Category Archives: Tahoma

Businesses adapt to new norms

By Polina Runova Staff Editor The COVID-19 pandemic has brought change in routine to everyone, and small businesses in particular are working to adjust. For some, this means requiring masks and shortening menus, while for others it means shutting down entirely. The pandemic is causing many to balance finances and safety in order to stay afloat.    June Lake is

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Tahoma students and staff reflect on the issue of vaping on campus

By Kainoa Garo, Nethan Sivarapu and Ian Vu Staff Writers Vaping is a problem that has prompted schools around the country to create various methods to limit student vaping. These methods include educating students and their families about the dangers of vaping.  With many Tahoma students and families expressing concern about vaping on campus, students and faculty have answered questions

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Summit facility differences continue to alter school experiences

By Judy Ly and Maxwell Taniguchi-King Staff Editors  Next school year, three major campus changes are expected: Denali moving into a new campus, Rainier closing, and Tahoma renovating its current portables.  There have been recent attempts to standardize Summit schools across California. Despite these changes, all eight Summit high schools in the Bay Area remain largely different in regards to

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BREAKING NEWS: School closure impacts Tahoma community as it prepares for virtual school

By Jacob Kahn-Samuelson, Max Taniguchi King and Polina Runova Staff Editors It has been announced that all Santa Clara County schools including Summit Public School: Tahoma will be closed starting Monday, March 16. Beginning Tuesday, students at Summit Tahoma are going to attend virtual school as the community deals with COVID-19.  Tahoma Executive Director Jonathan Stewart has already been preparing

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Skateboarder, artist and musician Pablo “Psplifff” Ramirez left a legacy

By Cyrus Shakeri Staff Writer  At my house, I have a GX1000 skateboard with the name Pablo on it. I recently purchased this as a tribute to Pablo “Psplifff” Ramirez, a skateboarder whose life ended April 23, 2019 after a collision with a dump truck on Seventh Street.  I was saddened and surprised at the news of Ramirez’s death, and

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