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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

Model UN’s biggest event of the year

By Laurel Schmidt

December 7, 2017

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

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

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...