A Project for Better Journalism chapter


“Official pass”?

May 14, 2018 8:49pm | Breeann Flores, Macrina Garcia

Getting a written pass on a sticky note, lined paper or even a piece discarded homework is not uncommon. When students need to leave class, teachers often grab the first available writing surface and jot down instructions or destinations for the student. Without warning, though, […]

Our silence was silent

April 30, 2018 6:28pm | Fern Miller

Their silence is deafening. Silence is one of the hardest arguments to refute and is one of the ways students have spread awareness about the effects of the bullying and harassment of LGBTQ+ students. The national Day of Silence has taken place on the third Friday of April every […]

50 ways to lose a lover

April 18, 2018 6:55pm | Rosa Ramirez,Carla Mondragon, Belen Torralba

  Patriot theater presents “50 Ways to Lose a Lover”. The student production will include plays such as “Check Please” by Jonathan Rand and “It’s Not You, It’s Me” by Don Zolidis. Both plays are romantic comedies based on blind dates that went from bad […]

Dancing under the sea

April 12, 2018 8:17pm | Stephanie Flores, Anahi Gonzalez, Brandon Jara

Strike a pose on the catwalk before prom. As prom night draws closer, so does the need for finding the best attire to wear to the event. The annual fashion show, organized by the Associated Student Body, gives a small preview about the clothes they […]

Welcome future patriots

April 11, 2018 8:14pm | Macrina Garcia, Breeann Flores

  Parents and 8th graders are welcome to attend the Freshman Registration  night where parents and students chose the classes for their next year in education for 9th grade. The event is happening Tuesday April 17, 2018 starting at 4:00PM-8:00PM in the PAC, learning center, […]

The princess project

April 8, 2018 4:42pm | Camila Cortes, Anahy Villa, Maria Martinez

Girls say “yes to the dress.” The Princess Project San Diego presents girls the opportunity to receive their dream dress for Prom. The Princess Project is a non-profit organization with more than 300 volunteers that provides girls on a budget the help to find a […]

The price for pink

April 5, 2018 1:50pm | Maria Martinez

Basketball or ballerina? Blue or pink? Since the moment someone is born they are assigned into categories in which they have to fall within the rest of their lives. When strolling down an aisle it is very obvious to see the differences within the marketing […]

School shootings

March 29, 2018 12:39pm | Belen Torralba

Issues surrounding gun control have many people across the nation up in arms. The topic of gun control has been long debated with one side claiming that gun control is just an excuse to take away people’s guns and the other side claiming it’s a […]

Marching for change

March 26, 2018 11:28am | Maria Martinez, Belen Torralba

“I have a dream.” The first official March on Washington was in 1963, but there have been more instances where minorities and supporters came together as one to protest due to their current political climates. These marches were organized to draw attention to continuing challenges […]

Teachers Protesting AGAIN

March 22, 2018 9:35pm | Lizette Pilar

Doors were locked and classrooms were dark on campuses across the Escondido Union High School District the week of Feb. 24. Teachers and counselors limited their availability to students strictly to the hours in which they are paid to work–from 7:30 a.m. until 3:15 p.m. […]