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Team A takes poses before winning the final round of the Santa Clara County competition against Prospect High
School, which allowed them to qualify for the Teach Democracy CRF Mock Trial state competition. Photo used with permission from Mark Shem

Mock Trial team competes at CRF California Competition

Erin Fitzpatrick, Staffer April 1, 2024

What you need to know: Mock Trial covers the case of People vs Clark in a state competition.  Mock Trial places 13th at the Teach Democracy CRF Mock Trial in Los Angeles, marking their first...

Volunteers pick up recycled paper weekly from different
classrooms and collect them in a larger bin by the
basketball courts.

FUHSD implements new recycling program across schools

Alex Cotterel, Staffer April 1, 2024

What you need to know: The FUHSD Climate Collective is taking action to improve sustainability throughout the district with a Recycling Initiative. The Recycling Initiative collects recycling...

Students visit booths to learn about volunteer and job opportunities and mental health resources.

City of Cupertino and Intra-District council host Teen Resouce Fair

Olivia Yuan, Staffer April 1, 2024

What you need to know:  The Teen Resource Fair took place at Main Street, Cupertino on March 16. Organized by the City of Cupertino and the FUHSD Intra-District Council’s Wellness Council,...

Read to learn about events regarding school, local, national and international news. Photo used with permission from Amanda Jin, Photo by Jeff Chiu/Ap, Photo by J. Scott Applewhite/Ap, Photo by Alexander Zemlianichenko/AP

Campus, community and world events to note

Anushka Anand, Managing Editor April 1, 2024

School:  Lynbrook Science Olympiad participated in the Santa Clara County Regional Championship at Milpitas High School, where 36 teams from 22 high schools across the country competed.    Lynbrook’s...

Officers of Students for Literacy, a club that encourages interest in literature, promotes their organization to attract new members. Photos used with permission from Ella Yuan and Anish Lakkapragada

Technology and literature clubs merge to join common interests

Rohan Kakhandiki, Staffer April 1, 2024

What you need to know: Due to issues in attendance and content, two pairs of clubs have decided to merge Web development and mobile development merged due to the two having similar content...

The design of the students model rocket on the online RockSim simulator. Photo used with permission from Meadow Shen.

Students join world’s largest rocket-building competition

Emily Pedroza, Features Editor April 1, 2024

What you need to know: Seven students from Engineering and Aeronautics clubs are participating in the American Rocketry Challenge, the world’s largest rocket-building competition  The final...

Rep. Ro Khanna hosts antisemitism town hall

Rep. Ro Khanna hosts antisemitism town hall

Myles Kim and Robert Yu March 18, 2024

What you need to know: District 17 Rep. Ro Khanna hosted an antisemitism town hall, in light of recent antisemitism incidents that have occurred across the Bay Area. Students from neighboring...

Students gain firsthand work experience through the job shadow
program, where they get to work with professionals in the field.
Photo used with permission from Mimi Wong.

PTSA revives job shadowing opportunities after four years

Yvonne Wu, Staffer March 11, 2024

What you need to know: The Job Shadow Program will be held Monday, March 18 for the first time since its cancellation four years ago due to COVID-19. Some hosts carried over from previous years...

Recent school, community, national and international news.
Photo used with permission from Amy Liu, Freepik, Pexels and AP News.

Campus, community and world events

Alexandra Wu, Staffer March 11, 2024

What you need to know: Culinary students will be eligible to participate in FBLA and DECA starting next semester. The Odysseus Moon lander landed and died out, but was able to provide scientific...

Four map scenarios have been drafted and are currently available to be voted on. The Board will use the community input to finalize the official Trustee Area Map for the November Elections.  
Photos used with permission from FUHSD CTAD and District Staff.

Board and Committee make progress towards trustee area map

Amanda Jin, Staffer March 11, 2024

What you need to know: The FUHSD District is going through the transition from At-Large Elections to By-Trustee Area elections which needs new map borders to be drawn. The CTAD Committee and...

Sen. Nancy Skinner, who authored SB 247 about Expulsions and Suspensions, speaking at a rally. The new law is slated to come into effect on July, 1, 2024. Photo used with permission from Jim Ratliff, Wikimedia Commons.

New California laws to go into effect in 2024-25

Vihaan Patel, Staffer March 11, 2024

What you need to know:  Many new laws were put into place at the start of 2024. New California Laws include a raise to the minimum wage, an update to high school suspension policies and...

The rate of homelessness in San Jose has greatly increased each year with the city reporting the highest numbers it has seen within the past year.

San Jose’s renewed efforts to combat homelessness

Emily Pedroza, Features Editor March 11, 2024

What you need to know: City leaders have renewed their efforts to alleviate the housing crisis: building new units of affordable housing, scaling up homelessness prevention assistance and expanding...

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