The Clarion

SkillsUSA Volunteers In Exceptional Ways


SkillsUSA club members spend their Sunday afternoons volunteering with ESYN, Exceptional Sports for Youth With Needs. The club partnered with the organization as part of their community outreach project.

Figueroa and Martinez To Wrestle At Menlo


Senior state champions Gracie Figueroa (pictured at left) and Alleida Martinez (right) signed their letters of intent to continue wrestling at the collegiate level on Monday, January 29, 2018. Figueroa and Martinez will be attending Menlo College, in Atherton, CA, in the fall.


This Valentines Day, Selma High recognizes much more than the materialism of the holiday and focuses on the different types of love.

Freshman Vanessa Mares pins her opponent.

Girl’s Wrestling Team Rises To The Top


This year’s Selma High Girl’s Wrestling Team has set high standards for themselves as a whole and individually as well. Their team has a two-year streak in winning the state title and are not planning on breaking it anytime soon.

Boys’ Soccer Focuses On The Love Of The Game


As the season progresses, the Selma High boys’ soccer team continues to work diligently toward their goals. They currently hold a 5-1 league score, with five wins, and 1 loss.

The team experienced some setbacks starting off their season.

“We began a little shaky,” stated senior Joel Ramirez, “but we’ve begun to find ourselves better.”

A Dazzling Night in Hollywood


Selma High’s Winter Formal 2018 took place on Saturday, January 27th in the Dining Hall. The theme of the dance was “Hollywood.” The event began in the evening at 7pm and ended at 10pm. Pictures were available for purchase, along with a free photo booth.

The Opinion Pages

Up for Debate

STudent Op-Ed


With Valentine’s Day just around the corner I want to bring to light the topic of chivalry. When we think of chivalry we think of a guy paying for the food, buying gifts, or asking the girl out. It’s a stereotype that the guy’s job is to do everything for the girl and pay for all her things....

Academic Decathlon Competes in Annual Super Quiz


Selma High School’s Academic Decathlon team placed fifth in its division, and twelfth among twenty-four competing schools at the Fresno County Academic Decathlon Super Quiz took place on February 3, at Central High School. There were two parts to the decathlon, with the speech, interview, and essay portion happening on January 27. The theme was “Africa.”

Bear Briefs

By kat bojorquez

Saturday, Feb 10 CSL Wrestling Tourney-Kingsburg HS

Monday, Feb 12 Baseball vs Hoover

Tuesday, Feb 13 Softball @ Edison

Boys Basketball vs Kingsburg

Wednesday, Feb 14-Thursday, Feb 15 Girls Wrestling @ Masters Tourney

Wednesday, Feb 14 Girls Basketball @ Kingsburg

Friday, Feb 16-Saturday, Feb 17 Varsity Boys Wrestling @ Div II Finals-Sierra Pacific

Tuesday, Feb 20 Baseball @ Central

Thursday, Feb 22 Baseball @ Mission Oak

Friday, Feb 23-Saturday, Feb 24 Girls Wrestling @ State

Varsity Boys Wrestling @ Masters- North Bakersfield

Saturday, Feb 24 Baseball vs Sierra Pacific

Tuesday, Feb 27 Softball @ Clovis North

Wednesday, Feb 28 Baseball vs Sanger

SHS Boys’ Basketball Set to Reclaim the Valley Title


Selma High boys’ basketball team has been on a winning streak since the start of the season and they show no signs of stopping. The boys are very proud of their hard earned 5-0 league record.

SHS Winter Guard Take 1st Place in First Competition


Selma High’s Winter Guard started their season off strong by taking first place at their guard competition on Saturday, January 27 at Clovis East High School. They competed against other schools that were in their division which is Scholastic A Silver. They won against Bullard Winter Guard A, Buchanan Winter Guard A, Clovis East Winter Guard, and El Diamante Winter Guard with a score of 53.27.

BR Review: Cannoli Be With You


First let me start off by saying that this review did not happen at the Selma Baskin Robbins. I should have known that not going to the one and only Selma Baskin Robbins was a disaster waiting to happen.

When I walked in, I went over to see what the flavor of the month was. I just stared at it because I couldn’t even pronounce the name of it. Thankfully, my pal Hannah Mitchell helped me out with the pronunciation.

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