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AP Classroom App to be Used on AP Tests

AP Classroom App to be Used on AP Tests

Evan Jones, Staff Writer April 30, 2021

This year, College board has administered new software to prevent increased risk of cheating due to the fact that many students will be taking their exams online.  Online AP testing this year will...

The COVID pandemic has been a struggle across the globe. In the process of recovering from the pandemic, there has developed an issue of vaccination inequity. While the U.S. and the U.K. are distributing vaccines at relatively fast rates, many other countries are experiencing setbacks in the vaccination process.

Vaccination Inequity Is Becoming A Major Global Issue

Samantha Freeman, Staff Writer April 29, 2021

The United States vaccine rollout has been relatively fast and effective compared to other countries. As of April 24th, about 28% of the U.S. population has been fully vaccinated. The U.S. and the U.K....

Candidates like Kate Jarvis made posters to hang up around campus in order to raise awareness for their campaigns and connect with students on the hybrid schedule.

ASB Elections Run Smoothly in Chaotic Year

Sandhya Ganesan, News Editor April 29, 2021

In preparation for the next school year, ASB held elections for ASB officer positions for the 2021-2022 school year utilizing virtual campaigns.  “Students have turned to campaigning more via social...

State Testing Partially Canceled for Juniors, Local Assessments for Seniors

State Testing Partially Canceled for Juniors, Local Assessments for Seniors

Jack O'Connor, Co Editor-in-Chief April 27, 2021

Following the April 21 Board Meeting, the CUSD Board called for local assessments to be cancelled for all grade levels excluding juniors. While the California Science Test was canceled for juniors and...

COVID 19 in OC Update

COVID 19 in OC Update

Alyssa Morrone, Staff Writer April 19, 2021

Currently, Orange County remains at Orange Tier status regarding COVID-19 according to the Orange County COVID-19 Dashboard. This means that we are on tier three of a 1 to 4 scale, 1 being widespread and...

With new CDC guidelines, SJHHS is planning to reopen campus and combine both the gold and navy cohorts in a four-day week schedule. Students still need to cover up with masks and social distance, but instead of the previous six feet rule, the space has decreased to only three feet apart.

Reopening the Door for In-Person Learning

Ella Villar and Sandhya Ganesan April 16, 2021

With Orange County being one of areas with the lowest infection rate in the nation, schools have begun on the road to normalcy.  San Juan Hills has announced in an email that hybrid schedules will...

The class of 2019 graduates from SJHHS on June 6. Students who received a 4.0 or above are seated at the front in white robes, while the rest are behind them in blue. Seniors this year hopefully will get an in-person graduation with some changes to make it safe for everyone.

Graduation for the Class of 2021

Isabella Mahar, Opinion Editor April 12, 2021

With the chaos of this school year, graduation has been something far in the future. Now that it is nearing, seniors are more curious as to what it will look like. SJHHS is planning to have in-person graduation...

Picture from the SOS website, which includes all of the information regarding registration and organization of Walk For Wellness this year.

SOS Hosts Virtual “Walk” to Encourage a Positive Mental Health Discussion

Eva Smedeby, Arts and Entertainment Editor March 23, 2021

Non-profit organization SOS(Project Strength Over Silence), gathers virtually to support their objective of encouraging individuals to make mental health a positive and uplifting discussion.  Usually...

AP Testing starts soon and students will soon delve deep into their textbooks studying for the test.

Changes to AP Testing Coming This Year

Evan Jones, Staff Writer March 22, 2021

Recently, there have been multiple alterations to the AP Testing format and plans for this year.  AP Coordinator, Justin Elenes, sent out an email on Friday, March 5 to all students. It contained multiple...

The initial school shutdown caused the district to alter their graduation requirements due to the transition to online school. Now that the district has reached a more normal year, the requirements will slowly change back to its original credits.

CUSD Adopts New Graduation Requirements

Ella Villar, Co-Editor-in-Chief March 19, 2021

At the February 17 board meeting, CUSD adopted new guidelines that will gradually return graduation requirements to what they looked like before Covid-19. “All current high school students will need...

There is a Women of Color Conference on March 20th and 21st to empower and inspire women of color during Women’s History Month. It’s being held online and is available for all individuals internationally to attend.

Students to Organize Women of Color Conference

Samantha Freeman, Staff Writer March 19, 2021

It’s Women’s History Month, and student-led organizations are hosting a Women of Color (WOC) Conference to empower girls and give them the tools they need to express their voices.  The Conference...

After receiving a vaccination at CVS, patients are required to remain 15 minutes to see if an adverse reaction occurs. They are given stickers with the time they are allowed to leave written on them.

District Vaccine POD Closes

Evan Jones, Staff Writer March 11, 2021

In spite of efforts to fix the scheduling problems with Capistrano Unified’s vaccine POD (point of dispensing) located at Capistrano Valley High School, it closed last Friday, March 5. “This morning...

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