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Teacher Ken LaVigne Honored with Patriot Award


September 11, 2019

  (La Serna teacher Ken LaVigne, kneeling, was recently given the Patriot Award to honor his dedication to students. Behind him are colleagues, family, and former students.) La Serna High English teacher Ken La Vigne w...

Oh the Places You’ll Go! Class of 2019 Seniors Move On

Kaylie Oang

June 6, 2019

"You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose."- Dr. Seuss In just a matter of days, the seniors of La Serna High School will be moving on into the next chapters...

Teacher Deepa Patel Recognized by National Honor Society

Lauryn Lin, Contributor

May 22, 2019

Deepa Patel has been teaching social studies at various schools since 1998. She attended UC Berkeley, where she earned her undergraduate degree in history, and then Brown University for her master's degree. For all those seniors...

NHS Inducts New Members

Savanna Piette, Editor-in-Chief

May 22, 2019

On Thursday May 9th, 2019, National Honor Society held their annual Induction Ceremony. This ceremony consisted of the presentation of new members by Eric Twisselmann. The new members of this society consist of the following: Juliana...

AP Literature Students Host Festival; Drama Students to Perform “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”

Kathryn Salazar, Contributor

May 21, 2019

WHITTIER—  La Serna High School will host its annual Longman Shakespeare Festival, featuring three performances of the comedy “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” under the stars at 7 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday -- Ma...

College Corner Hosts Two-Day Northern California Field Trip

Ariana Perez, Contributor

March 4, 2019

The La Serna High School College Corner hosted a two-day trip in February on Monday 18 and Tuesday 19 and with visits to UC Merced, CSU Monterey, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, and UC Santa Barbara. Forty-six students, grades 9-12, s...

Countdown to a Great Year

Savanna Piette, Editor-in-Chief

February 12, 2019

Taking place on January 17, 2019, La Serna put on their brand new dance, The Countdown. Inside our well decorated gym, ASB Cabinet members displayed their masterpiece, that they had been anticipating for several weeks. The Freelancer...

Business Academy Success

Savanna Piette, Editor-in-Chief

December 18, 2018

La Serna High School's Business academy participated in the San Diego Trade Show on November 29 and 30 accompanied by advisers Mrs. Kim Fitzgerald and Mr. Andrew Canales. The students received a bronze award for both the acade...

Student Letters to Santa Provide Money for Make-A-Wish Foundation

Savanna Piette, Editor-in-Chief

December 10, 2018

Kids for Wish Club, Lyric Smith (club president), Mrs. Kari Ala, and Mr. Troy McNabb (advisers) would like to thank all Lancers who participated in the letters to Santa for Make-A-Wish Foundation sponsored by Macy's. Lancers were ...

Puente Club Hosts Bowling Night

David Limon, Contributor

December 6, 2018

The Puente Club hosted a bowling night on November 29 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM for students. The club filled six lanes with 9th to 12 grade students bowling. Puente Club invites its members, friends, and family to this event which...

La Serna Increases School Security

Destiny Vera, Contributor

November 30, 2018

La Serna High School has stepped up security since last school year. The administrators have closed many gates and now students have to enter and exit from the front gate or parking lot gate that are supervised by members of the...

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