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Plaid Truth

Senior Map of where some highlanders will be going after high school graduation.
From here to anywhere
Yumnah Shoaib , Editor-in-Chief • May 23, 2023

Congratulations to the class of 2023 for their academic achievements! This is not a complete list of graduating seniors, just a sampling. Here are seniors identified on our...

Choir students arriving at the American Idol studio.
Choir goes to American idol
May 16, 2023

On Sunday, May 7, the choir groups were invited to the live taping of American Idol in downtown Los Angeles. American Idol reached out to assistant...

Student participants and chaperones after finishing the Cook Around the World competition in Orlando, Florida.
Cook around the world experience
May 4, 2023

The Foods & Nutrition class teaches you about the culinary arts and covers topics such as how to handle food, storing, cooking, using as...

Job seekers discussing jobs with possible employers.
YES Job and Career Fair
May 2, 2023

Are you looking for a first job? Career fairs have a multitude of opportunities that can get you there. They provide knowledge on what experience...

Moorpark College instructors Kathy Martinez, Jamie Castro, and Francis Lian along with our College and Career Counselor Laura Cuneo, help students apply to college online.
Raider, Set, Go!
May 2, 2023

On Wednesday, April 26, at lunch in the CCC Room (2-12), Moorpark College visited our soon-to-be graduated students to give them information...

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Shiny gold crowns passed out to freshman encouraging them to vote Melody Oh for sophomore class president.
The arising start of 2023-2024
Priyal Choudhary, Editor-in-Chief • May 30, 2023

On Monday, May 15, at precisely 6:03 a.m. the highly anticipated election for all students occurred. Here it was, low and behold, the ASB cabinet and class president elections....

Seniors Nahomy Penate and Priscila Jasso hugging for what might be the last time they hangout together.
23nior 23ason
May 29, 2023

The class of 2023, having survived four intense years filled with pandemic woes, Zoom classes, and high school drama, bid farewell to their alma...

Students pictured walking into the gorgeous event, riding in a party bus to get there, and eating dinner at the hotel.
A Sheraton Universal Prom
May 23, 2023

On Saturday, May 20, Prom was held at the Sheraton Universal Hotel in Universal City, Los Angeles. The event started at 7:00 p.m. and ended at...

Seniors John Thomas (JT), Trevor Watkins, Bradley Mandell, Ireland Donnelly, Christian Rodriguez, Nick Madrigal, and few others were wrestling for victory.
Last rally for the Class of 2023
May 23, 2023

On Friday, May 19, seniors during the fourth period gathered in the gym to celebrate prom with our last-ever rally. Ms. Patricia Myskowski presented...

Kingdom Chorale’s “Be our guest” and “Under the sea”, Joy Oh’s “I won’t say I’m in love “ solo, and Harmonics’ Disney princess medley.
Be our guest
May 22, 2023

On Wednesday, May 17, our choral department performed their final performance of the year. The last performance, or “Finale” this year was...

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Highlander boys volleyball take on Simi High School in their second and final city rivalry match of the season. Our varsity is spotted on the left side of the court peppering to get warmed up to complete the three team win.
Pass, set, sweep
Halle Scholbrock, Reporter • April 11, 2023

On Tuesday, April 4, highlander boys volleyball played the Simi Valley High School Pioneers team for the second and final time of the season. The boys games for the freshman...

JV Lacrosse team prior to taking their team pictures.
Royal Valley is undefeated
Yumnah Shoaib, Editor-in-Chief • March 16, 2023

On Wednesday, March 8, the girl's varsity and junior varsity lacrosse team played against the cross town rival, Simi Valley High School. The...

Boys varsity doubles tennis team players seniors Christopher Sett and Jayden Baltazar prior to playing their match against Golden Valley High School on March 8.
Varsity rallies for their Golden Valley win
Savannah Downes, Reporter • March 9, 2023

Our Boy varsity tennis team is midseason with 4 wins and 2 losses total. They played a home match on March 2 against Oak Park High School. On...

