16 16 Gabriel Batistuta celebrating yet another goal 16 Sampdoria’s Graeme Souness and Trevor Francis relaxing in Genoa 16 16 16 16 Stefan Effenberg and Brian Laudrup in that classic 7Up Fiorentina shirt Rui Costa with Fiorentina team-mate and club legend Gabriel Batistuta 16 16 Marco Materazzi and Rui Costa wait for fans to calm down during a fiery Milan derby – click the yellow arrow above, right, to see more great pictures from Italy Merry Christmas or rather Buon Natale!Italy is a football mad country and so talkSPORT thought why not celebrate calcio with some excellent photos.Click the yellow arrow above, right, to see more. David Pizarro celebrates with an excited Fiorentina fan Gianluigi Buffon (Superman) celebrates the 1999 Coppa Italia win with his Parma team-mates 16 Wales and Juventus John Charles, voted the best ever foreign player to don the black and white kit Inter midfielder Paul Ince with his manager Roy Hodgson Daniele De Rossi talks to angry Roma fans 16 Milan’s Ruud Gullit looking effortlessly cool Selfie time with the King of Rome, Francesco Totti Lazio midfielder Paul Gascoigne taking in Rome’s sights Jimmy Greaves brushes up on his Italian after signing for Milan 16 16 16 16 Milan duo Mark Hateley and Ray Wilkins 16 Inter’s Jurgen Klinsmann is trying to read the paper
AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORE11 theater productions to see in Southern California this week, Dec. 27-Jan. 2For example, being in your local “crew” or doing things that are destructive to yourself and your environment have become the “down” thing to do. Your friends will not be there for you forever like you think. But your education will be. There are many things our students are ignorant about, such as how good we have it at our school. Here at Montebello High School, we have many resources other schools don’t have. Such as what, you may ask? For starters, our classroom sizes are fair and we have enough books in good condition for everyone. Besides having enough books for every classroom, we also have a lot of teachers who care about us as individuals. Not enough? Let me add the fact that students’ opinions are valued here by our administrators. Our voices are always heard and welcomed by the school. Tutoring is always available for those struggling in any given subject. For those who have the urge to get involved in school, we have a variety of sports and clubs to enjoy. Our campus is providing us with positive attitude toward life and education. If you are still not convinced, then compare our campus to other schools in our nation, where desks are limited and students have to resort to sitting on the floor, or even other countries, where education is a privilege, and not a born right. Unfortunately, many students do not value education until it’s too late. Education is a necessity, but it is not taken advantage of by enough students. Students don’t realize high school is a fantasyland, and after high school comes reality. After high school, you have to work. After high school, your “crew” won’t be there. After high school, education must be paid for – it is not given to you for free. One of the saddest stories in high school is when students fail tests on purpose to be considered cool, or when they don’t answer a question, even when they know the answer, because they don’t want to sound like a nerd or be teased. The potential is there, but the ganas (will power) is lacking. We must stop following and start leading ourselves to a life of happiness and knowledge. In the long run, education, not popularity, will help us succeed in life. Reading is cool. Knowledge is power. The truth is that education is a necessity, and if you want to impress anyone then do it with education. The new culture of cool is education. Don’t let anyone – including yourself – deprive you of your education. Stop down-talking education. Education is a gift that should be taken advantage of by all. Jasmin Chavez, 18, is a junior at Montebello High School. She plans to attend college, major in English & Chicano studies and minor in art, become a photojournalist.160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! “Cool.” It’s a goal students strive toward every single day. Walking through the school halls or into classrooms, you see a lot of diversity among students, but there is one sad, common, false truth – that being smart is not cool. When did this come to be? According to the National Union of Teachers, this myth has been created by a relentless commercial targeting of children. As a result, students do not apply themselves to their school work.
Viking has released a brand-new Danube River cruise/tour, Oberammergau with Salzburg, departing from Munich and disembarking in Budapest.On board this new 12-day cruise/tour, guests will explore the historic German state of Bavaria including one night in its biggest city Munich, known for its beautiful architecture, cultural scene and annual Oktoberfest beer celebration, and two nights in Austria’s stunning city of Salzburg – the birthplace of Mozart and the filming location for The Sound of Music.In Germany’s charming town of Oberammergau, guests will enjoy a powerful performance of Passionsspiele, The Passion Play – an opportunity that only comes along once a decade. The play’s origins date back to 1633 when the Great Plague descended upon the village and many lives were lost. The villagers made a promise to God that they would tell the story of Christ every tenth year if they were spared from the Plague, and the tradition still continues today.This new itinerary is based on Viking’s popular Danube Waltz cruise and operates only in one direction. It includes one night in a Munich hotel, one night in a hotel near Oberammergau and two nights in Salzburg.There are 11 departure dates for Oberammergau with Salzburg between May and September 2020. Priced from $6,995 per person, guests can save $1,000 per couple and fly to Europe for $995 per person if they book before 30 November, 2018 (unless sold out prior).For additional information, visit vikingcruises.com.au