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The Student News Site of Van Nuys High School

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The Student News Site of Van Nuys High School

The Mirror

Van Nuys High School
The Winter Showcase will be led by students behind the curtain and on the stage.

Returning on a high note

For the first time in over two years, the Vocal Program will return to the stage with a Winter Showcase on Dec. 27 at 7 p.m. in the auditorium.
By Emma Salehi, Staff WriterPublished December 2, 2021
For the first time in over two years, the Vocal Program will return to the stage with a Winter Showcase on Dec. 27 at 7 p.m. in the auditorium.

That’s a wrap on “Puffs”

The drama team wrapped up their final performance of their first school play back in-person.
By Vannesa Machado, Staff WriterPublished November 23, 2021
The drama team wrapped up their final performance of their first school play back in-person.
Gover Olivares is performing his monologue for the role of Cedric. “I’m auditioning for Cedric, he’s such a fun and energetic character. Hes so upbeat and full of energy because I think that I could match it. But if I dont get Cedric I’m happy with whoever I get because Puffs is an amazing play.”
“I’m excited, I’m ready, Im pumped.”

Theater productions are returning to campus with auditions for the new play “Puffs”

Senior Michelle Levi stated that, “Im auditioning because it’s our first production back and I want to help be apart of it."
By Emma Salehi and Nathan HanPublished August 27, 2021
Being restricted by covid-19 for the last year and a half, the Actors in Action, with the guidance of theater teacher Ms. Molly Lief, are excited to get back on stage and finally put on a show after the last production of “Peter and the Starcatcher” in the Fall 2019 semester.
New chapter

Exit interviews: Questions and answers with VNHS’ newest retirees

Ever wondered what your teachers plan to do during retirement? We asked a few VNHS faculty and staff that have decided to retire a few questions about there life after retirement as well as the things they will miss when they are gone.
By Ani Tutunjyan, Executive Editor & Print Editor-in-ChiefPublished June 28, 2021
"I am looking forward to slowing down my professional life and building up my personal life by traveling with my family, finishing the genealogy project I started many years ago, starting my garden, and reading the hundreds of books I have saved to read for this time of my life. The idea of not having a daily schedule to follow is a dream."
Mr. Crosby retires after 23 years of teaching at Van Nuys High School.

He’s history: Teacher Robert Crosby retires

A longstanding member of the teacher roster and UTLA retires.
By Ani Tutunjyan, Executive Editor & Print Editor-in-ChiefPublished June 20, 2021
Mr. Crosby shares his experiences and what he loved most about being a teacher.
End of the show.

Performing in a quarantine

The performing arts department continues to create and perform despite disturbances brought on by the covid-19 pandemic
By Briana Jasso and Anzhela HarutyunyanPublished November 6, 2020
Performing Arts teachers have succeeded in teaching their students during the pandemic.
President Trump gives Oracle-Walmart deal his blessing, allowing its millions of active users to continue to create and watch content on the app.

TikTok to the Top

Students celebs find fame online 15 seconds at a time.
By Estefania Lopez and Mhar TenorioPublished February 18, 2020
Students celebs find fame online 15 seconds at a time.
As the sun comes down the moon comes up, Enrique Berganza, preps his mic and gets ready for the Fall concert at Van Nuys High School on Oct. 18, 2019.

Celebrate Black History with the Black History Concert

The Vocal department, Dance department and the Black Student Union will organize the Black History Concert on Feb. 7 to celebrate black history and culture.
By Milton Najarro, Staff WriterPublished February 3, 2020
The Vocal department, Dance department and the Black Student Union will organize the Black History Concert on Feb. 7 to celebrate black history and culture.
Actors in Action Hold Auditions for Spring Musical Pippin

Actors in Action Hold Auditions for Spring Musical “Pippin”

By Plapol Rattapitak and Beverly ReginoPublished December 10, 2019
Actors in Action held auditions for the upcoming spring musical, "Pippin," on Dec. 7. Cast members were announced the following day.
All day appreciation of the arts at the DTASC Fall Festival

All day appreciation of the arts at the DTASC Fall Festival

Performing Arts students took home two awards at the Drama Teacher’s Association of Southern California (DTASC) Fall Festival 2019 on Oct. 26. 
By Saahil Gaur, Staff WriterPublished November 10, 2019
Students from Southern California gathered around to meet other performing arts kids and compete in a friendly competition at the 2019 Drama Teacher’s Association of Southern California (DTASC) Fall Festival on Oct. 26 at Calabasas High School. The team took home two awards.
Brianne Arevalo conducts her vocalists.

Vocalists to fill the hall with the sound of fall music

The Vocal Department welcomes fall with the fall concert.
By Kasey Kim, A&E EditorPublished October 10, 2019
The Fall Concert will be on October 11 in the Hubbard auditorium.
The cast of the upcoming play Peter and the Starcatcher.

Catch the Stars

Meet the cast for the upcoming play Peter and the Starcatcher.
By Milton Najarro and Kasey KimPublished October 4, 2019
Meet the cast for the upcoming play Peter and the Starcatcher.
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