the Creative Media Club 2021-22

By Saanvi Dwibhashyam The 2021-2022 school year is almost over at the Quarry Lane school, and to commemorate that, we decided to highlight the clubs at Quarry Lane. We wanted to celebrate them for giving students a space for their interests and to express themselves. I conducted a brief interview with a sophomore, Prajanya Kannan, […]

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The Debate Team’s Record-Breaking Year

By Sanjana Bajaj The Quarry Lane Speech and Debate Program allows middle and high school students to advance their public speaking skills and knowledge of global affairs through various events such as Public Forum Debate and Informative Speaking. Introductory and intermediate middle and high school speech and debate classes are offered, as well as after-school […]

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The Creative Media Club Slideshow: 2021-2022

by Michelle Pan The skills of visual communication are more applicable than ever in today’s digital and social media based world. Thus, the Creative Media Club explores photography, photo editing, and videography in an exploratory, collaborative manner in which club members are all welcome to contribute to the team by introducing their own ideas or […]

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QLS Tech support: a year in review

by Joshua Yang In the first semester, November, the Robotics team entered the Madtown Throwdown in Madera. For the second semester of the school year, the Robotics team participated in the Silicon Valley Regional and Sacramento Regional in which they qualified for the World Championships in Houston. The goal of the competition, Rapid React, was […]

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Thank you, Mr Nguyen!

By Audrey Kamena Despite his involvement in almost every aspect of high school life at Quarry Lane, Mr. Nguyen’s devotion to the school often goes uncelebrated. Now that he will no longer be leading the high school administration team, we would like to recount some of Mr. Nguyen’s best moments, most impactful contributions, and roles […]

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Senior College Panel

By Sudharsan Gopalakrishnan We recently had the senior panel conducted on May 20th, 2022. Here, several seniors got the opportunity to converse about their experiences through their highschool life, college admissions, essays, activities, and more. They also provided a lot of useful tips about college admissions, specifically how to organize your colleges (e.g. through a […]

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Global Education Club 2021-22

By Michelle Pan The Global Education Club hosts weekly reading buddy sessions with elementary school students and organizes a peer tutoring program amongst students, promoting a collaborative atmosphere that allows the entire QLS community to come together. In addition, the club fundraises for various organizations, with two of the most notable being KHEN Cambodia, a […]

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Is AI the Future?

Computer Science has been there for over a century at this point, and it’s fascinating to see its growing changes over time. However, very recently, AI has been making an increasingly popular trend. Today, whether you agree or not, we depend on AI. You may be thinking… how? Well, take your GPS for example when […]

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Molnupiravir: miracle pill?

by Sanjana Bajaj In the fight against the COVID-19 virus, a new drug has been introduced to significantly mitigate the disease’s effects. Named after Thor’s hammer, Mjölnir, the drug molnupiravir could be a powerful tool for reducing the risk of hospitalization and death among coronavirus patients. Here’s what you need to know about how the pill works, and […]

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China’s Crackdown on video games

by Aditi Swaminathan A new policy, effective September 1, was passed in China to restrict minors from gaming during the school week, with the exception of an hour on Fridays, weekends, and holidays. There were already guidelines in place, stating gaming time allotments and ages, but this newly passed law takes the gaming prohibitions to […]

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