The Freelancer

Is self defense a real excuse?

Lucy Adame, Opinion Editor

May 3, 2016

Ever since the creation of school, fighting -- whether it's verbal or physical -- has been a part of the social norm. But, in high school, punching a student can be punished by three days of in-house suspension. With the incidents...

The key to high school? Find your niche

Ashley Lord, Features Editor

May 3, 2016

This column is the first in a series of farewells from The Freelancer's senior staff members. The past four years were some of the best I've ever had. I met so many new people because there were so many more students. I have n...

Students argue whether block schedule should come to La Serna

Bella Gil, Staff Writer

March 31, 2016

Some people love block schedule and some people hate it. Unlike every other school in the Whittier Union High School District, La Serna is the only school in the district who does not participate in block schedule. A block...

Should we lower the voting age of Americans?

Ronan Walsh, Staff Writer

January 21, 2016

The voting age in America has been 18 since Congress Passed the 26th Amendment in 1971. As other countries lower their voting age to 16, we should ask ourselves, should we do the same? Yes. People tend to start life as...

La Serna students need to stop littering

Nala Osorio, Staff writer

January 21, 2016

As a school we are always looking for ways to make La Serna a better learning environment, but are we really improving our natural environment? Everyday we attend class, we are either receiving, or handing in, piles of paper for...

The Drowsy Chaperone is anything but drowsy

Lucy Adame, Staff Writer

November 21, 2015

David Carter's production of  The Drowsy Chaperone exceeded the expectation of a typical high school production. This musical kept the audience laughing non-stop, and made the room fall in love with every character, even the an...

Thanksgiving 2015

Thanksgiving 2015

November 19, 2015

The student news site of La Serna High School