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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...

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...

“You’ll Never Dance Again” – A BB Side Review of J.I.D.’s Forever Story

May 30, 2024

‘The Forever Story’ is the third studio album of artist J.I.D., released on August 26 of 2022. J.I.D made his wave pursuing his musical aspirations instead of following his career in football. In...

Drips of Glorified Red

Students show off art skills in OSPI contests

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

Senior Katie Stafford, junior Luca Cordova and sophomore Jolie Ferrer won or were finalists in various art contests featuring the state’s best work. Stafford received $2,000 worth of tuition money from...

Steilacoom’s Got Talent!

McKenna Novak and Issy Pancho May 9, 2024

On May 8th, SHS’s Class of 2026 hosted the annual Steilacoom's Got Talent Show. The 12 acts showed off their incredible talents, giving us goosebumps and leaving the room in awe. The first act of...

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...

Literature Club adviser and AP Literature teacher, Renee Chase, congratulates first place prize winner, SHS senior Noelle Reger, for her short fiction story about the implications of AI set in the not-so-distant future. Senior Makenzie Barber’s poem, “Danced at Dawn,” placed first for poetry. All pieces were judged blindly by a panel of SHS staff.

Literature Club Announces Winners of Short Story and Poetry Contest

Arianna Armiger, News Editor May 9, 2024

Steilacoom High School’s Literature Club hosted a writing competition to showcase some of the talented writers within our school. In the poetry section, Freshman Kenzie Snow-Macomber placed third place,...

Band and Music are celebrated during a morning pep assembly as they prepare to head to the state competition.

Congrats Band and Choir State Champs

Noelle Reger, Editor-In-Chief May 9, 2024

Forty-two students from the music program went to state at Central Washington University on April 26 and 27, competing in 12 categories and placing in multiple. They competed against schools of various...

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...

File:Tyler on his pink BMX (8048750942).jpg by Incase from California, USA is licensed under CC BY 2.0.

Cherry Bomb – A BB Side Review

Fauato Onosai, Online Editor May 8, 2024

On April 15, 2015, Tyler, The Creator released “Cherry Bomb,” his third studio album. “Cherry Bomb” came out in an interesting point in his discography, creating a bridge from his more belligerent...

Sophomore Olivia Ritter and junior Luke Ewers pose with their photos and awards from the Washington State Spring Fair Junior/Senior High Art Show. Ewers cheers after learning he had also won a $100 prize for placing first in the entire photography competition. Ritter took home $50 for placing second overall.

SHS Students Win State Fair Photography and Art Contests

Arianna Armiger, News Editor April 26, 2024

Junior Luke Ewer’s piece “Mind Games'', which depicts a black and white photo of a chess match earned him a $100 cash prize. Ewers states how placing first in the entire competition was such a proud...

Sophomore Lincoln Chaney (center) hears the announcement that his piece was chosen as the Congressional Art Competition winner. Chaney stood up to receive the award and then sat back down in disbelief, ultimately going up to the podium to accept and share a few words about how his piece depicts Joy for him.

SHS Sophomore Lincoln Chaney wins Congressional Art Competition

Lindsay Webster, Adviser April 22, 2024

“You have to look inside to really see the real person and their joys in life,” said SHS sophomore Lincoln Chaney after winning the annual Congressional Art Competition for his piece, “Chameleon.”...

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