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The Student News Site of The Preuss School

The Preuss Insider

The Student News Site of The Preuss School

The Preuss Insider

Preuss prepares the Walton Center for the T&T MUN Conference.
Preuss Co-Hosts T&T MUN Conference
Marlene Rojas, School News Writer • March 17, 2023

This year, Preuss is given the opportunity to host students from other schools and display the hard work and commitment of our Preuss MUN staff, alumni, and partners. On Saturday, March 18th, Preuss will host their fourth annual T&T MUN Conference in the Walton Center from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. The...

Ms. Katy demonstrates her passion for the Spanish language through teaching.
Spotlight on Ms. Ekatherina
Natan Fessehaye, School News Writer • March 17, 2023

Since her beginnings at Preuss in 2022 as a Spanish tutor, Ms. Ekatherina Telminova has been the acting substitute for Ms. Lopez in Spanish III for many months. As such, she has gained a well-known role as a substitute and tutor for Ms. Lopez in this...

Sophomores take notes in their chemistry class.
Sophomores Eager For College Visits In March
Marlene Rojas, School News Writer • March 5, 2023

On March 7th and March 20, the class of 2025 will travel to the Claremont colleges and UC Irvine, respectively. Preuss’ college advisor, Ms. Shaoni Bandy, plans to have the sophomores come to school a bit earlier than usual in order to bus up there...

Juniors from Mr. Carrs advisory class.
Juniors Anticipate Tour of USD and SDSU
Carlos Castaneda, School News Writer • February 22, 2023

The junior class is taking a trip to the University of San Diego and San Diego State University on February 27th and February 28th. Ms. Bandy is very excited about the opportunities that the field trips could open for juniors. “For any students...

Seniors explore Mission Fed JA Finance Park.
College Visits Offers Insight on The Big Decision
Christian Platas-Sanchez, Editorial Writer • March 17, 2023

College visits are important, especially during junior year. College representatives have come to Preuss earlier this year to talk about their universities, but it’s not the same as college visits because visits give students more of a feel on what the environment of the certain school is like and...

SAT Prep books can be picked up from Ms. Bandy (while supplies last).
The Value in Partaking in the SAT
Angelina Abdelrahman, Editorial Editor • March 8, 2023

As March approaches, juniors at Preuss are pulling out the weighty 900 page book, carving an hour a day, and doing a bunch of practice problems to start frantically studying for College Board’s Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT). This exam used to bring...

Roses were one of the gifts prohibited from students.
Prohibition of Valentine’s Gifts on Campus
Christian Platas-Sanchez, Editorial Writer • February 24, 2023

On February 14, Valentine's Day is celebrated all around the world. However, at Preuss it is known and celebrated as “Value Day,” where friends and peers demonstrate their appreciation and value for each other. Unlike other high schools, Preuss students...

A student-made poster spreading awareness for Black History month.
Educate Students on Black History
Angelina Abdelrahman, Editorial Editor • February 22, 2023

Black History Month is dedicated to celebrating and focusing our attention on African Americans' contributions to American history. This month was originally started by Dr. Carter G. Woodson, who was the founder of the Association for the Study of Negro...

Heaven Woldai (24), Angelina Abdelrahman (24), Lesly Castillo (24), Tracy Trinh (24), Christian Platas-Sanchez (24), and Vy Thai (24) (left to right) demonstrate their pride in women empowerment.
Movies Empowering Women
Lesly Castillo, Entertainment Editor • March 17, 2023

After being petitioned by the National Women’s History Project, Women’s History Month was made official in March of 1987 by Congress. Women’s history lasts from March 1st to March 31st. These movies are to encourage and inspire women from all places and ages. These movies are great examples of...

The new season of Outer Banks has aroused controversy from its viewers.
New Outer Banks Season Doesn’t Meet Expectations
Heaven Woldai, Entertainment Writer • March 8, 2023

Popular Netflix show Outer Banks has returned with a third season and with even bigger plot twists. Following season 2, the new season starts in the same period where the “Pogues” are left stranded on an island. A “rogue” is someone who lives...

This Daves Hot Chicken meal includes their chicken sandwich, fries, and coleslaw.
Dave's Hot Chicken: Worth the Trip
Andre Gurrola Rivera, Entertainment Writer • March 8, 2023

With chicken sandwiches being all the rage recently, I decided to review a different chicken restaurant aside from the typical Chick-Fil-A, Popeyes, and McDonald's sandwiches. Dave's Hot Chicken is a fairly new chicken franchise, being founded in 2017....

Ms. Garcia (left) and Dr. Weber (right) are a well-known duo at Preuss.
Teacher Friendships Around Preuss
Lesly Castillo, Entertainment Writer • March 3, 2023

At the Preuss School UCSD, staff is always open to ways of bringing the school together but not just the students. Teachers at Preuss have some of the best friend duos that have been at Preuss for decades. First, let’s start with Ms. Garcia and Dr....

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Preuss Celebrates 8th Annual Festival of the Arts
Vy Thai, Design Editor • March 17, 2023

Preuss’s 8th Annual Festival of the Arts was held in the Walton Center on Thursday, March 16th from 5pm to 7:30pm. This event was open to all...

Drama Department Begins Production on Shakespeare Festival
Carlos Castaneda, School News Writer • March 15, 2023

Shakespeare Festival has begun production at the Preuss School UCSD. The Drama department will be in charge of the festival. They have begun...

Students and teachers take turns pie-ing each other.
Students Pie Teachers and Classmates for Finance Club
Carlos Castaneda, School News Writer • March 13, 2023

When I was walking up to the stage, the nervousness started to kick as they started to put the plastic cover and the safety glasses on me. When...

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