Whitney Update

It’s kind of a funny story actually. Most journalists join for their love of writing, the adrenaline of interviewing a complete stranger or for the ability to capture countless emotions with a single picture. I, on the other hand joined the journalism world by complete accident. I tried to sign up for yearbook in seventh grade but was pulled the newspaper program when yearbook filled up. I’ve been hooked ever since. I honestly can’t tell you why I love it so much. The deadlines are stressful and I often have to remind myself not to tear my hair out. But that feeling when you see the finished product, whether its on a computer screen or it’s a tangible piece in a magazine, is totally worth the premature wrinkles forming on my forehead. I just hope I can make it to the end of the school year before passing out.


Olivia Grahl, Editor

May 10, 2016
Seniors decide where they will attend college in the fall (Story)
Apr 27, 2016
Senior One Person Shows allow Theater IV seniors to create their own act (Story)
Apr 22, 2016
Whitney High Student Media receives two first-place awards at spring National High School Journalism Convention (Story)
Apr 14, 2016
SBAC testing schedule starts next week, affects all grade levels (Story)
Mar 27, 2016
Afternoon off periods allow time for homework, jobs, errands, activities (Story)
Mar 09, 2016
Showcase night introduces incoming freshmen to different electives, sports, clubs (Story)
Feb 22, 2016
WHSM creates ‘Draw My Life’ video to celebrate Scholastic Journalism Week (Story)
Feb 16, 2016
Kendrick Lamar’s GRAMMYs performance was a reflection of his outlook, not a racist attack (Story)
Feb 11, 2016
Principal Debra Hawkins announces retirement (Story)
Jan 19, 2016
Red carpet fashion impacts prom season (Story)
Jan 14, 2016
Editor’s Note (Story)
Dec 08, 2015
Universal Health Services, Inc. holds community meeting (Story)
Nov 25, 2015
Black Friday deals aren’t worth the Black Friday hype (Story)
Oct 25, 2015
Traditional Halloween music undergoes modern revival (Story)
Oct 19, 2015
Political party representatives visit government, economics classes (Story)
Oct 11, 2015
Top 5 haunted houses in the Rocklin area (Story)
Oct 09, 2015
Fall fashion tunes in to ‘Scream Queens’ (Story)
Sep 10, 2015
Morning tailgate planned in response to the morning rally cancellation (Story)
Sep 06, 2015
Step aerobics steps back onto campus (Story/Media)
Aug 14, 2015
5 things I learned being a Shout leader at orientation (Story)
Aug 12, 2015
Schedule pickup days allow students to receive tentative schedules (Story)
Aug 12, 2015
Seniors personalize their parking spots (Story)
Jun 03, 2015
Yearbook distribution continues in C-2 after sellout anniversary edition (Story)
Jun 03, 2015
Commencement to take place at 7:30 p.m. (Story)
May 05, 2015
CJ Lomba for ASB President (Story)
Apr 27, 2015
The Kylie Jenner Challenge highlights Twitter stereotypes (Story)
Apr 10, 2015
Leadership students begin interviews for ASB positions next year (Story)
Feb 11, 2015
Dance team qualifies for Nationals (Story)
Feb 10, 2015
George Ezra is a hidden treasure chest (Story)
Jan 29, 2015
Eric Leverenz was recently accepted into the United States Air Force Academy (Story)
Nov 22, 2014
Electric Christmas 2.0 scheduled to showcase new alternative bands (Story)
Nov 21, 2014
Angela Wessel researches and cares for Smithsonian giant pandas (Media)
Nov 03, 2014
ROTC flight commanders perform inspections (Story)
Oct 08, 2014
Concussion gives a week off school, a semester of headaches (Story)
Apr 02, 2014
Tinker Tour spreads awareness about students’ rights and the First Amendment (Media)
Feb 26, 2014
New AP World History teacher welcomed (Story/Media)
Feb 23, 2014
Salute to Little Mix’s new album: ‘Salute’ (Story)
Jan 30, 2014
FIDM Fashion club struts onto campus (Story/Media)
Jan 15, 2014
Top 5 life changing moments of 2013 (Story)
Dec 23, 2013
Help Portraits bring smiles to the less fortunate this holiday season (Story)
Dec 09, 2013
PicFlow slides into top charts (Story)
Dec 01, 2013
International Food and Cultures club raise money for typhoon destruction in Philippines (Story/Media)
Nov 05, 2013
Spending the night as One Direction (Story)
Oct 24, 2013
Homecoming at the movies draws unwanted attention (Story/Media)
Oct 23, 2013
‘Carrie’ reincarnated (Story)
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