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Here we will cover the news stories that most affect Glendale High School, its students and staff, and the surrounding community. If you have a story that deserves to be covered by Explosion, please contact our advisor, Mr. Livingston, at [email protected]

The Best Weekend Outings in LA

The Best Weekend Outings in LA

Cassandra Dela Cruz, Staff Writer October 3, 2022

Everyone loves a quick-weekend getaway, but finding a place to glide in easily can sometimes be hard. Below are some of the places that will be sure to make your head turn around.  Give a few of these...

The Five Best Places for Stargazing in California

The Five Best Places for Stargazing in California

Edita Melkumyan September 20, 2022

It always amazes me how we live in this beautiful, yet dangerous, endless universe. Because of light pollution in Glendale, we can almost never see the beauty of the universe without using a telescope....

Armenia Mourns Victims of Warehouse Explosion

Armenia Mourns Victims of Warehouse Explosion

Anahit Sargsyan, Staff Writer September 9, 2022

It started off as a nice summer day for the people of Armenia. It was a little windy, but people wanted to enjoy their summer afternoon. Like always, the Surmalu Mall, located in Yerevan, was busy. People...

Ms. Keshishian Is Leaving GHS with a Smile

Ms. Keshishian Is Leaving GHS with a Smile

Maria Bagumian, Social Media Director September 2, 2022

Ms. Anahid Keshishian will be retiring from her role as an attendance clerk at Glendale High School for 23 years, and over 28 years of service to the Glendale Unified School District. She first attended...

Don’t Be a Bobo, Get Some Boba!

Don’t Be a Bobo, Get Some Boba!

Eloisa Campos, Staff Writer June 17, 2022

What is Boba?  The term “boba”, “bubble tea”, or perhaps “pearl tea” refers to a type of drink made of tea and a variety of toppings. This type of drink originated in Taiwan in the late...

5 Places to Go This Summer

5 Places to Go This Summer

Maria Bagumian, Staff Writer June 16, 2022

During the summertime, people plan vacations to other countries or regions, but those who do not have that opportunity should know about all of the spots closer to Glendale.  Here is a list of fun day...

Sophie Verweyan (center, in black) poses with other young filmmakers at the Emerging Filmmaker Showcase in May.

GHS Alum Sophie Verweyen Goes to Cannes

Mia Alcibar, Staff Writer June 13, 2022

Sophie Verweyen graduated from Glendale High School in 2020, and had been a part of Mr. Kirkwood’s film program all four years of her time here. She learned to work with cameras and produce her own films,...

Thank You, Journalism

Thank You, Journalism

Lauren Claire Avelino, Editor-in-Chief June 10, 2022

Two years have gone by, and my time here as an Explosion writer is over. It has been a wonderful experience writing for the website and getting to know my fellow classmates, and even Mr. Livingston.  I...

GHS Protests Against Gun Violence

GHS Protests Against Gun Violence

  On May 24, 2022 a gunman opened fire in Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, killing 19 children and 2 teachers. After waiting outside for over 40 minutes, the tactical units entered...

SpongeBob Helps Nitros Say Farewell to the School Year

SpongeBob Helps Nitros Say Farewell to the School Year

Lauren Claire Avelino and Edgar Torabyan June 7, 2022

On Friday, June 3rd, Glendale High School held its Farewell Rally at Moyse Stadium, and the theme of the rally was SpongeBob Squarepants. Leading up to this event, students participated in their final...

Sugarpuffs Outlast Smiors at Powderpuff Football Game

Sugarpuffs Outlast S’miors at Powderpuff Football Game

Lauren Claire Avelino, Editor-In-Chief June 6, 2022

On the evening of June 3rd, Glendale High School hosted its 5th Annual Powderpuff Football Game at Moyse Stadium. This event was in partnership with the Make-A-Wish Foundation, which helps grant wishes...

Ms. Reyes holds an orphaned, baby green heron, at her other job at the International Bird Rescue.

A Farewell to Ms. Reyes

Selin Avanesyans, Staff Writer June 1, 2022

Ms. Michelle Reyes was born in Hollywood, California. Her hobbies include hiking, snorkeling, paddleboarding, cooking, baking, watching television, and spending time with her family and friends. One of...

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