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Local MC students raise money for LLS

Every year high school students  all over San Diego form groups and try to see who can raise the most money supporting the Leukemia-Lymphoma Society. The competition is ran by the Students of the Year program, which rewards the group of  students who raise the most for the cause with …

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Sundevils at Northrop Grumman

MC seniors continue to look into the future by applying to colleges and looking for opportunities to get a jumpstart in their field of interest. For eight students, this life preparation was furthered with their selection for an internship at Northrop Grumman, a federal defense contracting agency. Seniors Steven Huynh-Tran, …

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Cookies, creativity, and community

At the grocery store, shoppers often steer their carts clear of the donation tables and eager petitioners lurking outside the doors. But when the bright green and deep brown of Girl Scout vests are spotted parked outside the entrance, the grocery list flies out of mind. Girl Scouts may be …

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MC’s Great Kindness Week

From Monday, Jan. 22, to Friday, Jan. 26, MC participated in the Great Kindness Week, a part of the Great Kindness Challenge program. Posters and announcements around MC reminded students to be extra kind throughout the week. On Monday, the focus was “Be kind to your friends.” Friends were encouraged …

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Not just Christmas

The Douglas firs have all been (hopefully) recycled, the nicer gift bags folded away for next year, and the mechanical reindeer corralled back into their storage sheds. Our skinny jeans are feeling particularly restrictive, and our resolutions have been made and possibly, already broken. 2017 taught us much about personal …

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The Debut: A Filipino tradition

Each successive birthday marks new opportunities: 16 means driving, 17 means R rated movies, 18 means lotto tickets, voting, and big kids jail. Birthdays also provide an excuse to be showered with gifts and attention. American birthdays usually consist of Costco cake and out of tune renditions of “Happy Birthday.” …

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Social Justice Club goes global

MC seniors Anika Dandekar and Niha Bhaskar formed Social Justice Club their freshman year when they felt limited in their classroom conversations regarding global topics. “I wanted to start something that we could have every week and talk about whatever we wanted,” Dandekar said. “Sometimes in class [global topic conversations] …

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Headed in the right direction

MC takes in more transfer students per year than any other high school in the Poway Unified School District. Looking around campus, it’s easy to see why. As a transfer student from RB, I can confidently say that MC has  a much warmer, more generally accepting student body. However, more …

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Red Cross Club

No need to fear, Red Cross Club is here to put extra blood to good use. Students can catch a glimpse of their efforts on campus at the MC blood drives. “Mostly we are concentrated on doing blood drives here at school,” MC senior and club President Polina Guseva said. …

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MC Peer Counseling: Helping Sundevils shine

In the tumultuous time that is high school, teenagers are given their first glimpse of independence. Still just kids, this often ends in mistakes and failures, but ultimately a lesson to learn from. This is also where counselors and parents try to swoop in, and chime in with their two-cents …

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