Watching ‘ The International’

Wyatt Calandro, Reporter

August 14, 2015

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On Saturday, I grouped up with my brother and eight friends, and we went to view The International Dota 2 Championships Grand Finals over at a local movie theater. In total there were about 20 of us who were there to watch the...

CBS 5 television anchor Sean McLaughlin informs freshman AVID class about job

Victoria Vital, Reporter

May 7, 2015

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On Fri., Apr. 24 broadcast journalist Sean McLaughlin came to speak in front of an AVID class about his career. This opportunity all started when freshman Alexis Davis wrote a letter to McLaughlin asking him to come and speak...

The Valley of the Sun vs. The Big Apple

Hannah Lizarraga, A&E Editor

May 7, 2015

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Recently, I was given the opportunity to travel to New York City with the entire fine arts department. I really have not traveled anywhere except the few trips I have gone on to California, so this was very exciting for me. When...

Gilmore Girls offers great respite from real world stresses

Hayley Gorman, Editor-in-Chief

May 7, 2015

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During December, while I was stressing out about final exams, I decided to turn to my best friend, Netflix, and started watching a new TV show, Gilmore Girls. I had made it halfway through the pilot during the beginning of Nov...

The Fosters brings teen struggles to light

Hayley Gorman, Editor-in-Chief

May 7, 2015

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In June of 2013, ABC Family debuted the groundbreaking television drama The Fosters. The Fosters centers around an interracial, lesbian couple and their biological, adopted, and foster children. Stef Foster (Teri Polo), a poli...

Ambitious performers visit the Big Apple

Maria Granados, Reporter

March 28, 2015

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The McClintock Fine Arts Department will be taking 146 students to New York from Wed., Apr. 8 to Sun., Apr. 12. The people going will be students in advanced fine arts classes, including choir, orchestra,  band, drama, dance,...

High school bullying movie The Duff opens in theaters Feb. 20

February 11, 2015

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The Duff, a movie that focuses on social class in high school, opens in theaters on Fri. Feb. 20.  It stars Mae Whitman, Bella Thorne, and Robbie Amell. Bianca (Mae Whitman) is a content high school senior whose world is sha...

The Interview stirs up controversy with Sony Pictures

Nikolaus Rosales, Opinions Editor

February 11, 2015

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On Nov. 24, 2014, Sony Pictures was hacked after major controversy over Seth Rogan’s new movie, The Interview. Although there is still no exact culprit, most of the blame has gone to North Korea, and the hacker group #GOP (...

Drama, dance and music programs collaborate in performance of Hello, Dolly!

Alice Pratt, Copy Editor

February 11, 2015

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This year, the McClintock Fine Arts program took on a challenging show in preparation for the annual winter musical performance, which took place on Jan. 22-24. Thornton Wilder’s Hello, Dolly!  centers around a widowed matchm...

Talented musicians qualify for Regionals

Dawson Skree, Sports Editor

February 10, 2015

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Regionals auditions were on Sat. Jan 24, 2015 and 25 students from each musical group made regionals. In order to make regionals the different branches of music had specific things they needed to do during their audition. “Choir...

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