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  • Varsity Baseball Overview

    Varsity Baseball Overview

    By Daniel Cho, Staff Writer

    April 21, 2017

    One of the most popular teams at Quartz Hill High, the boys’ varsity baseball team dominates the Antelope Valley. Although only Division 3 bound, all athletes are worthy of playing at the Division 1 level. This year’s varsity baseball team is filled with a variety of sophomores, juniors, and seniors. A notable sophomore is Ryan Sanders, one of the pitchers for the Quartz Hill Baseball team. D...

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  • Should We Have School Uniforms?

    Should We Have School Uniforms?

    By Sheehwa You, Staff Writer

    April 21, 2017

    Clothing is a large distraction to our school life. Although it allows a student to have self-expression and choice, it is also an unnecessary waste of time and money and could lead to bullying and harassment. This is why school uniforms should be implemented. Students spend hundreds to thousands of dollars yearly on clothing. Even though school uniforms may seem costly, they would eventually save...

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  • Student Profile: Dalila Solis

    Student Profile: Dalila Solis

    By Shruthi Kumar, Staff Writer

    April 21, 2017

    Dalila Eileen Solis is a star in the shadows. She’s shining, but because she is so humble, she is choosing to keep it under wraps. Dalila is a 15-year-old freshman here at Quartz Hill High School. Although the students may not notice, Dalila’s secret talents are on display in various locations throughout our school. Her talent? Drawing. Solis said, “Since the day I could hold a utensil, I...

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  • Casey’s Survival Guide: United Airlines

    Casey’s Survival Guide: United Airlines

    By Casey Swafford, Staff Writer

    April 21, 2017

    Since the beginning of our species, the human race has had to fight against the harsh environment of Earth. We have conquered the deserts of the Sahara, explored the rainforests of the Amazon, claimed the ice caps of the Arctic, and even taken our first steps into space. However, we now face a new frontier, more dangerous than any we have faced before. This new frontier, of course, is United Airlines. ...

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  • Model United Nations Club Overview

    Model United Nations Club Overview

    By Averie Burke, Staff Writer

    April 21, 2017

    On Quartz Hill’s campus, there is a Model United Nations (MUN) Club.  Quartz Hill’s Model United Nations Club was founded this year and has been very active, participating in Model United Conferences all around Southern California. Since its start, MUN has been an extremely busy club. Occasionally, the club members compete in conferences around California. Recently, Samuel Kim, the president ...

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  • STEM Expo – Mad Wicked Science

    STEM Expo – Mad Wicked Science

    By Amrita Sandhu and Audrey Limb

    April 21, 2017

    On Wednesday, April 12th, Quartz Hill High School successfully executed its 3rd annual STEM Expo. This district-wide science fair allows students to show their extensive knowledge on STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. Founder and creator of the expo Mr. Millings, a teacher at Quartz Hill and often referred to as “Chem God” by his students, organized the logistics of the...

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Model United Nations Club Overview

Model United Nations Club Overview

By Averie Burke, Staff Writer

On Quartz Hill’s campus, there is a Model United Nations (MUN) Club.  Quartz Hill’s Model United Nations Club was founded this year and has been very active, participating in Model United Conferences all around Southern California. Since its start, MUN has been an extremely busy club. Occasional...

April 21, 2017

STEM Expo – Mad Wicked Science

STEM Expo – Mad Wicked Science

By Amrita Sandhu and Audrey Limb

On Wednesday, April 12th, Quartz Hill High School successfully executed its 3rd annual STEM Expo. This district-wide science fair allows students to show their extensive knowledge on STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. Founder and creator of the expo Mr. Millings, a teacher at...

April 21, 2017

Cinco de Mayo Assembly Preview

Cinco de Mayo Assembly Preview

By Katie Wilson, Staff Writer

Cinco de Mayo is a celebration of the Mexican Army’s victory over the French forces at the Battle of Puebla, and the Spanish Club is organizing an assembly to celebrate Cinco de Mayo. Although this celebration takes place on May 5th, the Spanish Club will have the assembly on April 21st during 3rd...

April 14, 2017

The Competition of Prom Court

The Competition of Prom Court

By Andrew Park, Staff Writer

It’s that time of the year again, and the junior class students of Quartz Hill are bustling more than ever. This year’s event consists of a total of 25 contestants for Prom Court, and the competition seems close with positions for only 6 boys and 6 girls. It is true that Prom Court voting highly...

April 14, 2017

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Sports

The Driven Boys’ Golf Team

The Driven Boys’ Golf Team

By Hanna Hoang, Assistant Editor

Quartz Hill High School boys’ golf team, a perennial Golden League winner, has finally began their 2016-2017 season. The team kicked off their season just recently and plan to finish strong with a ho...

April 21, 2017

Varsity Baseball Overview

Varsity Baseball Overview

By Daniel Cho, Staff Writer

One of the most popular teams at Quartz Hill High, the boys’ varsity baseball team dominates the Antelope Valley. Although only Division 3 bound, all athletes are worthy of playing at the Division 1 le...

April 21, 2017

Daniel Hernandez – Soccer Superstar

Daniel Hernandez – Soccer Superstar

By Noor Gill, Staff Writer

This year Daniel Hernandez has been one of the most underrated soccer players in the Antelope Valley. Standing at 5’7, Hernandez does not seem like a threat; however, his crisp and sharp tackles hav...

April 14, 2017

Michelle Perry Track Meet

Michelle Perry Track Meet

By Daniel Cho, Sports Writer

Many high schools, including Quartz Hill High School, only focus on the varsity level when it comes to sports; however, people do not realize the blood, sweat, and tears that the JV athletes put in eve...

April 7, 2017

Dan Tran Invitational

Dan Tran Invitational

April 7, 2017

Player Profile: Isaac Kim

Player Profile: Isaac Kim

March 17, 2017

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Student Profile: Dalila Solis

Student Profile: Dalila Solis

By Shruthi Kumar, Staff Writer

Dalila Eileen Solis is a star in the shadows. She’s shining, but because she is so humble, she is choosing to keep it under wraps. Dalila is a 15-year-old freshman here at Quartz Hill High School. Although...

April 21, 2017

Study Break Ideas

Study Break Ideas

By Alyssa Hoffman, Staff Writer

With AP and IB tests just around the corner, almost everyone is losing their minds trying to cram so they do not fail. Of course, if you just choose not to take such courses or opt out of studying, you...

April 21, 2017

My Paris Experience

My Paris Experience

By Tiffany Tran, Staff Writer

For the last annual family Spring Break vacation trip, we decided to go to Paris and Venice. We packed our bags and embarked on our journey on the 14 hour flight to Europe. The first flight, flown by...

April 14, 2017

Thirteen Reasons Why Review

Thirteen Reasons Why Review

By Naila Gonzalez, Staff Writer

WARNING: This article contains minor spoilers for Thirteen Reasons Why. Based on the bestselling novel by Jay Asher, Thirteen Reasons Why has become a phenomenal success as a Netflix Original show. ...

April 14, 2017

Spring Shows to Watch

Spring Shows to Watch

April 8, 2017

Top Five Best Pets of the World of All Time

Top Five Best Pets of the World of All Time

April 8, 2017

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