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Time’s up! Standardized tests are back on the radar for high school students

Caroline Hubner, Reporter | September 8, 2021

The 2021-22 school year has begun anew and sophomore and junior students at Foothill Technology High School (Foothill Tech) were recently notified via email of upcoming opportunities to sign up for the...

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The Happiest School on Earth: Dragons return to campus for the 2021-2022 school year

Caroline Hubner, Emma Ippolito, Melanie Hernandez, and Ailanie Martinez | August 28, 2021

The back-to-school season has officially begun and the Dragons at Foothill Technology High School (Foothill Tech) kicked off the school year with a Disney-themed first day. Amid the past shutdowns due...

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A brighter Summer: Ventura County moves down to the yellow COVID-19 tier

Emma Ippolito, Reporter | June 26, 2021

As the COVID-19 vaccines get distributed across the United States, Ventura County is slowly moving down tiers. The tiers indicate the number of COVID-19 transmissions and allow you to see the rate of infection...

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Casitas Fire burns 188 acres in Ojai Valley near Lake Casitas

Emma Ippolito, Reporter | June 24, 2021

On June 14th, a brush fire began near Lake Casitas in Ojai Valley, burning 188 acres of land. The fire named, the Casitas Fire, burned in an area with scattered homes and some livestock.  Officials...

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Graduation 2021: “Fly like a Dragon”

Adler Striegel and Ethan Sequeira | June 12, 2021

“This year we were able to show how ready we really are. We defeated isolation, we moved forward, we persevered. [...] So take what you have learned, seize every opportunity, and fly like a dragon,”...

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Speech, debate and the improvement of student mental health

Noelle Villaseñor, Writer | June 9, 2021

Amidst Foothill Tech’s diverse array of clubs, programs, sports and other extracurriculars is the Speech and Debate club, a potent yet overlooked force of wit on Foothill’s campus. Begun by Mrs. Kindred...

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