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Senior Medha Kini performs piano at Carnegie Hall

Senior Medha Kini performs piano at Carnegie Hall

Samantha Alde

November 5, 2019

On the stage of Carnegie Hall, senior Medha Kini breathed in front of the piano as watchful eyes tracked her movements. The stress and trepidation that weighed heavy on her chest before the performance had dissipated and was replaced with the drive to play the instrument she had grown to love over the...

New History and Psychology teacher Chima Ikeme enjoys passing his passion for history onto his students

New History and Psychology teacher Chima Ikeme enjoys passing his passion for history onto his students

Kristina Liah

November 4, 2019

Waking up early, Chima Ikeme frantically rushes from San Jose to SCHS on an empty stomach to get ahead of the traffic. This is how he begins his each school day. Ikeme is a new teacher at SCHS who teaches World History and Psychology in three different classrooms. Ikeme’s parents are Nigerian. His...

New English teacher Sara Silverman is a woman of many experiences

New English teacher Sara Silverman is a woman of many experiences

Isaac Craig

October 21, 2019

From dancing to traveling with the nu metal band Korn and selling clothing to rock stars, English teacher Sara Silverman has not had what most people would consider an “average” life. This year, Silverman is a new staff member at SCHS. She teaches three classes of freshmen English, one class of A...

SCHS welcomes new English teacher Stefanie Tate and her instinct to help and educate

SCHS welcomes new English teacher Stefanie Tate and her instinct to help and educate

Amelia Howell

October 16, 2019

New SCHS English teacher Stefanie Tate can taste the difference between pink and white frosted animal crackers. “I would have a big bag of [animal crackers] at home when I was younger, and one time my mom opened it and asked, ‘Why are all of the pink ones still in here?’ I told her it was because...

New mural on campus documents the SCHS experience

New mural on campus documents the SCHS experience

Alina Jafri

October 14, 2019

As soon as senior Areiah Malanzo walks onto campus, the bright colors of a new mural catch her eye. She looks over to see her entire time as an SCHS student painted across the wall. “My favorite part of the mural is how it is based on real people,” Malanzo said. “All of the events (painted on...

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