Where the 2020 Presidential Race Stands Now

Written by Pablo Reid (News Writer) Now that both presidential primaries are effectively over, Joe Biden and Donald Trump will be the presidential candidates in the 2020 election, which will take place on November 3rd, if everything goes right. Both candidates have the majority of their party’s support, but the year has not been easy: … More Where the 2020 Presidential Race Stands Now

The Final Episodes of the Documentary, The Last Dance Brings it all Together

Written by Braidan Lewis (Features Writer) Watching The Last Dance episodes nine & ten was a surreal moment for me, going into it felt like how the Bulls did going into that final season, you knew it was going to be over after this. Knowing this though didn’t make it any less entertaining, but in … More The Final Episodes of the Documentary, The Last Dance Brings it all Together

Mother’s Day was a Little Different This Year With our County Sheltering-in-Place

Written by Micah Jewell (Features Writer) On September 10, 2020, we gave love and affection, honoring all of the mother figures in our lives, by showing how much we care about them. Although it is disappointing that this year’s Mothers Day was spent under quarantine regulations, we hope that it was still enjoyable and special. … More Mother’s Day was a Little Different This Year With our County Sheltering-in-Place

A Couple fun and Different Ways to Workout and Keep Yourself Healthy

Written by Natalie Hunter (Features Writer) We’ve been in quarantine for almost three months now and most of us eating junk food and binge-watching Netflix, but now summer is just around the corner! Although we still most likely will not be able to enjoy many outdoor summer activities as usual, now is the perfect time … More A Couple fun and Different Ways to Workout and Keep Yourself Healthy

How People are Planning to Spend Their Summer Despite Being in Quarantine

Written by Sierra Mattair (Features Writer) Summer of 2020 is just around the corner and despite COVID-19 and the quarantine it brought with it students at SLVHS are very excited for this summer. Although we may still be social distancing, many people still have ideas of what they can do to make the most out … More How People are Planning to Spend Their Summer Despite Being in Quarantine

The Popular new hit Series, Outer Banks Keeps you on Your Toes With all the Action

Written by Sierra Bullock (Features Writer) Surviving this quarantine must be hard for everyone. This is a difficult time and lots of people are struggling with finding what to do to keep themselves busy during these tough times. A big one that I’m sure everyone has resorted to is watching shows and movies. There must … More The Popular new hit Series, Outer Banks Keeps you on Your Toes With all the Action

A Review: The Movie, Scoob! Gets Added to the Classic Scooby-Doo Series

Written by Zach Reaves (Features Writer) As kids, almost everyone had at least one or two cartoons that they watched and loved. Fans of the classic Hanna-Barbera series Scooby-Doo were pleased to hear that the series would be getting a new animated film adaptation this Spring. Scoob! was released on May 25, 2020 with a … More A Review: The Movie, Scoob! Gets Added to the Classic Scooby-Doo Series

A Perfect Sweet Treat to Make at Home as it Gets Hotter and Hotter

Written by Cherise Gombatz (Features Writer) Ice cream is actually super easy and there are many different ways and flavors to make. The first way is the “two ingredient method.”  All you need is two cups of chilled heavy cream and one can of sweetened condensed milk, you can also add different flavors of extract … More A Perfect Sweet Treat to Make at Home as it Gets Hotter and Hotter

What SLVHS Will be Doing For the 2020/2021 Sports Season is Uncertain

Written by Kaylah Perez and Ryan Hodge (Sports Writers) The 2019/20 school year at San Lorenzo Valley High School is starting to wrap up, and now we are talking about potential changes for the upcoming year. It may be very different than usual, but we can get through it together! With everything going on around … More What SLVHS Will be Doing For the 2020/2021 Sports Season is Uncertain

Some Sweet Things to Make That Will Remind you of Summer

Written by Cherise Gombatz (Features Writer) During quarantine we are all learning new recipes. These recipes are both very easy and very tasty. Both recipes are very flexible and super fun for groups or just for you! Since summer is coming up I decided to choose a classic summer favorite but quicker and easier to … More Some Sweet Things to Make That Will Remind you of Summer

