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Surviving Quarantine Boredom: Tips Without Taking Trips
Surviving Quarantine Boredom: Tips Without Taking Trips
June Bodnariuk, Reporter • March 15, 2021

With lock down and the pandemic, it's easy to get bored but quarantine can be safe and fun! These are ten topics that can help you with pandemic boredom. With these fun...

Jeff Bezos Steps Down as CEO of Amazon
Jeff Bezos Steps Down as CEO of Amazon
Alexander Bartolo and Sophia Ward March 12, 2021

Amazon CEO and founder Jeff Bezos decided to step away from his role to focus on other priorities.  Amazon was founded on July 5th, 1994 in Bellevue Washington. Amazingly,...

January 2021 Brings Highs and Lows to the Start of the Year
January 2021 Brings Highs and Lows to the Start of the Year
Hatchford Berry, Reporter • February 9, 2021

As the first month of 2021 comes to an end, California has experienced highs and lows from deadly shootouts to the lifting of shutdown orders. PS4’s will start to be...

Fighting Fire with Fire: The Stonewall Riots
Fighting Fire with Fire: The Stonewall Riots
Eva Paniagua, Reporter • January 14, 2021

  There are many people who have heard of the Stonewall riots. Sadly, it’s unheard of by many more. So here is the story of one of the most liberating responses from...

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Does "Naruto Running" Actually Improve Speed?
Does "Naruto Running" Actually Improve Speed?
Julie Robertson and Zoey Schaefer • December 15, 2020

"Naruto Running" actually does improve speed. "Naruto running" comes from the Japanese anime and manga “Naruto” and the following series', “Naruto Shippuden” and...

Chadwick Boseman Remembered as "One of the All Time Greats"
Chadwick Boseman Remembered as "One of the All Time Greats"
Travis Rivera, Sports Editor • October 20, 2020

“To be young, gifted and black… We know what it’s like to be told that there’s not a screen for you to be featured on,” Boseman said during his 2019 SAG (Screen...

Giant Glow in the Dark Shark Discovered
Giant Glow in the Dark Shark Discovered
Megan Wang, Reporter • March 26, 2021

 Scientists have discovered one of the world's first giant glow-in-the-dark sharks known as the Kitefin shark spotted in an area of the ocean known as the Chatham Rise, off...

Lioness Sees the Man Who Saved Her Life After 7 Years Apart: Nobody Expected Such Reaction
Lioness Sees the Man Who Saved Her Life After 7 Years Apart: Nobody Expected Such Reaction
Coral Hsu, Reporter • March 25, 2021

Lions are given the title of “Kings of the Jungle” for a reason. With their lethal claws, razor-sharp teeth, massive size, and weight that can go up to 500 pounds, it...

Massive Alligator Spotted Roaming a Golf Course in Florida
Massive Alligator Spotted Roaming a Golf Course in Florida
Kathryn Ward and Megan Wang March 23, 2021

A massive (estimated size?) alligator was spotted roaming the area at the Myakka Pines Golf Course in Englewood, Florida. (need source) (date?) The golfers and staff first...

Shark Attacks in Australia Last Year: First Time Since 1929
Shark Attacks in Australia Last Year: First Time Since 1929
Kathryn Ward and Sophia Ward March 22, 2021

There have been 7 shark attacks in Australia in 2020, despite the fact that they haven't had this many since 1934 and there had been none in 2019. Robert Harcourt, an English...

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Cheap but Chic: Easy but Elegant Holiday Gift Ideas
Cheap but Chic: Easy but Elegant Holiday Gift Ideas
Madeline Paine and Natalie Zuhlke December 18, 2020

Gift-giving can be quite difficult. If you are having trouble figuring out what to get someone, these simple and affordable gift ideas may help...

Mrs. Torres
BYMS Physical Education Finds Ways to Stay Active During the Pandemic
Travis Rivera, Sports Editor • March 23, 2021

“Currently, the goal is to continue to motivate students to stay active by providing fun activities,” BYMS physical education teacher Mrs. Torres explained during an interview...

BYMS Welcomes Mr. Hall, Long Term Art Substitute
BYMS Welcomes Mr. Hall, Long Term Art Substitute
Sofia Knight and Isabella Spaulding March 1, 2021

Bernardo Yorba Middle School welcomes Mr. Hall, long term substitute for our new art teacher, Mrs. Masone.    Mr. Hall got his Bachelor’s Degree at San Francisco...

BYMS Welcomes Ms. Yoo as a New Math and ELD Teacher
BYMS Welcomes Ms. Yoo as a New Math and ELD Teacher
Madeline Paine, Reporter • February 4, 2021

Bernardo Yorba Middle School welcomes Ms. Yoo for the 2020-2021 school year as a new math and ELD teacher.  Although this is Ms. Yoo’s first year of teaching, she has...

Toren Habbestad Hikes 150 Miles During the Covid Pandemic
Toren Habbestad Hikes 150 Miles During the Covid Pandemic
Katherine Farer, Reporter • January 27, 2021

“What inspired me to take all these hikes was being able to look back when I am an adult and remember myself accomplishing these hikes,” said Toren Habbestad. For most...

Equestrian Jessica West: Finding Joy During the Pandemic
Equestrian Jessica West: Finding Joy During the Pandemic
Sofia Knight and Isabella Spaulding January 11, 2021

“My favorite animal has always been horses and after watching YouTube videos and going on a few trail rides, I realized that this is what I wanted to do the most,” stated...

BYMS Theater Arts program performs skits during Zoom.
BYMS Theater Arts Adapts During COVID-19
Travis Rivera, Sports Editor • January 6, 2021

“The hybrid model is a lose-lose situation,” Drama teacher Amy De Friese claims during an interview with the Matador Messenger. On October 26th, 2020, students at BYMS...

ASB Student of the Week
ASB Student of the Week
Katherine Farer and Alexander Bartolo January 4, 2021

  Vishruti Shah was chosen for Student of the Week for ASB. Student of the Week is when a teacher from a different subject/elective chooses a student for their excelling...

Let the Show Go On!
Let the Show Go On!
December 17, 2020
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Rams are Trading Jared Goff and Three Future Draft Picks for Lions Matthew Stafford
Rams are Trading Jared Goff and Three Future Draft Picks for Lions Matthew Stafford
James Makridis, Reporter • February 10, 2021

The Los Angeles Rams are trading quarterback Jared Goff and three future picks for the Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford. Jared Goff played five seasons for the Rams,...

The 2021 NFL Pro Bowl Will be Held on Madden 21
The 2021 NFL Pro Bowl Will be Held on Madden 21
James Makridis, Reporter • January 28, 2021

The 2021 NFL Pro Bowl, where all the NFL’s best players get together and compete in activities and a game, was supposed to be held in Las Vegas. Instead of playing in the...

Equestrian Jessica West: Finding Joy During the Pandemic
Equestrian Jessica West: Finding Joy During the Pandemic
Sofia Knight and Isabella Spaulding January 11, 2021

“My favorite animal has always been horses and after watching YouTube videos and going on a few trail rides, I realized that this is what I wanted to do the most,” stated...

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