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

Vy Ho

December 12, 2018

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

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

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...

STEM students host the FIRST LEGO League at SCHS, giving back to the program

Olivia Jones

November 19, 2018

On Saturday, Nov. 17, Santa Clara High School hosted a qualifying round for the FIRST LEGO League (FLL), attended by 16 middle schools from across Silicon Valley. The event was almost entirely set up and run by SCHS STEM students. “We couldn’t have done it without them,” said event coordinator Nimish...

The Fishing club is doing more than just waiting for their next big catch

Mariam Bachar

November 16, 2018

If making lasting memories on fishing trips and summer barbecues sounds appealing, the Fishing Club welcomes all fellow SCHS students who share a passion for the outdoors to stop by and join. According to co-president junior Steven Lin, the club’s focus has grown since it’s creation last year, shi...

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