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COVID-19 deaths reach over 1 million worldwide

Pictured is an illustration of the coronavirus created by the CDC. The number of the deaths due to coronavirus reached 1 million.

Nicole Klein, Reporter

September 29, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE With COVID-19 deaths climbing over 1 million, the community reflects on the impact the virus has had and will continue to have on the student body and faculty. “I think the most important aspect of returning to in-person will be trusting the student body to listen to their body an...

Glass and Shady fires cause major damage to North Bay

The Glass and Shady fires in Napa valley have burned over 11,000 acres of forests, homes and wineries. A Red Flag fire warning is in effect for most of Northern California.

Tala El Qadah, Senior

September 28, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE Two roaring wildfires erupted on Sunday morning in the North Bay, burning 11,000 acres and forcing many residents to evacuate.  Junior Anneli Dolan has a home in Glen Ellen, 15 minutes north of Sonoma. Her parents drove up to gather belongings and necessities in case they are called ...

Governor bans gas, diesel cars by 2035

Governor Gavin Newsom addresses attendees at the 2019 California Democratic Party State Convention. Recently the governor signed an executive order banning gasoline cars by 2035.

Kassie DeJean, Reporter

September 25, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE Governor Gavin Newsom announced Wednesday that sales of diesel gas cars will be banned by 2035. Transportation currently accounts for more than 50% of greenhouse gas emissions released each year in California, according to the California Air Resources Board. The order also advises the stat...

Youth engage in democracy

With a new election season, the road to the White House becomes increasingly confusing for youth attempting to navigate this complex year. Cartoon by Art Editor Marisa Donovan.

Charlotte Ehrlich, Editor-in-Chief

September 25, 2020

With the 2020 election less than 50 days away in a year of chaos and challenge due to the pandemic and racial injustice, Generation Z is stepping up as a new variety of public servants in a new era of change.  “Especially in this time where we need real change on a wide range of topics, we are ...

Little Theater returns to roots

A digital rendering depicts renovations for the Little Theater. The space will include updated design features meant to accommodate the music department, theater program and all-school assemblies and celebrations.

Tabitha Parent, Managing Editor

September 24, 2020

Originally a ballroom when the Floods first occupied the mansion, the Little Theatre is returning to its roots in stages of renovations that will bring about additional space and design features for the music department, theater program and all-school assemblies.  “Any renovations that we do in any o...

Zooming towards a certain doom

Virtual learning settings take a toll on students' mental and physical health. Cartoon art by Kate Loomans.

Tabitha Parent, Managing Editor

September 24, 2020

Most teenagers who find themselves a little too attached to their phone or computer, or even ones who just thoroughly enjoy the company of their family’s TV, have heard some variation of these sentences from the guardians in their lives:  “You’re on social media too much. You watch Netflix too...

Voter representation under consideration

With a new election season, the road to the White House becomes increasingly confusing for youth attempting to navigate this complex year. Cartoon by Art Editor Marisa Donovan.

Grace Krumplitsch, Editor-in-Chief

September 24, 2020

In the five instances in United States history in which the candidate who won the presidency gained the majority of electoral votes needed to win despite failing to gain the majority of the popular vote, two took place the last 20 years, sparking debate over whether or not the Electoral College is an...

RV there yet?

Senior Sadie Kahn visits Idaho with her family during the summer. RV sales in some areas of the country went up by over 170% this summer compared to last, according to the RV Industry Association.

Kassie DeJean, Reporter

September 24, 2020

Most families have postponed or canceled vacations that require a plane order to reduce the spread of COVID-19, but that is not stopping locals from exploring the Bay Area.  The Centers for Disease Control’s guidelines for travel include wearing a mask, staying socially distanced and sanitizing hands fre...

Restaurants reopen with restrictions

Junior Haya Jadallah eats at Italian Homemade on Union Street in an outdoor dining area. Restaurants opened outdoor seating to public with safety precautions.

Paige Retajczyk, Senior Reporter

September 24, 2020

The decline of new coronavirus cases has resulted in the San Francisco Department of Public Health (SFDPH) allowing more businesses to open including outdoor dining as long as the restaurants follow safety precautions provided by SFDPH.  “I went to Italian Homemade on Union Street where they had outdoor dining,” junior Haya Jad...

Visiting with VR

Senior Ella Holiday does YouVisit for the University of California Santa Barbara. YouVisits showed students a 360 view of campus life, with interactive panoramic photos and videos.

Mackenna Moslander and Tala El Qadah

September 24, 2020

While college tours no longer include strolls around the campus and in-person discussions with student ambassadors, prospective students and parents to consider schools virtually. With over 5,000 universities in the United States and countless internationally, not every potential student can visit ...

Making cents of finance

Making cents of finance

Darcy Jubb, Senior Reporter

September 24, 2020

Young women who are financially literate have the tools to make confident economic decisions and take action in the male dominant field of finance.  “There have been instances in the past where someone will make a comment about something I've bought with ‘daddy’s money,’” junior Takouhi As...

The show must go on

Freshman Anisha Hu searches for cottage backgrounds for one of the online backdrops for the Fall Play. Crew members were partnered with an actor to design their virtual set.

Alina Kushner, Senior Reporter

September 24, 2020

The fall play will address climate change and environmental issues through a set of monologues and with specially-built virtual sets.  The drama program is partnering with environment groups such as the Marine Mammal Center and Wildcare to further educate and enhance student performances, according to Theater Programs Director Mar...

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