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O.C. teacher of the year finalist Indelicato reflects on teaching

O.C. teacher of the year finalist Indelicato reflects on teaching

Noe Pineda, Staff Writer
February 2
Filed under Featured, School News, Showcase

Heavy rain fell on the school as teachers and staff gathered in the front office after Principal Rani Goyal’s mysterious announcement at the beginning of lunch on the 20th. Goyal had gathered the teachers to announce that beloved English teacher Leo Indelicato had been named one of Parenting OC’s T... Read more »

Senior Michael Vargas accepted to Yale on full QuestBridge scholarship

Senior Michael Vargas accepted to Yale on full QuestBridge scholarship

Camille Joi, Staff Writer
December 12
Filed under Featured, Showcase

Standing in the Little Theater after an NHS meeting, his eyes gazed over the first few lines of the email, over and over again. The word “Congratulations” did not seem to be registering in his mind. In no time, senior Michael Vargas was in tears, surrounded by all his friends, jumping and scream... Read more »

The Women of Lockerbie

The Women of Lockerbie

Melanie Pinzon, A&E Editor
November 18
Filed under A&E, Featured, Showcase

It was December 21, 1988. A regularly scheduled Pan Am flight had taken off and was on its way from Europe to North America.   With 243 passengers and 16 crew members on board, Pan Am Flight 103 was tragically bombed over Lockerbie, Scotland, killing all passengers of the ill-fated flight and 11 civili... Read more »

Peter and the Starcatcher

Peter and the Starcatcher

Allison Park, Staff Writer
November 10
Filed under A&E, Featured, Showcase

You must imagine the broom as a spear. The plunger is a sword. The line of pirates forms the walls of a sailing ship. This type of interpretive imagination is what makes Peter and the Starcatcher so unique and captivating. Peter and the Starcatcher is a prequel story to the classic Peter Pan and te... Read more »

Senior puts on last Halloween maze

Senior puts on last Halloween maze

Emma Moyers, Co-Editor-In-Chief
November 3
Filed under Featured, Showcase, Student Life

For ten years, FUHS senior Samuel McIntosh and his father have been hosting a Halloween maze at their home called the McIntosh Manor, drawing friends and family for a night of fright. This was its final year. From a young age McIntosh showed interest in horror films, scary masks, and creating things that ... Read more »

Retro Pleiades

Melanie Pinzon, A&E Editor
October 7
Filed under Featured

Closed campus? Mean girls? LSD? Established in 1893, FUHS has a riveting past, and a newspaper that has seen it all. I was first drawn to looking at old issues of The Pleiades because I wanted to share the newspaper’s evolution. It was mostly out of plain curiosity, being a history geek, and a... Read more »

New teachers join the Tribe

Jesse Gonzalez, Jamie Ma, and Tara Patton
October 6
Filed under Featured

Jason Bradbury Jason Bradbury has been teaching for 17 years and has been the head wrestling coach here for the past three years. He taught algebra at Troy High School before making the full switch to FUHS. “I’m excited to be here, working and getting to know other students here on campus.” “... Read more »

Leslie Trasport inducted into FUHS Wall of Fame

Lia Abel, Sports Editor
October 3
Filed under Featured

Leslie Trasport was inducted into the FUHS Wall of Fame on Sept. 16.  Trasport graduated with the class of 1986 and her continuous support of FUHS programs and students earned her the nomination. Trasport assisted in Future Farmers of America, 4-H, dance, athletics, and ASB. Trasport’s involv... Read more »

Sharon Lynn inducted into FUHS Wall of Fame

Sharon Lynn inducted into FUHS Wall of Fame

Noe Pineda, Staff Writer
October 3
Filed under Featured

Class of 1920 graduate La Verne Lindsay “Sharon Lynn” was inducted onto to the FUHS Wall of Fame on Sept. 16, 2016 for her participation in the performing arts and in dramatics class productions. After graduating Lynn became one of the few actresses successfully transition from silent films to ... Read more »

Craig Thomas inducted into FUHS Wall of Fame

Craig Thomas inducted into FUHS Wall of Fame

Noe Pineda, Staff Writer
October 3
Filed under Featured

1983 FUHS graduate Craig Thomas was inducted to the Wall of Fame on Sept. 16. Dr. Craig Thomas was recognized for his involvement with the sciences of biology, human anatomy, and chemistry. “I’m totally excited. I think it’s quite an honor. These are really important people who’ve don... Read more »

Kula necklaces bring students and teachers together

Kula necklaces bring students and teachers together

Camille Joi, Staff writer
September 29
Filed under Featured, Showcase

This year’s IB Social Cultural Anthropology class has started a Kula ring experiment to study the history of alliances in the Trobriand Islands in the South Pacific Ocean. The initiator of the Kula ring would have to add something of value to his or her necklace and present it to someone he o... Read more »

Marching band

Marching band

Camille Joi, Staff Writer
September 22
Filed under Featured

Fullerton’s marching band is off to a great start this year. Under the leadership of senior drum major Rebecca De Leon and sophomore assistant drum major Hayden Harkins, the band has progressed from last year. “I think people are really committed,” Harkins said when comparing this year to the... Read more »