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Students follow a pathway to college success

By Caitlin Quach and Priscilla Soria Staff Writers The purpose of College Readiness is to provide juniors assistance in preparing for the college application process during their senior year. The course work includes financial aid prep, tips on the college application process and many other helpful bits of advice. See below for a video about this course:

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Students are taught how to teach and plan in Education Pathways

By Keith Dinh Staff Writer   Education Pathways is a course that teaches its students how to make their own lesson plans, teach other students and learn more about the political, or even historical, aspects of teaching. On top of that, the course allows students to have hands-on experience in teaching. This course is not only for students who want to

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Course puts students through the behind the scenes magic of filming

By Judy Ly Staff Writer In the Video Production Expeditions course, students have the opportunity to explore the process of producing a film.  Through projects, such as creating a mockumentary and a silent film, students get to explore different roles and different perspectives on the behind the scenes magic.  Students are able to act as a director, a camera operator,

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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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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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