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Academic Decathlon takes 4th place in final competition

Photo Courtesy of Elizabeth Sparks
March 18, 2019

Academic Decathlon did great on their final competition, winning fourth place out of 46 schools. Academic Decathlon learns Economics, Art, Music, Social Science, Science, Mathematics, and Literature. Later...

Lugo has been a PBIS success!

Don Lugo High School was awarded the bronze medal for their successful implementation of PBIS in year one.
February 26, 2019

Don Lugo qualifies for the bronze medal!  What for, you ask?  Another record setting accomplishment, this time with the school's highly successful PBIS program! The PBIS program has made undeniable...

Airpods take over Don Lugo’s campus

Photo Courtesy of Karly Ortiz.
January 31, 2019

Airpods were introduced alongside the Apple Watch series 2 and iPhone 7 on September 7, 2016 by Apple Inc. They weren't released online until December 13 of that same year, a little bit later than they...

10 ways to get into the Christmas Spirit!

Photo credit: Andreia Sales
December 21, 2018

Are you feeling like a Grinch this Christmas? Here are 10 ways to help you get into the Christmas Spirit! 1.Give Back to Your Community! Ways to give back include donating to a toy drive, adopting...

Crisis text line: Helping out those in times of need

Actual photo of a conversation with the Crisis text line, Valerie Torres
December 6, 2018

As the years go on, more and more teens are dealing with emotional difficulties without having anyone to turn to. In the John Hopkins Health review, Joe Sugarman states, "The odds of adolescents suffering...

A Fresh Start For CVUSD; New Members Elected To Board

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November 7, 2018

Two new members were elected to the CVUSD school board as of yesterdays November 7 midterm election. These new additions are Christina Gagnier and Joe Schaffer. Gagnier is a consumer privacy attorney and...

T-Series Set to Overthrow YouTube Celebrity PewDiePie In 24 Hours

T-Series Set to Overthrow YouTube Celebrity PewDiePie In 24 Hours
October 26, 2018

In a head to head battle on who will be the most subscribed to YouTube channel in the world. T-Series, a popular music label in Bollywood, is now set to overthrow famous English oriented internet...

New Cadaver Dogs Allow Students To Make Major Educational Advancements

Ms. Berry stands near the Cadaver dog. Its realistic body allows students to be able to practice and be as accurate as possible. Photo Creds: Anthony Winslow
October 22, 2018

In early October, Don Lugo became the first high school in the world to make use of cadaver dogs.  The synthetic labradors are designed to be as realistic as possible, and will be used for several veterinary...

UPDATED STORY: It’s Time For A Confession: CVUSD Needs To Change Its Cyber-Bullying Policy

Students are finding out about
October 1, 2018

Social media is an inescapable force, a place of cat videos, family photos and unfortunately, bullying. For reasons beyond us, Don Lugo High School students, and alumni seem to take pride in not having...

3 new AP classes are coming to the 2018-2019 school year; 1 AP class to be discontinued

AP Physics, AP Human Geography, and AP Computer Science are the new courses coming to Don Lugo. AP European History will be discontinued. These new courses are set to launch in the upcoming 2018-2019 school year.
May 1, 2018

Brand new AP classes will be available to students during the upcoming 2018-2019 school year. These classes will include AP Physics 2, AP Human Geography, and AP Computer science. However, one AP class...

LEAD Academy have Opportunity to Present their Inventions to Professional Engineers

Don Lugo seniors in the LEAD Academy got a chance to present a year round invention to professional engineers.  They received positive feedback and helpful explanation on how they can improve on their prototype.
April 25, 2018

LEAD Academy Seniors have been working on their critical projects since the beginning of the school year. As they started to develop their ideas, the stress became a heavy weight on each students' shoulders....

Mr. Pope Leaves Behind A Legacy We Will Remember

Murmurs and an aura of respect filled the room with students listening to various veterans telling their stories. Students and veterans both greatly benefited from this event. The veterans benefited because they were able to tell their stories and for students to learn about the ones that have protected our freedoms.
April 19, 2018

Murmurs and an aura of respect filled the room with students listening to veterans telling their personal stories. Don Lugo’s 9th annual “We Remember” event was a very impacting experience for many...

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