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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Beatriz Herrera, Staff Reporter October 15, 2021

Did you know that October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month? Breast cancer occurs when cancer cells form on any breast tissue. No one knows when breast cancer forms because it is a mutation, but some...

My biggest pet peeve is...

“My biggest pet peeve is…”

The O&G Staff October 15, 2021

“...when people over-exaggerate their yawns.” “...when people over explain things.” “...when people don’t refill the empty toilet paper roll.” “...people wearing their masks under their...

Teacher of the Week- Mr. Diaz

Teacher of the Week- Mr. Diaz

Bobby Marshall, Staff Reporter October 15, 2021

“My name is Joshua Mathew Diaz or Mr. Diaz. I am from Woodlake, California. I teach World History. I went to Fresno State University and I went to college for a bachelor's degree in social science....

Tennis Girls Sweep MHS

Tennis Girls Sweep MHS

Zahra Rayani, Staff Reporter October 15, 2021

Here it is! This is what we've all been waiting for. The girls PHS tennis against MHS tennis. Since our last game of the first half of E.Y.L was postponed due to the bad air quality. On Friday, October...

Which Season is Your Favorite?

Which Season is Your Favorite?

Kymberly Rojas, Staff Reporter October 15, 2021

“Fall is my favorite season because you get both cold and warm weather. I like to watch Halloween movies during Fall.” -Kimberly Esquivel, senior “Winter is my favorite season because you can...

Club Connection-10.13.2021

Club Connection-10.13.2021

America Lemus Zavala, Staff Reporter October 13, 2021

-HOSA will meet on Thursday, October 14, during lunch in room H-102. -The Health Academy Club will meet on Tuesday, October 19, during lunch in room H-102. See you there! -HOSA members, please get sized...

Girls Water Polo loses to Garces Memorial

Girls’ Water Polo loses to Garces Memorial

Rosali Flores, Editor October 13, 2021

Yesterday, October 12, the  Girls’ Water Polo Team played the Garces Rams. This game was tougher than the previous games the team has had this season, and they just came back from a long weekend tournament....

More Vaccine Mandates

More Vaccine Mandates

Rosali Flores, Editor October 13, 2021

You may have heard that Governor Newsom recently mandated all students to have the COVID-19 vaccine in order to attend school. But do you know the details, like when, or why? This mandate will go into...

Girls’ Water Polo Beats Monache

Rosali Flores, Editor October 12, 2021

On Monday, our Water Polo Girls played against Monache. Our Girls were quite stressed since Monache is our rival, after all. The Girls played very hard in order to win, which they did. Senior Claire Lee...

Junior Mylah Niksa and Freshman Haiden Arbelo go up for the block.

Volleyball Fights Hard Against Monache

Jaaci Patterson, Staff Reporter October 12, 2021

When rival teams play each other, everyone in town gets hyped. Volleyball played the Monache Marauders on Tuesday, October 5th, in the Sharman Gym. The team was ready and practiced hard until... some difficulties...

Rant of the Week

Rant of the Week

The O&G Staff October 8, 2021

“My biggest problem is…” “...school work.” “...family.” “...procrastination.” “...my dad.” “...time management.” “...eating bad.” “...wasting money.” “...math.” “...not...

Poor Richards Pizza- New Owner Who Dis?

Poor Richard’s Pizza- New Owner Who Dis?

Kymberly Rojas, Staff Reporter October 8, 2021

Poor Richard’s Pizza has been open on Main Street here in Porterville since 1970. The first real pizza place in town was originally owned by Mike Freeman. Chris Diaz, Victoria Diaz, and Hussain Rayani...

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