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Top ten things that happened in ‘20-Gay-Teen’

Melina Kritikopoulos

December 27, 2018

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The LGBTQ community has dubbed this year “20Gayteen,” embracing their sexualities and celebrating their many accomplishments and breakthroughs this year. Representation in movies, TV shows, books and music has skyrocketed this year. So, according to this reporter, here are the top ten things tha...

OPINION: The repetitive plot of Christmas movies is getting old

Neha Mandava

December 17, 2018

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Christmas is supposed to be a time of fun and good cheer. Exchanging presents and sitting by the fireplace with a mug of hot cocoa in hand while a good old-fashioned Christmas movie plays is the perfect holiday activity. Watching a heartfelt holiday flick is a popular seasonal pastime, but these fil...

SCHS robotics team of sophomores takes home second place and an award at FTC competiton

Vy Ho

December 12, 2018

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Robotics is one of the many technological aspects not unheard of in Silicon Valley, especially at SCHS. There are currently over six robotics teams from SCHS competing in the FIRST Tech Challenge, a worldwide robotics competition. On Saturday, Dec. 8, one STEM sophomore team, Xcavators, placed second ...

One reporter shares her experience of the Central Park Tree Lighting

Giovana Marquez

December 10, 2018

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The weather may have been cold, but the city of Santa Clara was warming up last Friday night at the fourth annual Central Park Tree Lighting. This event gives Santa Clara something similar to San Jose’s Christmas in the Park. The Tree Lighting had a jolly atmosphere, with performances from the Buchs...

OPINION: Vacation is a time to rest and relax, not to stress about homework

Sam Hunt

November 20, 2018

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Going home for break with homework due afterward is an experience many students can relate to. Whether it’s a short worksheet or a big project, most have had to get through a task during a vacation. These assignments impede one of the purposes of vacation time, which is to give students a chance t...

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