The Roar

Juniors hope to ease the cost of nonverbal communication apps by creating their own: Talkerr

Arthur Tallet (left) and Tamba Mattia (right) pose with the online version of their app.

Itzel Samano

February 2, 2020

The cost of nonverbal communication apps can range from $100 to $500, some of which only offer bare minimum functions: help to talk to others. Juniors Arthur Tallet and Tamba Mattia decided to take the initiative to make an AAC – augmentative and alternative form of communication – app for those...

The recent restriction of personal accounts on school-issued Chromebooks has hindered many students’ technological freedoms

The change occurred because certain students were using their personal accounts to access restricted apps.

Melina Kritikopoulos

January 29, 2020

Last week, many SCHS students opened their school-issued Chromebooks only to find that the ability to use multiple accounts had been disabled. According to Vice Principal of Attendance, Technology and Discipline, Terry Flora, the SCUSD technology department discovered that some students were using...

Mario Kart Tour takes high school students by storm offering easy, nostalgic game play

The app plans to add a multiplayer option to enhance game play.

Samantha Alde

October 2, 2019

On Sept. 25, a mobile adaptation of the popular Nintendo game Mario Kart hit the iOS and Android app stores, racing to the top of the charts and breaking day-one launch download records. According to Sensor Tower, the leading provider of market intelligence for the global app economy, Mario Kart Tour’s...

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