Seattle School Board postpones start time decision

Anna Ferkingstad, News Editor
April 24, 2014
Filed under News

According to the National Sleep Foundation, American teenagers require about 9-1/4 hours of sleep a night. However, only 8 percent of them are getting it. In recent years, such statistics and growing public pressure has pushed many school districts, including the Seattle Public Schools,... Read more »

Senior Byron White is in police custody for recent Greenwood murder

Anna Ferkingstad , News Editor
March 1, 2014
Filed under News

Ballard High School senior Byron White is in police custody for suspected involvement in a recent Greenwood murder after trying to board a plane at Sea-Tac Airport Saturday morning. White was identified by police Friday evening after a warrant allowed them to search a home... Read more »

BHS senior suspect in recent Greenwood murder

Anna Ferkingstad, Evan Bunnage, Kendall Collins, and Marissa Roe
March 1, 2014
Filed under News, Showcase

Seattle Police announced senior Byron White as a suspect in the February 23 murder of 54 year old David L. Peterson. 17 year old White transferred to Ballard High School from Cleveland High School for the 2013-2014 school year. Police believe White may have left Seattle. ... Read more »

Chomping down on school lunch

Chomping down on school lunch

Anna Ferkingstad , News Editor
February 10, 2014
Filed under Focus, News

Pizza, sandwiches, and cinnamon rolls: the District names it and the kitchen makes it. For most students and staff, the day does not begin until the first bell at 7:50 a.m. — with parking spots quickly filling and students rushing through the hallways. However, as early as 6:15 a.m. lunchroom manager... Read more »

An arsenal of ice cream

An arsenal of ice cream

Anna Ferkingstad, News Editor
December 18, 2013
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Creamy, local, flavorful ice cream. Homemade push pops that scream of childhood. Friendly service and welcoming decor. Parfait’s new location in Ballard is a tucked away gem. Parfait, a mobile eatery turned... Read more »

Hazing

Hazing

Anna Ferkingstad, News Editor
October 22, 2013
Filed under News, Showcase

PVC pipes. Headless golf clubs. Urine. Maple syrup and flour. For a group of Inglemoor High School seniors last spring, these were the materials used to induct juniors into a spirit club, the “Naked Viks.” As... Read more »

Police find nearby drug house

Anna Ferkingstad, News Editor
June 13, 2013
Filed under News

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Seattle boycott draws national attention

Seattle boycott draws national attention

Anna Ferkingstad, News Editor
February 7, 2013
Filed under News

Led by history teacher Jesse Hagopian, the teachers of Garfield High School published a letter on January 10 that would soon echo across the country. Both in the letter and at a press conference, they declared they were going to refuse to administer the district-mandated Measures of Academic Progress... Read more »