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New teacher Brooke Miller loves to experience the world through traveling

New teacher Brooke Miller loves to experience the world through traveling

Amy Kennedy

October 20, 2017


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Brooke Miller is just beginning her life as an official high school teacher at SCHS. Miller’s days begin at 5 a.m., and after commuting to work, she arrives ready to teach high schoolers about the economy. Though this may seem like a dull subject to some, Miller loves sharing her passion for any ...

North Bay fires leaves Santa Clara’s air quality poor and polluted

Kiara Thorp

October 16, 2017


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The North Bay fires have not only affected Napa and the surrounding areas, but it has affected Santa Clara with the spreading smoke and pollution. Many students at SCHS are concerned about the poor air quality. A week ago, a fire started in Santa Rosa. Though the cause is still undetermined, it has ...

SCHS hosted its first Volunteer Fair to support students to connect with the community

SCHS hosted its first Volunteer Fair to support students to connect with the community

Eunice Oh

October 14, 2017


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Local organizations attended SCHS’s first Volunteer Fair on Tuesday to encourage high school volunteership. Vocational education teacher Dolores Melin had the idea to organize the fair when she realized many seniors she worked with had not completed their community service graduation requirement....

New teacher Jessica Grogan aspired to become a lawyer in the past

New teacher Jessica Grogan aspired to become a lawyer in the past

Danielle Schmitz

October 12, 2017


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When she walked into her first law class, she never dreamed she would end up teaching. But now in her sixth year of teaching and her first year at SCHS, English teacher Jessica Grogan would not have it any other way. Born and raised in San Jose, Grogan has always stayed local, earning her bachel...

SCUSD to be paying for students’ SAT test

Cleo Chow

October 10, 2017


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SCUSD will be paying for the cost of the Scholastic Aptitude Test, a standardized test commonly required by many universities, for all first-time takers. “It’s a priority for the district to have these exams,” Vice Principal Tony Lam said. “There are students who are capable, but may not be a...

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