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Students receive cupcakes from ASB celebrating 20 years of Foothill

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...

Incoming freshmen being prepared to explore Foothill for the first time

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...

Colleges and universities across California became the  most popular option for the graduating class of 2019.

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...

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...

Seniors graciously accept their various honors.

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...

As tradition always goes, the Senior class gathers in the quad to celebrate Academic Signing day.

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...

Students prepare for the first-ever minority panel on Mon., May 20.

“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...

Students dance late into the night.

“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...

The AED that is now available on campus

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...

First place winners, The Swinging Boys, celebrate with smiles and hugs.

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...

Noelle Basta '19 focuses intently on her chalk piece.

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...

Erin Prewitt describing the emotional loss with her husband being absent.

Erin Prewitt and Trevor Quirk illustrate the dangers of intoxicated driving

Lauren Shields and Anna Lapteva April 26, 2019

During the extended second period on April 24, the senior class assembled in Spirito Hall to attend a presentation given by Erin Prewitt, who is the wife of late Chris Prewitt, and her lawyer, Trevor Quirk....

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