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Over the course of a couple years, the idea of “Girl Math gained traction on Tik Tok, as many girls explained their way through their spending habits, rationalizing it by calling it “Girl Math.” While every persons’ definition of “Girl Math” is different, the general idea is the same, rationalizing spending or lack of spending.

Navigating “Girl Math”

Mia Tocco, Photo and Graphics Editor
February 16, 2024
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Elsa Webster, Opinions Editor
February 14, 2024
An example of a Chinese Lunar New Year red envelope, reading happy new year. Throughout the Lunar New Year, older people also give money or gifts to the younger generations. The gifts often come wrapped in red and it is very common to give money in red envelopes. The envelopes are usually adorned with gold and the corresponding year’s animal, this year, the envelopes will have dragons on them. Graphic created using Canva by Mia Tocco.

Procuring a Lucky 2024

Mia Tocco, Photo and Graphic Editor
January 23, 2024
The elections at the Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica on Thursday, November 9th. The honor society meets on the second Thursday of every month during falcon block. All members of the honor society are required to attend every meeting with some exceptions. Left to right juniors Amberlynn Gong, Maeve Byrne and Emilie McKenna

The Honor Societies of SPHS

Elsa Webster, Opinions Editor
December 1, 2023
The door to Mrs. Barnstead’s room in the business hallway at SPHS. This semester, Mrs. Barnstead is teaching Leadership One and Three but next semester, she will teach Leadership Two and Entrepreneurship. “In Leadership One, Leadership Two, you go do these presentations where each group presents a project, what their goals are and there you choose your top two groups and you’ll get put in one of those two groups. And then Leadership Three you’ll create a group and with a nonprofit organization and you can choose whatever organization you want that interests you.” senior Alejandro Almodovar-Vives said.

Senior Leaders

Elsa Webster, Opinions Editor
November 6, 2023
On the observation deck of Edge, a skyscraper, overseeing the New York City skyline. My experience in this leadership position has taught me the vital skills of communication and planning. With hands-on experience working with adults and organizations, I plan to make change at a larger scale, Class President Rory Jenkins said. In college, I plan on participating in student government to make a direct impact in my college community by working alongside professors, older students, and community based organizations. Eventually, I would like to take my understanding of leadership learned through this position to the national level by becoming a member of the United States House of Representatives.

A Class President’s Classy Pursuit

Noel Castillo, Editor in Chief
October 31, 2023
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