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SchoolTubers

SchoolTubers

Kaleigh Henderson, Podcast Manager

February 26, 2020

There are 31 million different channels on YouTube, as of Jan. 31, 2020. In such a giant ocean of video and sound, it can be hard to grow your own presence on the global video-sharing website. But among those 31 million, that hasn't been a problem for these two channels, run by students and facult...

A safe place

A safe place

Zoe Barnett, Co-Opinion Editor

February 20, 2020

One in five teenagers suffer from a mental illness, and according to Teen Mental Health. That's 20% of our population. Teenagers experience a wide variety of mental disorders, ranging from ADHD, to anxiety, to depression and other mental disorders.  Inside the walls of classrooms, there is littl...

Poetry Out Loud 2020

Poetry Out Loud 2020

Kylie Zeman, Lily Frazier, and Kaleigh Henderson

February 13, 2020

All sophomores memorized and performed two poems in their English classes in the past few months, and the best performance of each class moved up and performed at a school-wide competition. The winner of the contest, Anna Olson, will perform at the state competition on Mar. 13.

What are the counselors doing for you?

What are the counselors doing for you?

Morgan Johnson, Staff Reporter

January 29, 2020

In the U.S., the rate of high school-aged youth considering and committing suicide continues to rise, according to Child Trends. There has been a 33% suicide increase for 15 to 19-year-old students since 2009. Out of every 100,000 high school students, ten committed suicide in 2016. More than a quarter...

How do we want to be remembered?

How do we want to be remembered?

Delaney Callaghan, Current Events editor

January 28, 2020

In my second-ever StoryCorps, I sit down with my dad and talk about his proudest moments and how he wants to be remembered. If you skip to 0:40, you can hear my dads advice for what to do when you get caught stealing a plane. StoryCorps is a non-profit challenging people to capture their families...

A look inside STEM education

A look inside STEM education

Delaney Callaghan, Current Events Editor

November 14, 2019

Every early-release day, the robotics team, known as To Be Determined or TBD, hosts a STEM camp where elementary and middle schoolers have a chance to have a hands-on experience with STEM activities. Beth Landsem, junior, is one of the organizers of these events.  “For these, we have around five different ...

Leading the lions through League

Anna Gay, Staff Reporter

October 27, 2019

Varsity volleyball has a new head coach, Emilie Wilmes. Even though she’s new to her position, she has had experience working with the past two head coaches, Carl Neuburger and Michelle Hoover. “It’s good,” Wilmes said. “I’ve been one of the assistants for the last two years.”  ...

GSA creates safe space

GSA creates safe space

Morgan Johnson, Staff Reporter

October 14, 2019

“I get called slurs, like in the hallways,” Susie Walters, senior and President of the Gender-Sexuality Alliance, said. The impact of bullying on queer youth is to not be taken lightly. According to the Trevor Project, “LGB youth seriously contemplate suicide at almost three times the rate of heterosexual youth.” Suicide is already th...

School dances evolving for “century of pride”

School dances evolving for “century of pride”

Karina Rower, Staff Reporter

October 10, 2019

School dances are considered a quintessential high school experience, and are conforming to new trends as the years go on. This year, the Associated Student Body (ASB), is taking old traditions and revamping them to motivate the student body to show their school spirit. An example of these changes is ...

The new addition to the counseling team

The new addition to the counseling team

Emma Coke, Social Media Editor

October 4, 2019

This year, our school has a new addition to the counseling team. Austin Wilson is the new college and careers administrator.  Wilson had never really intended on becoming a college and careers administrator. "I have always enjoyed helping people," Wilson said. "becoming a college and career administrator was j...

Goodbye Wray, hello Kloth

Goodbye Wray, hello Kloth

Ethan Gill, Opinions Editor

September 29, 2019

After completing her student teaching under Andy West, and over seven years of teaching here, Jessica Wray, English teacher, is leaving for Franklin High School in Southeast Portland. “I have a connection that works at Franklin, he reached out to me and said, are you at all interested in teaching P...

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