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  • 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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Brina Brati Has Her Eyes on the Goal
Brina Brati Has Her Eyes on the Goal
Katherine Kato, Staff Writer • February 8, 2024
Emily Churukian Surfs Those Waves
Emily Churukian Surfs Those Waves
Elina Arutunian, Staff Writer • February 6, 2024
Glendale battles Hoover at the Homecoming game.
New Era, New Beginning
Alexander Shirvanian, Social Media Director • December 4, 2023
Danica Martinez (right) poses with the cheerleaders from the Class of 2023
Danica Martinez for the Win!
Elayna Ovasapyan, Staff Writer • October 10, 2023
Freddie Rios Barrientos leads his team to victory against Duarte.
A New Era
Alexander Shirvanian September 6, 2023
Frankie Malagon’s Last Ride
Frankie Malagon’s Last Ride
Edmond Hayrapetyan, Staff Writer • May 30, 2023
Ergueen Herrera Is Here to Serve
Ergueen Herrera Is Here to Serve
Mari Avagyan, Staff Writer • May 25, 2023
Kai Milby fights for the ball!
Kai Milby is Playing at Full Speed!
Nicole Duarte, Staff Writer • May 15, 2023
Victoria Meneses Selected for Mexican National Lacrosse Team
Victoria Meneses Selected for Mexican National Lacrosse Team
Marie Galleguillos, Staff Writer • March 1, 2024

Hong Kong is calling! The day before one of her tournaments near Palm Springs, Glendale High School junior, Victoria Meneses, tried out for the Mexican National Lacrosse Team. About thirty to forty other athletes were there, with ages ranging from fifteen to twenty years old.  Victoria remembers the intimidation she felt after seeing all of those players, many of whom had been playing this sport since they could stand on their own! Oftentimes, she felt as if the athletes surrounding her were...

Mr. Whithorne and Mr. Benkovich are friends who have become adversaries.
The Whithorne v. Benko Feud Explained???? (NOT CLICKBAIT) (IT GETS UGLY)
Kate Enriquez and Hasmik Tumasyan February 26, 2024

You may have seen Mr. Joe Benkovich waltzing into Mr. Marcus Whithorne’s classes. Or you may have seen the two of them walking side-by-side...

The Unstoppable Vince Lombardi
The Unstoppable Vince Lombardi
Erica Hovanesian, Spotlight Editor • February 9, 2024

One of the most well-known and remarkable coaches ever in American football history is Vince Lombardi. His success all began as a head coach...

Nitro Volleyball Girls Spike Their Way into History
Nitro Volleyball Girls Spike Their Way into History
Kate Enriquez, Staff Writer • January 30, 2024

On Saturday, November 18th, 2023, our Glendale High School girls varsity volleyball team went to Santiago Canyon College to compete against Marin...

Movie Night Is a Success!
Movie Night Is a Success!
Sofya Ghazaryan, Staff Writer • January 23, 2024

On December 1, 2023, our Glendale High School ASB hosted a Movie Night in the large gym. This event has been traditionally held at Moyse Stadium,...

Nelia Ranjbar (back) takes a selfie with teammate, Elena Shakhbandaryan.
Nelia Ranjbar Just Wants to Kick It
Elayna Ovasapyan, Staff Writer • March 4, 2024

Nelia Ranjbar is the captain of the girls varsity soccer team at Glendale High School. She was born and raised in Glendale, California, and soccer has always been a part of her life, since she has been playing soccer since the age of eight. She has been competing in the sport for nine years now, and she is only going to get better.  Nelia’s brother had been participating in soccer matches before she started playing. She remembers watching his soccer matches, and she soon became inspired to...

A Physics Classroom Full of Fake Corpses
A Physics Classroom Full of Fake Corpses
Dashiell Takeuchi, Staff Writer • February 28, 2024

When I entered Dr. Smbat Avetyan’s classroom, I thought at first that he was a biology teacher, as his room was filled with plastic cadavers,...

Sarkis and Ashot Ter-Martirosyan (holding sign corners) are blinding us with science!
Sarkis and Ashot Ter-Martirosyan are the Twin Masters of MESA!
Tomas Morales Valles, Staff Writer • February 23, 2024

Sarkis and Ashot Ter-Martirosyan are the co-presidents of the MESA Club on our campus. They’re both seniors who were born to immigrant parents...

Caitlyn Hanzal Puts Her Trust in God
Caitlyn Hanzal Puts Her Trust in God
Mariam Albanaa, Staff Writer • February 16, 2024

Caitlyn Hanzal is a 17-year-old senior at Glendale High School, who was born in Los Angeles, and she is the current president of the Fellowship...

Brina Brati Has Her Eyes on the Goal
Brina Brati Has Her Eyes on the Goal
Katherine Kato, Staff Writer • February 8, 2024

Brina Brati is a 16-year-old junior at Glendale High School. She is also a captain of the GHS girl's varsity water polo team and current president...

