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

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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Election fraud, attempt to overthrow election have lasting impact on youth

Kylie Huang, Mira Loma High School April 11, 2022

January 6, 2021, is a day that will go down in history.  The insurrection at the U.S. Capitol by American citizens revealed the extensive influence of election fraud and fake news. Even now, Congressional...

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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...

The threat from global warming continues grow but resistance to changes to confront it do as well.

Youth climate change activists aren’t waiting to take action on threat of global warming

Kylie Huang, Mira Loma High School December 25, 2021

Seeing the disparities of the world today, high school students have started taking action against climate change.  Skyla Hatton is a junior from Mira Loma High School, and is the secretary of the Forces...

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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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