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Santos to take Spanish Honoring Heritage

Santos to take Spanish Honoring Heritage

Liana Reed, Staff-Reporter May 30, 2024

After a stressful and hard junior year, overcoming loss, grief and lots of pressure, senior Lily Santos is really looking forward to graduation. She is especially excited about moving to Texas and being...

Where The Seniors See Themselves In Ten Years

McKenna Novak, Opinion Editor May 30, 2024

“I see myself in the US Air Force as a lieutenant after I completed college.” -Vincent Mungai “With a doberman and a tuxedo cat.” -Olivia Williams “Hopefully, in 10 years, I will be in...

Illustration: Madilyn Sotoamaya

SHS Drops Classes Citing Staff Shortage and Course Prioritization

Lillian Sotoamaya, Staff Reporter May 30, 2024

“We were biting off more than we could chew,” said SHS Principal Jake Tyrrell regarding the adjustment to the classes offered for the upcoming school year. As a result of these changes certain classes...

“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...

What Happened the Year Seniors were Born:

McKenna Novak, Opinion Editor May 30, 2024

• The most popular show was “American Idol,” with country music star Carrie Underwood as the winner. • The top grossing film was Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith. • The number...

Funniest  Senior Tardy  Excuses

Funniest Senior Tardy Excuses

McKenna Novak, Opinion Editor May 30, 2024

Kia Soul going 20 in a 45 -Kevin Rasquinha No excuses, just honestly say I didn’t want to be there - Isabella Pizzoferrato Garbage TRUCK :| -Sarah Hoberecht I keep it lowkey and say “I HATE...

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...

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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Dune II: Dune of Arrakis

Andre Orozco, Layout Team April 17, 2024

Legendary Pictures followed up their highly successful film, “Dune”, which garnered a grand $406 million dollars in the box office with the sequel, “Dune: Part 2”. Directed by Denis Villenueve,...

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