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Girls Golf wins CIF

Haley Lomas, Editor-in-Chief

November 9, 2015

Filed under News, Sports

On Monday, November 2, La Serna's girls golf team won their first CIF championship with a score of 391. "It was [a really] close win," said Coach Marty Galvan about the victory. "It was a card-off. In other words, two teams had...

No clue for college? No problem.

Stephanie Salas, Staff Writer

October 21, 2015

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For the past three Wednesdays, seniors at La Serna have been attending 2-hour after school workshops in the library, led by College Advisement Specialist, Sandra Ochoa, to facilitate the college application process. Luckily...

House of Blues Homecoming

Ashley Lord, Features Editor

October 9, 2015

Filed under News

For the first time in Homecoming history, La Serna students will attend the 2015 Homecoming dance at the House of Blues in Downtown Disney this Saturday. The House of Blues was a chosen venue from three options. An event...

School security improvements compromised by staff leaving gate open

Fernando Perez, Staff Writer

October 9, 2015

Filed under News

Updates to school security may have been compromised by teachers and staff who leave the gate adjacent to the front gate open in the mornings in order to get to their classrooms more quickly. The closure of gates across campus...

New drop-off policy in east parking lot causes concerns

Natalie Vasquez, Staff Writer

October 9, 2015

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A new policy was recently implemented that prohibits drop-offs in the east parking lot, according to Dean Nick Genisauski. He believes it will help lower the risk of safety hazards and try to help solve the traffic issues for...

A Post-Palmer, Post-Beltran football season

Dylan Martinez, News Editor

September 15, 2015

Filed under News, Sports

In 2014, La Serna was without 3-year starting quarterback Frankie Palmer. In 2015, La Serna is without 9th-year head coach Margarito Beltran. Beltran was terminated as head coach on allegations of physically restraining a specia...

La Serna switches to Aeries

Ashley Lord, Features Editor

September 14, 2015

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This past summer, La Serna High School changed its grading and attendance program from Synergy to Aeries. According to math teacher Dan DuPont, La Serna's liaison to the district for Aeries (or, the "Admiral of Aeries"), teachers...

News in Brief: Back to school night at La Serna

Haley Lomas, Staff Writer

August 28, 2015

Filed under News

On August 27, La Serna High School hosted its annual back-to-school night from 6 to 8 p.m. Parents were invited to meet and interact with their child's teachers. Many clubs, like Expanded Horizons, sold food and beverages. Old...

News in Brief: Boomers in Irvine

Haley Lomas, Staff Writer

March 30, 2015

Filed under News

On April 18th, 2015, the Expanded Horizons club plans to take about 30 students on a trip to Boomers in Irvine. They will spend 8 hours there, from 12 to 8pm. Expanded Horizons advisor, Laura Glass, says that the event is a field...

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