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McKinley could do more to motivate students

McKinley could do more to motivate students

Katie Jones, reporter
September 9
Filed under Editorials, Showcase

Why do students come to school? Freshmen Rington Johnson said, “I come to school to learn.” There are many reason to come to school but not all of them are pressing matters in student’s minds. Miriam Kalemen, a senior said, "Skipping school is really easy to do here… McKinley’s not d...

Student perspective changes on Siri

Student perspective changes on Siri

Josephine Muniz, reporter
September 9
Filed under News, Showcase

 5,000 pounds of metal collapsed on him while fixing his car, leaving eighteen year old Sam Ray almost helpless. While fixing his car, a jack fell loose, causing Ray to be crushed by the heavyweight metal. It could've been the end, but he heard a voice. No, not a human voice. A voice that turned out ...

McKinley principal’s career choice

McKinley principal’s career choice

Katie Jones, reporter
September 4
Filed under Features, Showcase

The career Principal Ron Okamura wanted to pursue repeatedly changed in his earlier years. Despite being short, he played football in school. In fact his big dream at that age was to become the first Japanese NFL football player, but that was not meant to be. During his junior year at college he s...

Principal shows true character

Principal shows true character

James Deguinon, reporter
September 4
Filed under News, Showcase

As McKinley High School’s 150th celebration continues, there is one staff in this school that is just as human as the students. He’s been here for eight years and he’s been guiding his students at least everyday to help them make sure they all graduate on time and get their dream career as th...

Principal Ron Okamura’s career journey

Principal Ron Okamura’s career journey

Sarah Kim, editor
September 4
Filed under Features, Showcase

Most people, especially students, face the challenge of discovering a career. Among those people was Principal Ron Okamura. In fact, becoming a principal for Okamura was not one of his options at one point. Since third grade, Okamura had the biggest desire to become the first Japanese NFL player...

Beyond Wonderland

Beyond Wonderland

Sarah Kim, reporter
August 31
Filed under Editorials, Showcase

Alice in Wonderland choreographed by Septime Webre is a show that will appeal to all individuals of any audience as the show is full of color and harmonious music. As the satin, red curtains opened, the show began as the audience stared in awe because of the manner in which Alice was beautifully placed ...

150 years of McKinley Pride

150 years of McKinley Pride

Josephine Muniz, reporter
August 20
Filed under News, Showcase

Balloons. Joyous people. Energetic Cheerleaders. Colors waving. Smiling teachers. Pure pride. All this, and much more was represented at McKinley High School’s 150th welcome back assembly. Everyone, from students to staff got up on their feet dancing to the newest hottest songs. Big, black and g...

New year, last moments

New year, last moments

Karl Selga, reporter
August 18
Filed under Editorials, Showcase

As I say goodbye to a well needed summer vacation I also get to say hello to a new year at William Mckinley High School.   My name is Karl Selga and I am a proud senior at William Mckinley high school. This year is a very exciting year because not only is it going to be my last year, but it is th...

Spirit Roars 150

Spirit Roars 150

James Deguinon, reporter
August 18
Filed under News, Showcase

Roar!!! Crash!!! Boom!!! Bang!!!  A McKinley Tiger here. A Mckinley Tiger there.  This year McKinley High School celebrates their 150th year. It was August 7, 2015.  In the beginning, the student council introduced themselves to the freshmen and everyone else who didn’t knew who they were. ...

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