Miami High News

Cheating Partners

January 9, 2019


Filed under News, Opinion

I wonder why people do the things they do, specifically, cheating. Do Miami High students engage in it? “I regret it. Seeing him hurt hurt me,” said Jennifer Alonzo, a senior, who cheated on her boyfriend while they were going through a tough patch. The relationship finished in 2017. I approached...

Classroom behavior

By Christopher Bellina, Staff Writer

January 7, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Going to school is a staple in everyone’s life at one point or another. Unfortunately, one part of the learning environment that is not a staple is good behavior among all students.   Have you been in a class where the teacher has no control? Many students have had that one out of contr...

Is Music Helpful or a Nuisance

By Rickey Paredes

October 18, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Music is made to relax, to inspire, and to have fun. Most students at Miami High use music to relieve stress from work and tests. Music to most students is a way to loosen up to from all the work teachers put on them.   MUSIC IN SCHOOL Many students believe that listening to music at school relieves stress. Junior Jesse Gonzalez said, “Music gets my mind off things.” Junio...

Who is Nicki Minaj?

By Christhian Mendoza, Staff Writer

October 18, 2018


Filed under Opinion

According to the article titled “ "Nicki Minaj: American rap singer and songwriter” published by Encyclopedia Britannica Onika Tanya Maraj, known professionally as Nicki Minaj, is a Trinidadian-American rapper, singer, songwriter, model, and actress. Born in Saint James, Port of Spain, Trinidad...

Marijuana- friend or enemy?

By Karyme Osorno

October 18, 2018


Filed under Features, Opinion

  After a long, tiring, and stressful day of school, you get home, carelessly throw your bookbag on the bed, and then lie down scrolling down Instagram’s boring timeline looking for the play of the night. Soon you get a notification from the group chat with your only friends. They sent a s...

Are teens ready to vote?

By Christopher Perez, Staff Writer

October 17, 2018


Filed under News, Opinion

Vote! Vote! Vote! This a word that we hear constantly in school and in society, but when voting is mentioned, youth is excluded even though they’re the future and looked upon to carry the legacy of our country. The current voting age in America is 18, but many people think that lowering the voting age t...

The Dream Defenders

By Lisbeth Chavarria, Staff Writer

October 5, 2018


Filed under Opinion

If you would have asked me two years ago what grassroots activism was, I wouldn’t have been able to answer the question. Today, I am a little more familiar with the term---a method of campaigning for a cause that the activist feels strongly about. Grassroots refer to the most basic level of an acti...

Mental Illnesses Are Not Adjectives

Mental Illnesses Are Not Adjectives

By Carolina Soto, Staff Writer

September 25, 2018


Filed under Opinion

“You’re so OCD!” “I’m going to kill myself” “You’re so bipolar!” “You look so anorexic!” “Cute, but psycho”   Mental illness disorders are being used daily by people who are not aware of the effect these mental illnesses have on people diagnosed with them. Some...

Choir Comes with Change…

Choir Comes with Change…

By Jasmine Bermudez, Staff Writer

June 7, 2018


Filed under Features, Opinion

Choir director Ms. Cid has made her second year at MHS worthwhile for all her students. She is recognized as “Master Cid” or “Mama Cid” within the MHS choir community. Sophomore Mariah Moran sees Ms. Cid as her second mother that has helped her grow as a person and as a musician. “She has...

The Final Thoughts of Being In Journalism

The Final Thoughts of Being In Journalism

By Johnny Silva, Staff Writer

June 6, 2018


Filed under Opinion

When I first came into Journalism, I never thought that it would be one of my favorite classes. Although I barely talked to people in the class, I did enjoy interviewing people trying to see their perspective on story topics. Not only that but I also liked reading other students’ stories as well. The...

Class of 2018 Reunited One Last Time At Prom

Class of 2018 Reunited One Last Time At Prom

By Darlyn Bracero, Staff Writer

May 31, 2018


Filed under Features, Opinion

When it comes to prom, some people say, “Why should we spend an insane amount of money on a dress, a suit, makeup, or hair for just one day?” Others say it is not worth paying $65 plus all the other expenses. However, for the 500 students who bought tickets to Miami High’s Prom on May 12 at Jungle...

Vaccination Trepidation

Vaccination Trepidation

By Angie Elvir, Staff Writer

May 18, 2018


Filed under Features, Opinion

You’re sitting on the uncomfortable plastic chair; the nurse pulls up your shirt sleeve, and you feel the cold, wet alcohol pad being rubbed all over the targeted area. You hear the nurse’s nails tapping against the syringe, and the moment comes. She grabs your upper arm, she squeezes your skin,...

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