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MC students recognized for academic excellence

“This might be my greatest achievement ever, and it might remain this way for a while,” senior National Merit semifinalist Cina Shahabi said. Shahabi was one of a number of MC students recognized by College Board for his or her academic aptitude shown on the Preliminary SAT (PSAT). At MC, …

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The shots that sparked a movement

“Hands up, don’t shoot” is  the cry heard nationwide after a Ferguson, Missouri Grand Jury ruled not to indict officer Darren Wilson for the death of Michael Brown on Nov. 24. Brown (18) was an unarmed, black teenager who, according to autopsy reports and statements by the Ferguson Police Department, …

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Superintendent Collins welcomed to the White House

On Nov. 19, 2014, Poway Unified School District superintendent John Collins was welcomed to the White House by President Barack Obama. Collins was one of a hundred superintendents selected nationally for their exemplary role in transitioning their school districts to digital learning. “What a day at #FutureReady!” Collins tweeted. “One …

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Dancing with MC

MC has some hidden talent that many of the students only see at pep rallies. Dance teams and classes are a big part of the life of many MC students. “My favorite part of dance is just meeting all of the people and getting close with them,” junior Alex Case, …

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To leash or not to leash?

There is no doubt that San Diegans love their dogs and want the best possible environment for them, but here in Poway, that outdoor, off leash freedom is something that still hasn’t been permitted. On Oct. 21, a protest was held in Silverset Park, a small community ballpark about 15 …

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A Tribute to a teacher

Many teachers have a strong, positive influence on their students. However, rarely do teachers have the honor of knowing that they’ll be remembered years and years after their departure. Yet, rarest of all, is for a teacher to affect an entire community such that even after death, students continue to …

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Choir chaos

Co-author: Tatum Tricarico On Wednesday of last week, MC’s choir had to adjust to the administration’s request to remove an Islamic chant from their Thursday night concert.  This decision caused much uproar within the choir and students throughout the school. “There was a woman who complained that she did not …

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Carl DeMaio vs Scott Peters

Today, voters will rush to the polls to choose between Republican Carl DeMaio and  Democrat Scott Peters for California’s 52nd representative to congress. Several MC’s students intern for these candidates, creating more of a public awareness and interest in our student body. Recently, DeMaio has been charged with allegations regarding sexual …

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