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Six students qualify to speech and debate nationals

Six students qualify to speech and debate nationals

Jamie Ma

April 7, 2019

The weekend of Mar. 30-31, six FUHS Speech and Debate students qualified to compete at the National Speech and Debate Association 2019 National Championships in June, held in Dallas, Texas, by ranking top three in one event. Junior David Kwon and senior Cordelia Tran qualified in the event Program Ora...

Speech success at Stanford tournament

Speech success at Stanford tournament

Tyler Huor, Staff Writer

February 20, 2019

The FUHS Speech and Debate team participated in the 33rd Annual Stanford Invitational during the weekend of Feb. 9-10. The team ended the tournament with 12 semi-finalists and 4 finalists. In the event of Impromptu, where competitors are given two minutes to prepare a five-minute speech, seniors Tommy K...

Prom 2019: A Night to Remember

Prom 2019: A Night to Remember

Drew Soderquist and Will Hollon, Staff Writer

January 18, 2019

Our 2019 prom will be on Apr. 6 from 7:30 to 11 p.m. at the Balboa Pavilion. The theme will be “A Night to Remember.” The Balboa Pavilion is a majestic Victorian structure located in Newport Beach with beautiful views of the bay with floor-to-ceiling windows. The dance will be held in the Harbo...

Marching band places second in two competitions

Marching band places second in two competitions

Alexandra Williams, Student Life/Lifestyle Editor

November 6, 2018

  The FUHS Marching Band and Pageantry Corps placed second in their division at their first California State Band Championship (CSBC) competition on Oct. 13. They placed second again on Oct. 27 at their second CSBC competition on Oct. 27. Marching band students are excited for the upcoming season...

Acceptance and tolerance wins in “The Foreigner”

Acceptance and tolerance wins in “The Foreigner”

Alejandra Rodriguez, Staff Writer

November 2, 2018

FUHS  presents The Foreigner, their second production of the school year.  “It’s about people in a small town in Georgia and they meet this foreigner who comes from a different country and they are all really shocked by his differences,” said senior Abigail Lange, who plays the spunky a...

FUHS hosts second annual Powder Puff game

FUHS hosts second annual Powder Puff game

Amanda Foglesong, Sports Editor

April 12, 2018

Junior and senior girls will be participating in FUHS’s Second Annual Powder Puff game tomorrow, April 13, in the stadium at 7 p.m. Tickets will be sold for five dollars from either a Powder Puff player or at the door. In addition, ASB will be partnering with Pathways of Hope, and will be accepting ...

Success at the Speech and Debate State Qualifiers

Success at the Speech and Debate State Qualifiers

Emma Kelly, Staff Writer

March 23, 2018

On March 3, students from the FUHS speech and debate team qualified to go to State Championships. A great opportunity for the 26 qualified students, the tournament promises big rewards. Junior Thomas Kim emphasized that the qualifiers are not much different from typical tournaments except for the fact th...

The 2018 Flu Season

The 2018 Flu Season

Jamie Ma, Student Life/Lifestyle Editor

March 20, 2018

Influenza, commonly referred to as the flu, hospitalizes an average of 200,000 Americans and kills 36,000 every year. However, as the “flu season” has become a annual occurrence, flu related deaths rarely make headlines. Why now, during the 2018 flu season, is the word plastered all over the new...

FUHS students walkout for change

FUHS students walkout for change

Bella Gomez, Staff Writer

March 20, 2018

A sea of signs covered the front lawn on Wednesday as FUHS students and teachers participated in a nationwide walkout in memoriam of the 17 students and faculty members who lost their lives in the recent Parkland school shooting. Teachers, students, and parents joined together to honor and speak for...

Student walkouts against gun violence: what you need to know

Student walkouts against gun violence: what you need to know

Gillian Hodgden, Staff Writer

March 9, 2018

Following the fatal school shooting in Parkland, Florida which killed 17 students and faculty, there will be a walkout at FUHS to honor those who were killed and to protest gun violence in schools. Here is what you need to know if you plan on participating in the FUHS school walkout. The walkout...

FUHS students dodge balls at District Dodgeball Tournament

FUHS students dodge balls at District Dodgeball Tournament

Bella Gomez, Staff Writer

March 9, 2018

Today, Mar. 9, students from all over the Fullerton Joint Union High School District will be participating in the 2018 District Dodgeball Tournament. The tournament will be held in Sonora High School’s gymnasium, located on 401 S. Palm Street at 6:30 p.m. The price of general admission is ...

FUHS production “The Yellow Boat” wins first place in One Act Festival

FUHS production “The Yellow Boat” wins first place in One Act Festival

Melanie Pinzon, News/Feature Editor

March 6, 2018

FUHS Theatre won first place in the Southern California Thespian One Act Festival, advancing their production of “The Yellow Boat” to the main stage at the 2018 California State Thespian Conference this month. The play, which recounts the real-life experiences of eight-year-old Benjamin Saar who...