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After months of online schooling, Shasta Freshman reflect on a rocky transition

By Albert Chang-Yoo Shasta Editor-In-Chief   As difficult as starting high school can be, this year it has been made much harder. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Summit Shasta has been online-only since the beginning of the school year, with no clear end in sight. For some Shasta freshmen, it has been a tumultuous transition.  Finding friends and navigating an

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Electoral battle continues in Georgia amidst misinformation and conspiracy

By Evelyn Archibald Shasta Editor-in-Chief The presidential election may have been called for Joe Biden, but one battle continues to rage in Georgia. Two senate seats are up for election, and they may be some of the most important yet.  Candidates Jon Ossoff(D) and incumbent David Perdue(R) are running for one senate seat in Georgia, while candidates Raphael Warnlock(D) and

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Summit Briefing: Week of 11/16/20

Flooding in Marikina, Philippines

Your Summit Weekly Briefing 1. General News: Typhoon Vamco Last Wednesday night, Typhoon Vamco made landfall in the Philippines, with the island of Luzon being it worst. Since then, 67 people have died, and $9.7 million in infrastructure has been destroyed, plus another $24.7 million in agricultural damage. Much of this has been due to flooding; according to Manuel Mamba,

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Summit Briefing: Week of 11/2/20

On a blue background, white text reads "remember to", then hands hold up each letter of "vote"

Your Summit Weekly Briefing IF YOU ARE 18 OR OVER, OR WILL BE BY ELECTION DAY, REGISTER TO VOTE! California Information: Register (or pre-register if you are currently under 18) at registertovote.ca.gov Voting by mail: You should receive your mail-in ballot October 12th. USPS is currently anticipating delays— make sure to mail your ballot as soon as possible so your

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YOUR WEEKLY SUMMIT BRIEFING: WEEK OF 10/26/20

Your Summit Weekly Briefing     IF YOU ARE 18 OR OVER, OR WILL BE BY ELECTION DAY, REGISTER TO VOTE! California Information: Register (or pre-register if you are currently under 18) at registertovote.ca.gov Voting by mail: You should receive your mail-in ballot October 12th. USPS is currently anticipating delays— make sure to mail your ballot as soon as possible

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Your Weekly Summit Briefing: 10/19/20

Your Summit Weekly Briefing IF YOU ARE 18 OR OVER, OR WILL BE BY ELECTION DAY, REGISTER TO VOTE! (TODAY IS THE LAST DAY YOU CAN IN CA)* California Information: Register (or pre-register if you are currently under 18) at registertovote.ca.gov Voting by mail: You should receive your mail-in ballot October 12th. USPS is currently anticipating delays— make sure to

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Your Weekly Summit Briefing: Week of 10/13/20

Your Summit Weekly Briefing By Alex Tananbaum Staff Writer   IF YOU ARE 18 OR OVER, OR WILL BE BY ELECTION DAY, REGISTER TO VOTE! California Information: Register (or pre-register if you are currently under 18) at registertovote.ca.gov Voting by mail: You should receive your mail-in ballot October 12th. USPS is currently anticipating delays— make sure to mail your ballot

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Voting by mail in California: a brief guide

By Evelyn Archibald Shasta Editor-in-Chief Many voters this year will be voting by mail-in-ballot for the first time on Election Day on November 3rd, 2020. In California, between COVID-19 still raging with over 760,000 total cases, and the rampant wildfires leaving the air quality unhealthy, voting by mail could be the safest option.  Many states are planning to continue allowing

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