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FUHSD launches new school websites

FUHSD launches new school websites

By Aishwarya Jayadeep

September 7, 2018


Filed under Aishwarya Jayadeep, News, Showcase

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...

Homestead vs. Branham Photo Gallery

Homestead vs. Branham Photo Gallery

By Brandon Welty, Senior Photography Editor

September 2, 2018


Filed under Brandon Welty, Multimedia, Photos Galleries, Showcase, Sports

Last Friday, the Mustangs played against Branham High School in a non-league game. JV lost with a score of 14-30, while Varsity lost with a score of 27-49. Key players for Varsity were Aaron Odour (12), Harold Rucker III (11) and Jared Wade (11). You can watch a sports recap video of the Varsity ga...

Mustangs to play at Levi’s Stadium

By Isreal La Rue, Senior Sports Editor

August 10, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Israel La Rue, Showcase, Sports

The HHS football team will participate in the Levi’s Stadium High School Football Series this year, according to a press release from the stadium this morning. This is the fourth year of high school football teams playing at the 49ers’ relatively new stadium in Santa Clara. A double-header, the ...

The Class of 2018 Commencement Ceremony

The Class of 2018 Commencement Ceremony

By Brandon Welty

June 2, 2018


Filed under Brandon Welty, Multimedia, News, Showcase

"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...

Former WEA officer speaks about abusive relationships

By Batool Al-Jabiry

March 23, 2018


Filed under Batool Al-Jabiry, News, Showcase

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...

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


Filed under Harley Anderson, News, Renee Wang, Showcase

"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...

Khanna hosts youth focused town hall on gun control

By Lily Hartenstein

March 15, 2018


Filed under Lily Hartenstein, News, Showcase

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, Showcase

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...

Student Walk-Out Photo Gallery

March 14, 2018


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

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