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OPINION: Should SCHS continue to reward academically successful students?

December 12, 2017


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PRO: By Eunice Oh   Three tests in one day, five consecutive AP Exams, a 15-minute memorized presentation: these are the tasks high schoolers can face throughout their school career, and periods of self-doubt and poor academic crops can become part of the process. Even worse, millennials...

Cafeteria delivery truck backs into band room

Kiera O'Hara-Heinz

December 10, 2017


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Walking past the band room, students may be surprised to see a dent in the outer wall. According to music teacher Johnny Erdman, the hole is the result of a delivery truck for the cafeteria accidentally backing into the wall during fifth period on Tuesday. “We were just practicing our music for the...

Girls basketball gifts the community with free gift wrapping

Marvyn Paranyo

December 6, 2017


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Many athletes make their contribution to help the community in various ways. As the holiday season is also known as the ‘season of giving,’ SCHS girls basketball conducted their own annual gift wrapping last weekend at a local toy store in Sunnyvale. The annual free gift wrapping has been going...

OPINION: Senate Bill 328 should have passed for the sake of students’ sleep

Sam Hunt

December 4, 2017


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Senate Bill 328 was drafted and first presented to the California Assembly on Feb. 13 of this year. The bill would have pushed start times for middle and high schools back to or after 8:30 a.m.,  but it was rejected on Sept. 14, obtaining only 26 of the required 41 votes. However, the bill had much scie...

REVIEW: Irish rock band U2 fails to reach expectations in their new album “Songs of Experience”

Sasha Syrevych

December 2, 2017


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Though the Irish rock band U2 has been around since 1976, their popularity among American teenagers is questionable. The group consists of 4 members: Bono, the lead vocalist, the Edge, the lead guitarist, Adam Clayton with the bass guitar and Larry Mullen Jr. on drums and percussion. Originally, U...

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