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

Donald Trump appoints climate change denier to EPA; considers cutting program

Donald Trump is no friend of climate change activists or climate scientists, but many have wondered whether his talk prior to the election would translate to action as president. He has outright denied that the increases in average temperature over the past century are the result of human activities, and instead insisted that they are a … More Donald Trump appoints climate change denier to EPA; considers cutting program

Cougar(s) found in Fall Creek raises concerns in SLVHS community

As this long winter begins to subside, it appears the forested mountains surrounding San Lorenzo Valley High School are beginning to awaken. On February 21, 2017, a parent living in the area behind SLV called into the middle school office and reported seeing a fairly large mountain lion in the woods behind the middle school. … More Cougar(s) found in Fall Creek raises concerns in SLVHS community

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

New Season for Golf with Muddy swings and Cheerful Faces

     Golf team members have started to grab their golf clubs out of their garages and find their shoes in their closets. This first good rain year in a while has been good for drought, but not for the golf team. Boulder Creek’s golf course, SLV home course, has probably got the worst of … More New Season for Golf with Muddy swings and Cheerful Faces

Lake Oroville spillage causes immense damage to Northern California

  With all of the rain that has hit California in the past few months, containing all of the water, through the use of dams and other resources, has been difficult for California workers. One of the biggest issues is Lake Oroville, which became so full that the dam gates were opened and the spillways … More Lake Oroville spillage causes immense damage to Northern California

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