Monthly Archives: December 2016

A Trump supporter speaks out

By Leah Cortez Staff Writer Donald Trump recently won an election that has caused many mixed emotions for Americans. Connor Hares, a Donald Trump supporter, is a 17-year-old senior who attends Summit Rainier in San Jose. Outside of school, Hares works at a Togo’s restaurant. 1.   Why do you support Donald Trump? “I support Donald Trump because I agree with his

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PHOTO GALLERY: Summit Rainier students walkout to protest Trump

By Amanda Ramirez Staff Writer More than 150 students from Summit Rainier participated in a peaceful student walkout on Nov. 10 in response to the results of the presidential election. Students walked to voice their support for minority groups who might fear the next four years under Donald Trump’s presidency. Click here for a video piece on the walkout.

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Losing the arts means losing education

By C.M. Bateman and Kaitlyn Tran Staff Writers Recently, schools across the country have been cutting art programs. This affects the students by not allowing them to express themselves, and it makes it more difficult for the students to master their core subjects. Without the arts, dropout rates can increase. Schools in the United States have been shifting their attention to

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Students advocate for acting classes

By C.M. Bateman and Kaitlyn Tran Staff Writers In a blindside that devastated the students of Tahoma, more specifically our class of 2019, Summit Public Schools was about to not have the drama classes offered in their Expeditions program. Summit students have the opportunity to take two Expeditions courses a year. The reason why the drama classes were almost not provided

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