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A behind view of Juan Durans and senior Noemi Campuzanos gameplay.

Gamers play “Mario Tennis” to support club fundraiser

Emillie Siv, Editor-in-Chief January 31, 2024

Editor's Note: Story was updated to add additional photos with captions. Sounds of hammering thumbs on controllers ring out in Juan Duran’s room as gamers walk in the door. On the screen, is “Mario...

A photo of producer Becky Riordan, Walker Scobell, Leah Sava Jeffries, Aryan Simhadri, and author/contributer Rick Riordan standing in the Empire State Building to film a scene in Percy Jackson and the Olympians.

Disney releases new Percy Jackson adaptation

Emillie Siv, Editor in Chief January 26, 2024

On December 19, Disney+ premiered the first episode of “Percy Jackson and the Olympians.” Excited, anticipating fans have been waiting for the show’s release ever since it was announced in May 2020. The...

Juniors Kennedi Nguyen, Emily Vo, and Hayley Tu teach Greenwood Elementary students about healthy and unhealthy relationships.

‘Mental health is health’

Joanne Bach, Writer January 4, 2024

Juniors Hayley Tu and Kennedi Nguyen approach the swarm of students in the halls of Klein Forest to put a positive thought on their minds: “What is one thing you can do to make yourself proud today?”  Yesterday,...

Students reveal their Spotify Wrapped.

Revealing Rhythms

Christopher Alvarez, Writer December 15, 2023

As the end of the year rolls around, people eagerly wait for some of the biggest dates of the year. However, one date came early. On November 29, 2023, Spotify unveiled their annual Wrapped feature which...

This photo is the dramatization of how the walkout went. There are no candid photos of the Palestine walkout due to the tardy sweep and small amounts of participants.

Few students turnout for Palestine walkout

Joanne Bach and Emillie Siv December 5, 2023

Students opened Instagram, on Nov. 7, to follow requests and story reposts from the account “@kfhs4change,” which posted about organizing a school walkout in support of the Palestinians in the Israel-Palestine...

Sophomore Kamilah Medrano mummifies Sophomore Erik Valdez using toilet paper at the Orchestra Costume Party on Oct. 6.

Spooky events creeping closer

Joanne Bach, Writer October 23, 2023

It’s finally October, and autumn reintroduces the chilly breeze, pumpkin spice and most importantly, spooky season. Here’s how students are celebrating Halloween on campus.    BPA: Spooktacular...

An image of Melissa Pepper’s English Three classroom library.

House Bill 900 Requires Book Removal From Classrooms and Libraries

Emillie Siv, Editor in Chief September 13, 2023

House Bill 900, known as the READER Act, was supposed to go into effect on Friday, Sept. 1. It requires school libraries and classrooms to remove books that are rated as “sexually explicit” or have...

Seniors Justin Flemmings, Rayshaun Aubrey, Joshua Moran and junior Carlos Matic await for the game to start as the national anthem plays.

Varsity Football Team Victorious in Weather Delayed Season Opener

Christopher Alvarez, Writer September 8, 2023

Editor's Note: Photos will be added to the story later in the week. The Golden Eagles’ opening game on Aug. 24 against Alief Taylor was met with unpredictability and disappointment as heat and lightning...

At the end of the last song with the all-combined orchestra, Mamie Morlacci throws her hands up and smiles.

Ohana Forever

Geraldine Cruz-Hernandez, Writer May 30, 2023

During the last couple of minutes of second period, head orchestra director Mamie Morlacci delivered astonishing news. The silent room filled with shock as Morlacci announced her plans to “graduate”...

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