High Tide

Stay Together

Stay Together

Amanda Ban, Staff Writer

May 22, 2017

Senior Drake Brown is not only the king of fashion; he is an accomplished actor. He recently landed the male lead role in Noah Cyrus’ new music video for her song “Stay Together.” “I was sort of her love interest. I was just kind of the guy that was with her in every scene. The whole vi...

One man show

One man show

Erika Zlatkin, Staff Writer

April 28, 2017

Countless hours of practice leaves his hands strained, but the time it takes him to perfect his talent allows him to find passion in his work as a teacher. “Playing guitar has not only been a stress relief for me,” teacher Matthew Keye said. “It has been so fun to play and be in the mom...

Finders keepers

Erika Zlatkin, Staff Writer

April 7, 2017

The majority of his coins from the vast collection that he has can be traced back to a specific point in history hundreds of years ago. AP European and United States History teacher Nicholas Sklarenko enjoys collecting historical foreign coins as a hobby and passion. “I’m a history guy and coins are just a ...

Put your records on

Put your records on

Amanda Ban, Staff Writer

April 7, 2017

For junior Cross Fontana, collecting records has become a way for him to characterize significant time periods in his life. “When I listen to my records I can remember when I bought it, and it reminds me of what was going on in my life at that time,” Fontana said. A large part of his coll...

First responders

First responders

Analise Asaro, Staff Writer

April 7, 2017

Photo by Jarrah May Thirty-five to 50 hours of their lives are dedicated per week to saving lives and helping others in our community. Seniors Noah Rosenthal and Jake Bolt are training as EMTs, or Emergency Medical Technicians. EMTs are trained to respond quickly to emergency situations involving medi...

Senior Jarus Lorenzen professionally writes and records music

Senior Jarus Lorenzen professionally writes and records music

Brittany Baker, Staff Writer

March 16, 2017

His most valued part of creating music is the process of writing the lyrics to his songs. Senior Jarus Lorenzen expresses himself through his passion for music. “My favorite part is being able to arrange different words together and come up with different ways to express an idea,” Lorenzen sa...

Lopez accesses his creative side through art

Lopez accesses his creative side through art

Marie Ona, Copy Editor

March 2, 2017

Any medium works for him. Whether it’s through pencil, charcoal or just a pen from a hotel, senior Luigi Lopez can make art from it. Drawing inspiration from film and social media, Lopez uses art to express himself. “I like art because it helps me express whatever’s going on in my head,” Lopez said...

Happy medium

Happy medium

Grace McGonigle, Staff Writer

March 2, 2017

  Seniors Namie Fotion and Alysa Kataoka aren’t just any faces in the group of artists attending RUHS. They are separated by their messages of creativity and inspiration and share a piece of themselves with their viewers unseen by anyone else. When drawing, Fotion uses colored pencils...

Home is where the heart is

Home is where the heart is

Rubab Quraishi, Staff Writer

March 2, 2017

With the ability to spread love, this family voluntarily takes in foster children in order to provide them a safe and friendly home, something these children were not offered before. Freshman Ella Jackson and her family have been hosting many foster children that are in need of a home since 201...

Broadening horizons

Julian Quevedo, Staff Writer

February 16, 2017

Throughout his life, Principal Jens Brandt has lived in Germany, Egypt, Brazil and the United States. He was able to travel to these places due to his father’s work in international education. “It really opened up my mind to what it’s like to live outside the United States and have a more glo...

Easy, breezy, beautiful

Easy, breezy, beautiful

Maryam Bacaloni, Staff Writer

February 16, 2017

What started out as a young girl watching her mom put makeup on turned into a passion for the fine arts of cosmetology. Senior Mahina Armijo expresses her artistic ability through lipsticks and eyeshadows. “At a young age, I would always look up to my mom for makeup advice, and she was one of the reasons I...

On display

Amanda Ban, Staff Writer

February 16, 2017

Junior Maddie Brooks dedicates her free time to creating and sharing art with her friends. Brooks and PVHS student Jo Edmison held an art show at Brooks’ house on Feb. 4 showcasing the work of various high school students from the South Bay. Brooks and Edmison created a short film entitled “Ophidian.”...