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The 2020 Black Student Union Presentation offers entertaining education

The 2020 Black Student Union Presentation offers entertaining education

Lhana Philavong

February 19, 2020

For some SCHS students, the significance of Black History Month is still not fully understood. Luckily, on Feb. 14 the Black Student Union’s informational presentation with various acts of dance, songs and poems, was an interactive way to learn and grasp the importance of black culture. For sophomore...

Juniors hope to ease the cost of nonverbal communication apps by creating their own: Talkerr

Juniors hope to ease the cost of nonverbal communication apps by creating their own: Talkerr

Itzel Samano

February 2, 2020

The cost of nonverbal communication apps can range from $100 to $500, some of which only offer bare minimum functions: help to talk to others. Juniors Arthur Tallet and Tamba Mattia decided to take the initiative to make an AAC – augmentative and alternative form of communication – app for those...

The recent restriction of personal accounts on school-issued Chromebooks has hindered many students’ technological freedoms

The recent restriction of personal accounts on school-issued Chromebooks has hindered many students’ technological freedoms

Melina Kritikopoulos

January 29, 2020

Last week, many SCHS students opened their school-issued Chromebooks only to find that the ability to use multiple accounts had been disabled. According to Vice Principal of Attendance, Technology and Discipline, Terry Flora, the SCUSD technology department discovered that some students were using...

Students get smart about their eating habits with SCHS “The Ethics of Eating” event

Students get smart about their eating habits with SCHS “The Ethics of Eating” event

Chariah Williams

January 27, 2020

More than 8 million land animals are killed for food every hour, according to Kathleen Willey, the guest speaker at SCHS’s “The Ethics of Eating” event. This is one of the many facts Wiley shared during her presentation on Thursday, Jan. 23. Willey is a field educator for the Educated Choices...

District-wide decision introduces ‘DyKnow,’ a new Chromebook monitoring program

District-wide decision introduces ‘DyKnow,’ a new Chromebook monitoring program

Alina Jafri

December 18, 2019

Senior Nabeha Barkatullah turns on her Chromebook during class time and opens to a tab from a previous class. After just a few seconds, her screen goes black. The message “stay on task, now’s not the time for that” appears on screen. “I thought it (the teacher monitoring my Chromebook) was...

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