by STYVALIZH URIBE & KIA HARLAN
With a successful preseason, boys varsity waterpolo is hopeful about placing in the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) championships this coming season.
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Concluding preseason successfully, the Spartan netters look to continue their momentum against the Montebello Oilers at a home match, Oct. 2.
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Orchestra will be performing at the Gedatsu Church for the Japanese Lunar festival on Oct. 6.
by STYVALIZH URIBE & KIA HARLAN
by LAUREN KIM & KATRINA LIN
In today’s culture, people are predisposed to believe that material wealth leads to happiness; however, what is perceived as happiness is actually just satisfaction.
by EMILY DUONG & EDDIE LU
The harriers competed at their first league meet Sept. 26, Wednesday. JV girls cross country took second place, varsity girls earned fifth place, and the rest of the teams all took first place.
by LYDIA GEE & KAITLYN TANG
Girls’ varsity spikers were scheduled to begin league competition Sept. 6 against the Mark Keppel Aztecs, after ending preseason with an overall record of 5-1.
by RYAN HSU
Highly anticipated and long-awaited, “Incredibles 2,” which is a sequel to Pixar’s 2004 film, “The Incredibles” is scheduled to open June 15.
by DOROTHY LIE
All at once, the rowdy, expectant crowd goes silent, as the light slowly greets every bystander, inch by inch, until all that was left was to speechlessly bask in its glory.
by JACKY SHUM
Valedictorian Hovhannes Minasyan and Salutatorian Calvin Tang will represent their graduating class at the commencement ceremony to be held June 13 at 6 p.m. in Weingart Stadium at East Los Angeles College (ELAC).
by TIFFANY LIU
Whittier’s newest city councilman walked Spartan halls for four years, ran track, played football, and wrote articles for the paper. Nowhere on his agenda at that time was the goal of winning elections and maneuvering in the political world.
by KAITLYN DO
Speech and Debate team members will compete at Novice Championships at Gabrielino High School May 12 and Nationals June 17-22 at Fort Lauderdale, FL.
by EDDIE LU
Hoping to create memorable experiences, United Student Body (USB) committee members will be hosting prom May 26 from 7 p.m.-12 a.m. with the “A Night at Gatsby’s” theme.
by ALAN GUARADADO & ANNA MINASYAN
Signing their letters of intent to their respective schools, gridders Lance Babb, Michael Guerra and Michael Torres show Schurr athletes the academic success sports can bring with hard work and talent.
by ANTHONY NGOV
All freshmen, sophomores, Advancement Via Individual Determination (A.V.I.D.) and Pathways students received free phones as part of a grant from Sprint and the Sprint Foundation Aug. 29-31.
by DIANA DIAZ
Valedictorian Evelyn Wong and co- salutatorians Madeline Klepzig and Jordan Leong will represent their class at the commencement ceremony to be held June 13 at 6 p.m. in the Weingart Stadium at East Los Angeles College (ELAC).Read more
by EVELYN WONG
The road to success isn’t smooth. It’s filled with curve balls, strike outs and uneven playing fields.Read more
by DOMINIQUE LIE
For the first time in school history, the girls water polo team won a California Interscholastic Federation Southern Section (CIF-SS) Division 2 Championship, Feb. 25, earning Schurr’s first CIF win by a female team.Read more
by RYAN HSU
Joe David won Mr. Schurr High, besting the other finalists at the annual event held by Renaissance March 10 in the auditorium.Read more
by AMANDA GONZALEZ
Despite the common belief that social media is destructive to teenagers’ confidence, recent research done by the University of California, Irvine, has proven that posting selfies can actually help boost self-esteem.Read more
by GIOVANNY MARTINEZ
Recycling is one of the simple yet efficient ways of reusing energy and reducing climate change. However, many unintentionally try to recycle items that are actually not recyclable, which can ironically still end up harming the planet.
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by LAUREN KIM & AMANDA GONZALEZ
As summer break approaches, students have the opportunity to enhance their learning by visiting museums.
BY TIFFANY LIU
In a diverse society, people with different types of intelligences apply their skills to improve technology, agriculture and make various advances in other fields.
BY JACKY SHUM & CRYSTAL HUANG
My first impression of Jacky Shum was that he was a quiet and reserved, and I later had the incredible chance to discover he was someone who loved to crack jokes all the time and was an easy person to talk to.