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¡MÁS PARA LOS ESTUDIANTES!

Monzerrath Miramontes Castellanos, Staff Writer January 26, 2021

Más para los estudiantes es un programa esencial para aquellos estudiantes que no consideramos frecuentemente pero que necesitan más ayuda. Es un apoyo económico para los estudiantes de la preparatoria...

Gender-Neutral Restrooms: Wasteful or a Room for Waste?

Boys bathroom on C-side.
Samantha Brandts, Editor-in-Chief January 26, 2021

Shawn Abbate, the current facilitator of communication between various LBUSD departments, conducted a focus group at Wilson High School on November 16 to gather the input of students on the future of gender-neutral...

Where’s my Caffeine?

A saddening picture of the now former Starbucks location on 7th Street.
Miguel Gonzalez, Staff Writer January 26, 2021

With the outbreak of COVID-19, Starbucks made the decision to close down many of their stores nationwide. The coffee location a block from Wilson was no exception, and was shut down shortly after school...

Tribute to Kurt Holmes – Lifelong Bruin

Kurt Holmes at the Ayala Spring Classic in 2018. Holmes passed away suddenly, Saturday, Dec. 12.
Samantha Brandts and Jayden Phan December 21, 2020

On Saturday, December 12, Kurt Holmes passed away at the age of 62 in his Huntington Beach home. An agonizing loss to the Wilson community. During his 24 years of teaching at Wilson High School, Mr....

Estidantes del Ingles contra el aprendizaje a distancia

Monzerrath Miramontes Castellanos, Staff Writer November 20, 2020

Los estudiantes de Desarrollo del idioma inglés o ELD por sus siglas en Inglés (English Language Development). Son aquellos estudiantes que acaban de mudarse de otro país donde su primer idioma es uno...

Brandts Bans Banner

President Trump banner on the Ximeno school gate on October 25.
Jayden Phan, Staff Writer November 20, 2020

On Sunday, October 25, Wilson High School senior Samantha Brandts and her father Jonathan Brandts took it upon themselves to take down a Donald Trump banner that was illegally put on the school’s fence.   Brandts...

Unintended Consequences of Online School

Joelle Brandts 9 falls asleep during class. (photo illustration)
Marco Haynes, Staff Writer November 20, 2020

Students this year at Wilson High School will partake in virtual and in-person learning due to the global COVID-19 pandemic. Teachers have to learn a new teaching style and students have to learn a new...

2k Tournament

Students battle against each other in a 2k20 video game tournament. Image from steampowered.com
David Sayre, Staff Writer November 20, 2020

With the postponement of sports and other activities due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Wilson High School has found alternatives for athletes and gamers to stay involved. The school hosted a tournament...

Disabilities at a Distance

Monzerrath Miramontes Castellanos, Staff Writer November 20, 2020

As the coronavirus pandemic grinds the nation’s education system to a halt, teachers are struggling with the new normal. Special education teachers in particular are facing unparalleled challenges with...

The Orientation Must Go On!

Link Crew Commissioners taking group photo while preparing for the virtual orientation a week before the big day
Miguel Gonzalez, Staff Writer November 20, 2020

More than 730 freshman students attended Wilson’s virtual freshman orientation and zoomed their way into high school. Instead of the traditional booths and games like dodgeball and spikeball for an in...

Singing Into A Black Screen

Chamber Singers practice vocal warm-ups via zoom call
Sophia Guillen, Staff Writer November 19, 2020

Wilson’s choir program has had to completely change since the outbreak of COVID-19 in January. Live music concerts have completely disappeared. Mr. Heard, Wilson’s choir teacher said they will no...

Is “Woodrow Wilson” Outdated?

Woodrow Wilson's name on the front entrance of the school.
Samantha Brandts, Editor November 13, 2020

A user under the name “Jacob B” created a Change.org petition to change the name of Woodrow Wilson High School during the rise of the Black Lives Matter Movement this past summer, due to the questionably...

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