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The Student News Site of Van Nuys High School

The Mirror

The Student News Site of Van Nuys High School

The Mirror

Van Nuys High School
5 MINUTES WITH… Science Teacher Ms. Diana Fuhrman

5 MINUTES WITH…
Science Teacher Ms. Diana Fuhrman

Ms. Fuhrman shares her favorite way to spend a day off, the exotic animal she’d like as a pet and if she ate the crusts of her sandwiches as a kid.
By Allison Antonio, Staff WriterPublished May 23, 2022
Ms. Fuhrman shares her favorite way to spend a day off, the exotic animal she’d like as a pet and if she ate the crusts of her sandwiches as a kid.
Wasting Recess | Episode 10 : Prom

Wasting Recess | Episode 10 : Prom

Reminiscing the night to be remembered as Csarina Scantron invites her fellow editors to talk about prom.
By Csarina Jarencio, Podcast/Social Media EditorPublished May 23, 2022

Listen as Csarina Scantron invites Ani Tutunjyan, Dakota Threats, and Antony Nepeyvoda as they discuss the preparation, the emotional roller coaster and knock down the prom stereotype. They all fawn over...

Fill Your Life With Spice | Episode 16: Unfiltered

From the State Assembly in Sacramento to room 112, Emily “Emi” Kim joins Andrea Parada to talk about current events and their professional growth.
By Andrea Parada, Podcast StaffPublished May 22, 2022
Andrea brings Emi to share their thoughts on entertainment, online school and career paths. BYLINE: Andrea Parada

Fill Your Life With Spice | Episode 15: Track Star!

Andrea Parada returns with her first ever video podcast joined by Moises Velasquez.
By Andrea Parada, Podcast StaffPublished May 20, 2022
After a two-month hiatus, Andrea comes back to Fill Your Life With Spice with Moises Velasquez
Max Kalvan appears next to a tank.

Remembering Dunkirk in 2022

Sophomore and historical enthusiast Max Kalvan shares his surprise at how different exploring the historical site in France was from the film and media that portrays it.
By Angelina Kanno, Staff WriterPublished May 12, 2022
Sophomore and historical enthusiast Max Kalvan shares his surprise at how different exploring the historical site in France was from the film and media that portrays it.
Promenading through! Mishella Vishnevskiy days revolve around her rigorous dance training.

Ballroom blitz

Outside of the classroom, freshman. Mishella Vishnevskiy, lives her double life on the dance floor as a competitive ballroom dancer.
By Angelica Venturina, Jaden Hantman, and Gabriel CastilloPublished May 10, 2022
Outside of the classroom, freshman, Mishella Vishnevskiy, lives her double life on the dance floor as a competitive ballroom dancer.
Teaching all things Spanish! From credit recovery to AP courses, Ms. Maricela Garcia does it all!

5 MINUTES WITH…
Spanish Teacher Ms. Maricela Garcia

Spanish teacher Ms. Garcia talks about her favorite food, where she’d time travel and one thing she’d change about the world.
By Rosendo Rubalcava, Current Events/Features Staff WriterPublished May 9, 2022
Spanish teacher Ms. Garcia talks about her favorite food, where she’d time travel and one thing she’d change about the world.
Black people feel like they have to defend themselves and their race every time theres an incident.

An altercation should never open a floodgate of Anti-Blackness

Why is it so easy for people to be racist when a Black person is involved in a fight?
By Elom AttipoePublished May 4, 2022
Why is it so easy for people to be racist when a Black person is involved in a fight?
Csarina and Jade discuss the obsession with online and real-life gets fuzzy.

Wasting Recess | Episode 11: Chronically Online

The fine line between online and real-life gets blurred.
By Csarina Jarencio, Podcast/Social Media EditorPublished April 26, 2022

Listen as Csarina Scantron invites Jade Telon as they dive into the trauma that comes with having to experience the internet at a younger age. Csarina and Jade open up by weighing the pros and cons...

Recently performing in the school production of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, KC-Jordan is aspiring an aspiring actress interested in a career in musical theater.

5 MINUTES WITH…
Theater Student Madeline KC-Jordan

Sophomore Madeline KC-Jordan shares what her spirit animal is, her most comedic experience and her favorite TV show.
By Diana Zalmanov, Staff WriterPublished April 21, 2022
Sophomore Madeline KC-Jordan shares what her spirit animal is, her most comedic experience and her favorite TV show.
New measures have been set to reduce tardies on campus.

New tardy policy implemented schoolwide

A tardy sweep policy is being enforced to manage and improve students’ attendance.
By Angelica Venturina and Angelina GevorgyanPublished April 9, 2022
A tardy sweep policy is being enforced to manage and improve students’ attendance.
Ms. Wallace has had quite the interesting journey...from a major in finance to teaching!

5 MINUTES WITH…
English Teacher Ms. Samantha Wallace

Ms. Wallace shares the one meal she’d choose to eat for the rest of her life, her usual Friday night activities and the people who inspire her most.
By Allison Antonio, Staff WriterPublished April 4, 2022
Ms. Wallace shares the one meal she’d choose to eat for the rest of her life, her usual Friday night activities and the people who inspire her most.
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