The Morse Code

Opinion: High School Does Not Dictate the Rest of Your Life

Jennah Espinoza, Opinions and Editorial Editor

April 30, 2019

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     High school is a time when many begin to feel the pressure of what is coming after. Choosing a college, entering the military, or establishing a career – many high schoolers, especially around senior year, begin to wo...

How Are Students Impacted by Hate Speech?

Jennah Espinoza, Opinions and Editorial Editor

April 9, 2019

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     Our school is widely diverse, but with diversity comes differences that some may not understand, and deal with through hateful words. Hate speech is harmful or threatening language towards a group based on prejudice. I...

Cheating: Why?

Editorial Board

December 20, 2018

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  Copying a neighbor, finding an answer key, and sharing a test beforehand; these are all common forms of in cheating high school classrooms. Each student has his or her own reason for wanting the upper hand, ranging from lazines...

Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed as a Supreme Court judge. What does this mean?

Kaelene Chargualaf, Staff Writer

October 23, 2018

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     The Trump Administration gained it’s latest sanctioned member this Oct. 6 with Justice Kavanaugh’s confirmation, amidst a veritable maelstrom of protests and avid objectors seeing the process through until the very ...

Creating a Better Advisory for Everyone

Morse Code Staff

October 23, 2018

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Tiger Learning Communities (TLC) began this year with the goal of creating connections between students and teachers. Since then, numerous issues have arisen. Some students complain that their teachers do nothing; others say it...

GSA Advisory– Why It’s A Meaningful Step Forward

Kaelene Chargualaf, Staff Writer

September 25, 2018

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     Student rights are not optional.      The tagline produced by the Gay-Straight Alliance advisory meeting seems to say it all.      The first inaugural advisory meeting proved to be a successful convergence of sever...

Thoughts on the upcoming Tiger Learning Communities

Kaelene Chargualaf, Staff Writer

June 7, 2018

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Amidst all the changes that the new administration has brought with them, one that will certainly impact students more than a surface-level makeover and some fancy new signage, is coming into effect relatively soon. If everything...

Let Girls Say No

Kassy Ortega, OP/ED Editor

June 6, 2018

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On May 18, 2018, a high schooler opened fire at Sante Fe High School killing 10 people. One of the first people to die was Shana Fisher, a 16 year old who had endured four months of problems with the shooter. Fisher’s mother...

Advice from seniors

Morse Code Staff

May 21, 2018

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As seniors are coming to the end of high school, we’ve seen it all here at Morse. We’ve spent the last four years learning what it takes to make the best out of school and now we have advice to pass on to the next generation...

Better school funding? How can we fix it?

Elizabeth Dumlao, Staff Writer

May 20, 2018

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All schools aren’t perfect, and there is not enough money in the world to fix every single problem, but many teachers and students demand a raise in school funding in order to succeed. Like the medical field, schooling needs to be ...