AVID Club

By Camille Yost Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) is a program at Tustin High School that is dedicated to preparing students for college. Not only is it a class, it is also a club that is run by Aileen and Arlene Peralta in Ms. Vandal’s classroom, room 703. The main goal of the AVID club…

Tripping Through High School

By Ivette Barajas, Karimar Gatica, and Michael Rodillo Like every other high school in America, Tustin High contains students ranging from different grades, ages, cultures, interests, hobbies, etc. In the small but significant four years spent in high school, there is a drastic transition that occurs in every single individual; whether it be physical, mental,…

How It Feels to be a Second Semester Senior

By:  Karli Stichter It’s almost impossible to wake up every morning and drag yourself to class as a senior in the home stretch of high school. Days seem longer and you’re more tired than you have ever been in your life. You find yourself falling asleep at midnight. One o’clock. Two o’clock. The amount of…

Adolescence: The Reality

By: Galilea Oregon As a little girl, I fantasized about my high school years. I dreamt about the pretty clothes. I yearned for the freedom and happiness of becoming a teen. I wanted the cliche “High School Musical” experience. Once I finished middle school I realized that there would not be any “High School Musical”…

Got Friends?

By: Julia Klotz, Seth Williams, Bryan Silva, Neil Slater, and Vanessa Tang                   You can find friendship in some of the most unexpected places and times. Among these experiences is high school, where friendships are forged, whether it lasts longer than a solitary experience or becomes lifelong. Trial and error is a large part of…