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Jean-Michel Basquiat’s Graffiti Combines Art with Social Justice

Janice Aragon, Staff Writer March 1, 2021

You’ve probably heard of renowned street artist Banksy, but how many of you have heard of Jean-Michel Basquiat? Basquiat gained widespread acclaim for his graffiti art and social justice messages, inspiring...

Five African Americans that Changed the World

Five African Americans that Changed the World

Mariana Arboleda March 1, 2021

February has come to an end and with that comes the end of the Black History Month, a nationwide celebration of the work and efforts of African Americans who helped shape our country and culture. This...

Enjoy natures splendor at night by sleeping below the stars.

Covid-Safe Activities for Spring

March 1, 2021

During the pandemic, socializing safely while also having fun has proved to be difficult for many people. Staying away from loved ones and trying to limit the time people spend outside of their homes is...

DECA Dominates at 2020 Regionals

DECA Dominates at 2020 Regionals

Jessica Hsu January 4, 2021

From Monday, Nov. 30, to Friday, Dec. 4, Brentwood High School participated in the DECA Regionals. Brentwood students performed exceptionally well this year, with over half the membership of DECA placing...

Dr. Grella poses with one of her science research students.

Dr. Rebecca Grella Challenges Students to Live Purposefully

Dua Hanif December 21, 2020

Have you ever considered your life’s purpose? Dr. Grella, the research teacher at Brentwood High School, talks to her students every day about finding their ikigai, or what really motivates and inspires...

Talented Jazz musician, hip-hop artist and music producer, Dudley Salmon, poses with his Saxophone.

Memoirs of Alumni Volume 3: Musicians and More

Ellen Argueta, Co-Editor-in-Chief, Features Editor November 25, 2020

In the precursory volumes of Memoirs of Alumni, alumnus who chose to give back to Brentwood High School by becoming teachers in the district graciously shared their experiences. The alumnus in this article...

Teachers use a variety of online tools to reach students outside of the schools walls during online learning.

Educating through a Screen

Ellen Argueta, Co-Editor-in-Chief, Features Editor June 9, 2020

 Over the past few months, our education system has gone through more radical change than ever before. The emergence of the COVID-19 virus may have caused schools all over the nation to close their doors...

Day 75 of Quarantine: A Journal Entry from a HS Junior

Day 75 of Quarantine: A Journal Entry from a HS Junior

Amber Connell, Staff Writer June 6, 2020

May 26th, 2020  Day # 75 12:27 pm  You know, I did like the beginning of quarantine if I’m being completely honest. I kept a routine where I made myself busy, got some school work done, began...

Summer 2020: A Guide To Staying Safe and Having Fun

Summer 2020: A Guide To Staying Safe and Having Fun

Ashley Alcantara, Co-Arts & Entertainment Editor June 2, 2020

The 2019-2020 school year has been abruptly cut short, with an official end date of June 17. COVID-19 has wreaked havoc across the nation (but mostly in New York), causing a variety of issues for students...

A camel rests in the sand.

Adventures in Egypt

Leena Alzafarani, Photo Editor February 29, 2020

After five years, I was presented with the opportunity to reunite with my entire family in my home country, Egypt. Over the past few years, things had drastically changed within my family as my uncle...

Memoirs of Alumni: Volume 2

Memoirs of Alumni: Volume 2

Ellen Argueta, Co-Editor-in-Chief, Features Editor February 29, 2020

In the previous volume of “Memoirs of Alumni,” two Brentwood graduates, Sonderling Librarian Susan Lewis and Mathematics teacher Mr. Kiedaisch, who now give back to their community as teachers, shared...

U-Picking at Lewin Farm

U-Picking at Lewin Farm

Catherine Torres September 13, 2019

Going to your local supermarket is not the same anymore. Why continue this tedious task when you can pick fresh fruits and vegetables right out from the plant? Lewin Farm is a family farm located in...

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