Rob Collins remembers his time at SLVHS and the supportive community

After coaching for 18 years, Rob Collins is making his way to the end of his coaching career at SLVHS and moving to Colorado. Collins started his coaching career at SLVHS in 1998, gaining 11 SCCAL Championships, 14 CCS Team Championships, 5 State XC Team Championships, 24 Individual CCS Champions, 6 Individual State Champions, 2 … More Rob Collins remembers his time at SLVHS and the supportive community

Boys Golf team puts up good fight throughout season and reflects positively on year

The boys golf season is coming to an end as they approach the end of the school year. The league finals start this week at Pasatiempo. Sophomore Blake Kuehl says, “I expect our team to do fairly well at league finals. I know we are not the best team in the league, but we are … More Boys Golf team puts up good fight throughout season and reflects positively on year

Tommy Chestnut discusses high school career and ambitions for the future

This is Tommy Chestnut’s first year as the Captain of the swim team, but Tommy has been swimming for three years now. He enjoys swimming and getting to know his teammates better. Chestnut says, “I’m gonna miss is being accepted by most of the grades. I will also miss being on the pool deck.” “My … More Tommy Chestnut discusses high school career and ambitions for the future

Robbie Carling talks about his baseball season and future

Senior Captain of the San Lorenzo Valley High School baseball team, Robbie Carling, is enjoying this year of baseball and his last year at the high school. The Cougars baseball team tied for the SCCAL Championship with St. Francis of Watsonville. Carling described the intensity of the situation: “It really is exciting knowing that you … More Robbie Carling talks about his baseball season and future

Legendary video game, “Doom,” released on May 13, continues saga

Doom. Just the name brings to mind the ultimate nerd success story- a passion project made by geeks, for geeks. Doom was a technically mind blowing game, an unreplicatable mix of fantasy, sci-fi, horror, and action, and a love letter to the culture of early 90s. Doom is an eternal legend. Doom is an untouchable … More Legendary video game, “Doom,” released on May 13, continues saga

Memorial Day history as well as the modern appreciation for veterans

Memorial Day means different things to different people. It’s the unofficial start of the summer, the annual weekend of cannon fire at Roaring Camp, and the breather before the finals grind. To many, Memorial Day evening brings to mind pulling out the old military portraits, grilling burgers with the family, and a moment of silence … More Memorial Day history as well as the modern appreciation for veterans

From a Junior crazy enough to take four APs to you: advice and optimism

“What is the first word that comes to mind when you think of stress?” I asked Junior, Buddy Takemoto. Takemoto, with an unvarnished and even tone, replied, “Darrough.” Throughout SLVHS, Advanced Placement classes, or AP’s, such as Ms. Darrough’s AP English Language and Composition, are becoming benchmarks for academic success. However, the stress that often … More From a Junior crazy enough to take four APs to you: advice and optimism

SLVHS Choir: a valuable experience for all participants

The melodic blend of each unique individuals voice: this is the essence of choir. It creates something uniquely beautiful with a group of diverse people. Choir also comes with the opportunity to perform an assortment of different music styles. Choir incorporates deeper understanding of the music world from the past and present. These are the … More SLVHS Choir: a valuable experience for all participants