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.
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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.
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There I was, 8 a.m. at the school library, falling asleep and about to fail my AP world history exam./ After earning a “2” on my AP World History exam sophomore year, I realized that I needed to start studying earlier, understand the intensity of taking an AP exam, and was adamant about passing my junior year AP exam.
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Working as a publisher, artist, writer and creator, this up-and-coming cartoonist does it all.
BY RYAN HSU
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 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.
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.Read more
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
2018-2019 STAFF LIST EXECUTIVE EDITOR: Lauren Kim SPARTAN SCROLL EDITOR-IN-CHIEF: Anna Minasyan SPARTAN SCROLL MANAGING EDITOR: Akina Nishi SCHURR SCROLL EDITOR-IN-CHIEF: Lydia Gee SCHURR SCROLL MANAGING EDITOR: Alan Guardado SPECTRUM EDITOR-IN-CHIEF: Amanda Gonzalez SPECTRUM MANAGING EDITOR: Joanna Lei VISUAL ARTS EDITOR: Emily Duong SCHURR SCROLL DEVELOPMENT EDITOR: Katrina Lin SCHURR SCROLL BROADCAST EDITORS: Kaitlyn Do & Elias Diaz NEWS/INDEX EDITOR: Eddie Lu FEATURES/STUDENT LIFE EDITOR: Kia Harlan ENTERTAINMENT/PEOPLE EDITOR: Ryan Hsu OPINIONS/ACADEMICS CO-EDITORS: Styvalizh UribeRead more
BY LAUREN KIM & AMANDA GONZALEZ
As summer break approaches, students have the opportunity to enhance their learning by visiting museums.
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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.
BY CITLALI MORENO
With summer coming, cravings for cold, sweet treats start rising like the temperature.
BY JOANNA LEI & STYVALIZH URIBE
As summer break approaches, students need to remember to stay safe and healthy during the coming sweltering days.
BY MELLISA MULIA
Blank. I draw yet another one as I stare at the blank word document sitting in front of me, waiting to be filled with words.
As the year comes to an end, we should reflect on the school year and begin to explore new opportunities during the summer break.Read more