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The race to fill in last minute volunteer hours

The race to fill in last minute volunteer hours

By Andrea Boyn

June 2, 2018


Filed under Andrea Boyn, Lifestyles

S tudents often start off every year with expectations and refreshed goals to strive for academic success. As college is a common end goal for high school students, many seek to join clubs to gain an edge in the competitive college admission process. Commitments are made to not only school...

Class of 2018 cuts loose at Panther Beach

Class of 2018 cuts loose at Panther Beach

May 20, 2018


Filed under Kate Gabrielson, Lifestyles

E very year, seniors across the country participate in senior ditch day, meant to celebrate the near-completion of high school and the beginning of a new chapter in students’ lives. This year, while some chose to spend the day in San Francisco or elsewhere, the main event took place at Panther Be...

Frontier announces winner of writing contest, Tyler Deuel

 Frontier announces winner of writing contest, Tyler Deuel

By Eileen Chih

May 8, 2018


Filed under Eileen Chih, Lifestyles

Students submitted their creative works for Frontier’s writing contest throughout the month of March. The winner, Tyler Deuel, was announced on May 3 with his winning work “My Youth and My Now”. Co-Editor-in-Chief Kelly Fesler said that the Frontier writing contest first started as a way t...

The incurable disease of senioritis

By Tanner Leone

May 2, 2018


Filed under From My P.O.V., Lifestyles, Tanner Leone

T here reaches a point in every teen’s life when one realizes their high school is ending. This is called senioritis, and it might as well be an actual, clinical disease. The early symptoms seem normal. Hitting the submit button on the last college application and beginning to hear back from sc...

JNHS volunteers at Cherry Blossom Festival

JNHS volunteers at Cherry Blossom Festival

By Eileen Chih

May 2, 2018


Filed under Eileen Chih, Lifestyles

JNHS members volunteered at the Cherry Blossom Festival held on April 28 and 29 and participated in spreading Japanese culture through a game and interaction with children. JNHS event coordinator Erin Tsai and secretary Kaitlyn Lee said the club attends the event every year. “It is a really ...

Post high school decisions

Post high school decisions

By Luka Maeda

April 6, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles, Luka Maeda

Seniors will face graduation in less than two months. Here are a handful who have rough or solid ideas of what they wish to do after high school.    ...

Slang Word of the Month: ‘Tea’

Slang Word of the Month: ‘Tea’

By Tamar Gilad

April 5, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles, Tamar Gilad, Uncategorized

'Tea.’ A three letter word that was once just a simple hot cup of water with herbs, is now a commonly known slang word referring to gossip. According to Merriam Webster, the word’s popularity and common use is owed to the drag culture. With all of the hustle and bustle in the drag world, there is l...

SNHS club members reach out to hospitalized children

April 2, 2018


Filed under Eileen Chih, Lifestyles

  Spanish Club / Spanish National Honor Society members came together last Saturday to make cards in Spanish for children in children's hospital. Spanish Club president, senior Ali Farinas said they make and send the cards in hopes of making the days better for the children on the receivi...

Indopak club prepares for dance showcase

 Indopak club prepares for dance showcase

By Andrea Sun

March 28, 2018


Filed under Andrea Sun, Lifestyles

Indopak is an Indian-Pakistani dance club at HHS. They host many dance events throughout the year and participate in competitions and showcases in the Bay Area. Every year,  Indopak hosts a dance showcase called Sapnay. On top of the six dance teams from Indopak, nearby schools can also partici...

Ingah describes her life before teaching

By Anze Hao

March 28, 2018


Filed under Anze Hao, Lifestyles

Spanish teacher Lidia Ingah was born in Mallorca, an island in the Mediterranean Sea part of Spain. “I was born and raised there, and I even went to the university there,” Ingah said. Ingah said her childhood on Mallorca consisted of very fun and peaceful memories. “We could just decide to...

District Red Cross clubs create common goals

By Andrea Boyn

March 10, 2018


Filed under Andrea Boyn, Lifestyles

There are over 100 Red Cross centers stationed all over California, not to mention the Red Cross clubs run by high school students spread out over California’s 330 districts. With so many locations and vast availability of volunteers, the importance of a common goal increases. According to...

Phone cases for self-expression

Phone cases for self-expression

March 7, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles, Luka Maeda

Mustangs express their unique qualities through phone cases. Click on the images to read more, and scroll down to find links to some of these cases and accessories. Where to find: Milky wrapper case Pineapple glitter case  "Kingsman" phone case Cascade Water Popsocket Stick-...