By: Matthew Rodriguez
The National Basketball Association comes to an end every April as the playoffs begin, with the top 16 NBA teams go at it for the Larry O’Brien trophy. The best at the best go it to claim the title “World Champions”. Usually the #1 seeds are the ones who are determined to win the championship while the #8 seeds are just happy to be there and have extra games in their season. As the the playoff teams get ranked, we will find our who are the true contenders to make the NBA Finals.
By: Markov Zarate
There are a lot of great students at Samueli Academy, so much that the list would be really long, but, one of them, is a freshman named Roberto Garcia. “I try my best to do the best I can do,” stated by Roberto himself. He is on the Varsity Volleyball team at the school, and is also taking Biology, all as a freshman. Even with all this stuff he has to do, he still pushes to do the best he can.
Our JV Firewolves pull off an amazing win and defeat the Mater Dei Monarchs in 3 sets
Samueli won the first set 25-23
Mater Dei won the second set 25-19
Samueli won the third set to win the game 15-9
LETS GO FIREWOLVES!
Samueli Academy's JV Volleyball team visited Valley Christian High School. The Firewolves lost in 2 sets.
They lost the first set 24-26; and lost the second set 16-25
ESPN's Tournament Challenge: Second Chance is a fun game where you can fill your bracket for the NCAA tournament from the Sweet 16 (3rd Round) all the way to the National Championship. The Grand Prize is $5,000! Do you feel that #1 Kansas will take the crown or #11 Xavier will make one of the greatest upsets in NCAA history. Start making picks!
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By: Carson Van Vooren
Cross Country is a sport that Samueli Academy provides, and motivated runners have joined to compete in meets, competitions, or just to run. This club and sport has been present in this school since the very first school year, which was in 2013. Since the current school year is the last school year for Senior Cross Country runners, the leadership of the team will have to be carried on, and so will some traditions.
By: Alondra Zarate
There are a variety of ways to express yourself, and poetry just happens to be one of them. It allows you to bring out deep feelings, create art, and add beauty to the world.
By: Ethan Mitchell
Orphanages in Mexico don’t provide the best living conditions for children and Helping Hands, here at Samueli Academy, is going to change that. This year, they are looking to improve orphanages in Mexico to better the quality of life for children.
By: Matthew Rodriguez
March is now upon us. In the real world, that means spring break, Easter, and one month closer to summer, but in the sports world, that means March Madness and many, many, many brackets will be filled. “March Madness is a fun tournament to watch, so much intensity and excitement go into the game that everybody should watch it,” said freshman student Justin Nguyen. Some people say that you have a better chance to win the lottery than making a perfect March Madness bracket. Here is a 4 step guide on how to make a perfect bracket.
By: Pamela Paredes
You are out in the field, you have your helmet, and Samueli Academy uniform on. You are holding the bat as tight as you can, getting ready to swing at that softball...
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