Fourth Wing, Rebecca Yarros
Fourth Wing, Rebecca Yarros
Evie Richardson, Staff Writer • February 29, 2024

Fourth Wing by Rebecca Yarros is the first book in The Empyrean Series, and it was published on May 2, 2023. It's currently a best-seller on the New York Times list for fiction, and it is by far the most popular book in the TikTok book community.  Fourth Wing is about a young girl named Violet, who is twenty years old and has a condition that gives her joint pain, weak bones and graying hair. This makes her weaker and shorter than her fellow cadets, who all one day hope to become dragon riders. The...

Juno
Juno
Aniella Pieprzyca, Editor-in-Chief • February 27, 2024

Juno is a 2007 coming-of-age romantic comedy written by Diablo Cody and directed by Jason Reitman. The movie is about a precocious teenaged girl, named Juno MacGuff, who chooses a housewife and a failed...

The World Is Angry, Absurd and Filled With Stardust, Birdbath
The World Is Angry, Absurd and Filled With Stardust, Birdbath
Alex De La Garza, Staff Writer • February 22, 2024

Birdbath is an independent, one-man band from Omaha, Nebraska that gained popularity in 2020. But before that year, the band had released a few EP’s and albums, including Strawberri, Ladyhawke and I...

My Demon, Episodes 1-4
My Demon, Episodes 1-4
Marie Galleguillos, Staff Writer • February 20, 2024

Could you fall in love with a monster?  My Demon is a Korean Netflix series, starring our main characters, Do Do-hee (played by Kim Yoo-jung) and Jeong Gu-won (played by Song Kang). The series was...

The House Is Burning, Isaiah Rashad
The House Is Burning, Isaiah Rashad
Jonathan Hernandez, Writer • February 15, 2024

 The House Is Burning is the second studio album from Isaiah Rashad, and it was released on July 30th, 2021. This album features elements of rap, R&B, jazz, and indie music, all being mixed into one. ...

The Stress Teachers Cause for Students
The Stress Teachers Cause for Students
Erica Hovanesian, Spotlight Editor • February 21, 2024

Some countries make students go to school a lot more than others, and some countries have students attend school fewer days on average. However, the records show that most students worldwide attend at least 180 days of school each year.  Throughout those school days, a large number of students experience stress and tension as a result of their teacher's educational style, or because of the number of assignments given to them each day. I've been stressed out throughout all of my school years,...

Arteta vs. Wenger
Arteta vs. Wenger
Erica Hovanesian, Spotlight Editor • February 14, 2024

Arsenal is a football club in the Premier League, and it has been around since 1866, when the workers of Woolwich Arsenal Armament Factory ended...

Wild Oak Cafe
There’s More to Life than Ice-Blended!
Hailey Shannon, Staff Writer • February 1, 2024

Starbucks. It's convenient and has unique drinks.  But is it really that good? In my opinion, Starbucks just isn't always your best option....

Keep Movie Night in the Gym!
Keep Movie Night in the Gym!
Marie Galleguillos, Staff Writer • January 29, 2024

Movie Night at Glendale High School is an event where students come back to school during the evening to view iconic movies with their friends...

Coffee! Coffee! Coffee!
Coffee! Coffee! Coffee!
Elayna Ovasapyan, Staff Writer • January 25, 2024

Coffee is incredibly prevalent in our society nowadays. Some may even call it their “addiction”, as over 150 million Americans call themselves...

Sarkis and Ashot Ter-Martirosyan (holding sign corners) are blinding us with science!
Sarkis and Ashot Ter-Martirosyan are the Twin Masters of MESA!
Tomas Morales Valles, Staff Writer • February 23, 2024

Sarkis and Ashot Ter-Martirosyan are the co-presidents of the MESA Club on our campus. They’re both seniors who were born to immigrant parents and raised in California. Both Sarkis and Ashot are passionate about STEM, most notably programming and coding. They hope to bring more STEM representation onto our campus, as well as get more people interested in this field. The Ter-Martirosyan twins started their MESA journey back in middle school when they wanted to take the concepts that they learned...

Caitlyn Hanzal Puts Her Trust in God
Caitlyn Hanzal Puts Her Trust in God
Mariam Albanaa, Staff Writer • February 16, 2024

Caitlyn Hanzal is a 17-year-old senior at Glendale High School, who was born in Los Angeles, and she is the current president of the Fellowship...

Emily Churukian Surfs Those Waves
Emily Churukian Surfs Those Waves
Elina Arutunian, Staff Writer • February 6, 2024

Emily Churukian is a senior at Glendale High School. She is the ASB Director of Publicity, a section editor of the 2024 GHS yearbook, and...

Tiffany Duarte Believes Children Come First
Tiffany Duarte Believes Children Come First
Mariam Albanaa, Staff Writer • January 24, 2024

Tiffany Duarte is a 16-year-old junior at Glendale High School. She was born in the Philippines and came to Glendale when she was seven. Tiffany...

Leslie Ramirez Wants GHS to Embrace Pride
Leslie Ramirez Wants GHS to Embrace Pride
Caleb Valencia, Staff Writer • January 18, 2024

Senior Leslie Ramirez was born and raised here in Glendale. As for school organizations, Leslie is the president of the GHS Pride Club, she is...