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HHS students were surveyed about their thoughts on the COVID-19 Vaccine.

COVID-19 vaccine brings schools one step closer to re-opening

By Amber Birrell February 8, 2021

With the new development of a vaccine, many questions arise as to what this means for students. California is currently in the first tier of vaccine distribution. It is expected by the summer of 2021,...

The YPPI mental health team met with school based therapist Jenna Starnes to discuss tips for mental wellness while in school.

Sunnyvale Youth Public Policy Institute raises awareness about mental health

By Ritaja Subrahmanya December 9, 2020

Despite setbacks due to COVID-19, the Sunnyvale youth group, Youth Public Policy Institution (YPPI), an advocate for more mental health resources in schools, continues to spread awareness about mental...

Leadership is planning to have a gender neutral homecoming court this year as opposed to having a king and queen. The change has been made to increase inclusivity and decide titles regardless of gender.

2020 Homecoming timeline

By Leila Salam December 9, 2020

Approaching the one year mark of the virus, cooperation with guidelines is becoming more and more rare.

Holiday season brings surge of COVID-19 cases

By Christine Kim December 6, 2020

In an attempt to curb the spread of COVID-19, a state-ordered curfew was recently enforced.  Since the start of the pandemic California experienced the fastest rate of increase in cases, 51.3%, after...

Science for Change wants to emphasize the importance of community service during the pandemic

Science for Change members create 1000 paper cranes project

By Evelyn Solis December 6, 2020

Co-presidents of Science for Change Kiarra Ning and Steven Lefaive started the "1000 Paper Crane Project" as an asynchronous community service event. The project, Ning said, is inspired by the non-fiction...

Allowing logging in forests creates concern for climate activists

Allowing logging in forests creates concern for climate activists

By Amber Birrell December 6, 2020

The largest temperate rainforest in the world, Alaska’s Tongass National Forest, recently lost its environmental protections.  On Oct. 29, over half of this 17 million acre forest became open to...

Service clubs find new ways to accomplish goals

Service clubs find new ways to accomplish goals

By Ariana Tejeda Moreno November 16, 2020

Due to COVID-19, many restrictions have been implemented to prevent large groups from forming together in person, according to Santa Clara County Public Health. As a result, service clubs, such as Red...

Smoke covers the view of the mountains and ocean from Arnold's home.

Major wildfires continue to spread across California

By Amber Birrell November 2, 2020

Across the U.S. families have been displaced and homes have been destroyed by the record-breaking fires throughout California, the Los Angeles Times reported. It has been two months since the first...

After months of SAT cancellations, students prepare for what might be their last chance to take an SAT before submitting applications to colleges.

Administration prepares to host November SAT amidst pandemic

By Sahil Venkatesan November 2, 2020

The statewide cancellation of SAT administrations across California led FUHSD district administrators to offer the SAT at every school in the district this coming Saturday, Nov. 7, FUHSD coordinator of...

Following home isolation and quarantine guidelines before and after getting tested is another way to help prevent the spread of the virus.

COVID-19 testing site updated to enhance accessibility

By Christine Kim October 29, 2020

To increase testing opportunities and accessibility for those wanting to get tested for COVID-19, the online testing portal now offers sign-up pages in Chinese and Vietnamese in addition to Spanish; hours...

Construction continues amid distance learning

Construction continues amid distance learning

By Saanvi Thakur October 29, 2020

Construction on campus has become the norm for students and staff over the last several years, but even through the pandemic, the work has continued.  The new Guidance Student Services (GSS) building...

FUHSD proposes tax renewal initiative Measure M

FUHSD proposes tax renewal initiative Measure M

By Ritaja Subrahmanya October 29, 2020

Measure M, proposed by the Fremont Union School District, asks voters in Santa Clara County to renew its existing parcel tax to provide more funding for its schools, Superintendent Polly Bove said in a...

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