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An Advanced Drama student shares her experience in the class

By Kaitlyn Kelley  Staff Writer  “One thing I really like is there is no censorship in that class. He lets us talk about anything in that class that would be uncomfortable in regular school,” Tahoma junior Kaitlyn Tran said about the Advanced Drama Expeditions.   Tran has been in the Advanced Drama class since freshman year, and she was interested in

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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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Students and teachers share how they have bonded with their mentor group

By Lilith Flowers and Kaitlyn Kelley   Staff Writers  “This year, recently, I struggled a lot because my baby cousin passed away, so I was able to open up to her, and she was, like, there to comfort me,” Mikala Zavala said. “And same thing with my fellow mentees.” Zavala, a junior at Summit Tahoma, shared her relationship with her mentor,

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