark he left on Miami High. A proud alumnus of Miami Senior High, who came back to spend  30 years teaching and counseling, CAP Advisor, Mr. Bain, enjo...

Academic Rocio

Academic Rocio

By By Adrian Rodriguez

April 7, 2017


Filed under Personality Profiles

Secretary for Career Club, member of English Honor Society, Glee club, and Interact, junior Rocio Rodriguez is a high academic achiever with a 3.7 unweighted and a 4.6 weighted GPA. She’s smart, she’s kind, and she stands out from the rest.   High Academic Achiever Lots of students may wonder: how does ...

Legendary Senior Pranks and Those to Come

By Wendy Arrillaga, Staff Writer

April 7, 2017


Filed under Features

Every year, seniors try to come up with a prank that will go down in the school’s history. Senior Stephanie Aguilar said, “Every graduating class wants to be remembered by those who come up the ranks behind them. A senior prank is one way you can leave a mark behind that will be talked about for...

Miami High’s Vending Machines

Miami High’s Vending Machines

By Jessica Hermidas, Staff Writers

April 7, 2017


Filed under Features

Hungry? Thirsty? No problem at Miami High where students can go to any of the 8 vending machines and find Doritos, Powerade, Cheetos, lemonade and much more. Not everyone, however, is happy with the vending machine choices. Sophomore Johanna Lopez complains that they just aren’t healthy. Juni...

RYLA 2017

RYLA 2017

By Olvin Villatoro, Staff Writer

April 7, 2017


Filed under Features

Rotary Youth Leadership Awards, or RYLA for short, is an annual event run by different Rotary Districts around the world. Miami High Interact Club advisor Mr. Perez said, “Each year, thousands of young people ages 13–30 are sponsored by Rotary Clubs to attend the event run by the club's district...

Steroids in Sports: Fair or Unfair?

Steroids in Sports: Fair or Unfair?

By Frank Wong, Staff Writer

April 7, 2017


Filed under Personality Profiles

When we look at professional athletes, bodybuilders, and powerlifters, a common question comes up: Are they on something? We see them accomplish amazing feats of strength and athleticism, and it makes us question if they use steroids. Senior Dany Franco believes they do. “What they do takes too...

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