Liu teaches two hectic first grade classes as an English teacher at a bilingual summer camp in ChangHua, Taiwan.

Liu plans to merge love of music and science

Class of 2021 Music Spotlight
Jameson Oates, News Editor May 20, 2021

If we were to have another Renaissance, Esther Liu would lead the way. Her talents in music and science make everyone in her presence feel in awe. Everyone just knows she’s so smart that she’ll someday...

Senior Karina Hunt has experience in both classical voice training and musical theater.

Hunt ‘can sing anything’

Class of 2021 Theatre Spotlight
Elany Zavala, Staff Writer May 20, 2021

Vocal coach Melissa Lyons Caldretti says that her student senior Karina Hunt “can sing anything.” “Karina has always had classical tendencies but she can sing arias for days now,” Caldretti...

Senior Brittany Fisheli was scheduled to play Mrs. Honey in Matilda last year.

Dancing, singing, acting drive Fisheli’s Broadway dream

Class of 2021 Theatre Spotlight
Katherine Martinez, Staff Writer May 19, 2021

Like most performers, Brittany Fisheli’s junior and senior years turned out to be different because of COVID. She still managed to perform in several FUHS productions including Secret in the Wings,...

Estrada at a gig in Downtown Fullerton.

Whether math or music, Estrada is good fit for teaching

Class of 2021 Music Spotlight
Jameson Oates, News Editor May 19, 2021

I remember my first day of Band Camp. Fresh out of junior high, I’m standing on the FUHS football field feeling lost. What’s the music going to look like? How long are the practices? How on earth do...

Varieur used colorful portraits and natural elements to celebrate the beauty of innocence and femininity. Photo courtesy of Kyrie Varieur.

Varieur follows passions in art and science

Class of 2021 Art Spotlight
Lynda Sambrano, Feature Editor May 18, 2021

Synesthesia is a neurological condition that causes a person to see sounds, smell colors, or taste shapes. Technically speaking, senior Kyrie Varieur doesn’t have synesthesia, but her creative...

Senior Isabelle Blevins posing for her Sustained Investigation. Photo courtesy of Isabelle Blevins.

Attention to detail makes Blevins’s photos special

Class of 2021 Photography Spotlight
Lynda Sambrano, Feature Editor May 14, 2021

Senior Isabelle “Izzy” Blevins admits she’s been an introvert most of her high school years but when she talks about photography she lights up.  “I’m really passionate about photography...

Junior Sofia Ayala choreographed An Oz Adventure with music by Labrinth and Zendaya. (Left to right) Sophomore Georgia Niemann as the scarecrow, sophomore Mylah Elisaldez as Dorothy, junior Alexia Estrada as Tin Man and junior Kelcie Barbour as the Cowardly Lion. Photo by Kyrie Varieur.

Reverie: Dancers host ‘dream’ concert

Katherine Martinez , Staff Writer April 22, 2021

Over 150 FUHS dancers will be featured among 25 dances during tonight’s spring dance concert. The event will be live streamed April 23 and April 24 at 7 p.m. This year's concert Reverie—a state of...

Sophomore Donny Cannady practices for his performance of “So Big/So Small.”

Students to perform live stream Broadway revue

Jameson Oates, News Editor March 17, 2021

“When I was a kid, my mom was a drug addict.” It’s startling truths like this one from sophomore Donny Cannady that shape students’ lives. And it’s challenges like drug addiction or depression...

Students and staff discuss the importance of arts programs with state assembly member Sharon Quirk-Silva on March 12.

Everyone should promote the arts

Lamya Saade, Staff Writer March 17, 2021

“The arts teach us to be human.” “The arts allow us to feel seen and feel heard.” These profound and deeply felt sentiments are from FUHS arts students. In other words, playing music, acting,...

Fueled by the #ReleasetheSnyderCut movement, Zack Snyder’s Justice League will premiere exclusively on HBO Max this Friday (March 19). Photo courtesy of

Spring break watchlist: Great streaming choices

Nathan Smith, Entertainment Editor March 16, 2021

Dude, it’s been a full year. I am sooooo over it. It’s been an entire year since the school closed down. And it feels like no time has passed at all, except when it’s Tuesday and I’m waiting for...

Matsumoto took a photo of an origami swan which also represents Japanese culture. 
Photo courtesy of Ally Matsumoto.

Students convey personal messages through photos

Lynda Sambrano, Feature Editor February 24, 2021

They’re not just taking pictures in photo class. They’re creating art. They’re thinking art. Advanced students chose about six images for their Sustained Investigation projects while AP students...

The original cover art for “The Narwhal, the Mermaid, and the Unicorn” from second-grader Mirielle.

Thespians bring mermaids, dragons, bunnies to life

Jameson Oates, News Editor December 16, 2020

Mermaids. Warrior princesses. Bunny sidekicks. Deep sea unicorns. Slaying dragons with rap lyrics. Creativity knows no limits when elementary students team up with high schoolers to produce and dramatize...

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