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Chamber Choir? More like Carnegie Choir

Chamber Choir? More like Carnegie Choir

Noelle Reger, Editor-in-Chief May 30, 2024

On June 1, the SHS Chamber Choir will be joining the long list of accomplished Carnegie Hall performers. They were invited to be there along with other choirs from around the country, most of which are...

Amaya Jordan, Marquis Bean, Jaylynn Dobbs, Mya Clardy, Evoleno Oledan, Malemo Kavinguha and Dori Emmons study in the SHS library between their in-person Running Start classes at Pierce College. Several Running Start students use the library for their virtual courses as well.

Running Start Students want more Support

Analyssa Bugay, A/E Editor May 30, 2024

Accommodations for Running Start students have been less than substandard this school year, according to SHS senior Leah Saratsis, who has returned for comment on the issue. She believes the school is...

Trade out College for Trade School?

Darren Vargas-Holmes, Staff Reporter May 30, 2024

As this school year comes to a close many seniors are heading off to college. However, some may be looking for an alternative. College is great, but it’s not for everyone. There are lots of ways to head...

Uproar over new Codex in Warhammer

Uproar over new Codex in Warhammer

Liam Buoniconti, Staff Reporter May 30, 2024

Recently in the Warhammer 40k community there has been a massive uproar over the new codex (rule book that contains everything you'll need to know on how to build your army and shows off each miniature...

Microplastic by Oregon State University is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0.

Microplastics are Being Found Where they don’t Belong

Tori Bryant, Staff Reporter May 30, 2024

Recent studies have detected a worrying increase in microplastics within the human body.   What are microplastics?   Microplastics are pieces of plastic five millimeters or less,...

Senior Ben Hegge performs at the SHS Spring Band and Music Concert.

Hegge on Drums:

Tori Bryant, Staff Reporter May 9, 2024

SHS senior Benjamin Hegge has won multiple awards in music. He claims it all  started at Pioneer Middle School when he began middle school and Jenessa Stout convinced him to join band. He originally wanted...

Is Plasma Donation Right for you?

Darren Vargas-Holmes, Staff Reporter May 9, 2024

If you’re 18 and looking to make some extra money twice a week, then consider donating plasma. Plasma is the liquid part of your blood without your red and white blood cells. It’s also necessary to...

Late Night with the Devil: a Movie Review

Leo Johnson, Staff Reporter May 9, 2024

Ghost stories have been a staple in horror media, from “The Conjuring” (2013) to” The Exorcist” (1973), only now these stories have taken a new format in today's horror movies. “Late Night with...

Mental Health Column: Dissociative Identity Disorder

Atlas Yerabek, Feature Editor May 9, 2024

DID is a disorder caused by severe childhood trauma. DID stands for Dissociative Identity Disorder, this is a mental health condition where the child's brain doesn't fully form one identity and can form...

Help for Self-Harm

Darren Vargas-Holmes, Staff Reporter May 9, 2024

In a study conducted by BMC Psychiatry, one in six adolescents aged 12 to 16 engage in non-suicidal self-injury (NNSI), or self harm. Only 18% of them sought professional help. For Mental Health Awareness...

Editorial Cartoon Illustration

How Project 2025 would Take the United States Back Decades

McKenna Novak, Opinion Editor May 9, 2024

Project 2025 was created by Donald Trump’s allies at the Heritage Foundation, a conservative activism group, along with over 100 other conservative groups. Last year, they released a 920-page document...

Drought Headed for Washington State

Gabriel Ortiz, Online Editor May 9, 2024

Through the summer of 2024 Washington State Department of Ecology has announced a statewide drought warning. A drought warning is issued when less than 75% of water supplies are available to the state....

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