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People don’t know how to feel about the district’s new fundraising regulations

People don’t know how to feel about the district’s new fundraising regulations

Piper Sloan, Staff Reporter

October 27, 2017No Comments

The School Board has a new policy restricting the use of online crowd funding websites to raise money for classrooms, clubs and ASB. No clubs organized through ASB, or through...

Roof construction projected to be finished by the end of October

Roof construction projected to be finished by the end of October

Zoe Bodovinitz, Staff Reporter

October 24, 2017No Comments

Wayne’s Roofing has been working for five months to ensure that the school roof is watertight this winter for the first time in almost 20 years. For years the roof has...

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Blazing a trail for a college alternative

Blazing a trail for a college alternative

Kate Inge, Staff Reporter
November 21, 2017

Four year colleges, AP classes, SATs. These are all things high school students have been reminded of in the wake of higher education. But unlike most students, junior Oscar Wolken has found a career path that fits his views on school and matches what he's passionate about. At the beginning of Wolken's junior year, a trip to the counselor’s office solidified what job he now aims for. Training...

Exploring the world of circus arts

Exploring the world of circus arts

Elsa Andersen, Features Editor
November 21, 2017

While many students participate in soccer or basketball, senior Sam Wilk has found a passion for a different type of sport. Wilk has been participating in circus arts with the School of Acrobatics and New Circus Arts (SANCA) since he was 10. “The first troupe I joined was the Magnificent 7,” Wilk said. “I was in the Magnificent 7 when I was 10ish and then I was in that for I think two years...

Natural disasters of unnatural proportion

Natural disasters of unnatural proportion

Piper Sloan, Staff Reporter
October 24, 2017

Flames flicker to the north, winds howl to the south, rain beats down on the ground in the east, tectonic plates shift underneath us. Dirt, mud and snow fall down in suffocating waves. Everywhere the sky is blanketed in a thick grey mixture of clouds, smoke and dust. The past few months have been rough for Mother Nature. As of Oct. 17 there have been 155 total named tropical storms and ten ten hurricanes,...

Arts & Entertainment

Will the Georgetown Morgue scare you to death?

Kylie Williams, Staff Reporter | November 21, 2017

The big “thing” in Seattle during Halloween season is the renowned KUBE 93 haunted house. Ranked in the top 10 for haunted houses across the nation, I didn’t know what to expect for my first time going. Well, they get you settled in as soon as you get there, with the headbanging heavy rock music that plays while you wait in line. And while you wait outside in the dark and classic Seattle rain,...

Exploring the world of circus arts

Exploring the world of circus arts

Elsa Andersen, Features Editor | November 21, 2017

While many students participate in soccer or basketball, senior Sam Wilk has found a passion for a different type of sport. Wilk has been participating in circus arts with the School of Acrobatics and New Circus Arts (SANCA) since he was 10. “The first troupe I joined was the Magnificent 7,” Wilk said. “I was in the Magnificent 7 when I was 10ish and then I was in that for I think two years...

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