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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 districts 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,...

The talent show, themed Wheel of Fortune, was virtually hosted by members of the SCHS leadership class.

SCHS Wheel of Talent, although virtual, aims to provide school spirit and a sense of community for its audience

Khadeejah Khan March 2, 2021

After a long, busy week, students of all grades excitedly await the SCHS Wheel of Talent, constantly refreshing the SCHS Tech Reps YouTube channel. While not in the presence of their classmates, students...

The events theme “Ad Astra Per Aspera” translates to “Through Hardships to the Stars.”

Ad Astra Per Aspera: SCHS’ first TEDxSantaClaraHS event aims to provide solidarity and amplify voices of the Bruin community

Franchesca Casis February 20, 2021

Seniors Vy Ho, Trish Le, Jennifer Liu and Pradeep Kundu sit down in front of their computers, nerves going crazy. They open the Zoom Webinar and begin the event they’ve been planning since July.  Those...

Roar: The Podcast | Episode 6

Roar: The Podcast | Episode 6: Staffers talk gaming

Elias Panou, Nathaniel Hekster, and Stefan Pantic February 19, 2021

Welcome back to Roar: The Podcast! In this episode, senior Stefan Pantic and freshmen Nathaniel Hekster and Elias Panou speak about the world of gaming. From discussing their opinions on the term “gamer”...

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