What SLVHS Students Are Planning on Doing This COVID Ridden Halloween

Written by Kayla Hoffman (Features Writer) When COVID-19 first hit, we as a nation did not expect it to last as long as it has. But now, we are approaching Halloween, a time of year many people favor out of the holiday season. This year, there is much debate on whether or not children should … More What SLVHS Students Are Planning on Doing This COVID Ridden Halloween

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

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

SLVHS Students Share Their New Year’s Resolutions

It has become a tradition of people around the world to set resolutions to accomplish throughout the year. People usually make these resolutions to break bad habits or to start good ones. The very first known New Year celebrations were in Mesopotamia and date back to 2000 BC. Since then people celebrate the new year … More SLVHS Students Share Their New Year’s Resolutions

Thanksgiving Survival: How to Properly Survive the Turkey Reckoning

When Thanksgiving disaster strikes, breath mints and a Nintendo won’t be enough if you want to survive the Turkey Reckoning. Thanksgiving is a special holiday where we all join together to appreciate the people in our lives. However, that can be difficult to do when out of nowhere an emergency occurs. Flash floods, fires, and … More Thanksgiving Survival: How to Properly Survive the Turkey Reckoning

SLVHS Students Venturing Our during Thanskgiving Break

This year for Thanksgiving break, students are going on vacations to exotic places and were willing to share their thoughts. There are stories of fun adventures, cool places, and tons of excitement coming from the students, ready to be reunited with their families. The following students are: Erin Iwasyk, Zane Krikke, Caroline Rolander, Lindsey Peterson, … More SLVHS Students Venturing Our during Thanskgiving Break

SLVHS Students Preparing for Battle in Candy Corn Wars

The Skeleton War, the memes, and now, the Candy Corn Wars. Candy corn factions have already been formed, and October 31st could turn into a full-on bloodbath as tensions between candy corn enthusiasts and anti-corners begin to escalate. Candy preference has always been a topic once the spooky month rolls around, with candy trades and … More SLVHS Students Preparing for Battle in Candy Corn Wars

 Pecan Pie vs. Pumpkin Pie: The Two Best Holiday Pies

It is October! We have entered Fall and this month was filled with many great changes and events including our beloved holiday Halloween. We are also approaching holidays like Thanksgiving and Christmas, and what better way to celebrate these holidays than with pie! Some of the most common pies in the fall season include Pumpkin, … More  Pecan Pie vs. Pumpkin Pie: The Two Best Holiday Pies

Creepy Cookies, Candy Corn Rice Krispies & Jack O’ Lantern chocolate ice cream bowls for Halloween Leisure

With Halloween coming around the corner, we need to start making fun and cute treats!  Here are some recipes you can use to spice up your Halloween, including the following recipes Creepy Cookies, Candy Corn Rice Krispies treats, and finally Jack O’ Lantern chocolate ice cream bowls. Hope you enjoy! Creepy Cookiez By Pamela Shank … More Creepy Cookies, Candy Corn Rice Krispies & Jack O’ Lantern chocolate ice cream bowls for Halloween Leisure

A Voice To Be Heard: Remembering Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr. can be remembered as the most relentless yet peaceful man who has ever laid foot on American ground. He woke not a single day in which he did not breathe in the pain and oppression of his fellow African Americans. Since the dawn of the American nation, a torture of sorts had … More A Voice To Be Heard: Remembering Martin Luther King Jr.

Festive holiday events fill the Valley this December

Holiday events in Santa Cruz County: Find tree lightings, parades, train rides, light displays and Santa events near you. Celebrate the holiday season and enjoy playful, thoughtful and unique family traditions. Check out this list for fabulous and festive ways to celebrate the holiday in Santa Cruz. Tree-lightings in Felton, Boulder Creek and Scotts Valley … More Festive holiday events fill the Valley this December

The Thanksgiving Dog Show Wows Crowd As Well as Judges

If watching football on Thanksgiving is not your thing, then change the channel and watch man’s best friend take the center stage on Thanksgiving Day at noon in Philadelphia. Granted, The National Dog Show is different from the Puppy Bowl, and the cuteness factor may not be the same, but it is still worth it … More The Thanksgiving Dog Show Wows Crowd As Well as Judges

Chanukah explained

As Christmas draws closer, many prepare furiously for the day of festivities; however, nearly a dozen SLVHS students are preparing for one of the other holidays. While many people know of Chanukah, very few students truly know what Chanukah is. In order to see what some students thought, this reporter asked Andrew Chestnut, to which … More Chanukah explained

Memorial Day history as well as the modern appreciation for veterans

Memorial Day means different things to different people. It’s the unofficial start of the summer, the annual weekend of cannon fire at Roaring Camp, and the breather before the finals grind. To many, Memorial Day evening brings to mind pulling out the old military portraits, grilling burgers with the family, and a moment of silence … More Memorial Day history as well as the modern appreciation for veterans

Thoughts on Mother’s Day and a discussion of this springtime tradition

There are few things better in the world like mothers. Since birth, mothers have been by childrens’ sides to comfort and nurture them. Sometimes mothers are taken for granted. That’s why the special Mother’s Day holiday comes up once a year to remind how special moms are. The holiday not only reminds of how much … More Thoughts on Mother’s Day and a discussion of this springtime tradition