The online student news site of Redondo Union High School

High Tide

The online student news site of Redondo Union High School

High Tide

The online student news site of Redondo Union High School

High Tide

Will Smith slaps Chris Rock at the Oscars on March 27. COURTESY OF THE NEW YORK TIMES

A stinging embarrassment

Mia Schrift, Writer April 15, 2022

While Chris Rock may not have gotten the knee-slapping response he wanted at the Oscars, he did receive a slap to the face from Will Smith.  As two of the biggest names in entertainment, most immediately...

Sophomore Henry Cushman, an ASB Head Hawk, plays spike ball on Sept. 3, the first Friday of September.

Gallery: ASB hosts “First Friday” celebration in Freshman Quad

Nadia Bidarian, Editor-in-Chief September 4, 2021

Yesterday at lunch, ASB hosted the first of many “First Fridays” in the Freshman Quad. As speakers blasted music, ASB members and students of all grade levels played Spikeball, cornhole, and ping...

Boys Varsity Water Polo loses 11-10 in opening game

Boy’s Varsity Water Polo loses 11-10 in opening game

Celina Moreno, Photographer September 4, 2021

On Aug. 31 at 3 p.m., the RUHS boy’s varsity water polo team played their opening game against Edison High School and lost by 11-10. According to senior Scott Fujiwara, the Edison water polo team...

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The vices of a vaccine passport

Ben Ringel, Online Editor August 27, 2021

As cases are beginning to rise again, many are eager to more strictly separate the vaccinated from the not. Due to the efficacy and safety of Covid-19 vaccinations (proven by a full FDA approval for Pfizer),...

Anthony Bridi was principal at Patricia Dreizler Continuation High School prior to being named principal of Redondo Union High School. PHOTOS BY NADIA BIDARIAN

New year, new boss

Nadia Bidarian, Editor-in-Chief August 26, 2021

An Aquatic Center with no swimmers. A buffet-style cafeteria with no attendees. A 56 acre campus with no students. From March 2020 to April 2021, this emptiness was the reality at Redondo Union High School...

Heinesh designs keychains like the one above for her customers. She often puts album covers in each keychain. PHOTO COURTESY OF SARAH HEINESH

Off the chain

Sarah Shurtleff, Staff Writer March 7, 2021

With her creativity and a computer, Sarah Heinesh started her own small business. After looking through other small businesses on Tik Tok, Heneish was inspired to start her own keychain business about...


Friends in high places

Jess Alvear, Staff Writer March 5, 2021

Sometimes opportunities are literally sitting right by our side. For junior Mehlo Ermeti, a chance meeting with a professional DJ put him right where he wanted to be.  Ermeti's passion for music and...


Preparing for the future

Simra Zargar and Sofia Gamboa March 4, 2021

From gliding through the air to whirling across stage, some students are transforming their cherished passions into future careers.  Senior Nick Zorn began taking flying lessons at Pacific Skies Aviation...

After observing math teacher Laura Sands, student-teacher Tom Sheridan now teaches Algebra 1 and 2 classes over Zoom. ILLUSTRATION BY CECILIA APITZ

Digital divide

Trina Kolas, Writing Editor March 3, 2021

The pandemic has been particularly hard on teachers, who are forced to continuously rework their teaching plans amidst constant rescheduling and dashed hopes for being able to return to in-person learning....

This photo of a robot was submitted by RUHS Robotics for the at-home skills challenges. The team had to adapt to a new way of competing by documenting their progress and final product with pictures rather than in person. PHOTO COURTESY OF RUHS ROBOTICS CLUB

Robotics from afar

Emilie Takahashi, Staff Writer March 3, 2021

FIRST Robotics is designed to be a “really intense sport,” according to senior Kelly Flippo.  Normally, at the start of the robotics season, a video is released explaining the rules of the game....

During a period of illness, Szeles sketches her hand with colored pencils. PHOTOS COURTESY OF CIENNA SZELES

Feeling inspired

Sydney Lamich, Staff Writer March 2, 2021

For sophomore Cienna Szeles, art is a way to express her feelings and thoughts to the world on paper.  Starting at a young age, Szeles learned how to make art from her grandmother, who was also an...


A new investment

Ty Soria, Staff Writer March 2, 2021

During the middle of the pandemic, the most economic activity many teens may have partaken in is exchanging bells in Animal Crossing or saying “stonks” instead of stocks. Sophomores Sean Stassi...

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