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Police called in to resolve altercation on campus

By Renee Wang

November 20, 2018


Filed under News, Renee Wang

This article was edited on Nov. 20 at 9:16 p.m. to clarify that the former student was in possession of prohibited items. Aformer student was found loitering in the quad area on Nov. 19, between 7:55 and 8 a.m. The man had come on campus to speak to a former teacher of his, assistant principal Jo...

Honoring Pittsburgh and Kentucky

Honoring Pittsburgh and Kentucky

By Eden Pollitt, Senior Design Editor

November 12, 2018


Filed under Eden Pollitt, News

Last Friday, Nov. 3, leadership took efforts to honor the victims of the Pittsburgh and Kentucky shootings. The activities to support victims was suggested by a student participating in the middle college program who commented on a snapchat promotion for Halloween events, Senior Class President Valeri...

Fire alarm prompts student evacuation for fourth time this semester

Fire alarm prompts student evacuation for fourth time this semester

By Aishwarya Jayadeep

November 9, 2018


Filed under Aishwarya Jayadeep, News

A fire alarm pulled by a student resulted in the evacuation of the school this afternoon, Principal Greg Giglio said. The incident was the fourth instance of a false alarm this year. “It is recurring,” Giglio said. “Officially, what we will do is we will continue to supervise and circulate.” What stood out to Giglio, ...

FBLA competitions starting soon, upcoming tryouts

By Katelynn Ngo

November 7, 2018


Filed under Katelynn Ngo, News

H HS Future Business Leaders of America, or FBLA, will be hosting tryouts for competitions starting on Oct. 22 for written and technology competitions, and on Nov. 5 for speaking competitions. There are three different types of competitions, — written, speaking, and technology — each one han...

Homestead Hacks holds first meeting

November 5, 2018


Filed under Katelyn Pan, News

T he first ever Homestead Hacks meeting was held after school on Thursday, Oct. 25 to an audience of around 10 people. The event was an assembly between parents and Department Representatives, led by Principal Giglio. “There’s several meanings of hack,” English Department chair Debbie Vann...

Indopak tryouts for prospective dancers make modifications

By Claire Torii

October 27, 2018


Filed under Claire Torii, News

The Indian dance team and club, Indopak, has recently amended the try-out process to ensure better time commitments from members, as well as promote inclusivity according to club Officer and sophomore Saniya Kotwal. The first change to the try-out process was requiring those who tried out to sign contr...

FUHSD launches new school websites

FUHSD launches new school websites

By Aishwarya Jayadeep

September 7, 2018


Filed under Aishwarya Jayadeep, News, Showcase

The FUHSD website and the websites of all schools in-district relaunched Friday, featuring a modernized layout and changes to site navigation to “improve user experience,” according to a letter sent through SchoolLoop. “Appearance was definitely a part of [the decision to update the site], but...

FBLA takes first place at NLC

 FBLA takes first place at NLC

By Shruti Magesh and Katelynn Ngo

September 1, 2018


Filed under Katelynn Ngo, News, Shruti Magesh

HHS Future Business Leaders of America, or FBLA, received top national ranking at the 2018 National Leadership Conference, or NLC.   Comprehensively, HHS FBLA earned 144 points, with North View High School trailing behind 123 points, according to a press release issued by the club.  ...

The Class of 2018 Commencement Ceremony

The Class of 2018 Commencement Ceremony

By Brandon Welty

June 2, 2018


Filed under Brandon Welty, Multimedia, News, Showcase

"If you're sick and tired of the world, turn around and lead it!" After four years of hard work and determination, the class of 2018 graduated this Thursday, May 31. Over 600 students in attendance received their diplomas. Congratulations, class of 2018! Senior Class President Jacob Jiao deliver...

Fwd:Love spreads positivity before finals

Fwd:Love spreads positivity before finals

By Gianella Ordonez and Katie Fung

May 28, 2018


Filed under Gianella Ordonez, Katie Fung, News

With finals week approaching, fwd:Love continued their semi-annual event, Bags of Love, in which officers pass out care packages filled with stress relief items such as candy and bubbles to students. Fwd:Love has noticed how stressful finals week can be and uses this event to help their peers c...

HHS clubs host Green Fair to inform about sustainability

HHS clubs host Green Fair to inform about sustainability

By Jacqueline Beaufore and Laurel Schmidt

May 21, 2018


Filed under Jacqueline Beaufore, Laurel Schmidt, News

T he HHS Green Ops and Key clubs hosted a Green Fair on Friday, April 17 to celebrate Green Week after Earth Day. This is the first time that Green Fair has been an event held at HHS. In previous years, Green Ops hosted guest speakers to discuss environmental issues. “[The purpose is] to te...

TEDx host first official conference

TEDx host first official conference

April 23, 2018


Filed under Gianella Ordonez, News, Nicole Fuller

T EDx Club hosted its first conference in two years last Friday. The on-campus club shows TED talks, discusses current events and encourages many students to share their perspectives on certain events or ideas.   Friday’s event welcomed six student and three adult speakers, all presenting on per...