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Upper school English teacher Christopher Hurshman delivered a speech as a faculty speaker for Honor Week about the vulnerability associated with behaving honorably. In a sense, every time I offer respect or honesty to someone, Im taking a risk, Hurshman said. Every time I receive it, Im receiving a gift.
School meeting recap 9/22/21: Nuclear nonproliferation, honor and Outlook Pals
by Lucy Ge, Co-Managing Editor • September 22, 2021
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Link Crew members Melody Yazdi (12) and Rigo Gonzales (11) demonstrate how to play the game “Zip, zap, zop with Intro to Journalism teacher Whitney Huangs freshman advisory on Sept. 1. Link Crew members visit assigned freshmen advisories once a month to relay advice, play activities and answer questions.
Bridging the gap: Link Crew leads freshmen, step by step
by Esha Gohil and Anika Maji • September 22, 2021
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Panelists Dr. Pei Cao, Jenny Lin, Lynn Root and Pavitra Rengarajan (’12) speak at the Girls Programming League Challenge on Saturday. The event invited female and nonbinary identifying students to participate and followed a theme of computer science and entertainment.
Girls Programming League inspires female students to compete in annual programming competition
by Ella Yee and Catherine Wong • September 23, 2021
STEM Scene showcases briefs to update our community on the STEM world.
STEM Scene: Sept. 14
September 14, 2021
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Oliver Roman (9) blocks a pass from an opposing player during the junior varsity water polo teams match against Los Gatos on Tuesday. The boys won 13-3.
Junior varsity boys water polo team extends win streak with victory over Los Gatos
by Tiffany Chang, TALON Academics Editor • September 23, 2021
Sydney Adler (11) reaches for the ball during the water polo teams match against Mountain View on Sept. 9.
Weekly Previews: Sept. 20-26
September 20, 2021
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The 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards were announced on Sunday at the L.A. Live complex. Here’s to the 73rd Emmys, and congratulations to the winners! 
Agree or disagree? Reactions to the 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards
by Sally Zhu, A&E and Lifestyle Editor • September 24, 2021
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We have now been back on campus for almost a month, after a year and a half apart. As we have transitioned back into a fully in-person environment filled with interaction beyond faces on a laptop screen, we have also tackled the return to in-person attire.
Twill pants to tank tops: The decade-long evolution of the dress code
by Muthu Panchanatham, Opinion Editor • September 23, 2021
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