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In the Bag

In the Bag

Gabriella Picard, Reporter
January 14, 2015
Filed under News, Showcase

Right as the New Year began Napa, California started their ban on plastic bags, hoping encouraging people to bring their own reusable bags or buy a biodegradable paper bag.   Getting rid of plastic bags is said to benefit the environment by reducing litter and improving our water quality, and ...

CAN you help?

CAN you help?

Laurel Steinharter, Reporter
December 9, 2014
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With the holidays and Winter break coming up, there will be lots of dinners and time spent indoors with family and friends. It is also a time of year to start giving back to our community. The Napa Valley Food Bank puts on an annual city wide food drive and holiday program. The “Holiday Program”,...

The Trouble in Ferguson

The Trouble in Ferguson

Dustin Damwyk, Reporter
December 9, 2014
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On November 24,  the Grand Jury declined indictment of  28 year old Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson, meaning that he would not be charged of a serious crime. Weeks before on  August 9th in Ferguson Missouri, Police Officer Darren Wilson shot and killed unarmed 18 year old African American...

Spirit Daze

Spirit Daze

Emily McDaniel and Gabriella Picard
November 5, 2014
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Pajama Party Napa High kicked of Big Game week being comfy and cozy in pajamas. In honor of Big Game, Napa decided to have spirit week. Monday headed off the week by being pajama day, Tuesday was twin day, and Wednesday jersey day. Thursday students will show off their neon, and Friday all students sho...

Shred the gnar

Shred the gnar

Antonio Indrieri, Reporter
October 29, 2014
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City officials have already released a design of Napa’s future skatepark. The skatepark will be located next to Kennedy Park, along side the Napa River. Officials of Napa could not give a specific date but have said that they hope to have a opening in late fall of next year. According to designers,...

Deadliest Disease

Deadliest Disease

Elena Ingram, Reporter
October 27, 2014
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The world has been hit by a terrible disease known as Ebola. Four people in the US have been diagnosed with the disease, the first diagnoses being a Liberian visitor to Texas in September. Recent outbreaks in the US include a New York doctor who recently returned from Guinea in West Africa who tested...

Tech Update

Tech Update

Kate-Lynn Kent, Reporter
October 14, 2014
Filed under News

Apple recently came out with a new software update called iOS8 for all Apple product users. This update came with a lot of new and unique features including new filters on pictures, a different format for spell check in messages, different built in apps, and more. This new update also came with a lot...

Superb Students

Superb Students

Aidan Harvey, Reporter
October 14, 2014
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Respect, academic achievement, and integrity; those are the qualities that the Student of the Month award embodies. The Student of the Month award is a prestigious award given monthly by Napa High to some star students who are elected by the teachers. Each teacher can nominate a boy and a girl to receive...

College Night

College Night

Haley Powers, Reporter
October 10, 2014
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College Night was held last Wednesday at Vintage High School. Students were able to visit several stations where college representatives offered literature and information about their schools. In addition to visiting each of these stations, several “Breakout Sessions” were offered. These session...

Caring Cards

Caring Cards

Kyle Panak, Reporter
October 7, 2014
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Happy Birthday to you… How many of you receive birthday cards, wishes, and presents? There are a lot of kids our age who do not receive this, but you can change that with one easy process. Students can write cards to homeless kids to help wish them a happy birthday. “Over a million youth experience...

Our first news show – All about Homecoming

Our first news show – All about Homecoming

September 30, 2014
Filed under News, Video

The first news broadcast ever of the Napa High Broadcast Journalism class (yes, it's rough, that's why it's a class - we have some learning yet to do!)

Homecoming Parade: Candy for the Little People

September 30, 2014
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Broadcast Journalism's Izzi Goldman reports on the 2014 Homecoming parade, with some social-class commentary of her own. Workers of the world, unite!

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