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  • October 6Breaking news: ASB is not a cult. You're just not allowed to leave ASB once you join.
  • October 6Breaking news: Mr. Martinez is unbreakable. Half of his body is composed of metal.
  • October 6Breaking news: Mr. Gebeshian is actually that nice in real life.
  • October 6Breaking news: Ms. Clark-Reed is at Chipotle right now.
  • October 6Breaking news: Ms. Bedrousi is STILL a student at GHS.
  • October 3Breaking news: Ms. Caddell has mad dancing skills.
  • October 3Breaking news: Mr. O'Malley now has a full head of hair! (jk, he's still bald.)
  • September 24Breaking news: Our principal is not actually a wolf.
  • September 17Breaking news: Mr. Kirkwood and Mr. Benkovich are the same person!

Here we highlight the clubs and activities found at GHS. If you are involved in a fun activity, or if your club is doing something cool, please contact our advisor, Mr. Livingston, at [email protected]

Elisa Sarkissian Strikes a Chord at GHS

Elisa Sarkissian Strikes a Chord at GHS

Rafayel Hovhannisyan, Staff Writer

October 22, 2020

Elisa Fleur Sarkissian is a French-Armenian musician, composer and Grammy Camp attendee. She has been a member of marching band and drumline since her freshman year. She also plays the keytar and the piano, and she has written the score for films through Nitro Studios.  Elisa is starting her sec...

Minhtri Ton Opens Doors with Key Club

Minhtri Ton Opens Doors with Key Club

Rafayel Hovhannisyan, Staff Writer

October 21, 2020

This year Key Club International (KCI) welcomed their new president, Minhtri Ton. He is currently a senior at Glendale High School and has been a member of KCI since his freshman year. When asked why he has been part of this club for so long, he stated that “it gives [him] a state of community and...

Gevork Bagratyan Introduces Coding Club to GHS

Gevork Bagratyan Introduces Coding Club to GHS

Angela Ter-Martirosyan, Staff Writer

October 20, 2020

Glendale High School senior and founder of the Coding Club, Gevork Bagratyan, is helping open up new opportunities for GHS students interested in coding. Through his new club, Gevork hopes to introduce students to coding and provide them with many resources to master in this field.  Though he init...

Meet Our Newest Nitro NHS Members!

Meet Our Newest Nitro NHS Members!

The Explosion Staff

October 19, 2020

Congratulations to our newest members of National Honor Society! These students have shown amazing achievement in the areas of academics, leadership, character, and community service! Remi Akopians Nikitha Ambatipudi Daniel Armstrong Gabrielle Arreglo Jean Doody Brandon Doronila Isaac Ibarra Susanna Poghosyan ...

Feel Safe, Seen, and Heard with HERd Club

Feel Safe, Seen, and Heard with HERd Club

Lauren Claire Avelino, Staff Writer

October 13, 2020

This year, Glendale High School decided to keep the tradition of clubs going during distanced learning, and one of the newer ones is called HERd Club.  HERd is an organization where women and non-binary people can come together to talk about the misogynies they face and to address other gender issues....

The 2020 Homecoming Court Is Happening!

The 2020 Homecoming Court Is Happening!

Davit Arakelian, Staff Writer

October 9, 2020

UPDATED: The window for turning in an application for Homecoming Court has been extended to Tuesday, October 13th! Diana Arakelian is Director of Activities for GHS, and she is primarily in charge of one of the largest events at Glendale High School, the Homecoming Court. This year, she and the Hom...

CHLA President Lily Yagubyan Helps Spread Smiles Across Children’s Faces

CHLA President Lily Yagubyan Helps Spread Smiles Across Children’s Faces

Andrea Samperio, Staff Writer

October 1, 2020

Glendale High School has many different variations of clubs, focusing on attaining their objectives, conversing on certain subjects, and acknowledging conflicts that we have been facing. However, one club that is indubitably worth joining is CHLA (Children's Hospital Los Angeles)!  The young woman behind it all, ...

Vickie Nguyen Makes Club Rush a Virtual Success

Vickie Nguyen Makes Club Rush a Virtual Success

Arline Daniali, Staff Writer

September 29, 2020

As all things in the year of COVID-19, Club Rush has turned digital in 2020. Glendale High senior and ASB Director of Clubs, Vickie Nguyen, had the challenge of planning to make sure that clubs get their members, and that students find their clubs.  Each club cabinet sent in a video or presentati...

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