Monthly Archives: February 2019

Performing Arts teach us humanity

By Evelyn Archibald Staff Writer “The most important thing any kind of arts can teach,” Stage Combat and College Readiness instructor Keith Brown says, “is what teaches us humanity.” Stage Combat, an acting class focusing on combat and physical communication on stage, is the only performing arts class currently offered at Summit Shasta, but maybe that should change. While, as

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Community debates the role of physical fitness at Summit Shasta

By Melissa Domingo and Mytrisha Sarmiento Staff Writers Summit Shasta is known for its self-directed curriculum and its lack of a physical education system. A few students and faculty feel as if this should be fixed. The only physical fitness requirement for Shasta students is to pass a physical fitness test in freshman year. Students are required to perform push-ups,

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Sports form community

By Matthew Goncalves, Ethaniel Reyes and Jordan Singh Staff Writers Sports are physical activities that involve individual teams competing against each other in order to appeal to certain fans, and they are also used to entertain people. Some of these sports include soccer, basketball, baseball and football. Although these sports are used for entertainment, they are also able to create

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Basketball program builds up Summit Shasta school spirit

By Jenny Hu, Brian Bodestyne and Darren Macario Staff Writers Sports are an important part of the high school experience. The basketball program is particularly influential in the Summit Shasta school community. How do student basketball players contribute to the Shasta community? According to Shasta freshman Allison Blair, sports help contribute to the Shasta community by helping bring different grade

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Shasta Dungeons and Dragons Club provides a unique experience

By Albert Chang-Yoo and Zachary Navarra Staff Writers Imagine fighting off a monstrous dragon with your flaming battle axe. Your best friend and a total stranger stand by you, weapons in hand ready for their last stand. With the role of the dice, the battle begins. Dungeons and Dragons, commonly referred to as D&D, is a relatively new club to

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Shasta Art Expeditions impacts the lives of students

By Kalysta Frost and Sophia Woehl Staff Writers Here at Summit Public Schools: Shasta, the Intermediate Visual Arts and the Intro to Visual Arts teacher is Meridith Burchiel, and the Intro to Video Production teacher is Vincent Nelson. In these classes, students work on making videos, scripts, drawings, paintings and being creative. Summit Public Schools has six different art and

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