A Series About Michael Jordan is Named the Most Popular Documentary

Written by Braidan Lewis (Features Writer) The Last Dance documentary recounting the Michael Jordan and the 1997-98 Chicago Bulls just passed another Netflix original “Tiger King” as the most popular documentary of 2020. Every episode is different and presents something capturing right off the start, as the beginning of episode five when we see a … More A Series About Michael Jordan is Named the Most Popular Documentary

Drake’s Newest Album, Dark Lane Demo Tapes Drops

Written by Micah Jewell (Features Writer) Imagine dropping an album and within the first twenty-four hours, almost all of the fourteen songs that are on the album are on the Billboard Hot 100. This is no one other than Drake who is no stranger to the rap game with multiple platinum projects and holding the … More Drake’s Newest Album, Dark Lane Demo Tapes Drops

Books to Check out if You’re in Need of Something new to Read

Written by Natalie Hunter (Features Writer) Two months into quarantine and you’re probably already running out of things to do. You have probably already binge watched at least ten shows on Netflix, spent at least twenty hours on TikTok, tried at least one new recipe, and started at least one new art project. But what … More Books to Check out if You’re in Need of Something new to Read

The Popular Chloe Ting Online Workouts That People are Loving During Quarantine

Written by Sierra Mattair and Sierra Bullock (Features Writers) The shelter-in-place restrictions have changed the lives of many people.  Being active is very good for your physical and mental health, but for many people, it has been very difficult to stay active and keep in shape during this time in quarantine due to sports being … More The Popular Chloe Ting Online Workouts That People are Loving During Quarantine

Want a way to Watch Plays at Home? Check out The Drama Online Library

Written by Charlotte Gunion (Features Writer) Are you bored in quarantine and searching for new sources of entertainment? Are you interested in streaming plays right in front of you? If so, keep reading! The Drama Online Library is an incredible website that we all have access to! This website provides hundreds of plays that are … More Want a way to Watch Plays at Home? Check out The Drama Online Library

Senior Spotlights

Written by Charlotte Gunion (Features Writer) Amidst all of the CoronaVirus chaos, High School seniors worldwide are being shorted of one of their most important milestones. Senior year is what our childhoods lead up to. We all have dreamt of that final year in high school and everything that comes with it. Prom, graduation, college, … More Senior Spotlights

Different Platforms to Watch TV Shows and Movies During These Boring Times

Written by Zachary Reaves (Features Writer) Many new movies continue to come out on popular streaming services such as Netflix or Hulu. Here are some of the most popular movies and TV Shows during the quarantine. Netflix’s Top 10 list shows that several children/family movies have been much more popular during the stay at home … More Different Platforms to Watch TV Shows and Movies During These Boring Times

SLVHS had Virtual Spirit Week to Lighten the Mood and Bring Some fun to Students

Written by Jersey Collins (Features Writer)   During this tough time of staying home and not being able to out go and hang with friends, the ASB class at San Lorenzo Valley High School decided to have fun at home, virtual spirit week. Movie Monday, Tye-dye Tuesday, Workout Wednesday, Throwback Thursday, Fancy Friday and free … More SLVHS had Virtual Spirit Week to Lighten the Mood and Bring Some fun to Students

In Need of a new Netflix Show to Watch? Check out the Popular Series ‘On my Block’

Written by Sierra Mattair (Features Writer) The popular teen TV show, On My Block, released its third season on March 11th this year, following the cliffhanger on the season finale of season two! This teen drama/comedy is very well liked and received a four point nine out of five stars from google viewers. The series … More In Need of a new Netflix Show to Watch? Check out the Popular Series ‘On my Block’

An app That can Deliver Your Favorite Foods Right to Your Door

Written by Micah Jewell (Features Writer) Our whole world has been going through some crazy times lately with local stores everywhere closing their doors and some even saying goodbye forever. We all can really see how serious this is. The state of California has been issued a shelter-in-place order. This means you are not allowed … More An app That can Deliver Your Favorite Foods Right to Your Door

