Monthly Archives: March 2018

Summit Tahoma and Rainer participate in action-packed Senior Night

By Will Butler Tahoma Sports Editor On March 23, the basketball team held Senior Night at Summit Tahoma. The event was pushed back due to complications, as it was originally scheduled to take place during the Summit Tahoma basketball season. An audience of teachers, students and parents attended the the event. There was a three-point contest between the students who chose

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Everest, and other Summit students, join nationwide walkout

By Ale Navarro, Rylee Storms and Jennifer Valencia Staff Writers Students from Everest Public High School joined the nationwide walkout on March 14, from 10 to 10:17, to pay respect to the 17 victims from the Parkland shooting. Students gathered in the front lot, stepping up to speak out about why they are passionate about having gun control. When each

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Everest students join nationwide walkout

By Katherine Enriquez, Ale Navarro, Esmeralda Pacheco and Rylee Storms Staff Writers A planned student-led walkout on Wednesday is the latest step in the #NeverAgain movement, a nationwide call for action in response to a deadly school shooting. On Feb. 14, 2018 in Parkland, Fla., 17 people were killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School by nineteen-year-old Nikolas Cruz.  Cruz

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Local artist speaks about his craft

By Carlos Cortez Staff Writer San Jose, a city which has birthed numerous world-changing technological marvels, is not only home to future technological innovators. Rather than crafting consumer electronics, some wish to craft in a different form: visual arts. Enter 15-year-old Summit Tahoma sophomore Ethan Matthew Farro, an aspiring filmmaker and illustrator with a YouTube channel by the name of EMF

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Student and teachers offer opinions on the LGBTQ community at Tahoma

By Kaitlyn Kelley Staff Writer Words are a very powerful tool, especially in a school setting where derogatory words can hurt the most. As kids struggle with self-confidence issues already, we really should reconsider our choice of language toward others. Words and phrases like “that’s gay” shouldn’t be allowed at any school, as they are derogatory and don’t make people

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