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Principal Greg Giglio discusses repercussions of AI misuse in an HHS interview panel.

FUHSD implements new AI policies

By Nathan Gu, Parker Lin, Helen Tam, and Jonathan Xue September 8, 2023

As artificial intelligence becomes more advanced and accessible, FUHSD implements new policies for the 2023-2024 school year to prevent the misuse of AI, principal Greg Giglio said. Despite concerns, school...

Principal Greg Giglio said affirmative action effects will depend on where students are applying to in a panel interview.

From the Supreme Court to FUHSD: affirmative action affects applications

Affirmative action β€” a policy made in an effort to increase diversity on college campuses, college and career adviser Shay Bellamy said β€” was ruled out by the Supreme Court on June 29. Bellamy said...

Accelerated summer construction projects will give students and teachers access to renovated buildings this school year.

Campus construction completed β€” for now

After continuous construction on campus for the last 15 years, no major renovations will take place during the upcoming school year, principal Greg Giglio said. The B and S buildings and library quad will...

FUHSD takes steps toward becoming greener as a district, superintendent Graham Clark said. (Photo from Stanley Kou)

FUHSD honored with state award for sustainability

By Parth Dhaulakhandi and Nathan Gu June 1, 2023

FUHSD received the silver Green Ribbon Schools award for energy efficiency on April 20. This award, superintendent Graham Clark said, has four levels, with green being the highest level. Clark said...

When globalization hits locally

When globalization hits locally

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Students gather on April 26 to shop at a thrift store full of clothes donated by other students.

A week of green

By Nicole Kim and Mackie Vu May 5, 2023

During the week following Earth Day, ASB hosted its first Earth week full of themed days and activities leading up to the Earth Day festival. Lasting from April 25-28, Earth week worked to promote sustainability...

News in a minute

By Erin Loh May 2, 2023

Local: California pilots water conservation project Hoping to conserve water by reducing evaporation, California is funding a project to install solar panels above open canals, according to The New...

The tournament allowed for new faces to show their school spirit and earn points for their class through gaming.

BOTC Mario Kart tournament takes off

By Annabelle Yip April 21, 2023

For the 2023 Battle of the Classes, ASB and esports club collaborated on the first school-wide Mario Kart tournament, inviting students to compete for points for their grade. The first three days of the...

Drum major, senior George Heller performs crescendo exercises with potential candidates during a weekly workshop.

Drum major workshops test determination and leadership

By Manya Girivasan and Veronica Zhao April 9, 2023

In preparation for upcoming drum major auditions, current marching band drum majors are holding weekly workshops to prepare candidates. The auditions will be held in late April to select drum majors for...

At STEM night, Rao said the club hoped to make neuroscience fun through activities such as matching a series of brains to their respective animals and putting the human brain together one lobe at a time.

Kickstarting the brain: juniors start neuroscience club

By David Lin and Rajiv Venkatesh March 22, 2023

Neuroscience club held its first-ever meeting on Feb. 17 with the goal of educating members about opportunities in the field. Co-president Mahi Patel said she and her fellow co-president, junior Cecilia...

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...

Based on a survey of 210 responses, 51% of HHS students report having transportation issues due to the storm.

It’s raining cats and dogs

By Anderson Picone, Mackie Vu, and Veronica Zhao February 15, 2023

Breaking a long period of dryness, storms across California caused flood warnings for 90% of Californians in early January, prompting President Joe Biden to declare them a "major disaster," according to...

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