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Visual Concert 2018 | Band, Color Guard & Orchestra

Visual Concert 2018 | Band, Color Guard & Orchestra

Sydney Liao

May 30, 2018


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On Wednesday, May 23, crowds of students and parents gathered at Cupertino High School’s Robert Gomez Center to watch the CHS Band, Orchestra, Percussion and Color Guard perform the annual Band Visual Show. As the last show of the school year, as well as a tribute to graduating seniors and an ...

Voter Registration Party

Voter Registration Party

Tal Ashkenazi

May 15, 2018


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        On the 27th of April, the Fremont Union High School District held a party to celebrate 200 students registering to vote. Those who attended were very happy at the outcome due to the significance of youth interest in politics. “You’re better equipped to take on challenges in front of ...

Effects of Facebook Data Breach on the CHS Population

Effects of Facebook Data Breach on the CHS Population

Henry Zhang

May 14, 2018


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        Since 2014, the political marketing firm Cambridge Analytica had been collecting Facebook user data. The data was gathered through a third-party quiz application and then shared with Cambridge Analytica. Those who took the quiz were notified beforehand that their profile information would...

Senior Farewell Rally

Senior Farewell Rally

Michelle Ma and Jennifer Zaratan

May 5, 2018


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For the first time in recent years, the traditional May rally has been replaced by a “Senior Send-off” rally. This new rally designates each grade as the previous homecoming theme of the graduating class, with freshmen as the class of 2018’s most recent “Wild Wild West,” and the seniors as the...

Anusha Kuchibhotla Attends the March for Our Lives

Anusha Kuchibhotla Attends the March for Our Lives

Santosh Muralidaran

April 25, 2018


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On March 24, 2018, CHS senior Anusha Kuchibhotla was one of the few CHS students to attend the March for Our Lives in San Jose, Calif. The March for Our Lives was a march that occurred in many different cities across the United States to advocate for stricter federal gun control laws. It organized in r...

Shooter Threat

Shooter Threat

Yooni Park and Anthony Zhu

April 7, 2018


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        On Mar. 27, 2018, Cupertino High School saw a second threat in a span of less than a month. During lunch, there was a school-wide announcement stating that students and staff must evacuate the campus immediately. The ASB office received multiple phone calls stating that there were armed s...

Update on Pioneers to Panthers

Update on Pioneers to Panthers

Xinyi Zhang and Kenneth Jeon

March 6, 2018


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        From mid-August to early September last year, Category 4 storm Hurricane Harvey struck Central America and the United States. The Texas coast was one of the areas hit hardest, with Houston experiencing over 48 inches of cumulative rain, according to The New York Times. After contacting he...

CHS Staff Visits Museum of Tolerance

CHS Staff Visits Museum of Tolerance

Ashley Kang

February 12, 2018


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        On the Thursday and Friday preceding Martin Luther King Jr. Day weekend, a total of 33 Cupertino High School staff members were absent. Contrary to popular belief, this vacancy was not a grand coincidence. Instead, teachers and administrators attended a grant-funded trip to the Museu...

Advanced Drama Showcase

Advanced Drama Showcase

Saagar Sanghavi

January 31, 2018


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        With the Advanced Drama Showcase coming up this Thursday, Feb. 1st, actors and performers have been hard at work to create what is anticipated to be an incredible experience. Tickets are $5 at the door. The performance serves as a bridge between the Cupertino Actors Theater (CAT) team and t...

New “College-Prep” Classes

New “College-Prep” Classes

Kavya Gupta

November 20, 2017


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     This August, as Cupertino High School students received their course schedules, many were surprised to see classes different from the ones they had finalized in April. They were later informed that during the summer of 2017, the administrators at CHS decided to prefix the titles of Chemistry,...

Halloween Haunted House

Halloween Haunted House

Ashley Kang and Esha Radhakrishnan

November 4, 2017


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While interviewing people who had just exited the Halloween-themed open house, The Prospector’s staff was abruptly interrupted by a concerned parent. “Excuse me, but exactly how scary was the house?” she asked. Having just finished running through the maze screaming, we hesitantly assured that...

Kelly Ho and Ethan Hsiao are Siemens Finalists

Kelly Ho and Ethan Hsiao are Siemens Finalists

Varun Shenoy

November 3, 2017


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        Every year, thousands of high school students passionate about science submit graduate-level research papers to the prestigious Siemens Competition. This year, 491 students  were recognized as semifinalists and 101 have been selected as regional finalists to proceed to the regional leve...

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