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  • October 26Breaking news: The Homecoming Dance was pretty sick, according to experts.

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]

GHS Prepares for WASC Visit

GHS Prepares for WASC Visit

Linet Miankai, Staff Writer January 14, 2022

Jacob Petrosyan is a senior at Glendale High School. He was born and raised in a country of history, beauty and amazing nature: Yerevan, Armenia. Jacob’s favorite hobby is drawing. He draws most of the...

Ms. Castaneda (front row center) poses with her Womens Studies class

Ms. Castaneda Brings Women’s Studies to GHS

Linet Miankai, Staff Writer January 11, 2022

Ms. Sydnee Castaneda has been working at Glendale High School for two years now, and she is currently teaching US History and Women’s Studies. This is the first year that she is teaching a Women’s...

New Rules at GUSD as COVID-19 Cases Skyrocket

New Rules at GUSD as COVID-19 Cases Skyrocket

Edgar Torabyan, Staff Writer January 5, 2022

Several new rules have been announced for students and employees at the Glendale Unified School District, due to the alarming rise of COVID-19 cases, both locally and worldwide. A GUSD email reassured...

Happy Holidays from String Orchestra!

Happy Holidays from String Orchestra!

Jon Livingston, Advisor December 17, 2021

It's Christmastime! A special thank you to Amy Rangel, Josh Kirkwood, Greg Williams, and all of their amazing kids, for making this happen!

Are You Looking for Something to Do This Holiday Break?

Are You Looking for Something to Do This Holiday Break?

Anahit Sargsyan, Staff Writer December 14, 2021

Let's be honest: this year is flying by.  It is already wintertime, which means that the holidays are almost here, and it is an important time for many people to celebrate internationally. Since the...

How to Shop for the Nerd in Your Life

How to Shop for the Nerd in Your Life

Isabel Nourian, Staff Writer December 7, 2021

Having trouble finding a phenomenal gift for that special MCU fan? I got your back! Here are my Top Five suggestions: At Number One, we have Funko Pops! These are a small, adorable, and affordable...

Carnewal/Cuevas Cupcake Collaboration Was Cool!

Carnewal/Cuevas Cupcake Collaboration Was Cool!

Samantha Bordey, Staff Writer December 3, 2021

Chef Cuevas and art teacher Ms. Carnewal collaborated to put their students to the test and to invigorate their imaginations. Art students in Ms. Carnewal’s class drew Halloween-themed cupcakes,...

Cherilyn Legaspi poses with Coach Tadeh Mardirosian and former 3-point record-holder, Lilia Vasghanian

Cherilyn Legaspi Breaks Record for 3-Pointers

Jon Livingston, Advisor November 25, 2021

On Monday, November 22, the Glendale High School girls varsity basketball team beat Huntington Park with a final of 77 to 22. But the highlight of the game was one for the record books. Nitro captain...

Our GHS cheerleaders at the 2021 Homecoming Rally

Outdoor Homecoming Rally a Success, Despite the Heat

Diana Khachatryan, Staff Writer November 11, 2021

Even Rapunzel’s magical hair couldn’t control unexpected warm weather, as Glendale High School observed their first Spirit Week of the school year, starting on October 25th, in honor of the Homecoming...

Ms. Kimberley Sinclair in her Army uniform

Nitro Teachers Honored on Veterans Day

Patrick M. Gutierrez, Staff Writer November 10, 2021

Originally called Armistice Day, Veterans Day is a federal holiday created in 1918, to honor the armistice, or truce, that the Allies secured with Germany after World War I. The name was later changed...

Your Mental Health Matters!

Your Mental Health Matters!

Krislyn Ayala, Staff Writer November 4, 2021

Mental health is a really important topic that people don't often talk about. There are so many students at our school who struggle with their mental health, and they don't often get the help they need....

The Newest Members of NHS

The Newest Members of NHS

Jon Livingston, Advisor November 3, 2021

Here are the newest additions to the Glendale High School National Honor Society, all of whom were inducted last week: BACK ROW: Ashley Abramyan, Ellena Shahbandarian, Myles O'Bryan, James Louie, George...

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