The Clarion

Class of 2018

SHS Students Embrace Diversity

By CHLOE MENDOZA

An atmosphere of pride and liveliness surrounded Selma High’s campus on April 26th, Cultural Arts and Appreciation Day, better known as International Day. This day provided students with opportunities to proudly represent their cultures through activities, performances, exhibitions, and dress up days.

Feature

In this issue, seniors reflect on the past four years of high school .

Katie Delgadillo pitches in their game against Kingsburg on May 11.

Softball Team Hopes to Reclaim Championship Title

By  kATARINA QUINTANA

This year’s SHS softball team is doing well and is hoping to win the Valley championship like last season.

Their record is currently 7-3 and they’re looking forward to playoffs, which will begin on May 18th. In pursuit of yet another championship title, they will be facing the winner of Golden West and Bakersfield North in their first playoff game.

Saying Goodbye: Mr. Babiarz to Retire After 36 Years in Education

By SAROJ KHANOLKAR

Mr. Babiarz, who has served as principal of Selma High since 2005, is wrapping up his final year as he prepares to retire.

“It will be hard to leave the staff and students at Selma High, as they make up what is great about the school,” said Mr. Babiarz. “After working in education for 36 years, the day-to-day interactions with adults and students will be missed.”

Selma High Swimmers Finish A Historic Season

By ANNA ARMSTRONG

The Selma High School varsity swim team made history on May 2 when SHS won their first league title in forty one years.

Several of the swimmers broke school records, that night as well.

The Opinion Pages

Up for Debate

STudent Op-Ed

By  ARUN DHALIWAL

Primarily when people think of art, they think of gigantic galas in Western Europe with thousands of attendees admiring a piece of work from centuries ago. In reality, that is often not the ideal situation.

Coursing through the Olympic Rally

By SIMRAN BRAR

Selma High’s annual Olympic Rally raced off on Friday, April 27, in the Staley Stadium. There were five different teams who competed: freshmen, sophomores, juniors, seniors, and the staff. The seniors took the win with the juniors following up.

Bear Briefs

By kat bojorquez

Monday, May 28 Memorial Day NO SCHOOL

Tuesday, May 29 Senior Checkout

Wednesday, May 30 Senior BBQ and Farewell Assembly

Thursday, May 31 - Friday, June 1, Grad Nite @ Universal Studios

Tuesday, June 5 Baccalaureate @ The Worship Center

Thursday, June 7 Senior Breakfast @ café

 ℅ 2018 Graduation @ Staley Stadium

 

Sophomore Anna Armstrong Named State Champion At State History Day Competition

By BRANDI AGUILERA

Selma High sophomore Anna Armstrong was named a state champion at the State History Day event, which was held at William Jessup University in Rocklin, California, on May 5-6, 2018. Anna will now represent Selma High and the state of California at the National level of History Day.

Top 25

By cHLOE MENDOZA

1. Raj Bains 4.33

2. Ashman Dosanjh 4.29

3. Mannvir Singh 4.26

4. Hannah Mitchell 4.23

5. Daniela Escorcia Ayala 4.22

6. Boyd Fransen 4.19

7. Jennifer Huaracha Hernandez 4.16

8. Brianna Colado 4.15

9. Daniel Acevedo Garcia 4.14

10. Mariah Lopez 4.12

BR Review: Mom's Makin' Cookies

By nikki campos & HANNAH MITCHELL

Let us say that this is by far the best BR Flavor of the Month this year! Mom’s Makin’ Cookies did not disappoint. We actually didn’t leave wanting a refund because the flavor of the month was so gross.

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