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The Student News Site of The Preuss School

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California Schools Provide Free Menstrual Products Under New Mandate
Tracy Trinh, Podcaster • December 2, 2021

Public schools all over California will be required to provide free menstrual products in their restrooms by the start of the 2022-2023 school year due...

Seniors Feel Anxiety over Senior Portraits
Victoria De La Cerda Hernandez, Podcaster • December 2, 2021

The dates have been posted! From December 2nd to December 4th, Preuss Seniors are expected to take their professional senior yearbook pictures. Dressed...

SNHS Begins Annual Llama Pin Sale
Daniela Navarrete, Editorial Writer • December 2, 2021

The Spanish National Honors Society (SNHS) is beginning its annual llama pin sale on December 6, 2021, in the Walton Center during highschool lunch. The...

Pokémon’s Faithful Remake
Alejandro "Alex" Macias, Photographer • December 2, 2021

Pokémon’s Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl were released on November 19th. They are Pokémon’s second traditional games to come out on the Switch...

Middle Schoolers Beautify Classroom Doors
Middle Schoolers Beautify Classroom Doors
Huy Nguyen, School News Writer • November 19, 2021

A door decorating competition exclusively open for Preuss middle school advisory classes commenced on October 18 and ended on October 27. This exciting door decorating competition, hosted by our Associated Student Body (ASB), challenged middle school students to show their true artistic abilities and...

Preuss Teams Launch Winter Tryouts
Preuss Teams Launch Winter Tryouts
Diego Albarran, School News Writer • November 18, 2021

Winter Varsity tryouts were held on campus and any high school student could participate to have a chance to be in the Varsity or Junior Varsity (JV) team for the upcoming sport seasons which are soccer and basketball. Girl Soccer and Basketball tryouts...

Photographed by Alex Macias
High School ASB Hosts Spirit Week
Brian Ponce, School News Writer • November 15, 2021

The Preuss School UCSD Associated Student Body (ASB) hosted Spirit Week this fall. High school students had the opportunity to participate in exciting activities from November 1st through November 5th. During high school lunch, students participated...

Walter Monk Research Facility Presentation | Photographed by Michael Grijalva
Preuss Students Explore the Walter Munk Research Facility
Idiris Abbi, School News Writer • November 9, 2021

The Drama II and Studio Art II students embarked on the Walter Munk Research Facility of Oceanography on Thursday, October 21st. This field trip was created to research the ways in which climate change affects the Marine environment, which is of great...

Infrastructure Bill Passed At Last
Infrastructure Bill Passed At Last
Christian Garcia, Editorial Writer • December 2, 2021

After a heated debate between Republicans and Democrats in trying to create a cooperative bipartisan bill, the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act was finally signed three days ago on Monday. Seen as Biden’s biggest achievement so far, the new law will prompt the federal government to invest $550...

San Diego County Board Meeting Brings Attention to Public Unrest
San Diego County Board Meeting Brings Attention to Public Unrest
Daniela Navarrete, Editorial Writer • November 30, 2021

The Board of Supervisors has meetings every Tuesday and Wednesday in the County Administration Center in San Diego. These meetings are open to the public, and comments and questions are encouraged. Recently, the environment during these meetings has become...

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Brutality in Harris County Jail
Jasmine Mejia, Editorial Writer • November 16, 2021

It is no secret that beatings and hardships occur in jails. On February 17, 2021 Jaquaree Simmons, a detainee in Harris County Jail, passed away due to being beaten by staffers. Fred Harris, a nineteen year old in Harris County Jail, was stabbed and beaten...

US President Joe Biden presents his national statement as part of the World Leaders Summit of the COP26 UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow on November 1, 2021. - COP26, running from October 31 to November 12 in Glasgow will be the biggest climate conference since the 2015 Paris summit and is seen as crucial in setting worldwide emission targets to slow global warming, as well as firming up other key commitments (Photo by Evan Vucci / POOL / AFP) (Photo by EVAN VUCCI/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)
Biden's Troubling Record of Criticism
Christian Garcia, Editorial Writer • November 9, 2021

Today, President Joseph “Joe” Biden’s approval poll ranges from 44-42%, the lowest so far in the United States for a President, just next to Trump’s 37% in just seven months. But what types of criticism is leading Biden’s approval rating to...

Scott Disick Reacts to Kourtney Kardashian’s Relationship
Scott Disick Reacts to Kourtney Kardashian’s Relationship
Lesly Castillo, Entertainment Writer • December 2, 2021

Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick have been together for a decade, from 2005 to 2015. They had 3 kids while they were together, Mason Dash Disick, Penelope Scotland Disick, and Reign Aston Disick. After Kardasian and Disick broke off their relationship, Disick had a couple of flings and relationships....

Taylor Swift Releases New Album
Taylor Swift Releases New Album
Vy Thai, Entertainment Writer • December 2, 2021

Renowned American singer-songwriter Taylor Swift released her album, Red (Taylor’s Version) on November 12, 2021. The album includes 30 tracks and is a re-recorded album of her original, Red that was released on October 22, 2012. Red (Taylor’s Version)...

Lucasfilm Animations Releases New Star Wars Adaptation
Lucasfilm Animations Releases New Star Wars Adaptation
Thien "Henit" Nguyen, Entertainment Writer • November 18, 2021

Lucasfilm Animations released an anime based Star Wars adaptation Star Wars: Visions on September 22, 2021 on Disney+. Each episode consists of a different story filled with different characters. Star Wars: Visions is animated by seven different Japanese...

League of Legends Prepares for Season 12
League of Legends Prepares for Season 12
Mateo "Schirmsklojm" Dueñas, Entertainment Writer • November 9, 2021

Riot Games recently released details for their newest League of Legends preseason. Scheduled for November 16, the update introduces new items, runes, and game features. With this new update, Riot Games plans to buff mage champions, with most of the...

Find the Triton!
Seniors Submit UC Applications
Brian Ponce, School News Writer • November 30, 2021

Beginning Wednesday, November 16th through Friday, November 19th, the Preuss counseling team will be holding workshops at the library during...

Fortnite X Naruto, Believe It!
Mateo "Schirmsklojm" Dueñas, Entertainment Writer • November 30, 2021

On November 16, Epic Games partnered with Naruto Shippuden to bring the titular character, along with the rest of Team 7, to Fortnite. “I...

Turkey Luncheon
Angelina Gonzalez, School News Editor • November 30, 2021

To kick-off the Thanksgiving festivities, the San Diego Unified School District Food Services will be hosting the Second Annual Turkey Luncheon...

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