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There’s No Place Like Homecoming

There’s No Place Like Homecoming

Alexa Empleo and Quynn Lubs

October 5, 2018


Filed under News, West Ranch

On the night of Sept. 22, West Ranch High School students filed into the Hyatt Regency Valencia ballroom dressed to the nines and ready for a night on the other side of the rainbow. The theme of the evening was “The Wizard of Oz,” a classic film enjoyed by most people at some point in their lives. ...

Dodie Clark at The Fonda

Dodie Clark at The Fonda

Quynn Lubs, Staff Writer

September 29, 2018


Filed under Music, News

  The line to enter the Fonda Theater on Sept. 23 was longer than many have seen it before. People were dressed in long, tulle skirts and t-shirts with taxi cabs printed on the front. They had been waiting for hours, until the doors were set to open at 7:30 p.m. Once fans got close to the front of ...

Freedom to Read, Freedom to Know

Freedom to Read, Freedom to Know

Chika Winston, Staff Writer

September 24, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, West Ranch

Caution tape surrounds the library, blocking out many of the books that were challenged throughout history. Books like “Brave New World,” “Lord of the Flies,” “Looking for Alaska” to “Gossip Girl” are behind the caution tape, having been either been banned or challenged by parents or aut...

Sept. 11 City Council Meeting

Sept. 11 City Council Meeting

Katie Luo, Staff Writer

September 24, 2018


Filed under Around Town, News

Behind the scenes of Santa Clarita lies City Hall, where important issues are taken care of and crucial topics are discussed. Each day, City Hall is working hard to keep Santa Clarita afloat. On every second and fourth Tuesday of every month, the City Council Chambers opens its doors to the public t...

Homecoming Rally

Homecoming Rally

Alexa Empleo, Staff Writer

September 17, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, West Ranch

On Sept. 14, West Ranch students crowded the gym to witness this year’s homecoming rally. The hosts, Lauren Franco, Sydney Schauble, Skijler Hutson and Nick Carson were all dressed up as the main characters from “The Wizard of Oz.” As always, the rally started with the singing of the national an...

Club Rush Day

Club Rush Day

Jessica Son, Staff Writer

September 17, 2018


Filed under News, West Ranch

West Ranch’s clubs and organizations are a great way to be involved and feel like a part of something. On Sept. 5, students were able to explore the diverse choices of clubs on campus during lunch. Informational booths and signs were spread across campus for people to gain interest and be engaged. E...

The Parents are Back in Town

The Parents are Back in Town

Chika Winston, Staff Writer

September 13, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, West Ranch

  It was 6 p.m. The sun was about to set. Walking around the school, it seemed deserted without all the students. Everything was gone. Only a handful of humans seemed to be in sight. If only the school knew what would be happening in just 30 minutes.   On Sept. 4, West Ranch had its Back to ...

Freshman Class Elections

Freshman Class Elections

Alexa Empleo, Staff Writer

September 7, 2018


Filed under News, West Ranch

The Class of 2022 had their class officer elections yesterday, Sept. 9, during tutorial, brunch and lunch. ASB set up a voting booth downstairs near the cafeteria and in front of their office. The freshman excitedly voted for their officers, presenting their ID cards and writing the names of their chos...

Rally in the Making

Rally in the Making

Mina Jang, Shanzay Hassan, Ryan Factora, and Mary Waugh

September 7, 2018


Filed under News

   On Aug. 22, the campus is dead quiet, empty of its students after 3 p.m. Yet, amidst this silence, muffled voices and the clink-clanking of paint buckets can be heard from afar. In the large gym, ASB is putting their blood, sweat, and tears into designing diverse decorations, plastering huge po...

What We Need to Remember this Labor Day Weekend

What We Need to Remember this Labor Day Weekend

Alexa Empleo, Staff Writer

August 31, 2018


Filed under News, Opinions

A vast majority of us surely are aware of the upcoming Labor Day long weekend, which is both exciting and a huge relief. It is no surprise that most holidays that cause suspensions of classes are always overlooked since everyone is out enjoying their free day. However, it is also crucial that we at l...

Class of 2019: Senior Sunrise

Class of 2019: Senior Sunrise

Skijler Hutson and Zoey Greenwald

August 30, 2018


Filed under Featured Multimedia, News, Top Stories, West Ranch

    It’s Aug. 24 at 5:43 in the morning, and, funny enough, I don’t feel awful. The interesting thing about mornings is that they are not intrinsically awful —  it’s just the waking up that makes them feel awful. I guess I never made the distinction.    It’s 5:44 in the morning and I ...

Bootcamp Rally

Bootcamp Rally

Mary Waugh and Ryan Factora

August 28, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, West Ranch

On Aug. 23, new and returning West Ranch students flooded into the gym in anticipation of the first rally of the year. Senior Savannah Burrows kicked off the rally with a stunning rendition of the national anthem before pack leaders Mya Davis, Lucas Elzer, Joey Goldfisher and Darryl Evans kicked off th...

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