New Tech, New Future

  New Tech, New Future By Brianna Lehane Addressing the roughly 2,000 leaders local leaders at the National League of Cities annual meeting, on Mar. 9, President Obama announced a new campaign called TechHire, an initiative to help communities accelerate their number of technologically trained individuals so that they may work high-paying tech jobs. According to…

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The SVHS Mock trial team participates in California State mock trial competition.

Mock Trial lays down the law

Mock Trial lays down the law By Ryan Wilbanks The Sonoma mock trial team competed in Riverside in southern California on Mar. 20-22 for the California State mock trial competition. The team competed well; however, a tough draw placed the team 20th out of 38 teams. Sonoma won two trials and dropped two to tough…

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Krause shows students Lucy Houghton and Cian Martin his sound-capturing microphone as they listen through headphones.

World Renowned Ecologist Visits SVHS

World Renowned Ecologist Visits SVHS by Jacob Little   His TED Talk has been viewed over 850,000 times, but SVHS students didn’t have to log onto a computer to listen to the amazing work of a renowned scientist. Instead, they got a personal touch when Bernie Krause, a soundscape ecologist, recently came to SVHS to…

Grace Cutting leads the fast break against league foe Analy.

Girls win SCL, boys make NCS

Girls win SCL, boys make NCS By Mackenzie Albrecht and Ciara Smith Photos by Stephanie Angulo The girls’ basketball team made history this season by finally ending their SCL championship drought and being the first girls’ basketball team to win 22 games in a single season. It had been 31 years since the Lady Dragons basketball…

Soccer stays in the fall

Soccer stays in the fall By Adam Curry   After the recent decision of the North Bay League to make boys’ soccer a winter sport, SVHS’s own Sonoma County League was forced to vote on the matter. In a 4-2 vote, SCL coaches decided to keep soccer as a fall sport. Although the decision is…

Sports spring into action

Sports spring into action By Ryan Wilbanks    Baseball, softball, golf and tennis are in full swing and competing, while swimming has dipped their toes in the pool and track has started to warm up for their first meets. The baseball team looks to continue their success after making NCS playoffs for the past last…

Wrestlers pinned at NCS

Wrestlers pinned at NCS By Alex Epstein   Strong individual performances propelled five varsity wrestlers into the NCS tournament. The dragon wrestlers ended their season with two wins and four losses in league. Although the team had a disappointing record, it was in large part due to having a small team with a new coach.…

A Little Bit Of Curry: The reality of private computers

A Little Bit Of Curry: The reality of private computers By Adam Curry and Jacob Little   Privacy is certainly a dead creature in the digital age. Take the latest shocking news — the Russian cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab has found spyware said to be from the United States hidden in computers throughout Iran, China,…

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Domestic violence advert sparks awareness

Domestic violence advert sparks awareness By Morgan Viale-Lemley     With 114.4 million viewers watching the Super Bowl on Feb. 2, the NFL in association with No More, a domestic violence awareness company, aired a commercial showing insight on a tactic used by victims of domestic violence. The commercial shows a disheveled home with obvious signs…