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What needs to happen before school can reopen?

What needs to happen before school can reopen?
October 8, 2020

Specific requirements must be met if school is to reopen. This video covers these requirements as well as necessary regulations.

Reopening economy doing more harm than good

As seen in the graph above, since reopening, the amount of new COVID-19 cases has increased rapidly.
California rushed into reopening, now we are facing the consequences
July 5, 2020

California, along with many other states, has begun to slowly reopen and ease lockdown restrictions.  While this does sound relieving, there has not been a significant decline in the amount of COVID-19...

Combatting struggles of homeless, underprivileged

With the combined efforts of many students in the HHS community, more and more hope is being provided to the homeless and the underprivileged.
Students making an impact by helping vulnerable groups in quarantine
June 15, 2020

With the rise of the COVID-19 pandemic and the implementation of stay-at-home orders, the frenzied lives of many have come to a halt. For the vast majority of students, school and work now happen at home,...

Maintaining positive environmental effects after lifting lockdown

Maintaining positive environmental effects after lifting lockdown
Continuing to avoid using fossil fuels may advance climate change efforts
May 26, 2020

In this day and age, it is nearly impossible to turn on a TV or phone without being bombarded with statistics and news about the COVID-19 pandemic. With the number of confirmed coronavirus cases reaching...

California eases COVID-19 lockdown restrictions

Shop owners began opening up stores for curbside pickup after being closed for more than two months.
Lockdown restrictions eased in California as stage two takes effect
May 23, 2020

Gov. Newsom announced that on May 8 California would begin to ease lockdown restrictions and allow certain businesses that were deemed as “not essential” to reopen, The Guardian reported. According...

Students create, sign petition against canceling graduation

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, FUHSD has resorted to celebrating the seniors through a virtual graduation.
May 4, 2020

Due to COVID-19, events such as graduation and prom have been postponed, leading to disappointment from students. As a result, FUHSD announced a virtual graduation through a districtwide email; however,...

Social distancing: A crucial step to slow the spread of COVID-19

Staying 6 feet apart from people who you are not quarantining with is an important step to slow down the spread of the virus.
With the looming threat of the virus, people are responsible for protecting others
April 30, 2020

As the novel COVID-19 continues to spread, social distancing becomes a necessity in most, if not all, communities around the world.  In an attempt to minimize the escalation of the pandemic, it is essential...

The Impatient Patient: solution to an emerging “infodemic” is responsibility, accountability

During this pandemic, it is important to stay informed and stay safe.
April 29, 2020

We don’t know when the cure for COVID-19 will come. We don’t know if schools and offices will reopen soon. We don’t know when we can expect life to return to normal. In our current pandemic,...

Fox News puts millions of Americans at risk for misinformation

Fox News’s fake news gives a false sense of security to millions of Americans who are at risk of contracting coronavirus.
News network's coronavirus misinformation causes many U.S. citizens to not take virus seriously
April 28, 2020

The novel COVID-19 has caused the deaths of more than 190,000 people around the world, according to Worldometer. There’s no doubt the virus has taken the world by surprise and thus requires large mitigation...

COVID-19 impacts future city, hospital, school operations

 Several hospitals in the Bay Area have executed different practices in effort to lower the risk of patients being infected by COVID-19.
April 18, 2020

COVID-19 has led to disruptions and struggles for various facilities, from hospitals to school districts. As a result, the Bay Area community has taken several measures to ensure the welfare of its citizens.  Hospitals...

Protect the Parks: Zero-waste substitutes to prevent time-consuming shopping

These reusable items keep you at home and safe during a time when shopping is becoming inaccessible.
April 11, 2020

[embedyt][/embedyt] With the shelter-in-place order being strictly enforced by most of California, citizens are ordered to stay at home except for completing...

Resources, financial aid offered to small businesses, community during COVID-19

Resources, financial aid offered to small businesses, community during COVID-19
April 8, 2020

Many small businesses have been seeing a drop in customers and profits and must use their personal savings to pay their loans amidst COVID-19, according to The Guardian.  As a result, cities across...

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