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TEMESCAL

CANYON

HIGH

SCHOOL

THE OLYMPIAN Deadly Bombs Strike Across Iraq

End of the Year By: Alyssa Casey It is very quickly nearing the end

By: Eduardo Flores

of the year. Although it is an exciting

A series of bomb hit across Iraq on monday killed at 42 people

time, being so close to leaving

and wounded more than 257 others. The attacks took place in at

school and all, but all school rules

least six provinces: Baghdad, Anbar, Babel , Kirkuk, Salaheddin

still need to be followed. This means

Diyala and Nasriya. Two of the bombs exploded at a checkpoint

All

near Baghdad's international airport. There was no immediate

school

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rules.

Summer is quickly approaching. Please still dress school appropriate.

claim of responsibility for the attacks, which come as Iraqis prepare

to

vote

in

provincial

elections

on

We are having crazy right now

Armed Forces May Be An Option

anyways so it doesn't hurt to bring a

By: Kaitlyn Crain

jacket.

Saturday.

When most people think of joining the health industry

Just because it is the end of the

they think of working in hospitals,clinics,or other medical places.

year, it doesn't mean that you won't

They never think about joining the armed forces. They have health

get in trouble if you get in a fight or

careers

do any other really bad thing that

to With

the

offer

U.S

Army

a

too.

person

could

be

a

you wouldn't normally do. There will

physician,dentist,and nurse. As a physician you can work along the

still

side of top health career professionals. You will also have access to

be

punishments

for

bad

behavior.

the most advanced and up to date equipment to work with. As a

Continue coming to class. Even

family practice physician you will conduct and supervise direct

after finals. It's just a few days. I

patient care. I think that the most interesting is taking control of

promise you can hang in there.

different

medical

units.

When school is finally over, please play responsibly. Summer is a great season and a great break but don't do anything stupid and stay safe

The Magic Moment: Prom 2013

Temescal.

By

Crystal

Morales

The flurry of photos , of make-up and of

flowers. It is the hectic experience of one of the

most important times in a high school career: prom

Saturday, April 27th at Soka University of America

was that day for me. I had always heard that prom

was a vital part of my senior year. And to be honest

I had only half believed it, but after having one I realize how very true those sentiment were.

PHOTO| Fabulous with friends. Left to right: Sofia Johnston, Henrie Williams, Crystal Morales, Arielle Tripp, Kim Correa, Alicia Leigan.

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ACADEMICS Preparing For AP Exams

Academic Staff: 1,858 Students:

By: Alyssa Ennis

36,279

school by the end of the Spring term prior

to

Fall

enrollment.

have

Undergraduates: 30,931

You must have a minimum

potential to get college credits if you pass,

Postgraduates: 5,148

“Eligibility Index” to be considered. The

which is a big money saver. It also prepares

Colors: Gold and Black

“Eligibility Index” is the result of a

students for the types of tests and thinking

Mascot: Prospector Peet

formula that combines your achievement

that you’ll have to do in college.’’ Says Mrs.

Admission Requirements:

‘’I

think

you

definitely

These

Lofquist.

are

requirements

chance

for

scholarships if you do well on them. Studies show that 31 percent of colleges, especially

College of the Week By: Kenzie Koubeserian This week's college is Cal State

universities look at how well you did in your AP

classes,

and

more

importantly

scholarships also consider how well you did. Some students don’t take AP tests because they’re afraid of not passing them. Maybe its because they just don’t know how to prepare for it. If that’s the case, then just listen to Mrs. Beckius’s advice, ‘’Start studying early, use an AP resource such as an AP study guide and review all of your notes and labs. And don’t forget to ask your teacher

if

you

have

any

Long Beach. Also referred to as LBSU, they’re the second largest California State University. LSBU enrolls one of the largest

graduate

student

populations

friendly

and

are

very

accepting

regardless of your religion, race, or sexual orientation," states an anonymous source. Fun

Facts Established:

questions.’’

:

Athletics: LBSU has 18 Varsity teams,

considered a freshman applicant if you

including

will have attained a high school diploma

Scholarship of the Week

or G.E.D. but have never attended a

U.S. Bank Scholarship paying for college can be challenging,

CSULB you must meet the following

especially with the cost of college tuition

minimum

increasing and student financial aid

requirements: You

each

of

must

the

comprehensive

have

completed

courses

in

pattern

of

the college

sources

opportunity to apply for one of 40 $1,000 scholarships.

