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Espada y Escudo

Espada y Escudo

The Student News Site of Vel Phillips Memorial

Ending The School Year On a Good Note

Ending The School Year On a Good Note

PJ Mulkey May 1, 2024

The school year is almost over Spartans! That means a long summer break and fun days for most until the fall comes around again. Most people end the school year relieved and with a sense of accomplishment...

Make This Summer Count!

Make This Summer Count!

Hayat Brahmer, Student Life Editor May 1, 2024

Get excited because Summer is almost here! That means more time to see your friends, family, and enjoy no school! It is important to spend this time destress and do things you enjoy. It is also a great...

AP Testing

AP Testing

Hayat Brahmer, Student Life Editor May 1, 2024

It is AP Test time!! But don’t let that stress you out! You have been working hard all year and have hopefully started studying…(if you haven't started this is your friendly reminder to start:)) AP...

Earth Day 2024: Celebrate With 10 DIY Upcycling Projects!

Earth Day 2024: Celebrate With 10 DIY Upcycling Projects!

Nina Zhu May 1, 2024

Earth Day may have just passed, but that doesn’t mean we should stop celebrating the planet we live on! The spirit of Earth Day is something we can carry with us throughout the year in our daily actions...

Why You Dont Need Water To Live

Why You Don’t Need Water To Live

Hayat Brahmer, Student Life April 1, 2024

Water is becoming less and less accessible. This is leading more and more people to start living without H2O, something that has been possible but not usually done. It is time...

The Easiest Way to get 100% in any Class

The Easiest Way to get 100% in any Class

Jonathan Buscher April 1, 2024

DISCLAIMER: THIS ARTICLE IS SATIRE AND IS MEANT FOR ENTERTAINMENT PURPOSES ONLY. Over my past four years at Memorial, one question that students in my classes have consistently pondered is what the...

Why Is Asher Willis In All My Clubs

Why Is Asher Willis In All My Clubs

PJ Mulkey, Student Life April 1, 2024

Asher Willis is an aspiring student leader at VPM, he helped manage during the cross country season and is now running in track and field. I am also in these sports but Asher is also in every club I'm...

Addams Family Reveiw

Addams Family Reveiw

PJ Mulkey March 1, 2024

The Memorial drama department just had their annual winter musical! This year it was the Addams Family, a story of romance, comedy, and drama. It was truly a spectacle as it told the story of Wednesday...

Why You Should Be Excited For March

Why You Should Be Excited For March

Hayat Brahmer, Student Life March 1, 2024

Happy March Spartans! March can be easily forgotten and not seen as a great month and I am here to remind you why it is so great! First off, March is the first month that can be considered spring! Our...

10 Valentines Gift Ideas

10 Valentines Gift Ideas

Nina Zhu February 5, 2024

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, it’s time to show our appreciation for our loved ones, whether it’s a friend or a special someone. Here’s a list of fun and unique gift ideas to make...

College Check In

College Check In

Hayat Brahmer, Student Life Editor February 1, 2024

Even though the second semester, the cold, and school may feel overwhelming right now there are still many exciting things happening! One of them being, college letters coming out!!! If you applied early...

Fun February Activities!

Fun February Activities!

Hayat Brahmer, Student Life Editor February 1, 2024

Winter can feel like it goes on forever and you may frequently find yourself thinking, “what should I do?” Even though the activities that require warmth are no longer possible there are many activities...

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