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Improvements and new policies on the horizon

July 1, 2018

In November 2017, UPA selected students from every grade level to participate in the first school-wide focus groups....

News brief: PowerSchool to replace Schoology next school year

June 23, 2018

In the 2018-2019 school year, students will no longer be using Schoology to check their grades or receive announcements....

News Brief: 17 Minutes for 17 Victims

News Brief: 17 Minutes for 17 Victims

April 14, 2018

Seventeen people were killed by shooter Nikolas Cruz on Feb. 14 at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in...

News Brief: The World in One Mind

News Brief: The World in One Mind

March 12, 2018

During lunch on Jan. 26 and 30, eighth grader Andrew Crabtree and the members of the Geography Club sat...

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The real life “Crossy Road” experience

Ruchika Singla, In-Depth Editor
June 8, 2018

Thirteen and a half years. We had been preparing for 13 and a half years to enter the realm of adulthood by stepping into the next phase of our life: college. We crammed every bit of those 13 and a half years into a 350 word essay, a brief resume, a portfolio. We, taking information from past decision trends based on statistics and extracurriculars, were predicting, almost expecting, that...

Emily Hung, Editor-in-Chief
March 8, 2018

In light of increasing tension around the issue of sexual harassment, victims of harassment who have exposed their perpetrators—also known as Silence Breakers—are setting the example on an issue that could easily shame those harmed into silence. Earlier this school year, two students were disciplined after writing fictional stories sexually harassing members of the UPA community, and it had...

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Spicing Up the Spanish Department
Looking Through the Lens as a Teacher

Looking Through the Lens as a Teacher

November 17, 2017

Vaishali Patil, a new addition to UPA’s science department, teaches biology and life science. She has a master’s degree...

One Serve + One Pass + One Spike = One Point

One Serve + One Pass + One Spike = One Point

November 15, 2017

After spending the 2016-17 school year coaching middle school girls and boys volleyball, Esther Chen joins UPA this year as a...

Running as the New Cross Country Head Coach
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