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Matthew Flynn crowned this year’s “Mr. Fullerton”

Matthew Flynn crowned this year’s “Mr. Fullerton”

Meghan Taylor, Copy Editor
April 24, 2017
Filed under News, School News, Showcase

On Apr. 12, Matthew Flynn was crowned this year’s Mr. Fullerton after a night filled with laughter and dancing. Flynn worked with two other nominees, Alex Gotch and Josiah Haugen, to come up with their talent. It included all three boys performing their own personal talent at the same time—an ...

Video announcements: why they’re crucial to students

Video announcements: why they’re crucial to students

Myah Phillips, Staff Writer
April 21, 2017
Filed under News, School News, Showcase

Video announcements are a major source of information for students of FUHS. For junior ASB member Caitlin Williamson, the video announcements play a huge role in her membership, as she edits, films and puts together the videos that are to be presented to all students on campus. Each week, Williamson...

Thespian officers fight for the future of arts education in public schools

Thespian officers fight for the future of arts education in public schools

Tara Patton, Staff Writer
April 11, 2017
Filed under News, School News, Showcase

Arts education has proven time and time again to be a positive source of student creativity and a benefit to students in not only academic classes, but also later on in their careers. Still, the future of arts education is once again at risk of being defunded. Theatre Director Michael Despars ...

President of South Korea Impeached

President of South Korea Impeached

Chloe Shin, Staff Writer
March 23, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase, World News

On March 10, South Korean President Park Geun Hye was impeached after judges voted to follow through with Parliament’s decision, making her the first president to be impeached in South Korea. Elected on Feb. 25, 2013, Hye became the 11th president and first female president of South Korea. She had...

AP/IB junior starts petition to defend provocative novel

AP/IB junior starts petition to defend provocative novel

Emily Brezarich, News editor
March 13, 2017
Filed under Featured, News, School News, Showcase

Many works of literature are considered controversial. Novels like "The Catcher in the Rye" and "To Kill a Mockingbird" were sometimes banned in school classrooms for their suggestive content. Here at FUHS, the novel, "The Handmaid's Tale," which is being taught in Leonardo Indelicato's AP/IB English...

Trump’s immigration ban affects FUHS student and family

Trump’s immigration ban affects FUHS student and family

Kaya Ortega, Staff Writer
March 10, 2017
Filed under Featured, News, Showcase

Turmoil and chaos ensued as President Trump signed an executive order to ban immigrants and green card holders from seven Muslim majority countries including: Yemen, Syria, Sudan, Iran, Iraq, Libya, and Somalia on Jan 27. Worldwide, 218 million people would be denied access into the United States. Million...

Annual College and Career Fair highlights future opportunities for students

Annual College and Career Fair highlights future opportunities for students

Madilyn Marks, Staff Writer
March 9, 2017
Filed under Featured, News, School News

The College and Career Fair, hosted by ASB last Thursday, showcased over 50 colleges and universities. “[ASB was] really excited for the event because we’re excited to give everyone such amazing opportunities for their future,¨ said ASB student Gracelynn Basas. The event kicked off with an energe...

Pollinating bees replaced by drones

Pollinating bees replaced by drones

Jamie Ma, Staff Writer
February 23, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase, World News

The Los Angeles Times recently published an article on how scientists plan to tackle the decreasing bee population through robots. In October, yellow-faced bees were placed on the Endangered Species List for the first time (see the article ‘Bees officially labeled "endangered species"’). A...

Christian Club to host Beauty from Ashes

Christian Club to host Beauty from Ashes

Emily Brezarich, News editor
February 22, 2017
Filed under News, School News, Showcase

This year, FUHS Christian Club’s Beauty from Ashes looks to empower attendees with a combination of music, spoken word, skits and more. An annual event, Beauty from Ashes  invites high school girls everywhere to enjoy a night of pampering and enlightenment in Jesus Christ. The girls will be serv...

FUHS goes 1-1 with Chromebooks

FUHS goes 1-1 with Chromebooks

Allison Park, A&E Editor
February 4, 2017
Filed under News, School News, Showcase

FUHS will officially be 1-1 with Chromebooks by Feb. 17th. Seniors, juniors and sophomores will receive their Chromebooks from Feb. 6-10, while an entire week, Feb. 13-17, will be dedicated to the freshmen. Students have no need to worry about receiving their Chromebooks. With no traffic in the line, an en...

Students respond to Netflix tax

Students respond to Netflix tax

Allison Park, A&E Editor
February 3, 2017
Filed under News, School News, World News

Fullerton students express their discontent and confusion with the highly discussed “Netflix Tax,” which over 45 California cities are considering passing. This 9.4 % video streaming tax would make Netflix membership prices increase from $9.99 to $10.93—nearing an additional dollar a month. P...

School lockdown reinforces need for lanyards

School lockdown reinforces need for lanyards

Myah Phillips, Staff Writer
February 2, 2017
Filed under News, School News, Showcase

The unexpected happened yesterday when reports revealed that there was a man walking down Chapman near the FUHS campus with a knife at around 7:40 a.m. Principal Rani Goyal immediately put the school in lockdown. Students who arrived on campus for 1st period were told to go to the nearest classroom they...