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Shooting guard Vedhika Medampalli said new varsity coach Megan Fong accounts for every player’s strengths, ensuring the team can play to the best of their abilities.

First-year varsity coach reflects on new position

By Sanah Arya, Lindsey Steel, and Veronica Zhao February 9, 2024

The start of the winter sports season was the beginning of coach Megan Fong’s journey in mentoring girls varsity basketball. Although she coached the JV team in previous years, it is Fong’s first year...

Students participate in one of the government classes held at HHS.

Youth feel dispassionate, unheard in politics

Although today’s tense political climate may feel distant to high school students, junior Kaci Freeman said politics is a more important issue than many youth perceive.  Participating in politics...

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The Pura Vida fundraiser allowed students to purchase new jewelry and donate to a worthy cause, member, junior Anika Iyer said.

Garnering support through bracelets

By Lindsey Steel May 19, 2023

Adorned with colorful shell bracelets, students show their support for the cancer society’s Pura Vida fundraiser held from April 24-28. The annual fundraiser sells Pura Vida bracelets to raise money...

Catcher, junior Emma Sundland said she hopes to move up to varsity next year and change to another position, such as shortstop or outfield.

JV softball reflects on progress, looks to future after difficult season

By Lindsey Steel, Rajiv Venkatesh, and Faith Watters May 18, 2023

JV softball started their season off strong last year, winning nine of their first 10 games. However, after instrumental players began quitting to focus on school work, the team struggled to replicate...

New coach on the court

By Macy Li and Lindsey Steel April 29, 2023

  volleyball mm by Macy [/infographic]

HHS placed first in Bay Section, with 75 students proceeding to the State Leadership conference.

FBLA members advance to statewide competition

By Lindsey Steel March 8, 2023

In hopes of advancing to the State Leadership conference, members of Future Business Leaders of America attended the Bay Section conference on Feb. 11. Bay Section is the first step in progressing towards...

FBLA tryouts include writing, speaking and impromptu components to evaluate candidates’ skill levels and potentials, Patel said.

Building a stronger team

By Lindsey Steel and Evelyn Wang November 26, 2022

In the hopes of recruiting new members for their competition teams, Future Business Leaders of America held their annual tryouts from Nov. 14-18 and Nov. 21-22, junior, FBLA officer Saanika Patel said.  FBLA...

Despite injured athletes, the varsity boys water polo team has improved their scores and playing style, senior Alex Snook Manchon said.

Splashing into a new season

By Zeinab Rakhshandehroo, Brevin Reed, and Lindsey Steel October 29, 2022

Having to tread water for over half an hour while dodging aggressive opponents, water polo players must combine strength, endurance and speed in their intense games, junior, boys varsity water polo co-captain...

Members engage in numerous hands-on activities that encourage relaxation, including finger painting and coloring.

Destressing and destigmatizing

By Lindsey Steel October 20, 2022

Burdened by the weight of rigorous courses, hectic schedules and impending adulthood, teenagers are faced with a multitude of stressors in their everyday lives. The Mental Wellness Space (MWS) aims to...

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