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Giving back knows no season

Joe Rodriguez, Staff writer

As we all know, every Wednesday of every week we hold a mission collection for a “twinning” school that is less fortunate than we are. We have all seen the red cup being passed around in our homerooms, but we don’t really take the time to think about the difference we can make by just donating even a dollar. All of that money goes to a school in Ethiopia known...

December 13, 2016

Food Drive collects over 1,000 items

Ray Lockhart, Staff writer

The annual St. Joseph food drive was very fruitful this year like earlier years. The food drive was organized by the Student Council who is led by teacher and coach Kristin Kalal and student president Genna Foster. The food drive went for three weeks. Students were reminded ever day to bring anything they can in even if it wasn't their homerooms item.  “It doesn't matter i...

December 11, 2016

City of Chicago celebrates historic Cubs’ season

City of Chicago celebrates historic Cubs’ season

Sarah Laballarte, Staff writer

On Wednesday, November 2, 2016 after 108 years of ‘bad luck,’ the Chicago Cubs won Game 7 of the World Series, their first World Series title since 1908. The Cleveland...

November 27, 2016

Junior year only means one thing…ACT

Junior year only means one thing…ACT

Emma Checchi, Staff writer

To the average upperclassmen, the ACT test seem like the most threatening thing they can face. The ACT is a standardized test taken by high school students across the nation....

November 6, 2016

New teacher long way from home, excited at new challenge

Stefania Renteria, Staff writer

When it comes to keeping track of your family and maintaining your career growth, there are particular changes you have to make to maintain a balance. St. Joseph High School offered Mrs. He the opportunity to work as a part-time teacher that helps her with her personal priorities and in school responsibilities. “I love everything about high school,” Mrs. He said.”...

November 6, 2016

Hitting your groove with the Chargerettes

Leah Matthews, Staff writer

At St. Joseph High School, the dance team has more moves to come. They bring the most energy to the crowd without saying any words. The coach of this team is Cree Thurmond, who spends most of her time here at St. Joseph coaching these girl to become better dancers. She has been coaching for three years and going on four. Cree would be coaching thirteen girls. The Chargerettes...

November 2, 2016

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World/US News

Settling the debate between Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

Stefania Renteria, Staff writer

Christmas and Christmas Eve happen on back-to-back days and both are designed to celebrate the same thing, but it seems like everyone has a preference as to which holiday they enjoy more. People around the world have their own customs and preferences. Personally, coming from a Latino community we take both holydays very serious. Christmas Eve is all about coming...

December 11, 2016

Appreciating Thanksgiving

Leah Matthews, Staff writer

  Thanksgiving traditions are important to families across the world. In my family, this is the time we give thanks to God.  We celebrate by coming together and sharing what we are thankful for. Also we eat, laugh play games, dance and have fun together like it is our last time seeing each other. The food in my family is the most important part. It take for...

December 11, 2016

Christmas or Thankgiving? A debate on two of the more popular holidays

Emma Checchi, Staff writer

The holiday season is up and running, and everyone is in a festive mood. People gather around the dining table to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday with friends and family, then later sit around a Christmas tree, opening gifts with smiles on their faces. The holidays are a time for family and friends to get together and spread joy. The holiday season as a whole can be...

December 11, 2016

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Opinion

Opinion – Ending the cruelty toward farm animals

Rachel Brokenshire, Correspondent

When we think of farm animals, we may picture a scene from a children’s book—a farmer and his family taking care of the animals; the cows in the field eating grass with...

December 13, 2016

A lesson in giving back during the Holiday Season

December 11, 2016

College Hoops season in full swing

February 19, 2015

Tensions high between Police, communities following deaths

December 17, 2014

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Arts and Entertainment

St. Joseph Spring Play all set for this week

Lauren Ward, Correspondent

For this year’s Spring Play, the theatre department at St. Joseph High School will be performing one of the most classic stories of all time. This Thursday and Friday,...

April 19, 2017

Aggressive rapper drops long-awaited album

November 6, 2016

A Coloring Book for grown-ups

November 6, 2016

Halloween – A treat or just a trick for high school-aged students?

Halloween – A treat or just a trick for high school-aged students?

October 30, 2016

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The student news site of St. Joseph High School
The student news site of St. Joseph High School