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Power Outage During Finals
Tina Swope, Editor-in-Chief • May 21, 2021

On May 21, around 10am-11am (even longer in some areas), many students in the Taft area experienced a power outage during finals week. This meant that many kids were not able...

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New features in this year's Derrick with Yearbook Plus
May 17, 2021

Yearbooks are still on sale until they run out. This year's book is at the top of the charts with a new feature. The books are set to be here sometime next week with distribution...

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Bakersfield College priority registration deadline extended
January 31, 2021

If you are still interested in applying to Bakersfield College and receiving priority registration, there is good news for you. Bakersfield College has extended the deadline...

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Local Scholarship Opportunities
January 31, 2021

There are many scholarship opportunities ahead and it is extremely crucial that our Seniors are paying attention to dates and staying on task. On Jan. 19, local scholarship...

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Kickstart your knowledge with Taft College summer school paid for by TUHS
Madison Bullard, News Editor • May 21, 2021

Great news everyone! This summer, students who would like to get a head start on their learning have the opportunity to do so (eligibility is required). Due to a grant for reopening schools, TUHSD will be paying for all students who would like to take...

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T.U.H.S. Career Day
November 7, 2020
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Spring Break Memories
Tina Swope, Editor-in-Chief • April 9, 2021

Spring Break is a joyful time for students at Taft High to take a break from school work and to simply relax. We are each so grateful to be able to enjoy going out and doing...

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The Year of Truth
Raven Yeager, Features Editor/ Chief Photographer • January 8, 2021

The year 2020 seemed to wrap itself around the balance of life. Protests broke out because of the inequality among races, as well as the inequality among genders. Political...

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