Articles with the tag: Sunnyvale

Visual Arts course encourages creativity

The first project students worked on during Round Two of their Visual Arts Expeditions class was a color wheel. They mixed and blended different colors into the circle, including red, blue, green and many more bright colors.

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Restaurants impact the Sunnyvale community

Once entering a Sunnyvale restaurant, you see colorful walls with paintings on them. You can smell the food being cooked. You will see employees cooking, taking orders, and smiling.

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Minority students are asking the Denali administration for the support they deserve

The Summit Denali Queer Straight Alliance was started in the fall of 2018, with the intent of creating a safe space for queer kids at Denali. Around the time the QSA was formed, the school held a Club Fair, intending to promote different clubs or social gatherings within the Denali community.

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Local Wilderness is a fun way to be outside

As the teacher plays the drums, the students must follow by sound. During the game called Blink Drum Stalk, the leader has a drum and the other students put on blindfolds and try to follow the leader by sound. This develops sensory awareness, a skill that the Local Wilderness students work to perfect.

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The Discord Community is unique and diverse

Louis Parks’ first experience with Discord was a few years ago in the summer of 2016, around one year after Discord’s release, when a few of his friends on Skype were urging him to make a Discord account. At first, he didn’t switch, but a few days later the peer pressure from everybody else switching had convinced him to try it out. After a few days of usage, he had adjusted to Discord and preferred the cleaner application over Skype. At this time, the only chats he was in were with friends who played Minecraft with him. At first, he didn’t really use it, but now he uses daily.

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Denali soccer teams discuss their progress and challenges

The women’s soccer team run with the ball. PHOTO CREDIT: Ellen Hu

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Books influence the community

“I really didn’t start liking reading until I was in tenth grade. We had programs in middle school […] that after you read a book you had to take a quiz and then you have to earn so many points, and it just took all of the love of reading out completely of my life.”

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Summit Denali High School searches for a permanent campus

Summit Denali High School is searching for a permanent campus, and school leaders are working to show their proposed campus is the best location for the school. The school plans to appeal to the City Council in a meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 29 at 7 p.m.

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Sunnyvale City Council candidates discuss school shootings

The Sunnyvale City Council candidates have strong feelings about school safety and gun violence. They feel the need to address mental health and how to keep students safe.

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Sunnyvale City Council candidates create a sustainable Sunnyvale

The candidates for Sunnyvale City Council agree sustainability is a vital part of the city’s future. Improving citywide traffic, they concur, is a large part of that goal.

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Sunnyvale City Council candidates believe in the importance of finances

Finances are the core of a city’s government, and Sunnyvale City Council candidates believe they must consolidate the city’s finances before moving onto other ventures. Candidate discussion at an Oct. 4 press conference, held at Summit Denali, revolved around the sustainable financial situation of the city of Sunnyvale.

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Sunnyvale City Council candidates are concerned about quality of life

Sunnyvale City Council candidates are concerned that the city’s quality of life is being challenged by many social and environmental issues.

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City Council candidates explain major traffic issues in the Bay

Sunnyvale City Council candidates are concerned about housing problems in the community.

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City Council candidates explain major traffic issues in the Bay

Four candidates for Sunnyvale City Council are very concerned about the amount of traffic in the city.

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Candidates explain their main goals for the Sunnyvale City Council

Sunnyvale City Council candidates value the quality of life in the city. As incumbent Glenn Hendricks puts it, “We need to have long-term financial stability in order to afford our sewage systems and parks.”

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Marc Berman discusses his work for the State Assembly

State Assemblymember Marc Berman believes that the current California tax system is creating economic inequality which shows through the education system.

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Marc Berman discusses his work for the State Assembly

State Assemblymember Marc Berman would like to better protect the youth in his community through improved mental health services.

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Marc Berman discusses his work for the State Assembly

State Assemblymember Marc Berman is focused on helping marginalized communities.

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California Assemblymember Marc Berman believes the California housing crisis is a larger issue

Assemblymember Marc Berman believes that the housing crisis in California acts as the basis for many other unsolved issues.

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Assemblymember Marc Berman discusses his government’s stances

According to State Assemblymember Marc Berman, the state of California will continue to act independently from the federal government regarding issues such as climate change and immigration.

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Marc Berman discusses his work for the State Assembly

California State Assemblymember Marc Berman values affordable housing, election security and protections for sexual assault survivors. When asked what issue is most important, he stated, “We have a lot of issues.” On Oct. 5, Rep. Marc Berman visited Summit Denali to answer questions about his position and what he wants to do in office.

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Marc Berman explains problems caused by the housing crisis

California State Assemblymember Marc Berman believes that the housing crisis in California is a major problem.

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