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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. Just two days later, the name was gone. According to board member Marilyn Buchi, construction equipment ...

Black Lives Matter: Students share struggles

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

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 do things I have to pretty much watch out for myself because I’m a young Black man and cops won...

JROTC students become cybersecurity sleuths

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

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 faced a cyber attack, potentially revealing the personal information of the company’s employees an...

FUHS announces valedictorian, YouTube graduation

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

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 pure fear. “I thought I had done something wrong,” Martin said. “I was shocked. I wasn...

AP testing glitches upset students

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

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 sounded appealing, many students and teachers had concerns. Students like senior Hana Kim say that alth...

School plans to hire mental health workers

Chalk drawings provide encouragement to neighbors and friends. Photo by Alexandra Williams.

Alexandra Williams and Elizabeth Jimenez

May 20, 2020

Concerns about teen mental health have increased since stay-at-home orders were announced in March. As daily routines fade into sweatpants and Netflix, more and more teenagers slip into depression and anxiety. FUHS counselor Erin Defries says that by keeping a schedule and continuing to get dressed...

May Briefly

May Briefly

Tribe Tribune Staff

May 20, 2020

Senior checkout Senior checkout is May 26 and 27 on campus. Students will remain in their cars and start in the Lemon Lot, drive through campus and stop at various stations in the quad, then exit onto Pomona Avenue. Each student is assigned a time and date to come based on last name: Tuesday, ...

FUHS alum produces feature film with Illegal Civilization

Samuel McIntosh filmed

Jamie Ma, Editor-in-Chief

April 17, 2020

Regardless of what classes they take or teach, there’s one name current FUHS students and staff are familiar with: Samuel McIntosh. Samuel graduated from Fullerton in 2017, but his name resurfaces on campus constantly. Several FUHS teachers still show Samuel’s film projects now. “Samuel’s project...

April Briefly

April Briefly

Cyrus Burton, Staff Writer

April 17, 2020

Local communities donate homemade masks during coronavirus outbreak To support local hospitals, Fullerton College costume shop manager Bronwen Burton has created more than 200 cloth masks at home in the past few weeks. Burton’s masks are made with 100% cotton so that they can be washed and reused re...

March Briefly

Teachers received new posters highlighting the importance of personal hygiene. Photo by Gillian Hodgden.

Tribe Tribune Staff

March 12, 2020

Coronavirus outbreak disrupts student life On March 11, the FJUHSD office sent out an email notifying students and parents that an FUHS student may have been exposed to Coronavirus and, therefore, is on self-quarantine. As for now, no drastic measures will be taken by the district, but officials are work...

Defries wins Certificated Employee of the Year

Guidance counselor Erin DeFries was voted Certificated Employee of the Year by the FUHS staff members. Photo by Arashk Alivandi.

Jackson Jerome, Reporter

March 12, 2020

Counselor Erin Defries was getting ready to leave at the end of the school day when a staff meeting was called. She needed to run some errands before she got home, so she hoped this wouldn’t take long. Soon after teachers and staff arrived, principal Laura Rubio announced that Defries had been selected...

Conde awarded Classified Employee of the Year

Guidance technician Anali Conde was selected as this year’s Classified Employee of the Year. Photo by Betsy Barreto.

Betsy Barreto, Photo Editor

March 12, 2020

Although most teachers have their own classroom, guidance technicians Anali Conde and Michelle Dorado share the College and Career Center by the lower library. But Dorado doesn’t view this as a disadvantage. “I couldn’t think of someone better who I would want next to me all day,” Dorado said....