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October 8th was more than just a day to relax

Don Thanh, The Bark Website Editor

October 18, 2012

Filed under News

Another non-instructional day hit our school this year on Oct. 8 - could more be coming?If neither Proposition 30 nor Proposition 38 doesn’t pass, then there will be more non-instructional days and cuts that may hit the class...

A new year with a new start

Don Thanh, The Bark Website editor

October 1, 2012

Filed under News, Student Life

Starting off the year with an emphasis on the Sobrato Way, students focused on community bonding and not on the usual course syllabus. The most noticeable changes were the 30 minutes of class and the guest speakers. “ASB ca...

Arrest made in Sierra LaMar kidnapping case

C.J. Garrett, The Bark News Editor

May 24, 2012

Filed under News

A suspect was arrested early Monday evening in connection with the March 16 kidnapping of Ann Sobrato High School sophomore Sierra LaMar. Antolin Garcia-Torres, 21, was taken into custody in Morgan Hill, at the Tennant Station...

Sierra LaMar Featured on “America’s Most Wanted”

Deanna Agneta, The Bark Opinions Editor

May 24, 2012

Filed under News

Sierra LaMar, a 15-year-old sophomore student at Ann Sobrato High School, went missing on March 16.  “America’s Most Wanted,” a national crime television show, worked with LaMar’s family and the KlaasKids Foundation...

Get prepared for graduation

C.J. Garrett, The Bark News Editor

May 14, 2012

Filed under News

Graduation for the Ann Sobrato High School’s Class of 2012 is less than six weeks away, and it promises to be a huge event for seniors and their families alike. There are a few things that you need to know before the ceremony...

Think Green Club Grant

May 11, 2012

Filed under News

The Think Green Club at Ann Sobrato High School recently received a $1,500 grant from Recycle Bank.  It was given to the club for a composting program which is an area where garbage is stored to form good fertilizer to grow plants. The...

Drug-laced cookies cause Live Oak to lockdown

Kelsey Parmenter, The Bark Co-Managing Editor

May 10, 2012

Filed under News

Live Oak High School had a lockdown on Friday, April 20, after several students were given some drug-laced cookies and instead of becoming high, most of the students who had eaten the ‘edibles’ became ill. Several students...

Why Is the Star Test Important?

Thomas Rich, The Bark Staff Reporter

May 4, 2012

Filed under News

Schools in California take the Standardizing Testing and Reporting Test (STAR) every year during April. How does it affect us? Why should we care? Not only because it is required by state law, but because, “it gives a snapshot...

Rock the Mock

Kevin Montano, The Bark Staff Reporter

May 4, 2012

Filed under News

More than 90 Ann Sobrato High School students joined 200 Live Oak High School and Central High School students to participate in a mock interview put on by Morgan Hill’s chamber of Commerce April 5. Rock the Mock is a mock...

And Let the Fun Begin

Deanna Agneta, The Bark Opinions Editor

May 4, 2012

Filed under News

With the recent special schedule for STAR—Standardized Testing and Reporting—testing, seniors have been able to experience the benefits of being upperclassmen. Because they are not required to take the STAR tests, seniors...

School Board Denies Diplomas

Devan Huddleston, The Bark Corrections Editor

May 4, 2012

Filed under News

In a 5 to 2 vote, the Morgan Hill Unified School District school board decided that the Live Oak foreign exchange students Federica Bruno and Lisa Gilardi will not receive normal MHUSD diplomas. Instead, the board will keep...

District changes attendance notifications

Don Thanh, The Bark Web Editor

May 4, 2012

Filed under News

Ann Sobrato High School teachers are now required to submit their attendance for first and second periods before the end of second period. If a student is absent first or second period their parents will receive an automated phone...

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