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Sunday Projects: Humans of Memorial Park

Sunday Projects: Humans of Memorial Park

Anjana Melvin

December 16, 2015

Co-reported by Priya Reddy. On a clear, brisk fall afternoon the week before school lets out for the holidays, there aren’t many people at Memorial Park. The summer festivals and concerts are long gone, and all that remains are empty playgrounds and fields, and the faint noise of a tennis ball bei...

Thank you for your service: the story of our veterans

Thank you for your service: the story of our veterans

Aanchal Garg

November 18, 2015

11/11 at 11:00 a.m. It was a windy Tuesday morning at the Veterans Day Ceremony in Memorial Park where Cupertino community members gathered to commemorate our veterans. As the Navy, Sheriff’s and Fire Department Honor Guard performed the placement of the flag, multiple speakers took the podium to per...

Remembering Ruben

Remembering Ruben

Soumya Kurnool

April 10, 2013

He was our Campus Supervisor for over 15 years, but his title does not begin to capture the impact he had on the school community Read More »...

Campus Supervisor Ruben Delgado dies

Campus Supervisor Ruben Delgado dies

Cynthia Mao

March 24, 2013

One of the school’s longest-standing staff members, Campus Supervisor Ruben Delgado died of a heart attack the evening of Saturday, March 23. Delgado worked at the school since 1997 and was a familiar, friendly presence on campus. Known to many students as simply “Ruben,” Delgado often wat...

Last Gov Team class takes annual trip to Washington D.C.

Last Gov Team class takes annual trip to Washington D.C.

Karishma Mehrotra

March 11, 2012

After their long days of visiting the capitol and witnessing political debates, they thought it was going to be an average dinner and dance boat cruise on the Potomac. Little did they know that Gov Team adviser Eric Otto and social sciences teacher Viviana Montoya-Hernandez would show their dance skills at center stage, to the cheers and excitement of 15 Gov Team students. From March 3 to 8, Otto, Hernandez and the 15 students...

Community honors life of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs

Community honors life of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs

Karishma Mehrotra

October 5, 2011

Community members honored the life of Steve Jobs on Oct. 5 at a memorial set up at Apple Headquarters on N. De Anza Blvd. The crowd that gathered ranged from Apple employees to fans who had traveled up to 60 miles to pay their respects. Jobs died at age 56 on the evening of Oct. 5 following a long s...

On that day: We remember

Daniel Tan

September 11, 2011

Bay Area cities, like Cupertino and Palo Alto, united in San Jose on Sept. 11 to remember the attacks that happened ten years ago with a special commemoration. The memorial began with a mass at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Joseph, continued with a march to the fire station and ended with a ceremony ...