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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...

Teachers share high school photos

English teacher Michael Alvarez poses with his girlfriend (now wife) before Mayfair High School's Winter Formal in 1988. Photo courtesy of Michael Alvarez.

Karen Ruiz, Staff Writer

March 12, 2020

Click the gallery below to see pictures of FUHS teachers from high school. Orr remembers his high school metal band Many of Robert Orr‘s students know about his current band Blackball Bandits, but what students may not know is Mr. Orr has always been involved in music and used to be the bassist in a heavy metal Metallica cover band in...

Old-school 80s puzzle game still popular

Sophomores Chelsea Yun, Landon Casaday and Kevin Le use slightly different methods to solve a Rubik's Cube. Photo by Lexi Ruesga.

Lexi Ruesga, Reporter

March 12, 2020

  You’re back in a 1980s classroom. You pull out your Rubik’s Cube and start to shuffle the pieces before the bell rings to get a solve before your classmates. This is what it was like back then—Rubik’s Cubes were everywhere on campus. Instead of hiding their phones, students wou...

Big hair, acid wash jeans define 80s look

 Senior Sharon Spadt in her 1980 fox body Ford Mustang GT.

Tribe Tribune Staff

March 12, 2020

Editor's Note: Inspired by the "Upside Down Sadies" theme of the latest school dance, the Tribe Tribune staff was inspired to explore the lives of FUHS students in the 1980s. We collected all ten yearbooks from the years 1980 to 1989 and searched for images which best represented the high school exper...