Abbreviated Welcome Dance Delights Newcomers

Hope Marshall and Ronald Hohnsbeen

September 29, 2017

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With a shortened schedule, the August 24 welcome back dance hosted a record turnout. "It seemed like a fun event with my friends and we put a lot of work into it," said freshman, Jackie Artiaga, who is a new member of the le...

Back to School Night Briefs Parents

Alexandra Reinecke, Editor-in-Chief

September 29, 2017

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Parents, administration, and teachers convened Thursday, September 7 to outline academic expectations for the 2017-2018 school year. Following a parent reception from 6:00-6:15pm in the cafeteria, Principal John Walker addressed...

Rally Truly Welcomes Freshmen

Emma Torres and Amanda Young

September 29, 2017

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Leadership attempted to welcome the new freshmen class in a more positive way at the Welcome Back Rally, hosted during Academy period on September 1. Spirit commissioners, seniors John Torchio, Ryan Regan, and Jake Finegold, d...

Eclipse Interrupts 1st School Day

Jane Maiocco and Mia Jay

September 29, 2017

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The solar eclipse welcomed students back to school on August 21. Although Moraga was not in the path of totality, students still experienced a partial solar eclipse as they left their classrooms during the morning of the 1st d...

Science Club Challenges Teachers

Joelle Nelson and Genie Lee

September 29, 2017

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The Science Club, breaking from a traditional Science Bowl format, hoped to organize their own competition, challenging teachers rather than other students. The Science Club usually competes in Science Bowls, competitions sponsored...

Juniors Ambivalent about New Test

Isabel Owens, Opinion & Copy Editor

September 29, 2017

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The CAASPP (California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress) test was administered to juniors from May 15-26. Juniors last year took the SBAC (Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium) test, which vice principal Karen...

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