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University High School With Most NHD Winners in Orange County

By CAITLYN L.J. KIM Staff Writer The UHS National History Day Club (NHD) produced the most champions out of all of the participating high schools in Orange County, with 17 winners at the annual NHD-OC contest. Awards were given to Neha Bhardwaj and James Koga for the Individual Website category; Alyssa Tang for the Group...


IUSD Attempting To Switch District Schools to Standards-Based Grading System

By CARLY ZHOU Staff Writer IUSD is in its third year of a seven-year plan to implement standards-based grading.  A standards-based grading system would only use students’ mastery of concepts as a basis for a student’s grade, placing less emphasis on assessment performance and student behavior.  In a standards-based grading system, factors that are measured...