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2022-2023 Executive Board Q&A

2022-2023 Executive Board Q&A

Alyssa Chang, Sabrina Ho, and Lucia Lehmann April 25, 2022

   West Ranch High School held elections for their 2022-2023 ASB Executive Board following a week of campaign posters, West Ranch TV interviews and social media posts on March 24, 2022. After days of...

West Ranch holds first Open House and Eighth Grade Orientation in-person after two years online

West Ranch holds first Open House and Eighth Grade Orientation in-person after two years online

Lauren Guss and Camille Ayson April 22, 2022

   West Ranch’s Open House and Eighth Grade Orientation occurred in-person on March 24 from 6 to 8 p.m. Open House is an event that invites parents and guardians to experience their student’s daily...

DECA students advance to state

DECA students advance to state

Raina Bae and Krish Singh April 20, 2022

   West Ranch students Shefali Breitbach, Samantha Amorsolo, and Dante Frangipane are representing our school in the Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) competition, a prestigious statewide...

Different types of colleges explained

Different types of colleges explained

Haley Choe, Andrew Kang, and Lauren Guss April 18, 2022

     Even though there are endless ways to navigate the college application process, many students forget one important aspect of the journey: what type of college would they benefit from attending?      Ian...

West Ranch Speech qualifies for state competition

West Ranch Speech qualifies for state competition

Alice Xie, Copy Editor April 4, 2022

     The weekend of March 12 marked the state qualifying competition for speech, where four West Ranch students qualified to compete at the state level. Students Sana Meher, Swarada Kulkarni, Jo Jojo...

WR Teachers in Love

WR Teachers in Love

Jessica Son and Sabrina Ho March 16, 2022

Teachers on the West Ranch campus are known for their dedication to their students and hard work, whether classes are remote or in-person. However, their passion for education isn't the only thing...

West Ranch News in Review

West Ranch News in Review

First Day of School: Aug. 10    On Tuesday, Aug. 10, students had their first day of in-person school after two years online. New schedules were delivered and anxiety-ridden students tried their...

West Ranch votes on new schedule block in compliance with new California law

West Ranch votes on new schedule block in compliance with new California law

Reya Mehta and Lauren Guss March 8, 2022

   Oct. 17, 2021 was a significant day for the redesign of K-12 infrastructure and safety: Governor Newsom took finalizing actions towards signing a law preventing start times of junior high and high...

MLK Walk at Central Park

MLK Walk at Central Park

Andrew Hezel, Staff Writer March 8, 2022

   The City of Santa Clarita celebrated Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Jan. 17 with the MLK Unity Walk at Central Park. This year’s theme was “Together We Are Stronger.”       The...

Returning to a COVID-affected school

Returning to a COVID-affected school

Schools across the country, West Ranch included, have kicked off the second semester of the year. However, with the return to in-person learning, they are facing some difficult challenges in keeping campuses...

West Ranch named 2021 California Distinguished School

West Ranch named 2021 California Distinguished School

Krish Singh and Alana Desai January 20, 2022

   In April 2021, for the first time in school history, West Ranch High School was named a California Distinguished School. According to the California Department of Education, this honor is only given...

DFY toy drive to give back to our community during the holidays

DFY toy drive to give back to our community during the holidays

Raina Bae and Tashvi Ratnani December 14, 2021

Last week, Drug-Free Youth in Santa Clarita Valley participated in the Michael Hoefflin Toy Drive to help children with cancer this holiday season.     Many students brought their donations to the...

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