Education

Minds Matter: Black Lives Matter and teen mental health

Minds Matter: Black Lives Matter and teen mental health

A single verdict led to a movement that would undoubtedly change the face of 21st century America. After the trial of George Zimmerman resulted in a “not guilty” verdict, friends Alicia Garza, Opal Toma and Patrisse Cullors founded the Black Lives Matter organization...

Juniors impacted by COVID-19

Juniors impacted by COVID-19

For the class of 2021, this is arguably the most important semester of high school. Yet most expectations have been shattered or drastically altered, and any existing plans have been reassessed. As members of the junior class prepare to apply for college and decide...

Creative Essay: Dear Charlie, life is just a dream

Creative Essay: Dear Charlie, life is just a dream

The aim of the letters for "The Perks of Being a Wallflower" is to represent and discuss the story in a meaningful way, particularly the life of the 15-year-old protagonist named Charlie, who experiences a mental illness. Through the course of Charlie’s first year of...

Hilda Solis juniors complete mental health PSAs

Hilda Solis juniors complete mental health PSAs

In January, the Hilda Solis High School junior class was assigned to create short public service announcement videos about mental health in their advisory period, which would be submitted to the Directing Change Film Contest. Directing Change is an organization that...