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Ugh.. Finals

January 31, 2012 • Sai Vanam  

Finals are stressing me out. It is my senior year so I thought Icould take a break and worry less about finals. But to the contrary, senior year has been pretty rigorous. I hope to maintain my grades as I am border linein some classes. With everything that is going on, it is hard to focus. The 49ers,... 

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Old Pokemon Cards

Got to Catch ‘Em All

January 24, 2012 • Heather Wicks  

That’s right.  I’m a junior in high school and I still love Pokemon.  Ever since I was six years old, I’ve been a dedicated Pokemon fan, whether it was watching the show every week or buying the light-up Pikachu shoes.  The unhealthy obsession seemed to follow me into my high school... 

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Resolution goes down the drain

Resolution goes down the drain

January 20, 2012 • Shweta Sugnani  

Cheers to another resolution I couldn’t commit to. Putting a stop to procrastination has become a physical and mental insurmountability to me. With each new semester, I kind-heartedly welcome this resolution to take its place in the same corner of my brain as it was in the beginning of the previous... 

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Janesh Gupta's attempt at looking "sexy"

Senior year so far

January 19, 2012 • Cyril Sambrano  

As Finals week approaches, I begin to realize how close the class of 2012 is from graduating. One of the things I’ll miss the most during second semester is AP Econ. with Mr. MacLeod. He’s a great teacher who always got me ready and pumped for the rest of the day.  We only have about five... 

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Pole Vaulters 2011

Track is almost here

January 19, 2012 • Liam Sheridan, Blogger  

After almost 5 months of training, track preseason is coming to an end. My friends, Jack Champion, Kyle O`Hollaren and I (Liam Sheridan) began training for the upcoming track during the first week of school in September. We trained Monday through Thursday and sometimes on weekends. In the last month... 

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What lies ahead

What lies ahead

January 14, 2012 • Mindy Lyseng-Crawford  

It’s crazy to think about how quickly this school year’s gone by. We just got back from our last winter break and the feeling is just starting to hit me; high school’s almost over and soon we’ll all be off to bigger and better things. I have to say that the one thing you should... 

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The missing lock

The missing lock

January 12, 2012 • Tanusree Munshi  

It was just an ordinary lunch; I walked to my locker in the 50’s wing, took my food out closed it and left the lock hanging on the door. I always sit with a group of friends on the benches in right in front of my locker, so I don’t fear that someone would take anything. Towards the end of lunch,... 

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The pros and cons of working at Grocery Store

The pros and cons of working at Grocery Store

January 11, 2012 • Coleana Mount  

I have been working now for about a year and a half at a Grocey Outlet. When I first started working there I was really nervous. I didn’t really know anyone there. It took me a while to understand how everything worked and to memorize all the codes for the cash register, but eventually I got the... 

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“Old School-The Golden Rule”

“Old School-The Golden Rule”

January 10, 2012 • Anmol Mathur  

Having just finished a phone conversation with AT&T, my mom has informed me that, although we were promised to have our internet service back two days ago, it has now been postponed to two days from today. What frightens me is not that I will be without internet for four days—it’s the idea of... 

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Go to the temple

Go to the temple

January 9, 2012 • Matt Isola  

The term “running” has taken on a new for iPhone users here at washington. The uber popular app “Temple Run” has students addicted and their focus being drawn to their phones. I’m definitely addicted myself because I like the competitiveness and the constant drive to beat my last score. What’s... 

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