Explosion

  • 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 new and interesting people found on (or off) campus at GHS. If you know someone at our school who is doing cool things, and deserves a Spotlight article, please contact our advisor, Mr. Livingston, at [email protected]

Preny Davoodimasihi Brings Awareness to Breast Cancer at GHS

Preny Davoodimasihi Brings Awareness to Breast Cancer at GHS

Andrea Samperio, Staff Writer

October 26, 2020

Glendale High School has a lot of clubs for many to have the opportunity to converse about a certain subject and acknowledge it by doing some volunteer work or reaching the club’s goals and possibly succeeding above and beyond based on what they are working on. However, one club that is primarily focu...

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...

Glendale High School’s New Softball Coach

Glendale High School’s New Softball Coach

Maeli Ibarra, Staff Writer

October 21, 2020

Jack Monroe is the new softball coach at Glendale High School, but all of his players call him Coach Jack. He played baseball as a kid, and in 8th grade he had two major accidents six months apart. By the time he was healthy enough to play he had already developed other interests.  Coach Jack is o...

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...

Andre Hiwatig Misses Dominating the Courts

Andre Hiwatig Misses Dominating the Courts

Arline Daniali, Staff Writer

October 15, 2020

Despite going to Clark Magnet High School, Andre Hiwatig is a spirited Nitro on the volleyball courts. As a senior, Andre has been on the boys volleyball team for 4 years, with 3 of them on varsity. Andre dominates the courts and hopes to get back to his team as soon as possible.  In past school...

Coach Weisman Gets a Kick Out of Coaching

Coach Weisman Gets a Kick Out of Coaching

Anri Sahakyan, Staff Writer

October 15, 2020

Brandon Weisman is the head coach for the boys varsity soccer team and a teacher of Human Geography at Glendale High School. He is 30 years old and was born in Fountain Valley, California. Some of his hobbies include coaching and watching sports. Mr. Weisman first got interested in teaching back in high school...

Hannah Reantaso Is Not Throwing Away Her Shot (Put)

Hannah Reantaso Is Not Throwing Away Her Shot (Put)

Lauren Claire Avelino, Staff Writer

October 14, 2020

Hannah Rachel Reantaso is a junior at Glendale High School.  She is 16 years old and is from Dallas, Texas. She moved to Glendale, California in October of 2012 and at school, she is on the track team, specifically participating in the shot put.   In her free time, Hannah likes to read books and play video game...

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....

Ms. Hill Is Here to Help

Ms. Hill Is Here to Help

Andre Asatourian, Staff Writer

October 13, 2020

Ms. Diana Hill is currently the data clerk at Glendale High School. She was born in Los Angeles, California and currently lives in Temple City. She loves listening to music, like soft rock and the 80’s. Ms. Hill’s hobbies include Zumba and walking her three dogs. She enjoys these activities, becaus...

Ms. Aivazi Tries Something Different at GHS

Ms. Aivazi Tries Something Different at GHS

Davit Arakelian, Staff Writer

October 12, 2020

A new addition to Glendale High School is secretary, Sona Aivazi. She started working at GHS in March before COVID-19 took over. Ms. Aivazi has worked in education for 15 years, working at an elementary school and as an accounting clerk at the district office, before she came to Glendale High. Ms. A...

Ms. Villegas Loves to Help English Learners at GHS

Ms. Villegas Loves to Help English Learners at GHS

Ashler Joseph C. Pascua, Staff Writer

October 8, 2020

Ms. Vanessa Villegas is a new English teacher in Glendale High School. Currently, she lives in Paramount, California, and she attended Cal State Dominguez Hills. She is motivated by seeing her students’ successes and teaching them to persevere through challenges. A fun fact about her is that she has ...

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