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Free and Reduced Lunch Program reduces AP test fees

Senior Melanie Pinzon studies for an AP test. Photo by Gillian Hodgden.

Gillian Hodgden, Staff Writer

May 14, 2018

As the school year comes to an end and AP/IB testing season begins, many students feel that the pressures of testing expenses have caused financial hardship for their families. Prices for just one test range from $99 to $130 plus extra fees—which, for most AP/IB students, can be a limiting factor ...

Artist of the Month: Vanessa Marquez

Vanessa Marquez. Photo by Emma Kelly.

Alexandra Williams, Staff Writer

March 23, 2018

Sophomore Vanessa Marquez is an aspiring professional artist. Marquez has been drawing and painting for over three years and claims the key to being a great artist is practicing. “I just drew every day for two years and I was good,” Marquez said. Marquez’s “practice” method has worked...

Leonardo Ramirez

Leonardo Ramirez

Amanda Foglesong and Madison Velez

February 22, 2018

Leonardo Ramirez is a goofy and kind person, making him a top contender for Mr. Fullerton. He believes that always being strong and respecting others embodies a proper gentleman. Leonardo stays active school through being a member of the choir program and the tennis team. Leonardo’s mother ...

Congratulations, Mr. Serna!

Photo courtesy of Michael Despars.

Madison Velez, Staff Writer

February 22, 2018

Fernando Serna was awarded classified staff member of the year for Fullerton Union High School. Serna has been working in the district for 15  years and at FUHS for five months. Serna, a FUHS alumni, loves the diverse culture and beautiful open campus.  “Being able to work with such a wide...

Letters to your future self

English teacher Leonardo Indelicato flips through letters written by the class of 2018. Photo by Tyler Balsbaugh.

Tyler Balsbaugh, Staff Writer

February 21, 2018

Introducing a tradition that would soon become beloved, FUHS English teacher Leonardo Indelicato has provided a space for students to give their future-self advice. When Indelicato taught freshman, he would give his students an assignment to write a letter to their future self, which he would late...

Living with hyperhidrosis: a slippery slope

Junior Will Hollon facing his fears. Photo by Joshua Jacob.

Drew Soderquist, Staff Writer

February 21, 2018

Hyperhidrosis, a disorder affecting about 2-3% of Americans, is classified as excessive sweating of the body. It is a disorder that can be not only damaging to one’s underarms, but their emotional confidence as well. FUHS junior William Hollon is one of the many that are affected with axillary hype...

FUHS history teacher rocks after hours

Yeah, Brother  plays at FLDWRK offices in Downtown Fullerton. Photo courtesy of Robert Orr.

Melanie Pinzon, News Editor

February 14, 2018

When it comes to teaching, FUHS history teacher Robert Orr is notoriously eclectic. From singing quiz questions to his upkeep of popular culture, Orr is definitely well-liked amongst students for his ability to relate to the plights of being a teenager. However, most students don’t know about th...

Erika Pike-Gonzalez builds future through B.E.A.S.T.

Erika Pike-Gonzalez working on her Beast project. Photo by Anthony Rugama.

Allison Park, Copy Editor

January 31, 2018

Junior Erika Pike-Gonzalez joined the BEAST Program this year, blending her creative passions with science-based fascinations. She is currently creating an anatomical hand that can pick up lightweight objects. Along with 3-D printing plastics and shaping together wood scraps, B.E.A.S.T. student...

Shane Simpson: Accomplished, creative, fun

Shane Simpson: Accomplished, creative, fun

Jamie Ma, Student Life/Lifestyle editor

January 31, 2018

I choose Fullerton because it is “accomplished, creative, and fun.” Senior Shane Simpson is a water polo and swim athlete, a full IB diploma candidate, and most recently, a Mr. Fullerton nominee. Simpson’s experiences at Fullerton have not only been enjoyable, but have prepared him for the future...

What should you wear to winter formal?

What should you wear to winter formal?

Gillian Hodgden and Isabella Gomez

January 26, 2018

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Trend-setters: FUHS seniors discuss fashion and being yourself in 2018

Trend-setters: FUHS seniors discuss fashion and being yourself in 2018

Myah Phillips, Copy Editor

January 24, 2018

The ball has dropped, the holiday break has ended, and resolutions made likely have already been broken, but the time of reflection still remains; trends are a prominent part of modern day culture, and the sweet spot for both the internet, fashion and music is this time of contemplation as people all ...

FUHS staff and students start 2018 with resolutions

Sophomore Claudia Fiallo reads to fulfill her New Year's resolution. Photo by Emma Kelly.

Alexandra Williams and Emma Kelly

January 18, 2018

New Year’s Day is both a time to reflect on the past and to look forward to the future. Many people use this time of reflection to create a resolution that they will commit to for the rest of the year. While many people participate in this activity, resolutions are unique and special to each person. T...