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Award-winning Cartoonist Lalo Alcaraz Visits HMS

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Political cartoonist Lalo Alcaraz addresses Harvest 8th graders about cartooning and animation.

Award-winning Cartoonist Lalo Alcaraz Visits HMS

TRISTAN TALBOTT and ISAAC RUBIN

Lalo Alcaraz is a political cartoonist that has recently been working on a new animated film with Pixar Studios. Lalo recently visited Harvest to talk about being a political cartoonist, and being a consultant for recent animation projects for FOX and Pixar. The feature animated film called Coco...

May 2, 20173 Comments

Harvest Honor Roll

Harvest Honor Roll

ASHLEY MCDOWELL and KATIE HAUBOLD

Many parents say that school is their number one priority. Well, these kids worked hard, studied, and lived up to that expectation. These are the kids who got good enough grades got on the Honor Roll. The minimum GPA you can have to be on the honor roll is 3.25. We asked 10 students who were on the h...

March 20, 2017No Comments

The Incoming Changes of Harvest

The Incoming Changes of Harvest

TRISTAN TALBOTT, Staff Writer

In the coming years, namely 2018 and 2019, many physical changes are coming to harvest, at least construction-wise. Next year river will be moving off campus. What does this mean for harvest? Well, now we have some extra space to move, given that they're leaving a decent chunk of property, so we ...

March 9, 2017No Comments

Solar Panels

Solar Panels

NATHANIEL ALVELO and GIOVANNI BARBOSA

“Harvest is costing $141,224 a year, followed by Redwood, $112,315, Silverado, $97,036, and American Canyon HighSchool, $72,366, records show. Altogether, the four schools are costing the district nearly $423,000 each year for electricity.” As said in the Napa Valley Register for solar panels...

February 15, 2017No Comments

The new puppy Winnie!

The new puppy Winnie!

SOPHIA NAIBURG, Staff Writer

In early November the former  6th and 7th grade science teacher Mrs.Lewis, a former dog owner of Lexie had gotten a new puppy named Winnie, in training to be a therapy dog for the school. Winnie is a coca-poo mixture and is a golden brown color. You can see Winnie in Mrs. Lewis's classroom during...

February 13, 2017No Comments

Stay Alive Dont Drink And Drive

Stay Alive Dont Drink And Drive

DOUGLAS BOZZINI and ALLEN AVILA

During the holidays there are people celebrating all over the world. But some people celebrate too hard. Getting behind the wheel while intoxicated is very dangerous and causes lots of crashes. About 10,000 people were involved in crashes by drunk driving in 2014. And every year 209 children are involved as well. According to the National Highway Traffic Sa...

May 1, 2017No Comments

Teen girls’ clothes and shoes that are trending right now

Teen girls’ clothes and shoes that are trending right now

DIANA CALDERON, staff writer

Have you ever seen such cute clothes or shoes on someone and wonder where they got them? Well, I obviously have, and one of the stores that I love the most that has pretty trendy clothes and shoes is Charlotte Russe. Some of the clothes that are actually trending right now are listed below:      Shoes :   Clothes : Mock Neck Open Back Crop Top 2. Floral Bib Neck Shift Dress 3. Choker Neck Swing Top 4. Choker Neck Cro...

March 23, 2017No Comments

Beat Boxing

Beat Boxing

JUAN SANCHEZ, staff writer

Beat Boxing is a talent where you can make special effects/sounds with your mouth like the k-snare, the lip roll, the siren, the water drop, the bass (different variants are there to), and other things too. You all are probably thinking 'Well why would want do this thing called Beat Boxing?'. It does have a purpose but it's for like impressing your...

March 23, 2017No Comments

The Fight for Equal Women’s Rights

The Fight for Equal Women’s Rights

KATIE HAUBOLD, Staff Writer

On Saturday, over 3 million women gathered all over the world to participate in different marches all over the world. I went to the women's march in Napa, and saw hundreds of people. I didn't plan on going originally, but I ended up going with Sadie Carpenter, Luisa Ortega, Maddie Surh, Berkley Kramer, Citlali Lopez, and Jordan Simi. As we walked...

