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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...

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...

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...

12 Easter Dad Jokes

12 Easter Dad Jokes

Rosali Flores, Editor April 14, 2022

What do you call a sleeping egg? Egg-zosted! What do you call 10 rabbits marching backward? A receding hareline. How does the Easter bunny stay in shape? Lots of eggs-ercise! What do you get...

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...

National Library Week & School Library Month

National Library Week & School Library Month

Kymberly Rojas, Staff Reporter April 1, 2022

The month of April is School Library Month and National Library Week is April 3rd- April 9th.  National Library Week is a time to celebrate our nation's libraries, library workers' contributions and...

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:  ...

April Fools Day Origin

April Fools’ Day Origin

Rosali Flores, Editor March 31, 2022

Also known as All Fools' Day, April Fools' Day does not have a known origin. However, it has been tied to Holi, a Hindu festival where people throw colored water and powders over each other, and Hilaria,...

Therapy with Z

“Therapy” with Z

Zahra Rayani, Staff Reporter March 25, 2022

High school is a hard time in life to go through, with the mental health issues to gossip, and let’s not forget about COVID 19 throwing everyone off. I decided to reach out to some students to see what...

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