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6 teachers who go above and beyond for their school

Mrs. Deming looking at her calendar to make sure theatre has their dates set for upcoming performances 
Photo courtesy: Andreia Sales

Andreia Sales, Arts & Entertainment Reporter

December 17, 2018

As students, we tend to believe that teachers only focus on the one class that we have them for. "Why haven't I gotten my test from last week?" "Why is it taking so long for me to get my essay back?" It's because they have other classes to worry about! There are teachers all around our campus that do...

Mr.Robinson strums the heart strings of students

Mr.Robinson's sits in front of students, teaching them the craft of music.

Valerie Torres, News Editor

November 13, 2018

When some people think of Mr. Robinson, most think math teacher, or an engineering teacher. Those who know him will say he is a music lover who plays the bass and teaches the guitar to Don Lugo students. David Robinson has worked here for 21 years and counting, has a knack for music, and teaches the...

Strength. Diversity. Passion. 130 girls attend the Young Women’s Leadership Conference, leaving them with unified hope.

The agricultural department hand-crafted the centerpieces that were used for the Young Women's Leadership Conference.

Kaitlyn Valenzuela, Features Editor

March 28, 2018

The warmth of the sun, the smell of the flowers, the verdant scenery of the farms, and the empowering words of "The Future is Female" hung up for many young girls to see — a welcoming setting for 130 girls who attended yesterday's amazing Young Women's Leadership Conference at Cal Poly Pomona. California...

A coach. A teacher. A father figure: How a community was brought together to save Coach Gano

Students, athletes, coaches, and parents crowd the room as they sit in silence listening to a football player speak on behalf of Coach Gano. The environment was filled with emotion and tension.

Brandie Altuna and Kaitlyn Valenzuela

February 18, 2018

“He’s safe!” whispered Principal Dr. Cabrera, as she walked out of the Chino Valley Unified School District office. I felt some relief leave my shoulders, but the concerned feeling that sat in the pit of my stomach was still there. As I approached the door to the boardroom, hope continued to fi...

Employed students share truthful perspectives about balancing school and work

Employed students share truthful perspectives about balancing school and work

Priscilla Corona and Kaitlyn Valenzuela

November 1, 2017

Although school can get difficult to manage with the excessive amount of work that comes with it, there are students who are driven to be employed. These students have different or similar reasons as to why they work ; some may be because of financial reasons and others can be because they want a head...

1,051 Total Yards, 1 Phenomenal Running Back that is Leaving a Legacy

Khoury Bethley is a running back in the Don Lugo football team. He is one of the top players in the Mt. Baldy League. Photo courtesy of Daniel Pahutan

Kaitlyn Valenzuela and John Aguire

October 10, 2017

There is nothing more inspiring than a high school athlete working hard and going through excruciating practice to become one of the highest performing athletes in the region. Senior varsity running back Khoury Bethley has overcome intense obstacles and has achieved numerous titles to reach the level...

Inspiring sixteen-year-old girl is named hero of Chino

Kacey Rosales is this years 2017 Young Adult Community Hero Award winner on the Chino day at the LA County Fair for her leadership skills and her hard work.

Anthony Romero and Priscilla Corona

September 29, 2017

Not all heroes wear capes or have "super powers" but this particular individual is recognized for much more than just her brains. High school student Kacey Rosales is an "ideal citizen" according to the City of Chino. She has been extremely dedicated and highly involved in the community. Not only...

Captivating the Hidden Talents of Highschool Musician Valeria Acevedo

Valeria Acevedo is one of the many talented individuals who roam around campus. It is time her talent becomes recognized by her peers and she has proven to be fearless. With the potential she possesses as a musician, Valeria has endless opportunities coming her way.

Kaitlyn Valenzuela, Priscilla Corona, Janessa Meza, and Anthony Romero

September 15, 2017

As you walk along the school halls, you may think you see just another reserved individual, but you would never expect the talent hidden within them. Valeria Acevedo is one of those individuals, who hid her talents and finally shared it with the world. She has gone through incredible obstacles to ach...

Relaxing sessions are hosted to help students become less stress during a time of difficulty

Students have working and studying hard for important testing or improving their grades. This has caused plenty of stress among them and some teachers have decided to take action. Photo provided by public domain.

Kaitlyn Valenzuela, Reporter

April 27, 2017

As various students prepare for their AP tests this upcoming May, extreme levels of stress have taken over. They are in definite need of a break- one to help their brains cool off and recharge so they aren't over-worked and fatigued. These last few months of school are a difficult period for most students...

The Abandoned LA Zoo remains in ruins but continues to be popular among LA residents

The cages of the Abandoned LA Zoo have turned into the canvas for street artists, adding life to what is now decaying. Residents of the Los Angeles area (and most of southern California) visit the old zoo to explore the ruins of what is left. The zoo was closed in 1966 but it has since been opened to the public.

Kaitlyn Valenzuela, Reporter

March 21, 2017

Griffith Park is home to an abundance of attractions, some of which include: the Griffith Observatory, the Greek Amphitheatre, the (current) Los Angeles Zoo, the Travel Town train museum, and the iconic Hollywood Sign. However, the large park also has its most eerie attraction yet, the Abandoned LA...

Black history celebration has shown greater empowerment during a time of diversity within the country

Black history month is celebrated in February for all to appreciate black excellence. Despite social conflict throughout the nation, this year's celebration was phenomenal. Photo courtesy of public domain.

Kaitlyn Valenzuela and Mau Mendoza

February 28, 2017

February marks the month for black history celebration and recognizing remarkable individuals. The representation black history month is receiving proves the progress of society in realizing the importance of celebrating diversity. As both the struggles and achievements of the black community are highlighted,...

After a period of uncertainty, curtains are drawn on theater’s new scene

The theater department has been in an awkward stasis the past 3 years, and has finally begun to find some stability. Both students in theater and students who watch the performances feel that theater has taken a turn for a better future under Mrs. Deming's leadership. Mrs. Deming shares that she strives to make theater grow with the creativity of the actors and actresses and helping the young stars create a new sense of relevancy in the world of Lugo.

Marissa Reinhart, Tech Editor

February 24, 2017

Over the past couple years, theater students have been stuck on a rocky road. They have experienced several changes in the program; having teachers switched each year and having a brand new group of students has been difficult for the few students who have been along for the entire bumpy ride. The changes...