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Carrillo expands mental health resources in response to struggles

The MCHS psychologist’s office (Photo: Jungyeon Lee, The Puma Prensa) by Jungyeon Lee, staff writer Generally, due to COVID-19 challenges, students are struggling more than they might have a few years back, their mental health taking a big hit. Numerous students, “more than ever before,” according to Darcy Analora, the Maria Carrillo High School psychologist, […]

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AP Test Data Reveals Racial Gap in AP Test Participation

Pie Chart made on Meta Chart with data from the College Board, showing the ethnic composition of the 267 AP test-takers who reported their races in 2021 (Photo: Josephine Rivera-Hoagland, The Puma Prensa) by Josephine Rivera-Hoagland, features editor Based on data from the California Department of Education and the College Board, the participation rate for […]

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State Testing Returns

Computers being pulled up inside the library (Photo: Alexa Rios, The Puma Prensa) by Alexa Rios, staff writer Due to school returning to in-person learning full time, both the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) and the California Science Test (CAST) will also be returning.The CAASPP will take place from April 4 to […]

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How To Register and Pre-Register To Vote in California

Voter Registration Forms at the Rincon Valley Library (Photo: Josephine Rivera-Hoagland, The Puma Prensa) by Josephine Rivera-Hoagland, features editor The youngest eligible voters (18-24) currently have the lowest voter turnout in the United States, hovering around or below 50 percent for the past 20 years in presidential elections. The younger generations, though, have the most […]

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MCHS Parody Instagram Accounts: Funny or Invasive?

Isaac Lopez looking at the “mariacarrillo_feet” account (Photo: Maitri Rane, The Puma Prensa) by Maitri Rane, staff writer You may have noticed multiple Instagram accounts trying to follow you with “mchs” in their names. Many of these, created by Maria Carrillo High School students, share images of students and teachers without their consent.  There are […]