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Japanese culture celebrated with karaoke social at CHS

Japanese culture celebrated with karaoke social at CHS

By Dexter Tatsukawa

December 14, 2018

S ong filled CHS’s cafeteria this Nov. 30. The school hosted an annual karaoke social which featured performances of songs sung exclusively in Japanese by students and teachers. The event brought together students and teachers from all over the district to watch and compete in a friendly two-hour ...

Mayor Glenn Hendricks shows students relationship between government, economics

Mayor Glenn Hendricks shows students relationship between government, economics

By Steven Lefaive

December 13, 2018

S unnyvale’s mayor, Glenn Hendricks, partnered with FBLA to deliver a presentation to students about the balance between politics and economics in the city of Sunnyvale. The mayor’s speech took place during lunch on Thursday, Nov. 15, American Enterprise Day, and was organized by Americ...

Mock Trial allows students to explore the field of law

By Shruti Magesh

December 8, 2018

M ock trial works to educate students on the law, through real-life trial simulations and other preparations. “Mock trial deals closely with the law aspects of trial and also deals closely with thinking on your feet,” Katie Rizkalla, Co-Vice President of Mock Trial, said. Mock trial me...

Police called in to resolve altercation on campus

By Renee Wang

November 20, 2018

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

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 10, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

"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...