Monthly Archives: April 2018

Intriguing Psychology class helps students understand human behavior

By Maddie Artap and Skylar Peters Staff Writers In the Expeditions Psychology course at Summit Prep, students study the brain and learn what is happening in the brain when certain behaviors emerge. The purpose of this course is for students to learn why people act the way they do and to apply that knowledge in their daily lives. Walker Rowe,

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Students practice different aspects of filmmaking

By Jon Garvin and Kai Lock Staff Editors Acting, screenwriting, directing and many more tools are taught to students in the Intro to Video Production course, which is offered by the Summit Expeditions team. Students who take the course learn different parts of filmmaking. Vincent Nelson, the Intro to Video Production teacher, explained: “In my class, we make short films.

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Cooking Fundamentals gives kids the skills necessary to make their own meals

By Seann Brick, Oscar Burgos, Alexis Pereznegron and Marvin Varela  Staff Writers The purpose of the Cooking Fundamentals Expeditions course is to help out students by teaching them the basics of cooking. This is important because in the future they’re going to need to learn how to cook to survive. Their Celebration of Learning project was to show the students’ parents the

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Celebration of Learning comes to Summit Prep

By Marcelo Espinoza, Raul Martinez, Nick Reed and Armando Sanchez  Staff Writers  In this special episode of Tangled Headphones, we are joined by Expeditions Director Lucretia Witte to talk about what Celebration of Learning is and what different Expeditions classes are doing for that event. This year’s Celebration of Learning will be held at Summit Preparatory Charter High School on Thursday, April

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City of Caterpillar is the greatest screamo act of all-time

By Nick Reed Staff Editor City of Caterpillar is a Richmond, Va. post-hardcore band that formed in 2000. Coming to be later than most of their contemporaries, City of Caterpillar stood out in the post-hardcore scene for their raw, passionate, screamed vocal deliveries, but at the same time they craft a clean-cut, well-produced overall sound. The group recorded their only

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Citizens express their views on street art

By Kainoa Garo, Nethan Sivarapu, Maxwell Taniguchi-King and Ian Vu Staff Writers Functioning as a foundation and reinforcing the network of cultures, art is the crucial factor that enables us to express our passions. While walking the streets of downtown San Jose, said art is found on virtually every corner. In many cases, this art appears in the form of visual art, in

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Unheard voices join the gun control dialogue

By Annabelle Wilkinson Staff Writer Gun control has been a hot-button topic in recent news after the tragic Parkland shooting. On Feb. 14, when Nikolas Cruz opened fire at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, an action that left 17 dead, most people assumed that this mass shooting would follow the same pattern that every shooting in the United States follows.

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Tahoma says #NEVERAGAIN

By Kent Williams Staff Writer Following the school shooting in Parkland, Fla. on Feb. 14, there has been a resounding response from high school students across the country. On March 14, one month after the shooting, school walkouts took place across the country to protest gun violence and bring attention to the issue. At Summit Public School: Tahoma, a group

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