The Cub Reporter

Dreadlocks are cultural, not disgraceful

This is what dreadlocks look like. This is what got banned.

Hannah M., EditorDreadlocks are cultural, not disgraceful

March 12, 2020

On December 27th, 2018, wrestler Andrew Johnson was told to cut his dreads. This year in January, high school student DeAndre Arnold was told by officials at his school, Barbers Hill, to cut his dreads if he wants to graduate. Hair is just a way to express yourself. Why should DeAndre not be able to g...

Should Schools Have Mandatory Life Classes

A growing child learning how to handle money as part of life skills classes.

Noah K., Reporter

March 10, 2020

While schools may teach subjects like math, history, science, and language arts, they don’t teach life skills. 18-year-olds go out into the world without any knowledge of what to do or how to provide for themselves. While some high schools have programs about life skills, they aren’t required. Schools...

Student Spotlight: Matthew Y.

Student Spotlight: Matthew Y.

Anselle P., Reporter

March 6, 2020

Matthew Y. is currently an eighth grader attending Kraemer Middle School. His electives are Spanish and Biology. As a seventh-grader, he took Chamber Orchestra but wanted to switch to Biology knowing he would take orchestra again in high school. Matthew is also in Geometry Math where he learns high schoo...

The History of PYLUSD

Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District has a long tradition of pride.

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 Leader and helping teacher holding poster for 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

Mr.Castro and Caitlyn C. in front of the library during 6th period.

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?

A student using their phone while studying and doing homework.

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

Bibles with the animations of the insanely popular game, Minecraft have been made

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

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


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

The suspected school shooter, Dimitrios Pagourtzis.

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...

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