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Khanna hosts youth focused town hall on gun control

By Lily Hartenstein

March 15, 2018


Filed under Lily Hartenstein, News

Newark Memorial High School hosted Rep. Ro Khanna’s (D-CA) town hall meeting on March 12 to give teenagers a platform to speak about gun control.  Khanna was accompanied by Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr and Matt Deisch, a student activist from Parkland. The event began at 3:45 p.m...

Student government, administration honor victims and take steps to improve school safety

Student government, administration honor victims and take steps to improve school safety

By Aarya Gupta

March 14, 2018


Filed under Aarya Gupta, News

Friday, March 9 was dedicated to commemorate the 17 fallen victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting, according to an email sent through School Loop. “The subject of the National School Walkout day came up. We wanted to do something that would commemorate the victims and show o...

Model UN competes in large conference at Berkeley

By Laurel Schmidt

March 14, 2018


Filed under Laurel Schmidt, News

20  members of the HHS Model United Nations club attended a competitive conference March 2-4 at UC Berkeley. Berkeley MUN is one of the largest conferences the club attends annually. There are over 2,500 people that attend the conference, which includes high school students, international studen...

Student Walk-Out Photo Gallery

March 14, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, News, Photos Galleries, Riley Anderson, Thomas Denome

Students march from HHS to FHS and Sunnyvale City Hall to protest against gun violence.

Class teams assemble for anticipated annual school rivalry

Class teams assemble for anticipated annual school rivalry

By Nicole Fuller and Laurel Schmidt

March 6, 2018


Filed under BOTC, Laurel Schmidt, News, Nicole Fuller

Battle of the Classes is approaching quickly and the teams are in the midst of preparing for the events that this spirit week includes.  The events are powderpuff football games, cheer-offs, dance-offs, and rally events. Each event is a competition between the four classes at HHS. As for prepara...

Speech and Debate attends Stanford Competition

Speech and Debate attends Stanford Competition

By Laurel Schmidt and Jacqueline Beaufore

February 28, 2018


Filed under Jacqueline Beaufore, Laurel Schmidt, News

Members of the HHS Speech and Debate Club attended a competition at Stanford University Feb. 9-11. 17 students participated in the competition and many of them placed extremely well, club member and junior Govind Menon said. The Stanford Invitational is the largest and one of the most competitive t...

Students celebrate diversity through Multicultural Night

Students celebrate diversity through Multicultural Night

By Eileen Chih

February 15, 2018


Filed under Eileen Chih, News

Various clubs of different backgrounds came together for Multicultural Night on Jan. 9 to share their heritage. Students experienced different ethnic and religious traditions by enjoying different exotic foods and engaging in activities hosted by the clubs. There were also performances from the dance ...

FUHSD aligns bell schedules district-wide

By Renee Wang

January 31, 2018


Filed under News, Renee Wang

Incoming and current students will experience a revamped bell schedule beginning in the 2018-19 school year. Changes include a new start time and three instead of four tutorials per week. However, total tutorial time distributed throughout the week remains the same. The new schedule also removes t...

Kim’s night to remember

Kim’s night to remember

By Batool Al-Jabiry

January 17, 2018


Filed under Batool Al-Jabiry, News, Riley Anderson

The girl's varsity basketball team hosted “Kim Night” in memory of the honorable Kimberly Nuestro on Friday, Jan. 12, 2018. A small table was set up in the student center with Kim’s basketball jersey, flowers and pictures of her. Blue and gold paper streamers decorated the entranceway of the gym. The b...

“SafetyChick” Kathleen Baty’s college safety guide

By Renee Wang

January 16, 2018


Filed under News, Renee Wang

The PTSA welcomed personal safety and crime prevention expert Kathleen Baty to present on various aspects of college safety, with issues ranging from the danger social media poses, sexual assault prevention and date-rape drugs. The new speaker series program was spearheaded by PTSA Executive Vice Pres...

Band marches through the Rose Parade

Band marches through the Rose Parade

By Harley Anderson and Brandon Welty

January 12, 2018


Filed under Brandon Welty, Harley Anderson, News

The marching band made their first appearance at the 129th Rose Parade in Pasadena, CA, on Jan. 1. Along with performing at the parade, the band also took part in the parade’s theme “Making a Difference” by performing for the children at Shriners Hospital in Pasadena. Copies of senior Amanda Su...

Future Physicians of America hosts guest speaker

Future Physicians of America hosts guest speaker

By Katelyn Pan

December 10, 2017


Filed under Katelyn Pan, News

Future Physicians of America (FPA) hosted guest speaker Dr. Douglas Sidell on Dec. 8, in their last meeting of the first semester. Sidell gave advice to students who were interested in pursuing a medical career, and shared his personal journey from medical school student to director and assistant prof...