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Conan Grays newest album Found Heaven explores the rollercoaster of emotions he felt during his first known relationship and breakup.

Conan Gray’s “Found Heaven” seeks peace after heartache

Superstar Conan Gray’s third and latest pop album, “Found Heaven,” is leaving fans wanting more of his heartbroken tracks.
By Max Sandoval, Staff Apr 12, 2024
Superstar Conan Gray’s third and latest pop album, “Found Heaven,” is leaving fans wanting more of his heartbroken tracks.
From L to R: Jake Champana, Reynold Finnegan, Dwayne Famenia, Jasmine Varkey, Yanitzy Alatorre, Jaima Murshed and Adrianna Bean (and Diego Serrano, not present in the photo) make up this year’s award winning VNHS JSA Speech and Debate team, taking home seven Best Speaker gavels.

Chasing championships: JSA

JSA, or Junior State of America, is a non-partisan youth organization focused on Speech and Debate and Civic Leadership. From “Should Trump be able to run for President?” to “What is the worst place for a first date?”, students battled it out to not only convince the audience of their argument, but also to win the coveted “Best Speaker” gavels, awarded to the audience’s favorite speaker of each debate.
By Adrianna Bean, Staff Apr 11, 2024
JSA, or Junior State of America, is a non-partisan youth organization focused on Speech and Debate and Civic Leadership. Students battled it out to not only convince the audience of their argument, but also to win the coveted “Best Speaker” gavels, awarded to the audience’s favorite speaker of each debate.
Back Row L-R: Elizabeth Hernandez, Mr. Joseph Agruso, Yanci Alba, Farah Alsibai, Andrew Salazar, Anthony Sanchez, Mario Rodarte and James Herrera. Front row L to R: Adrian Hernandez, Jonathan Cristobal, Io Gaytan, Sebastian Spiridon and Francisco Pastor.

Chasing championships: SkillsUSA

Every April, California hosts the SkillsUSA championship alongside the State Leadership & Skills Conference (SLSC). Beginning at a local chapter level, competitors progress through district and regional competitions. Each student is able to choose the competition they would like to showcase their skills in and adhere to different guidelines outlined in the competition of choice.
By Delmis Vaquerano, Staff Apr 11, 2024
Every April, California hosts the SkillsUSA championship alongside the State Leadership & Skills Conference (SLSC). Beginning at a local chapter level, competitors progress through district and regional competitions.
What type of bender would you be in Avatar: the Last Airbender?

What type of bender would you be in “Avatar: the Last Airbender”?

Take our personality quiz to find out if you have what it takes to become the Avatar.
By Maya Diaz, Associate Online Editor-in-Chief Mar 28, 2024
Take our personality quiz to find out if you have what it takes to become the Avatar.
Students measure the distance between the doll and the ground.

Barbie girls in the AP Stats world

AP Statistics students in period 5 drop Barbie dolls off the 300s building on Wednesday, March 20.
By Abigail Kim and Marcello Chester Mar 21, 2024
AP Statistics students in period 5 drop Barbie dolls off the 300s building on Wednesday, March 20.

Should Daylight Savings Time just go?

The biannual time change is a bane of American society. We ask fellow students how they coped with springing forward and whether this practice should be abolished.
By Daimler Koch and Jalyn Bautista Mar 13, 2024
The biannual time change is a bane of American society. We ask fellow students how they coped with springing forward and whether this practice should be abolished.
Taking place on Feb. 9, the Love Songs Showcase featured a number of ballads about love and romance.

Love is in the air at the Love Songs Showcase

During the romantic season, students from the Choir Program performed solo pieces, adding onto the sweet, heartwarming feel of Valentine’s Day.
By Lilit Aprahamian, Marketing Manager Feb 21, 2024
During the romantic season, students from the Choir Program performed solo pieces, adding onto the sweet, heartwarming feel of Valentine’s Day.
Various sports teams are holding tryouts for students who are interested in joining.

Sports teams announce tryout dates

In preparation for brand new sports seasons, coaches are hosting tryouts for an assortment of athletics including girls and boys football, girls and boys tennis, girls softball, girls basketball, boys and girls soccer and for the first time ever, girls flag football. 
By Isabel Valles, Athletics Editor Aug 24, 2023
In preparation for brand new sports seasons, coaches are hosting tryouts for an assortment of athletics including girls and boys football, girls and boys tennis, girls softball, girls basketball, boys and girls soccer and for the first time ever, girls flag football. 
A month full of events at Van Nuys. The psychiatric social workers had an event every few times a week which included coloring, bubbles, and making your own roses.

May is for Mental Health

PSWs Ms. Karina Lares and Ms. Kat Stockly have been helping students learn and use mindfulness techniques during the month of May.
By Mia Ramirez, Staff May 30, 2023
PSWs Ms. Karina Lares and Ms. Kat Stockly have been helping students learn and use mindfulness techniques during the month of May.
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