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Vaping in kaiser

December 13, 2022

Between classes it's not an uncommon sight to see some students in the bathrooms or in corners pulling out vapes and using them in between classes. Since Nicotine is a drug, it falls under a Class A offense,...

March To The Beat: Kaisers Marching Band In Summary

March To The Beat: Kaiser’s Marching Band In Summary

Sam Lake, Staff Writer December 8, 2022

This past quarter, Kaiser High School’s marching band has made an entrance in the music department.  Led by Mr. Michael Bataluna, students ranging from freshman to seniors perform pieces at parades...

Thankful and Grateful

Thankful and Grateful

Devon Ku , Staff Writer December 2, 2022

Thanksgiving is one of the most wonderful times of the year. It’s all about being grateful for what life has given us and the amazing things we have. This Thanksgiving we should all be a little more...

Kaiser Bus stop graffiti
(Photo credit: Kailani Clark)

Written on the Walls: Kaiser Graffiti just another form of student expression

Kailani Clark (KC), Copy Editor November 26, 2022

During recent months, graffiti has become relatively prominent in the halls of Kaiser High School, perhaps presenting a vague description of student opinion. The graffiti spans from derogatory phrases...

Registration for the 2023-2024 School Year Brings New Opportunities To Students

Registration for the 2023-2024 School Year Brings New Opportunities To Students

Evan Russo, Staff Writer November 23, 2022

On Wednesday November 17th, course registration for the 2023-2024 school year was opened to students at Kaiser High. As students choose their classes for the school year 2023-2024, it’s important to...

Kaiser High School Tea Page

Kaiser High School Tea Page

Devon Ku and Amanda Bart November 22, 2022

Over the last several months, our school has had an account that anonymously posts about people. The account has had very nice things to say but has also become a source of negative hateful speech. This...

Chickens on the Loose

Chickens on the Loose

Dillon Balantac and Sooseok Lim November 18, 2022

Wild chickens run around campus, peacefully, saying “cluck cluck.” Though it may seem friendly between the feathered friends and students, these chickens are not as innocent as they appear. Scattered...

The Importance of field trips

The Importance of field trips

Yusuf Siddiqui, Staff Writer November 14, 2022

For many students in the United States, field trips frequently result in memorable experiences. Both parents and teachers may understand the thrill of a day spent learning, engaging, and exploring outside...

Charity, volunteering and donating concept. Raised up human hands with red hearts. Childrens hands are holding heart symbols. Vector

Help Within Hands Reach

Sam Lake, Student Life Editor November 4, 2022

Kaiser High School offers a range of in-school counselors who are available to help make your school year manageable. According to the Kaiser High School website, the counseling department, “supports...

Jessica Yasue racing during the OIA JV Championship race

Kaiser Cross Country JV Championships

Kimberly McCoy, Sports Editor November 2, 2022
Jessica Yasue was the top performing female Kaiser athlete of the meet ...placing 39th out of 67 women.
School lunch unsatisfactory, says recent student survey

School lunch unsatisfactory, says recent student survey

Evan Russo, Staff Writer November 2, 2022

Survey finds 70% of students consider school lunch subpar; nearly half allegedly served spoiled milk. In a recent survey of students who regularly eat school lunch, they were asked to rate the average...

(left to right) Senators Mark Hashem, Stanley Chang and Chris Lee present Cadet Judah Danganan (middle left) with the proclamation of his receiving of the Gold Valor Award.

Kaiser JROTC Cadet receives rare Gold Valor award at HOCO 2022

Kailani Clark (KC), Copy Editor October 28, 2022

Air Force JROTC Cadet Airman Judah Danganan was observed with The Gold Valor Award at the homecoming assembly and football game at halftime for his act of selflessness earlier this year. The first to have...

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