High Tide

Traffic Jam

Traffic Jam

Lorraina Scolaro, Staff Writer

May 3, 2018

zAnnoying, frustrating, and stressful is how students and teachers in nearby classrooms describe the ongoing construction near the 700 buildings. “I’m really annoyed with it. I know we need the classes but I wish there was a more effective way to do it.  I can’t hear the teacher sometimes ...

Forging a path ahead

Forging a path ahead

Angie Tait, Staff Writer

April 29, 2018

AP Environmental Science students took part in an extra credit opportunity at Hopkins Wilderness Park, Redondo Beach on Saturday, April 22. Working alongside a group of students from Parras Middle School, APES teacher Gillian Moberg led the RUHS students in the first of many activities meant to “revitalize”...

A smile that could light up a room

A smile that could light up a room

Lorraina Scalaro, Staff Writer

March 29, 2018

Around the end of February, math teacher Ben Wakefield had a conversation with freshman Vincent Barbee.   The two talked about the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting that had recently occurred; Wakefield confided in Barbee that in the case that an active shooter came into the classroom...

Ready To Roll

Grace McGonigle, Staff Writer

March 29, 2018

The Beach Cities Robotics Team 294, comprised of students from RUHS and Mira Costa High School, will be competing at the For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology Robotics Competition, or FIRST, in Orange County the weekend of March 24 and 25. This will be the first of the team’s two c...

No More Room

Analise Asaro, Staff Writer

February 20, 2018

  *A source wants to remain anonymous. She will be referred to as Jane Doe. If students do not live in Redondo Beach and wish to attend RUHS, they must go to the district office and apply for a permit. According to Assistant Principal Dargen, students who have a parent who works for ...

Blood drive

Ivanica Skalko, Staff Writer

November 17, 2017

On Monday, Nov. 6, 115 students donated blood for the UCLA Blood Drive put on by ASB. ASB has been working with UCLA to host the blood drive for years, and this year, in particular, they gathered enough blood to save 345 lives. ASB members Lucy Pape and Allie Kontsis were in charge of helping organize...

Tardy sweeps have been implemented to encourage better attendance

Analise Asaro, Staff Writer

May 22, 2017

Tardy sweeps and detentions for tardies, as well as more frequent prizes for perfect attendance are all coming into play this quarter, and will likely be here to stay. In past years, tardy sweeps involved an announcement over the loudspeaker, the locking of classroom doors and grouping of tardy stud...

Annual Sharefest Workday makes improvements to campus

Annual Sharefest Workday makes improvements to campus

Julian Quevedo, Staff Writer

May 22, 2017

On Sat. May 6, the 14th Annual Sharefest Workday took place, in which 42 improvement projects occurred throughout the South Bay. Red stripes were painted on the first and last steps of the staircases on campus as part of the Workday. According to Sharefest partnerships manager, Kyle Aube, the goal of the organizatio...

The problem with Juul

The problem with Juul

Malek Chamas, Staff Writer

May 22, 2017

For confidentiality purposes, the sources are referred to as Jane Doe and Marie Major. Put in a cartridge. Turn on the machine. Plug it into its charger when done. This is not about playing video games; this is about smoking. One particular type of e-cigarette has become increasingly popular amon...

APES students visit Washington Elementary

Ethan Park, Staff Writer

April 28, 2017

Between recess breaks and common core subjects, the students at Washington Elementary learned about the importance of the environment. Last Friday, six AP Environmental Science students participated in Washington Elementary’s Earth day festival. “[Washington Elementary] wanted it to be a more collaborative ...

Under pressure

Malek Chamas, Staff Writer

April 28, 2017

May 1: National College Decision Day. May 1-5 and May 8-12: AP Exams. June 13-15 and June 20-22: Semester Exams. June 23: Graduation Day for the Class of 2017. With a whole host of important days approaching in the next two months, many Redondo students are busying themselves by studyi...

Wind ensemble performs alongside elementary and middle school honors bands at the RBUSD Honor Band Concert

Wind ensemble performs alongside elementary and middle school honors bands at the RBUSD Honor Band Concert

Julian Quevedo, Staff Writer

April 7, 2017

The 2017 RBUSD Honor Band Concert, featuring the elementary and middle school honor bands and the RUHS Wind Ensemble, took place on Thursday, March 30. In addition to the Wind Ensemble, band director Raymundo Vizcarra was in charge of rehearsing and directing the middle school honor band, a selectiv...