April 11, 2019

  • June 1943: Steve Rogers becomes Captain America.

  • January 1949: S.H.I.E.L.D. is founded.

  • November 1988: Peter Quill is abducted from Earth by Youndu.

  • 1995: Carol Danvers removes the Kree implant that was suppressing her powers, allowing her to reach her full potential.

  • April 2005: Bruce Banner becomes the Hulk.

  • October 2010: Tony Stark becomes Iron Man.

  • June 2011: Odin strips Thor of his powers...

April 11, 2019

Petaluma is a city with deep roots in ranching and agriculture. Because farming, and more importantly, dairy farming, is such a major aspect of culture in Petaluma, many families across town have deep roots in the industry of agriculture. The lifestyles of the students with a background in these family farms revolve around one of the defining aspects of the Petaluma community. Samantha Gambonini, sophomore, is a fifth generati...

April 11, 2019

Petaluma Market:

I recently stopped by Petaluma Market and, as usual, I had to look at the dessert section. All the cakes, tarts and cheesecakes looked amazing, but one thing in particular stood out from the rest: the 10 ounce, five layer chocolate cake that appeared to be the size of my head. It was only $5.99, so, of course, I bought it. When I got home, I instantly tore into the plastic box and forked up a bite that included...

April 11, 2019

The class of 2020 is stepping up the game in leadership and school spirit for their remaining year  at Petaluma High. The final class representatives have been selected and are ready to lead the school through the 2019-2020 school year. ASB president-elect Lucie Ellis, junior, has been working hard for this position since freshman year, along with ASB vice president-elect Lily Paschoal, junior. The vice president of ASB repres...

April 11, 2019

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, more commonly known as PTSD, is a mental disorder that affects more than 3 million people per year. PTSD is known to affect individuals who experience or witness a traumatic event that they later have trouble letting go of or getting over. PTSD is most common in veterans and those returning from a warzone, but it is also present in cases of rape, murder, terrorism, combat, natural disasters and...

April 11, 2019

On Friday, March 15, tragedy struck the nation of New Zealand when a mass shooting occurred at Christchurch. Brenton Tarrant, a male Australian citizen, went to Christchurch Mosque and intentionally shot 50 people; 42 of them died at the scene, while 8 died of gunshot wounds later. The shooting came as a shock to the country and the nation’s leaders immediately recognized the need for a change.

In the wake of the country's trag...

April 11, 2019

Petaluma High School’s Trojan Live has recently experienced a series of technical difficulties, mostly involving the Tricaster hard drive. According to multiple students involved in Trojan Live, the Tricaster hard drive was fried to the extent in which it was made unusable.

The class has had to learn how to keep a positive mindset in order to persevere and to continue to create a product that represents the school. “The class i...

April 11, 2019

Calvin Desir, Sydney Aiello and Jeremy Richman were all affected by mass shootings that took the lives of loved ones, causing lasting effects and ultimately leading them to commit suicide. On March 17, 2019, Sydney Aiello, 19-year old graduate of Marjory Stoneman Douglas  (MSD) High School, was found dead after taking her own life. Aiello was a survivor of the Parkland shooting and was diagnosed with PTSD as well as survivor’s...

April 11, 2019

In the green plains and rolling hills west of Petaluma in Marin County, lies the Pomi Ranch. Petaluma High students Derrick and Logan Pomi, senior and sophomore respectively, are the fourth generation of their family to live and work on the ranch. The 800 acres, purchased by their great-grandfather in 1901, was a large dairy until 1998. Today the Pomi Family oversees 504 sprawling acres of beef and dairy cows.

As with many Peta...

April 11, 2019

(Editor's Note: This article is fictionalized to describe the Every 15 Minutes activity Petaluma High students participated in as a real life event. While this event did not actually happen, this article reflects the events surrounding the simulated crash.)

The Petaluma community is grieving after a devastating car crash in front of Petaluma High School on Thursday, April 4 took the lives of two students and left one paralyzed....

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