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Oh Christmas Tree

Madison Rodgers, Reporter
December 17
Filed under Just For Fun, News, Uncategorized

One of America’s favorite Christmas traditions is the Christmas tree, but where did this tradition come from?  It’s crazy how most Americans spend a great deal of time and money on the Christmas tree, and yet they do not know where this tradition came from. In ancient times people believed that...

Birthday Cake

Madison Rodgers, Reporter
December 17
Filed under Just For Fun

  Close your eyes, make a wish and blow out the candles.  We all have done this at some point in our life, but how did this tradition come to be?  The ancient Greeks first made cakes in the shape of a moon to honor Artemis, the god of the moon.  They placed a candle in the cake to make it...

Swimming and Diving off to record breaking start

Swimming and Diving off to record breaking start

Samatha Hallier, For the Coronado Crest
December 13
Filed under Sports

On November 23, eighteen Coronado swimmers and divers competed at the North Zone TISCA Invitational. The swimmers and divers qualified for this meet by achieving a certain time standard in a race or reach a certain score. They competed against some of the fastest swimmers and some of the most talented di...

Overcoming adversity

Overcoming adversity

Abbe Alvarez, Sports Editor
December 13
Filed under Sports

As spectators, one sees athletes getting injured during their career, some minor and some major and career threatening. For the most part professional athletes struggle with coming back from the dreaded injury notorious for ruining careers tearing their ACL.         Senior Duncan Douglas s...

Gaming daze

Gaming daze

Nicole Pedroza, For the Coronado Crest
December 13
Filed under Entertainment

  “Games like Grand theft auto, Borderlands, Skyrim Legend, and the Legend of Zelda are taking over the minds and attention of teens all over the world,” a sophomore at Coronado High School, Alex Magana said. These games are often deemed distracting and nerdy. But to some these games are a ...

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