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Another Homeless Village Opens in Hollywood
Maren Hall, News Editor • May 11, 2021

The biggest homeless “village” in California will be opening to all Los Angeles County homeless citizens sometime between April 25th and May 1st.     The village’s...

Cheap but Chic: Memorial Day Crafts and Decor
Cheap but Chic: Memorial Day Crafts and Decor
Natalie Zuhlke and Madeline Paine May 10, 2021

Making your home look decorative for the Memorial day can be quite expensive. With these  Memorial day crafts and decorations, you can have the privilege...

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Shot's Fired: What Should I Do?
Alexander Bartolo and Sophia Ward May 5, 2021

In our modern world, with new weapons being created all the time, shootings are becoming more and more common. However, the real concern is: what should you do? For starters,...

24 Year Old Koala Becomes Oldest in Captivity
24 Year Old Koala Becomes Oldest in Captivity
Audrey Park, Reporter • April 29, 2021

Surpassing the average span of living, a Victorian koala in Japan has been recognized as the oldest living koala in captivity by the Guinness Book of World Records. Midori,...

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Newly Discovered Primate Species Labeled Critically Endangered: With Only 260 Left
Newly Discovered Primate Species Labeled Critically Endangered: With Only 260 Left
Coral Hsu, Editor in Chief • June 17, 2021

Recently, scientists have made the discovery of a new primate species residing in the area around Myanmar; but they are already on the brink of extinction.   The...

Reservation Rights
Reservation Rights
Eva Paniagua, Reporter • June 16, 2021

An act passed by Congress with a simple sign of a pen has affected Native Americans since before the Civil War and continues to this day. If you’re President, signing an...

Abandoned Macy’s Store Modified Into A School
Abandoned Macy’s Store Modified Into A School
Julie Robertson, Editor In Chief • April 20, 2021

An abandoned Macy’s department store, as of March 4th, 2021, became Downtown Burlington High School where over 1,000 students and staff attend in-person with the perks of...

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...

Attendance "Lags" at Star Wars Edge
Attendance "Lags" at Star Wars Edge
Harshi Sanghan and Natalie Zuhkle • November 20, 2019

Despite a billion-dollar investment and much publicity, attendance at Disney’s latest attraction, “ Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge” remains much lower than expectations...

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Cheap but Chic: Memorial Day Crafts and Decor
Cheap but Chic: Memorial Day Crafts and Decor
Natalie Zuhlke and Madeline Paine May 10, 2021

Making your home look decorative for the Memorial day can be quite expensive. With these  Memorial day crafts and decorations,...

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...

Matador Messenger Overview
Matador Messenger Overview
Coral Hsu and Julie Robertson June 17, 2021

The Matador Messenger is the first Placentia Yorba Linda Unified SNO newspaper and the first SNO middle school online newspaper in Orange County. Led by ELA teacher Mrs. Perez...

BYMS Yearbook Staff Innovates with Dedications and BeYou Submissions
BYMS Yearbook Staff Innovates with Dedications and BeYou Submissions
Coen Ali, Reporter • May 20, 2021

" Our 2020-2021 yearbook is something completely different from any other year because this is such a different year, with Covid, remote learning, hybrid learning, zoom, and...

BYMS Opens Four Days a Week for In-Person Instruction
BYMS Opens Four Days a Week for In-Person Instruction
Katherine Farer, Reporter • May 4, 2021

“Today, as we began our first day our students repeatedly said it was so nice to be able to see friends they haven't been able to see in months and for some over a year!",...

Bernardo Joins Forces With Paper.co
Bernardo Joins Forces With Paper.co
Julie Robertson and Madeline Paine May 3, 2021

“We are pleased to announce that the Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District (PYLUSD) Board of Education recently took action to expand the educational support system...

BYMS Sponsors Pet Supply Drive
BYMS Sponsors Pet Supply Drive
Julie Robertson and Maren Hall April 22, 2021

BYMS ASB is hosting a school-wide pet supply drive from April 5th until May 7th in support of the Orange County Animal Shelter.  To participate in this event, students...

Chercian and Seitz Select Valeria Flores and Ishmaijit Singh as "Avid Students of the Week"
Chercian and Seitz Select Valeria Flores and Ishmaijit Singh as "Avid Students of the Week"
Natalie Zuhlke and Madeline Paine April 14, 2021

Valeria Flores and Ishmajit Singh have been chosen by Mr. Seitz and Ms. Cherchian as the Students of the Week for AVID (Advanced Via Individual Determination).   Ms....

Lunch Time Sports Return To BYMS
Lunch Time Sports Return To BYMS
Alexander Bartolo and Sophia Ward April 12, 2021

 BYMS is now offering break and lunchtime sports including basketball, ping pong, corn hole. Mr. Kish, BYMS ASB stated “I just guide my students in terms of selecting...

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EHS Baseball for Incoming Freshmen
EHS Baseball for Incoming Freshmen
Nathan Winchell, Reporter • September 8, 2021

For all the incoming freshmen playing baseball that are wondering what it’s like, here's a little bit to know. The freshmen team is a team where a group of 14 or 15-year-old...

The first 2020-21 BYMS track practice
PYLUSD Middle School Track Meet Is a "Go"
Hailey Whittaker and Travis Rivera May 22, 2021

BYMS is training in hopes of coming home champions for the PYLUSD track meet for the third year in a row held Thursday May 27th, at 4:00 P.M, it is estimated that the meet...

Kam preforming one of her routines in a competition
Independent PE Student Kamryn Crowder Manages School and an Elite Sport
Travis Rivera, Sports Editor • March 24, 2021

“I want to be able to have a successful future in dance and academics,” 8th grader Kamryn (Kam as her friends call her) Crowder stated in an interview with the Matador...

Touch N Go Soccer Academy: A Facility That Can Meet Every Soccer Player
Touch N Go Soccer Academy: A Facility That Can Meet Every Soccer Player's Needs
Hailey Whittaker and Travis Rivera March 15, 2021

“Touch N Go Soccer is unique because we have so many players from different teams and clubs… Every student is important to us and we try to make a connection with them...

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Pitbulls, Friend or Foe?
Pitbulls, Friend or Foe?
London Gammon, Reporter • September 9, 2021

 Pitbulls are nice housepets, but they can be quite vicious too. One out of the many reasons many laws banned the Pit Bulls is because of their...

Should Animals Be Kept In Captivity?
Should Animals Be Kept In Captivity?
Eva Paniagua, Reporter • May 4, 2021

The age-old question that people have been asking for years is: Are animals better off in captivity, or are we dooming them to a worse fate?...

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Shot's Fired: What Should I Do?
Alexander Bartolo and Sophia Ward May 5, 2021

In our modern world, with new weapons being created all the time, shootings are becoming more and more common. However, the real concern is:...

Stop, Drop, and Hold? What to do if the Ground Starts to Shake
Stop, Drop, and Hold? What to do if the Ground Starts to Shake
Alexander Bartolo and Sophia Ward April 27, 2021

If you ever wake up in the morning to the floor rapidly shaking, it will be a good thing you read this guide! In Southern California and other...

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