Eligibilty: Must be a graduating high

graduation.

school

1949

You must graduate from high

$1,000

senior

Deadline: more

May information

31st visit:

https://www.usbank.com/community/fina ncial-education/scholarship.html

definitely had a good time!” said senior

count!”

Alex Medeck. Most students spent their

Prom was a hit among

time dancing the night away where the

all the students and even some

Prom was on Saturday, April

DJ played the newest music, but still

teachers! What a great way to end

27 at Soka University in Aliso Viejo. It was

students rotated around to the jazz band

the

in a three story building with a DJ, a jazz

and

the

photo

year.

booth.

band, a caricature artist, and a photo

Senior Caylie Taylor said,”Prom

booth. With a lot of fun things to do and

was amazing this year and it was a good

Gurrola, and Hunter Hawkins

a beautiful site, prom was definitely a hit!

way to end my senior year. Its our last

taking a picture right before

dance

Prom night.

I loved the jazz band in the courtyard. I

your

Award:

Appleby

“The venue was gorgeous and

Here’s

grade of C or higher prior to high school

where the dance floor was held.

Sarah

decreasing.

preparatory subject requirementswith a

PHOTO: The arty galarey room in Soka University, shown in a panoramic . This was

By:

1.

be considered for freshman admission to

STUDENT LIFE

party!

Division

The U.S. Bank, knows that

For

Prom

NCAA

college or university since high school. To

across CSU and in California alone. “Great school for the price. Students are very

preparatory

ACT.”

get additional information. “You are

higher

college

for

also

a

school

courses with the results of the SAT I or

freshmen. Visit LBSU’s official website to

you

high

the

Advanced Placement, or AP tests PHOTO: This is a photo of LBSU’s not only get you college credits, but they sign. Credits to www.csulb.edu give

in

and

Brea,

our

junior

class

president, did a great job at making it

PHOTO| Keelie Poblick, Jonathan


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PEOPLE/SOCIAL suspicion of robbery and some other foods have no insecticides and pesticides charges

including

assault.

Earth Day

Starting

By: Breanna Tallino

PHOTO| Courtesy of crimevoice.com

Armed Robbery at Bank of America in Canyon Lake By: Sarah El-Mahmoud The

caller

reported

to

the

Riverside County Sheriff’s Office at 1 p.m. describing 3 masked men armed with wigs

Chevrolet Tahoe parked on Franklin and Canyon Estates The

University

was

saving

the

planet

was

not

people’s

Earth Day led to the creation of the United States Environmental Protection Agency.

the

landfills

produce

a

Washington state city of Federal Way -- of students on UC campuses smoke and ten about 20 miles south of Seattle. , the percent of the staff smokes. officers responded to an emergency call “I understand why (the university) would around 9:30 p.m. Sunday local time. A 27- want to have a ban on smoking,” he said. year-old man with a history of domestic “But I don’t like it. It’s a huge violence used a handgun to shoot and kill inconvenience.” Although some students his 24-year-old girlfriend, setting off a may find it unfair that smoking and flurry of 911 calls from the apartment chewing tobacco is not aloud on campus complex. He killed 3 other who tried stop anymore, but most students are happy to his

toward the men, one of them quickly hid a

robber. Derrell Darnell Boulden, 32, Daonn Mshaie Jackson, 31, Charles Henry Tate III, 22, and Jamal Williams, 27, were all residents of the Compton area and were arrested and taken to the Southwest Detention Center in French Valley on

have

to

smell

it

anymore.

greenhouse gas called methane. Plastic can assist the two on the ground, officers take up to 500 years to decompose gases opened fire. Eventually the suspect died the world has a water shortage Around 1.1 but it wasn't immediately clear if it was billion people on earth cannot get clean from drinking water. This shortage is predicted to get worse as global temperatures rise.

police

gunfire.

