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The Orange & Green

The Orange & Green

The Orange & Green

(Left to right) - Brandon Garcia, senior (UCLA), Daniel Ceballos Vargas, senior (UC Riverside), Marina Hernandez, senior (PC), Lily Garfield, senior (UC Merced), Giselle Delgado, senior (Fresno State)

Senior Signing Day

Bibianna Ledesma , Staff Reporter May 6, 2022

Senior Signing Day took place in the Buck Shafter Memorial Courtyard between 9:15 a.m. to 12:10 p.m. today. Seniors can attend with parents to capture pictures of them signing to a four-year university,...

Happy Earth Day

Happy Earth Day

America Lemus Zavala, Reporter April 22, 2022

For over 50 years, Earth Day has been celebrated on April 22. The idea of Earth Day was brought up in 1969 by US Senator Gaylord Nelson when he saw the oil spill in Santa Barbara, CA. In 1970, Nelson called...

How much is Prom costing you?

How much is Prom costing you?

Rosali Flores, Editor April 21, 2022

"Dress is $180 and the alternation costs $30. I also want to get my nails done so an additional $45." -Karen Hidalgo, senior "$260 for my dress, $30 for my shoes, $25 for my ticket, $20 for hair things...

Why arent you going to prom?

Why aren’t you going to prom?

Karen Hidalgo, Staff reporter April 21, 2022

"I'm not going to prom because its very expensive and I would like to enjoy all the events my senior year." -Beatriz Herrera, junior "I'm not going to prom because I feel like its more of a senior activity...

Stress Awareness Month

Stress Awareness Month

Beatriz Herrera, Reporter April 21, 2022

Stress can be exhausting, and it can cause and/or aggravate health problems. Since stress is a normal part of human existence, nobody is immune to it. It is important to arm ourselves with knowledge so...

Easter Facts

Easter Facts

Karen Hidalgo, staff reporter April 14, 2022

Easter baskets represent bird nests and new life when eggs are added into them. The Easter Bunny originally began in Germany back in the Middle Ages. Both Halloween and Easter compete for highest...

Child Abuse Awareness Month

Child Abuse Awareness Month

Beatriz Herrera, Reporter April 14, 2022

Every year, Child Abuse Awareness Month is observed in April to recognize the efforts made by our communities and families to bring up this issue in front of the world. About one out of seven children...

National Pet Day

National Pet Day

Karen Hidalgo, staff reporter April 14, 2022

National Pet Day Falls on April 11th of every year. It began when Animal Welfare Advocate Colleen Paige founded NPD (National Pet Day) in 2006. Her main reasons as to why she founded this is because she...

CAST, What Is It?

CAST, What Is It?

Rosali Flores, Editor April 7, 2022

Starting this week, all seniors began taking the California Science Test (CAST). This test is similar to the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP). Usually, students take the...

Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Beatriz Herrera, Reporter April 7, 2022

Sexual Assualt Awareness Month starts in April and lasts all the way till the end. Sexual Assault Awareness is a campaign that aims to increase awareness about the causes and risk factors for sexual assault...

Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month

Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month

America Lemus Zavala, Reporter April 7, 2022

April is dedicated to the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month to bring awareness to animal cruelty so a change can happen. Animal cruelty is when an animal is being harmed one way or another; whether...

April Fools Pranks

April Fools Pranks

Beatriz Herrera, Reporter April 1, 2022

April Fools Day is the most annoying day but for some, it is the best day. The best day to be as annoying as you want and to mess with everyone's mind. Some pranks you can use for April fools are:  ...

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