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MUSD Makes Plans, But Still Too Many Unknowns

Joseph Ortega Hinkston, Staff Reporter

September 28, 2020

Manteca Unified School District is planning to return to in-person learning soon. The District realizes that some students need to be on campus to learn. Distance learning may not be the best option for some students, since...

It’s Summer and We’re Running out of Ice

Lily Bucheit, Staff Reporter

September 28, 2020

Major glaciers in a few different places on Earth have started to melt or are in worsening conditions because current scientific speculation names the oceans warming as one of the main factors. Two glaciers, Pine Island ad...

USPS Holds Key to Upcoming Election

Elia Duran, Staff Reporter

September 11, 2020

The United States Postal Service is one of the largest shipping companies that is funded by our government. The upcoming elections will be severely impacted by how the USPS will handle the next few weeks before the mail-in ballots...

2020 Needs to Get Better

Journey Henry, Staff Reporter

September 11, 2020

The Corona Virus has affected many teenagers because we cannot do simple things like go to the mall with friends, enjoy parks like six flags, or celebrate a birthday with a large group of friends. I notice in my town of Stockton...

Pandemic Adds to Possible Environmental Issues

Aniyah Glin, Staff Reporter

September 11, 2020

A global pandemic put the world in an unusual scenario. Nobody prepared for it, and now it has changed the way of life across the face of Earth. COVID-19 is inching its way towards cracking the top 10 of the leading causes...

What Role Does the Media Play During a Pandemic?

Kyara Thompson, Staff Reporter

September 11, 2020

The outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has created a global health crisis that has profoundly impacted the way we perceive our world and our everyday lives. Not only the rate of contagion and patterns of transmission...

Controversy Foils 2020 Progress

Alona Harrell, Staff Reporter

September 3, 2020

So far, the year 2020 has had a lot to share: COVID-19, the presidency of Donald Trump, the death of George Floyd, racism, and Tik Tok. The two topics that have affected my life are COVID-19 and the death of George Floyd. We...

Fill Up Cougar Nation, Please and Thank You.

Samuel Jantz and Kainalu Ramos

February 7, 2020

Let's be honest, Cougars, while we are improving our culture, we still lack some degrees of school spirit.  Not many students attend school-games and activities. Why is that? We need to support our fellow Cougars, whether the...

Cougars Changing the Culture

Samuel Jantz and Kainalu Ramos

January 24, 2020

Benjamin Franklin once said, "It takes many good deeds to build a good reputation, and only one bad one to lose it." For a majority of Weston Ranch High School's existence, students have dealt with the one bad deed more than they...

Schools Need to Consider Late Start

Elena Wilson, Opinions Editor

May 10, 2019

For the second year in a row, California Lawmakers will begin pushing a bill through the Houses requiring schools to implement a later start for the school day. Last year, Governor Jerry Brown vetoed the bill calling it a "one...

Support is a Two-Way Street

April 12, 2019

A few months ago, The Prowl wrote an article calling out the students to show more spirit and to support the efforts of our Leadership Team. The effects since have shown more student spirit, more intense energy from the leadership...

Curriculum Needs To Reflect the Learners

Elena Wilson and Nylah Price

April 12, 2019

After you open a book, you may find a different world and different possibilities within the writing on pages. Reading expands your thoughts and creates a personal relationship between you and the characters that you are reading...