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Class of 2023 starts off with a bang at freshman “Start Strong Rally”

Class of 2023 starts off with a bang at freshman “Start Strong Rally”

Ethan Sequeira, Reporter

September 9, 2019

On Friday, Sept. 6, the freshmen of Foothill participated in the annual Start Strong Rally. This event, "which is exclusive to freshmen,” is about bonding with fellow classmates along with learning more about the campus. First, the Class of 2023 was escorted to Spirito Hall where they got “hyped up,”...

Foothills 2019 to 2020 school year kicked off with annual “No Backpack Day”

Foothills 2019 to 2020 school year kicked off with annual “No Backpack Day”

Adler Striegel, Ethan Sequeira, and Olivia Zoll

August 24, 2019

Students, new and old, said goodbye to summer and welcomed in the new school year on Wednesday, Aug. 21. But instead of being just an ordinary first day of school, Associated Student Body (ASB) put together the third annual “No Backpack Day." Students were instructed to leave their backpacks and binde...

Class of 2023 introduced to Foothill’s culture at freshmen orientation

Class of 2023 introduced to Foothill’s culture at freshmen orientation

Emma Yakel, Editor

August 17, 2019

The crisp morning air surrounded Foothill on Friday, Aug. 16 as the class of 2023 flooded the entrance where they prepared to attend the annual freshman orientation. With chattering voices and hopes of the next four years on their mind, the new students walked into Spirito Hall flocked by cheering te...

Grad Map 2019: Where are we going?

Grad Map 2019: Where are we going?

Jocelyn Brossia, Writer

June 16, 2019

As the school year comes to a close, Foothill's class of 2019 prepares to graduate. All throughout the United States and some even on performing on cruise ships, our student body prepares to travel far and wide. Click on pinpoints on the map above to view each location name, followed by the name(s) ...

Seniors seize opportunity to share passions, interests in yearly Dragon Talks

Seniors seize opportunity to share passions, interests in yearly Dragon Talks

Lillian Li, Writer

June 9, 2019

From topics like the panacea-like effects of music to the influence of implicit bias in the foster care system, the halls of Foothill Technology High School on Monday, June 3 were filled with the sound of anxious seniors presenting their eagerly-awaited Dragon Talks to the underclassmen. The uniquely Foothill “Dragon Talks” is a senior class project in which each student c...

Stars, glitter, balloons all around, seniors were the stars of the show at Senior Awards Night

Stars, glitter, balloons all around, seniors were the stars of the show at Senior Awards Night

Noelle Hayward, Reporter

June 2, 2019

Surrounded by stars, glitter and balloons dancing, seniors were the stars of the show on May 30, 2019, at the annual Senior Awards Night. Accompanied by their supportive friends and family members, the Class of 2019 strode down the isles and up the steps to the stage to receive recognition for their...

Academic Signing Day allows seniors to be celebrated, remembered

Academic Signing Day allows seniors to be celebrated, remembered

Emma Yakel, Reporter

May 27, 2019

  The sun beat down on eight rows of members of the Class of 2019 as they sat and waited to sign away their academic futures on May 24, 2019, during the third annual Academic Signing Day. An event designed for seniors who wanted to officially sign and commit to their chosen college in front o...

“Stories of Minorities:” first-ever minority panel illustrates hardships faced by Foothill’s minority students

“Stories of Minorities:” first-ever minority panel illustrates hardships faced by Foothill’s minority students

Anna Lapteva, Reporter

May 27, 2019

“Why aren’t you guys proud of us?” Jocelyn Soriano de Jesus ‘19 asked, the words tripping out of her mouth as the onset of tears made her voice quiver. “We work so hard.” Soriano de Jesus was referencing the lack of attention towards the accomplishments of students in Foothill’s Adva...

“Midsummer Night Masquerade Prom” unites students through music and dancing

“Midsummer Night Masquerade Prom” unites students through music and dancing

Dylan Mullaney and Naomi Schmitt

May 15, 2019

Anyone who’s watched a cheesy high school chick flick knows that prom has the potential be one of the biggest events of your high school career. On May 11, the “Midsummer Night Masquerade Prom” truly brought the magic to life. Filled with dazzling dresses and beaming lights, the Serra Center i...

Bioscience pushes for an AED, one is installed

Bioscience pushes for an AED, one is installed

Thomas Weldele and Mason King

May 8, 2019

4“Get an AED.” Two years ago, this is what the 911 dispatcher directed Jackie Fregoso ‘18 to do. However, there was no AED nearby. In her Junior year, Fregoso’s seat partner lost consciousness and collapsed during class. She immediately called 911 where she was recommended to use an auto...

Air Guitar’s summer bash melts away the stress of school

Air Guitar’s summer bash melts away the stress of school

Jill Vallance and Noelle Hayward

May 5, 2019

The sun played its role well in this year’s theme of Air Guitar: Summer Bash. The popularity of the annual, time-honored event can be seen from the waves of kids that wait to get into the school at 6 a.m. to secure a spot close to the stage一and this year was no different. Associated Student Body (ASB) member J...

Rain or shine, the chalk festival goes on

Rain or shine, the chalk festival goes on

Mason King and Noelle Hayward

May 3, 2019

Foothill students, sprawling across the halls with chalk-stained hands and imaginative minds, showed their creative sides as they crafted chalk masterpieces for the annual Chalk Festival. The festival was held on April 29 and 30, allowing for all participating students to take two days off from classes and ...

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