The Mirror

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.

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.

After taking a leave of absence, Mr. Ronnell Greene appears during Senior Awards Night in a pre-recorded video.

Mr. Greene wins a battle against cancer

Published June 8, 2020

After taking a leave of absence to receive treatment for colon cancer, Mr. Greene returns to school tumor-free.

Focus Episode 1: Brandon Large

Published May 28, 2020

Ivan Delgado sits down with the multi-talented student Brandon Large. They go into a variety of topics like Broadway, the cities of New York and Los Angeles, the art of dancing and singing, Large's acceptance to Columbia University, and much more.

Podcast episode 3: Interview with a guitarist

Published May 20, 2020

Fabian Jimenez gives his two cents on topics centered around music, ranging from music theory to performing in front of large crowds.

Dance Company performing before the Homecoming game

Stepping it up: How Dance Company keeps on performing in quarantine

Published May 15, 2020

Due to the covid-19 outbreak, band, dance and theater performances have been put into a halt. However, Dance Company is finding ways to keep on dancing.

Dunmore is now officially signed.

Signed: Ruby Dunmore

Published May 14, 2020

Ruby Dunmore is on to bigger and better things with the WVWC Womens Soccer team.