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Saint Philip the Apostle’s 90th Anniversary

On Sunday September 17th, Mass was celebrated in honor of Saint Philip the Apostle School's 90th anniversary. The church was filled with people in the pews and standing in the aisles. Our school began in 1927 and has been teaching students for 90 years, which is quite awhile! In honor of the 90th an...

Fall Fest Games and Activities

Cecilia Kvochak, Contributor

The Fall Fest is coming! It is Saturday, October 21 from 4pm to 10pm. There are fun new Fall Fest games this year! The new games include; Colorama, a small ball game; Ping-pong blower, where you catch a numbered ping-pong ball to win a prize; Bean Bag Toss, where you have two tries to knock a pipe off a stand to win a major prize; Treasure chest booth, where if you pick the right key, it will open the treasure chest for a major prize; An Air Hockey table, where 4 people can...

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Screenagers

Screenagers

Luke Mendez, Contributor

Last week the whole school had the opportunity to watch Screenagers, a movie about teenagers who are addicted to their phones. This movie was created by Delaney Ruston, Rust...

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Cows at SPAS!

Cows at SPAS!

Daniela Salazar, Contributor

SPAS students were very lucky and got a very special visit from a cow. This visit had been postponed due to the heat back in September to October. On Tuesday October 2nd we were ...

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Technology Corner

Best Databases

Best Databases

Madison Grube, Contributor

We all have those times when we are looking for a particular piece of evidence or any information at all. I know that this can be very difficult to find underneath all the adds...

October 10, 2017No Comments

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New Cure for Children’s Leukemia

New Cure for Children’s Leukemia

Grace Brewer, Contributor

Children’s cancer is an extremely devastating disease, that many children unfortunately have to suffer from. One of the most common types of childhood cancer is leukemia...

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President Trumps New Travel Ban

President Trumps New Travel Ban

Ryan Costa, Contributor

On September 24th President Donald Trump signed his third travel ban which includes travel restrictions for 8 countries. In President Trump’s initial ban he had placed trave...

October 10, 2017

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NFL players sitting during National Anthem

NFL players sitting during National Anthem

Luke Mendez, Contributor

There is now a controversy about NFL players sitting during the National Anthem, after a tweet by Donald Trump. The tweet stated that the players are disrespecting our country, and they should get fired. The players began to kneel to show more respect to the soldiers of our country.  Many of the NFL owners responded saying that they respected the players decisions to kneel. Many teams around the NFL now kneel during the National Anthem, others kneel before it. Other athletes such as Lebron James s...

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2017 Fall Festival Entertainment

2017 Fall Festival Entertainment

Daniela Salazar, Contributor

There are some major changes coming to this year's fall festival in the entertainment department! But like they say, change is good. I was lucky enough to interview Mrs. Simone, one of our awesome 5th grade teachers here at SPAS, whose husband will act...

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Fall Fest Food

Fall Fest Food

Hannah Sherman, Contributor

  As you know, the Fall Fest is coming up this weekend! For this edition of Restaurant Review, we will be previewing all the food that is going to be at the Fall Fest...

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SPAS @ HAMILTON and Musicals Coming to LA

SPAS @ HAMILTON and Musicals Coming to LA

Daniela Salazar and Caroline Mitchell

It was recently announced that some Broadway musicals will be touring here in Los Angeles. A current musical that is in Los Angeles is Hamilton which is playing at the Pantages Theatre through the end of the year. This musical tells the story of Alexander Hamilton, one of the founders of America. Hamilton is running in 3 cities at the moment; New York (Richard Rodgers Theater), Chicago (Private Bank Theater), and Los Angeles (Pantages Theater). My experience seeing Hamilton was an incredible experience tha...

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Peacebuilder of The Week: Henry Ross

Peacebuilder of The Week: Henry Ross

Chloe Gilb, Contributor
October 10, 2017

This weeks peacebuilder is a 3rd grader named Henry Ross. Henry got a peacebuilder preferal because he invited a boy to come and play kickball with him and his friends. He is a great example of a peacebuilder because he carried out a great act of kindness. I asked Henry a few questions about this peacebuilder preferal:   Why did you invite the boy to play kickball with you? To help hi...

Peacebuilder of the Week: Sasha Sepulveda

Peacebuilder of the Week: Sasha Sepulveda

Sasha Kalpakoff, Contributor
October 3, 2017

This weeks peacebuilder is Sasha Sepulveda. Sasha is in 2nd grade and already knows how to be a great role model for peacebuilders. She received her peacebuilder from Ms. Garnett. She received her peacebuilder for supporting herself, tablemates and class in making choices. Sasha is a great example of how peacebuilders should always act.I decided that I wanted to interview Sasha for her great achievement...

Peacebuilder of the Week: Sophia Ramirez and Joaquin Belmonte

Peacebuilder of the Week: Sophia Ramirez and Joaquin Belmonte

Sasha Kalpakoff, Contributer
September 12, 2017

This week our peacebuilders are Sophia Ramirez and Joaquin Belmonte. These two are exactly what all peacebuilders should be because they are great examples of catholics in this school. They received there peacebuilder from Mrs. Ramos. They got there peacebuilder for singing loudly in church and listening to the priests message. This is how every St. Phillips student should act in church. I decided...

Student Fiction

Kinder to 2nd

K-2 Quest

K-2 Quest

Maddie Emmons, Contributor

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3rd to 5th

Amulet: The Stonekeeper’s Curse

Amulet: The Stonekeeper’s Curse

Maddie Emmons, Contributor

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Jr. High

Reading Trackers!

Reading Trackers!

Lauren Pithey, Contributor

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