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  • Distinguished DeSimone values the power of reading

    Distinguished DeSimone values the power of reading

    Lucy Adame, Editor-in-Chief

    March 23, 2017

    Shelly DeSimone is a definite jewel of La Serna High school. Distinguished and kind, DeSimone helps students understand the complicated books they read, as well as helps to guide students to reach their goals of success in AP and Puente. DeSimone has been teaching at La Serna for over 30 years. She...

    Shelly DeSimone is a published writer who has been teaching at La Serna for over 30 years.

    Lucy Adame, The Freelancer

  • Animal House “Winner Winner Chicken Dinner!”

    Animal House “Winner Winner Chicken Dinner!”

    Lucy Adame, Editor in Chief

    March 16, 2017

    The second day of Animal House certainly called for stamina, as students ran, jumped, and trampled for a slippery rubber chicken. On March 13, 2017, one unlucky guy and girl from each team participated in a game of catching a chicken covered in numerous sticky things like barbecue sauce and hone...

    The boy team members tring with all their might to catch the prize.

    Lucy Adame, The Freelancer

  • Animal House Opening 2016-2017

    Animal House Opening 2016-2017

    Lucy Adame, Editor in Chief

    March 15, 2017

    It's that time of the year again, where students grab their t shirts, form teams, and do outrageous challenges until one team becomes victorious. On March 10th, 2017, in our big gym, Animal House kicked off with few fan-favorite games: Kajabi Can-Can, the food relay, and a relay race through an...

    Animal House teams gathered in the gym to face off for the opening ceremony.

    Lucy Adame, The Freelancer

  • La Serna student exercises her rights at historic Women’s March

    La Serna student exercises her rights at historic Women’s March

    Bella Gil, News Editor

    February 2, 2017

    In 1920, the 19th Amendment was passed, giving voting rights to women across the United States. In 1995, Hillary Clinton gave a speech titled, "Women's Rights Are Human Rights," in which she outlined the civil liberties of women and the basic rights they deserved. About 20 years later, she almost...

    One of many posters present at the Women's March in Los Angeles on January 21, 2017.

    Photo courtesy of Hannah Belt

  • Rain rain go away

    Rain rain go away

    Lucy Adame, Editor-in-Chief

    February 2, 2017

    The weather reports warned of a storm to hit Southern California, but La Serna did not expect it to pour. Students and faculty were shocked at the amount of rain and flooding that occurred in the last three weeks of January. This rain caused not only book and property damage to students, but also...

    Students try to stay dry during recent storms.

    Lucy Adame, The Freelancer

News

Religious topics at forefront of Trump’s presidency

Amelia Esparza, Staff Writer

This is the sixth article in a series in which The Freelancer will explore the policies of newly-elected-president Donald Trump and potential impact on La Serna High School students and culture. President Donald Trump ha...

March 6

Is Trump trashing the environment?

Jane Wantland, Feature's Editor

This is the fifth article in a series in which The Freelancer will explore the policies of newly-elected-president Donald Trump and potential impact on La Serna High School students and culture. Since the election of Presi...

March 2

Trump remains indecisive on LGBT rights

Hannah Rodriguez, Fiction Editor

This is the fourth article in a series in which The Freelancer will explore the policies of newly-elected-president Donald Trump and potential impact on La Serna High School students and culture. There has been much con...

March 2

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Features

Distinguished DeSimone values the power of reading

Distinguished DeSimone values the power of reading

Lucy Adame, Editor-in-Chief

Shelly DeSimone is a definite jewel of La Serna High school. Distinguished and kind, DeSimone helps students understand the complicated books they read, as well as helps to guide students to reach their goals of success in...

March 23

  • Animal House “Winner Winner Chicken Dinner!” March 16
  • Animal House Opening 2016-2017 March 15
  • Weird words at La Serna March 14
  • La Serna student exercises her rights at historic Women’s March February 2

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Opinion

Bags causing problems at school

Bags causing problems at school

Evan Moreno, Staff Writer

It's no secret that high school can give out plenty of work, both for school and at home. Everyone needs to carry around their textbooks because of it. But are these very textbooks causing problems for...

February 15

Fascism only reigns supreme over a docile public

Fascism only reigns supreme over a docile public

February 14

Outdated rules regarding phones in class should be revisited

November 29

Amy hates cancer

Amy hates cancer

November 8

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Fiction

The Phoenix and the Dragon: Part 2

The Phoenix and the Dragon: Part 2

Jane Wantland, Features Editor

Chapter 2 The dragon had left her. Amber was left trembling. A phoenix who adored the skies, all it could bring even when it was too hot to fly or when it stormed and sh...

February 1

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