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Around the World in 8 New Years Celebrations Interactive JAM

Around the World in 8 New Year’s Celebrations Interactive JAM

Addie Jacobsen and Lydia Teeter December 30, 2022

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A menorah lighting ceremony at Max & Mae Simon Jewish Community Campus. Each night, another candle is lit up until the eighth day.

Rabbi, students discuss religious significance, traditions of Hanukkah

Royce Brown December 24, 2022

Junior Samuel Birany helps his mother prepare latkes, also known as potato pancakes, for Hanukkah. Flipping the latkes, he lays them out on a paper towel. According to Birany, many traditions are observed...

While holiday spirit can bring joy, it may have negative effects on mental health

While holiday spirit can bring joy, it may have negative effects on mental health

Darshini Shankar December 14, 2022

Every year, by the end of October, I see Christmas decorations taking the place of Halloween ones in stores like Costco and Target. Macy’s blasts Mariah Carey before Thanksgiving even approaches. The...

Review: A stellar cast makes “Falling for Christmas” more charming than cheesy [MUSE]

Review: A stellar cast makes “Falling for Christmas” more charming than cheesy [MUSE]

Lydia Teeter December 14, 2022

As I searched Netflix for a good Holiday movie to watch, I discovered “Falling for Christmas”. The movie was released on Netflix on November 10, 2022 and is only available on Netflix. I clicked...

Halloween History Interactive JAM

Halloween History Interactive JAM

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Giving smaller, sentimental gifts should be normalized, more valuable than large, expensive gifts

Giving smaller, sentimental gifts should be normalized, more valuable than large, expensive gifts

Leah Tan December 13, 2021

As the holiday season is upon us, it’s easy to get bogged down in finding the perfect gift for our loved ones. Sometimes, I’ll spend as much as three hours endlessly clicking links to find a gift that...

Senior Senator Dylan Boyer delegates tasks during a busy Senate SRT meeting. Boyer said, “We’re given 90 minutes every other day so I might as well positively impact those around us.”

Q&A with senior Senator Dylan Boyer on Holiday Charity Drivers and Winter Dance

Cady Armstrong December 5, 2021

What is Senate working on right now? We are working on Care to Share which is our holiday annual charity drive and the Winter Dance coming up at the beginning of second semester (January 21). We’re...

Moon(cake) Festival

Moon(cake) Festival

Chenyao Liu September 21, 2021

Tungfen Lee’s Chinese 2 class celebrates Chinese New Year in 2020. Lees class made Year of Rat paper cuttings with Chinese lettering on them. Lee’s class won’t participate in the same way in 2021 due to COVID-19 and CDC guidelines.

Due to COVID-19, students, staff adapt to their change in Chinese New Year celebrations, traditions

Karolena Zhou, Reporter February 12, 2021

Today, Chinese New Year is celebrated all around the world, but because of the COVID-19 pandemic, many families have to change the way they celebrate the holiday. For example, while junior Aleen Zhao said...

FCCLA shared a post on Instagram with pictures of the club’s past pumpkin roll fundraiser. Marissa Cheslock, student leader of FCCLA and senior, said FCCLA will host holiday parties on Dec. 3 and Dec. 10 to celebrate the success of the fundraiser.

FCCLA to host holiday party during next meetings on Dec. 3, Dec. 10

Sowmya Chundi December 1, 2020

On Dec. 3 and Dec. 10, the members of Family, Career & Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) will host a holiday party after school in room B101. The holiday party will celebrate the success of the...

Sophomore Brandon Anderson talks to students at a Black Student Alliance club meeting. Anderson said the concept of Indigenous Peoples’ Day is good but not ideal in practice.

Debate between Columbus Day, Indigenous Peoples’ Day leads to varying opinions among students, staff

Saumya Somasi October 21, 2020

Every year since Columbus Day was officially recognized as a federal holiday in October 1937, Columbus Day has been celebrated by a number of states. However, in more recent years, opinions about the day...

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