The Gusher

Scheduling surprise for one AVID student

Emily LeDuc, News Editor and Reporter

January 21, 2020

A sophomore was removed from the AVID program during the summer of 2019 without their knowledge. AVID is supposed to send out a letter to the student they have decided to remove; however, this student didn’t see one.  T...

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...

Students gathered in the quad listening to staff giving instructions.

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...

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