The Gusher

Taft Christmas parade sets the seasonal mood

Madyson Suggs, Features Editor

December 9, 2019

‘Tis the season to be jolly at Taft’s annual Christmas parade. The Christmas parade will be held on Mon., Dec. 9 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Center Street in Taft. The parade will include school bands, color guards, and cheerl...

Lights out in Taft

Lights out in Taft

November 6, 2019

Senior swag ready for purchase from Jostens

Kelby Langkilde Burleson, Reporter

November 6, 2019

Jostens talked to the Juniors and Seniors during the 6th and 7th periods on Thursday, October 24th. Jostens is a class ring designer/jewelry online store and they also sell graduation announcements, caps and gowns, and other items...

Starbucks opens new location near school

Cheyanne Landreth, Sports Editor

October 11, 2019

A new full service Starbucks has coming to our town. Students will be able to get coffee and have a place for study time just near our local Albertsons--with a drive through. The excitement and business they will bring from all of our coff...

Suicide awareness and teen struggles

Emily LeDuc, News Editor & Reporter

September 18, 2019

The guest speaker, Ellen Eggert from the Kern County behavioral health and recovery service, hit hard with her words when she addressed the issue of teen suicide and how prominent it’s become. “You can ask the question and you can make...

TUHS Jazz Band performs for Cinco de Mayo

McKenlee Wescott, News Editor

May 17, 2019

To celebrate Cinco de Mayo, TUHS Jazz Band puts on a show for community members, family, and friends. Alongside the help with others, Amanda Posey has been hosting this event since 2011. Having a great turn out every year,...

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