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

Sexual Assault Allegations Against Biden Spring Up During Election Season

Written by Colleen Fitzpatrick (News Writer) Joe Biden, who is currently running for president, has had former Senate aide Tara Reade make an allegation of sexual assault against him. Last year she accused him of inappropriate touching. Reade briefly worked as a staff assistant in Biden’s Senate office. This is not the only accusation that … More Sexual Assault Allegations Against Biden Spring Up During Election Season

Measure S Information

Written by Michelle Hunter (News Writer) School districts use bonds to borrow money to pay for expensive short-term projects. Bonds are usually used to fund capital improvement projects like updating the heating system in a high school or building a new gymnasium. Under the California Constitution, school districts may issue bonds if approved by at … More Measure S Information

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

Good Games of the Forty-Niners and Raiders to Watch for Free on NFL Game Pass

Written by Carter Cox and Ryan Hodge (Sports Writer) Since March 12th, all sports seasons have been suspended until the coronavirus stops spreading. For football, the season hasn’t been postponed since it is in the offseason but it has been an interesting offseason. During these trying times, the NFL has given their fans some hope … More Good Games of the Forty-Niners and Raiders to Watch for Free on NFL Game Pass

Coronavirus Lockdown Impacting Spring Sports at SLV

Written by Sequoia Loya and Carlton Gilbert (Sports Writers) With coronavirus shutting down the school for the rest of the school year the school sports have been canceled though most people would like to finish the sports season it probably is the smart decision I think people would rather not play sports then get corona. … More Coronavirus Lockdown Impacting Spring Sports at SLV

Corona Lockdown Sweeps Santa Cruz County, SLV Campuses

Written by Tasia Lundberg (News Writer) The pandemic has spread. Schools are being shut down, and classes have become digital. “Social Distancing” is the new norm. Covid-19, also known as the coronavirus has completely taken over people’s lives.   The county decided the best way to prevent the spread of the outbreak was to shut down … More Corona Lockdown Sweeps Santa Cruz County, SLV Campuses

Measure S Passes with 55.12%; SLVUSD to Use $75 Million Dollars for Repairs and Improvements

Written by Beckett Glass (News Writer) Measure S passed with 55.12%, and SLVUSD will now receive $75,000,000 dollars in bonds. The bonds will be used for infrastructure upgrades, including: Parking Lot expansion and installation of solar panels for energy efficiency and air conditioning in every school (SLVUSD).  Sophomore Jack McCork commented about Measure S: “I … More Measure S Passes with 55.12%; SLVUSD to Use $75 Million Dollars for Repairs and Improvements

NFL Offseason Heats up with Free Agency Moves and Trades

Written by Carlton Gilbert (Sport Writer) Since the ending of Super Bowl LIV, the National Football League has been focused on  free agency and the upcoming NFL draft. These are two ways teams can get better before the upcoming season.  A strong showing in free agency along with the draft can take a team to … More NFL Offseason Heats up with Free Agency Moves and Trades

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

Rich and Famous Take Testing Priority Over General Public

Written by Kayla White (News Writer) The Coronavirus is exponentially spreading every day, with more and more people showing symptoms. The US is experiencing a shortage of tests, meaning that any tests that are given to the 1% reduce the access for those who are actually symptomatic. The rich and famous are a major part … More Rich and Famous Take Testing Priority Over General Public

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

Newsom Orders that California Residents must Shelter in Place

Written by Michelle Hunter (News Writer) As of March 18th, 2020, Santa Cruz County has been ordered to stay home to prevent the spread of the known COVID-19 virus. The shelter in place requires citizens to stay at home and only go out if they really need to. The order is a  legal order issued … More Newsom Orders that California Residents must Shelter in Place

Positive Changes Resulting from Coronavirus Lockdowns Worldwide

Written by Trinity Torgersen (News Writer) The coronavirus outbreak has forced thousands of people to be quarantined in their own homes. This has caused pollution to decrease, and the animal population to return to visible surroundings. The reason that pollution has begun to have a significant decrease is due to the fact that the virus … More Positive Changes Resulting from Coronavirus Lockdowns Worldwide

Families First Coronavirus Response Act Proposal Passes in the House, becomes law

Written by Beckett Glass (News Writer) The ambulance races up the streets that have been deserted for weeks because of residents in self-isolation, the ambulance comes to an immediate stop in front of a house that belongs to an elderly man. Unfortunately, he had begun exhibiting severe symptoms of COVID-19 and needed to be hospitalized … More Families First Coronavirus Response Act Proposal Passes in the House, becomes law

U.S. Government Proposes Direct Payment Stimulus in Wake of Coronavirus Pandemic

Written by Colleen Fitzpatrick (News Writer) Due to the coronavirus, businesses have been suffering all around the nation. A deal has been reached for a 2-trillion coronavirus stimulus bill. It is the largest bill in U.S. history. That title comes with a price tag, however- the number is equivalent to 9% of the nation’s gross … More U.S. Government Proposes Direct Payment Stimulus in Wake of Coronavirus Pandemic

Virginia Senator Profits From Early Knowledge of Coronavirus

Written by Dean Ricigliano (News Writer) The coronavirus is an international life-threatening crisis and reliable information on the topic is hard to come across. It should be the government’s duty to inform the public and keep us safe but that’s where Senator Richard Burr of Virginia went wrong. Senator Burr decided to resign from office … More Virginia Senator Profits From Early Knowledge of Coronavirus

