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Dorm Kit Drive

    Collection benefited about 40 United Friends of the Children college-bound young adult 18-years-and-older foster students. All Religion Department classes donated items by the May 9 deadline for this Apostolic Works. Photos provided by Mr. Tommy Smeltzer, program director of Eagle Engineering  

Top 10, my friends

Out of 307 Dramatic Interpretation competitors in the California High School Speech Association’s statewide tournaments, two of 15 Chaminade Speech and Debate Society members placed in the top 10 in the championships April 25-27 in Modesto. Senior Ezinne Meremikwu placed sixth with her performance of “A Thousand Sisters,” and Michael […]

They’re Sew Interesting

Material Girls (left) Annette Stone, Emma Zandbergen, Kate Nation, Katie Griffin, Sabrina da Silva, had a hand in creating the Homecoming Spirit Quilt, which was raffled off at their festival booth. The girls sewed the quilt using retired-style football jerseys. Mrs. Marcie Chin, Social Sciences, and Mrs. Lisa Zabaglo, Religion […]

Our Final Goodbye

Today is the last day of school for the senior class and this week has been a never-ending experience of last moments; the last moment I will recite the pledge with a class, the last time I will here Ms. Poole yell “stop walking!” during prayer, the last rally I […]

Advice from a College Freshman

Greetings from college, Chaminadians! There are a few things that I think a high school senior should know. They are as follows: Firstly, since I know these are coming up: make sure you take your AP exams seriously (or at least the ones you know you’ll be able to get […]

TV Influences Real World

20 children, 7 adults, and 1 horribly disturbed teenager.  These were the casualties of the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, the most devastating shooting in American history.  Just weeks later, there was another shooting at Taft High School, but thankfully, only one was wounded as teachers talked the […]

Violence on TV is Not to Blame

In the light of recent acts of violence, many have hypothesized that the brutality in television and Video Games is at fault. That being said vulgarity should be left out of those mediums. However, a simple look at this issue can provide a real answer for why the rate of […]