Students Enjoy a Barbecue Filled Lunch

Amelia Chu

October 4, 2011
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As the bell rung, crowds of students joined lines that led into the amphitheater for the Up Your Scores Lunch, on Sept. 23, to celebrate a 19 point increase in the school's API score. In two separate lines, students were served... Read more »

Winter assembly ends early

Nicole Pham

December 19, 2009
Filed under News, Showcase

Students packed the gym for the winter assembly Dec. 18, but the annual event was cut earlier than in previous years. Student activities director Helen Paris released students ten minutes before first period was scheduled to start,... Read more »

ASB continues tradition with feasts

Htoo Htoo Lu

December 14, 2009
Filed under News, Photos, Showcase

Laughter. Hugs. Enthusiasm. Team work. There was a sense of unity as ASB leaders bonded with special education students by decorating cookies together. Rather than baking cookies during the allotted time, the sweets were prepared... Read more »

California law restricts vending machine content

Htoo Htoo Lu

November 13, 2009
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Major changes in the content of the vending machines have taken places in all high schools across California since the beginning of this school year. Large Gatorade bottles have been replaced by smaller, more expensive ones;... Read more »

Halloween rally draws largest crowd in 20 years

Keerthika Ramakrishnan

November 13, 2009
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The amphitheatre packed 500 to 600 students for the Halloween rally, and almost 800 students and faculty members were fed. “The Halloween rally at lunch on October 30th attracted the biggest crowd I have seen in all my... Read more »

ASB sells Christmas trees for a new marquee

Paige Castren

November 10, 2009
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ASB is selling Christmas trees to generate money to buy a color marquee. Activities director Helen Paris found out about this idea when she went to a leadership conference. The long-term goal is to have a color marquee installed... Read more »

Washington hosts first Paws for a Cause

Briana Terry

October 19, 2009
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At a goal of raising $4,000 to donate to the HERS Breast Cancer Foundation, our school gathered the community and its students together to spread the awareness of breast cancer. ASB secretary and senior Lauren Floro came up... Read more »

Teachers become substitutes

Alex Tyler

October 16, 2009
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Due to the financial troubles caused by the recession, the school budget from the district is projected to be cut even more than last year’s midyear cuts. In an effort to reduce teaching costs, class sizes were increased and... Read more »

Say goodbye to Hello Dance

Bach Phan

October 16, 2009
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The long standing tradition of the Hello Dance will not be part of the school year this year. The Hello Dance was going to feature new things. It was going to include a state of the art speaker system, which is supposed to... Read more »

PTSA plans with district to install ball courts

Paige Castren

October 16, 2009
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PTSA has plans to install two half basketball courts between the gym and the 50s wing, tetherball courts where the picnic tables by the pool are now, and a volleyball court by the E-building to encourage the implementation of... Read more »