June 6—Congratulations to the Class of 2013. Thursday evening in the stadium they moved their tassles, sang the Alma Mater, received their diplomas, and graduated. Gerardo Arteaga gave the valedictorian's speech, and Adriana Gradilla followed with the salutatorian's speech. Grad Nite took place at Disneyland the following day (3pm - 3am).
May 31—The agenda for the Farewell Assembly was so full that it wound up taking its own time slot, plus most of 2nd period, too. After the Color Guard and Pepsters each took a turn performing, the incoming Pep Commissioner (Anissa Ramirez) was introduced and took over the assembly's emcee duties. The tie breaker for the Gender Wars competition resulted in the girls winning. The tie breaker for...
June 5—Sophomore history students ended the year on a musical note. Jam out to their remixes here. AP European History | Honors World History
May 29—Ten bus loads of El Rancho seniors descended on an undisclosed park Wednesday for an end-of-the-year celebration. Pizza and chicken were the entrees, but there were plenty of chips, donuts and drinks to keep the happy picnic-ers fueled, as well. Lots of games kept the frolicing seniors busy, with winners getting "Class of 2013" t-shirts. Senior Jonathan Contreras explained his attempts to relax at the picnic: "I fell asleep for about 20 minutes, but then my friends hit me with a ball and I woke up."
June 1—The 2012-2013 Baseball team did what no ER team has ever done before. They made it to the Div 4 CIF-SS Championship game. Moreover, only once before has ER been in the semi-finals (1995). Saturday night in UC Riverside's Sports Complex the Dons took on Oaks Christian High School of Westlake Village. The Lion's pitcher was impressive, and the ER batters couldn't adjust to his 97mph fastballs. Final score was Lions 4, Dons 0.