The Clarion

Class of 2018

Students Go Wild Watching HOCO Rally


The 2018 Homecoming Rally was one for the books, consisting of stunts, props, and much more. Selma High’s festive Homecoming Rally took place on October 19th. Just like past years, this rally included recognition to the different classes’ prince and princesses and a performance from the top three candidates for Homecoming king and queen.



In this issue, seniors reflect on the past four years of high school .

Selma High sophomore Anna Armstrong was named a state champion at the State History Day event, which was held at William Jessup University in Rocklin, California, on May 5-6, 2018. Anna will now represent Selma High and the state of California at the National level of History Day.


Top 25

1. Raj Bains 4.33

2. Ashman Dosanjh 4.29

3. Mannvir Singh 4.26

4. Hannah Mitchell 4.23

5. Daniela Escorcia Ayala 4.22

6. Boyd Fransen 4.19

7. Jennifer Huaracha Hernandez 4.16

8. Brianna Colado 4.15

9. Daniel Acevedo Garcia 4.14

10. Mariah Lopez 4.12


Katie Delgadillo pitches in their game against Kingsburg on May 11.

Softball Team Hopes to Reclaim Championship Title


This year’s SHS softball team is doing well and is hoping to win the Valley championship like last season.

Their record is currently 7-3 and they’re looking forward to playoffs, which will begin on May 18th. In pursuit of yet another championship title, they will be facing the winner of Golden West and Bakersfield North in their first playoff game.

Saying Goodbye: Mr. Babiarz to Retire After 36 Years in Education


Mr. Babiarz, who has served as principal of Selma High since 2005, is wrapping up his final year as he prepares to retire.

“It will be hard to leave the staff and students at Selma High, as they make up what is great about the school,” said Mr. Babiarz. “After working in education for 36 years, the day-to-day interactions with adults and students will be missed.”

Selma High Swimmers Finish A Historic Season


The Selma High School varsity swim team made history on May 2 when SHS won their first league title in forty one years.

Several of the swimmers broke school records, that night as well.

The Opinion Pages

Up for Debate

STudent Op-Ed



Primarily when people think of art, they think of gigantic galas in Western Europe with thousands of attendees admiring a piece of work from centuries ago. In reality, that is often not the ideal situation.

BR Review: Trick Oreo Treat

October’s Flavor of the Month was Trick Oreo Treat, a mild and pretty standard flavor compared to the more adventurous ones which have been tasted in the past.


By Saroj Khanolkar & Gurman Brar

Bear Briefs

By kat bojorquez

Monday, May 28 Memorial Day NO SCHOOL

Tuesday, May 29 Senior Checkout

Wednesday, May 30 Senior BBQ and Farewell Assembly

Thursday, May 31 - Friday, June 1, Grad Nite @ Universal Studios

Tuesday, June 5 Baccalaureate @ The Worship Center

Thursday, June 7 Senior Breakfast @ café

 ℅ 2018 Graduation @ Staley Stadium


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Online Edition by Hannah Mitchell