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New Year, New Rules: Homecoming 2010

In June, the Smoke Signal reported new Homecoming decoration rules and limitations that will be implemented this school year to encourage a more environmentally friendly approach and to minimize damage to school property. As Homecoming…

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Truth of the Matter: Ground Zero Mosque

The Dispute.      The Cordoba Initiative, headed by Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf, is a plan to build an Islamic community center in New York City, three blocks away from Ground Zero. Media attention has magnified the…

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Robots Open Doors at MSJ

     On September 15, students in math teacher Mehebub Karmali’s fifth and sixth periods were given the opportunity to assemble their own light-responsive robots in a hands-on electrical-engineering activity, thanks to the help of two Santa…

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San Bruno Ablaze

As San Bruno residents were returning home from work on September 9, a gas explosion ripped through the neighborhoods of Clairmont and Glenview. The massive explosion resulted in a fire that destroyed 37 homes as…

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California Loses in Race to the Top

     On August 24, 2010, California’s application for education grants from Phase 2 of President Barack Obama’s Race to the Top (RTTT) Fund was denied by the U.S. Department of Education. Had the state qualified, school…

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Senior Grad Nite

All seniors are invited to Grad Nite on Tuesday, June 14, 2011, for a great celebration.  Best ticket price of the year is $135 until Sept. 30; then price rises.  More info on www.msjhs.org, click on…

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Save Fremont Students

Parents have taken matters into their own hands when it comes to FUSD budget cuts. SaveFremontStudents is a campaign to raise $4.5 million by July 15.  This money will go towards Music and PE teachers…

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