Freshmen Perspective: Going to High School for the First Time

By Roxanna Placensia This school year has taken an unexpected turn, from learning at school to learning virtually has been a big adjustment for students. Due to these circumstances, incoming freshmen have not been able to attend the beginning of their first semester at the high school in person. After consulting with a few of … Continue reading Freshmen Perspective: Going to High School for the First Time

Documentaries You Should Watch in Quarantine

By Myrka Troncoso 1) The Social Dilemma (Netflix) Summary - Experts and former employees from various social media companies analyze how technology and social media will lead to our eventual demise while also providing information about why it works the way it works and what that means for us as consumers.Personal Opinion - First and … Continue reading Documentaries You Should Watch in Quarantine


Perfection, nigh attainable, often pursued. A fool's errand to some, life’s purpose to others. Perfection. The erasure of flaws perhaps, or maybe the refinement of skills. Perfection is something millions have struggled for--something millions have died for. Perfection. But perfection is something that doesn’t need to be coveted--imperfections are what makes life worth living--and at … Continue reading Perfection

VCHS Kindness Week

By Molly Davis This week Valley Center High School--and Pauma-Unified School District--embarked on the annual celebration of ‘​Kindness Week.’ ​This year, despite the virtual barrier at stake, students have been banded together by the ideal that kindness is key. Teachers have assigned the unordinary task of expressing gratitude, thoughts, and pensive gestures; with the idea … Continue reading VCHS Kindness Week

My (Personal) Review of B​reaking Bad (2008-2013) **Spoilers Ahead

By Myrka TroncosoI’m sure that most of you have either heard about or seen, arguably the best television series of all time, Breaking Bad. Now notice that I used the word “arguably.” I do not believe that I am well enough immersed in television shows, to form my opinion to the best of my ability. … Continue reading My (Personal) Review of B​reaking Bad (2008-2013) **Spoilers Ahead

Poetry Out Loud

By Maribel Romo On Monday, January 25th, VCHS students had the chance to show their love for poetry during the annual Poetry Out Loud Competition. Last month, 36 students had the task to memorize two poems and deliver them to the judges as their fellow competitors and students watched the competition from home. Instead of … Continue reading Poetry Out Loud