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Ebony Garcia

Ebony Garcia, Journalism Vice President/Staff Writer

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Teachers retiring, Lisa Treen (Top left), Helen Seigel (middle),  Alma Moraga (Top right) , Corey Wolfe (bottom left) and Raquel Serafin (bottom right)

Teachers and Staff Retire from Godinez

May 24, 2021

As our 2020 - 2021 school year comes to an end, many teachers and staff will be saying their goodbyes to their profession and to their students. As crazy as the year 2020 was, some staff feel that it is...

Godinez’s girls track and field team on the bus at Segerstrom ready to go home. Photo taken April 28, 2021 at 6:26 p.m.

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May 24, 2021

Godinez’s girls track and field team on the bus at Segerstrom ready to go home. Photo taken April 28, 2021 at 6:26 p.m.

Godinez’s boys track and field team leave Segerstrom to board bus after the long race against Segerstrom. Photo taken April 28, 2021 at 6:22 p.m.

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May 24, 2021

Godinez’s boys track and field team leave Segerstrom to board bus after the long race against Segerstrom. Photo taken April 28, 2021 at 6:22 p.m.

Godinezs girls distance team cools down after the 800 meter run at Segerstrom’s track. Photo taken April 28, 2021 at 5:03 p.m.

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May 24, 2021

Godinez's girls distance team cools down after the 800 meter run at Segerstrom’s track. Photo taken April 28, 2021 at 5:03 p.m.

Varsity runner Cruz checks his shoes before running the 100 meter dash at Segerstrom’s track. Photo taken April 28, 2021 at 5:04 p.m.

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May 24, 2021

Varsity runner Cruz checks his shoes before running the 100 meter dash at Segerstrom’s track. Photo taken April 28, 2021 at 5:04 p.m.

Varsity runner Ashlins Gomez crosses the finish line on the 100 meter dash at Segerstrom’s track. Photo taken April 28, 2021 at 4:30 p.m.

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May 24, 2021

Varsity runner Ashlins Gomez crosses the finish line on the 100 meter dash at Segerstrom’s track. Photo taken April 28, 2021 at 4:30 p.m.

Evy Gonzales (front) and Mariajose Guillen (back) run the junior varsity 100 meter dash at Segerstrom’s track. Photo taken April 28, 2021 at 4:27 p.m.

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May 24, 2021

Evy Gonzales (front) and Mariajose Guillen (back) run the junior varsity 100 meter dash at Segerstrom’s track. Photo taken April 28, 2021 at 4:27 p.m.

Varsity distance team on the line to run the 1600 meter event at Segerstrom’s track. Photo taken April 28, 2021 at 3:48 p.m.

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May 24, 2021

Varsity distance team on the line to run the 1600 meter event at Segerstrom’s track. Photo taken April 28, 2021 at 3:48 p.m.

Senior Javier Procopio mid jump on the long jump event at Segerstrom’s track. Photo taken April 28, 2021 at 3:46 p.m.

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May 24, 2021

Senior Javier Procopio mid jump on the long jump event at Segerstrom’s track. Photo taken April 28, 2021 at 3:46 p.m.

Godinez’s varsity team run the 1600 meter event at Segerstrom’s track. Photo taken April 28, 2021 at 3:32 p.m.

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May 24, 2021

Godinez’s varsity team run the 1600 meter event at Segerstrom’s track. Photo taken April 28, 2021 at 3:32 p.m.

Freshman Celicia Radillo finish the last couple meters of the 1600 meter event at Segerstrom’s track. Photo taken April 28, 2021 at 3:28 p.m.

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May 24, 2021

Freshman Celicia Radillo finish the last couple meters of the 1600 meter event at Segerstrom’s track. Photo taken April 28, 2021 at 3:28 p.m.

Aylien Garcia (front) and Nereida Luna (back) finish strong on the 1600 meter event at Segerstrom’s track. Photo taken April 28, 2021 at 3:27 p.m.

