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The History of PYLUSD

The History of PYLUSD

Lauren N., Reporter

December 18, 2019

The history of the Placentia-Yorba-Linda School District has dated all the way back to 1834 when the Spanish government gave Bernardo Yorba a land grant of 13,328 acres. Bernardo Yorba died in 1858, and the land was split between his wife and children, who named the land Yorba Linda. They called the la...

Poetry Club

Poetry Club

Anselle P., Reporter

December 18, 2019

Every Wednesday, Room 705 holds the Poetry Club, during Pride. It is happily run by Ariana P. and Chris J., two eighth-graders who teach and organize each meeting in Mrs. Steuber’s classroom. During the beginning of the school year, GATE 8th grade students were introduced some forms of poetry sparking i...

ASB Life

ASB Life

Celine K., Reporter

November 22, 2019

  The ASB here at Kraemer serves a big role in Kraemer Middle School. The ASB, Associated Student Body, students plan the school’s dances, activities, assemblies, fundraisers, and the overall presentation of the school. ASB makes Kraemer exciting and fun because they plan all of the school’s...

Should Phones be Allowed to be Taken to School?

Should Phones be Allowed to be Taken to School?

Samuel T., Reporter

October 29, 2019

In these modern days, technology is a part of our everyday lives. Many kids have phones and take it with them almost everywhere, including school. There are many uses for a phone, such as taking pictures, playing games, texting friends or other people, and more. When kids bring their phones to school, t...

Is the Education System Flawed?

Is the Education System Flawed?

Jason M., Editor

June 10, 2019

Education is perhaps one of the world’s most important concepts in the world. It shapes our future and provides us knowledge of the world around us, yet, the classroom has barely changed in the last fifty years. Teachers, who may have one of the most important jobs in the world are underpaid. Studen...

“Minecraft Bibles” Donated to Help Boost Religious Education

“Minecraft Bibles” Donated to Help Boost Religious Education

Colin M., Co-Editor in Chief

April 24, 2019

Minecraft is undeniably a major success story, and Mojang, the creators of the game, made money off of far more than just a game. The merchandise for the game was sold globally, and came in many different forms. However, Mojang probably never expected to be making money off of Bibles. “The Unofficia...

LA Unified Teachers on Strike

LA Unified Teachers on Strike

Darrius H., Reporter

January 24, 2019

The Los Angeles Unified School District is the second largest school district in the United States. The strike that will occur will be one of the thoughts people have about LAUSD. On Thursday, January 10, more than 30,000 members from United Teachers Los Angeles plan to go on strike. Near the star...

Discrimination at US Universities

Discrimination at US Universities

Lauren N., Reporter

November 28, 2018

Discrimination against Asian Americans are not only at Yale and Harvard, the two schools that are on the news, but it is also at universities all across the United States of America. It all started a few years back when people wanted to make the schools more diverse using affirmative action. Affirmative...

Santa Fe High School Shooting

Santa Fe High School Shooting

Jasmine H., Reporter

June 6, 2018

In the US, there has been a devastating amount of 22 school shooting just this year. That is an average of more than 1 school shooting per week. 36 people have been killed so far in these school shootings. As of last Thursday, May 17, 2018, we would have been able to say that there were 26 people who h...

Should Schools Start Later?

Should Schools Start Later?

Krista K., Reporter

June 5, 2018

Many people believe teens could do better if schools started at a later time. According to The American Academy of Pediatrics, schools should start at 8:30 a.m. or later to better align with the “biological sleep rhythms of adolescents, whose sleep-awake cycles begin to shift up to two hours later at the s...

Should Teachers Have To Buy School Supplies?

Should Teachers Have To Buy School Supplies?

Jasmine H., Reporter

May 24, 2018

An average teacher makes about $58,000 a year and this isn’t counting the taxes. Schools are sometimes unable to pay for all of the supplies and, when they can’t, teachers need to spend their own money to buy necessary supplies that should have already been provided by the school. Teachers earn th...

Do Schools Give Out Too Many A’s?

Do Schools Give Out Too Many A’s?

Robert B., Reporter

May 24, 2018

Recently there have been many arguments whether schools give students more A’s than they deserve. One side of this long-term debate is that many people (including parents and students themselves) believe that teachers do give students too many A’s, whereas they think the pupils should have to earn ...

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