Monthly Archives: September 2019

Summit Shasta supports students after threat

By Albert Chang-Yoo and Melissa Domingo Staff Editors On Wednesday night, the Shasta administration was informed of an Instagram post that contained threats of violence against students. The owner of the account, a Shasta student, later claimed that the post was a joke. However, the administration took steps to ensure student safety on campus. Throughout the school day on Thursday,

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Climate march shows dedication to cause, but more action is needed

Climate change is perhaps the most dire threat facing humanity to date, which is why it is imperative that we take real, substantial action. Simply raising awareness is not enough — true political change is necessary. Given the gravity of the threat of global warming, up to 40,000 protesters gathered in downtown San Francisco to protest political inaction on Friday,

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The lack of women in administration at Rainier affects the community

By Deandra Han, Jennifer Rico, Charlie Stattion, Karla Tran and Jasmine Villegas  Staff Editors  Changes have occurred in Rainier’s culture and community compared to the previous school year. More specifically, due to the changes in staff, the school has now has a predominantly male administration; as a result, issues have arisen regarding the current amount of female representation.  In the

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Rainier community responds to termination of annual school camping trips

By Keith Dinh Rainier Editor-in-Chief  Prior to the 2019-20 school year, every Summit Public School brought as many students as possible to a camping trip early in the first semester. For Rainier, students were taken to the mountains into the woods to stay for two days and camp overnight, and, over the years, this has become a defining part of

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San Jose city councilmember visits Rainier student journalists

EDITOR’S NOTE: On Sept. 25, San Jose City Councilmember Johnny Khamis came to Summit Public School: Rainier for a press conference to share his story of becoming a councilmember and talk about his goals for the city of San Jose.    *** San Jose City Councilman Johnny Khamis uses his passion to help the environment By McKayla Castigador, Vu Nguyen and

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Uniform schedule impacts students’ lives across Bay Area campuses this school year

By Evelyn Archibald and Judy Ly   Editors-in-Chief Denali senior William Torborg said it is hard for most students to stay focused for long durations. He pointed out that as a student with ADHD, it is harder for him to maintain concentration in class.  “It’s not like, the most fun to sit through four and a half hours of class

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