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AP Statistics did not meet their quota, now cut from Buena roster
AP Statistics did not meet their quota, now cut from Buena roster
Haylie Williams and Isabella Prewitt September 26, 2023

AP Statistics was cut two weeks into the 2023-2024 school year with the lowest class roster seen to date, one student, due to scheduling conflicts...

Senior sunrise breaks horizon of new year
Senior sunrise breaks horizon of new year
Madysen Hawley and Isabella Prewitt August 28, 2023

At 6 a.m. August 22, the class of 2024 swarmed Pierpont Beach for the annual senior sunrise. The crisp morning air carried the weight of excitement...

 As the school year comes to a close Matthew Lazanky’s office is cleaned out as he readies himself for a move to Ventura High School. His office is not the only one being emptied out, counselors Jacob Amaro and Tatum Maciel also prepare to leave Buena due to the recent budget cuts.
Recent budget cuts lead to a removal of three Buena counselors
Brooklyn Carrillo and Isabella Prewitt June 15, 2023

California requires all public school districts to show they are financially stable every three years. Districts need to reserve 3 percent or...

Grad Night display on the exiting arches of the park.
Class of 2023 Grad Night at Universal ends with bus fiasco
Madeline Marshall, Editor-in-Chief • June 8, 2023

Buena senior class of 2023 traveled to Universal Studios June 3 for Grad Night for a night of fun, comradery, and celebration. The late night...

Art depicting the end of BARK.
B.A.R.K Study hall period put to sleep for good
Luc Ross and Jon Miller, Section Editor • June 8, 2023

Due to Buena changing schedules from a traditional six period day to a block period model, “BARK” had its final day, Thursday, May 25.  BARK,a...

The official promo images featuring screencaps for all 10 films featured at the showcase.
Filmmaking program holds annual student film showcase
Ethan Potter and Brian Vera May 17, 2023

The film production team is presenting ten short films as part of a two hour showcase May 25, 2023 in the little theater. Doors open at 5:30...

April 15 was the last dance of the school year, the summer bash. A school wide free dance that took place at the stadium. While not many showed, those who did were able to have fun or relax before testing starts.
Summer bash, one last dance
Brooklyn Carrillo, Section Editor • May 17, 2023

[Named left to right] Seniors Shawn Coyner, Quincy Strange, Peggy Thompson, and Hans Yuhr in competition
Knowledge Bowl 2023: the brains behind the bronze
Sierra Ruiz, Staff Writer • May 16, 2023

The Knowledge Bowl team finished in third place with a final record of nine wins, two losses, and one tie against St. Bonaventure. The tie was...

PHOTO STORY: Wellness fair begins mental health awareness month with a bang
PHOTO STORY: Wellness fair begins mental health awareness month with a bang
Haylie Williams, News Section Editor • May 15, 2023

Friday May 5, the wellness center kicked off Mental Health awareness month with a “Wellness Faire” packed with fun events and games. An array...

Coach Matthew Colton makes final cuts to the net and season during ceremony
Buena boys basketball cut ties with successful season
Sierra Ruiz, Staff Writer • April 25, 2023

In March, the boys varsity basketball team won the CIF-State regional competition against Culver City with the score 81-78. Not long after, the...

Right outside the dance floor and bag check was the photo backdrop, decorated with fairy lights to match the theme. Not only that, but the venu also had free desserts and drinks, including a water station that always had cold water to drink after dancing. Photographed and made by Brooklyn Carrillo using Pic Collage.
Prom 2023, an enchanting night for all
Brooklyn Carrillo, Section Editor • April 18, 2023

April 15, the night students had been waiting for since prom was first announced became a night filled with dancing and laughter. The outfits...

Plenty of girls on campus are excited for this new team. We got quite a bit [of interest]. Not only an interest to play the game, but to watch the sport Assistant Principal Tina Perez said.
New girl's flag football, 'the inception of a sport' according to Assistant principal Tina Perez
Madysen Hawley, section editor • March 24, 2023

In Feb. of 2023, the CIF (California Interscholastic Federation) administration unanimously voted to begin including girl’s flag football as...

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