5 Features January 30, 2009
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COUNTRY OF ISRAEL Off
If you could visit any
country, what would it be
Fluent in Hebrew, student absorbs and why?
culture, relates it to American life
Staff Writer notice it. And there’s no ranch. I went into
McDonald’s and asked for ranch and they
Over winter break, Red Bluff student didn’t even know what it was,” she said. Spencer Ford (9)
Sabrina Schloss went overseas to Israel for The fact that there were soldiers
thirteen days. everywhere was a big adjustment for her.
Due to the war, soldiers had been placed all
“Because they have beautiful
Sabrina left from L.A. on Christmas Eve
and got back on Jan. 10. She has been there over for security precautions landscape and trees.”
once before when she was six or seven and “We were going through one of the
enjoys going a lot. She went to visit her checkpoints and they had all of these soldiers
family and arrived ironically on the day that and had a gun pointed at our car! I can
the war began. understand why but it was really scary!”
However, she stayed north of Jerusalem Sabrina said that the most memorable
and stayed away from the south where the part of her trip was staying in the safe room
war was going on. in Kibbutz. It was a great experience that
“It was really cool because we got there will stick with her.
the day that the war began. It was so cool “The Kibbutz is so cool its like one joined
to be a part of something like that,” said community,” said Schloss.
Schloss. Schloss said that even though there was
While Sabrina was there she went to a lot a war going you could not tell. She said that
of the major museums and monuments and the people act just like they would on any
found that things there are very different normal day. Karley Douglas (10)
from in the United States. Sabrina said she had a lot of fun on Brazil
“It was weird because everywhere we the trip and enjoys it so much over there. “Because itʼs beautiful there.”
went there were soldiers with big guns She says that it is so different from things
guarding it, like at the store and stuff. here and is a nice change of pace. She will
The people over there don’t even seem to remember the experience forever.
Book Club looking for students Budget problem
interested in reading, discussions forcing students
Katie Herringer in and check out the meetings the members are interested in
Do you like to read? Do
that always take place in the
The meetings will be held
and enjoy reading.
At the moment the group is
reading the “Southern Vampire
to rethink college Derek Jones (11)
you have some free time after from now until the end of the Mystery” series written by Less admittance, higher costs “Because I would like to see
school? Do you want to be able school year. Charlaine Harris. kangaroos.”
to share your views and opinions
about books with others?
So far the book club has held
three meetings and includes
With the different people
that come into the group, the
act as deterrent for application
If this sounds like you, or about ten students. The number club will get a more broad sense provide $5,000 in financial
something you might want to do, is expected to keep growing as of ideas and different tastes in Staff Writer
then you may be interested in more and more students learn book types. To be eligible, you must be
checking out the new book club about the club. Junior Melissa Renteria feels a full time high school student,
As graduation approaches
that meets here on campus. At the meetings the members that the best part of being in the have a GPA of 3.0, but you don’t
for our seniors, it seems that
Run by the Assets after discuss what kind of books they book club is that you get to share need to know anything about
there is less money going
school program, the book club are like to read or are interested your ideas with other people golf.
toward our schools.
meets every Wednesday after in trying out. about the different books you There also is the KFC
This means that schools are
school from 3:30 until 4:30. Once the group has discussed read as a group. scholarship. You have to be a
starting to make budget cuts,
Any students who are the different types of books, they United States Citizen or resident
leaving seniors frantic about
interested in participating in find a book or series of books and you must have a GPA of
BOOK CLUB: Page 6 how they’re going to afford
the club are welcome to go on that fit into the different genres 2.75 or higher in order to apply.
Since the school doesn’t
There’s even a scholarship Chelsea Fugate(12)
that you can get with just helping Australia
have as much money they are
out your community. That
starting programs such as Cash “They have language and culture,
scholarship is called the Metro
for College workshops to help and I have a friend there.”
PCS Community Scholar.
out our senior students get into
“There are many
college. Cash for College will
scholarships out there; all the
be held Feb. 12.
students have to do is sign up
There’s also a College
for them,” said Mr. Polster.
Connection Information Night
There’s the Best Buy
that will be held on February
scholarship program. All you
5 at 6 p.m. in the media center.
have to do is apply December
As you can see the school is
28, 2008- February 15, 2009.
trying there best to help out the
You must have solid grades,
senior’s get into college.
be involved in volunteered
“There are two types of
community service or work
grants. The CAL Grant and the
PELL Grant and you don’t have
There is a Latino Outreach
to pay those back,” said the head
of Tehama County High School
counselor, Ted Polster.
Scholarship. You must come Tom Boyes (teacher)
Only 24 out of 100
students get a full-ride to a
from a family in which at Australia
four year college. But don’t
least one parent is of Latino or “There are a lot of open fields, so
Hispanic heritage, a Tehama I can ride horses.”
be discouraged, there are
county High School senior and
many scholarships out there
have a GPA of at least 2.0.
that seniors can receive. Such
For more information on
as the Northern California
TALK ABOUT AN Golf Association Foundation
scholarships, any counselor on
campus is a great resource.
ADRENALINE RUSH! The Golf Foundation will
You’ll also get career training and money for college.
If you’re ready for the excitement, join the
Army National Guard today.
Kim Gleason (teacher)
“So I can track family history.“
Sound Off by Madi Cumpton