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Seniors Thienly Nguyen and Kytzia Flores hold up LGBTQ+ pride flags at a Pride Rally, organized by the Acceptance club.

Clubs: A Place to Go

Jayson King, Staff June 1, 2022

La Sierra High School has an abundance of clubs for students to take part in. They encourage students to gather together with people who have a passion and enjoy the same or similar activities or interests....

The no go list was made for the students to keep track of how they are doing and to make sure that they are eligible to attend the activities and extracurricular activities.

No-Go List: For Seniors

Christian Hernandez, Staff May 31, 2022

My name is Christian Hernandez, I have interviewed Robert Schwandt, known as the Assistant Principal. He had a discussion with the school about the no-go list and wanted it to happen so that students could...

Mr. Gray conducts the students through the final band concert together as a family.

Band: Stirring Up Treble

Raegan Angelo, Staff May 31, 2022

For the past seventeen years, the La Sierra Band program has been led by Mr. Paul Gray. This spring concert was his last concert at La Sierra High School. “As many of you know, this is my final concert...

Senior Harmony Cardenas prepares to walk in a lunch sports parade for those playing in Powderpuff, an end of the year flag football game where girls play flag football, while boys cheer them on.

Senior Milestones: Closing the Book on High School

Abbigail Ruzicka, Editor-in-Chief May 30, 2022

Events such as getting caps and gowns, Senior Checkout Day, and taking graduation photos all contribute to the, “Wow, we made it,” feeling that many students are experiencing. For senior Ariana Fernandez,...

Senior Jade De La Tejera is one of our award receiving winners who received their award from the English Department. She says, “I am very thankful and happy for receiving an award from the English Department from an amazing teacher.”

Senior Awards Night: An Academic Event

Kamal Sharma, Staff May 29, 2022

On Monday, May 16th, many seniors received awards such as scholarships, academic achievement awards, perfect attendance, etc. Many students were unsure of how and why they got the award they received. “I...

Malasja Goode smiles for the camera after being interviewed the day of Senior Checkout. Draped around her neck is a cord she received that day.

Senior Checkout: Insight and Advice

Crystal Langfitt, Staff May 28, 2022

As the end of the 2022 school year approaches, seniors begin their final days at La Sierra High School and one of those days was senior check out on Monday, May 23rd from 9:30 AM to 11 AM.  This is...

A blue gown with hanging cords and a stole is an example of how they looked and represented the accomplishments of senior students.

Cords and Stoles: Wearing Your Accomplishments

Alondra Martinez, Editor May 28, 2022

In front of the 200s building on Monday, May 23rd, seniors received their cords and stoles. A few students such as Jada Arreola, Jose Zamora, Jessica Perez, and Alberto Saldivar have already received theirs....

Senior Lily Phan smiles for the photo after talking about how finals week went for her. Now that the finals are over for Phan, she gets free time to do whatever she wants outside of class.

Finals Week: The Last Exam

Shiyra Barrientos, Editor May 27, 2022

Depending on the teacher that a student has, finals could be taken the old-school way using scantrons, it could be on a school-issued Chromebook, or some students do not have a final at all. As the final...

Incoming freshman students tour La Sierra while Mr. Schwandt, one of the assistant principals, plays music and directs students on where to go.

Freshman Orientation: A New Beginning

Abbigail Ruzicka, Editor-in-Chief May 23, 2022

For many incoming freshmen, orientation symbolizes the change from being a middle schooler to becoming a high schooler. It can be daunting, for many, going from being the “top dog” on campus, to being...

Wearing her white cap and gown, Cindy Luong smiles for the photo as she represents the Class of ‘22 for graduation.

Valedictorians: Symbolizing the Highest Academic Achievement

Shiyra Barrientos, Editor May 21, 2022

In previous years, only one student had the opportunity to wear a gown symbolizing the highest academic achievement amongst the rest of their class. A part of bearing the title is the responsibility of...

Each grade level is offered different classes based on the requirements they need to meet at the end of their high school career. The course selection forms are organized using a color system for each grade level of the student for the following year. On the backside of the colored sheets are electives and sports.

Incoming Classes: New Courses in Stock

Shiyra Barrientos, Editor May 20, 2022

Due to circumstances caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, there were many classes that were scheduled for cancellation. But now that live, in-person classes have returned, the window for new courses to arrive...

Seniors Andrea Gonzalez and Mariah Perez pose for a photo on the field for their softball senior night.

Softball Senior Night: A Bittersweet Ending

Alondra Martinez, Editor May 20, 2022

Softball is a sport that relies on hard work and team effort among the players. The playing time for the La Sierra softball team is coming to an end for seniors that are leaving and starting a new chapter...

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