Resume Building Opportunities Still Available

Sheila Teker and Sheila Teker

May 26, 2020

As social-distancing measures continue, students have lost out on the opportunity to participate in extracurricular activities that are needed for college applications. With that in mind, La Puma has compiled a list of opportunities...

Zoom “Bombing” Disrupts Distance Learning

Sheila Teker and Sheila Teker

May 26, 2020

As administrators, teachers and students have been struggling to complete the school year as a result of shelter-in-place restrictions that have made in-person instruction impossible, some individuals have attempted to throw a...

Resume-Building Opportunities Diminish during Quarantine

Sheila Teker and Sheila Teker

May 20, 2020

With the shelter-in-place extending into summer and forecasts that COVID-19 will not be leaving anytime soon, many summer programs have been postponed until next year, while others are providing supplemental activities and instruction...

PE Credit Earned through Independent Activities During Closure

Sheila Teker and Sheila Teker

May 5, 2020

With school closure extended to the end of the school year, the PE department has made significant changes to its fitness testing and Athletic PE programs. Those in their 2nd year of PE with electives Yoga, Weight Training,...

Adding Quarter Grades to Transcripts Powerful Incentive

Sheila Teker, Staff Reporter

April 27, 2020

The end of the quarter is often met with indifference from students as these mid-semester grades are omitted from the transcripts that are provided to colleges during the application process. Quarter grades are currently nothing...

Calls for Awareness Saturate Calendar

Sheila Teker, Staff Writer

April 11, 2020

There are months dedicated to certain types of awareness, yet, ironically, students are poorly informed about them. For example, March is Women's History Month, Deaf History Month, National Craft History Month, Red Cross Month,...

Response Escalates as Coronavirus Continues Spread

Sheila Teker, Staff Writer

March 29, 2020

The Contra Costa County Board of Health issued a shelter-in-place order, effective from March 17 through April 7, in response to the rapidly expanding Coronavirus outbreak. The intent of the order is to "flatten the curve"...

Sweet Treat Shelter-in-Place Relief

Sheila Teker, Staff Writer

March 29, 2020

Under shelter-in-place orders and perhaps fearing for our lives, sweet treats can be a calming influence, help us focus on online schoolwork, and literally satisfy our hunger. Baking is something that practically anyone can do...

ASB Election: Candidate Statements

Sheila Teker, Staff Writer

March 6, 2020

Election of the 2020-2021 Associated Student Body leadership takes place Friday, March 6 during 5th period. What follows are statements from each candidate. ASB PRESIDENT (Unopposed):  Sophie Webster: "I'm very excit...

Sieckert Helps Establish Memorial for Murdered Boys

Sheila Teker, Staff Writer

February 13, 2020

With the aid of English teacher Shannon Sieckert, an official state historical marker in the state of Mississippi honoring murder victims Henry Dee and Charles Moore was approved by the Department of Archives and History in January. Henry...

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