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Float fest flashback

By Maddie Cashel & Edwin Reyes Photos by Ciara Smith Seniors With great support from their class, the Senior float ‘One-Upped’ past years to create a very decorative Mario themed float. Kirsten Storment and Rodrigo Rico were in charge of organizing the building of the float, and were able to finish in just a week’s…

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SVHS gets spirited

By Adam Curry Mamma mia! Homecoming, the week that everyone looks forward to has come and gone. Students of SVHS sported their school spirit during the week with everything from flash mobs and team dances to intricate spirit day costumes.  Each of the five days of the week held a unique dress-up theme, finishing with…

Mouthguards detect concussions

By Brianna Lehane   Stanford University football players this season are wearing mouthguards with tiny sensors built into them that may solve football’s biggest problem— concussions. The mouthguards are equipped with tiny sensors that measure of the force of head impacts during games and practices. These new mouthguards are supposed to help medical scientists understand…

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Dragons dug up by Prospectors

By Roberto Diaz and Ciara Smith Unable to overcome their offensive woes, the football team fell to Piner 26-9 on Fri. The Dragons scored  in the second half  on a touchdown pass thrown by junior quarterback Will Lennon to junior Max Yankovich.  They had already scored on a Prospector penalty, resulting in a safety for…

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New Dragon’s Den Club sparks school spirit

  New Dragon’s Den Club sparks school spirit By Mackenzie Albrecht   The new school year has sprung new clubs and new opportunities for SVHS students, including the highly animated club, Dragon’s Den.  Raegen Hedley, senior and active member of SVHS Leadership, is the president of the new school spirit club. “It’s basically the spirit…

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From rallies to reality T.V.:

From rallies to reality T.V.: Raegen Hedley auditions for American Idol By Brianna Lehane Thousands auditioned to be the next singer sensation on the 14th season of FOX network’s hit reality show American Idol; one of those auditioning was SVHS’s very own senior Raegen Hedley. American Idol was hosting auditions on Sept. 29, at the…

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SVHS welcomes Homecoming royalty

  By Brianna Lehane   After a week’s worth of anticipation, the moment SVHS had been waiting for finally arrived. As the class floats finished parading around Arnold Field, seniors Colin Harris and Alejandra Alvarez were crowned Homecoming King and Queen. Alvarez has been an active member of leadership since middle school. At this year’s…

Fabrication Lab in production

By Alex Epstein   A fabrication lab housed in the former location of the No Name Cafe that will be directed towards the use of the engineering pathway students, is currently in production. The main purpose of the lab is to fabricate projects using advanced engineering equipment. New equipment that will be used in the…

An Expensive Swim

By Caleb Horowitz I wasn’t surprised, but I was disappointed to hear that the Sonoma City Council granted Sonoma Splash 500K for the down payment on the property where the nonprofit wishes to build a community swimming pool. I understand the appeal of a public pool, but that doesn’t mean I believe it’s what the…