Tag Archives: Lowell High School

8mm Film Review: Try Harder

Before Try Harder came out in theatres, Number Two Son mentioned to me that he had a friend who worked on the marketing of the film, and so we decided to watch it together while he was home on winter … Continue reading

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‘Try Harder’ Documentary – Theatrical Release (and limited ticket giveway) this Weekend in NY, LA & SF Bay Area

The last Debbie Lum documentary I saw was back in 2013 at CAAMFest, ‘Single Asian Female,’ exploring the desirability of Single Asian Females (SAFs), in particular by non-Asian men and following a San Francisco Bay Area white man, Steven, who … Continue reading

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How to have a Winning Track Team without a Usable Track

Imagine an academically focused high school with plenty of Asians Americans and without a consistently usable track and limited athletic funding. What if any sport would it excel in? Why track of course! In this interview at milesplit.com, Lowell High … Continue reading

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Admissions Test Prep: Stepping Stone to Asian Americans, Considered Unfair by Others

New York City’s top academic high schools like Bronx Science (pictured above) and Stuyvesant have one entrance criteria:  performance on the Specialized High School Admissions Test (SHSAT). While many Asian American families look at SHSAT preparation courses as a stepping … Continue reading

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Thomas Jefferson High for Science and Technology Ranked #1 US Public High School

When I read a story on Yahoo Finance about America’s best high schools (summarizing rankings by US News and World Report), I noticed that Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology was at the top of the list.  When … Continue reading

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(Mostly Asian) High School Student Newspaper Runs Supremacist Ad

A bunch of white white supremacists pulled a fast one on the Student Newspaper staff of Lowell High School in San Francisco, pulling a bait-and-switch and redirecting a web address left in an ad to an a “campaign to inform, … Continue reading

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