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Socially Distanced Outdoor Activities for the Fall

Socially Distanced Outdoor Activities for the Fall

Selma O'Malley '22 It’s officially fall, but with current quarantine and social distancing regulations, many of our favorite fall activities have been cancelled or postponed. But, here are some fun fall locations that you can go to with your family and friends! Hiking Edgewood Park 10 Old Stage Coach Rd., Redwood City Right off of 280’s Edgewood Road exit in Redwood City, Edgewood Park is filled with great hiking, running, and walking trails with amazing views of the Bay, open meadows, and shady forests.  https://parks.smcgov.org/edgewood-park-natural-preserve Windy Hill Lower Windy Hill- Portola Road, Portola Valley (see website for directions) Upper Windy…
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Drive-in Movie Theaters: A Perfect Pandemic Pastime

Drive-in Movie Theaters: A Perfect Pandemic Pastime

Raina Singh ‘24 Even though the golden age of drive-in movie theaters has long since passed, this 1950s pastime has made a recent comeback due to the coronavirus pandemic. In recent months, drive-in movie theaters have experienced a spike in popularity, especially since they are affordable and can be an enjoyable pastime during this pandemic. With the risk of contracting Covid-19 prevalent in everyone’s minds, drive-in movie theaters are a perfect choice to have a fun night out with friends while remaining socially distant. There is a decreased risk of spreading Covid-19 because, unlike in a regular movie theater, you…
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A Look Back at College Week

A Look Back at College Week

Axel de Vernou '21 In response to the fall semester being online, SHP’s College Counseling Department pivoted to a week-long series of workshops, guest speakers, and lessons to prepare the senior class for submitting their applications. College Week replaced the in-person gathering that seniors usually participated in right before the start of the school year, where one day of the summer was dedicated to activities surrounding the college process. The extension of the event to span five days enabled the counselors to introduce a wide variety of opportunities to the senior class.  The workshops, which lasted between 9am to 3pm…
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HeartBeat Issue 4

HeartBeat Issue 4

Please enjoy this week's HeartBeat digest! In this issue: SURJ, Lunch tips, an artist AND athlete of the issue, a spooky crossword, some fantastic photography, and the return of Word in the Swamp!!
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A Different Senior Year…

A Different Senior Year…

Karina Carlos '21 picture this: you just started your senior year of high school. except you're fully virtual and now you cant even be with your grade. your reaction would be to cry right? WRONG! if you're me, you just got prescribed artificial tears because your eyes are so damn dry from staring at a screen for 6 hours a day JUST FOR SCHOOL (not including regular Netflix time i mean come on i’m a teenager). My eyes would be better off staring at the sun for 30 minutes straight. then you read the second issue of your school newspaper…
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School Fits

School Fits

Ellie Noto '22 I already know what you're thinking. Ellie, what do you wear during quarantine? You normally have such cute outfits at school, what is going on now? Well, let me tell you. I am here to present you with this season’s top fashion trends. Here I have collected my daily outfits of quarantine with a cute detailed caption. Hopefully these inspire you to really feel creative while back at home chillin during Zoom calls, maybe even your weekends. Who knows? The background of these photos, for those who are wondering, is the finding nemo background that I use…
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Louis Tomlinson Wins Artist of the Summer

Louis Tomlinson Wins Artist of the Summer

Michelle Hernandez-Garduza ‘22 Louis Tomlinson is widely known for his success in the band One Direction. After the band split in 2015, the One Direction boys went their separate ways and began their solo careers. By the end of 2017, most of the members had released their debut albums, and Louis had released 3 singles. No one was very surprised about his return as a solo artist in the music industry, as the other members had also been consistently releasing music. However, in an interview with The Guardian, Tomlinson explained that during his years with the band he felt, “forgettable,…
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Fantasy Football Matchups, Starts and Sits, Studs! (End of Week 3)

Fantasy Football Matchups, Starts and Sits, Studs! (End of Week 3)

Aroosh Kumar '22, Sachit Sinha '22, Mat Bucher '22 Since March, all we hear on the Internet is how unlucky this year has been for all of us. Fortunately, three weeks ago, the 2020-21 NFL football season returned and we now have football nearly every Sunday until February! Along with the return of the NFL comes the return of fantasy football leagues, and we are going to break down the best players at each spot as well as some guys you may want to drop for weeks 4 and 5.  Quarterbacks: Quarterbacks, one of the most important positions in football-…
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