Thursday, May 14, 2015

A Little Too Fast


PHOTO: Emergency personnel work the scene of a train wreck, May 12, 2015, near Philadelphia.A Train clocked at 106 miles per hour at 9:21 pm on May 12, 2015 derailed while going around a corner. The speed limit on the straightaway previous to that bend was said to be 70 miles per hour, and the corner was 50. The engineer claims to not recall the incident. He remembers a place similar to right before the bend, but the next thing he new, he was being tossed around. He has a concussion, and 14 staples in his head. The train was brand new, about a year old, and the tracks were checked just the day before. Over 200 were injured, and 10 in critical condition. 5 died on the scene, and two later in the hospital. Lets hope things are prevented in the future, as train cars should not roll over like toys.

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Run, Run, Run!

The San Luis Obispo Marathon is coming up this weekend, April 24-26. 

There will be a 5K, full marathon, half marathon, "fun run", and a kid's quarter mile dash. The full marathon consists of and energy-straining 26.2 miles! Of course, the half marathon is 13.1 miles. The fun run is one mile. 


Anyone can join, and the maps, registration, and all information about it are online at   

http://www.slomarathon.com/#

A New Instrument!

San Luis Coastal Unified District just got a new Bassoon!


A wooden Fox bassoon was purchased for San Luis Obispo High school. It has a high-quality case with backpack straps, a rain cover, cleaning swabs, a neck strap, and two bocals.

It's crafted from beautiful red-tinted wood, and has silver keys. It has a whisper key lock as well. 

Imagine what beautiful students could produce with this instrument!

Friday, March 13, 2015

"St. Fratty's Day" Mess

Thats right-a roof collapsed at a part some were calling "St. Fratty's Day" sending seven to the paramedics, one with an debris-impaled leg, according to CBS News San. Fransico. How did this happen? Keep reading to find out!
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In the 300 block of Hathaway Avenue around 6:00 am, over 1,500 students from California Polytechnic University were at the party, most wearing green. A few dozen of these on top of a rented garage. Minutes later, around 6:21 am the garage roof collapsed, injuring about 7. One described from in the garage, that there was some creaking noises, then classmates came tumbling through the roof. 3 only ended up being arrested, unrelated to the party

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Tiger Attendance


Over the past couple of years, the SLOHS attendance has become much more rigid. The new code has become way more strict, obviously leading to less teens skipping school. 


Image result for attendanceA lot of people disagree with this new policy that states that the parent or guardian must state before lunchtime that the student will not be attending at all or for the rest of that day. The reason for this disagreement is that for one unexcused absence, you are forced to go to Saturday School. Previously, three unexcused absences result in Saturday School. Also, students are arguing that their parents might not be able to contact the school. We hope this conflict will be resolved, as many people are unhappy. 

Monday, February 23, 2015

The Newest Spy Movie- "Kingsman: The Secret Service"


Kingsman The Secret Service poster.jpgThat's Right! Another spy movie hits the box office. "Kingsman: Secret Service" is another spy movie like James Bond that has all the cool weapons and gadgets to  impress the audience. With a budget of $81 million and a predicted $154.3 million in the ticket booth, "Kingsman" is a hit receiving positive ratings. The movie was first released in the United Kingdom, then later released in America around half a month later. My personal opinion would be giving this show a five star rating, then again, I am not a critic. Though I will plan on purchasing this film when it is released in June 2015. Fans, including me, are delighted to hear that the producers, Millar and Vaughn, are willing to make a sequel IF the movie is successful in the theater.

Monday, February 16, 2015

LOVR Traffic Release Project

To possibly reduce after-school traffic on Los Osos Valley road, CAL trans has a plan that will cost $24 million to make two new bridges over the 101 highway and widen the on ramp to the 101 on the Los Osos Valley Road bridge.

Construction on this whopper of a project is ongoing right now, and isn't expected to be done until summer 2016. It will last for 18 months. Surprisingly, this idea/plan was actually started in 2004, and was finally approved in 2011. Funding was approved in June 2014 and construction started in fall 2014.