The Nexus

Madelyn Comstock

Madelyn Comstock, Staff Writer

Madelyn Comstock (10) is in her first year as a part of The Nexus. She’s an artist who loves Studio Ghibli and reading. Outside of school, she enjoys thrift shopping and hanging out with friends.

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Senior Athletes: College Commits

Senior Athletes: College Commits

June 3, 2022

Dianna Lee Dianna Lee (12) has been golfing ever since she could walk. From a young age, she was inseparable from the sport and very soon, she will be at the prestigious campus of Northwestern University,...

Left to right: Jonathan McPherson (11), Shai Davis (11), and Tyler Shaw (12) perform in theater-hosted One Acts, May 12. They sit on the stage as their characters reflect on past experiences and the future.

Theater showcases One Acts

June 3, 2022

After spending most of the year brainstorming, Cassandra Nguyen (12) finally found an idea that would inspire her next play: the PACER fitness test. She realized she could relate the concept of the...

Matthew Deverell (12) marches in the Poway Parade, Sept. 11th. Deverell has been in NJROTC since freshman year.

Deverell receives $220,000 ROTC scholarship

May 6, 2022

Ever since he first heard about the national Navy ROTC scholarship in freshman year, Matthew Deverell (12) has worked towards achieving it to cover his college tuition. “I’ve always wanted to...

Imposter syndrome won’t stop me from finding my niche

April 8, 2022

Among Us may have died out, but sometimes I still feel like an impostor faking my way through life.  Everyone always seems to know what they’re doing, but even after being a part of the newspaper...

Frequent seat changes makes me sad

Frequent seat changes makes me sad

March 18, 2022

On a recent Monday morning, I walked into math class. I greeted my tablemates and plopped my backpack onto the floor. But before I could sit down I heard the teacher announce, “Alright class,...

Cultural names connect students to roots

March 18, 2022

Anupama Khanwale (10) was named after her mom’s classmate. According to Khanwale, she was given this name because her mom wanted her to be smart like her classmate. “Parents name their kids after...

Immunocompromised students balance health, educational needs

January 28, 2022

Since birth, Lola Ferguson (10) has suffered from cystic fibrosis. The disease weakens her organs, putting her at risk of developing other complications that could compromise her health.  According...

Domingo’s 22 points pace win over MC

January 28, 2022

In a close game between Westview and Mt. Carmel, the boys basketball team pushed through and secured a 73-66 victory, Jan. 7. Despite an early Mt. Carmel lead during the first quarter, the Wolverines...

Cavendish Bryant teaches STEM

Cavendish Bryant teaches STEM

December 17, 2021

Abbey Cavendish Bryant had known that she would become a teacher since a young age. According to Cavendish Bryant, what she envisioned for her career path following high school was almost identical...

Peng coaches girls basketball at Del Norte

Peng coaches girls basketball at Del Norte

December 17, 2021

Melissa Peng hadn’t expected to end up back in San Diego. Originally, she planned on staying in New York City to find a job after graduating from New York University. “My original plan was to...

Black Friday shopping celebrates the true spirit of Thanksgiving

Black Friday shopping celebrates the true spirit of Thanksgiving

November 19, 2021

I’ve always been told that Thanksgiving is a time for family and gratitude for everything you have and the things that are important to you. But so what if we’re supposed to be extra thankful this...

Dahl adapts after sister departs for college, grapples with new absence

October 8, 2021

Growing up the youngest of four sisters, Meredith Dahl (10) was accustomed to goodbyes. But this time, it was different. “With my other sisters, they would be gone at school and their jobs,” Dahl...

Lillie finds ways to cope with social anxiety, adjusts to adapted on-campus environment

October 8, 2021

Micayla Lillie (10) has struggled with social anxiety for as long as she can remember. One of her main challenges is finding ways to release nervous energy during interactions. As a result, she often...

Students combat extreme heat, find ways to stay cool

August 27, 2021

Zoey Choi (10) tugged at her shirt collar in the sticky heat. She much preferred lounging in her air-conditioned bedroom with a book in hand. Many San Diegans relish the hot weather, but others, like Choi,...

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