The Indians defeated Pacifica 31-8 in a non-league game March 12. The marching band was not cleared to perform for the game, but the musicians are invited to play starting April 2. Photo by Arashk Alivandi.

Band given OK to perform at football games

Alexandra Williams, Editor-in-Chief March 17, 2021

After more than a year without performances, the FUHS band is scheduled to play at the next home football game on April 2. Though sports were able to continue practicing throughout the past few months,...

Math teacher Kelly Virden teaches algebra to a class of black boxes. Photo by Alexandra Williams.

Freshmen overwhelmed by workload

Alexandra Williams and Katherine Martinez March 2, 2021

Think back to freshman year. New teachers. New classmates. New campus. It was difficult. But this year’s freshmen face a unique challenge: they must learn all of these new things over distance learning. Freshmen...

Food service workers wear masks to protect themselves and students as they hand out free lunches. Photo by Arashk Alivandi.

Free & Reduced Lunch applications due Dec. 31

Katherine Martinez, Staff Writer December 17, 2020

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, many parents are losing their jobs or taking significant pay cuts. Surprisingly, however, fewer FUHS families are applying for Free and Reduced Lunch services. Assistant...

Steers belong to FFA members Paige and Macy Alcott. Photo by Arashk Alivandi.

December Briefly

Tribe Tribune Staff December 16, 2020

Animals are back on the farm Steers have just arrived on the FUHS farm, lambs are expected to be born all the way through January, and some students have started to take care of chicks. Freshmen...

To Kill a Mockingbird, Of Mice and Men and Twelve Angry Men explore racism, but the authors are white. A group of FUHS students are concerned that the freshman and sophomore reading lists lack diversity. Photo by Arashk Alivandi.

Students push for more diverse reading lists

Alejandra Rodriguez and Brenda San Elias November 19, 2020

Of Mice and Men. To Kill a Mockingbird. Fahrenheit 451. These novels address topics ranging from racism to addiction, but the one thing they have in common is that they are written by white authors. ...

November Briefly

November Briefly

Jameson Oates, News Editor November 19, 2020

Students can get help with college applications, financial aid Seniors who have not submitted their college applications will be working over Thanksgiving break to meet their deadlines. Applications for...

Enjoy your Thanksgiving break, but don’t forget the health and safety of others. Illustration by Brenda San Elias.

Nurse urges families to stay home for holiday

Jameson Oates, News Editor November 19, 2020

District registered nurse Kristina Smith is strongly encouraging families to cancel their holiday plans and stay home amid the largest national spike in COVID-19 cases. “A lot of these numbers are...

School board justifies removing Plummer name

School board justifies removing Plummer name

Alejandra Rodriguez, Managing Editor October 15, 2020

The FJUHSD school board voted unanimously on June 16 to remove the name “Louis E. Plummer” from its district auditorium after hearing evidence that Plummer was a member of the Ku Klux Klan in the 1930s....

Senior Jeffrey Ilerne at a Black Lives Matter protest near Fullerton City Hall. Photo courtesy of Jeffrey Ilerne

Black Lives Matter: Students share struggles

Brenda San Elias , Art Editor October 15, 2020

Junior Macio Tinsley knows that he shouldn’t do some of the harmless stuff other students his age can do. “My uncle tells me how I can’t do certain things,” Tinsley said. “Like when my friends...

The FUHS Cyber Security Team starts competing in AFA competitions Nov. 13-15. Image by George Finch

JROTC students become cybersecurity sleuths

Clerene Palean, Staff Writer October 14, 2020

In July, an ambulance service’s data in Mississippi was breached from a ransomware attack, possibly exposing social security numbers, bank details and medical records. In August, Carnival Cruise...

Martin, valedictorian, also served as varsity tennis captain his senior year. Photo courtesy of Martin Vo.

FUHS announces valedictorian, YouTube graduation

Jamie Ma, Editor-in-Chief May 20, 2020

When Martin Vo received an email eerily titled “Grades” from principal Laura Rubio, asking to schedule a Zoom meeting with her and his counselors to “discuss a few things,” his first reaction was...

Students were directed to a page similar to this one if their responses didn't go through. Photo provided by Miranda Van.

AP testing glitches upset students

Jayme Kim, Feature Editor May 20, 2020

College Board’s decision to change the AP exam format into a 45 minute online exam seemed like an adequate solution to match the high school shift to distance learning.  Although the shorter tests...

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