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The Emerald

From the Editor: Our Commitment to You

Eric Coestad '21
August 19, 2020

Dear Emerald Readers, Happy 2020-2021 school year! We at The Emerald are committed to bringing you comprehensive coverage of events and developments that are of interest to the SHC community as a whole....

Graduating during SIP – Class of 2020

Graduating during SIP - Class of 2020
May 21, 2020

With the help of the English department, the Emerald asked the Class of 2020 for a few words of wisdom and reflection. Here is what they had to say about clearing out their lockers, saying goodbye to high...

2019 Fall Sports Review

December 4, 2019

Courtesy of SHC's amazing athletic directors (Mr. Phil Freed and Ms. Jo Ann Momono), here is the 2019 Fall Varsity Sports Review. Boys and Girls Cross Country: In his 22nd season as head coach,...

SHC Athletes: Playing in College

April 11, 2019

As the school year of 2018-19 starts to come to a finish, many seniors are preparing to leave the SHC community and find their place in the world. 12 seniors, in particular, have shown tremendous dedication...

The Emerald Open House

The Emerald Open House
October 25, 2018

The Emerald Open House                                      

Letter from the Editors – Start of School

Letter from the Editors - Start of School
September 6, 2018

Dear Readers, Summer is moving fast into fall, and it’s a kickoff to yet another school year! Your Emerald Editors are looking forward to bringing you a new and improved destination for the latest...

The Path to Greatness

Patrick Pan
May 25, 2017

You probably have heard of Olympic legends such as Michael Phelps or Usain Bolt. For most athletes, qualifying for the Olympics and winning a gold medal is the ultimate dream. But the road to achieving...


May 25, 2017

A personal ode to the universal enemy of procrastination. The overwhelming feeling of dread disabling productive action. An honest, opinionated examination of daily delay, indecisive idling, lazy loafing....

A Plethora of Passions: SHC’s Inquiry and Innovation Showcase

Photo by Liam Carey, i2 Program Director
April 24, 2017

The second floor was booming this past Saturday, as students from the Inquiry and Innovation (i2) Program gathered for their third annual showcase. Over the course of the past school year, each member...

Federal Transgender Protections Revoked by Trump

Federal Transgender Protections Revoked by Trump
March 9, 2017

President Trump tackles his first major social issue during his term. The President repealed Pres. Obama’s federal mandate protecting transgender bathroom access according to their identified gender....

An Interview with Devin Nelson, a True Superstar with an Electric Guitar

Devin Nelson (top right) as lead guitarist in his band The Y Axes
March 9, 2017

Near the end of summer, I excitedly checked my PowerSchool portal to see who my teachers for the next semester would be. I opened the web page to find out that someone by the name Devin Nelson would be...

Tom Brady, A Force to be Reckoned With

Tom Brady, A Force to be Reckoned With
March 2, 2017

Tom Brady, a Bay Area native, has done it all. Brady grew up in San Mateo, California and attended Serra High School, where he idolized Joe Montana through his glory years and was determined to accomplish...

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