Tag Archives: Celebration of Learning 2018

Students share about the impact Sociology of Law left on them

By Kristian Bekele  Staff Editor  Sociology of Law offers students an opportunity to explore an in-depth analysis of American society through the laws and legislation that have been passed and the overall societal implications those laws have. The main emphasis of Sociology of Law is for students to be able to see how legislation can affect not just a specific

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Entrepreneurship teaches students about business

By Steven Poltorak Staff Writer The purpose of the Entrepreneurship course is to teach students about the fundamentals of business and to impart more understanding about entrepreneurs around the world. This course allows students to be creative in creating product ideas, individual business plans and Shark Tank pitches. For the Celebration of Learning project, students created their own Shark Tank

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Human Rights students seek change

By Jon Christopher Aguilar Lopez and Isaac Sanchez Staff Writers The purpose of the Human Rights Expeditions course is to teach students their basic human rights and demonstrate how they can create change. The course aims to create an environment in which students can become better people in life through learning about the struggles of others. This course is really impactful

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Human Sexuality course prepares and informs students for their future relationships

By Umar Arancibia, Oscar Hernandez, Trevon Madere, Alexis Sanchez and Ethan Sheppy Staff Writers The Human Sexuality course reviews many different topics, including safe sex, human anatomy, pregnancy options and sexually transmitted infections. Exploring those topics helps answer all the questions students have, while providing a welcoming class environment. During Celebration of Learning, a night where students show their parents what they’ve

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Visual Arts Expeditions course teaches students valuable skills

By Ilse Diaz, Alicia Palacios, Carter Reid and Carmin Vera  Staff Writers The purpose of the Visual Arts Expeditions course is to teach students that art is more than just painting. Art can take your imagination far from what you expect. It is a way for students to look at things with different perspectives. Celebration of Learning is a great opportunity to get parents

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Adulting 101 explores wellness and adult responsibilities

By Jessica Esparza, Lucy Exley and Eliza Insley Staff Writers  Adulting 101 is a new Expeditions course this year that is taught by Zoe Marinkovich. The class’s purpose is to teach students skills that are needed in adult life: getting a job, starting a bank account, filing taxes, etc. For their final project, they made Public Service Announcement videos to

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Creative Writing students channel their creativity into writing

By Magdaline Silva and Ashley Venegas Staff Writers If you are an aspiring writer searching to refine and enhance your writing skills, look no further than the Creative Writing course. Taught by Elizabeth DeOrnellas, who started at Summit Rainier teaching AP Language before joining the Expeditions team, the Creative Writing course encourages students to grow more confident in their writing and

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Students explore themselves and influence society in Identities class

By Meredith Espinosa Staff Writer The Identities class at Everest explores all aspects of identity, from race to gender to sexuality. Students discuss their identities and how identity affects them. They also learn how to heal from the damage society inflicts – from being judged or harassed for their identity or being forced into an identity that doesn’t fit them.

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Students learn to speak up in the Communications course

By Leslie Barron Staff Writer In the Expeditions course Communications, students learn how to interact with others in a professional manner. One of the main focuses is public speaking. For the Celebration of Learning project, students had to interview at least three people and ask questions about the Expeditions course those students chose to take. “If you don’t know how

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