When Can We Come In?

Behind the disarray of the Homecoming Dance’s entrance wait times. Surya Chelliah Staff Writer      Flashing lights, loud music, meeting friends, dancing, and making memories; all part of the appeal of the Homecoming dance, but was any of this worth the nearly ninety-minute-long line some students waited through on October 22?       According to an email blast […]

Satire: FUSD School Board Elections

Sinchan Mishra & Sahana Narayan Co-Editors-in-Chief      It’s the time we have all been waiting for. Nights are spent sleepless, tossing and turning with a sense of impending doom. The streets are empty; a feeling of anxiety fills the air. At school, students are unable to focus, their minds haunted by uneasy thoughts about the imminent […]

First We Were Treating, and Then We Were Tricked

It should be socially acceptable for teens to go trick-or-treating Reva Gokhale Staff Writer      October 31 is an important date in high school. We stay up late and eat way too much junk food and call all our friends and scare ourselves out of our minds––because it’s the day college apps are due, of course. […]

Media Literacy in the Midst of a War

Learning how students and teachers at American acquire their information and evaluate the accuracy of their information regarding the Ukraine-Russia crisis Sahana Narayan Staff Writer     Over the last several decades, the world has watched as major global powers have taken shape and taken sides. Sometimes, it happened silently, through the alliances and friendships that didn’t […]

Course Registration Dissatisfaction

A look into the disappointment felt by AHS students at this year’s registration process Japneet Kaur Staff Writer      The last days of February mark an important time period for the students at American High School. Students are faced with the excruciating task of making decisions—ones that will have a large impact on their future. The […]

Cry Me a River

The drama department is changing.  Natalie Loo Staff Writer      As the buzz of the fall play slowly fades and preparation for the spring musical takes its place, American High School Performing Arts (AHSPA) is going through its annual transition between shows. But this year, that transition is only one of many the program is facing. […]

The Truth Behind Elective Classes at American High

Covering some of the different electives offered at American High School and analyzing the important skills learnt from each class  Sahana Narayan Staff Writer      Counselors giving their annual A-G requirement presentations. Posters slowly being hung up on the walls. The yearly AP class discussion happening among students. It’s officially time for American High students to […]