Monthly Archives: October 2017

A Season of Breaking Streaks by Garett Lee

On Saturday and Sunday, September 16 and 17, Newbury Park Adventist Academy hosted its annual flag football tournament. Teams came from Los Angeles Adventist Academy, Redlands Adventist Academy, and Glendale Adventist Academy to compete against each other. Even a girl’s alumni team consisting of graduated NPAA athletes participated. Games were held on the NPAA and [...]

By |October 30th, 2017|The Gator Gazette|0 Comments

Wildfire Devastates Redwood Adventist Academy by Newspaper Staff

As wildfires sweep across Northern and Southern California the last month, the Tubbs wildfire devastated Redwood Adventist Academy (RAA) on October 9 2017. Thankfully, there were no students or faculty there at the time. School resumed at a different location a week later, but the school campus, founded in 1931,was completely destroyed. The school services [...]

By |October 30th, 2017|The Gator Gazette, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Making of Halloween by Anders Nordquist

Today, Halloween is a time to have fun and satisfy a hungry sweet tooth. It is known as a carefree holiday where people dress up in their favorite costume and celebrate with their friends, but do you know where it came from? Halloween is suspected to have come from the Celtic festival of Samhain, which [...]

By |October 30th, 2017|The Gator Gazette|0 Comments

Pumpkin Carving: Dead or Alive? by Brian Alvarez

It’s October! As the spookiest month of the year arrives, it also brings many seasonal traditions. It brings trick-or-treating, scary stories, spontaneous Disneyland trips, scary movie marathons, etc. Among the surplus of Halloween activities, one of the most prominent activities is pumpkin carving. There are many different ways to carve a pumpkin. Traditional pumpkin carvings [...]

By |October 30th, 2017|The Gator Gazette|0 Comments

How to be a Hollovvegan by Jesse Smith

Halloween is known across America as a day for enjoyment and partaking in a longstanding tradition of giving away candy. A trend that has recently emerged and grown in popularity is being vegan. Unfortunately, they don’t always go together. Vegans don’t eat any food with animal products, such as milk and eggs. However, most of [...]

By |October 30th, 2017|The Gator Gazette|0 Comments

What’s Hidden in the Fogg of Mystery? by Jesse Smith

Between classes and after school activities many students don’t get a chance to ask guests the questions they’d like to know. The probing questions of life that determine the kind of person one really are. Here is a snapshot into NPAA’s Fall 2017 Week of Prayer speaker: Buell Fogg. How did you meet your wife? [...]

By |October 30th, 2017|The Gator Gazette, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Sports Casualties

Anders Nordquist – Black eye and concussion Ashley Ramos – Knee injury Zoey Potter – Knee injury Claire Neslund – Sprained Ankle Mike Zhou – Eye injury Sophie Kalberg – Broken nose, black eye, and concussion Seth Davis – Leg injury

By |October 30th, 2017|The Gator Gazette|0 Comments

Gator Girls Slay Their Season by Trieu Nguyen

Volleyball is an important activity in the lives of many of the girls at Newbury Park Adventist Academy.  Some consider it a passion and some consider it a hobby. This year’s team consists of a few seniors, whose high school volleyball career will be ending in just a few weeks, and also some new freshman, [...]

By |October 30th, 2017|The Gator Gazette|0 Comments

Cross-Country Dashes Through the Season by Giselle Asij

Thursday September 13, 2017, NPAA’s first cross-country meet of the season was held at Pierce College. Starting the season strong, NPAA placed first in league for boys and second for girls.  The team as a whole placed second. Cross-country may elicit many different types of feelings among the runners. “I honestly dread every cross country [...]

By |October 30th, 2017|The Gator Gazette, Uncategorized|0 Comments