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National Freedom Day, February 1st

Piper Schutter, 1st Year Reporter

February 14, 2017

Filed under News

Most of us just let it pass by like any other holiday that we know nothing about. Well let me tell you. National Freedom Day was made for us to recognize the United States signing the resolution that proposed the 13th amendment of th...

Second Semester

Sketcher Ridpath, 1st Year Reporter

February 13, 2017

Filed under News

In Washington State, only 15% of high school students meet Math standards, 25% of high school students meet English Language Arts standards, and 60% of high school students meet Science standards. On the other hand, 45% of middle...

The History of Valentine’s Day

Katie Kerin and Grace Wallen

February 13, 2017

Filed under A&E, News

Every year on February 14th, Valentine’s day is celebrated all over the world. People give greeting cards, chocolates and flowers to loved ones. Valentine’s day is the second most popular card sending holiday after Christmas, but what is the histor...

Tech Expo

Sketcher Ridpath

February 13, 2017

Filed under News

At the 2016 tech expo, more than 4,200 people showed up to learn about how technology plays its part in education. There were more than eight hundred students and one hundred fifty-four teachers all at one hundred two booths. Last year, the tech ...

A Proposed Bill Allows Fans to Bring Guns into Washington Stadiums

Tionna Taylor, 1st Year Reporter

February 13, 2017

Filed under News, Sports

A recent bill that allows fans to bring in concealed guns into Washington State stadiums, such as Century Link and Safeco Field, has been proposed by Republican Representatives Matt Shea, David Taylor, and Bob McCaslin. Their...

School in the Early 1900’s Compared to 2000’s

Olivia Cowley, 1st Year Reporter

February 13, 2017

Filed under News, Opinion

The United States’ education system has dramatically changed from the 1900’s to the 2000’s. Gender roles were more prominent, racial segregation was the norm, and teachers had different sets of laws placed upon them. G...

Global Warming: A Real Threat

Olivia Cowley, 1st Year Reporter

February 13, 2017

Filed under News

Over the years, people have debated whether or not global warming is in fact real. However, there have been hundreds of studies proving its existence and the effect we are having on its gradual increase. What exactly is global warming you ask? By definiti...

Minimum Wage Increase

Lauren Himes, First Year Journalist

February 13, 2017

Filed under News

On a Tuesday, November 8, 2016, we voted and Initiative 1433 was passed. “Initiative 1433 ensures every Washington worker can earn paid sick and safe leave and raises the minimum wage to $13.50 phased-in over four years and...

5 Foods that Look Healthy But Are Actually the Opposite

Lada Smenova, 1st Year Reporter

February 13, 2017

Filed under News

There are many foods that might look healthy and sound healthy but they are not. #1 is breakfast cereal. Cereals are the worst foods you can possibly eat at the start of the day. They are usually loaded with sugar and re...

KR and Lunar New Year

Katie Freeman, First Year Reporter

February 13, 2017

Filed under Feature, News

This year, lunar new year will be the year on the rooster on January 28, 2017, symbolizing fidelity and punctuality. To determine the date of lunar new year, china and most Asian countries use a lunar calendar based off o...

NSBA National School Boards Association Conference

Emma Balcom, 1st Year Reporter

February 10, 2017

Filed under News

   The March 25-27, 2017 Denver NSBA National School Boards Association Conference has come to Denver Washington to educate people on their mission, vision, and strategic plan to make schools better. The conference is attended b...

World AIDS Day

Lauren Himes, First Year Reporter

December 15, 2016

Filed under News

December 1 is World AIDS day. This day is in dedication and an opportunity for people worldwide to fight against HIV AIDS. On this day people support and remember those who have fallen due to this disease. In 2014 just in ...