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Tournament of the Bands 2018

Tournament of the Bands 2018

Sudyut Yuvaraj

October 29, 2018

After a one-year hiatus, the Tournament of the Bands is back on in full swing. The event starts off with an extravagant parade down Stevens Creek Boulevard between Miller and Finch Ave. and is followed by a field show held in the CHS football stadium in the evening. A brief event known as Drill-Down...

Cupertino Diwali Festival 2018

Cupertino Diwali Festival 2018

Sucheta Kalluri

October 25, 2018

Memorial Park in Cupertino lit up with festivities on Saturday, October 13, 2018 for the 16th annual Bay Area Diwali Festival. Diwali, also known as the Festival of Light, celebrates the triumph of light over darkness, good over evil, knowledge over ignorance. The park was transformed into a huge party,...

A Community Divided: The Regnart Creek Trail

A Community Divided: The Regnart Creek Trail

Lawrence Fan

October 13, 2018

The following corrections were made to our Regnart Creek Trail Decision article that appeared in Issue 1 of our print magazine: 10-8-18-255-PM-Prospector-Corrections Below is the revised article. Aug. 21, 2018, marked the Cupertino City Council’s unanimous approval of the Regnart Creek Bike Trail, w...

Homecoming 2018 Wrap-up

Homecoming 2018 Wrap-up

Kenneth Jeon, Ariana Fahri, and Brandon Hong

October 11, 2018

Freshman Class of 2022 - High School Musical Sophomore Class of 2021 - Beauty and the Beast Unfortunately, we were unable to record footage for the 2021 Homecoming Rally. We apologize for this honest mistake. Junior Class of 2020 - Lion King

Cupertino High School’s 60th Anniversary

Cupertino High School's 60th Anniversary

Angela Ma

September 20, 2018

Many alumni and students made their way to Cupertino High School on Sept. 15 to celebrate the school’s 60th anniversary. The celebration included a pep rally with performances from the Golden Spurs Dance Team and the marching band, a welcome speech by principal Kami Tomberlain, guided tours of campus,...

Back to School Rally 2018

Back to School Rally 2018

Kenneth Jeon and Brandon Hong

September 19, 2018

The 2018 Back to School Rally took place on August 31st, 2018. It was a blacklight rally meaning it was all glow-in-the-dark with the overall theme of the rally being Arcade Games. The class themes were: FRESHMEN: Tetris SOPHOMORES: Space Invaders JUNIORS: Sonic SENIORS: Pac-Man ...

A Look into Cupertino Robotics’s Project Artemis

Picture taken by junior Shivani Sahni.

Jeffrey Xiong

September 17, 2018

At the end of the 2017-2018 school year, Cupertino High School juniors Tanvika Dasari and Ishika Shah created Project Artemis, a robotics outreach program hosted by Cupertino Robotics to increase inclusiveness for girls in robotics. Project Artemis consisted of two three-hour-long workshops after...

Visual Concert 2018 | Band, Color Guard & Orchestra

CHS Marching Band saxophone section celebrates their graduating seniors at the visual concert. Picture taken by Audrey Hou.

Sydney Liao

May 30, 2018

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

        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

        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

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 (left) attends the March for Our Lives event in San Jose.

Santosh Muralidaran

April 25, 2018

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...