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  • May 1Senior Alexis Cabral wins 2024 Lancaster Prize, for her article "A Day Without a Phone"!
  • November 18Girls varsity volleyball team defeats Marin Academy, 3-1, to win CIF Division IV State Championship!
  • November 2Girls varsity volleyball beats Moorpark, 3-0, to claim CIF SS Division 6 Championship!
  • September 13Dr. Lynette Ohanian named GHS Principal! Her previous AP position will be filled by Ms. Jessica De La O!
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Brandon Chase(s) for Victory
Brandon Chase(s) for Victory
Elina Arutunian, Staff Writer • May 2, 2024
Quan Tran Spikes His Way to Victory!
Quan Tran Spikes His Way to Victory!
Mariam Albanaa, Staff Writer • April 29, 2024
Grace Petrossians Scores Again!
Grace Petrossians Scores Again!
Suzie Tamrazyan, Staff Writer • March 29, 2024
Vedi Hadade Is Here to Defend
Vedi Hadade Is Here to Defend
Andrew Peralta, Spotlight Editor • March 15, 2024
John Peligrino (left) has made a lot of friends on the track team.
John Peligrino Is Always Running
Alexander Shirvanian, Social Media Director • March 13, 2024
Brina Brati Has Her Eyes on the Goal
Brina Brati Has Her Eyes on the Goal
Katherine Kato, Staff Writer • February 8, 2024
Your 2024 Graduation Speech Contest winner, Isabella Raigoza
Introducing Your 2024 Graduation Speech Contest Winner
Jon Livingston, Advisor • May 28, 2024

For the second time in the history of Glendale High School, we will not be recognizing a valedictorian or salutatorian of the senior class. Instead, our school will recognize students who fall under three designations, based on their weighted grade point average: cum laude (a GPA of 3.5 to 3.999), magna cum laude (a GPA of 4.0 to 4.199), and summa cum laude (a GPA of 4.2 or above). As our valedictorian and salutatorian would each traditionally give a speech during the graduation ceremony, this...

Another successful Decision Day!
The 2024 GHS Decision Day
May 22, 2024

The 3rd Annual Glendale High School Decision Day event was held on May 17th, 2024. Ta this event, our seniors come together to celebrate...

Freddie Rios Barrientos Is Packing His Bags
Freddie Rios Barrientos Is Packing His Bags
Alexander Shirvanian, Staff Writer • May 17, 2024

Freddie Rios Barrientos has spent all four years of his high school career here at Glendale High School, and he is finally nearing the end of...

The winning Tableau for the Class of 2024
An Outstanding Oratorical!
Kate Enriquez, Staff Writer • May 15, 2024

“Now… when… those… Glendale Boys swing down the line…” On April 19th, 2024, our Glendale High School students participated...

The final version of the 2024 yearbook cover.
I Got This Covered!
Elayna Ovasapyan, Staff Writer • May 13, 2024

In 2022, I was a freshman at Glendale High School. I heard over the morning announcements that Mr. Livingston was looking for someone to create...

Ms. Wendy Alvarado (right) runs a mobile plant shop with her mother, Vilma, and her sister, Cindy.
Wendy Alvarado Has Come a Long Way!!
Ilona Serobyan, Staff Writer • May 28, 2024

In the halls of the 2000 Building at Glendale High School, one beloved teacher stands out, not only for her passion for literature but also for her kindness and love for her students. Ms. Wendy Alvarado, an English teacher at GHS, has not only passed all the challenges of teaching in a diverse community but also done the best job possible.  Ms. Alvarado’s journey to becoming an educator has been characterized by her commitment to putting forth her best effort and, most importantly, being guided...

Emil Sarkisians Saves the Best for Last!
Emil Sarkisians Saves the Best for Last!
Andrew Peralta, Staff Writer • May 24, 2024

Emil Sarkisians is a senior goalkeeper on our Glendale High School boys varsity soccer team. He and his teammates recently competed in the CIF...

Diana Arakelian is a master teacher.
Diana Arakelian and Her Journey to GHS!
Ilona Serobyan, Staff Writer • May 23, 2024

Born in Iran to Armenian heritage, Ms. Diana Arakelian's journey from her homeland, to the classrooms of Glendale High School, is a way to show...

Vynce Cajanding and Wellington Renteria bring order to the court!
Vynce Cajanding and Wellington Renteria Swing onto the Scene!
Tomas Morales Valles, Staff Writer • May 21, 2024

Vynce Cajanding and Wellington Renteria are the senior co-captains of the boys tennis team here at GHS. Wellington was born in Ecuador, while...

Freddie Rios Barrientos Is Packing His Bags
Freddie Rios Barrientos Is Packing His Bags
Alexander Shirvanian, Staff Writer • May 17, 2024

Freddie Rios Barrientos has spent all four years of his high school career here at Glendale High School, and he is finally nearing the end of...

