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Dyed Hair Epidemic

Kimberly Ayson and Gillian Bui October 14, 2021

Walk around campus and you will surely see a number of students, maybe even friends and teachers, with a head of colorful hair. Ranging from bright neon hues to natural highlights or rainbows, West...

Class of 2025 freshman officer elections

Class of 2025 freshman officer elections

Alana Desai and Sabrina Ho October 8, 2021

   The class of 2025 started off the school year by voting for their freshman class officers. On Aug. 26, freshman students cast their votes through an ASB Google Form.    Candidates running for...

West Ranch students celebrate the homecoming dance in style

West Ranch students celebrate the homecoming dance in style

Isabella Truong, Gaby Lesmana, and Desiree Perez October 8, 2021

   Over the weekend of Sept. 11, Wildcats dressed up for the first time in almost two years. The annual homecoming dance had students buzzing about who they were going to ask, where they were taking...

Places to study socially distanced

Brooke Johnston and Kimberly Ayson May 24, 2021

As testing season rolls around in Santa Clarita, students gather to pack study rooms and pore over review books. During COVID-19, however, these close-contact study sessions aren’t wise options. The...

West Ranch teachers transition to hybrid format from teaching completely online throughout most of this school year

West Ranch teachers transition to hybrid format from teaching completely online throughout most of this school year

Alyssa Chang and Lauren Guss May 17, 2021

   After over a year of Zoom calls, Google Meets, and staring at computer screens for over four hours a day, the William S. Hart Union High School District has finally reopened its doors to long-missed...

Hybrid students showcase their favorite fashion trends while transitioning back to school

Hybrid students showcase their favorite fashion trends while transitioning back to school

Isabella Truong, Anika Sachdeva, and Minjun Kim May 14, 2021

A variety of fashion trends are taking West Ranch by storm as hybrid-learning students return to campus. Specific colors and patterns have left footprints of influence all across campus. Here are a few...

Day in the life of a blended student

Day in the life of a blended student

Sabrina Ho, Teachnology and Media Manager May 10, 2021

Due to the pandemic, most of the school year has been spent on Zoom through distance learning. As COVID-19 cases decrease, West Ranch students have returned to campus through hybrid learning. They have...

Fashion trends for Spring 2021

Fashion trends for Spring 2021

Emily Chang, Lead Media Manager April 22, 2021

Though it might feel like the start of quarantine was only yesterday, a new spring season has arrived. While it might be hard to pinpoint exact styles that will be popular during this welcome period of...

Spring Cleaning 2021: Attitudes & Mindsets

Spring Cleaning 2021: Attitudes & Mindsets

Alice Xie, Staff Writer April 21, 2021

Spring cleaning is a popular household activity during the months of March, April, and May. Families get rid of items they no longer need to make space for new things, but this year, due to the pandemic,...

Why We Dream

Why We Dream

Reya Mehta, Copy Editor April 21, 2021

   “The strangest dream I had took place in Universal Studios,” West Ranch sophomore Saanvi Swain says. “There were two giant cupcake monsters and we had to run away from them or else we’d become...

College of the Canyons Farmers Market

College of the Canyons Farmer’s Market

Sabrina Ho and Gillian Bui April 19, 2021

A great way to start off your week is to take a trip to the Farmer’s Market. Every Sunday from 8:30 a.m. to noon, farmers from all over California gather at College of the Canyons to sell their fresh...

How to Start Focusing on Yourself

How to Start Focusing on Yourself

Sabrina Ho March 15, 2021

Making sure you are taking care of yourself and are happy with the life you are living is a practice often glossed over in our fast-paced world. Putting time into your relationships with others is undoubtedly...

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