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Triple threats: going above and beyond the conquistador way

Triple threats: going above and beyond the conquistador way

Angela Gutierrez, Reporter

December 16, 2019

Students are told to embody the "Conquistador Way" of being respectful, responsible and involved. When it comes to being involved, there are students that go above and beyond. They are involved in three or more extracurricular activities and still manage to do well in school. One of these students...

The stigma behind pursuing art

The stigma behind pursuing art

Valerie Torres, News Editor

December 12, 2019

Pursuing the arts as a career choice has always held a stigma against it by those who believe it isn't a viable source of income, but this isn't true. Students with a passion for the arts and the hopes of pursuing it in college are constantly being put down by those around them, even parents. Students...

Robotics Club wins their tournament

Robotics Club wins their tournament

Jenny Pineda, Reporter

December 9, 2019

On November 16, the robotics club went to Mt Sac for a tournament and left the competition being the tournament champions. This club is unique because it consists of multiple teams that are put together by the students. The advisor, Mr. Engstrom, acts like a mentor and guides the students to the right...

The tattoo taboo has faded away

The tattoo taboo has faded away

Patricia Redaelly, Reporter

November 12, 2019

Many people believe that the usual route for getting a tattoo is to wait until they're out of school and on their own, but this doesn't seem to be the case anymore. 8% of people getting tattoos are actually high school students! Even other high school students can be shocked at times because of the age...

Lugo kids love stickers on their Hydro Flasks!

Lugo kids love stickers on their Hydro Flasks!

Brooke Selvidge, Technology, Reporter

October 30, 2019

Whether it's one sticker or several plastered on a Hydro Flask, Lugo students like to show their sticker flare.  Many students have stickers ranging from random fun and meme symbols to sports teams and political affiliations. The collection of stickers seems endless and there's no shortage of personality...

Teachers who are allies of the LGBTQ+ community and GSA club

Teachers who are allies of the LGBTQ+ community and GSA club

Jenny Pineda, Features Reporter

September 25, 2019

Don Lugo is known for the plethora of clubs on campus, spanning from a variety of different subjects - the GSA club is one of them. GSA stands for gay straight alliance, but what most students don't know is this alliance includes teachers as well. It's important for students to know they have someone to...

New vice principals making an unforgettable entrance

New vice principals making an unforgettable entrance

Valerie Torres, News Editor

September 5, 2019

You may have noticed a few new faces on campus, saying "Good Morning" at the gates or when you walk into the office. Well, Don Antonio Lugo High School has opened its arms to two new Vice Principals, Dr. Eckersol and Dr. Ramirez! These new additions to the Don Lugo staff will help the school come even...

How athletes at Don Lugo use rituals to boost performance

How athletes at Don Lugo use rituals to boost performance

Diego Cruz, Sports Editor

September 4, 2019

Preparing for a game plays an interesting role in a student-athlete's career. Whether it be listening to music to get amped up, or getting in a quick pre-game stretch, there is always something to do before the game gets underway. Believe it or not, many athletes have shown that they follow specific...

Balancing A Home Life And A Teaching Life

Balancing A Home Life And A Teaching Life

Edward Lillie, Reporter

March 19, 2019

One teacher can just be a teacher and nothing else, but many teachers have responsibilities such as being a coach, being a tutor after school, and being there for their students when they are struggling. With all that on their plate, some teachers also have a family to balance on top of that. Being a...

21 electives you don’t know enough about

21 electives you don’t know enough about

Josephine Ramos, Reporter

February 28, 2019

Every student has to take an elective in order to graduate, which in theory shouldn't be hard since Don Lugo has a high number of electives to choose from. But somehow, a mass majority of these electives are over looked. Before choosing your classes for next year, make sure you know all of your options. Animals and P...

7 simple ways to deal with stress

7 simple ways to deal with stress

Andreia Sales, Reporter

February 27, 2019

Teenagers deal with a lot of stress, despite the young age. Whether it be keeping up with good grades, playing in sports or any extracurricular activities, having to keep up with all of these activities can cause some serious stress. Here are some ways that students relieve their stress. 1. "Mindful Mondays...

The “competitive spirit” and academic decathlon coach: Robert Grebel!

The “competitive spirit” and academic decathlon coach: Robert Grebel!

Edward Lillie, Reporter

February 20, 2019

A test of skill, wits, and strategy, the Academic Decathlon has been a part of school culture since 1979. Testing in ten different skill areas, students are asked to study for months on end; even after school is over (both the day and year). It is incredibly difficult to get to the national level of...

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