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
Senate bill 866 builds on existing law, which currently allows minors 12 and over to make choices about their bodies around healthcare.
California kids should call their own shots when it comes to getting the vaccine
By Angelina Gevorgyan and Angelica VenturinaPublished March 12, 2022
LAUSD has not put out a definite time for the end of the mask mandate.
LA County schools lift mask mandates starting March 12 but LAUSD holds firm
By Angelica Venturina, Current Events/Features Editor • Published March 9, 2022
The facts
How covid spreads
• Through droplets when an infected person coughs or sneezes
• Close personal contact, such as caring for an infected person
The symptoms
• Fever
• Cough
• Shortness of breath
Protect yourself
• Wear a face mask
• Get vaccinated
• Stay home when you are sick
• Limit close contact with people who are sick
• Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds
• Avoiding unnecessary touching of your eyes, nose or mouth,
• If soap and water is not readily available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol

— Ani Tutunjyan
The highly anticipated Winter Formal has been canceled
Winter Formal canceled due to rise in covid-19 cases
By Angelica Venturina and Angelina GevorgyanPublished January 28, 2022
The new omnicron variant increased cases after the hoidays.
In-person learning is putting students at risk
By Julianna Macfarlane, Staff Writer • Published January 25, 2022
The new Omnicron variant has brought a surge in cases, affecting even people with vaccines.
Over 300 positive covid cases reported on campus
By Angelina Gevorgyan, Current Events/Features Editor • Published January 17, 2022
NEGATIVE! At-home tests issued by the district are the newest approved form of baseline testing.
At-home covid testing kits now available to students and faculty
By Shaan Bhatia, Online Editor-in-Chief • Published January 7, 2022
A nurse prepares a nasal swab covid-19 test for students and faculty on May 12, 2021 on campus in the quad.
Mandatory baseline testing and a new date to return to campus
By Angelica Venturina, Current Events/Features Editor • Published January 3, 2022
Unvaccinated LAUSD students may no longer be barred from campuses Jan. 10 if the Board of Education votes to delay the vaccination deadline until the next academic year.
LAUSD may push back deadline for student covid vaccinations to fall 2022
By Ani Tutunjyan, Executive Editor & Print Editor-in-Chief • Published December 11, 2021
500 LAUSD employees laid off after refusing to get vaccinated
By Shaan Bhatia, Online Editor-in-Chief • Published December 10, 2021
Omicron: The newest covid-19 variant
By Shaan Bhatia, Online Editor-in-Chief • Published December 10, 2021
Covid vaccinations required for in-person learning next semester
By Shaan Bhatia, Online Editor-in-Chief • Published November 19, 2021
Update: Homecoming Dance is now the Winter Formal
By Angelina Gevorgyan, Current Events/Features Editor • Published November 11, 2021
The Homecoming Dance is still happening ... just not yet
By Angelica Venturina, Current Events/Features Editor • Published October 4, 2021
The road to normalcy: Covid-19 vaccinations offered on campus
By Isabella Thomas, Staff Photographer • Published September 29, 2021