Aviator News

ROADTRIP!!! Junior to UC Santa Barbara

Titilope Akinnitire, Features Editor & Writer

March 11, 2020

On February 20, 2020, the junior class embarked on a field trip to the UC Santa Barbara campus. Seeing as their senior year is fast-approaching, the juniors were given great exposure to what college life might be like for them in ...

The Australian Bushfires

Juliette Gurung, Writer and Editor

February 7, 2020

With over 10.7 million hectares of land burned and 1.25 billion animals dead, the Australian wildfires have gained international attention. The catastrophic fires can be found in each state, ravaging through national parks and wild...

Finding a Cure One Penny at a Time

Noor Badri, Staff Writer

May 17, 2019

You might have seen the boxes scattered around from Key Club. Raising money for cancer research, Key Club's "Pennies for Patients" fundraiser assists medical researchers helping kids battle Leukemia and Lymphoma. By definition,...

A Year After A Tragedy: Parkland Shooting

Emma Castaneda and Heidy Ortiz

February 14, 2019

Valentine's Day is a holiday to cherish the ones you love. Many people have a different feeling for the day, but there are some people who find Valentine's Day to be one of the saddest days of the year. Some of those people were...

Government Shutdown

Juliette Gurung, Staff Writer

February 7, 2019

The current shutdown began on December 21, 2018. It became the longest shutdown in American history on January 12, 2019, when it passed 22 days. Critical government workers, like those in TSA, have been reporting to work wit...

Thousand Oaks Recap

Jimena Prado, Staff Writer

January 29, 2019

Thousand Oaks has faced two big tragedies, both in November. On November 7, a gunman opened fire on a busy college night in the Boreline Bar & Grill, and on November 8, the wildfires began. Looking back, what were the cau...

Observing Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Hamna Khan, Writer

January 20, 2019

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is widely-acknowledged all across America. This day has such great significance that most schools even give students the day off. Every year, this day is observed on the third Monday of January....

HMSA’s Active Shooter Drill

Jamey Castro, Writer

November 11, 2018

In early September, HMSA held their first active shooter drill of the 2018-2019 school year! Quite a tragedy it was, in most classes and perhaps even outside on the black top. The active shooter drill is meant to be taken seri...

Which Class of People Tends to Vote the Most and Why

Raul Rivera, Writer

November 7, 2018

The class of people that votes the most is the rich class, while the working class votes the least. This stems from a number of reasons, such as the rich class being generally more educated than the working class, thus leading...

What Would Happen if Republicans Won?

Lito Lawrence Go, Writer

November 6, 2018

We have a republican form of government, which is where the people and their elected representatives hold power and have an elected president. The Republican Party supports free market capitalism, free enterprise, business, a st...

AP Exams are Coming to an End

Stephanie Ibrahim, Staff Writer

May 15, 2018

The month of May has finally arrived which means two things: we only have a few more weeks till school ends and Advanced Placement Testing. The majority of HMSA students are always excited for the first point and stressed for th...