Tag Archives: BREAKING NEWS

BREAKING NEWS: Summit Public Schools announces plan for faculty-wide salary freeze

By Evelyn Archibald Shasta Editor-in-Chief Note: Summit Public Schools is closed for Summer holiday the week of Jun. 29 to Jul. 6. This article was edited to include  emailed statements from CEO Diane Tavenner that were received post-publication. On Thursday, June 25, Summit Public Schools (SPS) announced during a public Zoom board meeting (minutes to be posted) that salaries would

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Study trips canceled due to coronavirus outbreak

EDITOR’S NOTE: The article was updated at 7:25 p.m. on March 6, 2020 to include an official announcement made by Summit Public Schools. By Judy Ly Rainier Editor-in-Chief With camping trips canceled, students focused their excitement on the annual college visit trips. However, due to the coronavirus outbreak, all study trips scheduled next week has been canceled. Two out of

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Summit Public Schools Board of Directors unanimously vote to close Rainier

By Ellen Hu and Judy Ly Editor-in-Chiefs Yesterday, Summit Public School (SPS) Board of Directors unanimously passed a resolution to close Rainier, a school site located in East Side San Jose. This decision marks the first school Summit Public Schools has ever closed.  On Jan. 16, 2020, the special board meeting took place at SPS headquarters in Redwood City. The

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BREAKING NEWS: Community members seek answers during board meetings

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article was updated on Dec. 13 to include a link to the livestream of the ESUHSD Board Meeting. By Jacob Kahn-Samuelson, Judy Ly, and Maxwell Taniguchi-King Staff Editors Numerous community members prepared to attend today’s Summit Public Schools board meeting to discuss the closure of Summit Rainier but faced a surprise. Upon entering Home Office, where the

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BREAKING NEWS: Rainier campus will close down next school year 

EDITOR’S NOTE: The article was updated on Dec. 8, 2019 to include a video of an all-school assembly and related links. 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

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BREAKING NEWS: Rainier students protest in response to new restricted blacktop usage during lunch break

By Keith Dinh and Judy Ly Rainier Editor-in-Chiefs During the lunch break today, Rainier students protested peacefully off-campus on the courts of their co-located school, Mt. Pleasant High School, in hopes of bringing change to restrictions that have been placed on blacktop access. During lunch breaks, students are now restricted from being on Mt. Pleasant’s blacktops and are limited to

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