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West Ranch High School Graduation 2018

West Ranch High School Graduation 2018

Minjoon Kang, Staff Writer

June 2, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, West Ranch

On May 30, the West Ranch High School Class of 2018 completed their high school careers in a glorious and symbolic graduation ceremony. Throughout the evening, families cheered as the seniors walked across the field. As the night progressed, graduates Kenny Singh and Derek Meegan reminiscenced on memorie...

Senior Awards

Senior Awards

Ryan Factora, Staff Writer

May 24, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

On May 21, seniors, friends, and family gathered in the gym for Senior Awards night. Unlike graduation, which honors completing high school, Senior Awards Night honors achievements earned throughout the four years. Throughout the night, teachers announced different awards and honors, including the A...

Defending your Data

Defending your Data

Jaesung Park, Web Editor in Chief

May 24, 2018


Filed under News

  Not long after the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica scandal, Google is under investigation in Australia for unpermitted, large-scale, Android data harvesting. Though appearing like a friendly, trustworthy neighbor, Google’s true motives are clear: they want to monetize our data, at any cost.   ...

Senior Rally

Senior Rally

Nicole Augusta and Katie Luo

May 21, 2018


Filed under News, West Ranch

The last rally of the year on May 4 was a throwback theme, perfect to bid a final farewell to the seniors of 2018. The rally began with a standout performance of the national anthem by Boy’s Choir and a moment of silence for Maya Evans, a 2017 graduate who passed away from leukemia on May 3. After t...

Welcome 2022 Wildcats Rally

Welcome 2022 Wildcats Rally

Katie Luo, Staff Writer

April 30, 2018


Filed under News

      On April 19, students from ASB, sports teams, and the band gathered in the gym to greet the incoming class of 2022. West Ranch ASB gave the students a taste of what their rallies will look like over the next four years, featuring all of the traditional performances from the dance team’s magical...

Zuckerberg’s Hypocrisy

Zuckerberg’s Hypocrisy

Jaesung Park, Web Editor

April 27, 2018


Filed under News

  Mark Zuckerberg’s trash has more privacy than your Facebook data. I’m not kidding. Facebook has been under a lot of flak recently, and a lot of the hate is being directed towards Mark Zuckerberg, the company’s co-founder, chairman and CEO. This can be explained by the his dictatorial influence and gree...

SoCal Corgi Beach Day Spring 2018

SoCal Corgi Beach Day Spring 2018

Allison Alben, Copy Editor

April 17, 2018


Filed under News

Imagine this: A single corgi. Then dozens. Then hundreds, and even thousands. Pembrokes. Cardigans. Tri-color and fawn and merle. Some with brown eyes, some with blue eyes, and even some with both. Some aren’t even corgis: There are labradors and chihuahuas and a whole manner of mutt-ly masterpieces....

A Little History of Native Peoples in Santa Clarita

A Little History of Native Peoples in Santa Clarita

Skijler Hutson, Design Editor

April 10, 2018


Filed under Around Town, Featured Multimedia, Features, Local, News

Although it may be hard to imagine driving through the suburban sprawl that is Santa Clarita, there were once many prosperous settlements of Native Americans across the valley. Growing up, I always knew that there were once Native Americans here from my visits to Vasquez Rocks and Placerita Canyon, but...

WRHS Speech and Debate Excels at State Quals

WRHS Speech and Debate Excels at State Quals

Iman Baber

March 19, 2018


Filed under Local, News, West Ranch

Most students relax or binge-watch Netflix on Saturdays. But not the West Ranch Speech and Debate team. These dedicated students spend their Saturdays competing with schools across Los Angeles. On March 9 and 10, the team took part in the State Qualifiers, a competition that the students had been prep...

Women with Rhythm

Women with Rhythm

Samantha Hartung, A&E Editor

March 16, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, West Ranch

For a city to have one person that will become a musical icon is extraordinary. To have three students that will become musical icons is almost unheard of.     Cate Hwang, Hailey Miller and Marley Berry are all online students through the district’s Hart at Home program, although Berry and Hwan...

Grease Rally

Grease Rally

Timothy Kang, Staff Writer

March 15, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, West Ranch

   West Ranch students got the opportunity to dive back in time to the 50’s at the Grease rally. Instead of the traditional separation between the four classes, the gym was divided into two sides — the pink ladies, decorated in colorful pink posters, and the black-wearing greasers, covered in a dark sha...

Speak Loud and Proud

Speak Loud and Proud

Iman Baber

March 8, 2018


Filed under Features, Local, Student Life, Top Stories, West Ranch

Students talking. General chatter and conversation. Smiles and laughter. These are the sights and sounds you are greeted with upon entering room 212, home of the West Ranch Speech and Debate team. The West Ranch Speech and Debate Team is a student club that meets every Tuesday and Thursday after sch...

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