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February 6, 2020

The Model UN Club is planning on going on another trip to the Lobo MUN on Feb. 14-15. The conference is going to be another debate about different students representing countries deciding on which topic in their discussion is most important to be talking about. “Lobo MUN is a really fun opportunity for students to take on the role of a country and tackle a global problem through consensus building,” Johnathan Seyfreid (counsel...

February 6, 2020

If you enjoy solving puzzles and like using logical thinking, DECA is the best club for you. On Monday, DECA had a philosophical debate about whether awards should be given to kids in sports. Most of the votes were no. The class said “it encourages a spoiled mentality for most of the generation today,” according to Giovanni Diggs, junior. He encourages you to join by stating, “DECA allows you to access more in your future.'' D...

February 6, 2020

Dance Marathon had their first meeting of the second semester last Thursday and held elections for new officers. The new officers are Juniors Alex Thorson, president, and Charmayne, vice president, Sophomores Kayla Graham, fundraising director, and Grace Treadaway, communications director and last year’s vice president.

Dance Marathon is a club that is relatively new to Sandia. They work with the Children’s Miracle Network and...

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...

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