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May 24, 2021

Aylien Garcia (front) and Nereida Luna (back) finish strong on the 1600 meter event at Segerstrom’s track. Photo taken April 28, 2021 at 3:27 p.m.

Aylien Garcia (left), Nereida Luna (middle), and Ashley Mendiola (front) run the junior varsity 1600 meter event on Segerstrom’s track. Photo taken April 28, 2021 at 3:21 p.m.

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May 24, 2021

Aylien Garcia (left), Nereida Luna (middle), and Ashley Mendiola (front) run the junior varsity 1600 meter event on Segerstrom’s track. Photo taken April 28, 2021 at 3:21 p.m.

Cruz after passing off the baton to Nieto during the 100 meter event on Segerstrom’s track. Photo taken April 28, 2021 at 3:17 p.m.

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May 24, 2021

Cruz after passing off the baton to Nieto during the 100 meter event on Segerstrom’s track. Photo taken April 28, 2021 at 3:17 p.m.

Junior Damian Nieto warms up just before he runs the 100 meter event on Segerstrom’s track. Photo taken April 28, 2021 at 3:16 p.m.

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May 24, 2021

Junior Damian Nieto warms up just before he runs the 100 meter event on Segerstrom’s track. Photo taken April 28, 2021 at 3:16 p.m.

Senior Gabriel Cruz practicing his jumps just before he runs the 100 meter event on Segerstrom’s track. Photo taken April 28, 2021 at 3:15 p.m.

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May 24, 2021

Senior Gabriel Cruz practicing his jumps just before he runs the 100 meter event on Segerstrom’s track. Photo taken April 28, 2021 at 3:15 p.m.

Boy’s distance team warm up before they run the 1600 meter event at Segerstrom’s track  Photo taken April 28, 2021 at 3:13 p.m.

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May 24, 2021

Boy’s distance team warm up before they run the 1600 meter event at Segerstrom’s track Photo taken April 28, 2021 at 3:13 p.m.

The boys track and field team patiently wait for the bus behind Godinez to take them to Segerstrom. Photo taken April 28, 2021 at 1:53 p.m.

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May 24, 2021

The boy's track and field team patiently wait for the bus behind Godinez to take them to Segerstrom. Photo taken April 28, 2021 at 1:53 p.m.

Coach Gaby Valdez talks to the girls track and field team just before they head to race against Segerstrom. Photo taken April 28, 2021 at 1:53 p.m.

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May 24, 2021

Coach Gaby Valdez talks to the girls track and field team just before they head to race against Segerstrom. Photo taken April 28, 2021 at 1:53 p.m.

Godinez Track and Field team gets ready to leave after competing at and against Segerstrom. Photo taken March 28, 2021 at 6:19 p.m.

Godinez Track and Field Team Compete Against Segerstrom

May 12, 2021

Ever since Godinez Fundamental High School (GFHS) allowed the reopening of campus for sports, the GFHS track and field team started practicing three times a week to start competing at meets.   On...

Senior Gabriel Abarca running strong the last 1.5 miles. Photo taken March 18, 2021 at 3:57 p.m.

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May 12, 2021

Senior Gabriel Abarca running strong the last 1.5 miles. Photo taken March 18, 2021 at 3:57 p.m.

Two Godinez cross country boys Gabriel Abarca (left) and Jayden Hernandez (right) running the course at Central Park in Huntington Beach. Photo taken March 18, 2021 at 3:46 p.m.

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May 12, 2021

Two Godinez cross country boys Gabriel Abarca (left) and Jayden Hernandez (right) running the course at Central Park in Huntington Beach. Photo taken March 18, 2021 at 3:46 p.m.

Girls cross country team preparing for their mile cool down after their race. Photo taken March 18, 2021 at 3:41 p.m.

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May 12, 2021

Girls cross country team preparing for their mile cool down after their race. Photo taken March 18, 2021 at 3:41 p.m.

Boys cross country team starting their race at Central Park in Huntington Beach, Calif. Photo taken March 18, 2021 at 3:43 p.m.

