Campus News

FFA Prepares for the Kern County Fair

FFA Prepares for the Kern County Fair

As the fair approaches I interviewed some students that are a part of FFA. I only asked them some simple questions. The main question I asked was, “How do you prepare for fair?” They answered, “we start preparing for the fair by walking, training, and feeding our animal the right […]

Upcoming Events: Week of September 21, 2015

Upcoming Events: Week of September 21, 2015

  Monday: None Tuesday: Varsity Tennis @Wasco/Junior Varsity vs Wasco Volleyball @Kennedy 2-HOUR EARLY OUT Wednesday: LATE START Parent University Night Thursday: Frosh Soph Football @Kennedy Junior Varsity/Varsity Tennis @Kennedy Golf @Delano 12:00 Friday: Junior Varsity/Varsity Football @ Kennedy Saturday: Cross Country – Bell Jeff Invitational @Griffith Park Sunday: None

Chromebooks Now at Shafter High

Chromebooks Now at Shafter High

“Chromebooks dominated 2014, doubling their shipment and becoming nearly ubiquitous in schools and universities” a quote from, “WHATS a CHROMEBOOK ANYWAY?” by Joe Donovan. Not entirely sure what a Chromebook is? A Chromebook is a laptop of a different breed. They run on Googles Chrome OS rather than Windows or […]

College Night at the Rabobank Arena

College Night at the Rabobank Arena

On a Monday after school, there was a field trip to go to the annual college fair in the Rabobank Arena. The bus was packed as some of the students had to sit on the floor of the bus and squeeze into their seats. The Rabobank Arena was filled in […]

Shafter High Begins Field Renovations

Shafter High Begins Field Renovations

According to our Principal, Russell Shipley, “Shafter High School is excited to begin field renovations on the practice fields, softball diamonds, and your football field. Kern High School District ground’s crew are currently breaking ground and trenching on the practice field north of the new gym. We have plans of updating […]

Wasco Rose Festival 2015

Wasco Rose Festival 2015

The Wasco Rose Festival is held every year on the first Saturday after Labor Day Weekend in September. Anthony Tucker, Karlie Heriford, Victor Diaz, Larissa Turrubiates, Yesenia Ventura, Adilene Pulgarin, Alfonso Coronado, Brenda Cuevas, Abigail Mascaro, Maylee Salas, and Fernando Garcia competed at the Wasco Rose Festival. About 55% of the […]

A straight shot of a tray of a typical schooll unch tray consisting of chicken nuggets, tater tots, an orange, cookies and milk.

Lunch at Shafter High

    I took the time to ask a couple of Shafter High students what they thought about our lunch. Most of them responded that, “lunch now-a-days is boring and the food is predictable. You literally know what your going to have for lunch and afterwards all you do is […]

Drought Affecting School Bus Rides Home

Drought Affecting School Bus Rides Home

I ride the bus home and the ride home is not a very pleasant one. It’s hot and very dusty. Our county is in a very serious drought and currently the harvest for almonds and pistachios is going on. When harvest machines are knocking down crops it causes dust to […]