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The heat is on

There are over 5,762 fire incidents in California with the most recent fires on Aug. 18 and Aug. 19. The hot weather and lightning storms worsened the fires.

Alina Kushner, Senior Reporter

August 19, 2020

California residents woke up this morning to clouds of ash outside their windows due to fires sparked by lightning strikes.  Smoke from fires as close as Monterey, Fresno and Sacramento have drifted into San Francisco and caused the air quality to worsen. There are a growing 5,762 fire incidents in...

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...

SIA food drive for fire victims ends

Junior Caroline Phillipps puts food into a donation bin for victims of the North Bay fire. The drive, which started Monday, ends today.

Laura Mogannam, Senior Reporter

October 25, 2017

WEB EXCLUSIVE A food drive held by the Students in Action club, SIA, for victims of the North Bay fires will end today after school. Members of the Convent & Stuart Hall community can donate ready-to-eat non-perishable goods before the end of last period. “Mr. O’Connor sent out an email ad...

Students raise money for California fire relief using 3-D printer

Art Council Representative Isabella Bermejo cleans up the edges of the words

Caroline Thompson, Reporter

October 20, 2017

WEB EXCLUSIVE  The Art Council began efforts to raise money to support victims of the California fires by designing 3-D printed pins to be sold to the high school student body. “We wanted to do something to help support victims of the fires,” sophomore and council member Margaret Millar said. ...

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