Many find modified, online AP exam easier to take, though a few plan to take makeup tests in June after experiencing technical issues with submitting their responses

By Elijah Jhee  /  May 29, 2020
"Exams 6" by charbeck10 is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 The online modified Advancement Placement [AP] exams were much easier...
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Summer school Monday, June 1, to continue with distance learning; health for incoming freshmen not being offered because of school closure

By Sydnee Tallant  /  May 28, 2020
Students enrolled in summer school starting next Monday, June 1, will need to continue to rely on their electronic devices...
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COFA’s 10th anniversary mural project on one wall of newly remodeled PAC postponed until 2020-2021 school year

By Hanna Jung  /  May 28, 2020
Several of the potential designs for COFA's 10th anniversary mural. Photos used with permission from Arianne Sisk. Photos compiled by...
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Korean Culture Night would have commemorated its 10th year anniversary had it not gotten axed because of COVID-19-related school closure

By Lauren Jung  /  May 25, 2020
Wearing their performance outfits, some members of the Korean Culture Club practice with their buk drums March 2 after school...
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COVID-19 pandemic shuts down student exchange program; one of the 12 Class of 2020 valedictorian’s $1,850 summer trip to Germany canceled

By Lauren Jung  /  May 24, 2020
Then junior Jason Liang (left) stands with his host, Sidney Zumkier, at the Bohemian Rhapsody concert when he traveled to...
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Coronavirus crisis forces delay in yearbook printing; students who paid for one will have to wait until after June 6 when the school year has ended to pick it up

By Minjeong Kim  /  May 24, 2020
Though the 2019-2020 yearbook will not be distributed until June, Helios released an image of what the front cover looks...
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With live-graduation ceremony postponed until August, Class of 2020 will have YouTube virtual one instead May 28

By Rida Zar  /  May 24, 2020
All wearing face masks as part of state COVID-19-related guidelines, social science teacher and co-ASB adviser David Fenstermaker (left), dance...
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Yearbook makes history — winning top two national journalism awards, placing second in Best of Show in a single school year

By Emma De Leon  /  May 24, 2020
Some of the Helios staffers from last year note the hard work and effort in producing creative Index pages like...
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The show must go on — virtually for 10-year anniversary of Conservatory of Fine Arts laureate ceremony for Class of 2020

By Nevya Patel  /  May 18, 2020
One of the virtual backgrounds used during the May 18 laureate ceremony and held on Zoom honoring the Conservatory of...
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Spread of COVID-19 in New York ends senior publications editors’ ‘dream’ trip to the Big Apple to accept newspaper, yearbook awards

By Nevya Patel  /  May 5, 2020
A screenshot of the March 6 announcement from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association about its decision to cancel its national...
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Final traditional senior event at Disneyland has been nixed because of coronavirus concerns; PTSA to issue Grad Nite ticket refunds

By Edmund Lee  /  May 4, 2020
Disneyland in Anaheim, known for its iconic Sleeping Beauty Castle, has announced the cancellation of this year’s Grad Nite in...
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School officials plan to upgrade landscaping outside Room 137 with at least two picnic tables for student use

By Rachel Yun  /  May 3, 2020
School officials have cleared one section of the ivy outside art teacher Brian Wall’s classroom and have placed a picnic...
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Annual Pilipino Culture Night canceled because of COVID-19 pandemic; group leaders weigh possible summer show if government social distancing guidelines ease up

By Alice Lee  /  May 3, 2020
Bayanihan Club members perform one of their classic routines during a March 11, 2017, Pilipino Culture Night. This year’s April...
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