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Junior Emily Albert resting after her blood was taken, seen with a bandage on her arm.
Donating blood
Emily Syed, Editor-in-Chief • February 13, 2024

Donating your blood can completely change someone's life. On February 6, the Red Cross came and visited our campus to allow students to donate blood to those in need. This...

Students fight in this scene.
Evening of One Acts
February 1, 2024

On January 25-27 Royal High School and Sinaloa Middle School performed for their evening of One Acts in the Royal MPR. The One Acts started a...

Sophomores Julia Gashue, Kaitlyn Astrosky, Kate Tewhittaker, and Ryan Kavner staying refreshed during the lunch break with their Stanley cups
Stanley cups gone wild
January 30, 2024

Reusable drinking cups such as Hydro Flasks and Thermo Flasks have become increasingly popular throughout the years. Social media trends like...

A senior speaking with Ms. Cuneo.
Seniors celebrate college applications
January 28, 2024

On Thursday, January 25, the College and Career Counselor Ms. Laura Cuneo held the “I applied” event in front of the 7 building. This event...

IHOP server about to garnish and deliver food.
New breakfast haven
January 19, 2024

Going back and forth with your friends about where to go on a Friday night is a constant annoyance in so many students' afternoons. Deciding...

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Seniors Matthew Ramos, Kyler White, Jared Lopez, and Malekai Sonko design and wear their Hug Day shirts to celebrate Valentine’s Day and Senior Hug Day.
Hug day
Jasmine Franco, Reporter • February 22, 2024

On Valentine’s Day, February 14, it was not just Valentine’s Day but also our annual Senior Hug Day. For Senior Hug Day seniors decorate and wore shirts saying things...

The cheerleaders performing during the winter rally.
Winter pep rally
February 8, 2024

During 4th period on Friday, February 2, students and staff gathered around inside the gymnasium for the winter rally. This was held one day...

Mosh pit in action.
Dancing at the Winter Formal
February 6, 2024

On Saturday, February 3, the winter formal dance took place at the Ventura Majestic Theater, The students all got ready and dressed in their...

A group of students showing off their snow versus beach outfits on Tuesday, January 30.
Winter Formal spirit week
February 6, 2024

The spirit week themes, January 29 to February 2, leading up to Winter Formal had two different options for each day. Monday, January 29, was...

English and math teacher Mrs. Simmons.
Teacher Spotlight
January 30, 2024

There are many teachers and staff at Royal High School that we see everyday and every year. Most students do not know much about them even if...

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Target was set up with football themed shelves for the Super Bowl.
A new dynasty is formed
Jonah Krause, Reporter • February 15, 2024

Super Bowl XLVIII was held on Sunday, February 13, and took place in Las Vegas for the first time ever. The game started at 3:00 p.m. and featured the San Francisco 49ers...

Junior Chase Brosamle ready to block a shot.
Last rival basketball game
Cristian Price, Reporter • February 8, 2024

Boys basketball played at Simi Valley High School on Thursday, February 1, and ended up losing 38-63 to our rivals. This was the last regular...

Poster put up for students to take pictures in front of for Beat Simi Day.
Beat Simi Day
Sammy Enriquez, Reporter • January 25, 2024

On Wednesday, January 17, our school went against our rivals, Simi High School, for four different teams. Boys soccer and boys basketball played...

Junior Ace Arnold in the process of scoring a layup.
Basketball takes on rival
Cristian Price, Reporter • January 19, 2024

Boys varsity basketball took on cross town rival Simi Valley High School on Wednesday, January 17, at home and unfortunately lost 58-51. We are...

Royal wrestlers warming up before their first game against Thousand Oaks High School.
Wrestling on a winning streak
Cristian Price, Reporter • December 14, 2023

Wrestling had recently matches on December 5 and 7. On senior night December 5 against Thousand Oaks High School at home, our wrestling team...

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Among the many areas of the plight is Royal’s 7 Hallway, cursed ever to be infested.
For the slow walkers
Ian Cervantes, Reporter • February 13, 2024

Slow walking in the hallways here seems to be an issue more ubiquitous than the common cold. In fact, colds and slow people are quite comparable. There is no cure to either,...

Birds soaring above our campus.
Ridiculous bird problem!
Makayla Bell, Reporter • February 12, 2024

Don’t you love it when it is a nice sunny day outside, with minimal clouds? A fresh breeze feels very nice, with a touch of chill from this...

Celsius has its own section in the local grocery store.
Energy drinks loaded with caffeine
Aiden Krause, Reporter • February 11, 2024

Many students at school drink energy drinks everyday. These drinks can get many teenagers addicted. These can also be dangerous since they can...

One of the many drinks they have.
Best time with boba
Lenny De Jesus Reyes, Reporter • February 10, 2024

For people who like boba or are interested in trying it, go to your local boba shop and try their drinks. The boba tea drink originated from...

One of the many promotional posters for the Mean Girls’ “new twist.”
“Mean Girls” Revamped
Ian Cervantes, Reporter • January 25, 2024

Twenty years after the original, a new musical remaster of the teen comedy with the same name “Mean Girls” returns to movie theaters to rock...

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Downpour during lunch on the day back after the Presidents Day long weekend on Tuesday, February 20.
Where is the SoCal sunshine?
Plaid Truth Staff, Reporter • February 20, 2024

There are mixed feelings regarding the recent rainy weather we are experiencing this school year. At school the rain is a real problem during...

Inside the bus on a rainy morning.
Free youth transit
February 15, 2024

Many kids do not realize that they can get rides around town for free. More importantly, to and from school. All you have to do to find a bus...

A day to eat treats and give hugs.
Senior Hug Day
February 14, 2024

On Valentine's Day, February 14, our annual Senior Hug Day arrived full of sweet treats. Tables were lined with a huge variety of treats for...

Popular gift options for Valentines Day.
All about Valentine's Day
February 13, 2024

Every year, on February 14, the world celebrates the holiday of Valentine's Day! With Valentine's Day comes many traditions. One of the most...

The Sports Medicine-Patient Care table on display in the MPR, with students and staff ready to answer questions.
Evening of Excellence
January 30, 2024

A special night at our school called Evening of Excellence was held in the gymnasium and theater on Tuesday, January 23, from 6-7 p.m. This was...

Our society needs laws.
New year, new laws
January 30, 2024

This New Year 2024, the government changed some laws which will affect the people living in California. One law affecting working people is section...

The game of football dates back to 1869 between Rutgers and Princeton.
The Super Bowl matchup
January 29, 2024

The San Francisco 49ers and the Kansas City Chiefs will face off for the LVIII Super Bowl on Sunday, February 11. This year the Super Bowl will...

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