Blind labrador retriever, Sage, rescued after missing for eight days

At the end of one of the darkest, wettest winters in memory, a bright spot has lit up the San Lorenzo Valley community in the form of an old, blind dog who went missing in the mountains for eight days has finally been found. On Feb. 24, the Cole family went to bed for the … More Blind labrador retriever, Sage, rescued after missing for eight days

Thrash Metal band, Havok, releases new album

March 2017 is a busy month for music, especially Denver Thrash Metal band, Havok. Havok, formed in 2005, released their first album in 2009, with subsequent albums released in 2011, and 2013. Havok, despite close inspiration from bands such as Anthrax, Megadeth, and D.R.I., retains a unique identity, mixing the iconic sound of ‘80s Thrash … More Thrash Metal band, Havok, releases new album

Participants from SLV fare well in the county science fair

After months of preparation, SLVHS students took on the county science fair in Watsonville on March 11. Students participating from the high school ranged from sophomores to seniors; most seniors have been developing their projects for over three years. The SLV participants, projects, and their awards include: Halie Davis, Ian Gallagher, and Quinn Lydon: Blooms … More Participants from SLV fare well in the county science fair

A student review of latest box office and Oscar-nominated hit Get Out

A satirical take on the racial imbalance in the United States, Get Out is an unexpected hit from new director Jordan Peele. Chris, played by Daniel Kaluuya, travels from his African American community to a white suburban neighborhood to meet his girlfriend’s family. He soon realizes that the family has some twisted games in store … More A student review of latest box office and Oscar-nominated hit Get Out

Students share their plans for this spring break

Although few students are bold enough to say it to their teachers, who may surprisingly share the same sentiment, everyone is really tired of school. The daily grind has worn everyone down, and our exhausted adolescent minds are crying out for a break. But rest easy sleep deprived teens, for Spring Break is here. After … More Students share their plans for this spring break

Early January storm pummels the Valley into submission, and students into their homes, for one last day of winter break

January started off with possibly the worst storm the Santa Cruz Mountains has seen in over 20 years. On Monday, January 2nd, Santa Cruz County residents were warned of an approaching storm. With light rain a few days prior, many had already prepared for power outages and other issues. After living in the mountains, most … More Early January storm pummels the Valley into submission, and students into their homes, for one last day of winter break

Diversity at the Oscars comes as welcome surprise to movie fans

In contrast to previous years’ Oscars, this year moviegoers are rejoicing for the large growth in black nominees after a 2 year drought known as #OscarsSoWhite. The past two years the Oscars have been on the receiving line of discontent with their choices of nominees, who have been prominently white. A “drought”, as some people … More Diversity at the Oscars comes as welcome surprise to movie fans

Which warm beverages do SLV students prefer during the cold winter months?

During the cold times of winter, hot drinks are something that are very popular. Whether it’s hot cocoa, tea, chai, mochas, or straight up coffee, the preferences of individuals determine what the industries will market. The pie chart indicates which hot beverage is most popular among SLV students this winter. According to the results, which … More Which warm beverages do SLV students prefer during the cold winter months?

Student responses provide eloquent insight to the feelings of the nation’s youth, following Presidential election results

After this year’s controversial election came to an end in early November, political newcomer Donald J. Trump slid into victory. He surpassed Hillary Clinton, an experienced politician. This unexpected win came as a surprise to most students at SLVHS, and as one can see in the survey, most were not happy. Out of 194 responses, … More Student responses provide eloquent insight to the feelings of the nation’s youth, following Presidential election results