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My Middle School Legacy

My Middle School Legacy

Rachel B., Editor-in-chief
May 17, 2017
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Hello and goodbye fellow Day Creek students (*sheds a tear*). I know, I know there’s still one more week of school, but as an eighth-grader, that last week or so is a chance for me to savor middle school. Ridiculous, right? I have to leave a legacy, before I am ultimately drowned out in a sea of hi...

Freshman Files: Campaign Week

Freshman Files: Campaign Week

Ruthie B., Editor Emeritus
April 25, 2017
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It's Campaign Week at Rancho and do you know what that means? Posters, pins, t-shirts, and tons of social media posts all with slogans encouraging us to vote for them. There are several positions open for anyone who applied: Freshman running for Sophomore President, Vice President, or Secretary/Treasure...

Antelope Valley Poppy Reserve

Antelope Valley Poppy Reserve

Rachel B., Editor-in-chief
April 14, 2017
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It’s Poppy Season! And boy, is it beautiful! Hundreds of vibrant orange, teacup-shaped flowers sprinkle the green hills of the Antelope Valley Poppy Reserve in Lancaster, California. Home of the state flower, the California Poppy, this park openly exhibits these dazzling plants. But, these flowers aren...

Washington DC, New York Trip

Washington DC, New York Trip

Rachel B., Editor-in-chief
March 25, 2017
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Ahh… The biting cold freezing my toes off while needle-like snow particles pricked my red, numb cheeks- isn’t this the definition of paradise? The 2017 Washington D.C.,New York trip brought this paradise to life for the lucky Californian kids who attended. Hosted by Mr. and Mrs. Gossage, the trip int...

Winter Break Overview

Winter Break Overview

Rachel B., Editor-in-chief
January 8, 2017
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Nooooo! How could winter vacation be over already! My precious free time, gone. My beauty sleep, gone. My two-week-long appointment with the couch, gone. When did this happen? How did my break just slip through my fingers? Let’s take this time to recall the unforgettable components of this deceased bre...

Freshman Files: Christmas Finals!

Freshman Files: Christmas Finals!

Ruthie Bolton, Editor Emeritus
December 19, 2016
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In middle school and elementary school, most classes have fun holiday parties with ugly sweaters, Christmas carols, and delicious food. But in high school, things change. In high school, we “celebrate” the holiday season with Finals. Don’t Finals seem like so much fun? Haha! They aren’t. High ...

Hooray For Black Friday!

Hooray For Black Friday!

Rachel B., Editor-in-chief
November 22, 2016
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Thanksgiving break is finally here! And no, this is not another boring article about Thanksgiving. I think some appreciation should be brought up for that one special day that always hides in Thanksgiving’s shadow: Black Friday! People are usually hot or cold about this day. They either hate it to the cor...

“Hi, My Name Is…”

“Hi, My Name Is…”

Rachel B., Editor-in-chief
November 4, 2016
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Hi, my name is Rachel. Or Jean, but I prefer my middle name: Rachel. The name Rachel seems to fit my personality more. Or so I think. Some of my friends say that I look more like a Jean. But how could a simple name represent so much of a person? Names are powerful. A person’s name can influence what others ...

Freshman Files: “Kindness Matters” Week At RCHS

Freshman Files: “Kindness Matters” Week At RCHS

Ruthie B., Editor Emeritus
October 26, 2016
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Kindness Matters week at Rancho was a really great and inspiring week. Student Achievement and ASB spent weeks in preparation for the special week. They painted posters, created kindness challenge videos, and decorated encouragement cards that were distributed around campus. Their posters were amusing to l...

What’s The Deal With Water Bottle Flipping?

What’s The Deal With Water Bottle Flipping?

Tyler D., Editor-in-chief
October 13, 2016
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What’s the deal with water bottle flips?  A trend like this hasn’t taken us by storm since selfies became popular and everybody started dabbing.  I was just at lunch, and I recall telling my friends about this killer bottle flip I saw on Youtube, and then I asked myself, do I even have a life? ...

National Take Your Parents To Lunch Day!

National Take Your Parents To Lunch Day!

Rachel B., Editor-in-chief
October 12, 2016
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Yay! Today, October 12, 2016, is National Take Your Parents to Lunch Day! Yep- it’s one of the few days we can use to thank our parents for all that they’ve done. Maybe the only day for some people… You are probably thinking how are we supposed to take our parents to lunch when we have school (...

Freshman Files: Food Events At RCHS

Freshman Files: Food Events At RCHS

Ruthie B., Editor Emeritus
October 12, 2016
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Food Fair!!!!!!!! Just the combination of the two words makes me happy. Last Friday was the legendary food fair day and I was actually super excited. I made sure to pack extra money because I was positive I was going to be hungry and that there was going to be lots of food. Yep, hate to break it to ...

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