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BYOD replaces 1:1 iPad program

BYOD replaces 1:1 iPad program

Asha Khanna, Senior Reporter

May 26, 2016

In a recent sophomore theology class of nine students, eight used personal laptops for classwork instead of iPads, confirming the high school’s transition to an ePack Bring Your Own Device Program starting next year. Students in both high schools will no longer lease school-owned iP...

Car break-in rates up in San Francisco

Car break-in rates up in San Francisco

Liana Lum, Editor-in-Chief

November 5, 2015

When sophomore Sophia Davari returned with her father to their parked car on Howard Street in the Financial District, they were met with shattered glass and not with the backpack Davari had left in the car containing her homework, laptop, Beats headphones, iPad, wallet and watch. “We saw an SF ...

iPad, iPhones users must update devices by Monday

iPad, iPhones users must update devices by Monday

March 13, 2014

Madeleine Denebeim, Sophia Slacik & Daniella Lucio Reporters All community members connected to the school’s network will be denied wifi access if they have not updated their iPads and iPhones by March 17. The update includes data security advancements for the iPhone 4, 5th generation iPod touch, iPad 2 and newer generations and prevents potential hackers from accessing use...

Keeping connections means disconnecting

December 16, 2013

At my most recent weekly visit to Tacko for Sunday night dinner, a man and his son at the table next to me caught my attention for something that usually doesn’t concern me. While the son seemed entranced by a movie on his iPad, his father texted and made, what seemed to be, business phone calls. A...

‘Flipped teaching’ frees up class time

‘Flipped teaching’ frees up class time

November 7, 2013

Tatiana Gutierrez Editor-in-Chief Junior Zara de Matran says she spends Sunday and Tuesday nights sitting at her desk at home watching a video of Science department chair Ray Cinti teaching a lesson on physiology while she types notes on her laptop. Teachers across the curriculum have begun i...

Improper iPad use can cause injury

Improper iPad use can cause injury

April 4, 2012

Tati Gutierrez Reporter While doing homework, freshman Franny Eklund says she experiences pain in her back and neck after 15 minutes. Eklund, like many students, sits with her shoulders and neck hunched over and with her iPad on her lap and is increasingly experiencing pain, making working on her i...

Virtual supermodeling game Top Girl contains sexist themes

Virtual supermodeling game Top Girl contains sexist themes

November 10, 2011

Rebecca Lee Editor-in-Chief Sophomore Ayesha Sayeed swipes through the virtual clothing choices displayed on the screen for her Top Girl to wear. She buys a new purple dress and watches her avatar’s “Club Hotness” meter increase. Sayeed is one of many students who has started playing th...

iPads to be adapted into classrooms

iPads to be adapted into classrooms

February 17, 2011

Zoe Newcomb Editor-in-Chief Rising sophomores and incoming freshman slated to be the first group of students participating in a pilot program integrating Apple Computer’s iPad into select classes, with the goal of making the technology standard for all students within the next few years. “I’m ...

Kindle and iPad competition becomes fiercce

June 2, 2010

Ta Lynn Mitchell Reporter New technology is changing the way people interact with one another though texting and Facebook and now it is changing the way people read books with the release the iPad and the second generation Kindle. “I have been sharing the Kindle with a friend now for a year a...

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