The Perfect Spring-themed Lemon Cake to Make While at Home

Written by Cherise Gombatz (Features Writer) The lemon cake that I am going to walk you through is perfect for spring! It will take you a couple hours, so it is a great activity while we are stuck at home! I personally made this cake, and it turned out fantastic! Looking back though, I would … More The Perfect Spring-themed Lemon Cake to Make While at Home

NBA Puts on a Tournament Using NBA 2K With Professional Basketball Players

Written by Braidan Lewis (Features Writer) “Stop playin’ with me Andre, stop playin’ with me!” That’s what the Los Angeles Clippers’ vociferous point guard, Patrick Beverly, had to say when he defeated Cleveland Cavaliers Center Andre Drummond in the second round of the NBA 2K Players Tournament. Have you ever wondered if professional athletes’ personalities … More NBA Puts on a Tournament Using NBA 2K With Professional Basketball Players

How Some People are Surviving While Being Quarantined

Written by Sierra Bullock (Features Writer) Our country, along with many others, are experiencing many difficulties due to the new disease, coronavirus. We are currently in a shelter-in-place order until at least May 3rd. COVID-19 is a virus that originated from China and has spread to other countries. A large number of people are suffering … More How Some People are Surviving While Being Quarantined

Yummy Food to Consider Making While Stuck at Home

Written by Sierra Mattair (Features Writer) It’s hard for people to be stuck inside their houses with nothing to do. Not being able to go out to eat at your favorite restaurants is especially hard. However, you can make the most of your “shelter-in-place” by making delicious food. Not only does it keep you busy, … More Yummy Food to Consider Making While Stuck at Home

What you can Watch if You’re in Need of Sports

Written by Braidan Lewis (Features Writer) This Coronavirus outbreak has turned bad for many sports fans who were anticipating the sporting world heading into the spring and summer. For starters, the NBA and NHL were heading into the end of their respective seasons and into the playoffs. Personally for me, and many other NBA fans, … More What you can Watch if You’re in Need of Sports

Some Ideas to Help you Stay Busy During the Shelter-in-Place

Written by Jersey Collins (Features Writer) We all know about the Coronavirus or COVID-19… Well, it’s stopping everybody from being able to go to school, go to work, play sports, go outside, and just simply hang out with people. Now, all the students within multiple California Counties have to do online schooling at home and … More Some Ideas to Help you Stay Busy During the Shelter-in-Place

Grocery Stores are Being Hit by Americans Panic Buying

Written by Micah Jewell (Features Writer) These last few weeks have been some of the most hectic times, not just for hospitals, but also for all grocery stores. For some people that means driving almost 100 miles to try and buy the last roll of toilet paper or hand sanitizer left. All of a sudden, … More Grocery Stores are Being Hit by Americans Panic Buying

How the Cancellation of SLVHS is Affecting People

Written by Cherise Gombatz (Features Writer) With only a couple of months of school remaining, many seniors were looking forward to going to prom and graduation with all their friends. But now that school is cancelled until May, the effect it is having on seniors may be more than it seems. As of March 25th, … More How the Cancellation of SLVHS is Affecting People

New Music To Check Out

Written by Joaquin Cruz (Features/News Writer) Recently while under quarantine due to the coronavirus, there hasn’t been much to do other than watch movies, play games and continue on with online school. But besides those things, there has also been a great amount of music being released recently by multiple artists from many different genres. … More New Music To Check Out

San Lorenzo Valley High School Performs Chicago for the Yearly Musical

San Lorenzo Valley kicked off their highly anticipated spring showcase of Chicago over this past weekend. Chicago is an American musical written by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse based off the 1926 play of the same name. The play is set in Chicago during the jazz age, narrated by reporter Maurine Dallas Watkins, about real … More San Lorenzo Valley High School Performs Chicago for the Yearly Musical

