Monthly Archives: February 2010

UC Tuition Raises

Ever since the economy crashed, everyone has been slowly feeling it’s effects. A lot of funding has been taken away from public schools, especially in the UC system. As a result, they have been forced to raise their tuition. This year, the system approved a 32% raise in tuition. That would mean several thousand more

Congrats to the cast and crew of Peter Pan

Everyone’s been dying to know what the spring musical is, and here it is. Peter Pan. “The children fall asleep. A fairy, Tinker Bell, and Peter Pan fly in through the window. Tinker Bell shows Peter where his shadow is hidden. He tries to reattach it and starts to cry when he can’t get it

The Conservative Case for Healthcare

It seems as though ever since the phrase “universal health-care is the future of the United States” has escaped President Barack Obama’s lips it has been the only topic on everyone’s mind. Even as a high school student that is not usually interested in such political decisions, I have come across many discussions on the subject.

The iPad: Apple’s New Gadget (Review)

Quoted from as “a whole new kind of device”, on January 27, 2010, Steve Jobs unveiled the iPad mini-computer in San Francisco, California at a press-conference.

The Valiant Speaker Series: Susan Hite

On January 21, 2010, the Valiant community celebrated the speaking opportunity of Susan Hite.

Honor Roll Night

Valiant students celebrate their yearly honor roll, along with the faculty, staff, parents, and even Helen Reddy. On February 12, 2010, the Valiant students gathered in the gym in celebration of the students’ academic success. Also acknowledged were the faculty and staff of the school, whom were introduced to the entire audience, made up of

Blood, Sweat, Tears, and AP Classes

Nicole Yabut’s agenda: wake up, get ready for school, work, work, work, dance, work, work, work, a meal if she’s lucky, work, work, work, sleep, repeat. Work for an A.P. student, never seems to cease. The two letter acronym meaning ‘Advanced Placement’, never seemed so scary to those willing to take on the challenge until