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Coronavirus Closes Whittier Union High School District

Isa Ruacho, Contributor

March 19, 2020

The first week of La Serna's online schooling is coming to a close, with everyone wondering- how did it come to this? and how much longer is it going to last? Even though rumors of school cancellation had been flooding La Serna'...

Girls’ Water Polo Team earns CIF Championship


February 27, 2020

The La Serna Girls' Water Polo Team under the direction of Coach John Pringle beat Glendora High School last Saturday to earn the 2020 Division 4 CIF Championship. Tomorrow the team competes in the first round of the SoCal Division...

Business Academy Wins Six Awards at Competition


January 10, 2020

Under the direction of teachers Kim Fitzgerald, Andrew Canales and Holly Vance, the La Serna High School Business Academy took first place in the Virtual Enterprises International San Diego Conference and Exhibition on Saturday, D...

La Serna’s Fall Play, Antigone, Opens Tomorrow

Isa Ruacho, Contributor

November 18, 2019

Throughout the past week, posters have been put up all around the school campus promoting La Serna High School's Fall Production of Antigone.  Antigone is a tragedy written by Sophocles, an ancient Greek playwright. It...

Students Protest Against Having School after Halloween

Isa Ruacho, Contributor

November 5, 2019

Throughout the schools in the Whittier Union High School District, especially La Serna, students have been complaining about going to school on Friday, November 1st. They argue that there should be no classes this Friday be...

Lancers to Compete in District Band Jamboree


October 24, 2019

The La Serna High School band is finishing its marching season with the annual Band Jamboree at Cal High School in Whittier, on Monday night, November 4. Tickets are available for sale at the cashier's office and also at the gate....

Night Rally Brings Huge Crowd before Cal High Game

Ryan Anderson, Contributor

October 22, 2019

  On Thursday, October 10th, La Serna student leaders hosted its annual Night Rally in preparation of the football game against Cal High.  There was an overwhelming amount of students that attended this event, estimated...

New Coding Club Starts on Campus

September 19, 2019

Junior Christian Lopez has started a new coding club on campus. The COD1NG/T3CH club will meet in room in K102 during the second half of lunch. Club members will learn basic coding, hear experiences from people in the field of...

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...

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