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The Price of Christmas

The Price of Christmas

Itziar de Pedro

February 21, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Everyone dreams about ‘the most wonderful time of the year’.The weeks leading up to Christmas Day are full of energy, with people eager to spend time with their loved ones and kids buzzing with excitement. But it seems like consumerism is devouring this spirit and making the holidays stres...

I am Not a Toy!

I am Not a Toy!

Pheobe Stein

February 21, 2018


Filed under Opinion

The fresh smell of pine needles, the crinkle of recycled wrapping paper.You sit under the tree in your onesie pajamas, warmly snuggled in a cozy flannel. Mom and Dad walk in carrying a wrapped box with a big red bow around it. You hear a muffled bark from inside the box, and your face ...

Holiday Traditions: Laguna Style

Holiday Traditions: Laguna Style

Clara Hillis and Natasha Heyer

January 12, 2017


Filed under Feature

“The family stays together and eats traditional foods, [like] fried rice. People do charity, like giving food to people who have less...and praying together in a big field or stadium. is past time, after the prayer, we played a soccer game. It was a fun game, and the Christians played the ...

Gifts that Keep Giving

Gifts that Keep Giving

January 30, 2015


Filed under Lifestyle

Though Christmas may be the season of giving, some gifts may not be much of a pleasure to receive. Even though your great-aunt’s heart may have been in the right place when she sent you that oversized, shapeless sweater or pair of ugly reindeer socks, let’s face it, you’re never going to use t...

Kids Give to Kids in the 5th Annual Foster Care Gift Drive

Kids Give to Kids in the 5th Annual Foster Care Gift Drive

January 25, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized

Students poured into the outdoor Ruston Amphitheater on Dec. 5 loaded with gifts for foster children. The holiday gift drive has become a tradition for Middle and Upper School students. The Interact Club is responsible for organizing this event which is in its fifth year. In this year’s drive ...

Holiday Wrapping on A Dime

Holiday Wrapping on A Dime

December 6, 2011


Filed under Featured Blog, Style

During these hard economic times, the holidays can be a big burden on our wallets. This time of year there’s no escape from spending money on food, gifts, and decorations. Here are some creative gift wrapping tips that won’t cost a dime. For small gifts, some great alternatives to store bough...

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