The Swarm

Improving the Entry Policy for Dances

Meimi Curtis

November 14, 2019

At each Novato High School dance, students are forced to wait in an extensive line to be breathalyzed and searched in order to ensure that no contraband is brought in and no students are intoxicated before entering. Despite Novato...

Isabelle’s Coffee Journey

Isabelle’s Coffee Journey

November 14, 2019

Teachers Need to Understand Students’ Mentality

Nina Ortiz

November 14, 2019

A large amount of Novato High students deal with mental health issues, constant stress, and overwhelming situations on the daily. As the school year increasingly becomes more difficult, students tend to push their personal nee...

More Sleep Needed for Teens to Excel

Grace Rickey

November 14, 2019

Sleep deprivation has become an alarming epidemic with high school students across the nation, and Novato High is certainly not the exception. With a later start time being proposed of potentially 8:30 a.m. for next school year,...

The Value and Sacrifice of Working Through High School

Liz Steddin

November 14, 2019

As we delve deeper into the school year, many students begin to feel pressures from balancing their part-time jobs with full-time classes and studying schedules. This opens up many conversations on the basis of whether or not ...

The Many Layers of a Japanese-American Upbringing

Jason Carpenter

November 12, 2019

Every Hafu (half-Japanese and half other-ethnicity) has their own unique story; this is mine.  My father, who is white, and my mother, who is Japanese, met when my father’s best friend was my mother’s English teacher i...

Free Hong Kong

Free Hong Kong

November 5, 2019

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