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The Foothill Dragon Press

The Student News Site of Foothill Technology High School

The Foothill Dragon Press

The Student News Site of Foothill Technology High School

The Foothill Dragon Press

Alaska’s Willow Project: How much of the Earth’s health are we willing to sacrifice to boost the economy?

Emma Ippolito, Assignment Editor | March 26, 2023

As roads are built, factories release pollutants into the air and plastic and wastewater plummet into our oceans, our environment's health has a shaky future. On March 13, 2023, the Biden administration...

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Food for thought: Reducing water footprint with our diets

Beatrice Barnes, Writer | March 16, 2023

It’s easy to be aware of the water we use for tasks like showering and watering the lawn, but when was the last time you thought about how much water it took to put food on your plate? The average person...

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A guide to Advanced Placement Physics

Claire Hadley, Writer | May 11, 2022

This article is a continuation of the Advanced Placement series that describes what to expect when diving into each college level course at Foothill Technology High School (Foothill Tech). If you are curious...

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A guide to Advanced Placement Environmental Science

Ryann Liddell, Writer | April 25, 2022

Every year at the beginning of the second semester, Foothill Tech students are asked to sign up for classes to take the following year. We decide on courses that sound interesting to us, or, in many cases,...

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Going green: The waste reduction project at Foothill Tech

Emilie Huovinen and Noelle Villaseñor | April 16, 2022

It’s no secret that walking the halls of Foothill Technology High School (Foothill Tech) means encountering an unsettling amount of trash scattered around the walkways, especially after nutrition break...

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The impact of climate change on our community

Melanie Hernandez and Emilie Huovinen | October 1, 2021

Climate change has always been a controversial topic especially since many are uninformed as this topic becomes more serious. Two science teachers at Foothill Technology High School (Foothill Tech), Mika...

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