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Japanese Martial Artists: Megu Kanzawa, Kotomi Inaba

Japanese Martial Artists: Megu Kanzawa, Kotomi Inaba

Megumi Ondo

October 9, 2019

People all around the world love to exercise and participate in sports regardless of their age, gender, or skills. While sports such as basketball or soccer may be popular, here in most of the world, there are students at CHS who play a more uncommon sport. Sophomores Megu Kanzawa and Kotomi Inaba both...

Kristine McLaughlin – Athlete of the Month

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...

Prepare for Sports Season (satire)

Ariana Fahri

October 6, 2019

1. Get inspired: In order to focus on your sport season preparation, unfollow all the people who don’t inspire you to keep up that daily grind or remind you to work on your biceps. Serious athletes cannot afford distractions about boba drinks and friends. #Sorrynotsorry. Post motivational captions...

Uneven Distribution of Money in Sports

Krithika Venkatasubramanian

October 6, 2019

Fueled by the competitive nature of sports at Cupertino High School, rumors that individual sports teams are being favored over others have been spreading around the student-athlete population. In particular, the perceived difference between funding received by sports teams, especially with regards to...

Why are some Freshmen swimming and others not?

Sohini Karmakar

September 23, 2019

Swimming, the new sport for incoming high school students was something that excited each and every one of them. As exciting as it may sound, this year will be the first year where some classes may not receive the chance to participate in the swimming unit.. The lack of opportunity for swimming to ma...

Cupertino Field Hockey Wins Big at Longhorn Roundup

Cupertino Field Hockey Wins Big at Longhorn Roundup

Angela Ma

September 20, 2018

On Saturday, Sept. 8, Cupertino High School’s field hockey team competed in the Longhorn Roundup hosted by Leigh High School. Cupertino triumphed over all four schools in their pool, taking home the “Varsity Pool Champion” plaque. The team’s exceptional performance allowed them to win 3 -...

The Benefits of Acupuncture Therapy for Athletes

The Benefits of Acupuncture Therapy for Athletes

Caroline Gee

June 18, 2018

As senior Aaron Ho described the feeling of having needles jabbed into his skin, he made the process sound surprisingly idyllic. After tearing a tendon in his knee, Ho eagerly tried out acupuncture at the request of his mother. Acupuncture is a form of Chinese medicine in which practitioners insert thin needl...

Cheer Decides Not to Attend Nationals

Cheer Decides Not to Attend Nationals

Kavya Gupta

February 12, 2018

       Cupertino School’s cheer team has been selected to compete in the annual USA Spirit Nationals taking place in Anaheim later this February after qualifying in countless regional competitions. Every year, hundreds of spirited high school cheerleading teams compete to place in the annual USA chee...

Helmet Game

Helmet Game

Claire Warner, Tal Ashkenazi, and Sydney Liao

January 1, 2018

        The Helmet Game is one of the most popular football games of the season; however, only a few people are aware of its origins. Although Monta Vista and Cupertino had been rivals for many years, the competitive spirit intensified in the 1980s, when both schools developed high-performing baske...

Work Out Music

Work Out Music

Aashna Shah

November 2, 2017

Listening to music while you work out has been an activity many have come to enjoy. Not only does it make working out more fun, but also has a positive effect on workout regimes since many studies have proven that people work harder when listening to upbeat music, as well as helping keep pace while runn...

Student Athletes Who Quit Their Sports

Yooni Park

November 2, 2017

A significant number of students at Cupertino High School participate in team sports. However, a large fraction of this group discontinue their athletic careers before college. Student-athletes who have a strong passion for their sport and plan to sustain their role as an athlete most likely continue...

New Coaches

New Coaches

Sydney Liao

October 4, 2017

Each year, things change at school, and suddenly, there’s a lot of “new stuff.” A new curriculum, new pencils, new buildings, new lunch menu, new backpack, new schedule. What about new coaches? The girls varsity soccer, cheer, and boys varsity water polo teams are just several welcoming new coac...

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