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UHS Teachers Receive Eligibility for COVID-19 Vaccination

By JULIET CURTIS Staff Writer The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recently declared all Pre-K and K-12 staff members nationwide eligible for the COVID-19 vaccination as of March 2nd. Such staff members and childcare workers were additionally given special priority by pharmacies within the Center for Disease Control (CDC)’s Federal Retail Pharmacy Program...

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2021-2022 ASB Representatives Elected at COVID-Impacted Election Convention

UHS elected Associated Student Body (ASB) positions were announced, following the 30th Annual Election Convention on Monday, March 15. The elected ASB members for 2021-2022 are junior Jean Meyer for President, junior Mila Nenadic for Vice President, junior Wyatt Mackellar for Student Activities Coordinator (SAC), junior Kody Alarcon for Spirit and Rally Commissioner, junior Quinlan...

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UHS Mock Trial Team Wins County Finals

By CHAITANYA KOTRA Staff Writer The Mock Trial team celebrates their county competition win over Valencia High School via a Zoom call. The UHS Mock Trial team placed first in Orange County, after defeating Valencia High School in the county finals round. This is the second time that the UHS Mock Trial team has won...

SAT Subject Tests and Essay Portion Canceled
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SAT Subject Tests and Essay Portion Canceled

By CHAITANYA KOTRA Staff Writer The College Board is discontinuing their series of specialized SAT Subject Tests, along with the Essay portion of the SAT. This decision was announced on January 19th. While the 20 SAT Subject Tests, or SAT II’s, were discontinued immediately following the announcement, the essay portion of the SAT will disappear...

District-Wide Student Strike Canceled
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District-Wide Student Strike Canceled

By MOHIT KOSURU Staff Writer In response to IUSD’s decision to resume in-person school after a surge in cases over the holiday season, a student-led organization called ‘IUSD Student Strike’ emerged to plan a district-wide strike. The strike was supposed to occur during the week of January 26th, but according to the strike organizers, the...

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UHS Welcomes Three New Clubs Adjusting to COVID

By JULIET CURTIS Staff Writer The Medical Club, the Multimedia Club, and the Internet Society Club are three new clubs recently approved by the UHS Associated Student Body (ASB). These clubs are examples of those that have made necessary adjustments for member engagement as COVID-19 safety precautions have prompted the digitization of club events, meetings,...