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Senior Spotlight: Christian Gobres

Kassandra Galaviz, Staff Writer March 25, 2021

Christian Gobres is currently a senior and a news section editor for The Jag Journal. They have a love for sleeping and watching anything that seems interesting at the time. They also believe that it’s...

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the flyer for 9th grade orientation. Photo courtesy of: Bushra Syed.

What to Know About 9th Grade Virtual Orientation Day

Bushra Syed March 23, 2021

It’s fair to say that March is one of the busiest months of the school year, from St. Patrick’s Spirit Week to Club Rush. Another big event that will take place next week is the 9th grade orientation....

The worldwide pandemic, Covid-19. Photo Courtesy of: Pexels

How are Segerstrom Families Going Through this Pandemic

Esmeralda Rodriguez March 12, 2021

The pandemic has put many families in tough situations. From being quarantined to having to wear a mask when outside to maintaining a six-feet distance from others, this time has changed us as a society....

Mr. Gordon is laying down with his eyes shut. 
Photo courtesy of: Segerstrom

Mr. Gordon Retirement

Jacklyne Rivera March 9, 2021

One of Segerstrom High School’s teachers, Mr. Gordon is retiring. Gordon taught art as an elective. One thing that he will miss most from teaching at Segerstrom is he will miss inspiring his students...

Anderson Truong smiles for the camera as he is volunteering for the Fountain Valley Easter Egg Hunt. Photo courtesy of: Anderson Truong

Senior Spotlight: Anderson Truong

Avery Ngo March 8, 2021

Anderson Truong, a senior at Segerstrom High School, has recently been accepted to UC Berkeley and Cal Poly Pomona. Truong has had a tremendous impact on Segerstrom as one of the school’s top students....

Bretza, standing on second base looking out to see if he could run over to third base.  
Photo courtesy of: Zander Bretza

Zander Bretza: Baseball Extraordinaire

Lina Naranjo March 2, 2021

Zander Bretza, a junior at Segerstrom High, has honorably received a full-ride scholarship to the University of Nevada, Las Vegas due to all his hard work in the game of baseball. Bretza plays third...

A picture of Mr. Pfeifer with his students. Photo courtesy of: Thomas Pfeifer

Mr. Pfeifer’s Retirement

Nathan Palomares March 2, 2021

After Mr. Pfeifer’s many years of teaching at Segerstrom High School, he will be finally retiring after this school year.  One of the classes that Segerstrom High School offers is the Environment/Marine...

Black Americans protest against racial segregation during the civil rights movement in the 1960s. Photo courtesy of: kids.nationalgeographic.com

The Origins of Black History Month

Bushra Syed February 18, 2021

What is Black History Month? Black History Month, also known as African American History Month, is a time to honor and observe racial justice, specifically for black people. Usually celebrated in February,...

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Photo courtesy of: Find Our Balance For Teens

Find Our Balance Update

Brooklynn Goble February 18, 2021

The club, Find Our Balance, had their very first meeting on February 8th. This meeting was held on Zoom at 3:30 PM, and the link was sent to those interested. The meeting and the club is run by freshmen...

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Senior Spotlight: Alexa Perez

Milagros Quezada February 18, 2021

Alexa Perez is a kind-hearted and capable individual who is currently a senior. She has been in Segerstrom’s journalism class since her freshman year and was editor-in-chief last year alongside Yadira...

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Photo courtesy of: Women’s Health

Different Workouts To Do During Quarantine

Lina Naranjo February 5, 2021

Since COVID-19, many things have changed, especially being able to stay active. The pandemic has made gyms close and some parks temporarily closed. Due to this, many people have no motivation to keep themselves...

The information to the first meeting for Find Our Balance. Photo Courtesy of: Google Classroom Find Our Balance For Teens.

Find Our Balance

Brooklynn Goble February 5, 2021

Two freshmen, Lilian Duran and Isabella Novella, started a mental health awareness club called Find Our Balance.  Find Our Balance is about helping other teens cope and express their feelings. If you...

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