• Trump’s Proposal on Citizenship

    Trump’s Proposal on Citizenship

    Gretchen Baez

    February 8, 2018

    It hasn't always been the easiest process for immigrants to gain citizenship in the United States, but after President Donald Trump took office, pathway for citizenship became even more challenging. President Trump began his presidency with a focus that has already affected many families by increasing bar...

    Immigrants’ future hang in the balance as congress debates, pathway to citizenship.

    Nitish Meena

  • Behind The Hashtag

    Behind The Hashtag

    Daniela Zavala

    February 2, 2018

    Every 98 seconds an American is sexually assaulted. Meanwhile, only 6 out of 1,000  perpetrators will end up in prison, according to Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network. (RAINN). That's a devastating statistic, so it's no wonder that in recent news, the #MeToo and #TimesUp movement have been...

    17,700,000 women have reported a sexual assault since 1998 according to metoomvmt.org

  • YouTube “Stars”

    YouTube “Stars”

    Jenifer Morales

    February 2, 2018

    Throughout the years, entertainment has changed dramatically with YouTube, which allows users to watch whatever videos they want whenever they want.  The introduction of YouTube also opens doors for fame seekers, as it gives many people a platform to perform. Some people believe that YouTubers shouldn...

    Many videos are posted everyday, but some videos shouldn't be allowed on the Internet.

    Olly Lennard

  • TPS Revoked For Thousands Of Salvadorans

    TPS Revoked For Thousands Of Salvadorans

    Jose Guzman, Staff Writer

    February 1, 2018

    As of recently, TPS has been ended for Salvadorans, putting over 200,000 people in danger of deportation. TPS, meaning Temporary Protected Status, is given to victims of natural disasters, allowing them to live and work legally in the U.S. Over 200,000 Salvadorans were granted temporary protection...

    The decision to remove protected status will affect both migrants and the industries they work in. The construction industry is slated to be the most affected.

    Daniel Lobo

  • Pardoned Sheriff Announces Senate Run

    Pardoned Sheriff Announces Senate Run

    John Brown, Staff Writer

    February 1, 2018

    Joe Arpaio, the former Maricopa County, Arizona sheriff  known for his harsh immigration views is making a run for the US Senate. Arpaio said his conviction was a “political witch hunt by holdovers in the Obama Justice Department.”  But with Arpaio’s convictions and biases towards immigrants, ...

    Sheriff Joe Arpaio was pardoned by President Donald J. Trump. Arpaio is now making a Senate run in the State of Arizona. Arpaio had previous charges of criminal contempt for wrongfully imprisoning people.


  • Get Seen!

    Get Seen!

    November 9, 2017

    Students in Round Lake High School's journalism production class are trying new things this year. In addition to the online publication, which comes out monthly, the staff will be rolling out a print magazine in December. There are various ways students can have their voices heard and their talents showcased....

    For your reading pleasure, The Blaize will be rolling out a print magazine in December. Please contribute any artwork, S/Os, or inspirational quotes.


  • Proud Hispanic Heritage

    Proud Hispanic Heritage

    Gretchen Baez

    November 7, 2017

    Round Lake Senior High School, very proud of its high percentages of Hispanic culture, kicked off the month of October with a celebration that mainly focused on the recognition of the Hispanic heritage. RLHS is continuing a tradition started by President Lyndon Johnson in 1968. President Johnson started...

    Calacas are a common sight during Day of the Dead.

    Valeria Almaraz

  • No need to stress, FAFSA is here!

    No need to stress, FAFSA is here!

    Megan Smith

    November 6, 2017

     As college is approaching for many junior and seniors at Round Lake High School, so does the question, How am I going to pay for school? One big answer to that question is FAFSA, which stands for Free Application for Federal Student Aid. If you’re a student interested in attending college, now is t...

    You may find yourself being this stressed when looking at the price tag of your dream college.


  • Adjusting to a New Grading System

    Adjusting to a New Grading System

    Jose Guzman

    November 6, 2017

    The world of standards-based grading is one of complexity, with both staff and students wondering how this nation-wide system affects our performance. Teachers from all over the school have different opinions about how the standards-based grading system affects their class structure and their pupils’ perfo...

    Buckle up! All students pay close attention to their educational performance. However, standards-based grading greatly affects the perception of this performance.


  • Turn your ChristMESS into the ChristBEST

    Turn your ChristMESS into the ChristBEST

    Jayda Delatorre

    November 6, 2017

    Holiday seasons- although fun- are often a time of stress. Festivities can become overwhelming when there is so much going on. Here at Round Lake High School, the holiday season is not taken lightly. However, between all the homework, stress of finals, and familial fun to keep track of, many people find s...

    Various clubs, plus the bands and choirs at Round Lake High School have an exciting December in store for students. Be sure to take note of these days so you can make sure to squeeze in some holiday fun this year.

    Torsten Dettlaff

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