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Sheiks start on the right foot for season

Posted on December 13, 2017 by in Uncategorized

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Guadalupe Huerta

Jennifer Leon

Chronicle Reporter 

 The Sheiks stay undefeated after a victory against Mendez from both the Varsity and JV team. Varsity won with a score of 4-2 and JV with a score of 4-1.

    While others spent their Thanksgiving break with their family, the boys soccer team  practiced non-stop. They even had pre-season game to help them get ready for the season.

    The team has been working hard endlessly, pushing through vacations and late nights to improve their techniques and footwork.“I’ve trained everyday, tried my hardest, try to be a role model for the whole team,” claims Kevin Acevedo,TCA Junior JV Captain.

    The Sheiks have been preparing for official season with constant practices and drills as a means to lead the way to victory.  From running laps to working on footwork, the boys soccer team worked hard to score in their first games of the season.

    The varsity team kicked off the season on Nov. 17 with a tie of 0-0 against Panorama. JV also won, they beat Panorama 2-1. However, on Nov. 27 Varsity came back strong to take the win against Contreras with the final score of 2-0. JV also won with a score 2-0.

Despite their first half of practice without a coach, due to the coach’s busy schedule the Sheiks manage to keep a high head and have positive hopes for future games. “I look forward to winning the league, hopefully, and if we do good enough we could actually take CIF. I believe we have a good team,” said Hugo Garcia, SAS Junior, Varsity captain.

Due to the other teams forfeiting for several games, the Sheiks have not been able to play every game scheduled for this season.  “I am not happy about cancelled games, neither is the rest of the team but some things have to happen. Like the other team did not have enough players ready to play, but we just really want to play games,” said Hugo Garcia.

On Nov. 30, the Sheiks played rival school, Bernstein. Varsity ended with a winning score of 1-0 while JV lost with a score of 2-1.

So far the Sheiks have been undefeated, winning every game that they have played. If they keep it up they will make it to playoffs again.

“My expectations for this team are high. Depending on the players but for us its hopefully winning league and going as far as we can on playoffs.” said Franklin Ayala, Varsity coach.

    

Lady Sheiks take on the cobras

Posted on November 28, 2017 by in Sports

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Guadalupe Huerta

Chronicle Report

The girls soccer team had an away game against Contreras on Nov. 27. The final score for Varsity was 3-0. Jv lost 2-0.

This was the ladies first game of the season.

Dorothea DeLa Cruz scored her hattrick. For those who are not aware of what a hattrick is, it is when a player scores 3 goals in one game.

Come show your school spirit as they face Bernstein at home.

Jv starts playing at 2:30 and varsity starts at 4:30.

The boys soccer team had a game as well against Contreras but the game got cancelled.

The sheiks will face Bernstein at an away game on thurs. Nov. 30

Spread awareness world diabetes day

Posted on November 14, 2017 by in News

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Guadalupe Huerta

Chronicle Reporter

November 14 is World Diabetes Day. Diabetes is becoming an epidemic. Many young people are getting diabetes. This day is dedicated to spread the importance of taking actions to confront the issue as a critical global health problem.

425 million adults have diabetes. 1 out of 2 are not diagnosed. It is important to know the signs and check with your regular doctor.

Some symptoms may include:

  •  Hunger and thirst
  • Fatigue
  • Frequent urination (more than usually)
  • Dry mouth and itchy skin 
  • Blurry vision
  • Slow-healing cuts
  • Pain or numbness in the feet
  • Unplanned weight loss
  • Nausea and vomiting

One should stay alert and have regular checkup. Diabetes can affect anyone. It does not matter your age.

Remembering Chester Bennington

Posted on October 30, 2017 by in News

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Joshua Abarca

Chronicle Reporter

         In light of the death of lead singer, Chester Bennington, bandmates from Linkin Park planned a tribute concert to honor the friend. The concert took place last Friday on October 27th at the Hollywood Bowl at 10:30 p.m. The concert consisted of almost all of the brilliant songs that the band has put out over the past 20 years. Over the course of the spectacular show, Linkin Park had friends and other bands perform on the stage, big names such as Blink-182, System of a Down, No Doubt (and plenty more) appeared to help honor Bennington. In between songs and guests, videos played of the band with Bennington, reminiscing on the times when he was with the world.

         Without a second thought, the night was emotional, powerful, and completely raw. Over 17,000 occupants went to the show, singing their hearts out to the songs and expressing the love for the lost idol.

On the internet: 5.5 million watched live at home. It goes to show how much of an impact one person can make. Bennington will always be remembered among the legends of the music world, and many will remember this concert with their hearts.

 

Rest in Peace

Chester Bennington

1976 – 2017

Lady Sheiks slay the Bobcats

Posted on October 24, 2017 by in Sports

Lady Sheiks slay the Bobcats

Guadalupe Huerta

Chronicle Reporter

Lady Sheiks spiked into playoffs. On Oct. 23, lady Sheiks won 3-2 at an away game against Robert F. Kennedy Community High School.

After a close match, the ladies were able to find a way to defeat them. The ladies start off on the right foot leading them to win the first two sets with a score of 25-19 and 25-22. The Bobcats found a way to switch up the game. The Bobcats  won the following two sets with a score of 25-17 and 25-19 bringing the game to a tie.

The final set determined whether or not the lady Sheiks will enter playoffs. The final set was a close one ending with a score of 15-12.

