The American Scholastic Association was impressed with the Tribe Tribune’s creativity this year, especially with photos like this one depicting the baking frenzy during the pandemic.

Tribe Tribune wins first place for photos, layout

Alejandra Rodriguez, Managing Editor June 4, 2021

Competing against 150 schools nationwide, the Tribe Tribune captured first place for Best Overall Photography and first place for Outstanding Layout in the 2020-2021 American Scholastic Association...

Emily Ruiz committed to Harvard University at signing day on April 29. Photo courtesy of Emily Ruiz.

Valedictorian to help people through STEM passion

Class of 2021 Academic Spotlight
Alexandra Williams, Editor-in-Chief May 20, 2021

Valedictorian Emily Ruiz has always known she wanted a career in STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Math). “I’ve always loved STEM,” Ruiz said. “In elementary school, I would go to Raytheon...

Senior Nicholas Caluyas friend drawing a self portrait of him on a balloon. Photo courtesy of Nicholas Caluya.

Caluya earns Salutatorian honor

Class of 2021 Academic Spotlight
Clerene Palean, Staff Writer May 20, 2021

Earning the full IB Diploma is frankly a ton of rigorous work. Senior Nicholas Caluya took 7 classes every semester of high school, except for the two semesters when he took 8 classes. Yes, 8. It’s...

Senior Samantha Dennis performing at Friday night football games with the FUHS Varsity Song Team. Photo courtesy of Samantha Dennis.

Dennis’s leadership helps others

Class of 2021 Choir Spotlight
Lamya Saade, Staff Writer May 20, 2021

“Do we come in on three or four?” asks a confused choir student. “It’s on the downbeat,” says soprano section leader Samantha Dennis.  “What exactly should I record for my audition?”...

Senior Jonathan Ugarte will go to Fullerton College and major in Criminal Justice.

Ugarte finds best self in choral program

Class of 2021 Choir Spotlight
Lamya Saade, Staff Writer May 19, 2021

Senior Jonathan Ugarte has been an active member of Fullerton’s choral program ever since he was a freshman, participating in Men’s Chorus, Men’s Ensemble, and Vocal Ensemble throughout the years. However,...

Fullerton JROTC members were at the Homecoming game on April 16. Photo by Alexandra Williams.

JROTC Leadership Team prepares for D.C. competition

Clerene Palean, Staff Writer April 22, 2021

What are the four JROTC winning colors and their corresponding traits? Answer: Brown/Leader, Green/Planner, Red/Adventurer, Blue/Relater. When was the United States Army established? Answer: June 14,...

BEAST students create eerie props like this zombified hand designed by Isaac Freeman.

April Briefly

Jameson Oates, News Editor April 22, 2021

BEAST students create creepy cool projects Despite Distance Learning BEAST students have created several cool projects this year including prop hammers and hand molds. In the MADE class, students have...

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. ...

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