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FUHS Speech and Debate have national success

FUHS Speech and Debate have national success

Jamie Ma, Student Life Editor

September 1, 2017


Filed under Clubs and Programs, Featured, School News, Showcase, Student Life

Hoping to continue decades of success at the National Speech and Debate Association tournament in June 2018, the FUHS speech and debate team has already begun preparing through their annual summer camp and preseason practices. The team spends over 112 hours writing, memorizing, and practicing speeche...

Speech and Debate Duo advances to Nationals

Speech and Debate Duo advances to Nationals

Jamie Ma, Staff Writer

May 19, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Eight members of our speech team traveled to Lexington, Kentucky April 27, continuing the tradition of excellence at the prestigious, national Tournament of Champions. During the year, top contestants at major tournaments receive “bids” to compete at TOC. This year, the tournament was comprised ...

Speech and Debate team wins final tournament

Speech and Debate team wins final tournament

Jamie Ma, Staff Writer

April 17, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

FUHS’s Speech and Debate team won first place at their  last local tournament at Schurr High School on Apr. 8. In Humorous Interpretation, sophomore, Cordelia Tran received third place, while also receiving second place in Duo Interpretation with partner junior, Lauren Fu. Fu took first i...

Meet the Mr. Fullerton Nominees!

Meet the Mr. Fullerton Nominees!

Meghan Taylor, Copy Editor

April 4, 2017


Filed under Mr. Fullerton, Showcase, Student Life

Mr. Fullerton "Through the Ages" will take place on Apr. 12 at 7pm in the Plummer Auditorium. Tickets will cost $10 each. There is a fundraiser today, Apr. 7 at IHOP from 6pm to 11pm. All proceeds go towards the show.

FUHS hosts “Night Before Nationals” speech showcase

FUHS hosts “Night Before Nationals” speech showcase

Cordelia Tran, Staff Writer

March 29, 2017


Filed under Student Life

On Mar. 15, Fullerton’s speech program hosted their “Night Before Nationals” showcase. The showcase included performances from 9 different performers including freshman Kristin Dickson, sophomores Tommy Kim, Lizzy Renteria, Cordelia Tran and Joshua Miller, juniors Colby Martin, Sharra Wells, Jac...

ComedySportz audience determines winner

ComedySportz audience determines winner

Jamie Ma, Staff Writer

March 23, 2017


Filed under Student Life

ComedySportz hosted and won yet another match against El Dorado High School Friday, Mar. 16. The match consisted of two halves, the first half played by senior and Team Captain Claire McDonald, senior Samantha Scales, and freshmen Emily McCardell and Calvin Tate. The team ended the half with a score ...

ComedySportz hosts their first match

ComedySportz hosts their first match

Jamie Ma, Staff Writer

March 1, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Fullerton Union High School’s first ever home ComedySportz match took place Friday, Feb. 18 in the Little Theater. Fullerton won 28-18 against Yorba Linda High School. This is the first year FUHS has a ComedySportz program which showcases improvisational comedic acting in a competitive, sports form...

Speech triumphs in Arizona

Speech triumphs in Arizona

Cordelia Tran and Jamie Ma

January 30, 2017


Filed under Student Life

The Fullerton Speech and Debate team nabbed yet again another first place trophy, adding to their collection of awards. The team traveled to Tempe, Arizona to compete at the Arizona State University Tournament of Champions, an event with over 2000 competitors. In addition to overall success the t...

What do you mean Santa isn’t real?

What do you mean Santa isn’t real?

Myah Phillips, Staff Writer

December 12, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

As children, we grow up experiencing an indescribable anticipation and excitement as we go to sleep on Christmas Eve, expecting the jolly man in red to climb down our chimney and leave us presents. But as we grow older, the magic fades and our spirits are dampened as we discover that the mysterious Sa...

Senior puts on last Halloween maze

Senior puts on last Halloween maze

Emma Moyers, Co-Editor-In-Chief

November 3, 2016


Filed under Featured, Showcase, Student Life

For ten years, FUHS senior Samuel McIntosh and his father have been hosting a Halloween maze at their home called the McIntosh Manor, drawing friends and family for a night of fright. This was its final year. From a young age McIntosh showed interest in horror films, scary masks, and creating things that ...

Speech team’s first win of the year

Speech team’s first win of the year

Cordelia Tran, Staff Writer

September 30, 2016


Filed under Student Life

After departing from the LAX airport around 8 a.m. on Sept. 9, the Fullerton Speech team made their way to the Grapevine Invitational Tournament in Grapevine, Texas. The team spent the morning practicing and preparing for the day ahead of them. The group of 14 competitors, chaperoned by coach and teacher Pri...

Freshmen v. Seniors

Freshmen v. Seniors

Myah Phillips and Emily Caluya

September 26, 2016


Filed under Student Life

For freshmen, high school is a scary, yet exciting beginning. Seniors have a more blasé outlook on their time here, but still hold on to the nostalgic factors high school has had to offer them.   Freshman Alex Ramirez pictures high school as a place to start fresh. “I feel like [high school] is...