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The Student News Site of Van Nuys High School

The Mirror

The student website of Van Nuys High School
Van Nuys, California
The Student News Site of Van Nuys High School

The Mirror

The Student News Site of Van Nuys High School

The Mirror

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

–How do we advertise on The Mirror website and/or newspaper?

If you are interested in advertising, please refer to this page. 

-Where can I find printed issues of The Mirror?

We distribute a certain amount of printed issues to each classroom every time we print out an issue. If your teacher ran out of copies, you can get copies of the current or past issues in Mr. Ron Goins‘s classroom at Room 112, Second Floor, Main Building.

You can also view them online here.

-How do I become part of The Mirror?

The Mirror is a Journalism class instructed by Mr. Goins during 5th period. The class counts as a college preparatory course and can satisfy the G requirement from LAUSD’s A-G Graduation Requirements. Contact your counselor to enroll in the class and be part of The Mirror.

If you cannot put Journalism in your schedule and still want to be part of The Mirror, contact with Mr. Goins in Room 112, Second Floor, Main Building. We take in contributing writers and column writers for both the paper and the website.

-Are there any prerequisites to be part of The Mirror?

No, we take students of all grade levels. There is no try-out process to be part of The Mirror; simply discuss with your counselor or Mr. Goins about being part of The Mirror. After being enrolled in the class, we will help you with your writing, photography or artistic skills. Don’t be intimidated and join if you are interested with writing, taking pictures or making art for The Mirror.

-I have a story idea for the paper/I want to be featured on the paper. How do I contact the editors?

If you have any ideas for the paper, please contact us here.

-I am an artist and I want to be a graphic artist for The Mirror. How can I contribute?

We appreciate artists in The Mirror and we would love to feature your art in our printed and online publication. We will give appropriate credit for your art and you will be credited as a contributing artist. If you are interested, please contact us here or talk with any of the editors or Mr. Goins at Room 112, Second Floor, Main Building. You can also visit our class during 5th period to see how the process works!

-I believe that The Mirror has posted incorrect information. Who should I contact?

We strive for complete accuracy. If you believe we have misspelled a name, misquoted or wrote any incorrect information, you can contact us here.

-I posted a comment and it says that the comment is under review. What does this mean?

We appreciate all comments to incite discussions within the community. Comments, however, should remain appropriate and stay on-topic. Staff members review all comments before getting it posted on the website. If the comment contains one of the following, it may not be posted.

  • Foul language
  • Hate speech
  • Spam messages
  • Incorrect information


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