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MSJ Teams Compete at FTC Championships

By: Staff Writer Andrew Choi  Five MSJ teams competed at the 2015 Northern California FIRST Tech Challenge Championship Tournament at Logan High School from February 21-22. The FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) is a robotics competition…

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March Newsbytes #1

By: Staff Writer Annie Tang   Local American Progressive Bag Alliance, a plastic bag manufacturing trade group, recently turned in a petition to call for a referendum on California’s plastic bag ban law. Governor Jerry…

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February Newsbytes #4

By: Staff Writer Ruiwen Shen Local East Bay Regional Parks District is considering imposing a hiker’s fee for Mission Peak as requested by Fremont city leaders. People who live near the Mission Peak trail claimed…

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2015-2016 Staff Application

2015-2016 Application Apply to join the 2015-16 Smoke Signal Staff! Completed applications are due to Mrs. Cohen in M-2 no later than 4 PM, Monday March 9th. See FAQ here.    

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February Newsbytes #3

By: Staff Writer Neha Shah Local  Teachers and parents alike are pleased with the steady downward trend in expulsions and suspensions not only across the Fremont Unified School District, but also throughout California. So far, only…

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MSJ Boosters Crab Feed

By: Staff Writer Andrew Choi MSJ is holding its annual Boosters Club crab feed on Saturday, February 28 in the Gym from 6:00PM to 10:00PM. Tickets are $50 per person and all funds raised will…

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MSJ Ideas Stand Out at Hack Gen Y

By: Staff Writer Harshita Gupta   Over 450 high school students congregated at NestGSV’s Redwood City headquarters to kick off the winter hackathon season with Hacking Generation Y (Hack Gen Y). Held from January 24-25,…

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February Newsbytes #2

By: Staff Writer Shivane Sabharwal Local The number of people with measles in California, a highly contagious disease that is widespread throughout Europe, Asia, and Africa, has grown to 92 according to the California Department…

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February Newsbytes #1

By: Staff Writer Rishab Ramapriyan Local The measles outbreak,following a possible exposure last month at Disneyland, continues to spread in California as 30 babies have been placed in home isolation in Alameda County. The number…

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Recent Changes to Healthy School Act

By: Staff Writer Rishab Ramapriyan  Recent amendments to the California Healthy Schools Act (HSA) have officially taken effect this year after an expansion of the bill was signed by Governor Jerry Brown. Originally passed in…

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