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OPINION: Is middle college the right path for students?

May 24, 2018


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PRO: By Kiara Thorp Many SCHS students have taken an uncommon route for high school education through Middle College. According to the Middle College website, the Mission Middle College Program (MMCP)  is a collaboration with the Santa Clara Unified School District (SCUSD) to offer high scho...

Vietnam War Memorial connects SCHS students to national history

Kiera O'Hara-Heinz

May 22, 2018


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On Friday, May 18, a group of veterans, administrators and SCHS alumni gathered to honor graduates of Santa Clara High School and Buchser High School (now SCHS) who were killed in the Vietnam War. During the Vietnam War, which lasted from 1964 to 1973, 2.7 million Americans served and 58,000 died...

REVIEW: ‘Mean Girls Musical’ cast album is exciting and familiar

Miranda Hunt

May 22, 2018


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Fans of the 2004 hit film “Mean Girls” will be pleased with the new cast album, released May 18, from the adapted “Mean Girls” musical, which hit Broadway on April 8. Like the movie, the musical tells the story of a girl, Cady Heron (Erika Henningsen), who grew up in Africa but transfers bac...

Counseling office now equipped with a computer for faster, effortless appointments

Amy Kennedy

May 16, 2018


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Students can now schedule counseling appointments on a computer, which has replaced the paper slips outside the counseling offices. The old system of filling out slips required the counseling secretary, Britnie Delgado, to manually enter the appointments from the slips to the computer for the counselo...

OPINION: The comedy genre has become a quick cash-grab for major film studios

Vincent Nguyen

May 10, 2018


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Hollywood’s latest monstrosity of a film, “Overboard,” debuted May 4 and received an appalling Rotten Tomatoes score of 31 percent. The movie, which finds its laughs in raunchiness and bodily harm, centers around the idiotic and, frankly, unethical plot of Anna Faris abducting an amnesiac to teach ...

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