March 23, 20171 Comment

Iditarod

Iditarod

GIANNI SANCHEZ, Staff writer

The Iditarod is a 10,48-mile dog sled race with 70 contenders, Each sled team consists of 15-16 dogs and 1 musher.  Did you know that there is an Iditarod racer that is from here Napa Valley his name is Jeff King, He was born and raised here in Napa Valley California until he graduated high school and left to Alaska seeking adventure, He is now 61...

March 23, 2017No Comments

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Napa Valley Film Festival 2016

Napa Valley Film Festival 2016

ISABELLA MARGOLIS, Editor

The Napa Film Festival is nearly a week of events where different directors and actors present their movies to judges and at the end of the Festival the best movies and actors and such get awards for their great work and presentations.  This year, 2016, the Festival ran from November 9th- November 1...

November 27, 2016

Election day

Election day

By: Allen Avila Election day was a great day for Trump supporters. Hillary's voters were amazed that Donald won after all the bad things he said. But people have a reason to not vote for Hillary. Trump got a total of 290 electoral votes and Hillary got 232. Although Hillary did get the most popular vote, Trump got the required amount of electoral...

December 8, 2016

If Harvest Middle School Chose the President Who Would Have Won?

If Harvest Middle School Chose the President Who Would Have Won?

SOFIA AYALA and BROOKE KNAUER

  A FEW days before the 2016 Presidential Election we opened a poll that asked the Harvest Middle School students "If you could vote, who would you vote for to become president?"   The poll was anonymous, so the students were able to show their true opinion. We had 58 people vote all together. 4% of the votes went to Evan McMullin 6% of the votes a...

November 17, 2016

Girl’s Basketball at HMS

Girl’s Basketball at HMS

KATIE HAUBOLD, staff writer

At Harvest Middle School, there is a girls basketball team with every grade- 6th, 7th, and 8th grade. All of these g...

March 19, 2017No Comments

What Sports do kids like at HMS in 2017

What Sports do kids like at HMS in 2017

JORDAN CALDERON, staff writer

I went around asking a few kids what their favorite sport is at harvest middle school, and the data I...

March 8, 2017No Comments

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Celebrating New Year’s Day

The Origin of Krampus

What people eat for christmas

Christmas Traditions Around School

Gift Ideas 2016

Christmas=Trash,Trash,& More Trash

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Best Horror Video Games

Top Seven Halloween Movies

Halloween Superstitions

Top Ten Candies for Halloween

Ten Quick Halloween Costumes

HMS Halloween Costume Parade Celebrates Its 10th Year

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Marvel´s Upcoming Movie: Avengers Infinity War: Part-1

Marvel´s Upcoming Movie: Avengers Infinity War: Part-1

Nathaniel Alvelo

The Infinity War comic was published on June 10 in 1992. The comic is a 5 part series. The Avengers are fictional Marvel Comics characters. The Avengers are the ¨Earth´s Mightiest Heroes¨. The Avengers comic was first published on September 10 in 1963. Most of you may or may not know about Thanos....

January 16, 2017No Comments

Marvel´s Upcoming Movie: Spider-Man: Homecoming

Marvel´s Upcoming Movie: Spider-Man: Homecoming

Nathaniel Alvelo

Spider-Man is a fictional Marvel Comics character that was published in the comic Amazing Fantasy #15 in the year of 1962 by Stan Lee (writer) and Steve Ditko (artist). As most of you Marvel fans know, Marvel Studios have made a lot of Spider-Man movies. The very first Spider-Man movie was made in 1997 with...

October 2, 2016No Comments

Marvel´s Upcoming Movie: Black Panther

Marvel´s Upcoming Movie: Black Panther

NATHANIEL AVELO, Staff Writer

Black Panther is a fictional Marvel Comics character that will be on the big screen again in his own movie. The movie will be shown in all theaters in the U.S in July of 2018. Having being shown in Captain America: Civil War, Black Panther has brought the attention of many Marvel fans. The two main...

September 17, 20164 Comments

Unusual Jobs

Unusual Jobs

ALLEN AVILA, Staff Writer

Some people have the most unusual jobs that you'll probably ever see, with unusually large salaries. The first is a horse rider...

