Monthly Archives: January 2019

Everest Student Government successfully hosts Winter Formal

By Molly Pigot Everest Editor-in-Chief Promoting leadership among students is very important to the culture of Everest. Because of this, programs such as Student Government are promoted to students. This program, run by AP U.S. History teacher, Emmalee Austin, allows students to take initiative in their school and allows for them to plan events such as Community Night, Winter Formal

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Denali High School campus search extends

By Ellen Hu Denali Editor-in-Chief The Sunnyvale City Council has decided to continue the conversation regarding approval for Denali’s new high school campus, which would be located on San Aleso Avenue in northern Sunnyvale. On Jan. 29, Summit Denali appealed to the Sunnyvale City Council after they were voted down by the Sunnyvale Planning Commission on Dec. 10. During the

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The media and mental health: A look at Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

By Emanuel Fernandez Everest Opinion Editor For those people, the past endures, maintaining a vice-like grip on their life. They are haunted by a constant reminder of that event, either flashbacks or nightmares. This is known as Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD, is a mental ailment that is created by encountering a traumatic experience, such as, but

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Bay Area teachers who promote LGBTQ acceptance create welcoming school environments

By Brian Bodestyne, Jenny Hu and Darren Macario  Staff Writers Schools in the Bay Area need to support the LGBTQ community. Many schools use a GSA (Gay Straight Alliance) club, but not everyone does because students might not feel comfortable creating or joining such a public group. Therefore, schools should show support for their LGBTQ communities by encouraging teachers to

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Summit Shasta confronts the concept of safe space

By Katie Scribner and Amanda Yon Staff Writers When walking through the Summit Public Schools: Shasta campus, you see signs / banners / stickers in multiple classrooms calling that room a “safe space,” a space where everyone is welcome, no matter their race, gender, sexual orientation or religion. The staff also constantly tell students how this school is a welcoming

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Minority students are asking the Denali administration for the support they deserve

By Kyle Kobetsky and Evangeline Si Staff Writers The Summit Denali Queer Straight Alliance was started in the fall of 2018, with the intent of creating a safe space for queer kids at Denali. Around the time the QSA was formed, the school held a Club Fair, intending to promote different clubs or social gatherings within the Denali community. During

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Restaurants impact the Sunnyvale community

By Ibrahim Ayub, Alan Rivera and Michael Stavnitser Staff Writers Once entering a Sunnyvale restaurant, you see colorful walls with paintings on them. You can smell the food being cooked. You will see employees cooking, taking orders, and smiling. In this article, you will be reading about the following restaurants: Speedy Tacos, Starbird Chicken, The Cheesesteak Shop and Vitality Bowls.

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Visual Arts course encourages creativity

By Jamil Abed, Andrea Castilleros, Joseph Gutierrez and Diego Quintero Staff Writers The first project students worked on during Round Two of their Visual Arts Expeditions class was a color wheel. They mixed and blended different colors into the circle, including red, blue, green and many more bright colors. The color wheel that they are working on is simple, but

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