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Mid-Pacific prioritizes student well-being with new Character Strong program

Willow Hutchison, Staff Writer

October 20, 2020

“Have a positive self-image!” “Improve your relationships with your friends.” School is tough, but just cope with the pressure and stress because you have to, right? I guarantee you’ve heard this before. Where do we...

Letter from the Editor-In-Chief: Is “doing nothing” a good use of your time?

Erin Goya, Staff Writer

October 8, 2020

Whether you’re a senior or not, I am sure that distance learning has been frustrating and hard for you. “Same thing, different day,” I heard my dad say on a conference call. I get that. I imagined my senior year to be full of pictures of my “last first day” and memories from senior camp. U...

Editor-in-chief says goodbye as unexpected school year comes to a close

Erin Goya, Staff Writer

May 22, 2020

What was supposed to be 180 days, ended up being only 168 days. Our time on campus this school year, which is usually 180 days of hard work, unforgettable memories, and fun, got cut short this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As s...

Pandemic makes us appreciate human interaction

Erin Goya, Staff Writer

April 9, 2020

Six feet apart. The social distance required between two people in order to stay healthy. But that’s easy right? People already sit six feet away from each other and don’t  interact at all.  In this day and age, we so often forget the impor...

Technology: disconnect to reconnect?

Erin Goya, Staff Writer

March 6, 2020

Whether it’s the iPhone 11 or the newest Macbook, we have the power to connect ourselves with the rest of the world at our fingertips. However, does it really connect us or does it push us further and further away from each other?  Wherever yo...

If you’re in a relationship, communication, honesty are key

Siena Usui, Staff Writer

March 6, 2020

Q: As a senior who has never attended a school dance/prom, is attending prom in my final year worth it?  A: I haven’t gone to prom, but I definitely think that attending prom at least once is totally worth it. Since you’re a senior, it’...

Will we stay friends after we graduate?

Siena Usui, Staff Writer

December 13, 2019

Q: What are some tips to relieve/alleviate stress from school/general life? A: Keeping up with everything can be difficult to manage, and it’s always good to take breaks when you need them! Before starting your homework, I like to time mysel...

Parental pressure on students: here are a few things to keep in mind at school and at home

Erin Goya, Staff Writer

November 26, 2019

Parents always want what’s best for us, right? That’s why they continuously pressure us to be our best. However, too much parental pressure can backfire when it comes to student performance. As a high schooler, it seems like your whole life ...

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