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Taft’s Future is Glow(acz)ing!

Mary Connolly and Lillian Martin May 28, 2024

As everybody has heard, Principal Mark Grishaber has made the tough decision to move on from Taft and retire. Many people are incredibly sad to see him go, but they are just as excited about the new principal,...

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2024 U.S. News and World Report Best High Schools

Ben Fitzner, Reporter May 9, 2024

On April 23, U.S. News and World Report released their list of the 2024 Best High Schools as well as a ranking of nearly 18,000 different high schools nationwide. Taft High School was included on the...

Saying Goodbye to Mr. Grishaber

Saying Goodbye to Mr. Grishaber

Celina Cuevas and Alani Perez March 4, 2024

After 10 long years at Taft High School our one and only principal Mark Grishaber has decided to step down and say goodbye. On Feb. 13, all students and staff received a very surprising email from Mr.G...

Course Selections For Next Year

Course Selections For Next Year

Alizay Revolorio and Cassie Nowik March 1, 2024

As the new school year is approaching, students are preparing to choose their classes for next year. Typically, classes are first come first served which is why it’s important for students to select...

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2023 Trend Retrospective

Brandon Buzdugan and Sofia Bermeo January 30, 2024

2023 was a year of many trends, whether that be in media or in fashion, it is safe to assume that most of us participated in at least one popular trend this year. From clothes, music, movies, memes, to...

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New Late Work Policy

Maximilian Lopez and Simon Czarnota January 26, 2024

A new late work policy has been put in place for Taft starting at the beginning of second semester. Under the new policy, students have exactly three days to turn in an assignment past its due date to...

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Mackenzie DeLaCruz, Reporter December 8, 2023

HadesTown is a musical that is based on Greek mythology. The stories that the musical focuses specifically on are Orpheus and Eurydice who are young dreamers. Orpheus is more focused on making songs and...

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Guts and Glory: An Ultrakill Review

George Zemenides, Reporter December 7, 2023

"Abandon all hope, ye who enter here" - with these words, Dante immortalized his depiction of Hell in Inferno. From Limbo to Treachery, the Italian poet described Hades with vivid purpose - but despite...

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Spotify Wrapped 2023

Sahara Samrah, Reporter December 7, 2023

Every day, hundreds of students at Taft High School roam the hallways in their own world with music blasting through their headphones. Travis Scott, Drake, Bad Bunny, SZA, Future, Lana Del Rey, Taylor...

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Swinging into Spider-Man 2

Kailee Roman, Editor November 27, 2023

On Friday, Oct.20th, the video game, Spider-Man 2 was released. Many fans like myself have been waiting for the game for a few years but have played the previous games such as Spider-Man and Spider-Man...

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Basketball is for Everyone

Cassie Nowik, Reporter November 27, 2023

With the upcoming basketball season, there are many students who want to either join basketball or watch a game. However, if you want to attend a basketball game or tryout for the team but don’t know...

Previewing the 2023 Homecoming Game

Carmen Ramirez and Alani Perez September 29, 2023

Words of excitement surrounding Homecoming have been spreading around the school. Not only for the dance, but also for the football game the night before the dance.  Taft has started a two week win streak...

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