A man on the ground and a third man in the parking lot were found

PHOTO| Courtesy of ucrtoday.ucr.edu

We can do things that may dead. A fourth man was found dead in one

fourth man was seen speeding from the surrounded area and identified as the last

not

reached for a gun as police moved in to

away from the police. The department

with the money stolen from the bank. The

spree.

gunshot were still be fired.The man

men started jumping fences, and running online.org

The purse was later acquired

shooting

As officers arrived at the scene,

under the front bumper and the PHOTO| Courtesy of ema-

Estates.

“A lot of people smoke on campus so I guess it’ll be nicer to go

around on campus without having the Five people were killed in a congestion,” junior Miles Thompson said. dangerous shooting at an apartment complex in the Studies show that on average eight percent

As an investigator started going

Canyon

Shooting in Seattle Kills 5 People

change with greenhouses. Our garbage in

street.

suspect was found inside the house on

all UC students, faculty, staff and our

Humans are influencing climate By: Eduardo Flores

They spotted two men in front of a vehicle

police dogs to find both men. The third

PHOTO| Courtesy of komonews.com

patients and visitors.’’ Says the UC concerns. War raged in Vietnam and many reduces chemicals that are spread across president Mark Yudof. people worldwide opposed it. The first the country.

positively

utilized their department helicopter and

are

positively to the health and well-being of

1970. There was a lot of protesting and

A deputy extinguished the fire right away.

purse

faculties

smoke-free environment will contribute

and on fire that appeared to be intentional.

same

UC

the modern environmental movement in

Police on the scene found it abandoned

the

California

all

April 22, 1970. This day marks the birth of

identified as stolen from Compton, CA.

on

2014

required to go tobacco free “ Offering a

in Lake Elsinore. SUV

of

in

The first official Earth Day was

and handguns who left the scene in a white SUV. The police soon found a white

Tobacco Ban

added to them. Eating organic foods By: Alyssa Ennis

seem little but will have a great effect on apartment and a slain woman was located

RANDOM FACT

our future earth. Many people are getting in another unit of the apartment complex. Hippopatumus kill more humans on solar panels on their houses to save money It was not clear what prompted the average each year than all the and not use electricity. Solar panels trap the shooting in the first place. No officers were African heat from the sun and are used make hot injured, and the names of the five people water

which

reduces

the

need

for who were killed have not been released.

electricity or gas to heat water. Organic Soucres:

Ktla

news,

CNN,

ABC

PHOTO| courtesy of Jewel Harris. Sophomore's


OPINIONS/EDITORIALS

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42: The True Story of an American Legend

The Magic Moment: Prom 2013 By Crystal Morales continued from front page

by Jordan Moore

The venue was gorgeous. As we

42 is a biographical film about

arrived in our limos, party buses, and cars, the

the first player to break the color barrier

scene was set with a red carpet set up on the

in professional baseball, Jackie Robinson.

bridge over a spectacular pond. This was the

The film takes place during the 1946 and

first look at everyone’s prom attire. Beautiful

1947 Brooklyn Dodgers seasons, in which

dresses, dapper tuxes, and hair that must have

team manager Branch Rickey (Harrison

had at least some sorcerery involved. The sun

Ford) made history by signing the first

was setting at the perfect angle for pictures in front

of

the

colored player to a major league team,

Photo courtesy of www.filmofilia.com

fountains.

Jackie Robinson (Chadwick Boseman). At

Once inside, after a very thorough

the time, the deal was met harshly by the

check-in, it was off into the building. Three

public, press, and other players alike, but

stories high, our prom left no need unattended.

has gone on to be a defining moment in

There was dancing on the first floor, traditional

the

history

of

the

sport.

club style dancing, and an out-school swing

The movie itself displays this

band outside. The swing band was amazing, and

boldly through its heartfelt acting and

it is where I and my date danced the night away.

focus

There was also gelato, which was a great

exceptionally rough treatment he endured

surprise.

in his first season. Instead of lashing back

on

Robinson

overcoming

the

The next floor was for food and

on those who attack him, he lets his skills

caricatures. The finger foods felt as fancy as the

speak for him, earning respect where he

dresses the girls were wearing. The best part

shouldn’t need to, and leaving behind a

had to be the caricatures. While it was a very

legacy for many influential figures to

long wait, as there were only two artists, and PHOTO| On the red carpet. Left to right: Henrie Williams, Sofia Johnston,

follow.

sadly some people cut into the line, it was Arielle Tripp, definitely worth it. I have never had one done Kim Correa, Alicia Liegan, and Crystal Morales before, and as such was nervous, but our artist

Three Things You May Not Have Known

did an amazing job. He was very detailed in his

By Jewel Harris

portrayals, and it will be something I cherish for

Did you know that cooling down after an exercise prevents

many years. The last floor was for the

dizziness and fainting? Andrea Fradkin, an associate professor of

traditional

exercise science at Bloomsburg University in Pennsylvania exclaims

prom

photos.

