The Roar

OPINION: The College Board lawsuit is a hopeful step towards change

Many students have complained about difficulties regarding the College Board’s AP exam submission process.

Dalila Prudente Barajas

June 1, 2020

News broke on Wednesday, March 20, that the College Board will be facing a $500 million lawsuit from FairTest on behalf of angry parents and students due to submission complications during the online Advanced Placement exams. While bewildering, this lawsuit was inevitable and has addressed some concerns...

Many students appreciate video chat platforms for their communication needs

Zoom, FaceTime and Discord are popular apps among the SCHS student body.

Samantha Alde

May 30, 2020

As senior Noel Ira logs onto the chatting app Discord, he finds himself conversing with his friends like he would in real-life before the shelter-in-place order. Skeptical at first about only having the internet as a way to catch up with others, Ira has learned to cope with the growing reality that he...

SCHS seniors reflect on missing out on their final semester of high school

The novel coronavirus and following shelter-in-place orders have cancelled many events like prom, graduation, and other important senior-year events.

Samantha Alde

May 27, 2020

In late March, Gov. Gavin Newsom gave the order to shut down all school campuses in California for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year. This along with the shelter-in-place order is aimed toward helping to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19. Despite the importance...

Drama department hosts a virtual ‘Day of the Arts’ to bring joy to the SCHS community

The video was released on Thursday, May 21.

Neil Veira

May 26, 2020

Every year, SCHS Drama Club hosts Day of the Arts in the small gym, showcasing physical art and performances assembled by the Drama department. However, due to the current pandemic, the Drama Club decided to create a video, released Thursday, May 21, that included both the practical and performing arts’...

Students create YouTutor, a site for free virtual tutoring

YouTutor currently has 41 tutors and 30 students, serving both national and out-of-country students.

Emily Harvie

May 20, 2020

In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, all schools in California and many other states have closed their facilities. Due to the shelter in place order, many students will not learn the full curriculum or have lost access to extra help with their schoolwork. Sophomores Rishab Gupta and Ethan Buriel,...

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