The Paw Print

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...

How it Started vs. How it's Going

How it Started vs. How it’s Going

Alice Xie, Staff Writer May 14, 2021

I’ve had friends tell me how great high school is. How I will learn more than I’ve ever known. How the friends I make will be lifelong. How I’ll grow to be the best I can be. And most importantly,...

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,...

West Ranch enters hybrid learning bringing students back to campus.

West Ranch enters hybrid learning bringing students back to campus.

Ricky Rojas, Ashley Park, Justin Litvak, and Stephen Kim April 12, 2021

It’s been more than a year since West Ranch’s last day of fully in-person instruction: Mar. 13, 2020. A few days later, LA County declared a stay at home order kicking off months of closures and social...

Plans for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Plans for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Alice Xie, Staff Writer April 2, 2021

The 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games was one of the most anticipated events of the year. In the midst of the pandemic, this event would have shown unity among all countries and represented a force fighting the...

On the front lines

On the front lines

Introduction    March marks the one year anniversary of quarantine. What we once believed would be an “extended spring break” has now encapsulated months of a raging pandemic that has killed millions...

Coronavirus Timeline

Coronavirus Timeline

   At the transition from 2020 to 2021, many hoped that the coronavirus would miraculously disappear. However, COVID-19 cases are still raging as we continue our second online semester. Looking back,...

Survey: What TV shows and movies have students been watching over quarantine?

Survey: What TV shows and movies have students been watching over quarantine?

One of the ways students have busied themselves during this pandemic is by watching a variety of both TV shows and movies. Quarantine has allowed an array of new entertainment to hit streaming platforms,...

Update on the AP Exams

Update on the AP Exams

Alice Xie, Staff Writer March 11, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed more than just school online: many standardized tests have also been shifted to accommodate the online format. The AP exams are perhaps some of the most important high...

Young and employed: students working in quarantine

Young and employed: students working in quarantine

Ashley Park, Features Editor March 11, 2021

Quarantine has been a time for many to take on a slew of new hobbies such as baking, binge-watching Netflix, and hiking. However, many juniors and seniors have decided to dedicate their extra quarantine...

Pandemic beyond high school

Pandemic beyond high school

Jasmine Wongphatarakul, Kimberly Ayson, and Alice Xie December 16, 2020

   Adjusting to a virtual system of learning has been a difficult and new experience for students and teachers. Beyond West Ranch High School, students and teachers from different grade levels are adapting...

18 under 18: West Ranch Students Edition

18 under 18: West Ranch Students Edition

West Ranch’s 18 under 18. Featuring 18 changemakers at West Ranch, for the second year in a row, who display exceptional talent in a variety of fields. Scroll down below to read the full features.

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