Category Archives: Expeditions

The future of Expeditions is up in the air

By Akhil Gunasekaran Staff Writer Summit Public Schools, a public charter high school system, offers a program called “Expeditions”, courses that are an exciting alternative to your usual electives offered at traditional high schools. Rather than having one block in your daily schedule, Expeditions crunches that time into two-week blocks four times a year which focus solely on the elective.

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Expeditions bids farewell to Ms. Witte and welcomes a new Executive Director

By Keith Dinh and Melissa Domingo Staff Editors As the school year comes to a close, Summit will experience many changes in its staff: Executive Director of Expeditions Lucretia Witte will not be returning this coming school year, and Dean of Culture and Instruction Monica Hanson will be stepping into her position this coming school year. Throughout her four years

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Rainier students taking AP exams have been affected due to the coronavirus

By Karla Tran Staff Editor Many students are stressed about AP exams because the tests can earn students a better chance of getting into their desired schools and can also earn them college credit for the course. For those students, it means that they can bypass certain courses required in college and can save on college tuition. The AP tests

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COVID-19 outbreak forces school shutdowns, affecting students’ education

By Mark Haiko and Angela Hwang Staff Editors Columbia Middle School (in Sunnyvale) eighth grader Logan Obrero said his annual seventh and eighth grade music class trips to Disneyland were canceled in early March due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, which resulted in many disappointed students. Efforts were made to find alternate solutions, as the musicians need a goal for

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“Igor” is one of the best albums of 2019

By Justin Lin Staff Writer Tyler, the Creator is a 29-year-old American singer, rapper, songwriter, producer, designer, and music video director. He was first introduced into the music industry in 2007 as the co-founder of the popular hip-hop collective “Odd Future.” After the group’s split, Tyler has been working as a solo artist to this day. Having won the MTV

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