May 30, 2017

Good deeds prove positive human nature

by Solinna Chong, Associate Editor These past few weeks, 30 seniors were chosen to be a part of Honor Pack to help raise money for a family in financial crisis. Honor Pack nominees, like myself, spent hours baking goods, bagging treats and purchasing candy bars to sell to the school in hopes of raising the most money. What makes this event so unusual is the family will never know which students were nominated to lead the fundraising, which students donated money and which students raised the most money. So if Honor Pack nominees’ good deeds go unnoticed, why do they…

Marquez fundraises for Relay For Life, other cancer charities

by Rosalie Chan, Web & News Editor     Ever since she has become cancer-free, Amanda Marquez, freshman, has raised money for cancer research because of her inspiration to give back to the community. “I feel that I need to give back since they (doctors, hospitals, cancer organizations) helped me.  It would help future patients get better,” Marquez said. Recently, Marquez participated in Relay for Life, an American Cancer Society event.  She raised and stayed overnight at the Wheeling Relay for Life event on May 19, where she participated in the survivor’s walk. Marquez was diagnosed in 2006, but now…