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Spectrum of opportunities at area high schools

Kylie Huang, Mira Loma High School October 20, 2021

Over the course of this past decade, Sacramento schools have worked diligently to expand their curriculums to include classes and programs that benefit students of all backgrounds and interests.  At...

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Teacher works to help immigrant students adapt

Kayli Huang, Mira Loma High School October 20, 2021

A local teacher is working hard to relieve the pressures and stress immigrants to America encounter in his Mira Loma classroom. Joshua Stinson is an English teacher from Mira Loma High School. His classes...

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Students protest sexist dress code

Hadia Ahmad , Natomas Pacific Pathways Prep October 20, 2021

Some Natomas Pacific Pathways Prep High School students are striving to change what they say is a “sexist” dress code through protests and petitions, but the NP3 administration has yet to change any...

Adding a featured image enhances each story

Adding a featured image enhances each story

Sample Student, Sports Editor June 26, 2021

There are two ways to add a photo to a story in WordPress.  One is to set the photo as a Featured Image for the story, and the other is to insert the photo into the body of the story’s text.  Your...

Use the recent sports scores widget

Use the recent sports scores widget

Sample Staff Member June 26, 2021

Your site includes a scrolling sports score box widget that can be set to display in any of your widget areas.  To adding a sports score, click on New under Sports Score on the left navigation bar in...

Tell the full story in long form

Tell the full story in long form

Sample Student, Editor-in-Chief June 26, 2021

Want to tell the full story?  To get started click on New under the Stories tab on the left navigation bar in the WordPress dashboard. Enter the headline for the article. In the box to the right of...

Sidebar offers more room for widgets

Sidebar offers more room for widgets

Sample Student June 26, 2021

This story is currently using With Sidebar Page Template. Every story has three options for its story page: Full-Width, With Sidebar, or Long Form. Simply, select which you would like on the left hand...

Drop the sidebar and expand the story

Drop the sidebar and expand the story

Sample Student June 26, 2021

This story is currently using Full-Width Page Template. Every story has three options for its story page: Full-Width, With Sidebar, or Long Form. Simply, select which you would like on the left hand side...

Go long using the long-form option

Go long using the long-form option

Sample Staff Member, Staff Writer June 26, 2021

This story is currently using Long-Form Page Template. Every story has three options for its story page: Full-Width, With Sidebar, or Long Form. Simply, select which you would like on the left hand side...

Add a story to your site

Add a story to your site

Sample Student, Staff Writer June 26, 2021

Adding a story is a simple process with SNO FLEX.  To get started, click on New under the Stories tab on the left navigation bar in the WordPress dashboard. Enter the headline for the article. In the...

Go beyond a single photo with slideshows

Go beyond a single photo with slideshows

Sample Staff Member, Staff Writer June 26, 2021

Slideshows are built by uploading multiple photos to a story. Follow the steps below to make a slideshow that goes with any story. When adding/editing a story, click on the Add Media button above the...

Use social media to increase readership

Use social media to increase readership

Sample Staff Member, Staff Writer June 26, 2021

Social media platforms are the best way to drive traffic to your new site. So, set up a Facebook Fan Page, and get your audience to like your publication. Even add a Facebook Like Box to your website...

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