By Kim Tran
The sight of empty desks is nothing new at Novato High. Truancy is an ongoing, problematic issue facing many high schools.
By Lauren Lubin
Every student at Novato High is required to compile 40 community service hours in order to graduate. There are multiple ways one can gain these hours, ranging from on-campus gigs to a four-day camp with fifth graders. Unfortunately, students aren’t getting the amount of hours they deserve.
By McKenzie Wegner
Many high school students throughout Marin are getting ready for their winter break, which they will be spending in Tahoe at the annual SnowGlobe music festival. The three-day long festival is held on the athletic field of Lake Tahoe Community College, and runs from December 29th to December 31st.
By Regina Sanchez
Competitive cheer will be recognized as an official high school sport under the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) next year.
By Ava Francis-Hall
Close to 150 students walked out of their sixth period classes on Monday, November 14 at 1:30 p.m., and walked through downtown Novato to peacefully protest their new president elect, Donald Trump.
By Juliet Aguilera
Suspension has been one of the harsh consequences for any student who has misbehaved or broken a school rule, but at Novato High, suspension isn’t always viewed as the best option for discipline.
By Catherine Van Weele and Alexa Bleth
This school year, Novato High students are feeling swamped by the amount of homework given each night by their teachers. For many classes, especially AP courses, students receive several hours of homework each night. This can be extremely hard to manage, especially with extracurriculars and jobs.
The Swarm is releasing their second edition! Welcome to the Swarm!
By Dharma Bartram
Lina Ahmadieh moved to the U.S. from Lebanon a few months ago and is now teaching math at Novato High School.
By Robin Grace Bagaygay
This past Thursday, the NHS homecoming rally began with an uproar of excited students filled with school spirit and ended with a great celebration. From singing out loud to yelling across the gym, students of all grades enjoyed the Disney-themed rally.