Category Archives: Expeditions

Students voice opinions on financial education classes

By Ruby Balbuena and Taylor Vu Staff Writers Denali junior Daniela Rojas took an adulting class during the past year. She has gained more knowledge of financing because of the adulting class that she took.  Rojas said she learned “different skills to make my transition into adulthood less confusing and stressful,” Rojas said. “For example, we learned how to do

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Social media has changed the lives of modern society

By Justin Lin Staff Writer Today, social media has become a major part of numerous lives through countless websites and apps,  and people have been able to connect with others and share their thoughts, emotions, experiences, etc. It’s been able to provide a source of entertainment and shopping, and many businesses have even found it useful for promotion and marketing.

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Students across the Bay Area feel socially isolated in quarantine

By Elizabeth Hall and Kaashika Raut Staff Writers When it comes to how students are handling online school, Wilcox High School freshman Kaitlyn Lee stated that Wilcox simply wasn’t prepared to close and had to delay the start of online school until a week into the shelter in place order. “They should give more information to the students about what’s

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What teachers think about school closure due to COVID-19

By Louis Park and Soojeong Kim Staff Writers The current COVID-19 outbreak has caused the enforcement of social distancing and shelter in place. Due to this, all schools within California have been closed to combat the spread of COVID-19. Karla Guerrero, the Modern World II history teacher at Summit Denali, shared her opinion on schools closing and how it affects

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High school students not taught about the financial curriculum for adulting

By Ruby Balbuena and Taylor Vu Staff Writers High school students aren’t being taught about financial necessities. Summit Denali High School has offered adulting classes in the past, but it no longer does. In the past, many teenagers were taught about finances because it was easy to understand, but now the finance world has become a lot more complicated.  Well

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Video Production students prepare for upcoming contests

By Maddie Knight  Staff Writer Tahoma Video Production students are currently hard at work in preparation for upcoming contests in the spring. Video Production teacher Vincent Nelson said contests “offer opportunity for students to put their filming skills to the test.”  Mr. Nelson continued, “Some of these kids, the advanced students, TA’s, I’ve had for two to three years now,

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Robotics teacher prepares her students for success in the world of engineering

By Sol Perez and Carlos Villarreal Staff Writers Before Sherri Taylor worked at Rainier as the Robotics Expeditions teacher, she worked on a microprocessor with 350 people, which took over three years to complete. Now, she shares her experience and knowledge with the Rainier community through teaching students who are interested in the field of robotics.   Ms. Taylor has a vision

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Video Production teaches students skills in preparation for future careers

By Adrian Pescatore Staff Writer Video Production is a class that a lot of people are interested in doing. There are many different things you can do in the class, like being a director, actor, editor, or slater. Being a director is directing the actors on what to do in the film and reminding them what their lines are and

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