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  • Check out the Scholastic BOGO Book Fair any day this week from 8am-3:30pm.
  • Mark your calendars for the 2024 Airband on April 19! Tickets will be sold during lunch up until the day of the event.
  • The annual Multicultural Festival will be on Saturday, April 20th at 11am. Come enjoy student performances and cultural foods!
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Key Club Elects New Ambassadors
Rediet Neme, School News Writer • April 12, 2024

Preuss Key Club is a service club on campus that provides members with opportunities to develop their leadership skills, serve their community, and also make meaningful connections with like-minded individuals across 16 schools in California. On March 11th, Key Club held its elections for the 2024-25...

Prop from the drama department.
Students Prepare to Audition for Airband
Katherine-Rose Acosta-Alvarado, School News Writer • March 25, 2024

Airband will take place on April 19th , 2024 at the Walton Center. In order to participate students must audition and send a video of their performance to ASB by March 29th in order to be considered, then wait for their response. Ticket prices for...

Students and staff enjoyed the most of Pi Day.
Finance Club Hosts Their Annual Pi Day
Stacy Rosales, School News Writer • March 22, 2024

The now annual Pi day fundraiser took place from March 13th to March 15th, and was hosted by the Finance Club. This fundraiser raises money for the club, and each grade level also earns a portion of the profits. Advisory teachers and students were encouraged...

Ms. Noorzay has collected her students art pieces that will be displayed at the Art Festival.
Preuss Students Exhibit Their Creativity At The Festival Of The Arts
Stacy Rosales, School News Writer • March 11, 2024

The Festival of the Arts is a chance for students to express their creativity through dancing, singing, acting, and much more. This year’s festival will take place from 5:30 p.m - 7:00 p.m on Thursday, March 14th. Clubs that will be participating...

Air Pollution Effects on Human Health
Julius Molina, Editorial Writer • April 15, 2024

The world deals with so much pollution: air, water, plastic, land, light, noise, etc. 3.6 million people, on average, die from pollution. In the year 2020, there were at least 237,00 deaths of children under 5 years old, according to the World Health Organization. This number increases every year. In...

The Preuss Schools library contains books about cheetahs.
Speckled Creature at the Brink of Extinction
Angelina Abdelrahman, Columnist • April 8, 2024

The cheetah jets through the 330-foot-long track at 70 miles per hour, kicking dirt in the air and impressing the large crowd watching over him. This jaw-dropping view happens at the San Diego Safari Park, at 3:30 pm every day. It attracts many visitors...

Combating the Garbage Problem Through Recycling
Combating the Garbage Problem Through Recycling
Prajyna Timalsina, Editorial • March 27, 2024

The topic that most people associate with recycling is recycling plastics. However, there are many different and unique types of recycling. These types include composting, plastic recycling, metallic recycling, electronic recycling, paper recycli-ng,...

Drawing of a panda surrounded by bamboo.
Fluffy Black and White Pandas Vulnerable to Extinction 
Angelina Abdelrahman, Columnist • March 8, 2024

Giant white pandas may look cute and fluffy, but if an individual were to come face to face with one they may be crushed because these big creatures weigh around 330 pounds. They live in the mountains of southwest China and live mainly off of bamboo....

Preuss student poses at a goth themed party.
The Best Goth Movies from the 2000’s
Yaret Bolanos, Entertainment • March 25, 2024

The term “goth”refers to a person who favors a subculture that derives from dark wave, goth rock, and ethereal wave. It first became popular in the 1980s for its dark and morbid aesthetic and was first introduced into the movie industry in the early 1900s, due to Thomas Alva Edison's adaptation of...

TikTok users were notified of the potential ban the app faces.
TikTok Faces Government Heat
Priscila Ambriz, Entertainment Writer • March 18, 2024

In recent years, Tiktok has become one of the most used social media platforms by teenagers. With over 1 billion users all around the world, the app has become an absolute success, but due to a bill proposed by Congress, it may come to an end.  The...

Flags are often used in racing to communicate important messages to drivers.
PSP Games and Consoles From The 2000’s to Now
Yaret Bolanos, Entertainment Writer • March 13, 2024

The Tik Tok platform has recently shed a light on the video game console Playstation portable, most known as the PSP. The PSP was released in the early 2000’s and has always been a beloved hand console for gamers.   PSP’s have remained outstanding...

Essential items that may help students adjust to college life.
Dorm Essentials For Freshman Year
Diego Albarran, Entertainment • March 13, 2024

At The Preuss School UC San Diego, Seniors have applied to four-year universities and recently have been receiving acceptances from California State University’s (CSU), University of California’s (UC), and private universities. As the end of the school...

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Princess Project Returns to Preuss
Amy Shantal Bustos Garcia, School News Writer • March 12, 2024

As prom season approaches, Senior girls are growing more and more anxious about what their dress of the...

Drama Students Begin Shakespeare Production
Amy Shantal Bustos Garcia, School News Writer • March 11, 2024

At the start of second semester, Drama 2 and Honors Drama started to learn about the movie “A Midsummer...