• May 26SPORTS Dance company auditions will be held on May 31st at 3:40 P.M. in Ms. Hula's room.
  • May 26CAMPUS All late work is due on May 31st.
  • May 23CAMPUS You can now purchase dance show tickets. $8 presale, and $10 at the door.
  • May 23CAMPUS Today's spirit day is walking yearbook Wednesday. Wear a white shirt and get people to sign it.
  • May 18SPORTS Soccer tryouts for boys and girls is on May 18th from 4pm to 5:30 pm.
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“I think part of the reason for this decline is a reflection of the increasing disrespect our society has for the founding fathers and the documents that make this country… our history has become irrelevant and shameful to more and more people.” Another comment by Elizabeth Silva read.
Repeating history? No, receding history
By Olamide Olumide, Staff Writer • Published May 19, 2023
Eighth graders declining test scores might cause issues for them as incoming freshmen.
Although more and more students quality for voting age, many are without proper guidance.
Tips for when it's time to vote
By Mia Ramirez, Staff Writer • Published May 18, 2023
Mia Ramirez gives a couple pointers to prepare new student voters.
AP exams are rapidly approaching. Here are some study tips to help you score that five.
Tips and tricks for AP exams
By Rainielle Santos, Staff Writer • Published Apr 19, 2023
Rain Santos shares her study methods to ensure a good grade for AP Exams.

On April 11, 2023 the LAUSD board of education attended Van Nuys High School to honor the millstones of the ELD learning students.
An important milestone in the history of Van Nuys High School
By Mia Ramirez, Staff Writer • Published Apr 11, 2023
Van Nuys High School officially opened its International Academy, one of just three in the LAUSD district.
Many Van Nuys High School teachers and administrators voted against adopting a block schedule for 2023-24 school year, and won.
The votes are in: teachers say no to block schedule
By Zachary Skolnick, Staff Writer • Published Mar 30, 2023
Van Nuys High School will not be adopting a block schedule and will stay with the six-period schedule for the 2023-24 school year.
OVER AT LAST: The three-day strike is over, but critics question whether the pros of the strike truly outweight the cons.
The cons of LAUSD going on strike
By Docette Danialypour, Staff Writer • Published Mar 24, 2023
The recent three-day strike by LAUSD teachers and staff for better wages has sparked mixed reactions among stakeholders. While some see it as a necessary step towards addressing the long-standing issue of underpaid education workers, others argue that it was not worth the cost of missed learning.
The contract, which was years in the making, will give wage increases and appreciation bonuses for SEIU employees.
BREAKING NEWS: SEIU Local 99 and LAUSD reach tentative deal with pay raises, bonuses, and health benefits
By Baron Kim, Online Editor-in-Chief • Published Mar 24, 2023
After a cold and rainy three-day strike, the SEIU Local 99 members finally reached an agreement with the LAUSD board on March 24.
The L.A. zoo offers captivating exhibits for a plethora of animals.
L.A. Zoo, NHMLAC and La Brea Tar Pits offer free admission to students
By Baron Kim, Online Editor-in-Chief • Published Mar 20, 2023
LAUSD unionized employees rallied for better wages on Wednesday, Mar. 15.
School strike looms
By Mia Ramirez, Staff Writer • Published Mar 17, 2023
Teachers across Los Angeles rally to demand a significant increase in their pay.
Teachers and service workers hold massive rally
By Mia Ramirez, Staff Writer • Published Mar 16, 2023
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HOOKED: for some students, coffee is more than a drink, rather an integral player in academic survival.
Crazy for caffeine
By Mia Ramirez and Lindsay HanPublished Mar 15, 2023
Schools across the U.S. are struggling with a shortage of qualified teachers, with many positions remaining vacant or filled by underqualified individuals.
Teacher shortage: It’s everywhere
By Olamide Olumide, Staff Writer • Published Mar 11, 2023
Due to the lack of support to teachers, they are going on strike against LAUSD.
Demanding change from the district
By Mia Ramirez, Staff Writer • Published Mar 10, 2023
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