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December 8, 2022

Most Students Want a Break from Social Media

Social media is prominent in most teenagers’ lives. A survey done by the University of Nevada shows that over 90 percent of teenagers use social media and that approximately 75…
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December 8, 2022

New Trauma-Informed Procedure for Lockdown Drills

This year, M-A changed its protocol for lockdown preparation. Instead of holding drills to practice for this emergency situation, administrators are now teaching students about campus safety in a classroom…
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December 7, 2022

What the Research Tells Us About Detracking

Cover image courtesy of Orange County Archives M-A’s motto is “Strength in Diversity.” However, a glance at any Advanced Standing (AS) class on campus tells a different story. Courses are…
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December 7, 2022

Books of the Month: 2022 Releases

Reading has always been a way to get lost in another world. This year, there were more than enough new worlds to get lost in. Here is a list of…
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December 6, 2022

Learn Some More About 504s

Illustration by Helena Warner“A 504 plan is essentially a code to even the playing fields,” said M-A’s school psychologist, Jennifer Hettel. A 504 plan helps students by providing them with…
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December 6, 2022

Fentanyl: A Silent Killer

Illustration by Helena Warner Near the end of September, the Sequoia Union High School District (SUHSD) released an email titled “Important Safety Alert.” The email warned the SUHSD community of…
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Kicking Controversies Around the World Cup

As the World Cup progresses, FIFA has been under scrutiny for their decision-making, starting with their choice to have Qatar host. Viewers worldwide took issue with the country’s human rights…
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Teachers Disappointed by District-Wide Equity Training Webinar

Last fall, the District approved a partnership with the University of Southern California’s Race and Equity Center in order to bridge inequities across its campuses. Throughout the past year, the…
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Area A School Board Candidates Bhopale and Koo Share Their Goals for District-Wide Equity
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December 8, 2022

Editorial: Legacy Is a College Admissions Scandal Hiding in Plain Sight

Illustration by Evelyn Hsy In 2019, a federal investigation known as “Operation Varsity Blues” exposed massive fraud and bribery in college admissions. The shockwaves of the investigation rippled through American…
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December 8, 2022

Satire: A Message from the Menlo-Atherton Administration

Este mensaje no continúa en español. Greetings M-A Students, Though we emailed your parents three weeks ago, we want to keep you up-to-date with the latest bad thing happening on…
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December 8, 2022

What Anti-Abortion Protesters Outside Planned Parenthood Think

40 Days for Life, an international anti-abortion organization, held a 40-day demonstration in front of the Redwood City Planned Parenthood from September 28th to November 6th. The M-A Chronicle interviewed…