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Ms. Hannah, 8th grade english teacher, decides to take over Preusss new broadcasting class.
Broadcast Journalism Transpires at Preuss
Amy Shantal Bustos Garcia, School News Writer • February 14, 2024

A new elective class called Broadcast Journalism will be offered to next year's 10-12th graders. This class embodies live news reporting where students will be telling compelling news in a digestible and visually appealing way.  This idea was brought to light by our very own principal, Dr Steitz....

Flooding damages in San Diego.
San Diego Experiences Major Flooding
Priscila Ambriz, Entertainment • February 14, 2024

During the early month of February, an unexpected amount of rain led to major flooding around San Diego due to clogged storm drains around neighborhoods and highways. The floods caused a great number of habitants, even Preuss students, to leave their...

APIA club posing with their fans after their cultural dance performance.
APIA Gathers Preuss Students To Celebrate Lunar New Year
Stacy Rosales, School News Writer • February 14, 2024

The APIA Lunar New Year Festival was held on Friday February 9th. It was hosted by the APIA club and took place in the Walton Center from 4:00 to 5:30 with free entry. The festival contained games, activities, and traditional asian food such as fried...

Mrs. Wiedemeier working from her desk.
Teacher Spotlight: Mrs.Wiedemeier
Katherine-Rose ("Katie") Acosta-Alvardo, School News Writer • February 2, 2024

Mrs. Wiedemeier is a Spanish teacher and department head at the  Preuss School. As a Spanish teacher Ms. Wiedemeier prepares students for their next spanish class the following year and prepares students for the AP exam. Apart from her course, she also...

Understand the War in Gaza Before Taking a Stance
Vy Thai, Editor In Chief • February 23, 2024

Palestine and Israel have been at war for over 75 years now. With their conflict deeply rooted in history, it is difficult to see a proper solution fit for the future without fully comprehending both sides and their perspectives. What has been happening in Gaza?  The constant killing since October...

One of San Diego Zoos many Apes lying in the sun while eating a snack.
Chimpanzees are at Risk of Extinction 
Angelina Abdelrahman, Editorial Writer • February 12, 2024

A species of monkey called the Chimpanzee population is continuously declining. WAIT, a chimpanzee is not  usually classified as a monkey; they are classified as an ape, right?  Yes, that’s true. The best way to know whether a species is an ape or...

Valentines Day sweet treats.
Consumerism Skyrockets During Valentines Day
Alexia De La Mora, Editorial Writer • February 12, 2024

This year Valentine’s Day lands on a Wednesday. There will most definitely be millions of people who will be celebrating the special holiday with family, friends and significant others. And of course these people will be spending a lot of money on gifts....

Dogs on the animal shelter site.
Animal Shelters are Slowly Evolving 
Prajyna Timalsina, Editorial Writer • February 5, 2024

Animal shelters are meant to be homes for dogs and cats that end up on the streets. These shelters are supposed to provide shelter, healthcare, and work to get them adopted. Animal shelters have existed in the US since 1869. They have changed a lot from...

Preuss Students Values This Week
Diego Albarran, Entertainment • February 21, 2024

Preuss will celebrate Value Week February from 12th to 15th. Each day contains a daily activity for Preuss students to participate in at the Walton Center, such as creating value buttons, value posters, or playing with fluffy dogs. Value Week is Preuss’s rendition of Valentine's Day so every Preuss...

The boys soccer team continues their streak of 13 wins.
Preuss Varsity Soccer Boys Remain Undefeated
Diego Albarran, Entertainment • February 5, 2024

One January 30, 2024, the Preuss Varsity Soccer Boys acquired their latest League win against the Chula Vista Community Charter Soccer team as the home team at the Preuss Manchester Field. Preuss Tritons gained their second League win and their fourteenth...

Friend group enjoying the photo booth at the Starlight Carnival.
Preuss Juniors Orchestrate First Ever Starlight Carnival
Angel Bautista, Entertainment Writer • February 2, 2024

The Preuss School announced their first ever Starlight Carnival Festival on January 12, 2024 from 4:20 pm to 7pm. All students, staff, parents, and friends were welcomed to attend the event on the Preuss Manchester field which was filled with lots of...

Miguel Santiago (24) got accepted to Cal State LA!
Seniors Reveal Their College Acceptances
Priscila Ambriz, Entertainment • January 31, 2024

All Preuss students are required to apply to four Universities of California (UC) and four California State Universities (CSU), and have the option to apply to more. Seniors are now very anxious and excited to hear back from the colleges they applied...


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Juniors Sell Class Shirts
Marlene Rojas-Renteria, School News Writer • February 21, 2024

In order to raise funds for the Class of 2025, Juniors in ASB had begun selling class T-Shirts starting...

Preuss Introduces Boys Basketball for Middle Schoolers
Rediet Neme, School News Writer • February 7, 2024

The Preuss School UC San Diego, held its first ever middle school boys basketball tryouts on Wednesday,...