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Senior Devin Brown (#3) reaches for the ball.

Boys volleyball secures a triumphant Senior Night win

By Chioma Chiawa and Jaden Gervacio Apr 22, 2024
On Wednesday, April 17, the boys' volleyball team held its Senior Night in the Big Gym and dominated Canoga Park High School, winning with a score of 3-1.
Act Like You Care by Susi Vasquez-Lara, Milbridge Elementary, 5th grade.

Quiz: Are you smarter than a fifth grader?

The average fifth grader can answer at least 10 of these questions. Can you match their score?
By Abigail Kim, Viktoriya Khanliyan, and Joel Nam Apr 20, 2024

Wolves pitcher Joel Enciso (#3) prepares to pitch to the opposing team.

Baseball dominates the Hunters with two home runs

By Isabel Valles, Athletics Editor Apr 17, 2024
The boys baseball team battled against the Canoga Park Hunters on Thursday, April 11 and squashed them 7-5.
The peculiar nighttime spectacle of dreams continue to confound us with their fleeting, mystifying images.

Dreamland discoveries: The secrets behind our dreams

Dreams are a bizarre phenomenon that continue to puzzle humanity with their elusive nature, but research shows that dreams may contribute to memory formation and other forms of psychological healing.
By Abigail Kim, Staff Apr 17, 2024
Dreams are a bizarre phenomenon that continue to puzzle humanity with their elusive nature, but research shows that dreams may contribute to memory formation and other forms of psychological healing.
ATURDIDOS Y CONFUNDIDOS El i-Ready ha sido criticado por ajustar los planes de lecciones de los estudiantes basándose en su rendimiento en la prueba diagnóstico. Muchos estudiantes nunca vuelven a la sitio web para tomar los cursos proporcionados.

Listo o no, aquí viene: El nuevo examen estandarizado de LAUSD incita controversia

By Baron Kim and Delmis Vaquerano Apr 16, 2024

Sustituyendo la evaluación STAR de la plataforma educativa, Renaissance , los estudiantes de LAUSD han estado tomando este examen de forma rutinaria desde 1998. La evaluación i-Ready se administró a...

 DAZED & CONFUSED The i-Ready has been criticized for adjusting lesson plans for students based on their performance on the diagnostic test. Many never go back on the website to actually take those courses.

i-Ready or not, here it comes: LAUSD’s new standardized test kindles controversy

The i-Ready exam has frustrated many students and staff over its length and irrelevancy.
By Baron Kim, Staff Apr 16, 2024
The i-Ready exam has frustrated many students and staff over its length and irrelevancy.
Starter JV outside hitter Yeerdlee Miranda (#10) spikes a ball against the Panorama Pythons at a home game on April 3.

Boys volleyball dump Panorama Pythons out of their den

By Chioma Chiawa, Staff Apr 15, 2024
On Wednesday, April 3, boys volleyball scourged the Panorama Pythons, ravaging them with a score of 3-1.
The nearby Saint Elizabeth Church has put up a sign prohibiting skaters and other solicitors from hanging out around the premises of the church.

Locked out: Exclusionary tactics in urban design

Hostile architecture is a design technique employed in urban environments to guide, discourage or outright exclude certain behaviors or individuals. Implementing this in neighborhoods can result in detrimental social effects for the surrounding community.
By Delmis Vaquerano, Staff Apr 3, 2024
Hostile architecture is a design technique employed in urban environments to guide, discourage or outright exclude certain behaviors or individuals, resulting in detrimental social effects for the surrounding community.
WONDROUS WOMEN From L to R, top to bottom: Emily Chavez, Ceanna-Marie Feliciano, Kayla Balikyan-Davis, Teagan Greer, Penny Epstein, Melissa Ocegueda and Amelia Probst form the board of the Women’s Make Change club.

Observing Women’s History Month with the Women Make Change club

The Women Make Change (WMC) club helps women find their inner confidence and teaches them about important female figures. The club’s members participated in the International Women’s Day event on March 7.
By Olamide Olumide, News/Features Editor Mar 30, 2024
The Women Make Change (WMC) club helps women find their inner confidence and teaches them about important female figures. The club’s members participated in the International Women’s Day event on March 7.
Travis Kelce and Taylor Swifts relationship has, for better or worse, brought together fans of both into a world neither group could have imagined.

Swiftly shaking things up

By Adrianna Bean, Staff Mar 30, 2024
The era of Swiftiedom has arrived in football, making some wonder whether or not the pop singer’s relationship with the Kansas City Chiefs’ tight end, Travis Kelce, had anything to do with the team’s stunning victory in the Super Bowl.
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