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Social-Emotional Intelligence course comes to Everest

By Dixie Ramirez Staff Writer Social-Emotional Intelligence is a course that helps students learn how to become happy, how to obtain good health and wealth and how to meditate (plus many more topics). Many students have applied a lot of that useful advice in their daily lives. For Celebration of Learning, students prepared games and activities to demonstrate what they learned

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Human Sexuality teaches about protection and prevention of pregnancy

By Juan Cerda, Marvin Garcia and Claudia Mendoza Staff Writers The Human Sexuality course is based in part on students being taught about protection and how to prevent unwanted pregnancy. They are also told about resources they could use in case of pregnancy and options they could take. For Celebration of Learning, students made posters about issues related to the

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Screenwriting takes students a step further into video production

 By Rylee Storms Staff Writer Screenwriting at Everest Public High School teaches students how to write scripts for videos and films they would like to produce in the future. “I wanted to teach what I know, and what I know is how to write screenplays and how to write scripts,” Screenwriting teacher Vincent Nelson said. The detailed Expeditions course also

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Students learn about hip hop and about how to DJ

By Katherine Enriquez-Navarette, William Kramer and Daniela Sanchez Staff Writers In Audio Production, students learn about how hip hop started and about the elements of hip hop. “The classroom environment is very chill,” Everest freshman Ivan Medrano said. Most students reported that they joined the class to learn how to DJ. For Celebration of Learning, the class made videos on

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Students enhance creative skills through Drama courses

By Romuz Abdulhamidov, Philippe De Jesus, Angel Flores and Jhancarlos Rodriguez Staff Writers Drama class helps students carry out their creative skills in the form of acting. The teachers’ support motivates students to do their best when acting. The Intro to Drama showcase, led by Estrella Esparza-Johnson, executive producer of Estronemicas DMR, will be held in the Mt. Pleasant theater at

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Intriguing Psychology class helps students understand human behavior

By Maddie Artap and Skylar Peters Staff Writers In the Expeditions Psychology course at Summit Prep, students study the brain and learn what is happening in the brain when certain behaviors emerge. The purpose of this course is for students to learn why people act the way they do and to apply that knowledge in their daily lives. Walker Rowe,

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Students practice different aspects of filmmaking

By Jon Garvin and Kai Lock Staff Editors Acting, screenwriting, directing and many more tools are taught to students in the Intro to Video Production course, which is offered by the Summit Expeditions team. Students who take the course learn different parts of filmmaking. Vincent Nelson, the Intro to Video Production teacher, explained: “In my class, we make short films.

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Cooking Fundamentals gives kids the skills necessary to make their own meals

By Seann Brick, Oscar Burgos, Alexis Pereznegron and Marvin Varela  Staff Writers The purpose of the Cooking Fundamentals Expeditions course is to help out students by teaching them the basics of cooking. This is important because in the future they’re going to need to learn how to cook to survive. Their Celebration of Learning project was to show the students’ parents the

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Celebration of Learning comes to Summit Prep

By Marcelo Espinoza, Raul Martinez, Nick Reed and Armando Sanchez  Staff Writers  In this special episode of Tangled Headphones, we are joined by Expeditions Director Lucretia Witte to talk about what Celebration of Learning is and what different Expeditions classes are doing for that event. This year’s Celebration of Learning will be held at Summit Preparatory Charter High School on Thursday, April

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