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2018-2019
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Sage Creek High School
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Sage Creek High School
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#13
2018-2019
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Sage Creek High School
Stories from Sage Creek High School
Captain Marvel Analysis: Are Skrulls Taking Your Jobs?
Admissions Scandal

Riley Hull | April 30, 2019

Disclaimer: This article in its analysis of the movie contains spoilers of the plot, so if you plan on seeing it, perhaps wait to read this article until afterward.

This year’s smash hit of “Captain…

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Hold for Liftoff, We Don’t Have The Money: NASA’s Budget
Opinions

Riley Hull | April 29, 2019

Since the beginning of civilization, humanity has looked to the stars for guidance, for inspiration, for a boundary. Now, in our modern age, the heavens are not the end-all-be-all.

Armstrong’s famous…

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American Education: A Flawed System
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Jenny Tucker | April 11, 2019

In my sophomore year, a year where I attended an American school based in London, I spent the majority of my days working on chemistry and geometry for an average of four to eight hours per day. I visited…

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Hip-Hop Needs More Empowering Female Voices
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Taylor Riley | April 9, 2019

Female voices in hip-hop are beyond important. In a genre that historically was and still is dominated in number by men, a woman’s perspective is empowering, refreshing and we need more of it.

Hip-hop…

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Maddie DeVilbiss | April 2, 2019

Senioritis is a term used to describe the decreased motivation toward studies displayed by students who are nearing the end of their high school. Here is an inside look at one student faced by this epidemic.

This…

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Harper Hughes | April 1, 2019

Schools size is a huge factor when deciding what high school to go to. Both small and large sized schools have their own pros and cons.

This story was originally published on The Sage on March 20, 2019.

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Destini Perkins Strives In BSU
Features

Jessica Tipton | March 28, 2019

Destini Perkins is not only shooting hoops with her team and studying for her classes but she also mentors and encourages students on campus to be themselves and know they have a safe space that embraces…

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Teacher of the Year is the Face Behind the Canvas
Features

Camila Moreno | March 22, 2019

Students closely watched as she picked up a paintbrush and began to dip it in a cup of water. Then she took a palette of watercolors and activated one color with the water. Next, she took the paintbrush…

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Loot Boxes Are Taking a Toll On the Gaming Community
Arts & Entertainment

Drew Winkler | March 12, 2019

In the early days of video games, it was a simpler time, a time where you would buy a game and the full finished game would come with it virtually bug-free with no future updates and most importantly,…

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Kylie Valency | March 8, 2019

In a world where TV is so easily accessible and you don’t have to wait for the next episode, many take part in weekly binge watching marathons. But, how does sitting down for hours affect your mental health?

This…

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Pardon My French (Bakery): Senior Shares Her Love Through Local Carlsbad Bakery
Features

Emilie Anderson | March 7, 2019

“That will be 5 dollars, please.” Money is exchanged with a smile. A croissant passes across the counter into eager hands. With one last cheerful farewell, senior Lysette Baudier watches as another…

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Third-Time-Mayor Matt Hall Expands on Importance of Building a Team
Features

Ari Beckett | March 6, 2019

One, Two, Three. Three votes, that’s all it takes.

The simplicity of getting three votes was an early lesson in Carlsbad City Mayor Matt Hall’s political career on the five-person council. His predecessor…

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Isabella Eiler | March 6, 2019

Meatless Mondays have been around for years. But how can your participance in them today positively affect our future?

This story was originally published on The Sage on March 4, 2019.

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Gavin Graff | March 1, 2019

For the past couple of weeks, teachers have been paired up with students to shadow for a day. Through the day, teachers were given the opportunity to see school and life through a student’s eyes.

This…

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Academy of Motion Picture Has Lost Its Identity
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Chris Beauchamp | February 26, 2019

Before I begin with this discussion, this piece is a statement and opinion on the current status of the Academy of Motion Picture. This is in no way directed towards the art of cinema but towards the current…

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Counseling Department Introduces Mindfulness Room
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Brady Caskey | February 19, 2019

The counseling office has a new mindfulness center. The lobby is now filled with couches, high tops, and pod chairs with the intent of creating a welcoming and supportive environment for all community…

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Hate Speech Persists Despite Admin’s Fight
News

Ari Beckett | February 16, 2019

Early on the morning of Sunday, Jan. 27, Principal Cesar Morales received a call that, between the time of Saturday afternoon and early Sunday morning, someone had defaced school property by writing on…

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Angst Opens Discussion of Mental Health On Campus
News

Ari Beckett | January 28, 2019

One out of every 13 teens struggles with anxiety. This translates to approximately 104 students at Sage Creek. Two people in every classroom.

Even with as many as 104 people struggling with it at school,…

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Alexis Mae Uses Synesthesia to Enhance Her Art
Video

Isabella Eiler | January 15, 2019

Since eighth grade, Alexis Mae has found a love for photography and her passion for this art form is ever-present in her pictures. She also uses one of her unique qualities, synesthesia, to enhance the…

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Lilac Fire One Year Anniversary
Video

Brady Caskey | December 26, 2018

The Lilac Fires destroyed 157 structures and displaced thousands of residents during its 9 day burn in San Diego County. In the year since the devastating fire, San Diego County has established new precautions…

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Notes Behind Music Monday
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Brady Caskey | December 19, 2018

The first Monday of every month has become something special here at Sage Creek. Students from band have started playing live jazz music during lunch time on Monday’s. Here is an inside look at the…

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Paige Zepeda | December 18, 2018

Freshmen Delaney Karl and Bethany Tomaneng made waves on Sage Creek’s girls volleyball team this year. Their contributions helped the team claim the CIF title this year.

This story was originally published…

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Sage Creek’s Ray of Sunshine: Kailiyah Hauser
Features

Jenny Tucker | December 13, 2018

I was sitting in English class having a bad day. I remember Kailiyah Hauser, a girl I vaguely knew, passing my table. I felt something light drop behind me, but I didn’t think anything of it. My friend…

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A Pair of Shorts and a Pair of Wins to Match
Sports

Bella Niems | December 11, 2018

The boys beach volleyball came through with another win against CIF opponents Saint Augustine on Oct. 22. The game took place because of the recent controversy based on the Bobcat team’s mismatched shorts….

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Do You Hear the People Sing? It’s Coming From the PAC
Arts & Entertainment

Emilie Anderson | October 29, 2018

By this time next month, the majority of students at Sage Creek will be confirming the last details of their Halloween plans, carving pumpkins or picking out scary movies to watch with friends. The minority,…

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Morales Holds Impromptu Assembly, Addresses Hate Speech
News

Bryant Kitisin | October 12, 2018

Madison Young, Kylie Valency, Sophia Parks, Madisyn Gorelitz and Brady Caskey all contributed reporting for this article.

In an impromptu assembly yesterday during third period, Principal César Morales…

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