In all this was an amazing night. As my first and last high school dance, it was a

“A cool-down has been shown to prevent venous pooling after exercise,”

or

the

buildup

of

blood

in

the

veins.

success. Getting to dress like a princess is one of

Did you know that the cinnamon challenge is hazardous to

those things that only happens a few times in a

your lungs? Anahad O’Connor from New York Times states “A report

Photo courtesy of turner.com

girl’s life, and is definitely a vital part of high

published in the journal Pediatrics on Monday found that the stunt

Left - Jackie Robinson; Right - Chadwick

school.

has led to a growing number of calls to poison control centers and

Boseman portraying Robinson

visits to emergency rooms. Some teenagers have suffered collapsed lungs

and

ended

up

on

ventilators.”

Did you know that carnitine, a compound found in red meat, can increase heart disease risk by affecting intestinal bacteria? They now report the same thing can happen with lecithin, a compound abundant in egg yolks. “Carnitine — the red meat chemical — and lecithin are chemically related”, Dr. Hazen chairman of the department of cellular and molecular medicine at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner

Research

Institute

said.

Photocourtesyofwww.healthdiaries.com Cinnamon? dangerous? Apparently so.


TSPN SPORTS Spring Sports: Boys: Girls:

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Baseball Swim Tues.&Thurs. Tues.&Thurs. Tues.&Thurs. Tues.&Thurs.

On To League

Tennis Tues.&Thurs. Tues.&Thurs.

Track Wednesday

Good luck boys in team CIF on Monday, May 6 at Tijeres

By Sarah Appleby

Creek

in

Mission

he enjoys playing good games with other good players.

Viejo. A standout singles player, Chandler Richardson, won

Boys golf played their first round of Individual CIF on Tuesday April 30, at Golf Club at Rancho (SCGA). Four of our Temescal boys went on to the second round. Freshman, Hunter Newlin lead the tournament

Temescal’s Varsity Tennis Team Is Victorious

all of his games as well, his scores were identical to

By Alicia Leigan

0.

those of Ben and Ricki. They were also, 6-3, 6-1, and 6-

with a 76, followed by a tie for second between seniors

The second to last weeks of Varsity Tennis were held

According to Daniel Choi, a J.V tennis player who

Ethan Munoz and Chad Hambright who shot 78's.

on Tuesday, April 23rd and Thursday, April 25th.

came out to support the Varsity tennis team, “Practice,

Another spot was taken by senior Logan Holzman who

Temescal Canyon won both games, beating Paloma High

practice, practice, and more practice made us the

came

School with a score of 11-7 on Tuesday and Perris with a

better

in

ninth

with

a

score

of

88.

Second round of CIF was on Thursday, May 2 at PGA

score

of

15-3

on

West in Palm Springs. The MVP of Individual CIF was

Although single players tend to do better than

Freshman, Hunter Newlin who shot a 71! Second place

players in pairs or doubles on an average day,

went to Senior Ethan Munoz with a 75 and third went

Temescal’s doubles dominated Perris on Thursday.

to senior Chad Hambright with a 78! Senior Logan Holzman

also

placed

with

a

score

of

89.

Senior Justin Cheng said, “We did well this year. We

Every single player or team must play three sets in a game. Doubles players, Junior Ben McGriff and Junior Ricki Chae, won every set they played against Perris.

had good scores and bad scores. We had days when we

Teams tend to alternate between taking front (near

weren’t all there, but in the end we had another great

the net) and back positions. While Ricki served from

year

the back, Ben made quick and efficient returns from

being

undefeated

again!”

team.”

Thursday.

the front. Their scores were; 6-3, 6-1, and 6-0. Ben says

PHOTO| Temescal Canyon Varsity Boy's Tennis team

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