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Fwd:Love spreads positivity before finals

Fwd:Love spreads positivity before finals

By Gianella Ordonez and Katie Fung

May 28, 2018

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

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

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...

Former WEA officer speaks about abusive relationships

By Batool Al-Jabiry

March 23, 2018

Women's Empowerment Ambassadors (WEA) hosted a meeting at lunch on Thursday, March 15 with a former club officer, Tingyee Chang. Chang is a junior at the University of Southern California and is currently studying public policy. She chose to discuss this topic, she said, because of a roommate who had recently got...

Movie night makes debut

March 21, 2018

The class of 2021 and 2020 class officers hosted the school’s first ever Movie Night on March 9. “We wanted to boost school spirit before Battle of the Classes (BOTC) and create a fun event that wasn’t a dance because we already have so many dances,” sophomore secretary Sophia Chen said. Th...

Students march to protest gun violence at nationwide walkout

Students march to protest gun violence at nationwide walkout

By Harley Anderson and Renee Wang

March 18, 2018

"Something needs to be done,” sophomore Ellora Lasker said. Lasker was one of many students who participated in the National School Walkout in the wake of the recurring mass shootings. The nationwide protest, with goals to invoke change in the current gun laws, was slated to last 17 minutes...

Choir receives perfect score at CMEA

By Riley Anderson

March 17, 2018

O n March 10 HHS Choir performed at the California State Music Association (CMEA) festival hosted at Saratoga High School. The group achieved the highest possible scoring of unanimous superior. A unanimous superior is when all three of the judges give the performance a perfect score, Senior Iv...

New off-campus club addresses diversity in books

By Leiyonee Bose

March 16, 2018

J unior Jane Andrews has recently started a new club off-campus called DiversiTea. The club was created to address how books today should be more diverse. DiversiTea is a book club that meets in the Cupertino public library and is open for all to join. It is not affiliated with the school, Andrews said...

Khanna hosts youth focused town hall on gun control

By Lily Hartenstein

March 15, 2018

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

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

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

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