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Key Club Goes Online

By Lynn Lee, Staff Writer

September 13, 2020

Key Club’s advisor, Mr. Katz, has been contacted, virtual elections have been held, meetings and events are being planned: Key Club is now in session! Key Club is an international service program that has reached thousands of high schools in more than 38 different countries. Quartz Hill High School is just one of many scho...

Palmdale to be Considered Permanent Headquarters for the United States Spaceforce

By Faith Crossan, Staff Writer

September 10, 2020

Palmdale has officially moved into the evaluation phase to be considered a permanent headquarters for the U.S. Spaceforce. This achievement would help put us on the map for further aerospace innovations!   The United States is looking for a home for the Spaceforce, and Palmdale is being highly considered. Santa Cla...

Derecho Devastates Iowa

By Violet Mbela, Assistant Editor

September 5, 2020

As millions of Californians can attest, the power of nature can leave behind devastating consequences. While fires ravage California, Iowa is dealing with its own catastrophe.  On Monday, August 10th, a powerful derecho, or wind storm, swept through eastern Nebraska across Iowa and parts of Wisconsin, Indiana, and Illinois. Tr...

Highlights from the 2020 Republican National Convention

By Jada Hikary, Staff Writer

September 5, 2020

On August 24th, 2020, the first night of the Republican National Convention premiered, kickstarting the four-day convention featuring many key speakers, all vouching for President Donald J. Trump. All four nights contained speeches focusing on racial commentary, the Coronavirus, and the Democratic presidential candidate, Joe Biden....

Race Relations in NYU

By Melissa Canales, Editor in Chief

September 4, 2020

The nation is shaken by the recent uprising of grassroots movements that demand racial justice in our social and political systems. Police brutality and proper representation in government make up only the tip of the iceberg, even if they command the most of the American public's attention.   Yet, even as it seems that, as a country, we...

Teachers Speak on Online Schooling

Teachers Speak on Online Schooling

August 28, 2020

The implementation of distance learning for the 2020-2021 school year has been a strange adjustment f...

Class of 2020: Next Steps

Class of 2020: Next Steps

August 26, 2020

As students and teachers transition their bodies from lazy, quarantine-governed summer to the demanding environ...

Demonstrating Black Pride

By Lynn Lee, Staff Writer

March 8, 2020

Black History Month, recognized during the month of February, is celebrated in 5 countries: the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Netherlands, and the Republic of Ireland. Black History Month originated in the United States and celebrates the achievements of African Americans and recognizes the difficult situations they h...

Beware: AP Tests Ahead

Beware: AP Tests Ahead

March 8, 2020

It is everyone’s least favorite time of the year: AP season. Whether you are signed up to take one, ...

Fire and Ice Spirit Week

Fire and Ice Spirit Week

February 24, 2020

Every year ASB holds a spirit week to get students hyped up for the Winter Ball. To keep things interestin...

Staff Profile: Midori Foster

Staff Profile: Midori Foster

February 18, 2020

Sometimes, in a school as densely populated as Quartz Hill High School, faces can disappear in the crow...

The Woman Who Destroyed American Immigration

The Woman Who Destroyed American Immigration

December 4, 2019

“Shame! Shame! Shame!” The shouting reverberated through a Washington D.C. establishment, on a summer...

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