Animal Crossing: New Horizons
Animal Crossing: New Horizons
Katharine Kato, Writer • May 17, 2024

Being stranded on an island isn’t really that bad. Animal Crossing: New Horizons was released on March 20, 2020 by Nintendo. Hisashi Nogami and Katsuya Eguchi worked together on this game, after Katsuya came up with the idea, because he was feeling lonely living on his own. First intended for the Nintendo Switch, and now also available on the Switch Lite, Animal Crossing is a communication-based game, where players can explore and decorate new islands.  This game franchise as a whole has...

27 Dresses
27 Dresses
Aniella Pieprzyca, Editor-in-Chief • May 14, 2024

27 Dresses is a romantic comedy that was released in early 2008, written by Aline Brosh McKenna, and directed by Anne Fletcher. It stars Katherine Heigl as Jane Nichols and James Marsden as Kevin Doyle....

A Bronx Tale
A Bronx Tale
Emma Torosyan, Staff Writer • May 10, 2024

“Is it better to be loved or feared?” This famous line from the classic film, A Bronx Tale, shows how the main character is torn between his father’s honest lifestyle and his mentor’s mobster...

The Lighthouse
The Lighthouse
Hasmik Tumasyan, Staff Writer • May 8, 2024

WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD! The Lighthouse is a psychological thriller, released on October 18, 2019. This film stars Willem Dafoe and Robert Pattinson, and it was directed and produced by Robert Eggers,...

Modern Family
Modern Family
Melany Sargsyan, Staff Writer • May 6, 2024

The humorous TV series Modern Family centers on three separate households. They all have ties to one another and offer us with varying perspectives on what family life is like. The three families' daily...

The Griffith Observatory
Five Amazing Field Trip Places to Go in LA
Vahag Karsyan, Staff Writer • May 24, 2024

The reason students should go on more field trips is because they love them so much. But it's not just because they like missing class, though. It's because they can learn something new, too.  Field trips give us good information and a lecture, basically for free. I also feel that, since field trips are so much fun, all the students listen better.  Another reason why we should go on more field trips is because most of the time when I go on field trips, I will have the chance to participate...

Brockhampton Is What’s Happenin’!
Brockhampton Is What’s Happenin’!
Jonathan Hernandez, Staff Writer • May 22, 2024

Brockhampton is a self-proclaimed boy band, consisting of thirteen members, that was founded in 2010. The group lasted up until 2022, when they...

The album cover for Vespertine by Bjork
My Top 10
Alex De La Garza, Staff Writer • May 20, 2024

I have been listening to music for a long time, and I would like to share my top ten all-time favorite albums. Some of these you may have heard...

Raffi’s Place Is the Place to Be
Raffi’s Place Is the Place to Be
Erica Hovanesian, Spotlight Editor • May 16, 2024

Raffi’s Place is a well-known restaurant for Persian and Middle-Eastern cuisine in Glendale. It is one of Glendale's best and most well-regarded...

Pickleball Is Better Than Tennis
Pickleball Is Better Than Tennis
Joshua Flint, Staff Writer • May 13, 2024

When it comes to pickleball and tennis, both communities are surprisingly polarized, even though the games are, for the most part, widely similar....

Alyssa Cousart Ignites Our Hearts
Alyssa Cousart Ignites Our Hearts
Caleb Valencia, Staff Writer • May 10, 2024

Alyssa Cousart is a current senior at Glendale High School, and she has taken a long journey through music. She has been part of GHS’s drumline all four of her years at GHS and has been doing percussion since middle school. She also plays the violin in our school’s orchestra, and she plays the tenor saxophone in the concert band. Alyssa is also the current captain of both our drumline and GHS Ignite teams.  Ignite is made up of our drumline and front ensemble team, and it also includes students...

Emerson Whiting Is Folding the Competition!
Emerson Whiting Is Folding the Competition!
Joshua Flint, Staff Writer • April 25, 2024

Glendale High School junior Emerson Whiting was born in Hollywood. She likes reading and playing volleyball, and she is a member of our CIF State...

Mariam Brito Salazar Brings the Right Element to GHS!
Mariam Brito Salazar Brings the Right Element to GHS!
Kate Enriquez, Staff Writer • April 16, 2024

Mariam Brito Salazar is a senior at Glendale High School. She was born in Glendale, but she grew up in México and the United States. Along with...

Garine and Marie (back row, center) and their Gardening Club members
Beautifying Campus with Gardening Club
Dashiell Takeuchi, Staff Writer • April 12, 2024

Botanists speak of a phenomenon known as “plant blindness”, whereas most people go through life essentially “blind” to the plant life...

Dashiell Takeuchi (front center) is the Dungeon Master.
Dashiell Takeuchi Is a Master of His Craft
Katharine Kato, Staff Writer • April 10, 2024

Dashiell Takeuchi was born in LA, and he is a current senior, and president of the Dungeons & Dragons Club, here at Glendale High School....