Archive for: October, 2011

“Freak Incident” on Mission Peak

Freshman on Health field trip get ambushed by wasps. On October 18, Irvington’s Health department hosted a field trip to Mission Peak. They hoped would be a healthy, fun activity for the freshman, but it did not end up that way. During the hike from the Ohlone trail, an unnamed […]


Music Review: Mylo Xyloto

 Coldplay Retains Smooth Vocals and Acoustic Sound With a Twist When asked about the meaning of the phrase, “Mylo Xyloto”, Coldplay leader Chris Martin attributed the odd name to the “randomness of the universe.” Certainly, this album lives up to its “meaning”, consisting of fourteen songs with seemingly unrelated lyrics […]


Confidential: ASB Case File

Confidential: ASB Case File

ASB–from a pessimistic’s point of view Date: Saturday 8 October 2011 Time: 1307 hours Location: SU Agent: S. Chan           ASB is always shot down for making bad choices, holding poor dances, and being a useless class. I’ve been assigned to report what really goes on in […]


Real Steel–Oh, it’s Real

When metals overpower muscles Imagine a world when a human sport is replaced by a whole new level of robotic violence. This is the world of boxing robot. Set in the near future of 2020, Charlie Kenton (Hugh Jackman), a former world-champ boxer, is barely making a living off his […]


Juniors’ Day

A Battle Won on the Ship Vikings! 2011 spirit week is here and it starts off with the Juniors. The Juniors arrived at school as sailors. The Freshmen dressed up as wizards, Sophomores with their class t-shirts, and the Seniors wore athletic clothing. The Juniors showed off their Viking pride […]


Freshmen Spirit Day 2011

The Baby Vikes Show Their Spirit October 12, 2011, was the first spirit day of the class of 2015. The freshmen did a great job showing their spirit. The freshmen class bench was based on the board game, Candyland. Freshmen decorated the courtyard with poles of balloons and numerous wooden […]


And so it ends…

Spirit week 2012! Spirit week ended with as much excitement as it started with during our Homecoming Rally on Friday. Acts by various groups on campus such as Choir, Color Guard, IHS Cheerleaders, Hip-Hop Club, and Tap-Dance team had students pumped for our Homecoming game against Mission that evening and […]


Sophomores’ Spirit Day

Irvington’s Sophomore class fulfills its Spirit Week duties. The sophomore class shows enthusiasm throughout Spirit Week by dressing  up in support of their class. Class spirit was in full swing on Monday when majority of sophomores flaunted their class T-shirts. On Tuesday, or Peg Day, girls wore pink and guys […]


Less Homework During Spirit Week?

Less Homework During Spirit Week?

Spirit week homework load impacts student participation During Spirit Week, I had about the same amount of homework as any other week. This really surprised me since… it’s spirit week. Shouldn’t there be less homework during this one week that is supposed to be filled with fun and spirit? Instead […]


AC Transit Rates: Ploy for Forgetful Students?

A nickel may not be worth much… but a forgotten one is Starting from September 2011, AC Transit has started charging $1.05 instead of their old rate of $1. This may prove burdensome for some forgetful students who don’t bring their nickels to school. Since the bus doesn’t accept change, […]

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