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Senior Send-off 2017

Senior Send-off 2017

Jenn Zaratan

May 25, 2017


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Drowned out by college applications, preparing for college life itself has never been a particularly emphasized topic among seniors at Tino. “Senior Send-off,” a PTSA event in its third year, aimed to shift the focus from the more common college application workshops or presentations to one ...

Club Leadership Week

Club Leadership Week

Santosh Muralidaran, Features Assistant

May 22, 2017


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From May 15-19, 2017, the Clubs Commissioners of Cupertino High School's ASB (Associated Student Body) hosted it first annual Club Leadership Week. Composed of various workshops, seminars, and panels, the event sought to educate incoming and current club officers about effective club leadership. Eac...

Therapy Dogs at Cupertino High School

Therapy Dogs at Cupertino High School

Amy Zeng, Flipside Editor

May 22, 2017


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A long line of students stretched around the outside of the Wagon Wheel after school on Tuesday, which might have led onlookers to think that yet another AP test was taking place... if it weren’t for the excited grins of those waiting in line. Psychology Club partnered with local organization ...

How to Read the News

How to Read the News

Meilinda Sun

May 17, 2017


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In a day and age when "fake news" and misinformation are rampant — and disturbingly normalized — in both left- and right-wing circles, news literacy is increasingly important.

Fire Alarm Goes off Three Times

Fire Alarm Goes off Three Times

Nico Chilla

April 20, 2017


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        A collective cheer erupted across the quad today as the fire alarm began to sound nearing the end of brunch. In the following minutes, the entire student body herded in a large and disgruntled mass towards the field area of the school, where they waited for approximately 10 minutes before...

SpaceX Announces 2018 Moon Mission

SpaceX Announces 2018 Moon Mission

Xinyi Zhang and Sudarshan Kannan

March 8, 2017


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Founded in March of 2002, The Space Exploration Technologies Corporation, better known as SpaceX, is a private agency that designs and manufactures launch vehicles and spacecraft. On Feb. 27, SpaceX founder Elon Musk announced that the company has plans to send two volunteers on a trip to the moon by the fo...

Mr. Gilmore on The Price is Right

Mr. Gilmore on The Price is Right

Gene Kim, News Assistant

March 6, 2017


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Last Tuesday evening on CBS, Cupertino PE teacher James Gilmore was featured in an episode of The Price is Right, a successful and popular game show. In each episode, nine contestants compete to win prizes that range from cars to large amounts of money. Over 70 main games are played on the show, ...

Every 15 Minutes

Every 15 Minutes

Anshul Rajwanshi and Jenn Zaratan

March 4, 2017


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The Wednesday and Thursday mystery assemblies came as a shockingly unique experience for the upperclassmen. After a fifteen year hiatus, the Every 15 Minutes program returned to Cupertino High School to express an emotionally-fueled and heavy message about drunk driving. Over the course of two days...

Career Fair 2017

Career Fair 2017

Xinyi Zhang and Gene Kim

February 7, 2017


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On Feb. 3, Cupertino High School hosted its fourth annual Career Fair with the hope of galvanizing students to explore the many available job opportunities in the future. A total of 64 volunteer speakers delivered three 25-minute presentations to interested students, describing the prerequisites, procedures a...

Women’s March

Women’s March

Santosh Muralidaran

January 28, 2017


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On January 21, 2017, more than 5 million women in predominantly Washington D.C. but additionally over 500 U.S. and global cities marched in protest, which became known as the Women’s March on Washington. Following President Donald Trump’s inauguration,  these protesters marched for women’s rights, L...

Green Friday

Green Friday

Santosh Muralidaran

January 27, 2017


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     With the intent to promote the outdoors and nature rather than shopping and merchandise on Black Friday, the California State Park Foundation offered a limited amount of free “Green Day Passes” on Nov. 25, allowing pass holders to visit state parks for free. Over 13,000 passes were availab...

College Essay Lab

Xinyi Zhang

January 27, 2017


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       As the end of 2016 approaches, seniors across the district rush to complete their college applications on time while maintaining their busy daily schedules. Writing applications that will ultimately determine one’s future college is both physically and mentally taxing, but Cupertino High Sc...

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