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Biden Inauguration Full of Historic Firsts
Sierra Fong, Staff Writer • March 1, 2021

On Wednesday of January 20th, Joseph R. Biden Jr. was sworn in as the 46th president of the United States. In the minutes preceding Mr. Biden’s...

From left: Diana Adamic, Berenice Felipe, Steve Salika, and Tia Salika
Conception Captain Indicted for Manslaughter
Claire Bourdow, Editor-in-Chief • December 11, 2020

On December 1st, 2020, the captain of the Conception, Jerry Nehl Boylan, was indicted by a federal grand jury on 34 counts of seaman's manslaughter....

Ms. Dunn, Lucas, and Daisy!
COVID Companions!
Anareli Hernandez , Staff Writer/Cartoonist • November 30, 2020

One bright side of staying at home during the pandemic is that the PCS community has been growing closer to their pets. For example, the...

New Issue of Finch Focuses on Wildfire Devastation
New Issue of Finch Focuses on Wildfire Devastation
Zanthee Schwarzmann February 2, 2021

Issue 10 of the Finch is out right now! The Finch is a student run literary magazine that focuses on showcasing the writing and art of PCS students....

Virtual Concert Keeps Winter Choir Tradition Alive
Virtual Concert Keeps Winter Choir Tradition Alive
December 25, 2020

On December 17th, the PCS Performing Arts department premiered the school's first ever virtual winter concert. The prerecorded video format,...

Advanced Drama Produces Video of Performances
Advanced Drama Produces Video of Performances
Zoe Perera, Staff Writer • November 15, 2020

On November 9th, Ms. Gorski and the students in her Advanced Drama Class released a video of scenes and monologues based around the theme of...

Online Community Read Continues PCS Tradition
Online Community Read Continues PCS Tradition
Zanthee Schwarzmann, Assistant Editor • February 21, 2021

The English department, in partnership with Bookshop Santa Cruz, organized the second annual PCS community read, which took place on January...

Periodic Table Website Displays How Chemistry Class Has Adapted
Periodic Table Website Displays How Chemistry Class Has Adapted
Zanthee Schwarzmann, Assistant Editor • December 14, 2020

If you’ve been going to PCS since before the lockdown, you might remember the giant Periodic Table of Elements outside of Mr. Winter’s room....

How to Zoom Through A Tedious School Day
How to Zoom Through A Tedious School Day
Ayla Ferrell, Staff Writer • December 10, 2020

Every morning, make sure to sleep in until 9:59. Stay in bed and join zoom from your phone. Then, after attendance, turn off your wifi. This...

Some Food For Thought Before I  Eat a Snickers Bar
Some Food For Thought Before I  Eat a Snickers Bar
Ayla Ferrell February 21, 2021

We’ve all been there. It's 3pm after a boring school day. We’re feeling sluggish and wandering aimlessly around the house. We need an activity....

Breonna Taylor and BLM Protests: How You Can Get Involved
Breonna Taylor and BLM Protests: How You Can Get Involved
Meris Childs, Staff Writer • November 3, 2020

At 12:30 am on March 13th, 2020, 26-year-old Breonna Taylor was shot and killed in her own home by three police officers--Jonathan Mattingly,...

2020 Presidential Election
2020 Presidential Election
Pakal Gonzalez-Montejano, Staff Writer • November 3, 2020

The 2020 election has been having most people questioning our political alignments. Some of us wonder what might be the outcome. I believe that...

“Faces” Alexandria Myers, 8th grade. This painting was done with watercolor, which captures the fluidity of the faces and poses perfectly. By combining lots of colors and elements, we get a feel of creativity and strong emotions.
ROAR Art Gallery
Kira Valles-Knoll, Art Editor • November 3, 2020

The Roar has had a revamp this year, and wants to include more colorful and artistic elements in our new and improved newspaper. We thought a...

PCS Puma
PCS Puma
Ayla Ferrell, Staff Writer/Cartoonist • November 6, 2020

COVID Cross Country
COVID Cross Country
Pancho McKee, Staff Writer/Cartoonist • November 3, 2020

A Pandemic Halloween!
A Pandemic Halloween!
Helen Canter, Staff Writer • November 3, 2020

Staff Spotlight
Zoe Perera
Zoe Perera
Staff Writer

Zoe Perera loves writing and reading so joining the school newspaper was a no-brainer for her. She is excited about writing about the things she loves--musical theater/theater in general, baking, and more....

Sierra Fong
Sierra Fong
Assistant Editor

Sierra joined journalism because she loves reading, writing, and is hoping to improve her writing skills. She is also looking forward to learning more about the process behind journalism and news media....

Sivanna joined journalism because she really enjoys photography and thought it would be fun to contribute to the school news website. She is really excited about developing the sports section of Roar....

Ayla Ferrell
Ayla Ferrell
Staff Writer

Paper View Plain Text View Ayla joined journalism because it seemed like a fun way to stay in touch with the school and meet new people. She is excited to update the cartoons section. Outside of...

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