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See You at the Pole: Students living on prayer

See You at the Pole: Students living on prayer

Caitlin Trude

September 28, 2010


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It starts out at approximately 7 A.M. with four students and two boxes of doughnuts. The air is bitingly cold, and there is almost no one else in sight. The small group consists of Eileen Miramontez, Joseph "Joe" Malach, Hannah Padaoan, and Angela King. They take hands, form a small circle, and whi...

Kyle Lansden declares a Penny War

Kyle Lansden declares a Penny War

Sharon Choi

March 2, 2010


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[Editor's Note: The results are in! The total amount raised was $1881.76 for all the classes. In first place was Josh Dinkler's classes, whose point total was -3952, and total amount raised was $506.58. Second place was Steven Perfect's classes, whose point total was -21215, and $533.55 raised. I...

New “Best Day” club seeks to help kids

New “Best Day” club seeks to help kids

Anaika Miller

February 5, 2010


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“It’s a chance for the kids to have a normal life, because they don’t have that very often,” said club president Jessica Lucas. She started the club to get high school kids involved and raise funds. The club began meeting second semester and has big goals for the future. They are plann...

Meet someone new: Jong In Baek

Meet someone new: Jong In Baek

Dragon Press Editorial Board

November 20, 2009


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Alison English: If you had no hands, would you be sad and why? Jong In Baek: Well I cannot use the computer, read a book, by keeping it open, or doodle. I like doodling. If you could create a new sport, what would it be? How would it be played? I would play Corpse Play. You take a position and hold it. You ca...

Meet the sailing twins: Ryan and Wesley Harris

Meet the sailing twins: Ryan and Wesley Harris

Dragon Press Editorial Board

November 13, 2009


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The Harris brothers, freshmen Ryan and Wesley Harris, set sail on their journey to various parts of the world after finishing fourth grade in 2005. After renting their house and then packing, the Harris brothers finally began their journey to Gibraltar, a British overseas territory located in betwe...

Sibling Rivalries: the Giammichele brothers

Sibling Rivalries: the Giammichele brothers

Anaika Miller

October 22, 2009


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We’ve all been through a time when our sibling or siblings feel more like aliens invading our life than our closest family members. You may think that they’re annoying, weird or maybe even pretty cool, but have you ever thought about what they think of you? Two brothers at Foothill, sophomore...

Alex Phelps: Foothill Artist Profile

Dragon Press Editorial Board

October 15, 2009


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  Foothill is teeming with artists and photographers and yet its National Art Honor Society president, Alex Phelps stands out for her creativity and talent.   Even though she is only a junior, she is already in Art 4 and showing the talent of a seasoned artist. With a graphic designer for a mother and a photojournalist for a father, Phelps thinks her talent came from them.    “I was just born with it I guess,” she said w...

Life without a cell phone. Possible?

Life without a cell phone. Possible?

Dragon Press Editorial Board

September 30, 2009


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As the digital age advances, many people, especially teenage students, forget how much of a necessity a cell phone has become for many. We look around us and see every one with them. Moreover, being at a cutting edge, technology high school does not help our cause. Now just imagine life living w...

Chumash Indians come to Santa Cruz Island

Chumash Indians come to Santa Cruz Island

Maya Morales

September 29, 2009


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The families here are at peace with each other, making the entire scene feel like a big family reunion. In many ways, it is; the adults discuss their lives, and the children play games. However, this is much more than any family reunion. It is a celebration, a gathering in which people from all ove...

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