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Rainier community left unsettled after announcement of closure

By Keith Dinh, Judy Ly, Karla Tran and Van Tran Staff Editors The news of Rainier’s upcoming closure has left many unanswered questions for community members. Concerns around the enrollment capacity at Tahoma; the availability of transportation; and the decision-making process remain unresolved. As a ripple effect, students’ plans are blurry.   “For me, it’s student futures that they’re playing with,”

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Tahoma community prepares to welcome Rainier after closure announcement

By Yesenia Lara, Sean Moser, Analisa Sofia Perez, Sol Perez and Christina Velez Staff Writers The days following the announcement that Summit Rainier would be closing down next school year proved to be turbulent and stress-inducing for its community. The sense of not knowing what could come next for Rainier families and faculty has created a wide sense of worry,

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Summit Public Schools needs to communicate clearly with Rainier's community

By McKayla Castigador Opinion Columnist As a freshman at Rainier, I woke up that morning and came to school like everyone else. I heard that Rainier was closing from my peers, and I didn’t believe it. I immediately thought that they were joking, but that was far from the truth. At that point, my friends and I deeply devoted ourselves

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Rainier community feels loss after news of closure

By Deandra Han, Vu Nguyen and Adrian Pescatore Staff Writers To junior Tuong Nguyen, Summit Rainier has been her home for the past three years. As a student who has matured with the help of Rainier’s community, Nguyen had many mixed emotions regarding the announcement that would change many of Rainier students’ lives. On Nov. 15, Summit Public Schools Superintendent

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Multimedia students venture out into the community

EDITOR’S NOTE: The Summit News Staff Writers at Summit Preparatory Charter High School in Redwood City created these community journalism multimedia packages to highlight stories that are important to their school and relevant to their local community. News: Students internalize human rights By Jovani Contreras At Summit Prep there are two human rights Expeditions courses: U.S Human Rights and International

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BREAKING NEWS: Rainier campus will close down next school year 

By Judy Ly Rainier Editor-in-Chief Even though it was his first year at Summit Rainier’s campus, freshman Angel Solís quickly found a place in the community. Peers who resonate with Solís will all soon have to say goodbye to Rainier, as the campus is now scheduled to close at the end of the school year.  As part of today’s all-school

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