October 2, 2016No Comments

Most Unusual Pets that People Actually Keep!

Most Unusual Pets that People Actually Keep!

ALYSSA MICHIE, Staff Writer

Whenever you want a pet you think of a dog, cat, or hamster.  But some people think of caring for more exciting animals: Bearded...

October 2, 2016No Comments

The top 9 most beautiful places in the world

The top 9 most beautiful places in the world

ASHLEY MCDOWELL, Staff Writer

There are many beautiful places in the world. But 10 of them really stood out and shocked me on how unique they were. The names...

September 22, 20161 Comment

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Thanksgiving Traditions

Thanksgiving around the World

Most Popular Thanksgiving Dishes

Most Popular Thanksgiving Pies

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Two-Year Anniversary Of Napa Earthquake

Harvest teacher Mrs. Kvidahl picks through the debris to find her classroom clock frozen at the exact time of the big Napa Quake 2014.

Two-Year Anniversary Of Napa Earthquake

ISABELLA MARGOLIS and HAILEY DE LORMIER

Two years ago, August 25, 2014, at 3:20 A.M. in Napa,...

September 4, 20162 Comments

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Magnet Funds Provide Tech and Image Upgrades

Magnet Funds Provide Tech and Image Upgrades

COLE BROWN, AIDAN RAMBLAS, and LANE HARTLESS

Ever since HMS became a magnet school in 2013,  our school has received a lot of money to upgrade our campus. Some of the technology things that have been bought in the past couple of years are the Sharp T...

September 19, 20152 Comments

World Traveled IB Student Visits Harvest

World Traveled IB Student Visits Harvest

GRACE LITTLEFIELD, Managing Editor

An International Baccalaureate student visited Harvest on January 16, 2015. His name is Gabriel Kaypaghian, and he and his mom presented pictures and videos of their life in China and other places that...

January 23, 2015No Comments

Anne Frank WebQuest

Anne Frank WebQuest

https://docs.google.FREEDOM WRITERS ACTIVITY   https://MY JOURNAL TO ANNE https://RESEARCH PAPER GUIDELINES AND RUBRIC https://ADDITIONAL RESEARCH TOPICS https://JEWISH LAWS in Germany Click on this link to access the Anne Frank WebQuest ...

March 30, 2016

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Controllable Roaches

Controllable Roaches

ALEXIS VAZQUEZ, Staff writer

A company named "Backyard Brains" created a phone controlled roach. The roaches have an electronic backpack which has a wire connected to their thorax and another one connected to their right and left...

April 14, 20164 Comments

iPhone SE?!

iPhone SE?!

NATALIA SANCHEZ

Would you want to buy the iPhone SE? If you were waiting for Apple to put out another 4-inch phone  before you’d upgrade, you’re probably dancing in the streets right now because they have released...

March 31, 201610 Comments

How Far Have Video Games Advanced?

How Far Have Video Games Advanced?

SEBASTIAN ANGEL and JOSE SANTOS TORRES

Many people don't know that video games started in 1958. The first video game was called Pong, s very simplistic sports arcade game. Fast forward to 2015 and we have advanced technology with real looking graphics. We are able to p...

October 8, 20152 Comments

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Leonardo DiCaprio finally wins an Oscar

Leonardo DiCaprio finally wins an Oscar

ALEXIS VAZQUEZ

Leonardo DiCaprio was one of the only A-Lister that hasn't won a Oscar, not until Sunday night. He won...

March 9, 20161 Comment

The Golden Globe Awards 2016

The Golden Globe Awards 2016

CELESTE O'BRIEN and ZOE SIMOTAS

On January 10th, 2016, the 73rd annual Golden Globes took place in Beverly Hills. English actor, comedian...

January 14, 20161 Comment

Bruno Mars

Bruno Mars

CITLALLI CAMACHO, Staff Writer

Do you know who Peter Gene Hernandez is? No, well you might know him as Bruno Mars. He was born on...

May 8, 2015No Comments

The Honeymoon Tour

The Honeymoon Tour

JENNIFER LOPEZ, Staff Writer

Well again, Ariana Grande is starting to tour and it's the second part of the Honeymoon tour. There...

May 8, 20153 Comments

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