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The Mirror

Debuting on Broadway in 1975, “The Wiz” readapts the classic “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz” against the backdrop of African-American culture. It was recently revived on Broadway, pictured here, in early 2024.

Traveling beyond the Yellow Brick Road: “The Wiz” and its lasting impact on black culture

From Broadway to the silver screen, “The Wiz” has changed lives and shaped American theater culture for generations to come.
By Max Sandoval, Staff Apr 17, 2024
From Broadway to the silver screen, “The Wiz” has changed lives and shaped American theater culture for generations to come.
From L to R: Jonathan Kim, Joshua Murphy, Lucca Riley, Aidyn Kinchen and Devin Brown huddle together and quickly talk strategy after scoring a point.

Boys volleyball trash San Fernando in three sets

By Jaden Gervacio, Staff Apr 16, 2024
On Monday, April 8, boys volleyball battled against San Fernando High School, who are currently in last place in the Valley Mission League, and defeated them with ease, winning in three sets.
Varsity right fielder Leah Torres glances over at the pitcher from Monroe High School, making a last minute decision as to whether or not she should swing her bat. This was the Wolves season opener.

Trying to turn it around

After a winless last season, the softball team is focusing on communication and improving skills. It's paid off with two wins.
By Rogers Levitt, Staff Apr 9, 2024
After a winless last season, the softball team is focusing on communication and improving skills. It's paid off with two wins.
Alumni athletes: Following up with their past successes

Alumni athletes: Following up with their past successes

By Isabel Valles, Athletics Editor Apr 8, 2024
The school has made itself home to many talented athletes. We followed up with four who graduated to see if they continued with their sports in college.
A pesar de la gravedad del conflicto, la guerra entre Israel y Hamás ha sido vista por las redes sociales como una moda más. Muchos publican información inexacta en un esfuerzo por seguir la moda.

Tendencias: la guerra Israel y Hamás

La presencia de la guerra de Gaza en las redes sociales se ha convertido en otra tendencia que muchos desechan a pesar de su gravedad.
By Mia Ramirez, Maya Diaz, and Delmis Vaquerano Apr 4, 2024
La presencia de la guerra de Gaza en las redes sociales se ha convertido en otra tendencia que muchos desechan a pesar de su gravedad.
Donna Hubbard fue la primera directora femenina del preparatoria de Van Nuys High School. Se unió a la facultad como profesora de español en 1920 y  continuó trabajando su camino hasta convertirse en la vicedirectora de las estudiantes femeninas en 1924, antes de ser la directora de toda la escuela en 1935. Aquí es la vicedirectora de las chicas en 1929.

LA HISTORIA DE ELLA: El legado de Donna Hubbard en el instituto Van Nuys

En este Mes de la Historia de la Mujer, Donna Hubbard destaca como la antigua directora del colegio, madura, sabia y compasiva. Tras incorporarse como profesora de español en 1920, fue ascendiendo hasta convertirse en la primera mujer directora del centro y dirigió a los alumnos durante la Gran Depresión y el comienzo de la Segunda Guerra Mundial.
By Abigail Kim and Maya Diaz Mar 31, 2024
En este Mes de la Historia de la Mujer, Donna Hubbard destaca como la antigua directora del colegio, madura, sabia y compasiva.
DIVERSIÓN AL SOL Amelia Probst (izquierda) y Emily Chavez muestran su rueda de premios del stand de Womens Make Change en el acto del Día Internacional de la Mujer. El objetivo de WMC es empoderar a las mujeres, animándolas a defenderse por sí mismas y dándoles las oportunidades para hacerlo.

Del pasado al presente: Mes de la Historia de la Mujer

El club Women Make Change (WMC) ayuda a las mujeres a encontrar su confianza interior y les enseña sobre importantes figuras femeninas. Los miembros del club participaron en el acto del Día Internacional de la Mujer el 7 de marzo.
By Olamide Olumide and Maya Diaz Mar 30, 2024
El club Women Make Change (WMC) ayuda a las mujeres a encontrar su confianza interior y les enseña sobre importantes figuras femeninas. Los miembros del club participaron en el acto del Día Internacional de la Mujer el 7 de marzo.
Debunking sports stereotypes

Debunking sports stereotypes

When it comes to high school sports and student athletes, various myths and misconceptions circulate the halls. It’s crucial to separate stereotypes from facts.
By Jaden Gervacio and Maya Diaz Feb 27, 2024
When it comes to high school sports and student athletes, various myths and misconceptions circulate the halls. It’s crucial to separate stereotypes from facts.
Three fun things to do this weekend to take your mind off of school

Three fun things to do this weekend to take your mind off of school

From thrilling basketball games to a classical symphony concert, there’s plenty to do that will allow you to de-stress this weekend.
By Roxana Vasquez, Staff Feb 23, 2024
From thrilling basketball games to a classical symphony concert, there’s plenty to do that will allow you to de-stress this weekend.
Looking down at the row of performers, the cast looks to there sheet music to follow along with Mr. Wilsons directions.

Five, six, seven, eight: “Sweeney Todd” week six

In a week filled with tedious and slow-moving cleanings of scenes and songs, the cast of "Sweeney Todd" was given the chance to stop and catch their breath before running the dances again.
By Madison Thacker, Arts/Entertainment Editor Feb 22, 2024
In a week filled with tedious and slow-moving cleanings of scenes and songs, the cast of "Sweeney Todd" was given the chance to stop and catch their breath before running the dances again.
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