The Guard Dog

The Guard Dog

Memories from 2017-2018

Memories from 2017-2018

S Stewart

June 6, 2018


Filed under JLMS News

Hello all, The end of the year is nearing! We have interviewed some of the newspaper team to hear their feelings about their upcoming summer and this past year. Interesting Quotes MO: “I feel like it isn’t the end of the year because we are doing way too much in class usually we are just watc...

Outdoor seating!?!?

Outdoor seating!?!?

May 30, 2018


Filed under JLMS News, Showcase

I am going to break down the timeline of lunch for you.  A long time ago, definitely more than ten years, there was a principle named Ms. Nazarian, and this principal made the exact same mistake that your very own Mr. Reidy is about to make right here at James Lick. There was a one period lunch at...

Frankly Mr. Reidy, your ideas for lunch are trash

Frankly Mr. Reidy, your ideas for lunch are trash

Katrina Pehling, Staff Writer

May 23, 2018


Filed under JLMS News, Opinion, Showcase

On Monday May 14th, I came into the lunchroom to find that I had nowhere to sit with my friends. I asked where all of the stools and chairs had gone, they had apparently been removed and replaced with more tables. This sweep of all extra seating is the doing of Principal Reidy. I’m sure this decision...

Golden State Killer: Unmasked?

Golden State Killer: Unmasked?

Sofia Lopez, Editorial Board and Reporter

May 22, 2018


Filed under History, JLMS News, Showcase, Uncategorized

Joseph James De'Angelo, 72, has been charged with 12 murders in four counties. These murders have been linked to the assailant known as the Golden State Killer AKA the East Area Rapist and the Original Night Stalker. The Golden State killer was a serial killer, serial rapist, and a serial burglar who...

Yanny or Laurel?

Yanny or Laurel?

Evie Chien, Editor in Chief

May 17, 2018


Filed under Bulldog Blast, Culture, JLMS News, Opinion, Showcase

Recently, Cloe Feldman posted an audio clip of someone saying Yanny/Laurel. People are saying its the audio version of the dress. Different people claim to hear one or the other and sometimes both. If you copy this link, https://www.vox.com/2018/5/15/17357684/yanny-or-laurel-audio you can listen to it. Comment down below and say wha...

Restorative Circle? Naahhh…

Restorative Circle? Naahhh…

Evie Chien, Editor in Chief

May 16, 2018


Filed under Culture, Interviews, JLMS News, Opinion, Reviews, Showcase

Restorative circles are supposed to help people solve problems. But do they actually? Otherwise people don't take it seriously enough to actually solve their problems. People goof off making other not feel comfortable sharing what they are going through, what they are upset about.  Interviews: Rebecca: ...

Donald Trump is Canceling Honduran TPS

Donald Trump is Canceling Honduran TPS

Sofia Lopez, Reporter and Editorial Board

May 16, 2018


Filed under JLMS News, Showcase, Uncategorized

As of Friday May 4th, the Trump administration announced that they will be no longer be granting Temporary Protection Status or TPS to 57,000 Houndurans who've been living in the US for over 20 years. TPS is a protection given to people in the wake of humanitarian disasters in their home countries. They'll...

7th grade testing schedule

7th grade testing schedule

Evie Chien, Editor in Chief

May 2, 2018


Filed under JLMS News, Showcase

Next week, May 7-11 is time for all 7th graders to take SBAC tests. There have been rumors of 7th graders getting released early. This is TRUE!!!!!!!!!!! 7th graders will not go to their 7th and 8th period classes unlike a normal day. The exeptional day is Monday where it will be a regular early release...

Too munch at lunch

Too munch at lunch

May 2, 2018


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Recently Mr. Timothy Reidy has been holding meetings on the possibility of a one period lunch.  This would entail all of the school eating lunch at the same time, as of now the 6th and 8th graders eat during 5th period and the 7th eat during 4th.        If this is implemented, the school cafeteria...

People who are part of the LGBTQ+ community: Alan Turing

People who are part of the LGBTQ+ community: Alan Turing

May 2, 2018


Filed under Bulldog Blast, Culture, History, JLMS News, Showcase

Alan Turing was a British scientist and computer scientist. During World War II, he made a machine that helped break the German Enigma code. Alan Turing is said to be LGBT. Like other gay men, he was convicted acts of gross indecency. Turing chose therapy, which resulted in bodily changes. He was...

People who were LGBTQ+ that changed the world

People who were LGBTQ+ that changed the world

May 2, 2018


Filed under Bulldog Blast, Culture, History, JLMS News, Showcase

James Lick is celebrating gay pride this May. One famous painter is thought to be LGBTQ+ Leonardo da Vinci was one of the greatest Renaissance painter in history. Some of his greatest paintings include Mona Lisa, and the Last Supper. He was suspected to be part of the LGBTQ+ community. Leonardo...

Selena Quintanilla: Her Life

Selena Quintanilla: Her Life

Sofia Lopez, Reporter and Editorial Board

April 12, 2018


Filed under History, Showcase, Uncategorized

Selena Quintanilla was an American singer, songwriter, spokesperson, model, actress, and fashion designer. She was called the Queen of Tejano music, and her contributions to music and fashion made her one of the most celebrated Mexican-American entertainers of the late 20th century. Media outlets called...

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