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Recipe: Valentine’s Day Cookies

Recipe: Valentine's Day Cookies

February 16, 2018

1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, at room temperature 1/2 cup vegetable oil, such as canola or sunflower oil.  I used almond oil. 1/2 cup granulated sugar, plus additional for sugaring tops 1/2 cup powdered sugar 1 large egg 2 teaspoons vanilla extract, or the seeds of 1 vanilla bean ...

Classic Movie Review: Dead Poets Society

Classic Movie Review: Dead Poets Society

February 16, 2018

Dead Poets Society is, arguably, one of the best films to ever be produced.  Dead Poets Society focuses on a group of boys, the “Dead Poets Society,” attending Welton Academy and prioritizes that one should focus on being an individual rather than conforming to the group social standards. Robin ...

Winterfest Court Couples: Lily Tran and Spencer Fulgham

January 31, 2018

Lily Tran My proudest accomplishments are getting a 3 on the AP Euro exam and a 5 on the APUSH exam, making the cheer team every year and becoming a captain, winning MVP for cheer my sophomore year, writing and publishing my work in the Bruin Voice newspaper, launching my BookTube, writing 50,000...

Winterfest Court Couples: Nicole Lam and Marino Dominguez

Gabi Backus, Co-Editor in Chief

January 31, 2018

Nicole Lam Nicole is known as the “mother” friend in her group. She is the younger of two girls, and she owns a small chorkie mix named, Chika. Her favorite season is autumn because of the nice weather and fresh produce. Her dream is to teach others passion for science a there is always something ...

Winterfest Court Couples: Kate Lagera and William Jacob Fry

Gabi Backus, Co-Editor in Chief

January 31, 2018

Kate Lagera Going into my final year at Bear Creek, everything has felt so bittersweet. As a district transfer, I was so shocked by the kindness and welcoming arms I received so early on in my high school career. I was fortunate enough to meet amazing people and create lifelong friendships. I owe a ...

Winterfest Court Couples: Kelly Huynh and Rajan Nathaniel

Gabi Backus, Co-Editor in Chief

January 31, 2018

Kelly Huynh My proudest accomplishments in high school includes passing classes that stressed me out like chemistry and APUSH, getting straight A’s for a semester that pushed me to my limit, getting an A in Mrs. Duffel’s class second semester sophomore year, and doing the moves wrap around and handst...

Winterfest Court Couples: Helen Le and Julian Bernado

Gabriella Backus, Co-Editor in Chief

January 31, 2018

Helen Le My most prideful achievements include thinking of relatively accurate synonyms off the top of my head when I can’t think of anything else, scoring high on my ACT despite not having enough time to finish the math section properly, sticking with sports in high school even though I’ve ne...

Winterfest Court Couples: Erin Baquiran and Jordan Harris

Gabriella Backus, Co-Editor in Chief

January 30, 2018

Erin Baquiran Erin Baquiran is not 12 I swear… she is hoping to get into UC Irvine or UCLA  to study towards becoming an engineer. You might have heard of Emanate, which is Erin’s brand with her own artwork that donates portions of the proceeds to the Reach Out Worldwide Foundation. She starte...

If you could have true love or 1 million dollars, what would you choose?

Kaylanie Saldua, Staff Writer

January 30, 2018

“True love because in this economy one million dollars is not worth that much,” Jasmine Frando, Senior   “True love because I have my true love right now and I wouldn’t trade it for anything,” Jayden Nouert, Senior   “True love because if I just had a mill...

Dear Santa

Haley Nelson, Student

December 19, 2017

When I was 9 years old, I asked for a guinea pig, and I got one (to my dismay my sisters named him Twinkle Skywalker). When I was 11 years old, my Hunger Games obsessed self asked for a bow and arrow, and I got one. When I was 14 years old, I asked for a typewriter, and, surprise, I got one. Throughout...

Dear Santa

Gabriella Backus, Student

December 19, 2017

Give me some damn money this Christmas. You heard me.  Give me some damn money!  I have come to the cynical conclusion that the world revolves around money, so give me some money. Give me some damn money so I can pay off my parent’s bills. Give me some damn money so I can give everyone wh...

Dear Santa

Gabriella Backus, Student

December 19, 2017

Hi there. It’s me again, Santa, it’s Gabriella—you hear from me every year.  And every year, I ask for something materialistic.  Something you can buy at a store, something you pay for, something your elves can make.  But really, I don’t think my life is drastically improved by a new phone, ...

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