The Student News Site of Van Nuys High School

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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

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District Superintendent Austin Beutner addresses summer school and online learning

District Superintendent Austin Beutner revealed details about new classes for summer school students and other updates.
By Mhar Tenorio, Online Editor-in-ChiefPublished May 11, 2020
District Superintendent Austin Beutner revealed details about new classes for summer school students and other updates.

LAUSD to start the new school year mid-August but whether campuses will reopen remains uncertain, Beutner says

Superintendent Austin Beutner said Monday in a live address that the 2020-2021 school year will start Aug. 18, but has made no decision whether students will return to classrooms at that time.
By Ani Tutunjyan, Executive Editor & Print Editor-in-ChiefPublished May 4, 2020
Superintendent Austin Beutner said Monday in a live address that the 2020-2021 school year will start Aug. 18, but has made no decision whether students will return to classrooms at that time.
LAUSD closes all schools beginning  March 16 to help stem the spread of covid-19.

Coronavirus threat closes all LAUSD campuses beginning March 16

By Andre Rodas, Print Editor-in-ChiefPublished March 13, 2020
All LAUSD schools will close beginning Monday March 16 due to coronavirus, announced Superintendent Austin Beutner.

Winter Dance Showcase: The Giver

By Plapol Rattapitak, PhotographerPublished December 14, 2019
The annual Winter Dance Showcase was held from Dec. 12-14 featuring performances from the Dance Department.
Juul has been accused of advertising to teens.

LAUSD’s fight against Juul

LAUSD has filed a class-action lawsuit against e-cigarette industry leader Juul, saying students’ health is at risk.
By Ani Tutunjyan, Executive Editor & Print Editor-in-ChiefPublished December 4, 2019
LAUSD has filed a class-action lawsuit against e-cigarette industry leader Juul, saying students’ health is at risk.
A satellite image from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) showing the Saddleridge brush fire.

UTLA protests against LAUSD’s decisions during the Saddleridge Brush Fire

The Saddleridge Brush Fire led to poor air quality and unpleasant smells throughout areas of the Valley. LAUSD, however, chose to continue instruction.
By Mhar Tenorio and Ani TutunjyanPublished October 15, 2019
LAUSD's decision to open all schools on Monday, Oct. 15 after the Saddleridge Brush Fire has been met with opposition from United Teachers Los Angeles.
Shano and Osorio

UTLA-LAUSD Agreement: What Do Our Teachers Think?

Did UTLA make the right call?
By Lucas ShimPublished March 9, 2019
The teachers of Van Nuys share their own opinions about the UTLA strike and agreement.
Former Superintendent Michelle King.

Former LAUSD Superintendent Dr. Michelle King Dies at 57

By Mhar Tenorio, Online Editor-in-ChiefPublished February 4, 2019
Dr. Michelle King, the first African American woman to be an LAUSD superintendent, died on Saturday after year-long fight with cancer.
Trump sworn in

Fool Me Once, Fool Me Twice

Trump and the government shutdown and Beutner with the UTLA strike, what is next for America?
By Stefanie TyoPublished January 30, 2019
Three years ago, Donald J. Trump was elected president with an electoral majority of 304 votes and a 46.1 percent of the popular vote. But what did Trump have to offer with the presidential position?
Van Nuys teachers picket in front of the school the first day of the strike, January 14.

UTLA Strike Over

By Zoe RodriguezPublished January 22, 2019
More than a week since UTLA members first left their classrooms, the district and union have finally settled.
Promethean Board

Modernizing the Wolves’ Den

VNHS is receiving Chromebooks and Promethean Boards in 2019.
By Mhar Tenorio and Ani TutunjyanPublished January 14, 2019
In an attempt to adapt to the growing reliance on technology in the 21st century, Van Nuys High School is receiving Chromebooks and Promethean Boards to go hand in hand with teachers’ instruction.
Van Nuys teachers picket in front of the school. A repeat of this scenario is highly probable on January 14.

LAUSD to See a World Without Teachers

By Zoe RodriguezPublished January 11, 2019
With the UTLA strike fast approaching, it is vital for students to understand what the dispute is really about and how we have arrived at this impasse.
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