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Colorado school shooting leaves us wondering: when will things change?


Frankie Ortega and Matthew Ballin

May 29, 2019

In May in Highlands Ranch, Colorado, two students at STEM High School, committed a school shooting, accounting for the death of 18-year-old Kendrick Castillo and the wounding of eight others. The two perpetrators, 18-year-old Devon Erickson and 16-year-old Alec McKinney, both attended the K-12 school a...

Speech Nationals 2019

Speech Nationals 2019

Josh Hanson and Issak Flores

May 29, 2019

In late March of 2019 four students at Fullerton qualified for the 2019 National Speech and Debate championships hosted in Dallas Texas on June 16-21.   Junior David Kwon and Senior Cordelia Tran qualified in Oral Interpretation, while Juniors Sydney Basham and Lauren Wright qualified for duo interp...

Juniors vs Seniors Powderpuff Style

Photo Cred: Madison Velez

Matthew Gonzalez and Madison Velez

May 23, 2019

Powderpuff has always been an event that brings the school together, as it’s not everyday that the girls get to do something like this. The junior and senior girls always look forward to this event at the end of the year. Junior Presli Dillon has a lot of confidence in her team going into this game...

Six students qualify to speech and debate nationals

(in order from left to right) Tran, Kwon, Basham, and Wright with their tournament plaques. 
Photo courtesy of Emily Markussen.

Jamie Ma

April 7, 2019

The weekend of Mar. 30-31, six FUHS Speech and Debate students qualified to compete at the National Speech and Debate Association 2019 National Championships in June, held in Dallas, Texas, by ranking top three in one event. Junior David Kwon and senior Cordelia Tran qualified in the event Program Ora...

Color Guard Places 4th in Winterguard Competition

Photo Cred: Miriam Chappell

Alejandra Rodriguez, Staff Writer

April 3, 2019

Color guard, in their recent competition on Saturday, Mar. 23rd at El Toro High School placed fourth with their show: “Mission Impossible.” Senior co-captain Lita Resendez talks about what they did when they arrived at the competition. “We went through certain sections that we didn’t understand ...

Speech and Debate: Parliamentary Debate team advances to State

Photo Cred: Bahar Tehrani

Tyler Huor, Staff Writer

March 19, 2019

The FUHS Debate team members junior Issak Flores and sophomore Bahar Tehrani qualified in the Orange County Speech League Debate Qualifiers on Mar. 2, to compete at the State Championships in April. This achievement is particularly noteworthy because the debate team is still new. “It was really ...

Speech and Debate competes at state qualifiers

Photo Cred: FUHS Speech

Megan Kim, Copy/Opinion Editor

March 19, 2019

On Mar. 9, the FUHS Speech and Debate team competed at Orange County Speech League qualifying tournament for the California High School Speech Association (CHSSA) State Championships. 28 members of the team qualified, including freshman Jameson Oates, who competes in International Extemp and Impro...

FUHS Students receive Athletes of Character Award

Photo Cred: Sandy O'Sullivan

Karen Martinez, Staff Writer

March 18, 2019

On Feb. 25, seniors Will Hollon and Sandy O’Sullivan received Orange County’s annual Athletes of Character Award which honors one female athlete and one male athlete from every school in the district. In order to receive this award, both athletes must be chosen by their school’s Athletic Direc...

The 59th annual Rotary Top 100 dinner

Photo Cred: Jayme Kim

Jayme Kim, Staff Writer

March 15, 2019

On Thurs. Mar. 14, , the Rotary Club hosted the 59th annual Top 100 dinner for students who show outstanding academic achievement and place within the top 25 students in their class.   Both sophomore Zoey Afram and senior Joshua Miller felt honored to receive the awards because they were being reco...

Don’t miss FUHS Theatre’s production: Cabaret

Photo Cred: Margeaux Lau

Alexandra Williams, Student Life Editor

March 13, 2019

Everyone should take the time to see FUHS Theater’s production Cabaret, a bold, energetic, and important show. The audience will enjoy the music and leave thinking about the many significant themes that the show illustrates. Cabaret takes place in Germany during the rise of the Nazi party. The story rev...

How Apple has evolved

How Apple has evolved

Matthew Ballin, Staff Writer

February 22, 2019

Apple’s evolution over the years.   By: Matthew Ballin   In this day and age, everyone owns a technological device. Nowadays, kids are receiving devices earlier than ever, whether it be a smartphone, TV, or tablet, these devices can do pretty much everything from communication to ...

Speech success at Stanford tournament

Speech success at Stanford tournament

Tyler Huor, Staff Writer

February 20, 2019

The FUHS Speech and Debate team participated in the 33rd Annual Stanford Invitational during the weekend of Feb. 9-10. The team ended the tournament with 12 semi-finalists and 4 finalists. In the event of Impromptu, where competitors are given two minutes to prepare a five-minute speech, seniors Tommy K...