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Teacher juggles parenting and new pets

Silverstream (left) and Bluestar (right) snack on Cheerios. Psychology teacher Nicole Smith says her family has enjoyed their new pets “Silver” and “Blue.” Photo courtesy of Nicole Smith.

Kobin Hamilton, Opinion Editor

October 15, 2020

Evelyn Smith, age 8, has taken advantage of her time home during the pandemic. She’s done a lot of reading and even adopted two pets. The third grader is up to book No. 26 in the Warrior Cats series, and she decided Silverstream and Bluestar (cat characters from Warriors) would be great names for t...

FUHS counselors expand outreach

Counselor Erin Defries enjoys helping students and can be reached through email or google voice. Photo courtesy of Erin Defries.

Alexandra Williams, Editor-in-Chief

October 15, 2020

Counselor Erin Defries is more concerned when her phone doesn’t ring. She knows that students are struggling, but it’s difficult for her to help when they don’t reach out. Despite not being able to meet with students in person, the FUHS counselors have expanded their outreach during quarantine thr...

Student exhausted by Zoom, family responsibilities

Ian, age 4, works on his iPad for his Pre-K class. Photo courtesy of Alexia Ocampo.

Lynda Sambrano, Feature Editor

October 15, 2020

They said two weeks. Only two weeks and school would be back open, corona-worry-free. Two weeks turned into seven months, leaving students like junior Alexia Ocampo with the burdens that come with being a student at home. Alexia is the oldest of four children in the Ocampo family. During a regular sch...

Science teacher says goodbye to FUHS

In 2000, Irwin traveled to Hawaii for Project Lava to collect rock samples for her classroom and walk on freshly solidified lava. Photo courtesy of Christine Irwin.

Jamie Ma, Editor-in-Chief

May 21, 2020

While the Class of 2020 says goodbye to Fullerton High School after four years via a YouTube livestream graduation, science teacher Christine Irwin will say goodbye to Fullerton after 23 years. Irwin began teaching earth science and oceanography at Fullerton in 1997 after leaving a job in the oil i...

Belize immigrant completes full IB diploma track

Senior Tyrell Mendez will study Architecture at the University of Southern California. Photo courtesy of Tyrell Mendez.

Jamie Ma, Editor-in-Chief

May 20, 2020

When Tyrell Mendez visited Los Angeles for the first time, his sights were immediately set on his education. “I remember very vividly driving past USC,” Tyrell said. “My first thought when I came to America was, ‘Wow, what is that?’ It was my dream school.” Tyrell immigrated from Belize...

Campbell leads by example

Brooklyn will be attending UC Davis in the fall to major in Political Science. Photo provided by Brooklyn Campbell.

Jayme Kim, Feature Editor

May 19, 2020

During her four years at Fullerton High School, it would have been pretty hard to miss ASB president Brooklyn Campbell. Through immersing herself in AP/IB classes, varsity softball and ASB, Brooklyn will leave a positive mark on Fullerton.  Brooklyn played softball for four years, three on varsity.  ...

Rynders earns spot in top Animal Science program

Aubrey Rynders plans to study Animal Science at UC Davis this fall. Photo courtesy of Aubrey Rynders.

Alexandra Williams, Managing Editor

May 17, 2020

Aubrey Rynders has been her own motivator for most of her life. “Watching my older brother struggle in school made me realize that putting in the work early in life made it easier to produce excellent work later in my school career,” Aubrey said. She stayed focused on her goals, and she’s worked...

Tribune staff writers try dessert recipes

Mini cheesecakes topped with berries and a sprinkle of powdered sugar. Photo courtesy of Veronica Gonzalez.

Veronica Gonzalez and Emily Morales

May 17, 2020

Chocolate chip cookies By Veronica Gonzalez Being in quarantine has been quite boring, so to keep busy I decided to join my little sister in her daily cooking. She usually makes dessert so we decided on chocolate chip cookies.  My sister and I split up the directions. She did the dry ingredients an...

Tribune staff finds fun summer activities for kids

Tribune staff finds fun summer activities for kids

Kimberly Eriza, Elyza Flores, and Karen Ruiz

May 17, 2020

For kids, summer has meant swim lessons and day camp. But this summer is going to look different. Specifically, some of those day camp instructors will now be homebound FUHS students. Children need lots of opportunities to think, talk and play. So while it’s okay to schedule some TV and video game...

Soprano doesn’t let senior year end on a low note

Soprano doesn't let senior year end on a low note

Jayme Kim, Feature Editor

April 16, 2020

Sorry. Postponed. Canceled. These words have been a traumatic echo for graduating seniors since March 13 when officials announced that the FUHS campus would be closing due to the coronavirus outbreak. But the disappointment was especially painful for senior Joyce Kim, who was only hours away from...

Triple Threat performer’s risks pay off

Senior Sydney Castiglione is known for her wide range of dramatic and comedic roles. (Left) Sydney played grieving mother Mary Davis in the FUHS production of The Girl in the White Pinafore in November. (Right) Her sophomore year, Sydney played step-sister Charlotte in the FUHS production of Cinderella. Photos courtesy of Sydney Castiglione.

Tribe Tribune Staff

April 16, 2020

Sydney Castiglione is a fearless performer. “Acting is about taking risks and Sydney is one of the biggest risk takers I have ever encountered as a director,” said FUHS theatre teacher Michael Despars. “Taking risks is something you cannot teach. Sydney just has it.” Sydney showed her willingness...

Tribune staff writers recommend recipes

Tribune staff writers recommend recipes

Tribe Tribune Staff

April 16, 2020

Crispy honey chicken provides comfort when stuck inside By Lauren Wright When you’ve been in quarantine for this long, you start to miss the small things just as much as the big ones. For my family, something as simple as going to our favorite restaurant, P.F. Chang’s, could mean the difference betw...