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AP vs. Honors

AP vs. Honors

Sarah Gaeta, Reporter
September 30, 2013
Filed under Features

With college looming just around the corner, more students are enrolling in rigorous courses, such as AP and honors classes. In comparison to prep, AP and honors classes are said to be a challenge, though some students believe that AP is even more difficult than honors. "It completely depends on the...

Long Hair We Care

Long Hair We Care

Corrine Tsai, Reporter
September 30, 2013
Filed under Features, Showcase

Kylee Waterworth has set out to do the inspirational task of creating a club to support cancer patients. As a junior at Napa High, she has started the new club, Long Hair We Care. She is looking for committed students willing to donate eight to twelve inches of their hair to the patients in need or...

What Happened to School Spirit?

Sarah Gaeta, Reporter
September 30, 2013
Filed under Features

What defines school spirit? Wearing a flannel shirt on Western Wednesday? Wearing your Napa High sweater each Friday? Well, the technical definition of spirit, according to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, is: “enthusiastic loyalty.” Has Napa High’s school spirit began to disappear? It seems as...

Summer Adventures

Mystica Garcia, Reporter
September 30, 2013
Filed under Features

As we’re transitioning into fall from our summer vacation, some of the students at Napa High shared their experiences from their summer trips. From staying in town, to swimming in the warm waters of Maui, these students retell the unforgettable stories of their adventures during summer break. During...

The Other Side of Boulding

Izabella Bradford, Reporter
September 27, 2013
Filed under Features

At the budding age of sixteen, Leauretta Boulding had a keen interest in writing. She wrote a plethora of poems that varied about many different subjects. She wanted to take the next step and write a novel, but she felt she didn’t have life experience or enough knowledge about being a woman. Growing...

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