How the Annual Rotary Club Speech Contest Took Place This Year

San Lorenzo Valley High School students take home a grand total of $350 at a local speech contest on February 13, 2020. Senior Lukas Hagar won the first-place prize of $200, Skylar Berggren the second-place prize of $100 and junior Nolan Alisago took home the third-place prize of $50. The annual Rotary Club speech contest … More How the Annual Rotary Club Speech Contest Took Place This Year

Some Springtime Flowers that are Starting to Bloom With the Warmer Weather

The flowers are blooming and it’s almost the most beautiful time of the year… Spring! Many different flowers are blooming and they are all very pretty. Some are Primrose, Pansy, Hyacinth, and Daffodil.  Primrose is a very colorful flower. It’s one of the earliest flowers to start blooming in the early spring season. The common … More Some Springtime Flowers that are Starting to Bloom With the Warmer Weather

An Overview of Felton’s Newest Addition to the Town, the Library

In November 2019, the original Felton Library shut down for good. On February 22nd, the Grand Opening of the new Felton Library took place. Built in 1893, the previous library was originally the Presbyterian Church. Felton simply did not have a library for a long time until the very first one was established in a … More An Overview of Felton’s Newest Addition to the Town, the Library

Need Ideas for Delicious Spring Themed Desserts? Check out This Article for Five of Them!

Here are five festive spring recipes that are refreshing fruity desserts perfect for any spring event. Sugar Cookie Fruit Tart For the cookie dough, you need all-purpose flour, baking soda, baking powder, butter, white sugar, egg yolk, vanilla extract. In a large bowl beat the butter and sugar until well combined, add the egg yolk … More Need Ideas for Delicious Spring Themed Desserts? Check out This Article for Five of Them!

The Follow up Movie to ‘Suicide Squad’, ‘Birds of Prey’ Hits Theaters

It’s that time of the year… it’s March, in between winter and summer and it feels like life is on repeat. Every day, we go to school, do whatever else everyone individually does, and go home. It’s inevitable that it’s that time of the year again because the holidays have passed and we are now … More The Follow up Movie to ‘Suicide Squad’, ‘Birds of Prey’ Hits Theaters

Netflix Adds New Series While Pulling Old Shows in December

Every month, Netflix rolls out and brings in new movies, television shows, and original movies and series. New things that are being added are: 8 Mile, Astro Boy, Battle, Bride of Chucky, Christine, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, Crossroads: One Two Jaga, Friday, Friday After Next, Hellboy, Man vs Wild with Sunny Leone: Season … More Netflix Adds New Series While Pulling Old Shows in December

On The Basis of Sex Focuses on the Life of Ruth Bader Ginsberg

Ruth Bader Ginsburg has been an Associate Supreme Court Judge for 25 years after being appointed by past President Bill Clinton. At age 85, Justice Ginsburg has lead a life in which she has continually fought for the rights of women and minorities. She has ruled on major cases such as Obergefell v. Hodges (granted … More On The Basis of Sex Focuses on the Life of Ruth Bader Ginsberg

Easy-To-Make Holiday Treats for Everyone

Winter is an amazing time to start baking and having fun in the kitchen with family. There are all sorts of treats varying from peppermint hot cocoa, gingerbread, shortbread cookie, eggnog, and fudge. So many delicious ideas, there are two  different recipes in this article, one for Non-Alcoholic Eggnog and the other, Triple-Chocolate Peppermint Fudge. … More Easy-To-Make Holiday Treats for Everyone

Activities for SLV students Over Winter Break

Winter break is rapidly approaching, luckily there are many fun, festive, and electric activities to partake in. There are so many possibilities when it comes to winter activities. With activities ranging from Santa Cruz to Santa Clara, this winter break will surely not be a boring one. Ice skating is always a great way to … More Activities for SLV students Over Winter Break

San Lorenzo Valley High School Student’s Favorite Horror Movies to Watch

The beloved holiday, Halloween, is quickly approaching. The need for the best horror movies has never been greater. Some horror movies that students at our school suggest for Halloween 2018 include: The Witch, The Conjuring, A Quiet Place, Hereditary, and Scream. Damian Cardenas, a freshman at SLV high school recommends the gothic film, Hereditary, “My … More San Lorenzo Valley High School Student’s Favorite Horror Movies to Watch

