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The Student News Site of Van Nuys High School

The Mirror

The Student News Site of Van Nuys High School

The Mirror

Administrators supervise the area as the conflict is swiftly dealt with by other faculty.

Re-restorative action against conflicts on campus

By Olamide Olumide, News/Features Editor Oct 22, 2022
On Tuesday, Oct. 18, a physical altercation broke out on the quad between two students. Measures were taken to ensure that an issue like this would not happen again.
The Los Angeles Times reported that a cybercriminal syndicate out of Russia has taken responsibility for hacking LAUSDs system, compromising passwords and other data.

Chaos continues as district tries to recover from systems hack

By Lindsay Han and Allison Antonio Sep 11, 2022
Major outages continue a full week after the cyber attack that forced LAUSD to completely shut down all online systems as users attempt to reset passwords.
The new system is being used to aid students that need tardy passes.

New digital ID system will implement tardy passes

By Angelica Venturina and Angelina Gevorgyan May 16, 2022
Starting on May 16, all students will be required to download and show a digital ID to make the process of giving students tardy passes easier and more efficient.
Black people feel like they have to defend themselves and their race every time theres an incident.

An altercation should never open a floodgate of Anti-Blackness

By Elom Attipoe May 4, 2022
Why is it so easy for people to be racist when a Black person is involved in a fight?
Angulo shoots for a three

Students pull off a comeback against the teachers in the annual game of hoops

By Antony Nepeyvoda, Design & Layout Editor Apr 27, 2022
ASB hosted the popular basketball game between students and teachers on Tuesday.

Students and teachers get ready for exams at AP Camp

By Angelina Kanno, Staff Writer Apr 23, 2022
Mock exams, practice problems and games are some highlights of the AP camp retreat taking place on campus over the weekend.
Junior and co-captain Nieco Erasmo celebrates the seniors with speeches and gifts for each of the senior players.

BOYS VOLLEYBALL | A senior night to remember

By Isabella Thomas, Staff Photographer Apr 20, 2022
The boys volleyball team celebrates their seniors with a win against Reseda for their final game at home.
New measures have been set to reduce tardies on campus.

New tardy policy implemented schoolwide

By Angelica Venturina and Angelina Gevorgyan Apr 9, 2022
A tardy sweep policy is being enforced to manage and improve students’ attendance.
Biology teacher Peggy Shim speaking to Superintendent Beutner about the difficulties of online schooling. She is relieved to see students in her classroom again.

Ms. Peggy Shim has teaching in her DNA

By Diana Zalmanov, Staff Writer Mar 24, 2022
The AP Biology teacher talks about how she fell in love with the subject, the jobs she cycled through after college and the aspects of teaching that she values most.
Coach Shano describes his personality outside of school as passionate and silly, perfect for entertaining friends and family on hikes and trips to the woods.

Science Teacher Brent Shano

By Angelina Kanno, Staff Writer Mar 17, 2022

Ever since middle school, Mr. Brent Shano always knew he wanted to be a teacher. More specifically, a history teacher. But growing up with nurses as parents, he found himself a new interest when watching...

POSITIVE VIBES! While giving blood, a student holds up a peace sign.

All you need is blood

By Angelica Venturina, Print Editor-in-Chief Mar 17, 2022
In coordination with the American Red Cross, ASB Life Commissioner Hailey Thai organized a blood drive to help out California hospitals dealing with blood shortages.
 Students such as Seniors Gideon Genesis Dela Torre (left) and Maradie Sattra brought their national flags or wore traditional clothes to school on Multicultural Day to express their national pride. Even students not explicitly working a club stand expressed their cultural and national pride or supported other cultures by walking around with cultural items or flags.

Multicultural Day: A taste of many countries

By Diana Zalmanov and Allison Antonio Mar 14, 2022
A celebration of diversity at school through food, music and performances related to various cultures.
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