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Episode 4: Coronavirus and gender reveals

Published September 14, 2020

Sevak Harutyunyan and Lou Pendergrass return to give their two cents on gender reveal parties and online classes.

Mr. Matthew Baker, pictured with his daughter in matching outfits.

Q&A: New English and Speech teacher Mr. Baker

Published September 13, 2020

Mr. Matthew Baker brings his background in stand-up comedy and public speaking to the classroom, joining the staff as a new English and Speech teacher.

American families divided over celebrating Labor Day

American families divided over celebrating Labor Day

Published September 7, 2020

Labor Day weekend is here, and the American people are celebrating the holiday in unique ways during the global pandemic.

Charles Donnelly poses inside a large library

Q&A: New English teacher Mr. Donnelly

Published September 7, 2020

Mr. Charles Donnelly joins the English department.

Charles Wilken

2020 Retiring faculty: Mr. Charles Wilken

Published June 23, 2020

Your first name: Charles Your last name: Wilken What subject(s) do you teach? Science and Robotics What classes did you teach this year? Robotics and Biol...

Janice Carr

2020 Retiring faculty: Ms. Janice Carr

Published June 23, 2020

Your first name: Janice Your last name: Carr What subject(s) do you teach? English What classes did you teach this year? H.English 10A/B, English 10A/B, E...

Elizabeth Sterling

2020 Retiring faculty: Ms. Elizabeth Sterling

Published June 15, 2020

Your first name: Liz Your last name: Sterling What subject(s) do you teach? English, ELD What classes did you teach this year? 9th & 10th Grade En...

Thomas Kirkpatrick

2020 Retiring faculty: Mr. Thomas Kirkpatrick

Published June 15, 2020

Your first name: Tom Your last name: Kirkpatrick What subject(s) do you teach? English and Stagecrafts What clubs and extracurricular activities have you sp...

Ms. Ellen Stern is retiring after seven years at the school site.

2020 Retiring faculty: Ms. Ellen Stern

Published June 13, 2020

The Restorative Justice coordinator is retiring after 37 years in education and plans to sleep later

Austel Brandon has been a teacher for 36 years, and has been a teacher at Van Nuys for 28 years.

Retiree: Brandon Austel

Published June 10, 2020

A new chapter begins for Brandon Austel.

Four students revealed as finalists for the national Congressional Arts Competition.

Four students revealed as finalists for the national Congressional Arts Competition.

Published June 10, 2020

Four students from Ms. Jennelle Song's class are revealed to be finalists for this national competition. Winners' artwork will be displayed in Washington D.C.