The Student News Site of Flintridge Sacred Heart

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The Student News Site of Flintridge Sacred Heart

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The Student News Site of Flintridge Sacred Heart

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Isabella Zirn ‘23 and Michelle ‘23 work in the lab together.
A look into the SciSearch experience
By Julia Krider, Managing Editor • May 23, 2023

It’s been eight years since Dr. Liz Krider (aka my mom) joined the FSH Staffulty and began teaching the Honors Scientific Research (SciSearch) class. Her vision of a class that replicated the graduate school laboratory experience...

Seniors in the cast and crew of “Little Shop of Horrors” made the most of their last FSH production by cherishing the time they had left together. Left to right: Sara Green ‘23, Siena Urquiza ‘23, Sara Gutierrez ‘23, Mia Murillo ‘23 and Ava King ‘23.
The bright future of our theater seniors
By Tyler Frey, Staff Writer • May 25, 2023

On the closing night of FSH’s spring production of “Little Shop of Horrors”, as the seniors read their farewell speeches, a sense of community pervaded the theater. For many...

Sr. Celeste enjoys the sunny weather during some of her last days on the Hill.
Sister Celeste says goodbye
By Claudia Lee, Associate Editor • May 25, 2023

As Flintridge Sacred Heart’s 2022-23 school year comes to a close, many things are the same as they always were. Seniors preparing to head off to college, teachers giving their...

One of Mr. Pals’ many photos in FSH’s yearbook.
Mr. Pals gets ready to move out of his classroom
By Nyree Aghayan, Staff Writer • May 19, 2023

In preparing for the 2023-2024 school year, many changes have been set in motion, including some teachers announcing their leave from the school. After 13 years of teaching at...

Wendy Wang 23 stands in front of the FSH Residential Life Hall on her first moving-in day in 2021.
Why I'm continuing my all-female education in college
By Wen Dian Wang, Staff Writer • May 25, 2023

When I first told people that I am going to attend Wellesley College, a women's liberal art institution, after attending my all-girls high school, I was confronted with some sharp...

When the demands of school and extracurriculars become overwhelming, students retreat to the library to work, reducing their much-needed break time.
Treat yo’ self (but only after homework)
By Tyler Frey, Staff Writer • February 17, 2023

Get good grades, make the team, get cast in the play, build your portfolio, pad your resume. Get enough sleep, prioritize your mental health and make choices for yourself. High...

Paris Hilton, 2000 (left), and Julia Orue 24, 2022 (right). Elements of Hiltons style and outfit composition can be seen in Orues outfit today.
Low-rise jeans and baby tees: Bad for your health?
By Maria Boutros, Staff Writer • January 6, 2023

Low-rise jeans, track suits, cargo pants and baby tees are all widely recognized as iconic staples in the 2000s fashion lookbook. Throwback photos of celebrities like Britney Spears...

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Sara Green ‘23 poses with her laptop as they go about a day together.
A heartfelt goodbye to my laptop
By Sara Green, Social Media Manger • May 23, 2023

My dearest friend, my closest confidant, Goodbye has come far too soon. I remember the first day we met. You sat on the triangular desk, waiting for me quietly. I walked in anxiously, side parted hair and bright blue “FSHA” orientation t-shirt on. It was love at first sight. Looking back on the moment makes me smile. Neither of us knew how much we would go through together from that day on. Little...

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