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New Assessment Will Enhance Test Experience In The Future

Alexea Malaletkin, Editorial Editor

October 27, 2013

Filed under Opinion

The time has come for state testing to get an update. California has made the decision to join a majority of the nation, as well as several other regions, in introducing the Common Core State Standards Initiative (CCSS) for t...

Limit on Zero Period Explained

Brittany Christensen, Editor-in-Chief

September 30, 2013

Filed under Opinion

Extracurriculars and electives such as ASB, dance, drama and sports ultimately make it difficult for students to arrange their schedules in ways that fit their preferred classes. Zero period courses, therefore, are offered as a u...

Cutting and Reckless Driving Cause Concern

Jenna Clemente, Staff Writer

September 21, 2013

Filed under Opinion

Cutting in front of everyone else to get to school on time is selfish and just makes the traffic problem worse for everyone. With more students than SJHHS has ever had, both students and parents are faced with an outrageous ...

Trash of the Classes: Changes from 2012

Brittany Christensen, Editor-in-Chief

May 1, 2013

Filed under Opinion

Clash of the Classes has been a school tradition since SJHHS opened, and the festivities that come along with it bring a break from routine and some healthy competition for students. Last year, however, the classes got out ...

Family Problems Affect Students Schooling

Jenna Clemente, Editorial Editor

May 1, 2013

Filed under Opinion

Nowadays, fifty percent of all children born to married parents will deal with divorce before they are 18. Forty-three percent of children grow up without fathers. In modern day America, it is no longer considered taboo to b...

Which Year of High School is Hardest?

Olivia Johnson, Kayla Parker-Discala, Jenna Clemente, and Agafaye Victorino

May 1, 2013

Filed under Opinion

Freshmen Year By Olivia Johnson It is hard to say which year of high school is hardest when you are just a freshman. In fact, it is practically impossible. But hey, freshmen have to hold their own. Now of course, academic...

Trash of the Classes

Trash of the Classes

April 5, 2013

Craiglist Creepers

Olivia Johnson, Art Graphic Editor

March 27, 2013

Filed under Feature, Opinion

Craigslist, a website that classifies advertisements and allows people to buy and sell things from furniture to human teeth, can be more dangerous than you think. Monthly, Craigslist receives 60 billion page views from people all o...

The Risks of Body Piercing

Olivia Johnson, Art Graphic Editor

March 27, 2013

Filed under Feature, Opinion

To some people the idea of sticking needles through a layer of skin is horrifying, but to others it’s simply a way of self expression. Present day, you can pierce almost any part of your body, but wrongs in piercings can potentia...

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Snapchat

March 27, 2013