The Prospector

Sarah Pollans
October 6, 2019

To My Childhood Innocence: Where did the time go? Where did you go? It seems like just yesterday you were right by my side, hand in hand. You slipped away so silently, I don’t even remember you leaving, but from the emptiness in my hand, I am sure you are gone now. I still remember all of the time we spent together. Every recess on the playground, eating lunch at the picnic benches, quietly reading the back of the class. From kindergarten to the beginning of middle school, you were there. You...

Amir Iravani
October 6, 2019

Was there ever a time when you had an idea and wanted to start a business? Or wondered how interesting it would be to start one? Well, I did just that over the summer at Leangap--I created an idea into a real company with my team. Leangap, a high-school startup incubator, located at UC Berkeley, is regarded as one of the most prestigious programs among other incubators, such as MIT Launch and Quarterzero. Despite its distinction, it had a few questions to be completed half-a-year before the program....

Alexandria Hunt
October 6, 2019

Athletes are often susceptible to injury, but it is rare for athletes to face injuries that cause them to regain their motor skills. One athlete who has come across this fate is Kristine McLaughlin, a junior at Cupertino High School on the girls’ varsity volleyball team. She previously tore her anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), a knee ligament, and has overcome many difficulties during her recovery to get back into playing volleyball. Kristine McLaughlin began playing volleyball when she was...

Ending the Stigma Against Career Over Passion

Leo Rassieur
May 30, 2018

“Take senior year easy, and just focus on the things that you are truly passionate about,” is probably the phrase most likely to cause juniors at CHS to tune out the rest of the conversation. But it isn’t our fault; many students at our school have grown tired of the same-old-same-old adages advising against doing things solely intended to advance their academic careers. We hear our teachers...

CHS Basketball Defeats Oakland Tech at CCS

Suchetha Kalluri
March 10, 2019

Tuesday, February 26, 2019, was an important day for Cupertino High School’s basketball team, with a monumental win in a new tournament. The varsity team played at the Norcal basketball tournament in Oakland, Calif., winning against Oakland Tech with a fantastic upset. The road to this victory was not easy. The team made it to the critical Central Coast Section (CCS) tournament but lost in the...

Sydney Liao
September 29, 2019

Juliet Shearin
September 17, 2019

Dear College Board…

October 6, 2019

Cyclical Trends

October 4, 2019

Environmentalism in Popular Music

October 4, 2019

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Quiz: Which Club Should You Join?

September 17, 2019

Which “Friends” Character Are You?

Which “Friends” Character Are You?

May 17, 2017

How Staff Savvy are you?

How Staff Savvy are you?

May 9, 2017

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Uneven Distribution of Money in Sports

October 6, 2019

Why are some Freshmen swimming and others not?

September 23, 2019

Cupertino Field Hockey Wins Big at Longhorn Roundup

Cupertino Field Hockey Wins Big at Longhorn Roundup

September 20, 2018

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We are a student-run publication at Cupertino High School. We develop and distribute eight print issues every year as well as post regularly here on our online site.
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