Quick and Easy Remedies to try This Fall Season to Help With Dry and Irritated Skin

Even if you despise door knockers and horror movies, it is hard to hate on Halloween because it offers the best excuse to go full-blown crazy with makeup. Whether you like creepy makeup with fake blood, pretty Halloween makeup, or to follow in the footsteps of celebrity Halloween costumes and pay tribute to your idol, … More Quick and Easy Remedies to try This Fall Season to Help With Dry and Irritated Skin

A Spooky Halloween Adventure for Everyone at Great America

Are you looking for something to do for this spooky season? Well, I highly suggest going to Great America’s Halloween Haunt. The whole park is transformed into a Halloween themed park with scary monsters and villains jumping out at you at every corner. The park has eight horror themed mazes such as Chaos House, Roadkill … More A Spooky Halloween Adventure for Everyone at Great America

A Look into ‘American Horror Story ‘ Season 8: Apocalypse

The eighth season of the Emmy award winning, anthology television series, American Horror Story, fires off with something all too realistically scary within the first fifteen minutes of the first episode of this season: Nuclear Warfare. Season 8, Apocalypse, is a crossover between the very popular seasons Murder House and Coven, which are seasons one … More A Look into ‘American Horror Story ‘ Season 8: Apocalypse

Review of our Local Coffee Shops in the San Lorenzo Valley and Scotts Valley

Teenagers at SLV are living on coffee these days. With all those long nights studying and waking up early preparing for the day ahead. Coffee is a must for many students, so fellow students and I went to find out what truly is the best coffee shop around. We traveled from Felton to Scotts Valley, … More Review of our Local Coffee Shops in the San Lorenzo Valley and Scotts Valley

From Dancing to Football, SLVHS Students Celebrated Homecoming Week

Did you attend San Lorenzo Valley High School’s Homecoming game and dance? Homecoming is a tradition of welcoming back former students and members and celebrating the organization’s existence. It is traditional in the United States and Canada. Homecoming was invented 100 years ago at the University of Missouri-Columbia when an athletic director Chester Brewer urged … More From Dancing to Football, SLVHS Students Celebrated Homecoming Week

Simple and Easy At Home Dessert Recipes for Halloween

These recipes are super simple, fun, and easy! Recipes include Halloween Marshmallow Pops, Bloody Halloween S’mores, and Bloody Red Velvet Cheesecake Brownies, all Halloween themed due to the close proximity this holiday is. First,  the Marshmallow Pops, you will need, 12 large marshmallows, one 10-ounce bag of candy melts, an assortment of sprinkles, some lollipop … More Simple and Easy At Home Dessert Recipes for Halloween

Living in Singapore for Reid Uncovered How Globalization can Decrease Culture

One of the hardest parts of re-entering American society was writing about the difficulties of entering American society. Two years ago I went to Singapore, a small city-state in Southeast Asia, and brought with me the idea that to travel meant a total change in everything, not only in the way one lived his everyday … More Living in Singapore for Reid Uncovered How Globalization can Decrease Culture

Overview of San Lorenzo Valley Sushi Spots

by Atara Miller Finding the right restaurant can be difficult when taking environment, service, and quality into play. There is a popular, and growing demand for engquist sushi, as the food has increasingly become mainstream. Fortunately, here in San Lorenzo Valley and Scotts Valley, there are no shortages of enticing sushi restaurants. Sushi restaurants in … More Overview of San Lorenzo Valley Sushi Spots

A Sneak Peek at the Toronto Film Festival

by Hannah Zolezzi The Toronto International Film Festival, a major event on the movie festival circuit, is underway. It’s facing some uncertainty now that Piers Handling has announced that he will end his 23-year run as chief executive and step down after next year. Mr. Handling brought the festival, commonly known as TIFF, into international … More A Sneak Peek at the Toronto Film Festival