The Freelancer

La Serna’s Dress Code Needs to Change

October 23, 2019

Dear La Serna High School Guidance Department, My name is Sheridan Ammons and I am a Junior at La Serna High School. I am aware of the many rules and codes we have at this school. I have only one complaint about our rules,...

On Homework: An Open Letter to Teachers

October 23, 2019

Dear Teachers, It may be no surprise that I, like most students, despise homework. However, this hatred is born because of the way teachers assign it. The way they assign homework can have unintentional consequences on the student's...

Open Letter to Awesome Teachers

Julianna Equihua, Contributor

October 9, 2019

Dear Awesome Teachers: As a student I know we all pick and choose who are our favorites and who aren’t. I’m not sure if you’re aware which you would be but I would like to give praise to those who are awesome and help us...

Open Letter: From a La Serna Band Member

October 2, 2019

Dear Faculty and Students of La Serna: Like many other band members, I am disappointed in the fact that our marching band is greatly overlooked by the school, and by the students within. In this day and age, it is rare to find...

An Open Letter to Boomers and Gen X

September 23, 2019

Dear Baby Boomers (and Gen X): This is a message from the Millenials and Gen Z. We are here to demand the respect we deserve. We are here to say that times have changed since you were our age. We are here to shine light on our...

AP Test Prices Leave Students Shocked

Matthew Molina, Contributor

September 19, 2019

We all desire our hopes and dreams, from the ages when we played make believe to the young adults we have become. Many of us work hard in school and take the hardest of classes to do our best, but many of us just can't afford th...

Lancers Need More Shade and Seating

Kyla Ventura, Contributor

September 18, 2019

Every day students at La Serna strive to do their best on their difficult schoolwork. They stress about their GPA’s and work hard to raise their grades. As our graduation day draws closer, grades and resumes grow in importance....

Class Council of 2020 Prepares for Senior Year

Julia Neris, Columnist

September 10, 2019

After three years, the class of 2020 is finally here… senior year. Senior year is the year of lasts: last first day of school, last homecoming, last football season, and the last time that you and all your classmates will ever b...

A Senior Salutes: Goodbye, La Serna

Joyce Lee, Contributor

May 29, 2019

Goodbye, La Serna, Hello my name is Joyce Lee and I am a senior at La Serna High School. This is my last year, journal, moment, and days left at La Serna. I wanted to write this last journal, a lasting note, a thank you, ...

Educating Myself on Communication Disorders

Sarah Rodriguez, Contributor

January 28, 2019

As senior project tasks and deadlines approach, I find myself having to explain to many people about what my topic is. Only about half of the people I talked to knew what communication disorders were and when I told people I was...

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