The best stories being published on the SNO Sites network

Best of SNO

The best stories being published on the SNO Sites network

Best of SNO

The best stories being published on the SNO Sites network

Best of SNO

The AAPI Experience at NA

By Michelle Hwang, North Allegheny Senior High School June 1, 2021

This story was originally published on The Uproar on May 25, 2021.

Females with ADHD struggle to find diagnosis

By Anna Thorne and Kendall Jarvis June 1, 2021

This story was originally published on Spartan Shield on May 26, 2021.

VIDEO: Lovejoy Livestock

By Connor Dunn, Aiden Beaumariage, and Nolan Novotny May 26, 2021

In this week's edition, an eighth grader shares how he manages his own farm.  This story was originally published on The Red Ledger on May 26, 2021.

Bussin’ My Way to TJ

By Sean Nguyen, Sahishnu Hanumansetty, Zac Baker, Sean Kim, and Alexander O'Quinn May 26, 2021

Public transportation offers students, and the public in general, an effective way to get to and from activities. However, among 172 TJ students who responded to a general survey, only two respondents...

Diverse Creativity Ep. 3: Ladle and Leaf

By Josh Barde, Carlmont High School May 25, 2021

Steve Sarver, owner, and CEO of the trailblazing SF Soup Company and Ladle and Leaf explains his experiences in the restaurant industry and what it takes to become a successful entrepreneur. This story...

VIDEO: Ranch Roots

By Noah Naidoo, Anna Beth Smith, and Carder Lewis May 24, 2021

In this week’s edition, a family business shows how hard work can be passed down from generation to generation. This story was originally published on The Red Ledger on May 24, 2021.

sNEAKY sNAKE

By Annabelle Harshbarger and Brooke Sliva May 24, 2021

This story was originally published on The Catalyst on May 19, 2021.

No matter how small

By Jenna Reynolds and Dana Summers May 19, 2021

This story was originally published on The Catalyst on May 18, 2021.

We Came Back to Teach

By Sean Nguyen, John Kim, Valerie Kovacs, Cat Tran, and Tommy Fan May 18, 2021

Most TJ alumni usually graduate from school and leave for college without turning back. However, for some alumni, this is not the case. Many former TJ students have chosen to come back as teachers. Former-students-turned-teachers...

Flannel v. Fancy Friday

By Maya Culian and Riley Wania May 18, 2021

To be fancy, or not to be fancy? That is the question. Every Friday FHC is divided between those in flannel and those in fancy attire. Fancy Friday and Flannel Friday are both fun FHC traditions, and...

MHS Rock Climbing Club Resumes

By Katie Wheeler, Marquette High School May 18, 2021

This story was originally published on Marquette Messenger on May 17, 2021.

Tae Kwon Do black belt continues her training during COVID

By Chiara Bouckaert and Riley Philipp May 17, 2021

Senior Navya Nagpal earned her black belt in Tae Kwon Do in 2019, and though many people slow or stop their training after achieving that level, she has continued to train even when COVID hit and she had...

India battles enormous COVID-19 crisis

By Chelsea Plunkett, Carlmont High School May 14, 2021

The second wave of COVID-19 in India has only just begun in April. However, cases and deaths in the country have been rising rapidly and breaking records. Hospitals are running low on oxygen tanks, hospital...

A Zoom full of strangers

By Alice Scott and Morgan Eye May 13, 2021

As summer approaches, many students have yet to attend an in-person class or interact face-to-face with their classmates. Instead of being inside classrooms together, lessons have taken place in kitchens...

It’s Too Early for This

By Claire Valenti, Downers Grove South High School May 13, 2021

This story was originally published on Blueprint on May 12, 2021.

Cults of TJ

By Sean Nguyen, Elliott Lee, Robert Stotz, Santiago Criado, Nikhil Nair, and Rushil Umaretiya May 12, 2021

While the word “cult” can carry a sinister connotation, it can also be used more generally to describe a very tight-knit community. To outsiders, these groups may seem exclusive, when in reality, they...

