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Community public comments to the HBUHSD Board of Trustees

Community public comments to the HBUHSD Board of Trustees

Huntington Beach Union High School District teachers, parents and students have expressed concerns over what they feel to be a lack of preparation, community involvement and transparency from district leaders since last spring. In response to growing community...

Ooey Gooey Cookies are a batch made in heaven

Ooey Gooey Cookies are a batch made in heaven

Those cold, crumbly and nearly expired cookies from the grocery store aren’t satisfying your quarantine cravings anymore, are they? How about some freshly baked, warm, ooey-gooey chocolate chip cookies delivered right to your door? Don’t deny it; your inner sweet...

Opinion: Newsom is right to order OC beaches closed

Opinion: Newsom is right to order OC beaches closed

All Orange County beaches are ordered to close temporarily, California Gov. Gavin Newsom said April 30. Given the photos of overcrowded OC beaches that made national headlines last Saturday, this order from Newsom is absolutely necessary.  California, the most...

Opinion: Vaccines work and everyone needs them

Opinion: Vaccines work and everyone needs them

Vaccines are one of the most groundbreaking medical advancements ever. They improve the quality of life for everyone, training our bodies to develop immunity to deadly diseases, and are in no way dangerous. In recent years, however, the antivaccination movement has...

Opinion: We need to be prepared for technology issues

Opinion: We need to be prepared for technology issues

A recent malware attack shut down wifi and the Aeries Student Information System in the Huntington Beach Union High School District. This is a reminder that although technology makes education more efficient, it’s also unreliable and our classrooms must be prepared...

Opinion: Don’t let school shootings become ‘normal’

Opinion: Don’t let school shootings become ‘normal’

  In 2019, there were at least 100 cases of gunfire on school grounds — 26 of which resulted in deaths, three in suicides and 63 injuries, according to Everytown for Gun Safety Support. The Washington Post’s database of school shootings estimates that over 236,000...