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A quarantine day in a life of a student

A quarantine day in a life of a student

By Seoyoung Hwang and Mae Richardson

October 26, 2020

Videos courtesy of Karen Chow (@artiens28), Beatrice Ho (@happybeemole), Maggie Le (@magghehe) and Katherine Wang (@k.wang04)

Library opens for on-campus pickup

Place a hold on grab bags to discover new favorites!

By Miya Liu

October 23, 2020

To encourage students to read during virtual learning, Verna Grant, the new library media teacher, and Shannon Vakili, the library media specialist, have created a system to pick up library books from school by requesting them through the library website.  Students can place holds on up to five bo...

Coping with COVID-19: HHS students share organizational tips

Students have found different ways to organize themselves at home. This is sophomore Karina Lim's desk.

By Amber Birrel and Karuna Chandran

October 22, 2020

Online learning has forced many students to change their habits. For sophomore Emily Tumacder, doing school from home has led to issues with organization. “I find myself a lot less organized because I don't write in my planner as often,” sophomore Emily Tumacder said in a Zoom interview. “I oft...

Combatting struggles of homeless, underprivileged

With the combined efforts of many students in the HHS community, more and more hope is being provided to the homeless and the underprivileged.

By Macy Li

June 15, 2020

With the rise of the COVID-19 pandemic and the implementation of stay-at-home orders, the frenzied lives of many have come to a halt. For the vast majority of students, school and work now happen at home, within the confined safety of their walls. However, while many lives have slowed down, each day...

Quarantine Protests: Ill aimed discontent

 A system like quarantine is heavily reliant on the efforts of its participants. As residents of the country with the highest number of COVID-19 infections, Americans have a heavy responsibility to participate in the quarantine. Protests against the quarantine, which have flared up across the U.S. only help to prolong the virus’s stay in the U.S. and put the lives of many at risk.

By Dexter Tatsukawa

May 16, 2020

With over 1 million Americans infected, the U.S. now has the highest number of COVID-19 cases according to NPR. Even so, these numbers have not stopped some from protesting the measures used to keep them safe. According to The Orange County Register, between 2,500-3,000 people turned up in Huntington...

How to set up a bullet journal

How to set up a bullet journal

By Sara Shohoud

May 5, 2020

The boredom of quarantine has gotten to me. I have been passing time binge-watching Netflix shows and staying up for hours on end watching mediocre TikToks. I realized that I wanted to use this free time to be productive, and so I decided to start a bullet journal.  I had started one in the past but never comm...

No books, only digitized work

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, students and staff have turned to remote learning methods.

By Anika Karody

April 7, 2020

FUHSD announced on Friday, March 13 that all schools — in accordance with county guidelines — would close for three weeks to reduce the risk of staff and students contracting the novel COVID-19. The county’s health directive has since extended the closure to May 1, according to NBC Bay Area. S...

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...