The Paw Print

Sydney to Santa Clarita

Vanessa McLaughlin, Staff Writer

December 16, 2019

Moving is a difficult process for many people. Even from a short distance, it creates a saddening impact because adjusting to a new life is hard, but moving to a new country can be the hardest change of all. For Australian siblings Taryn and Deanna Stevens, moving here was not their decision. Now in h...

Sunday Morning Review

Sunday Morning Review

Ashley Park, Features Editor

December 13, 2019

The perfect place to grab a drink on Sunday morning is Sunday Morning, with two locations on W. 6th Street and Melrose Avenue. Although it’s categorized as a coffee shop, they also make a variety of different drinks and meals. Their drink menu ranges from basic coffee and flavored lattes to specialt...

Transitioning Your Wardrobe for the Winter

Transitioning Your Wardrobe for the Winter

Emily Chang, A&E Editor

December 9, 2019

When the breeze starts to pick up, the temperature drops and the leaves start falling, winter is in full force and a warm-weather wardrobe no longer makes the cut. However, especially in Santa Clarita, it is too expensive to buy a whole new wardrobe for weather that lasts only a few months. Here are ...

Munchies: I Reviewed Starbucks’ Holiday Drink Menu

Munchies: I Reviewed Starbucks’ Holiday Drink Menu

Jaeeun Park, Staff Writer

December 9, 2019

As a more spirited venture for Paw Print, I sacrificed my health to taste-test some new holiday drinks at Starbucks.   Peppermint Mocha: Aha, the Peppermint Mocha: the most basic of holiday drinks. Who hasn’t tried one of these in an attempt to be festive? For those that haven’t cons...

2020-2021 ASB E-Board Members

Emily Chang and Ashley Park

December 9, 2019

The week leading up to Nov. 7 was one filled with bubbles, glowsticks and bracelets. While not the typical snapshot of a regular week of school, these different items were indicative of something even bigger: ASB’s Executive Board election week.  After days of serious campaigning by different students for a co...

6 Tips for Studying for Winter Finals

Lauren Guss, Alyssa Chang, and Jasmine Wongphatarakul

December 5, 2019

Finals week is quickly creeping up on students, and it will be here before many know it. As of the week of Dec. 2, finals week is in two weeks. Periods 1, 5 and 6 will be on Tuesday, Dec. 17. periods 3 and 7 will on Wednesday, Dec. 18 and periods 2 and 4 will be on Thursday, Dec. 19.    Finals ...

Behind the Scenes of JROTC

Jasmine Wongphatarakul, Staff Writer

November 21, 2019

   Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps, known as JROTC, is a military program that offers high school students leadership skills and motivates them to become better American citizens.    Although the program has a strong military influence, participants are not required to join the military...

Annette Roberston: The New Ace on Campus

Annette Roberston: The New Ace on Campus

Brooke Johnston, Features Editor

November 21, 2019

Up. Down. Up. Down. Annette Roberston bounces the ball slowly, the sound it makes when it hits the court in time with the heartbeat dancing between her ears. All she can hear is its rhythm, all she can see is green as she tosses the ball to the sky, all she can think about are the words “match point.”...

A 16-YEAR-OLD JUNIOR STRIVES TO BECOME A PILOT

A 16-YEAR-OLD JUNIOR STRIVES TO BECOME A PILOT

Alyssa Chang and Jasmine Wongphatarakul

November 12, 2019

   West Ranch High School junior James Walusko’s days are filled with balancing school work, practicing the trumpet and training to become a pilot.     “Both of my grandparents were pilots, as well as my great grandparents, which really motivated me to follow the family tradition,” said Walu...

Space Rat

Space Rat

Chika Winston, Website Design Editor-in-Chief

November 4, 2019

 As the drummer starts with a beat, soon to be followed by the two guitarists, the four band members stand atop the stage — sweat trickling down their faces but cheeks engraved with smiles — where they overlook the small crowd in front of them.    Today, they are here to perform. Tonight, they will bring som...

West Ranch French Club Holds Their Own Haitian-Themed Party

Mia Ouyang, Staff Writer

November 1, 2019

   On Oct. 16, West Ranch’s very own French club held a Haitian-themed party to raise awareness of both the crises in Haiti (such as the daily protests calling for the resignation of their President, leading to economic and political collapse) and French-speaking countries outside of France.   The room b...

Halloween: the Past and Present in a Nutshell

Halloween: the Past and Present in a Nutshell

October 29, 2019

Halloween today differs greatly from its origin to the now-national holiday. Originating in Europe, the religious folk festival spread with colonies to eventually diffuse all over the world thanks to the advancements in technology and floods of immigration. According to History.com, Halloween star...

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