The A-Blast

Places currently hiring

Elias Moura, Staff Writer

March 14, 2018

Filed under In-Depth

ALDI Currently looking for more store associates. Responsibilities will include everything from working as a cashier to a stocker. In addition to handling a range of grocery items, including produce, milk and dairy, employees...

Q&A with Robin Roth

Casey Nguyen, In-Depth Editor

March 14, 2018

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Q: What is the difference between an internship and a job? A: An internship can really be any volunteer work and isn't always necessarily paid. Sometimes it is. So, it is all up to the individual internship if you get paid or not...

Should high school students have job? YES

Casey Nguyen, In-Depth Editor

March 14, 2018

Filed under In-Depth

Money may be green but it surely does not grow on trees. Instead, it is achieved through hard work, sweat and dedication. It is not something that can be easily handed to you just because you scream at the top of your lungs, “I...

How to write a resume

Casey Nguyen, In-Depth Editor

March 13, 2018

Filed under In-Depth, News

CHOOSE A RESUME FORMAT There are three types of professional resume formats: chronological, combination and functional. Most jobs seek chronological resume formats, which is traditional and familiar to recruiters. However, it...

Interview Tips

Kimberly Vaides, In-Depth Editor

March 13, 2018

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You enter the building that you hope will be you work location? Your heart jitters a bit wondering what the employers will ask. In a short amount of  time, you have to sell yourself to convince them that you are the most qual...

The distractions of high school relationships

Elias Moura, Staff Writer

March 5, 2018

Filed under In-Depth

On one fateful night during a karaoke sesh at a ski lodge, a girl is pushed onto the stage by someone in the crowd and a microphone is shoved forcefully into her hand. The same action appears to occur to a young boy across fro...

Who wears the pants?

Kimberly Vaides and Casey Nguyen

February 14, 2018

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As senior Ben Suarez walked into Roberto Obando’s Pre-calculus class his first day of junior year, he took a seat and did not take notice of those around him. This included the girl that strolled into the classroom with her...

Fiction versus reality

Elias Moura, Staff Writer

February 14, 2018

Filed under In-Depth

Walking down the hall, you are met by strange glances and inquiries. Whispers follow your every move until you run into a hard chest. Falling from the impact, the books you were holding fall to the ground. As you slowly reach...

How NOT to break up with someone

Kimberly Vaides, In-Depth Editor

February 14, 2018

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There are dozens of couples in the hallways that cling to each other in more ways than one. High school relationships are well-known for their displays of affection and rumors. When a couple calls it quits, there are appropriate...

Take the public out of PDA

Casey Nguyen, In-Depth Editor

February 14, 2018

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Ding! The bell sounds, marking the seven-minute free time before the next class. Seven minutes; you know what that means? The perfect time for all the couples to get together for some action. Falling in love is a wonderful thing...

Juniors rally to protect immigrants

Khadija Ahmed, Staff Writer

January 25, 2018

Filed under In-Depth

Hundreds of people flooding Washington D.C. shout, “What do we want?” “The DREAM Act!” Their hands pump into the air as they all crowd around the steps of the Cannon House Office Building. This is what juniors Alvin Kim,...

Trump enforces the T in T.P.S.

Kimberly Vaides, In-Depth Editor

January 25, 2018

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Sophomore Jennifer Sanchez had an immediate and fearful reaction to the Trump Administration’s decision to end temporary protected status (T.P.S.) for roughly 200,000 Salvadorans. Sanchez’s mother has had a stable job for...

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