“Screenagers” Illuminates the Dark Corners of Unrestricted Screen Time

Maya Brunell | News Editor On September 21, 2017, at 7 p.m. in the Livermore High School theater, the Livermore High School Parent Teacher Student Association put on the documentary film titled “Screenagers”. The LHS AP Psychology teacher, Dawn Matthews, set the viewing into motion. During the first week of her AP Psychology class, Matthews … Read more…

Livermore Education Association and LVJUSD Negotiating Teacher Salaries; Dublin School District Holds Simulated Strike Vote

Maya Brunell | News Editor The Livermore Education Association (LEA) is holding their annual negotiations with the Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District (LVJUSD) about wage increases. Their joint bargaining agreement expired on June 30, 2017 and their contracts are good for three years. Salary schedules can be complicated, because wage is based off of … Read more…

Tech Equipment and Textbooks Get Lost in Transition Between School Years

Maya Brunell | News Editor Over the summer, between the 2016-2017 school year and the 2017-2018 school year, items such as document cameras and textbooks went missing from Livermore High School. Tiara Johnson, an English teacher, wasn’t around her classroom over the summer. When the end of the school year came, Johnson realized she couldn’t … Read more…

Gender discrimination stifles the potential of women at their jobs

Maya Brunell | Opinions Editor Throughout American history, one can see blatant gender discrimination. Women have been seen as nothing more than babymakers and home-builders in the past. Today, women enjoy the right to vote, use family planning services, and thrive in American society. But, there’s one tainted right that women struggle with on a … Read more…