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OPINION: Replacing state testing with entrance exams would be better for students

Sam Hunt

September 17, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Other Top Stories, Recent Stories

The Pathways to College Act, or AB 1951, was first proposed late January of this year, and if passed, will allow school districts to replace tests from the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) with college entrance exams, such as the ACT or SAT. The bill passed in the ...

OPINION: Curving grades doesn’t give students the feedback they would receive from traditional scoring

Sasha Syrevych

September 14, 2018


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“I’m going to curve this test,” are six words many students want to hear. Most students in high school are familiar with the “grade curve” concept. It is a belief that letter grades in a given class should be distributed along a bell curve, where the class average is a C, so teachers curve ...

Snack Shack reopens as ‘Bruin’s Bistro’ after 2016 fire to great success

Snack Shack reopens as ‘Bruin’s Bistro’ after 2016 fire to great success

Cleo Chow

September 13, 2018


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Stealing the show at last Friday’s first home football game, SCHS’s Bruin’s Bistro swung back in action for the first time since its reconstruction, leaving many students looking forward to future games. ”It was fun seeing it all lit up, and the lines of people eating fried Oreos,” senior J...

SCHS Bruins lose 26-35 to the Menlo Knights in first home game of the season

SCHS Bruins lose 26-35 to the Menlo Knights in first home game of the season

Vincent Nguyen

September 8, 2018


Filed under Recent Stories, Sports, Top Stories

In their first home game of the season, the SCHS Bruins lost to the Menlo High School Knights 26-35. The game started off slowly with early punts and flags from both sides. By the end of the first quarter, the Bruins led 3-0 following a field goal from senior kicker Nick Garcia. Though SCHS was able ...

What the future Agnews Campus will mean for SCHS

What the future Agnews Campus will mean for SCHS

Ayden Salazar

September 8, 2018


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In recent years, the number of students attending SCHS has surpassed Wilcox. As student populations continue to rise, many Santa Clara Unified School District officials believe the future K-12 schools on Zanker Road can alleviate issues such as traffic and overcrowding. The underfunded high school, ho...

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