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Holiday Checklist

Holiday Checklist

Mabel Ra, Editor

December 18, 2018


Filed under Features

With the weather getting colder and the nights getting longer, there’s so much to do during your weekends and winter breaks! Here’s a list of some ideas to do with your friends, family, and more!   Irvine Spectrum Ice Skating Each year, Irvine Spectrum, a popular outlet for entert...

Senior Advice for Freshman: Semester Finals

Senior Advice for Freshman: Semester Finals

Courtney Huitt, Photojournalist

December 18, 2018


Filed under Features

As the holidays approach nearer and nearer, so do the dreaded semester finals. Almost resembling the calm before the storm, once returning from winter break, student and teachers here at YLHS go into full review mode for the few remaining weeks of the semester to prepare for finals. Although we are alm...

The Battle to Persevere

The Battle to Persevere

Mabel Ra, Editor

December 18, 2018


Filed under Features, News

"A little more persistence, a little more effort, and what seemed hopeless failure may turn to glorious success." -Elbert Hubbard   With today’s fast paced atmosphere in our society, caused mostly by the advancement of technology, millennials have become accustomed to minimal efforts and ...

Gift It Yourself!

Gift It Yourself!

Juliette Fournier, Editor

December 15, 2018


Filed under Features

With the holidays coming up, many people are in search of the perfect present for their loved ones. Instead of buying all your gifts, consider making DIY gifts for friends and family. Coco Xu (12) agrees that "not only are these more affordable for students, they also convey a more personal message." The ef...

10 Years Ago…

10 Years Ago…

Caitlyn Truong, Editor

December 15, 2018


Filed under Features

Happy birthday, Yorba Linda High School! As YLHS celebrates its ten year anniversary of its opening, the world as a whole also has reason to remember the culture and current events of 2009.   Ten years ago, Barack Obama was inaugurated as the 44th President of the United States of America ...

The Death of Former US President: George H.W. Bush

The Death of Former US President: George H.W. Bush

Salma Almoradi, Photojournalist

December 13, 2018


Filed under Features

The date of Friday, November 30, 2018, marks a significant and historic day for the United States of America. At the age of 94, former President George H. W. Bush passed away. His funeral services began on Monday, December 3, 2018, on Ellington Field in Houston, Texas. As his casket was put on Specia...

The Romaine Lettuce Recall

The Romaine Lettuce Recall

Salma Almoradi, Photojournalist

December 11, 2018


Filed under Features

As of Sunday, November 26, 2018, 43 people in 12 of the US states and 22 people in Canada have become ill due to the E. coli outbreak in Romaine lettuce. Because of the outbreak, the FDA has given several steps to inform consumers about the origins and harvest dates of lettuce.   One sugg...

Holly Jolly Arts Extravaganza

Holly Jolly Arts Extravaganza

Mabel Ra, Editor

December 11, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

Each year, the Yorba Linda High School Fine Arts Commissioners work to put together Fine Arts Week, a week-long school event dedicated to acknowledging and appreciating the various arts programs that exist at YLHS. This year, the arts commissioners, Allie Mortensen (11) and Corinne Green (11) coordinated...

“Out of Focus” Winners

“Out of Focus” Winners

Grace Kim, Section Editor

December 11, 2018


Filed under A and E, Features

Every year, the Yorba Linda Public Library and the Richard Nixon Presidential Library hold an art show for students in neighboring high schools and middle schools. There are multiple art categories that applicants can choose from including photography, drawing and painting, short story, graphic design, an...

YLHS Newspaper and Yearbook Take New York!

YLHS Newspaper and Yearbook Take New York!

Stephen Serrano, Section Editor

December 11, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

Yes, you read that right, a handful of our students in our YLHS Newspaper and Yearbook classes have gone, seen, and experienced the “concrete jungle”, New York City. The Yorba Lindans left sunny Southern California and flew across the entire country to the not-so-sunny New York from Nov. 1-6. This tr...

It’s in Your Head, Not Your Bed

It’s in Your Head, Not Your Bed

Sarah Meadows, Photojournalist

December 11, 2018


Filed under Features

Picture this: an adolescent girl is paralyzed under her sheets at 3:02 am, refusing to move a muscle so as to diminish the possibility of the monster under her bed hearing her lungs exhale, her heart beat, or even her eyelashes flutter. Wide-eyed and teary-eyed, the girl sits, but she does not sleep. T...

Bullet Journal: Planner, Diary, Sketchbook, Whatever!

Bullet Journal: Planner, Diary, Sketchbook, Whatever!

Kathleen Toblesky, Photojournalist

December 11, 2018


Filed under Features

Getting through school and daily tasks can be a handful. Planners and to-do lists simply aren’t enough to manage the day anymore. Planners don’t fit all your needs, to-do lists get out of hand, sticky notes get lost, and calendars are just forgotten. But what if there was an easier way? Something th...

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