Monthly Archives: April 2017

Journalists feel the effect of President Trump’s perception of libel

By Amanda Ramirez Staff Writer Donald Trump might take action on his negative views toward the media by “opening up libel laws” during his presidency. Many times throughout Mr. Trump’s campaign trail, the public has noticed his libel threats upon journalists. One example is from a Donald Trump rally in Fort Worth, Texas on Feb. 26, 2016, which gave insight

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Everest students create pop-up stores

By Madison Chamness and Serina Sperduto Staff Writers At Everest Public High School, the student population has access to many different Expeditions courses. One popular course option is Entrepreneurship, taught by Vivy Chao, which is a class where you learn skills that aid you in the business. During the second round of Entrepreneurship, the class organized a pop-up store, which

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Teachers observe #ADayWithoutAWoman as part of International Women’s Day

By Micah Tam Staff Writer On March 8, not only was it International Women’s Day, it was also the observation of the #ADayWithoutAWoman protest, which acted as an extension of the #ADayWithoutAnImmigrant protest. On this day, women all over the world struck to show how the absence of women would impact society and the economy. Among the women who chose

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Showing Summit Prep’s community through language

By Arturo Avila Staff Writer Summit Preparatory Charter High School is defined by its diversity. Summit Prep’s students and teachers speak many languages. Summit Prep students and teachers talked about what community means to them in two different languages. Summit Prep academic coach Yaro Lola (English) Mr. Lola (Spanish) Summit Prep senior Angela Padilla (English) Padilla (Spanish) Summit Prep freshmen

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Expeditions classes showcase their students’ work

By Jacqueline Bella and Arianna Rosiles Staff Writers Anthropology  In the Anthropology Expeditions course, the students exhibited three ordinary, everyday objects and explained why those objects are important to their culture and why they are a part of their culture. Then they compared their objects to other cultures. Girl Rising In this Expeditions class, young students learn about female empowerment

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Arts students perform during Celebration of Learning

By Absa Fall and Michael Taylor  Staff Writers Creative Writing, Video Production and Drama students showcased their performance skills during the Celebration of Learning on April 6. Here’s what it looked like: Creative Writing:  Poets from the Creative Writing class exhibit their work to the public. Freshmen Yamileth Silva, Ivan Medina, Alexis Martinez and Alex Gil from the team Restless

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Tahoma students tackle real world issues during Expeditions

By Kenia Bustos Staff Writer This year students at Summit Tahoma have been working on engaging projects during Expeditions. At the beginning of the year students chose a course of eight weeks (the courses are separated into two-week rounds throughout the year). In their courses, students learned how to develop skills that will eventually help them with future projects. The

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Art at Celebration of Learning showcases students’ knowledge

By C.M. Bateman Photo Editor During the Celebration of Learning at Summit Public Schools: Tahoma, students from the Visual Arts class and the Holocaust class created artwork to display what they’ve learned from their courses. Students in the Visual Arts course, taught by Eli Cetto, created a full-room display of all the work they have made throughout the year. Here

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