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Robotics Club wins their tournament

The Robotics Team's practice room where they let their robots roam free in the course while they practice for their tournaments. Photo courtesy of Saslaya Baca.

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

Melody Hemsing's ink and quill tattoo on her right arm.  She loves what it means to her, as she is a passionate writer and this is a way for her to show it to the world.  (Melody Hemsing)

Patricia Redaelly, News 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!

Some of Lauren's

Brooke Selvidge, News/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 Principal Dr. Ramirez in his office. Photographer Valerie Torres

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

Photos Courtesy of: Diego Cruz (Top) & Don Lugo Volleyball (Bottom)

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, Broadcast News Editor

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!


Edward Lillie, Broadcast News Editor

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...

Captain and Commissioner; Alexis Randazzo

Alexis Randazzo, Cheer captain. Photo courtesy of Alexis Randazzo.

Karly Ortiz, Managing Editor

February 19, 2019

Arriving at school at 6:20 and sometimes staying until 7; most people can't handle a regular school day, let alone a school day of Alexis Randazzo. She's an upstanding Cheer Captain, a Renaissance Commissioner, and even volunteers regularly. Alexis embodies precisely what it means to "Be respectful, Be ...

3 students at Don Lugo with hidden talents you wouldn’t expect!

3 students at Don Lugo with hidden talents you wouldn't expect!

Andreia Sales, Arts & Entertainment Reporter

February 7, 2019

\iWithin the Don Lugo campus, there are many opportunities for students to share their talents, such as performing in the rallies, joining sports or dance teams, and even joining an elective class that relates to that talent. However, there are so many students across the campus that have a variety of...