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May 12, 2021

Boys cross country team starting their race at Central Park in Huntington Beach, Calif. Photo taken March 18, 2021 at 3:43 p.m.

Girls cross country team excited for their first race at Central Park in Huntington Beach, while everyone is maintaining social distancing on the bus. Photo taken March 18, 2021 at 1:47 p.m.

On Thurs., March 18th, 2021, cross country had their first race since 2020. With COVID-19 restrictions, there are precautions that are in place for runners. With Godinez racing against Katella at 3:10 p.m. for the girls and 3:45 p.m. for the boys while other schools are running at different times with different schools.

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May 12, 2021

Girls cross country team excited for their first race at Central Park in Huntington Beach, while everyone is maintaining social distancing on the bus. Photo taken March 18, 2021 at 1:47 p.m. On Thurs.,...

Girls basketball team practices some drills on the black top at Godinez’s basketball courts. Photo taken March 8, 2021 at 3:21 p.m. 

As of now, only varsity girls basketball are playing. Their first game is scheduled for April 9th, 2021 against Santiago at 7 p.m. However, there are many more to come with an approximate of 15 games.

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May 12, 2021

Girls basketball team practices some drills on the black top at Godinez’s basketball courts. Photo taken March 8, 2021 at 3:21 p.m. As of now, only varsity girls basketball are playing. Their first...

Girls soccer team preparing for some drills on the football field. Photo taken March 8, 2021 at 3:22 p.m.

Girls and boys soccer have games planned as of now. Girls has a game on Tuesday April 6th, 2021 vs. Ocean View at 3:00 p.m. Boys are having their second game on Friday, March 26th, 2021 vs. Tustin High School at 6:00 p.m.

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May 12, 2021

Girls soccer team preparing for some drills on the football field. Photo taken March 8, 2021 at 3:22 p.m. Girls and boys soccer have games planned as of now. Girls has a game on Tuesday April 6th, 2021...

Girls cross country team getting ready to leave after a short run. Photo taken March 8, 2021 at 4:47 p.m.

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May 12, 2021

Girls cross country team getting ready to leave after a short run. Photo taken March 8, 2021 at 4:47 p.m.

Boys cross country team getting ready to leave after a hard day of working out at Godinez for their big race on March 18. Photo taken March 8, 2021 at 4:47 p.m.

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May 12, 2021

Boys cross country team getting ready to leave after a hard day of working out at Godinez for their big race on March 18. Photo taken March 8, 2021 at 4:47 p.m.

Godinez athletes stand in line in front of the girl’s locker room at Godinez to sign into their sport while maintaining social distancing. Photo taken March 8, 2021 at 3:06 p.m.

After School Sports Are Back and Ready to Go

March 24, 2021

Since the closure of school a year ago, sports have been cancelled and many students weren't able to practice their sport. Sports finally got the go signal to start practicing mid-March on campus under...

A New Situation Turns into Finding New Experiences

A New Situation Turns into Finding New Experiences

March 13, 2021

One year ago on March 13, that was the last day that I felt normal. In a span of just one year, who would have realized that everything was going to change? From not seeing my family for a year...

Senior, Adrian Gonzalez restocking perishables  at Target in Santa Ana. Photo taken Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021 at 2:47 p.m.

[Photo] Working Hard at School isn’t the only Place Grizzlies Work

February 4, 2021

Senior, Adrian Gonzalez restocking perishables at Target in Santa Ana. Photo taken Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021 at 2:47 p.m.

We Rated Your Favorite Thanksgiving Foods

We Rated Your Favorite Thanksgiving Foods

November 19, 2020

Thanksgiving is always celebrated on the last Thursday of November and it's a time where family comes together. But, with the number of COVID-19 cases increasing daily, Thanksgiving will look different...

Junior Vanessa Flores runs at El Salvador park located in Santa Ana. Photo taken on October 5, 2020.

Running During a Pandemic

October 12, 2020

With the continuous spread of COVID-19, Cross Country had to cancel its seasons. But, how are our Godinez Cross Country team staying in shape?  Since the end of the season, many runners were not motivated...

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