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Lighting Up The Holidays

Lighting Up The Holidays

Katherine Ortiz, Photojournalist

January 23, 2020

Across the country, people celebrate many different holidays. People from all different backgrounds and cultures come together for exciting holiday activities that enliven spirits throughout this season. They celebrate by baking, by singing holiday songs, or by decorating their houses, some more than ot...

Try Kindness.

Try Kindness.

Sarah Meadows, Section Editor

January 21, 2020

New year, new you? What does that even mean? Well, it can have very different meanings for very different people. Overall, changing one’s personality is not necessarily healthy nor possible; however, striving to be a better person is. As a matter of fact, people who show one act of kindness a day ...

How Can I Stay Motivated To Focus On Finals After Winter Break?

How Can I Stay Motivated To Focus On Finals After Winter Break?

Blake Kingsbury, Photojournalist

January 21, 2020

It’s December 26, and you are looking around your neighborhood with a feeling of sadness. All of that excitement you had about the countdown to Christmas is now over. The lights will soon come down from rooftops, the ornaments will be taken off of Christmas trees, and all the wrapping paper will fin...

A Bittersweet Season

A Bittersweet Season

Emily Ito and Caitlyn Truong

January 20, 2020

The holiday season of 2019 has commenced. Dazzling lights are streamed across our neighbors’ roofs and festive music is playing in every department store. It is the time for cookies and milk. Red and green. Heavy jackets and Santa hats. It is the season of joy, and the season of cheer. Regardless of ...

Overwatch: New Season, New Team

Overwatch: New Season, New Team

Emily Eslao, Photojournalist

January 18, 2020

The YLHS eSports club recently announced its 2019-2020 Overwatch team. Open to anyone interested in joining, tryouts were held after school on September 25th and 26th in room 337. The following students made the team: Aaron Siegler, Adriel Bull, Barry Qin, Logan Tiborczszeghy, Marcus Tran, Max Cohen, ...

Behind Some of Our Most Influential National Holidays

Behind Some of Our Most Influential National Holidays

Sharon Sun, Photojournalist

January 18, 2020

Veterans Day, Martin Luther King Day, Presidents’ Day, Memorial Day and more — these popular American holidays all have a significant cultural and historical background profoundly affecting American history and the modern era. But their popularity is already amplified among students for the one-day ...

New Beginning, New Happenings

New Beginning, New Happenings

Eunice Ahn, Photojournalist

January 18, 2020

2019 has ended, marking the end of the decade. With the start of a new decade, new things are to come this year. Ranging from politics, technology, science, and more, 2020 is already expecting many things.   The last presidential election occurred in 2016, bringing the heated battle between Hilary C...

YLFBLA Stepping up for Southern Section

YLFBLA Stepping up for Southern Section

Kobi Khong, Photojournalist

January 15, 2020

In the weeks leading up to February 22nd, members of Yorba Linda’s Future Business Leaders of America Club have been studying and testing out in their respective competitive events in preparation for the Southern Section Conference at Valencia High School in Placentia. Schools across Southern Califor...

PYLUSD Winter Festival 2019

PYLUSD Winter Festival 2019

Kobi Khong, Photojournalist

January 15, 2020

The saying goes that there is snow place like home, and there was no better proof of that than the Placentia Yorba Linda Unified School District annual Winter Festival! In combination with the schools across the district—Esperanza, Valencia, and El Dorado—Yorba Linda High School’s Concert Choir, ...

So, You’ve Been Rejected from College

So, You’ve Been Rejected from College

Janet Han, Section Editor

January 15, 2020

An update to your application has been posted.  View Update>>   You click on the link, take in a deep breath, and brace yourself. Right away, the decision is clear. No fancy graphics, no massive “congratulations,” no elaborate video.    Instead, a letter.  &nbs...

Post Application Stress

Post Application Stress

Malieka Khan, Section Editor

January 14, 2020

With college applications finally sent for many students who are applying to them, most people assume that the stress of the everyday applicant is gone. That cannot be farther from the truth. With the fear of college rejection and, even worse, the wait time to get the letter that determines a person...

Tips for Students with Jobs in High School

Tips for Students with Jobs in High School

Gabby McCutchan, Section Editor

January 14, 2020

In high school, students gradually learn how to perfectly balance their academics, sports, clubs, and social life. This in itself may already be overwhelming for many students, seeing that there just doesn’t seem to be enough time during the day to get everything done. So what happens when you throw ...

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