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Cherry Blossom Festival: an exhibit of Japanese culture

Cherry Blossom Festival: an exhibit of Japanese culture

Emily Xia, Emma Lam, and Andrea Schlitt

May 6, 2018


Filed under FEATURES, Sunday Projects

As people walked towards Memorial Park, the pounding of drums slowly grew louder. With the music came a crescendo of sounds, from kids laughing about bubbles to the whirl of the cotton candy machine going round and round, to the various questions from potential buyers at each booth. Colorful koi fla...

Sunday Projects: A day at the Cherry Blossom Festival

Sunday Projects: A day at the Cherry Blossom Festival

Stephanie Lam

May 8, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, Sunday Projects

he smell of fresh kettle corn being popped. The taste of soft mochi. The shriek of children shouting out above the deep thump of traditional drums. The feeling of itchy gravel and grass. The sight of a small pink cherry petal floating past a Hello Kitty bouncy house. Cupertino’s annual Cherry Blossom fe...

Posters for veterans

Posters for veterans

Alexandria Poh

November 11, 2011


Filed under NEWS

On Nov. 10, Matadors on the Home Front embodied Veterans Day appreciation and made a poster for veterans, which was presented at a ceremony at Memorial Park on Nov. 11. Club members spent the lunch period carrying the poster around the school, gathering signatures and brief messages of thanks from...