It was Robert F. Kennedy Community High School´s senior night. The lady Sheiks sure know how to show who’s house it really is.

 

Don’t Kiss Summer Activities Goodbye Just Yet

Posted on October 16, 2017 by in Uncategorized

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Jennifer Leon

Chronicle Reporter 

With the hot weather, and summer sun behind us, it can be difficult to find outdoor activites that provide the same enthusiam. However, Pacific Park responses well to these concerns by offering a outdoor movie screening every Friday for the remaining month of October. This Friday, the Santa Monica Pier will host  the outdoor movie fix with the beloved fairytale, “Beauty and the Beast.” The event will begin at 6:00pm with live music, followed by the movie screening at 7:00pm.

 

This “Front Porch Cinema” creates a family and dog-friendly environment with appropriate films for any age and welcoming to everyone who wished to join. Enjoy the ocean breeze with listening to music, and your favorite recently released flicks. All that is required from participants si their own lawn chair and a good spirit. The best part of this whole experience is that it is absolutely free! If you wish to arrive early for the “Cinema Lounge” you can take your experience to a whole other level. This lounge not only allows you to relax while the movie commences but it pairs movie-themed drinks and food vendors with each film!

 

In order to join this event, one must RSVP on Facebook as a means to be ensured for a spot. If you feel that  “Beauty and the Beast” is not a film that interest you, do not worry the next and final screening will be held October 27 ending with “Rogue Elements” by Techno Gravity. This film about extreme sports and the obstacles encountered when faced with bizarre climates, will have a duration from 6pm to 10pm. In addition to viewing a bonus film, this activity will have tons of prizes such as trips to Jackson Hole, Wyoming, Crested Butte, Colorado and Ski City (Salt Lake City, UT). Each prize includes a $500 REI gift card to gear up for the winter season. Take some time off of work to enjoy a little motion pictures and family time with this limited opportunity!

 

RSVP for “Beauty and the Beast” : https://www.facebook.com/events/113342039357801

RSVP for “Rogue Elements” : https://www.facebook.com/events/116444702353237/

 

Get Ready for the Frightful new Frappuccino

Posted on October 15, 2017 by in Features

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Gina Babayan

Chronicle Reporter

Starbucks is getting in the Halloween spirit this October with a new drink for a limited time.

After news came of the limited Unicorn Frappuccino, people went wild for the drink for its color, taste, and tumblr look. So Starbucks thought of another drink to hype everyone up once more. Unlike the vampire frappuccinos of 2015, rumor has it that they are adding a new drink called the Zombie Frappuccino. The drink will be cream-based, and will contain green caramel, apple powder and pink powder. The whipped cream will be pink, and the whole thing will be finished off with a pink drizzle.The drink would be sold from October 28 until October 31. The frappuccino would be drop dead and fit perfectly for a Halloween theme and all the aesthetically pleasing pictures.

 

P.S If you miss the Unicorn Frappuccino, then do not fear because Starbucks turned it into a permanent drink on a secret menu! Yes, a secret menu, if you download the Starbucks app on your phone, they will give you a list of many other fangtastic drinks that are kept hidden.

Pacific standard time is here, and no its not about time.

Posted on October 1, 2017 by in Features

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Guadalupe Huerta

Chronicle Reporter

Once in a lifetime opportunities don’t appear very often. Especially if you have to wait a couple of years to have it come to your city. Pacific Standard time is finally here. No, it does not mean the actual time.

What it means is that over 50 museums’ will enhold Latin American Art from September 2017 through January 2018. It will vary from modern and contemporary art to that of the ancient world and pre-modern era. The museums will consist of a collaboration effect between art and activism.

Thanks to The Getty, the project known as “Beyond Borders” will shed light onto the injustice against Chicano culture while simultaneously honoring Latino roots. The event will be held throughout museums in the LA County with the sole purpose of raising political awareness for causes that demand change.

The exhibitions will consist of thought provoking photographs, murals, and video art revolving around the concept of the Latin community.   So why not take advantage for the time it is here and check it out. 

Show your Sheik pride

Posted on May 31, 2017 by in Announcements

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Guadalupe Huerta

Chronicle Reporter

Take your mind off of finals for a bit and get your spirit on. This week we have spirit week.

Monday 5/29 there is no school due to Memorial day

Tuesday 5/30 is Senoritis day. Come to school bummy and show off your lazyness

Wednesday 5/31 is way back wednesday. Basically it’s like kindergarten all over again. Dress as if you were a younger version you.

Thursday 6/01 is twin day. Show off your squad by matching and show who has the better squad.

Friday 6/02 is sheik gear. This is when you can show your sheik pride and wear anything sheik related. It could be a jersey or a sweater or even a hat.

Don’t forget Friday 5/02 is the powderpuff game. Come out and support the girls play. Also don’t forget to cheer with the male cheerleaders.

Free breakfast at Chick-fil-a

Posted on April 18, 2017 by in Announcements

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Guadalupe Huerta

Chronicle reporter

Welcome back students. It’s back to waking up early and surviving 8 hours a day. Why not start the day with some free breakfast?

They say that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so why not start off with some free breakfast at Chick-Fil-A. This whole week April 17-21 they are giving out free breakfast from 6:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Monday is a chick-fil-a biscuit.

Tuesday is a sausage egg and cheese muffin.

Wednesday is 3 count chick-n-minis

Thursday is a egg white grill

Friday is a chick-fil-a biscuit.

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