Should School Start Later in the Morning?

Reilly Steinhour, News Editor

April 15, 2020

In October of 2019, a law was passed in California enforcing the rule that high schools aren’t allowed to start before 8:30 AM and middle schools before 8:00 AM. This new law is to be put into effect in schools by July 1, 20...

Local High School Districts Light the Night

Andrew Fogel Jr., Magazine Editor

April 15, 2020

#bethelightco is a movement created by District Eleven’s Athletic Director, Christopher Noll. The idea of #bethelightco is to spread hope and positivity to the students and family of D11. As you may know, Covid – 19, also...

Cyber Security

Andrew Fogel Jr., Magazine Editor

April 15, 2020

Cyber security is a one of the classes Odyssey’s Early College and Career Options high school and is taught during three different block periods of the day by Mr.Tomeo. It is considered to be a “career pathway” or “technical...

How Can We Benefit from Minimalism?

Anna George, Staff Writer

April 15, 2020

Minimalism is a way of thinking that aims to cut back on waste and reduce one’s carbon footprint. This mindset generally aims to reduce the overconsumption seen in western culture and reduce the amount of space taken up by one...

STAFF Editorial

October 8, 2019

It was early in the school year, still warm, when the teenagers with Odyssey Early College and Career option’s journalism team had been crossed with the daunting question, “is vaping an epidemic that could potentially kill...

Off Campus Lunch

Dezy Wallace, Photo Editor

October 8, 2019

Most schools on the Roy J Wasson Academic campus (Rjwac) have an off-campus lunch, meaning students can leave during lunch to go get their own food from places nearby. Most students chose to stay on campus due to the lack of transportation....

First Day of High School

Jahanna Allen, Breeann Allen, and Lyddia Allen

October 8, 2019

Everyone’s first day of school differs, and for freshman it can feel as if they are trapped in a glass box with the eyes of upperclassmen and teachers constantly watching them. Their anxiety   kicked in as they tried to find...

Music Review – Grandson

Anna George, Features Editor

October 7, 2019

Jordan Benjamin, known professionally as grandson, is an alternative artist. Popular for his blending of genres, the 25-year-old often features political issues in his songs. Considering this, it is no surprise that his new alb...

Hallway Parties

Jahanna Allen, Staff Writer

February 25, 2019

At Bijou, they have parties called hallway parties. A hallway party is a break from work. During the hallway parties, there is music that the teachers play to encourage you to dance. Kids at Bijou seem stressed about classes so...

Why Do-Rags Should Be Allowed in School

Jasiah Brown, Staff Writer

February 25, 2019

Many schools are fighting for a dress code to endorse do-rags and bandannas which would allow them in schools. While this practice is a hygiene routine for people of color, and wearing do-rags is a part of their culture, many...

The Dress Code: The Standard and Why It is Important

Gillianne Hulse, Co-Editor in Chief

January 11, 2019

The dress code is a set of rules that specifies the required manner of how to dress at school. It bolsters the idea of keeping students in a safe, appropriate, and professional environment. The dress code presents students with a choice...