The Wrangler

The Virus More Widespread than Coronavirus

Senioritis has been around much longer than COVID-19 and has affected many more people.

Stephen Serrano, Section Editor

May 8, 2020

It’s the start of second semester senior year, and you have already been accepted into a few safety schools. Just like any other day, you get up for school, reluctantly rising from your deep slumber of eight hours and going through your morning routine. You freshen up, dress, settle in the front seat...

Advanced Pandemonium, 2020 Edition

With the coronavirus preventing at-school testing, the College Board has significantly altered their tests for 2020.

Caitlyn Truong, Editor-in-Chief

April 29, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has cancelled a number of traditional school events--awards night, prom, graduation--but not AP exams. However, given the circumstances, the College Board has altered their exams to a unique testing format in what they call “the first time in AP history” (College Board).  ...

Therapy Pets

Goat yoga is a rising form of animal therapy that combines young goats with yoga classes.

Sharon Sun, Photojournalist

April 25, 2020

People love animals as companions. Hence why we have pets in our households. But can this friendly bond between animals and humans serve to assist in therapy for humans? It can, and it’s called pet therapy. Pet therapy is easily defined in its own name. It regards the assistance of animals in thera...

Sibling Rivalry at the Same School

Siblings who take similar classes at school can benefit off of each other, but they can also be compared to one another.

Tiana Salisbury, Photojournalist

April 25, 2020

Seeing siblings attend the same school is no surprise to most students. It is logically easier for parents to do this and siblings also benefit from each other by attending the same school. However there are some major downsides to this, such as siblings being compared to each other by their parents....

Sophomore Year Reflection

A post on instagram about Danielle Huizar (10) and her friends at homecoming.

Suhani Bhanvadia, Photojournalist

April 25, 2020

After a relaxing and memorable freshman year of high school, as incoming sophomores, we had no idea what to expect. From taking one of the hardest AP classes as some students’ first into typical high school life, this year has been… an interesting, yet exciting, sophomore year. When talking about people...

Staying Motivated During Quarantine

As quarantine continues, many students may find it difficult to stay motivated at home.

Katherine Ortiz, Photojournalist

April 21, 2020

Due to the coronavirus, YLHS has had to continue their learning online and this change can be difficult for many students. Here are some ways to stay motivated and to be successful during online school.   The first tip for online school is to set a schedule for yourself. During our normal...

Healthy Beach Body Motivation

A picture of one of the many beaches in the world that are being closed down right now for the safety of others.

Malieka Khan, Section Editor

April 15, 2020

With summer right around the corner, people are constantly talking about their “summer bodies” and how they have to get in shape for the season. With beaches closed and trails shut down right now many people are losing their inspiration to get into shape.  This change can be both a good and a bad thi...

Bittersweet Nostalgia of Senior Year

Me attending Denny's dinner after a dance with all my friends, a memory from high school I cherish.

Malieka Khan, Section Editor

April 15, 2020

Senior year comes and goes in the blink of an eye. Though for many it still seems like an eternity, a majority of the time the year is spent almost reminiscing about the last three years rather than focusing on the years ahead. With reminiscing comes a chance to relive moments in the past that many s...

Student Spotlight: Kayla Mckechnie

Her bright smile is able to cheer anyone up. Her optimism will make anyone continue trying hard.

Eunice Ahn, Photojournalist

April 9, 2020

Here at YLHS, there are many amazing and exceptional students that really make YLHS bright. However, among the many exceptional ones, one student that stands out is Kayla Mckechnie (10).  As a sophomore, Kayla takes high level classes with her schedule including: AP European History, Intermediate ...

4 Tips on Staying Healthy During Quarantine

I usually go on after-sunset walks with my brother to keep up my daily exercise.

Stephen Serrano, Section Editor

April 8, 2020

With the international pandemic sweeping our country and the world, the quarantine period of voluntary isolation has been trying on millions of Americans. Not only have the lives of many been flipped upside down, but what most forget is to keep themselves healthy. Because our routines and daily habits h...

Seniors’ Last Day of High School: The Day None of Us Expected

With school closures across the nation, the class of 2020 seniors will go the rest of the school year at home due to the COVID-19 pandemic. PYLUSD June graduations are also cancelled.

Stephen Serrano, Section Editor

April 6, 2020

On the first day of senior year, twelfth-grade students fill the campus with experience, spirit, and confidence as the oldest members of the student body. Senior year is full of everyone’s lasts. Last dances. Last sports games. Last rallies. Last activities. And, of course, the last day of high sc...

Club Spotlight: Green Life Club

Join Green Life now to be an advocate for the Earth!

Riley Pietsch, Photojournalist

April 5, 2020

As the years go by, it seems as though the pressing problem surrounding our Earth’s health has only worsened. With President Trump’s withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement on June 1, back in 2017, there has definitely been a major shift in the environmentalist community.  Citizens across...

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