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From my POV: Rose Parade

By Leiyonee Bosé

January 17, 2018


Filed under From My P.O.V., Leiyonee Bose, Lifestyles

Hearts racing, we waited on the streets in the cold. In just a few minutes, we would step onto Colorado Boulevard. Waiting for us would be thousands of pedestrians and millions of viewers watching from their TV sets. It has been over a year since the band directors first announced that the marching...

Lia Pinelli’s life before HHS

Lia Pinelli’s life before HHS

By Anze Hao

January 8, 2018


Filed under Anze Hao, Lifestyles

Dean Lia Pinelli was born in Pacifica, California and grew up in San Francisco. Because she was born to an Italian-American family, Pinelli said she grew up eating a lot of pasta. “I was born in my house, not in a hospital, not on accident. [My mom] purposely chose that,” Pinelli said. Pinelli went to hi...

Spotlight: Speech and Debate Club

Spotlight: Speech and Debate Club

By Laurel Schmidt and Jacqueline Beaufore

January 3, 2018


Filed under Jacqueline Beaufore, Laurel Schmidt, Lifestyles

  Public speaking is a tricky thing to master. Thankfully, there are clubs created to help students with speaking such as Speech and Debate Club. This club helps others improve their public speaking skills and gives opportunities to compete against other schools. Speech and Debate club has ...

Steven Puccinelli fulfills dreams and aspirations

Steven Puccinelli fulfills dreams and aspirations

By Anze Hao

December 9, 2017


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Dean Steven Puccinelli was born in Silver Spring, Maryland and moved to Cupertino, California when he was two years old. He said he grew up locally in the Bay Area, attending Collins Elementary School, Hyde Middle School and Cupertino High School before moving on to college at California Polytechnic ...

From animals to officework: Tricia Goulet describes her challenges

From animals to officework: Tricia Goulet describes her challenges

By Anze Hao

December 9, 2017


Filed under Anze Hao, Lifestyles

In her childhood years, Executive Assistant Tricia Goulet said the environment she was born into was drastically different to how it is now. “I grew up here and lived my whole life in the same city until I graduated from high school,” Goulet said. “Back then, there were orchards and we, as kids...

UIC brings community to school in the Bay

UIC brings community to school in the Bay

By Andrea Sun

December 8, 2017


Filed under Andrea Sun, Lifestyles

Within almost every school in the Bay Area, there is a Christian Club. Often overlooked and even criticized, Christian clubs are not the first choice for a community on campus. Because of that, many events that they hold pass by students’ eyes. At HHS, Footprints Christian Club aims to spread comm...

Best friends to Co-Presidents

By Andrea Boyn

December 8, 2017


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The story of how Sarah Kim and Kayleah Son became Co-Presidents of the American Cancer Society club (ACS) started before they ever knew about the club. Having first met in the seventh grade, the girls have since then been through it all together, Kim said. From helping each other with school work to ...

Animal Welfare Club hosts guest speaker

By Gianella Ordoñez

December 7, 2017


Filed under Gianella Ordonez, Lifestyles

Animal Welfare Club (AWC) hosted guest speaker Dr. Denise Johnsen from Adobe Animal Hospital on Dec. 1 at their last meeting of the semester. The officers and members learned about the role of a veterinarian in an animal hospital. Johnsen said, she specializes in working with small animals, ...

The glowing highlights from the Blacklight Rally/Photo Gallery

The glowing highlights from the Blacklight Rally/Photo Gallery

By Eileen Chih and Brandon Welty

December 1, 2017


Filed under Brandon Welty, Lifestyles, Multimedia, Photos Galleries

The new girls hip hop group, known as Alpha Mare, and senior Hamza Jabbar performed at the Blacklight Rally Dec. 1. Krew and HHS Bhangra also performed their dance routines as a part of the annual culmination of the winter spirit week. Senior IndoPak co-presidents Pranali Kasturi and Nikhil Kulkarni said...

Dr. Morton’s key to harmony

By Riley Anderson

November 24, 2017


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  Not all students can sing, but the melodious voice of Dr. Jeff Morton can. Although choir is his passion, he still lives a creative life outside of school. Morton has been teaching for 20 years, it has not always been that way. Morton’s musical education path did not start out after he r...