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The Reach Foundation provides scholarships and helps seniors in AVID navigate the college application process

The Reach Foundation provides scholarships and helps seniors in AVID navigate the college application process

Soo Jin Spencer April 8, 2021

During this years’ college application process, many seniors found themselves struggling and navigating alone due to the barriers that accompany distance learning and lack of readily available assistance....

All classrooms are equipped with socially-distanced desks and shields.

Students and staff share their thoughts on returning to school for in-person distance learning

KennedyRose Stiver March 29, 2021

On Wednesday, March 24, Santa Clara County transitioned to the Orange Tier, allowing SCUSD to move forward with their phased-in approach to hybrid learning, eliciting mixed reactions from the Bruin community....

SCUSD has removed many extensions from the Chrome Web Store in order to keep students safe and able to use their Chromebooks efficiently.

SCUSD navigates students’ experiences with Chrome extensions and the potential safety hazards that accompany them

Melina Kritikopoulos March 10, 2021

Recently, students and staff have noticed certain Google Chrome extensions have stopped functioning or have disappeared from their devices. Many assumed popular extensions like Nod and Grid were blocked...

Many students feel Securely filters hinder their experience, although the district's intent is only to protect students.

New Securely filters enable SCUSD to foster online safety in grade-specific ways

Melina Kritikopoulos March 7, 2021

When one-to-one Chromebooks were first introduced, a student may have opened their Chromebook and typed in a perfectly innocent phrase, only to receive a blocked Securely screen after searching. For SCUSD,...

With the current schedule in place, unhealthy habits such as overeating may occur.

OPINION: The distance learning schedule may lead to unhealthy and unsafe eating habits

KennedyRose Stiver February 24, 2021

After turning off their camera, a student goes to their pantry for their second snack of the hour.  At home during distance learning, students inevitably have more access to their pantries and fridges;...

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