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The Back Page’s Christmas Wishlist

The Back Page’s Christmas Wishlist

Karina Carlos '21 Happy Holidays! This year the Back Page has decided to share some of the items on our Christmas wish lists with everyone! Maybe you’ll even find some ideas to send to Santa.... A proper sleep scheduleEyes that aren’t dryA therapistA napHAND SANITIZERScreen time that isn’t over 12 hoursAn Instagram update that makes senseHappinessPeppermint bark And a partridge in a pear tree! :D Photo provided by Axel de Vernou '21
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How Different Communities at SHP Tackled the 2020 Election

How Different Communities at SHP Tackled the 2020 Election

Timothy Meneses '21 This year’s 2020 presidential election has undoubtedly been an unprecedented and historic event. The election results were called four days after Election Day and increased tension across the country. Paired with the pandemic, many of SHP’s students and faculty have felt anxiety, stress, and apprehension during this election cycle, but faculty and student groups have sought to make the best of the situation. Americans all over the country have already experienced tension because of the coronavirus, which has only gotten worse with the election and the deep divide within our nation’s political sides. AP U.S. History teacher…
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HeartBeat Issue 6

HeartBeat Issue 6

The last HeartBeat issue of the semester includes: An overview of the second semester reopening plan with a Viewpoints column that discusses the pros and cons; a look back at Thanksgiving through photos; a showcase of Sheyla Aguilar's work in AP Photography; politics; and of course, a hilarious back page!
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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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