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THS Celebrates Holi

THS Celebrates Holi

Julianna Ramirez, Staff Writer May 9, 2024

Torrance High recently celebrated and embraced the spirit of Holi, a Hindu festival of colors, in a vibrant celebration that brought students from diverse backgrounds in a colorful display of unity and...

Study Tips for Your AP Exams

Study Tips for Your AP Exams

Julianna Ramirez, Staff Writer May 1, 2024

AP exams are on their way, with the first day of AP testing being about a week away. Although the studying journey for whichever AP exams you might be studying for is supposed to begin long before the...

Math Modeling Challenge

Math Modeling Challenge

Josh Spradlin, Staff Writer March 13, 2024

On Sunday, March 3rd, Torrance High fielded two Mathworks Modeling Challenge Teams. The team has been tirelessly preparing since fall of last year, with meetings at lunch once a week to learn all about...

Its No Debate, Mrs. Sluyter Rocks!

It’s No Debate, Mrs. Sluyter Rocks!

Samantha DeBruyne and Giselle Velazquez March 6, 2024

Last Tuesday, February 20th,  Mrs. Sluyter, who we all know and love, was awarded the annual Outstanding Teacher Award by Torrance High’s PTA. Mrs. Sluyter was nominated by another favorite from...

Pipeline Rehabilitation until at least May: A really late PSA

Pipeline Rehabilitation until at least May: A really late PSA

Josh Spradlin February 27, 2024

If you cross Western Avenue on your way to school in the morning, you’ve probably well noticed that the street has been completely upturned by some construction to the pipeline by the Metropolitan Water...

What to do While Bored During Finals

What to do While Bored During Finals

Josh Spradlin, Staff Writer January 22, 2024

Picture this: It’s finals, you just finished a grueling test, and you let out a deep sigh of relief to let everyone around you know that you’re slightly better than them for finishing first. You slam...

NaNoWriMo

NaNoWriMo

Audry Espiritu and Fidel Corrales January 18, 2024

With the start of November, the dawn of National Novel Writing (NaNoWriMo) quickly followed. With its arrival, people interested in creative writing were offered the chance to write their own original...

Torrance Takes CIF!

Torrance Takes CIF!

Myriah Henry, Sports Reporter December 1, 2023

The champs are here! The Torrance High Football team has procured the title of DIvision 10 CIF Champions of 2023 beating West Covina 23-7 at West Covina High School on Saturday, November 25th. The sight...

Halloween on the Quad

Halloween on the Quad

Sophia Sklark, Staff Writer November 3, 2023

If you walked down the school breezeway at Torrance High on October 31st, you would have been met with an array of costumes, ranging from magical girls, to ghost   faces, to cowboys, to clowns cute and...

Tartars Step Up to Donate Blood

Tartars Step Up to Donate Blood

Sophia Sklark, Staff Writer October 30, 2023

On October 25th, Torrance High school hosted its annual blood drive, opening the event to those 17 years and older to donate blood to those in need. Students were able to choose which period they wanted...

College and Career Day

College and Career Day

Sophia Sklark, Staff Writer October 26, 2023

Tuesday, October 24th wasn’t like any other normal school day. From first to fourth period, each grade of students did different activities all relating to preparing for college and figuring out their...

Masquer-Aid

Masquer-Aid

Emiko Kawamoto, Staff Writer October 25, 2023

Students could not mask their excitement when they participated in the first Fine Arts club arts and crafts event! The event was held on October 17th during lunch, where participants were able to choose...

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