The Student News Site of Van Nuys High School

The Mirror

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
“Frogtown, USA” is a four-day festival in dedicated to Mark Twain’s “The Notorious Jumping Frog” in Angels Camp, California, that features all types of contests, auctions, food and frog-themed souvenirs.

Inside Netflix: The International Frog Jumping Jubilee

❑ PHOTO STORY | The International Frog Jumping Jubilee that was featured in Netflix’s documentary “We are the Champions,” hosted its annual frog festival starting May 19.
By Beverly Regino, Photo EditorPublished May 24, 2022
❑ PHOTO STORY | The International Frog Jumping Jubilee that was featured in Netflix’s documentary “We are the Champions,” hosted its annual frog festival starting May 19.
Junior Destiny Reevels as Walter performs Man or Muppet with a puppet from the 2011 Disney musical “The Muppets.”

Showcasing Musical Theater

❑ PHOTO STORY | Musical theater dance class performs show tunes from various musicals during the Musical Theater Showcase on May 11.
By Isabella Thomas and Beverly ReginoPublished May 19, 2022
❑ PHOTO STORY | Musical theater dance class performs show tunes from various musicals during the Musical Theater Showcase on May 11.
Ms. Waggoner passed away after battling pneumonia in the hospital. She had previously beaten cancer twice in her life.

Remembering Ms. Patti Waggoner

❑ PHOTO STORY | Students, both past and present, were welcome to attend a celebration of life for Ms. Patti Waggoner in the auditorium on Mar. 22, 2022.
By Julianna Macfarlane, Staff WriterPublished March 23, 2022
❑ PHOTO STORY | Students, both past and present, were welcome to attend a celebration of life for Ms. Patti Waggoner in the auditorium on Mar. 22, 2022.
Fire Away! Senior Hugo Cardona practices on his welding technique during Mr. Jose Castros 2nd period class on Dec. 2, 2021. He attempts to make a metal guitar, and takes all precautions needed to perfect his craft.

PHOTO OF THE WEEK | MARCH 13-19 2022

❑ PHOTO OF THE WEEK | Hugo Cardona practices his welding technique during Mr. Jose Castro's period two class
By Beverly Regino, Photo EditorPublished March 18, 2022
❑ PHOTO OF THE WEEK | Hugo Cardona practices his welding technique during Mr. Jose Castro's period two class
The Spirit week kicked off with pajama day, with everyone bringing along their favorite stuffed animals.

SPIRIT WEEK | Wolves get a chance to wear their most exciting outfits

❑ PHOTO STORY | The student body let loose during the third Spirit Week hosted by ASB, bringing a wide variety of fun fits and styles.
By Beverly Regino, Photo EditorPublished February 13, 2022
❑ PHOTO STORY | The student body let loose during the third Spirit Week hosted by ASB, bringing a wide variety of fun fits and styles.
CBS films a profile of a senior on campus

CBS films a profile of a senior on campus

❑ PHOTO STORY | Quiet on the set for senior Emi Kim as filming for the "Log off movement" documentary took place all day on Jan. 25.
By Beverly Regino, Photo EditorPublished January 29, 2022
❑ PHOTO STORY | Quiet on the set for senior Emi Kim. Filming for the "Log off movement" documentary took place all day on Jan. 25.
BSU (Black Student Union) has one of the strongest club support in the school. Many club members show up at the booth to share their support and club pride.

New and old clubs shine together during Club Rush

❑ PHOTO STORY | ASB hosts the second club event of the year at the quad during lunch on Thursday, Jan. 20. This gave newly created clubs to reach their widest audience at the start of the semester.
By Beverly Regino, Angela Proca , and Isabella ThomasPublished January 21, 2022
❑ PHOTO STORY | ASB hosts the second club event of the year at the quad during lunch on Thursday, Jan. 20. This gave newly created clubs to reach their widest audience at the start of the semester.
Who will get the next spotlight?

Who will get the next spotlight?

❑ PHOTO STORY | Drama hosts auditions and callbacks to find leads for the new spring musical, “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.”
By Angela Proca , Photo EditorPublished January 21, 2022
❑ PHOTO STORY | Drama hosts auditions and callbacks to find leads for the new spring musical “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.”
The Deschutes River is covered in white as the new year brings snow to Bend.

Walking in a winter wonderland

❑ PHOTO STORY | Compared to the sunny skies of Van Nuys, the Oregon landscape covered by inches of snow looks like a completely different world.
By Isabella Thomas, Staff PhotographerPublished January 15, 2022
❑ PHOTO STORY | Compared to the sunny skies of Van Nuys, the Oregon landscape covered by inches of snow looks like a completely different world.
When beginning the walkthrough the first exhibit that you see is a sea of several hundred light up tulips rapidly changing colors in a wave effect.

Take a stroll through the gardens

❑ PHOTO STORY | The Descanso Gardens becomes a forest of light during their "Enchanted" event. The limited-time showcase will end on Jan. 9.
By Angela Proca , Photo EditorPublished December 27, 2021
❑ PHOTO STORY | The Descanso Gardens becomes a forest of light during their "Enchanted" event. The limited-time showcase will end on Jan. 9.
Vannaires Singer Max Song sings “That’s Christmas to Me,” on piano before intermission.

Holiday spirit comes alive with the sound of music

❑ PHOTO STORY | Vannaires Singers, Marching Band, Orchestra, Drumline and Chamber Strings Ensemble combine for an end of the year concert.
By Beverly Regino, Photo EditorPublished December 23, 2021
❑ PHOTO STORY | Vannaires Singers, Marching Band, Orchestra, Drumline and Chamber Strings Ensemble combine for an end of the year concert.
Dance teacher Ms. Reesa Partida has her second period class dance to “Singin in the Rain” on the football field bleachers.

Dancing throughout the campus

❑ PHOTO STORY | “Howl at the Moon”, the winter dance show, took place on Dec. 10 and Dec. 11. The event departed from tradition by not being held in a single venue, but in various spots of the school.
By Samantha Ramos, Staff WriterPublished December 15, 2021
❑ PHOTO STORY | “Howl at the Moon”, the winter dance show, took place on Dec. 10 and Dec. 11. The event departed from tradition by not being held in a single venue, but in various spots of the school.
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