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Our School Needs Free Press

Staff Editorial and Staff Editorial

March 17, 2010

Filed under Opinion

In light of the recent budget crisis and the cutbacks in our education system, many classes at Miramonte may cease to exist after this year. We, the Mirador staff, are asking the Miramonte community to support the continuation... Read more »

Budget Cuts Force District to Desperate Measures

Elizabeth Lenczowski, Elizabeth Lenczowski, and Elizabeth Lenczowski

March 12, 2010

Filed under News

Since Thursday, March 4, 75 teachers in the Acalanes Union High School District have received preliminary layoff notices in response to the $4.8 million cut to the district’s 2010-2011 budget.  To offset the decreased funding,... Read more »

Mock Trial Team Defeats Campolindo

Eric Hass

March 12, 2010

Filed under News

On March 2, the Miramonte Mock Trial defense team defeated Campolindo High School’s prosecution team in the league finals at the Contra Costa County Courthouse in Martinez. Miramonte’s hard work in six prior victories this... Read more »

Corporations, Please Don’t Be Evil

Michael Roe

March 12, 2010

Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Google’s 2005 launch of “Google China” (google.cn) marked the beginning of the  iconic company’s display of international power and unique foreign policy, both of which have developed in light of recent Chinese controversies.... Read more »

Random Person of the Issue: Sonia Abraham

Evelyn Alper

March 12, 2010

Filed under Feature, Top Stories

Every issue, Mirador selects an individual to feature based on their sport, talent, or miscellaneous hobby. This issue, however, Mirador selected a student blindly from the yearbook. Mirador will... Read more »

Baseball Looks for NCS Repeat

Grant Huhn

March 12, 2010

Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Coming off from a very impressive season and an NCS title last year, the Matadors are hopeful that the incoming talent this season will be enough to lead them to another NCS championship. The Mats, who graduated a significant... Read more »

Is the “One Year” Rule Worth Following? Pro

Katherine Doyle

March 12, 2010

Filed under Opinion

The “one year” rule stipulates that newly licensed drivers cannot drive passengers under the age of 25 until they have kept their license for one year. Students and parents are aware of how often this law is broken. Should... Read more »

Frisbee Flies Towards Tournaments

Sean McGeer

March 12, 2010

Filed under Sports

The Miramonte Ultimate Frisbee team is ramping up for competition as tournament season rapidly approaches. The captains scheduled conditioning and extra practices in order to prepare the athletes for their upcoming games. [caption... Read more »

Girls Should Break Tradition and Ask Boys to Prom

Jessica Coleman

March 12, 2010

Filed under Opinion

Most traditions deserve to be honored. However, some are old-fashioned and need to be thrown away, updated,  and replaced. Girls place supreme importance on one event each year: prom. They obsess over dresses, makeup, shoes,... Read more »

Our School Needs Free Press

March 12, 2010

Filed under Opinion

In light of the recent budget crisis and the cutbacks in our education system, many classes at Miramonte may cease to exist after this year. We, the Mirador staff, are asking the Miramonte community to support the continuation... Read more »