“Last year, all the seniors were so excited to donate blood,” said senior Tenny Vasghanian. “I wanted to donate too. However, I wasn't 17 yet.” On Nov. 30, Clark’s annual Blood Drive hosted by th... READ MORE »»
“I was called out during the middle of class and I felt so embarrassed. I still haven’t recovered,” said sophomore Sangam Sharma after she found out that she was the winner of the 9th and 10th grade... READ MORE »»
Sophomore Kioko Taylor was recognized by the CATE board.
Donald J. Trump was elected the 45th president of the United States last week, catching many Clark students off guard, as Hillary Clinton was ahead of Trump in most polls in the final two weeks of the c... READ MORE »»
Alongside the presidential election of 2016, some very important propositions were also on the ballot for California, including Prop. 64, which was the legalization of recreational marijuana, and Prop. 62, which ... READ MORE »»
Marijuana receives its long overdue legalization in California.
Our first article in this year’s Mock Trial series, written by Leslie Chung, can be found here:
For the first time ever, a Clark team, Green team, has made it to the top 8 of the Constitutional Rights Foundation’s 39th Annual Los ... READ MORE »»
Judge Michael O'Gara trains Green team at his home.
On Dec. 6, Clark students from all grades expressed their interests in poetry by participating in the Poetry Out Loud competition. Clark is one of the many high schools taking part in the annual competition in which students recite two poems in front of a group of judges.
This is not the first year Clark has participated in this competition. “We have entered before, but there... Read More »
“To get the first job teaching at a high school, I answered an ad in the LA Times.” said English teacher Conrad Pruitt. “I was a logger for a Disney Channel show for a year or two. I got bumped up to a story editor and then assistant story editor. I did that for a while, and after a third season, I decided it wasn’t quite for me and I should look into teaching... Read More »
“I have noticed that more and more students are being placed in higher level classes,” said senior Anna Ghazaryan. “Many freshmen can be in a class that is designated for junior levels.” In Ghazaryan’s view, this shows the rise of competition among students striving for success in academics. Students don’t just want to be successful at their own level, but they al... Read More »
“Whatever we learned in health class didn’t prepare me for sex at all. It was useless. They teach abstinence, telling us not to have sex until it’s time. But then they don’t tell us what to do when that time comes,” said a Clark senior who did not wish to be named.
This student's comment about lack of education on sex translates to often unsafe sexual practices... Read More »
EpiPens have always been a lifesaver to many people who have allergies. According to WebMD, EpiPens are a form of medication that are used in emergencies to treat very serious allergic reactions to insect stings/bites, foods, drugs or other substances. The chemical known as Epinephrine is used to temporarily reverse life threatening symptoms such as swelling, hives, sudde... Read More »