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Later start times for all California middle and high schools

By Kayli Huang, Mira Loma High School September 4, 2022

California middle and high schools are the first in the nation to be required to start school no earlier than 8 a.m. and 8:30 a.m., respectively, according to ABCNews in a story aired on April 3, 2022....

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California young voters need to take advantage of their precious voting rights

Kylie Huang, Mira Loma High School June 17, 2022

Under the Constitution, voting rights are guaranteed to all citizens of the United States under the Constitution, regardless of their race, gender, or religious affiliations. However, in the past couple...

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School schedule influences student achievement, health

Kylie Huang, Mira Loma High School June 12, 2022

School schedules vary from school to school, depending primarily on the decisions of administrators. Though schedules dictate a student’s everyday life, students may forget that they have the power to...

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One day is not enough to address Earth’s needs, especially global warming threat

Kylie Huang, Mira Loma High School May 19, 2022

Earth Day has always been the perfect opportunity to celebrate our appreciation for the environment and acknowledge what we can do to help the planet.  More often than not, this involves park clean...

Cheryl Cheng, a junior at Western Sierra Collegiate Academy, raised money to support Ukraine through cookie sales.

Teen helps raise financial support for Ukraine through cookie sales

Kayli Huang, Mira Loma High School April 29, 2022

Cheryl Cheng, a junior at Western Sierra Collegiate Academy, started a cookie fundraiser in her neighborhood to raise money for Ukrainians displaced by the conflict. According to the BBC, Putin claimed...

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Russian invasion touches Ukrainian diaspora in Sacramento region

Kylie Huang, Mira Loma High School April 12, 2022

In mid February Russian troops invaded Ukraine after having amassed hundreds of thousands of troops at its border, greatly escalating the slow burn Russo-Ukrainian War that has been going on since 2014....

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Schools adapt to state-wide relaxation of masking rules

Kayli Huang, Mira Loma High School April 6, 2022

Some teachers at Mira Loma High School say San Juan Unified School District dropped its mask mandate too soon. The school stopped requiring students and staff to wear masks at school on March 14, days...

Chinese Culture Club students performed a traditional fan dance.

Mira Loma Asian Art Fair: A campus celebration of the Lunar New Year

Kylie Huang, Mira Loma High School March 6, 2022

The Lunar New Year is a crucial part of a wide variety of various cultures, mostly centered in Asia. At Mira Loma High School, students and staff mark the occasion with the annual Asian Art Fair.  Bih-yuan...

Titilope Olotu is a junior at Mira Loma High School.

Black History Month celebrated by Mira Loma, Churchill Black Student Unions

Kayli Huang, Mira Loma High School February 28, 2022
“I feel as though that Black individuals, especially within Mira Loma, are usually viewed as the non-achieving and individuals that are not usually the ones to stand out,” said Titilope Olotu.
High school student workers face challenges working during COVID-19 pandemic but not just from the virus

High school student workers face challenges working during COVID-19 pandemic but not just from the virus

Kayli Huang, Mira Loma High School January 27, 2022

Many adults are leaving their jobs during the COVID-19 pandemic but teenaged workers struggle with age discrimination and challenges balancing work with school obligations. According to the Washington...

COVID pandemic increases mental health needs on high school campus

COVID pandemic increases mental health needs on high school campus

Kayli Huang, Mira Loma High School January 24, 2022

This year, a Peer Mediation Group was made available to students at Mira Loma High School to support mental wellness. This group of students help their peers resolve minor conflicts and problems and steer...

Social media posts are increasingly threating violence to students.

Social media postings spark increase in violence threats to Sacramento area students

Kylie Huang, Mira Loma High School January 24, 2022

Threats to the safety of students at school have become more apparent with the use of social media.  Annmarie Jessil is a junior at Mira Loma High School. She remembers one such threat targeting her...

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