The Boys’ Golf Team is Looking Good on the Green for the Upcoming Season

The boys’ golf team is a group of players that have faced many obstacles and challenges on their journey to become a golf player. One example of a player and his journey is with his father and his grandpa and how they taught him how to play golf. His grandfather who is now ninety-three years … More The Boys’ Golf Team is Looking Good on the Green for the Upcoming Season

How Some Players are feeling as Varsity Softball is Starting up

Imagine, it’s the eighth inning, the score is nine to five your team is losing, you have a runner on second, there are two outs and the umpire calls the game because of daylight. On Tuesday, March third, the varsity girls’ softball team were playing their hearts out against Carmel, when the umpire called the … More How Some Players are feeling as Varsity Softball is Starting up

Biden Pulls Ahead of Sanders in Super Tuesday

Written by Pablo Reid Super Tuesday is one of the biggest days in the presidential primaries. Fourteen states, including California and Texas, vote on who they want to nominate. The results of the vote are important enough to either sink a campaign or, uplift it– and that is exactly what has happened to Joe Biden’s … More Biden Pulls Ahead of Sanders in Super Tuesday

Controversy Erupts Over Trump’s Recent Pardons and Purges

Story by Michelle Hunter (News Writer) President Donald Trump has recently been in the news for purging office officials and for pardoning criminals. Rumor has it that Trump is merely purging officials to sate his anger at those who may have crossed him.  According to Axios, John Mcentee, who leads the White House Presidential Personnel, … More Controversy Erupts Over Trump’s Recent Pardons and Purges

Debate Over Tesla Crash Questions Companies Autopilot Feature

Story by Trinity Torgerson (News Writer) The National Transport Safety Board met on February 25th in Washington, D.C. to discuss the ruling on the crash in 2018 caused by a Tesla Model X on autopilot, which veered over into the center divider causing the death of Walter Huang. After two years the NTSB still continues … More Debate Over Tesla Crash Questions Companies Autopilot Feature

Putin Sends Promise of Endorsement to Trump and Sanders

Story by Joaquin Cruz (News Writer) Recently in political news, Putin gave a personal message to Donald Trump stating that he’d make an endorsement to him, as well as Bernie Sanders. In this case, people are beginning and will worry about this message due to the 2016 presidential election in which the public, as well … More Putin Sends Promise of Endorsement to Trump and Sanders

Weinstein Sentenced to Prison for Twenty-Nine Years Minimum

Story by Colleen Fitzpatrick (News Writer) On February 24th, Harvey Weinstein was found guilty of 2 out of 5 felonies in New York. Harvey Weinstein is an American film producer who founded the entertainment company Miramax with his Brother. Miramax has put out such movies as Pulp Fiction and Shakespeare in Love. In October of … More Weinstein Sentenced to Prison for Twenty-Nine Years Minimum

Tennesse Begins Training Youth on How to Reverse Overdoses

Story by Kayla White (News Writer) Tennessee County health officials have been teaching children as young as six to reverse overdoses. 600 children in Tennessee have received Narcan training in their after school programs for the past three years. Some of the children have given out seventy doses of Narcan at community events.  Narcan or … More Tennesse Begins Training Youth on How to Reverse Overdoses

Bernie Sanders Promises Increases in Available Child Care

Story by Dean Ricigliano (News Writer) Countries all over the globe consider our youth as a valuable and important resource and that’s why they invest in a better pre-kindergarten program and free child care. The young children are our future and an educated now means a better future and that’s why Senator Bernie Sanders is … More Bernie Sanders Promises Increases in Available Child Care

California Counties Shut Down During Coronavirus Outbreak

Story by Tasia Lundberg (News Writer) People old and young are sick, schools are closing, the population is slowly declining. Globally 98,090 are confirmed to be infected while there is a total of 3,198 deaths. What is causing this sickness and why? This is no illness coming out of a horror movie, this outbreak is … More California Counties Shut Down During Coronavirus Outbreak

San Lorenzo Valley High School Boy’s Tennis has Just Started Up and Players are Excited

This year’s boys’ tennis team has started, are you on the team? If you’re not you should see if try-outs are still available. Have you seen any of their matches? If you answered no, go out and watch one to support your school. There are a lot of students on the boys’ tennis team.  A … More San Lorenzo Valley High School Boy’s Tennis has Just Started Up and Players are Excited

Boys’ Baseball has Started and They are all Hoping for a Good Outcome

The season hasn’t started out too good for the SLV varsity baseball team, with losing their scrimmage and their first game of the season. But the team is practicing every day to improve and start getting some wins under their belt. The team has been practicing to get their first win but has started off … More Boys’ Baseball has Started and They are all Hoping for a Good Outcome

SLV Varsity Boys’ and Girl’s Swim Team is Working Hard During This Season!

As we dive into the new season for the Varsity Boys’ and Girls’ Swim Team, practices have been outstanding and very neat. Both the boys and girls have been very hard working and energetic. Interviewing Sequoia Gambero, Leila Dagan and Amelia Price, they had incredible words to say about the Varsity Swim Team.  While interviewing … More SLV Varsity Boys’ and Girl’s Swim Team is Working Hard During This Season!

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

Review on Trippie Redd’s Album, A Love Letter To You 4

Trippie Redd, a popular singer, rapper and songwriter, released a new album A Love Letter To You 4. He released this album on November 22, 2019. The album reached the U.S. #1 and was Trippie Redd’s fourth album to be in the Top 10 billboard albums. A Love Letter To You 4 features other popular … More Review on Trippie Redd’s Album, A Love Letter To You 4