Portola Pilot

Dylan Vanek

Dylan Vanek, Co-News Editor

Dylan Vanek is the Pilot’s Co-News Editor for the 2018-2019 school year. He served as the Opinion Editor and Front & Back Page in his two previous years on the school newspaper and is excited to immerse himself in a different section of the publication this year. In addition to his work on the publication he is also interested in creative writing, mechanical engineering and works as a bike mechanic at a bike shop.  When he’s not in school he loves to spend time with his family, hangout with friends, ride his bike, skateboard, snowboard and surf. Dylan is overjoyed to be working on the Portola Pilot this year!

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No need to cram!

June 5, 2018
YAT officers in Irvine work hard to organize many different events available to students throughout the school year.

A Chat with YAT

May 24, 2018

Arm for an Arm

March 30, 2018
Office Jennifer Johsen arrests a Disneyland actress dressed up like Snow White who was protesting at a labor rally.

A Double Duty Cop

January 29, 2018


December 13, 2017
Students gather around chess boards at lunch to play chess with their friends.


February 2, 2017
Freshman Piper Porter checked out the first book from the Learning Commons.

The Commons is Calling

October 11, 2016
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