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Model UN’s biggest event of the year

By Laurel Schmidt

December 7, 2017

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The HHS Model United Nations (MUN) club attended a conference at Stanford University for the first time. This conference lasted a total of three days, from Nov. 10-12. 16 MUN members attended. The Stanford Model UN Conference (SMUNC) is one of the largest conferences that HHS MUN has attended, MUN Pr...

College information fair held for all students

By Laurel Schmidt

December 4, 2017

Filed under Laurel Schmidt, News

Photo by Laurel Schmidt A large variety of students came to the college fair, ranging from freshmen to seniors. A variety of colleges came to the HHS cafeteria from out-of-state for a college informational fair on Nov. 29.  Around 20 colleges from all over the country, including both private...

AP statistics classes under investigation

By Gianella Ordoñez

December 4, 2017

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Over the past two weeks, an ongoing investigation of two AP Statistics classes has been occurring, regarding an incident where students were caught cheating on an exam. AP statistics teacher Angie Esswein declined an interview on the situation but did comment on her initial reaction. “Cheat...

HHS recognizes Transgender Day of Remembrance

HHS recognizes Transgender Day of Remembrance

By Thomas Denome

November 20, 2017

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Before morning announcements commenced on Monday, HHS recognized Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR).  Assistant Principal Denae Nurnberg first explained the significance of the day, then led the school in a few seconds of silence. “We use this day to remember those we have lost and serves a...

SJ Kincaid makes an appearance at HHS

By Leiyonee Bosé

November 8, 2017

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On Oct. 30, author SJ Kincaid visited HHS. Students had the chance to meet her and get to know more about her background and her books and to get their own copies  autographed. Kincaid started the meeting off with astory about how she became a writer. Kincaid started writing creatively when s...

On-campus construction update

By Daniel Chung

November 8, 2017

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With the construction of the Innovation Hub underway, other parts of the HHS campus will soon be under renovation as well. The A Building houses the main office, ASB, leadership, the College and Career Center and numerous other student resources on the first floor. The A Building also houses a few math clas...

‘Light the Night’ unites campus

By Katelyn Pan

November 4, 2017

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Every year, HHS Cancer Society participates in “Light the Night,” an event by Leukemia and Lymphoma Society that raises funds for the organization. “[The event] is held at the Avaya Stadium,” Club Activities Director Jozie Yen said. “Anyone who wants to participate can go.” The event att...

Students unite against bullying

By Batool Al-Jabiry

October 27, 2017

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To celebrate National Bullying Prevention Month, students participated in the second annual Unity Day at HHS. Students and staff were encouraged to wear orange to school to spread the message of support, hope and unity. The event started as a way to unite against bullying and for acceptance. PAC...

BAYCO Resume Building Workshop provides support

BAYCO Resume Building Workshop provides support

By Brandon Welty

October 26, 2017

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T he BAYCO (Bay Area Youth Career Opportunities) Resume Building Workshop took place on October 14 at FHS. Students from all five schools in the FUHSD district were invited to attend to learn more about resume-building from professionals from Fenwick & West, LinkedIn and Stanford University. Accordin...

HHS participates in Great California Shakeout

By Thomas Denome

October 19, 2017

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Following the daily bulletin on Thursday, HHS participated in the Great California Shakeout, a worldwide earthquake drill that occurs yearly on Oct. 19. Dean Steven Puccinelli came on the loudspeaker to announce the drill. The annual shakeout takes place around the same date as the infamous 1989 ...

STEM fair offers beneficial information to students

By Gianella Ordonez

October 13, 2017

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The Silicon Valley STEM College and Career Fair took place this past weekend on Sunday. Many students and parents attended to learn about various colleges, programs and careers in STEM. Colleges and universities from across America and overseas were present to give more insight on their specific STEM programs for aspiring students ...