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The John F. Kennedy choir performing Stars I shall Find, conducted by Bryan Stroh at JFK Auditorium on Dec. 22. Photo by Kaili Jiang, JFK High School.

JFK produces Winter Concert for first time since COVID pandemic shutdown

Kaili Jiang, John F. Kennedy High School January 17, 2023

After two years of virtual practice and delayed videos, John F. Kennedy High School’s music program was able to come together to hold an event for itself and the program’s loyal community – the Winter...

Art is a different manner of communication

Maxim Russu, Cordova High School December 9, 2022

Art can be a way to communicate without words, convey information or make a social statement. Art crosses the language and cultural barriers, using a visual language that many can understand. It has...

Charity Organization Magic Wheelchair presented Galt High School special needs student Christopher Sheldon with a unique Halloween costume made in partnership with last year’s engineering students. Photo by Josh Cullers, Galt High School.

Magic Wheelchair presents Galt special needs student with unique Halloween ‘costume’

Josh Cullers, Galt High School December 2, 2022

Just in time for Halloween, Galt High School special needs student Christopher Sheldon was presented with a custom-made John Deere tractor costume that was made by the previous year’s engineering students...

Most current high school students are aiming for college to reach their career goals.  Pixabay.

College still the main career path for most soon-to-be-graduating Natomas high school students

Akshaj Mehta, Natomas Pacific Pathways Preparatory December 2, 2022

College has been viewed as the main stepping stone to a high-paying job and a successful life for many years now. However, the paths students choose to get to a four-year university are becoming more varied.  Noah...

All of the school staff members who are advisors of the different clubs at Horizon Charter High School came together and talked about their respective clubs. From the left, Gabriel Robert, Elizabeth Anderson, Cynthia Davidson, Marie Zambrana, and Kelly McIntosh.  Photo by Julie Powell, Horizon Charter School.

Horizon Charter hosts pizza party for students, staff to build community

Saffiya Sheikh, Horizon Charter School November 30, 2022

Horizon Charter School recently hosted a pizza party for high school students and teachers to interact with one another over a nice meal. Students from grades 9-12 came together on Nov. 7 and got to meet...


ASSETS an after-school program that provides students a safe space for creativity and more 

Gemma Costuna , Rosemont High School November 30, 2022

Introducing ASSETs, the one-stop program for Rosemont High School students to learn, enrich and create.  After School Safety and Enrichment for Teens is an after-school program that provides all students...


Pleasant Grove golfers place in annual CIF championship competition

Lilah Gonsalves, Pleasant Grove High School November 30, 2022

Making school history, the Pleasant Grove High girls’ golf team placed fourth in the annual California Interscholastic Federation State High School Championship.  The tournament, which took place...

C.K. McClatchy High BSU Vice President Myari Adams and President Arianne McCullough. Photo by Kennedy OGilvie Joplin.

BSU is the place where you can connect with other black people at C.K. McClatchy

Kennedy O’Gilvie Joplin, C. K. McClatchy High School November 3, 2022

Every year, C. K. McClatchy High School holds an annual club rush. One of the clubs presented this year was the BSU, also known as the Black Student Union and Black Students United. What goes on with this...

Diwali is celebrated with candles. Pixabay Image.

Pleasant Grove High South Asian students celebrate Diwali

Parneet Kaur, Pleasant Grove High School November 2, 2022

South Asian students at Pleasant Grove High School and Pleasant Grove Elementary School on Oct. 24 celebrated Diwali, a traditional holiday.  Diwali is also known as Candle Day in India. It is celebrated...


Fast fashion, sustainability focus of new Natomas Pacific Pathways club

Jack Fedor, Natomas Pacific Pathways Preparatory October 8, 2022

As student clubs at Natomas Pacific Pathways Prep have begun to meet for the new school year, existing clubs such as Refugee Relief and Resettlement, Pi-Rates and UNICEF are joined by some new additions. One...

C. K. McClatchy musicians Marley Logan and Elizabeth Denton posing with their flutes. Photo by Kennedy OGilvie-Joplin, McClatchy High School.

Flute musicians garner Best Section award in annual C. K. McClatchy band wrap-up

Kennedy O’Gilvie Joplin, C. K. McClatchy High School October 2, 2022

The C.K McClatchy band ended their band season in the last academic year with an end-of-year concert on June 2, and it is tradition for rewards to be handed out during the event. Members of the band's...


Pleasant Grove players and supporters suffer through tough season of losses

Savannah Haile, Pleasant Grove High School October 2, 2022

Pleasant Grove High School’s varsity football team is currently going through the toughest stretch in the school’s history. The team is currently in a six-game losing streak, and, according to MaxPreps,...

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