A student’s perspective on the Washington D.C. trip to witness Trump’s inauguration, the Women’s March, and much more

As I stepped into the body of the United Airlines airplane, I had to think to myself, “This will be fun. Something good will come of this. Everything will be okay.” I was not sure of this. I did not know, what with the newly elected president, if I would actually be able to have … More A student’s perspective on the Washington D.C. trip to witness Trump’s inauguration, the Women’s March, and much more

French exchange students discuss their experience in California so far

Photo: Facebook.com Here at San Lorenzo Valley High School, we have a proud history of hosting exchange students. This year we are hosting two students from France, and they are staying with Salem Maness for the entire year. They will be graduating and walking with the class of 2016, and we are excited to see … More French exchange students discuss their experience in California so far

The Italian trip of a lifetime for one student

Source: thefreedomtraveller.com  The lights lit up the town as night owls swarmed around the restaurants and confectionary shop windows, drawn to the allure and the warmth of the light and the tantalizing smells that slipped into the crisp night air. Welcome to Venice, Italy. Or, as the locals and true lovers of the city, call it, … More The Italian trip of a lifetime for one student

International Winter Holiday Traditions

Tis the season to be jolly! December is a month of multicultural holiday celebrations. Some of these more well known holidays are Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa. However, December has many more notable holidays such as the Three Kings Day celebration, St. Lucia’s Day, Ramadan, Eid al-Fitr, the Fiesta of our Lady of Guadalupe, and Omisoka … More International Winter Holiday Traditions

Nepal: Riding on Elephants, Buddhist Monasteries and Masala Tea

There is something special about traveling somewhere with zero expectations and no idea of what it will be like. It’s the feeling of simultaneously experiencing something so new and yet so similar that it’s like a paradox fully enveloping your body. That is what Nepal is. A place of paradox on a geographically sandwiched between … More Nepal: Riding on Elephants, Buddhist Monasteries and Masala Tea

A first-hand account of Ms. Orbuch’s foreign adventures

Back from her travels around the world, Ms.Orbuch, the APES and Biology teacher, has returned to SLVHS to continue inspiring the scientists of the future. Now, Ms.Orbuch has shared her experiences to satisfy many students’ curiosity about her legendary trips.   Q: Where did you go? A: South Africa, Botswana, Columbia, Papua New Guinea, Fiji … More A first-hand account of Ms. Orbuch’s foreign adventures