Portola Pilot

Shawyan Rooein
Shawyan Rooein is your Back Page editor of the Portola Pilot for the 2018-2019 school year! This is going to be his second year apart of the journalism team and is looking forward to another amazing year to come. He is an avid tennis fan who competes both on the school team as co-captain and in tournaments outside of school. Outside of school and sports, he enjoys watching movies, hanging out with friends, eating food, and binge watching one of his many favorite TV shows including The Office.

Shawyan Rooein, Backpage Editor

May 13, 2020
Binge These Throwback Movies During Quarantine (Story)
Apr 28, 2020
Five Tips For Finding Your College Fit (Story)
Mar 25, 2020
Engineering Class Added to Course Offerings (Story)
Mar 11, 2020
Review: ‘Cinderella’ Sends the Message of Kindness Through Magic (Story)
Feb 24, 2020
Taste of the Southeast: Reviewing the Best Indian Food in Irvine (Story)
Feb 20, 2020
‘Parasite’ Breaks New Ground at Oscars (Story)
Jan 24, 2020
Fencing Friendships Form Out of Town (Story)
Dec 19, 2019
Teachers Wrap Their Classrooms in Festivity (Story)
Dec 18, 2019
Boys’ Basketball Rolls Into New Season (Story/Media)
Nov 26, 2019
Irvine Talks Moves IUSD High Schools Together (Story)
Nov 25, 2019
Girls’ Tennis Wins CIF Finals and Makes School History (Story/Media)
Oct 18, 2019
Girls’ Tennis Stuns Competition to Maintain Winning Streak (Story/Media)
Oct 17, 2019
Wishes Come True at the Irvine Night Market (Story)
May 21, 2019
Searching for the Most Tea-rrific Boba (Story)
Apr 17, 2019
Private Space Industry Launches toward Civilian Space Travel (Story)
Apr 16, 2019
Amitoj Singh’s Fiery Debates Showcase the Might of Words over Action (Story)
Mar 29, 2019
‘The Addams Family’ is Another Stunner For the Drama Department (Story)
Mar 22, 2019
A Marvel-ous Superhero Origin Story (Story)
Mar 13, 2019
Let’s Get This Bread: A Fully-Baked Review of the Best Asian Bakery Items (Story)
Mar 07, 2019
Scouting for the Best Girl Scout Cookies (Story)
Feb 14, 2019
eBooks are Efficient (Story)
Jan 31, 2019
Electric Scooters Change Transit in Cities (Story/Media)
Jan 18, 2019
Bulldog Athletes Break the Ice (Story)
Jan 15, 2019
Graduating from Courtroom to Classroom (Story)
Dec 21, 2018
UC Applications Extended for Students Affected by Wildfires (Story)
Dec 06, 2018
Creed 2 Review: Not Exactly a Knockout (Story)
Nov 26, 2018
Ranking the Hottest Ramen Joints in Irvine (Story)
Oct 16, 2018
WASC Process Begins This Year at Portola (Story)
Oct 16, 2018
Marching To Victory at Tesoro Field Tournament (Story)
Sep 20, 2018
Varsity Girls Tennis Takes a Swing at its First Tournament (Story/Media)
Jun 07, 2018
Aviation Club Takes Flight in First Year (Story)
Jun 06, 2018
Recipients of Bulldog Excellence Awards demonstrate both P.R.I.D.E. Values and Character (Story)
Jun 04, 2018
Sprinting into a New Age of Wireless Networks (Story)
Apr 30, 2018
Steering the Way to Efficiency: Why the Bus System should be Brought Back (Story)
Apr 18, 2018
It is All About Team Chemistry on Science Olympiad (Story)
Mar 29, 2018
Noteworthy Jazz Band Plays With Its Soul (Story)
Mar 21, 2018
Fine Arts Week Starting Off with a Symphonic Boom (Story)
Mar 09, 2018
Science Olympiad Keeps its Ion the Prize (Story)
Mar 05, 2018
What is the Appropriate Age to Start Using Social Media? (Story)
Jan 29, 2018
Students Make a Music Video In Under 24 Hours (Story)
Jan 29, 2018
A Double Duty Cop (Story)
Dec 22, 2017
Advancing the Challenge With Advanced Placement Classes (Story)
Dec 15, 2017
Irvine Talks about What it Means to be Human (Story)
Dec 07, 2017
Wrestling Into a New Season (Story)
Oct 30, 2017
JV Girls’ Tennis Wraps Up Season with Loss Against Beckman (Story)
Oct 16, 2017
Inside the Life of John Pehrson (Story)
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