Sprinters Seniors Ashlyn Holland, Valerie Montalvo, Kiara Aguilar, Juniors Emily Nguyen and Jennifer Sanchez, along with Freshman Katie Ju taking a nap right after they had just finished running the girls 100 meter dash.
Track strides at the Don Green Invitational
Emily Montalvo, Editor-in-Chief • March 9, 2023

The track and field team attended the annual Don Green Memorial Invitational on March 3 and  4 at Moorpark High School and came back with some...

Junior Mason Carrillo relaxed at school after a top placement at the state wrestling championships.
Wrestling their way to the top
Emily Montalvo, Editor-in-Chief • March 2, 2023

The 2023 CIF State Wrestling Championships were held at the Mechanics Bank Arena in Bakersfield from February 23-25. Congratulations to our two...

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A hot topic for senior girls.
No heels?
Viviana Alamillo, Reporter • May 16, 2023

As all seniors know, graduation day is just around the corner. Graduation will be taking place on Thursday, June 1, in the highlander stadium starting at 6 p.m. However, there...

The Super Mario Bros. Movie being played in Regal Movie Theatre.
Super Mario Bros a hit
Faith Arceo, Reporter • May 11, 2023

Nostalgia and Childhood are all anyone thought when seeing this movie. Whether it was from the early 1980’s or early 2000’s, everyone was...

The 7-building display with RHS v. SVHS tournaments, as well as a guide to the spirit days.
It’s bleeding green and gold
Yumnah Shoaib, Editor-in-Chief • April 18, 2023

In order to celebrate the last Simi v. Royal games, leadership planned a green and gold dress-up day on Thursday, April 13. A sum of students...

Several students, including seniors Madison Nutter and Sinahi Quezada, spotted singing at Rolling Loud LA in Inglewood. They were able to see 150 artists at the largest hip-hop festival in the world.
LA Rolling Loud
Halle Scholbrock, Reporter • March 13, 2023

Rolling Loud is a three day concert held at various venues on different dates across the world. It was first established in 2015, by two guys...

Students actively participate in Mr. Boerem’s AP Government and Politics class, which is starting a new unit on the American political system. They are currently learning about the different political parties, court cases, and American government. The students are also given opportunities to share their opinions and talk amongst their peers about civil issues.
Progression or regression?
Yumnah Shoaib, Editor-in-Chief • March 7, 2023

Almost every generation has lived through depressions, recessions, tragedies, uprisings of amazing artists, and new discoveries of the world....

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Seniors Madison Nutter, Angel Ventura, Halle Scholbrock, Serena Ceci, and Matthew Balderas checking out the newly distributed 2023 yearbook.
Senior sunset event
Ashley Gisborne, Reporter • May 28, 2023

At the beginning of our school year, many seniors attended the Senior Sunrise event on campus to represent the new beginning of the year, a new...

Happy students enjoying the beautiful day in the new quad area.
Something old and some things new
May 16, 2023

The school year is finally coming to an end. This year we were introduced to our new highlander, Michael Hall. Hall is our new principal this...

Senior Kiara Aguilar filling out her banner in an artistic way since she will be attending CalArts, majoring in Graphic Design.
Decision day!
May 2, 2023

On Monday, May 1, after many seniors finished their AP Government and Politics exams they got to celebrate their college decision in the quad....

Film club watching a film during lunch the club members previously voted on.
And action!
May 2, 2023

Every Monday the film club meets in room 7-8, but this week their advisor Mrs. Del Torre was unavailable so they met on Tuesday, April 25, in...

Sophsmores Krystal Waters and Victoria Kahoe acting out an interrogation scene.
Improv Club
May 1, 2023

Sophomores Sophie Cano and Krystal Waters wanted to create a club that was fun and would be a break from the rigor school work. So, they decided...

Students viewing the different works of art on display.
Creative minds
April 21, 2023

The student art exhibit was on display for students and staff to enjoy all day on April 20 and 21. This RHS Art Gallery was located in room 2-6....

Students and parents gathered at the new MPR/Theater for the 2023 Parent Night.
A look at high school
April 18, 2023

Parent Night happened this month for all Simi Valley middle schools which include Sinaloa, Hillside, and Valley View. Hillside and Valley Views...