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California on fire

California on fire

Josephine Rozzelle, Editor-in-chief

December 11, 2018

While the Camp Fire in Butte County made state history last month as the most destructive and deadliest fire to ever burn in California, scientists believe it is just one of the effects caused by shifts in Earth’s climate. An increase in wildfire frequency is one of many possible repercussions of climate change, according to the Fourth National Climate Asses...

Poor air quality from California fire impacts students and faculty

Grade chair Allyson Maebert puts on a mask in the Main Hall before going outside of the Flood Mansion. Many students and faculty chose to wear masks to prevent inhaling smoke particles.

Gray Timberlake, Senior Reporter

November 15, 2018

WEB EXCLUSIVE Due to the unhealthy air quality index in the Bay Area caused by smoke from the Camp Fire in Butte County, winter sports teams have had improvised workouts this week, and school will not be in session tomorrow. The Camp Fire, which began at 6:30 a.m. on Nov. 8 on Camp Creek Road in Butt...

Sports practices resume after air quality improves

The Varsity Volleyball team stretches together to prepare for practice after having the past several days off. The team as well as all other school related sports, resumed practices  as normal today after school.

Jordan Russell, Senior Reporter

October 16, 2017

WEB EXCLUSIVE Indoor and outdoor sports practices resumed today after several days off last week due to the poor air quality from the raging fires in the North Bay. “We canceled practices based on the air quality index,” Athletic Director Elena DeSantis said.  “Outdoor practices were canceled qui...

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