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May 15, 2019

     With the final days of school closing in, all that is left to do is try and get those last few assignments in the grade book, studying for upcoming tests, and preparing for the end of the year. The following weeks have and will consist of state testing makeups, EOC’s, and finals. Even with PARCC out of the picture, students still have to take some sort of testing, Sandia prefers to call it the “Non PARCC”, with the tests...

May 15, 2019

     Earlier this month, two bills were proposed to Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham; one of the bills is on universal education. This specific bill would declares that all pre-k facilities under Children, Youth and Families Department (CYFD) now would be moved under Public Education Department (PED) and become public education. This could have a fair impact on the Sandia community because the Working with Young Children progra...

May 8, 2019

     On Easter Sunday, A total of nine bombs exploded around Sri Lanka, killing at least 290 people.

     Bombs went off in Roman Catholic houses of worship and high end hotels that cater to tourists. The first bombs went off in Colombo, Negombo, and Batticaloa, all at Catholic churches. About an hour later, three more bombs go off in three of Colombo’s high end hotels that are geared toward tourists: The Kingsbury Ho...

April 17, 2019

          As is tradition, on April 17th Sandia had its annual Earth Day fair. The fair, organized by science teacher Jason Roback, hosts a number of clubs and organizations. Students have the opportunity to learn about the environment and how to help it, talk to people from local organizations dedicated to the environment and ecosystem, and even pet or hold many different kinds of animals. Despite the rain the morning of the...

April 12, 2019

    At the beginning  of the year, Carl’s Jr amazed the world when they teamed up with Beyond Meat to launch their Beyond Famous Star burger. Ever since, many food chains have announced that they too have already done or plan on introducing vegan food items to their menu. Just last month Del Taco, a Mexican-inspired food chain, declared that by the end of April they plan on introducing their collaboration with Beyond Meat to a...

April 10, 2019

         The first ever taken photo of a black hole was released by the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics on 10 April 2019. The photo was released during six simultaneous news conferences, including one in Washington D.C. (The New York Times). The picture was captured by a network of telescopes called the Event Horizon Telescope. The black hole captured is found in galaxy Messier 87, also called M...

April 10, 2019

     White students appeared to be mocking a Native American man at the Lincoln Memorial after the Indigenous Peoples March on January 18.

     The students from Kentucky were participating in the March for Life, an anti-abortion rally. While at the steps of the Lincoln Memorial,  four Hebrew Israelites started yelling racial slurs toward the large group of teens. The men called the kids “crackers” and “school shooter...

April 5, 2019

           In the latest of the wild and crazy actions performed by Chicago native and worldwide superstar producer turned rapper, Kanye West has outdone himself. Kanye has held back on a release date for his newest album Yandhi. The original release date of September 29, 2018 was missed significantly as Kanye said he was working out kinks and trying to make the album the best it could be. As anticipation and speculation grew,...

March 18, 2019

          New Mexico is now one of the many states that have been infected with Zombie Deer Disease, or CWD (Chronic Wasting Disease). Do not be alarmed; there are no actual zombies, and the only way to catch this disease is to consume meat from an infected deer, mule or elk. Even so, the disease can be very serious. So, how does CWD kill you exactly? It causes proteins to abnormally fold,  leads to the weakening of cells and...

March 1, 2019

          In order to boost school spirit and excite students for the upcoming events at Sandia, the March Pep Assembly was held on Friday, March 1, between third and fifth period. The assembly started off, like always, with the colors and Choir singing the national anthem. This was then followed by Max, a notable senior who also sings for Choir, singing the Spongebob theme song to honor the death of Stephen Hillenburg and enc...

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