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OPINION: This year’s homecoming spirit week days are lacking popularity

Vy Ho

October 15, 2018

Corrections: 10/15/18 at 8:52 pm. Graf three, line one: "Oct. 19" to "October 9" 10/16/18 at 9:40 pm. Graf three. "In previous years there was no need for a video because students knew what to wear. This year’s confusing and bland spirit days necessitate clarification." to "It seemed like the video was released ...

Administration implements attendance awards to decrease SCHS’ truancy

Alina Jafri

October 13, 2018

This year, SCHS administrators implemented attendance awards to cut the school’s truancy in half and encourage students to succeed academically. Besides increasing home visits and conferences to enforce better attendance, administration plans to reward students who are doing the right thing, Vice Principal...

SCHS wins division of Race to Submit, a contest enforcing financial aid applications

Samantha Alde

October 9, 2018

Santa Clara High School recently participated in a statewide contest called Race to Submit, which was held from October 2017 to March 2018. The contest was created to encourage students to apply for financial aid, potentially helping them pay for college. Last Thursday, SCHS Principal Gregory Shelby...

REVIEW: The 2018 Emmys attempted to diversify their winners but to no avail

Chariah Williams

September 23, 2018

The lack of on-screen representation for boys and girls alike is influential. Without it, they are deemed different, which causes them to believe they need to change. The Emmys aired last Monday with a failed attempt to create a more diverse Hollywood. The whole show felt forced, like it was a re...

School start times to remain the same after Governer Jerry Brown’s veto of SB 328

Alina Jafri

September 22, 2018

On Thursday Sept. 20, Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed Senate Bill 328, the bill mandating all schools in California must start at 8:30 a.m. or later. California lawmakers approved SB 328 on August 31, and Gov. Brown had to approve or veto the bill  by September 30. SCUSD Board Clerk Jodi Muirhead believed t...

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