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Got talent?

Patricia Aguirre

April 5, 2016


Filed under News, Opinion, Showcase

The 10th annual talent show will be taking place Thursday, April 7 from 6pm to 8pm at the ASC. Jasmine Zuñiga and Jaime Perales will be hosting this year’s talent show. There will be a variety of talents ranging from singing alone and dancing with a pair. Tickets will be only $2 so make sure to g...

Super Bowl 50

Patricia Aguirre

February 4, 2016


Filed under A&E, News, Opinion, Sports

This year, the Carolina Panthers and the Denver Broncos will be playing on February 7 in the City of Santa Clara at the Levi’s Stadium at 3:25PM. The football players that everyone wants to see are Cam Newton and Peyton Manning. For the halftime show 3 artists will be performing, Coldplay, Beyonce and Br...

Swimming to the Movie Theater

Patricia Aguirre

February 4, 2016


Filed under A&E, News, Opinion

After waiting 13 years for a Finding Nemo sequel the moment has come. Disney and Pixar finally announced Finding Dory. In Finding Dory, Dory reunites with her loved ones, and everyone learns a few things about the true meaning of family along the way. The release date is June 17, 2016. Better start...

Clocking Out

Clocking Out

John D. Vargas and Jackie Herrera

August 18, 2014


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Unlike what many students believe, teachers have lives after they clock out of their daily teaching routines. From sports to music teachers have different hobbies that fill their days between grading papers and attending meetings. Take Mr. Colsch for example, in his downtime he enjoys fixing things...

Instructions Not Included: Movie Review

Instructions Not Included: Movie Review

Mindy Calvillo and Janette Rodriguez

January 29, 2014


Filed under A&E, Opinion

Instructions not Included was first released back in August 30, 2013 and received a grossing of $7,846,426 and became the highest-grossing Spanish-language film in North America and was the highest-grossing Mexican film of all time in Mexico with a grossing of $11,500,000 during the opening weekend. In...

SAC Tradition Broken

SAC Tradition Broken

Erick Bolanos and David Robledo

December 4, 2013


Filed under News, Opinion, Showcase

It was announced December 2, 2013 that the students of Mission Early College High School will not be holding their annual tradition of going to the SAC for the football championship. Not only are the football finals canceled the annual soccer game between upper classmen and lower classmen will not be...

Difficult Texts That Enhance Your Humanity

Haley Minton

October 21, 2013


Filed under A&E, Opinion, Student Life

Reading enhances intellect…right? Not exactly. We read to increase our knowledge, it’s true. But we can only truly learn by using our own perceptions; that means our natural surroundings and personal experiences. We learn through nature, books, and actions. Our surroundings, background, and e...

Online Classroom Tools

Online Classroom Tools

Haley Minton

September 25, 2013


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

In the past several years, technology at MECHS has become more user friendly. Mr. Alvarado, Mr. Perez, and Ms. Arrieta got us hooked on Prezi and Edmodo. Mr. Waxman had us use Quest, which proved very helpful for Algebra. Mr. Saldivar promotes Khan Academy serving not only math, but science, economics,...

Intelligent Optimist- Eduardo Vasquez

Intelligent Optimist- Eduardo Vasquez

Mindy Calvillo

September 13, 2013


Filed under Opinion

'Eddie' as some people may call him, is always looking on the bright side of situations. He never gives a negative thought about anyone and is always trying to bring a smile to everyone's face. Other than his positive attitude, Eddie is an A-Honor roll student.

Charming Persona- Amberly Martinez

Charming Persona- Amberly Martinez

Mindy Calvillo, Janette Rodriguez, Star Writers

September 5, 2013


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Amberly Martinez is the senior class Historian. She is known for wearing bright colored clothes, but that isn’t the only thing bright about her. She has a vivid personality and is a positive influence on many because of her personality and volunteer work. Amberly is also an active member of the ‘LA...

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