Monthly Archives: December 2017

How to Survive Finals by Trieu Nguyen

Quizzes, Tests, Finals!  The phobia of many students has risen again this winter at NPAA. it is the extreme fear of many high school students.  In classrooms everywhere on campus, questions are being asked about grades, progress, and how students can raise that low score.  A bad score on a final can be the decisive [...]

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NPAA Helps Those in Need in NorCal by Giselle Asij

On November 17, 2017 NPAA headed out to San Francisco and Napa for its mission trip. For five days their goal was to help as many homeless people as possible and help improve the lives of those affected by the aftermath of the wildfires. Napa recently experienced some dangerous fires. Unfortunately, even Redwood Adventist Academy [...]

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Getting to Know Mrs. Stubbert by Anders Nordquist

Q: Why did you want to become a registrar? A: Because I’ve always been dedicated to Christian education and the impact I can make on young lives and the opportunity to use my talents to do so. Q: What made you choose Newbury Park Adventist Academy? A: Because my girls are here. Q: What was [...]

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Getting to Know Evan Kim (a freshman) by Anders Nordquist

Q: Where did you go to school before here? A: I was in a private Christian homeschool called Trinity Pacific Christian School. Q: What made you come to this school? A: I wanted to go to the closest Seventh-day Adventist school Q: What is your favorite class? A: Computer Applications Q: Who is your favorite [...]

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Banquet by Brian Alvarez

ASB Christmas Banquet is the night when the stars seem to align, and the night sky shines bright. Winter arrives and the boys ask the girls to the night of their life. Every year the ASB, Associated Student Body, holds this special event. This year the theme was a Night at the Oscars. December 3rd [...]

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One Week Wonders: Boys Volleyball by Garett Lee

On November 3-5, the NPAA boys’ volleyball team traveled to Modesto, CA to participate in a volleyball tournament. Organized 2 weeks before the tournament by Coach Shea and Seth Davis, the team consisted of 11 players and went on to take 2nd place out of the entire tournament. NPAA hasn’t had a boys volleyball team [...]

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A New Basketball Season by Sophie Kalberg

A new 2017-2018 basketball team is in the making here at NPAA. Around thirty boys showed up for tryouts, but Coach Branon Shea decided that only thirteen guys would make varsity, and seven would make junior varsity. Branon Shea, head coach, has been the basketball coach at NPAA for a number of years and he [...]

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Gator Girls Prepare to Face Off in Basketball by Emma Huynh

The Lady Gators have been working hard, preparing for what is set to be an exciting basketball season. Their practice routines have consisted of Monday morning workouts from 6:45 to 7:45, Tuesday afternoon practices from 4:00 to 5:00 and Sunday sessions from 5:00 to 7:00. This season brings mixed feelings. “I’m happy but also sad [...]

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