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Teacher Deepa Patel Recognized by National Honor Society

Lauryn Lin, Contributor

May 22, 2019

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The La Serna chapter of the National Honor Society (NHS) recently  honored social studies teacher Deepa Patel for her contributions in the classroom. At the chapter's induction ceremony, students and their parents enthusiastically...

NHS Inducts New Members

Savanna Piette, Editor-in-Chief

May 22, 2019

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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...

College Corner Hosts Two-Day Northern California Field Trip

Ariana Perez, Contributor

March 4, 2019

Filed under News, Uncategorized

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

Filed under News, Showcase

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

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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

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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

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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

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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...

Former Manzanar Resident Speaks to Sophomores about Japanese Incarceration

Destiny Vera and Alexis Standley, Contributors

October 19, 2018

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Sophomore Jeremy Yamamoto's grandmother visited La Serna High School recently as a guest speaker who experienced the hardships of the incarceration camp called Manzanar, located in the Owens Valley of California betw...

La Serna’s Enrollment Decreases

Casey Rojas, Contributor

September 24, 2018

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In 2014, school enrollment reached an all-time high for La Serna High School, with lines jammed, hallways turned into sardine cans, and classes filled  with a student population edging three thousand. So in the past four years the W...

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