Bonding over pickles, mom and daughter launch Pickl – ee’s

By Alicia Hernandez, Liberty High School - TX May 12, 2021

It’s common for students to start working in high school, but since the pandemic began last year, many students began their own business. But while several students turned to sweets, sophomore Emily...

Carly Grizzaffi brings service initiative to Masters

By Tara Phillips and Lily Zuckerman May 11, 2021

This story was originally published on Tower on May 10, 2021.

Pinned

By Jimmy Riedel, Downers Grove South High School May 11, 2021

This story was originally published on Blueprint on May 10, 2021.

Senior strums strings from scratch

By Miguel Paredes Reyes and Tenley Wright May 11, 2021

This story was originally published on The Catalyst on May 10, 2021.

Metro West Dive Team uses LHS pool to complete annual training

By Joey Weaver, Lafayette High School May 10, 2021

The Metro West Dive Team is a team of firefighters specifically trained for underwater search and rescue. They utilize the Lafayette pool multiple times a year to train and practice for a real underwater...

Bliss & Wicks: The Candle Queen

By Emma Huget, Downers Grove South High School May 10, 2021

This story was originally published on Blueprint on May 7, 2021.

CRIMSON

By Sruthi Ramesh, Wentzville Liberty High School May 7, 2021

  A Note from the Writer: This poem was written during the height of the 2021 succession of hate crimes against Asian-Americans. Drowning in the news as updates were coming out, I couldn't grasp...

MHSNews | New Club Helps Girls Around the World

By Jack Huster, Marquette High School May 6, 2021

MHS students, Trinity Lopes and Suchita Karnati started the Days for Girls club to help women in our community and all over the world. This story was originally published on Marquette Messenger on May...

Sport of the Arts: A Look from the Rookies

By Sean Nguyen, Yoo-Bin Kwon, Hannah Bang, Garv Jain, and Erin Chen May 5, 2021

As spring sports continue, an activity stands out among the rest as not just a sport, but a sport of the arts: marching band. Originally set to take place in the fall, complications have converted what...

Taking flight to Zen

By Madelyn Christiansen, Millard West High School May 5, 2021

This story was originally published on The Catalyst on May 4, 2021.

Living with mother Earth Ep. 7: What you can do

By Payton Zolck, Carlmont High School April 29, 2021

Throughout, this series Payton Zolck has spoken with various people about climate change and different environmental issues. Join her in the last episode of Living with mother Earth, where she speaks with...

Virginia’s Garden: A mini documentary

By Kimberly Fickerson, Foothill Technology High School April 29, 2021

What does gardening mean to you? This is a question asked in the Home Garden Mini Documentary about Virginia's home garden located in Ojai, California. Virginia touches on how we can create our own garden...

The future of education

By Annabelle Harshbarger and Brooke Sliva April 29, 2021

This story was originally published on The Catalyst on April 28, 2021.

In first year at LHS, Biermann proves positive attitude crushes any obstacles

By Riley Philipp, Lafayette High School April 28, 2021

Though freshman Ashleigh Biermann had a rough start when she came into this world, she is proving that with strong family support and a great attitude, anything can be accomplished. She is active in several...

Students React to Retrenchment

By Nick Distefano, University of Central Missouri April 28, 2021

This story was originally published on Muleskinner on April 14, 2021.

Never Too Late for Goodbye

By Lucie Flagg, North Allegheny Senior High School April 28, 2021

This story was originally published on The Uproar on April 27, 2021.

Writing Recs in Rona Season

By Sean Nguyen, Sahishnu Hanumansetty, Yoo-Bin Kwon, John Kim, and Alex Zhou April 27, 2021

It is that time of the year where students frantically ring up teachers for recommendations. However, with the primary communication between teachers and students being a digital screen this year, teachers...

Teaching in a Pandemic

By Riley Wania and Maya Culian April 27, 2021

We have heard countless stories of how COVID-19 has negatively impacted students, but we rarely get to hear how our teachers feel. With some teachers juggling in-person and virtual classes, this school...

