Samantha Lanthier is a senior journalism student at Canyon High School.
"You are passing now into a realm beyond the power of prayer!" The Chaplain screams, and every audience member sits silent and still.
Forget American Idol - West Ranch High School has enough talent to host its own musical competition and raise money for a good cause at the same time.
All that extra interviewing, researching and writing pays off for high school journalism students, raising their grades and helping them be more successful in college, a recent study found.
High school students who participate in school journalism programs earn significantly higher grade point averages, score better on college entrance exams and demonstrate better writing and grammar skills in college compared to students who had no involvement with their school's newspaper or yearbook, according to a study released by the Newspaper Association of America Foundation.
Tracy Bernardo is a senior at Saugus High School and a member of the Saugus dance team.
The Saugus dance team has once again lived up to its legacy and brought home another national title.
Advanced video students at Golden Valley High School were challenged to create a short film in just 12 hours during a film contest held recently at the school.
Golden Valley video production instructor Charles Deuschle and industry professionals Jason Edwards and Melina Adduci of Living the Dream productions served as judges during the competition, and at the end of the long day, the winning team consisted of Tim Seaton, Chris Wolf, Mike Luna, Louie Luepke, Ron Credo and Jenny Jones.
Paul Indravudh is a sophomore and journalism student at Saugus High School.
The Saugus High School show choir recently returned from their annual spring break trip to New York City where Choir Director April Dooley and her students performed at St. Bartholomew's Church on Park Avenue, at Ground Zero and at the famous Lincoln Center.
Norby Moniz, a 2007 graduate of Canyon High School, is attending classes at the California Culinary Academy Le Cordon Bleu in San Francisco. As a top student at the academy, he hopes to one day use his skills to run a kitchen of his own. He will graduate in December with an associate of occupational studies degree. Don't be surprised if one day you see this aspiring executive chef on your favorite cooking show. Move over Emeril, here comes Norby.
Robert Santilli, a senior at Valencia High School, has been named Outstanding Student of the Year by the William S. Hart Union High School District's Regional Occupational Program.
Deaf Day was an incredibly interesting experience for American Sign Language students at Valencia High School when, for one day, they all pretended to be hearing impaired.
Student council members at Leona Cox Elementary School got some tips on leadership from the big kids down the street when Canyon High School ASB members visited their school on Friday.
The Hart High School Varsity Cheerleading team won first place in the Large Varsity Advanced division at the USA Spirit Nationals March 7-9, at the Anaheim Convention Center.
(Nicole Chavez is a freshman at Early College High School. The school opened last fall with only a freshman class.)