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First virtual rally broadcasted to enhance school spirit

First virtual rally broadcasted to enhance school spirit

By Naomi Baron, Lia Klebanov, Mae Richardson, and Ariana Tejeda Moreno

September 28, 2020

As distance learning continues, ASB is working to keep the Mustang spirit alive through virtual rallies.  The first rally of the school year took place September 16 during the advisory period through a YouTube live stream. Despite the move to distance learning, ASB was excited to continue hosting rallies,...

HHS announces it will be moving to credit/no credit for remainder of semester

HHS will be moving the final semester grading system from letter grades to a binary credit/no credit system, according to an email and a frequently asked questions document sent to students and parents on Saturday, April 11. Here are some highlights from that email.

By Naomi Baron

April 17, 2020

HHS, along with every school in the district will be moving the final semester grading system from letter grades to a binary credit/no credit system, according to an  email and a frequently asked questions document sent to students and parents on Saturday, April 11.  The decision came after much deliberation and...

Family: a myriad of meanings

Family: a myriad of meanings

By Ritaja Subrahmanya

April 8, 2020

Human beings need connection. The connections formed from friendships and community often evolve into something else: a family. However, a family can be so much more than the traditional definition.  “Family is a group of people that live with you in your heart,” freshman Leslie Gray said. “E...

Transition into online classes increases communication, possible loss of educational experience

Both before and during the rapid developments of the pandemic, the school has prepared for online classes through technology assistance and cooperation with staff and students.

By Dexter Tatsukawa

April 5, 2020

Ten days after a complete school shutdown was announced, classes sprang back to life online. During that 10-day period, the staff spent time preparing for the massive amount of resources the transition would require, principal Greg Giglio said. “[Santa Clara County] had been working with and talking with t...

Varsity boys basketball ends season with CCS qualification

Alex Harris (12) makes a jump shot at the CHS game on Jan. 10.

By Allen Zhang

March 12, 2020

Varsity boys basketball ended their regular season with a record of 14-10, allowing them to qualify for CCS.  Although the basketball team experienced great success, players agree there is room for improvement. Opinions about how well the basketball season went differed greatly. Head varsity coa...