The final stretch

By Miguel Paredes Reyes and Tenley Wright April 27, 2021

This story was originally published on The Catalyst on April 23, 2021.

TJ Broadcast: A Family Production

By Sean Nguyen, Elaine Li, Emily Chen, Dhanbee Suh, and Shrishti Ghosh April 23, 2021

Within TJ Media, the Broadcast branch is responsible for the morning announcements, features, and broadcasts of other school events. With only the final products being uploaded onto Youtube, many students...

Asian Americans rise against racism in a national day action

By Kiana George , Carlmont High School April 22, 2021

As hate crimes agains Asian-Americans have surged in the past few months, thousands of protestors across the U.S. have rallied for change. In San Francisco, organizers brought together local city leaders,...

MHSNews | Local Man Continues Bird Feeding Legacy

By Adriano Robins, Marquette High School April 21, 2021

Local bird watcher, Russell Robins, reflects on what this hobby means to him and the most recent addition to his backyard wildlife. This story was originally published on Marquette Messenger on April...

VIDEO: Leopard Pause: Flying Freshman

By Aiden Beaumariage, Nolan Novotny, and Connor Dunn April 15, 2021

In this week's edition, a freshman takes off into the clouds. This story was originally published on The Red Ledger on April 14, 2021.

“The Stream” helps advance senior’s filmmaking aspirations

By Aditi Darodkar, Liberty High School - TX April 15, 2021

Director, writer, producer, editor and filmmaker, a senior on campus is all that. And now, he’s getting ready for the next stage in his career. According to HollywoodReporter, University of Southern...

Big Ideas, Small Businesses Ep. 2: Damsels in Distress

By Chelsea Plunkett, Carlmont High School April 15, 2021

Welcome to episode two of Big Ideas, Small Businesses, the show that highlights teens and young adults navigating the world of small businesses. In this episode, Talia McWilliams and Elizabeth Higgins...

Carlmont students speak out about Asian hate

By Phoebe Gulsen, Carlmont High School April 14, 2021

This story was originally published on Scot Scoop News on April 13, 2021.

Senior Tawny Quach is interviewed on the topic of cancel culture and whether it should be canceled. Photo by: Iliana Dowdell

Is it Time to Cancel “Cancel Culture”?

By Iliana Dowdell, Klein Cain High School April 14, 2021

https://youtu.be/sZ2cMO2buHs In a world where everyone is constantly being "canceled" over Twitter, has this form of reform done more harm than good? This story was originally published on Cain Live...

The Impacts of COVID-19 On Teenagers

By Caroline Blanke, Madelyn Clark, and Rhea Patel April 13, 2021

This story was originally published on FHNtoday.com on April 13, 2021.

Video story: Vigil recognized victims of violence

By Brooke Scanlon, Ethan Franco, and Izzy Swanson April 13, 2021

This story was originally published on Purbalite on April 9, 2021.

HOSA gets a visit from the US Army

By Madelyn Christiansen and Tenley Wright April 13, 2021

This story was originally published on The Catalyst on March 31, 2021.

Video story: Handprint day hits home for seniors

By Lindsay Bonetti and Grace Hampton April 13, 2021

This story was originally published on Purbalite on April 9, 2021.

Student soars to new heights amidst pandemic

By Preston Kwok, Carlmont High School April 12, 2021

Thaddeus Duffy is currently a senior and has spent the past summer training to get his private pilot license with the Upwind Scholarship program. This story was originally published on Scot Scoop News...

Twin Dragon helps students kick their way to self-confidence

By Sabrina Lo, Carlmont High School April 12, 2021

Twin Dragon Kung Fu Academy is a studio in San Carlos that teaches the art of self-defense. Not only do their tight community and teaching style prepare their students for possible danger in real life,...

Small Businesses Make a Big Difference

By Sean Nguyen, Elaine Li, Armina Rahman, Abhi Peri, and Aneri Shah April 12, 2021

With COVID-19 cracking down on businesses this past year, business owners like Afroza Khan and Vibha Jasani have had to adapt to the changes brought on by this pandemic. Even while following social distancing...

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