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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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School sports impact the building of community at Summit Prep

By Rosie Esteverena Staff Writer School sports are one of the ways that Summit Prep builds community for its students. Prep’s sports teams help students have a fun outlet, and they are a great way for students to connect.  Sports at Prep are very important to the team members, students and staff. People care a lot about school sports because

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Tahoma student reporters explore community

EDITOR’S NOTE: For the latest round of reporting at Summit Public Schools: Tahoma, student journalists were encouraged to explore the unique parts of their community. Below are the stories created by the students that highlight underreported areas of interest to the Tahoma community. Disney’s impact on the art community By Yasmeen Ali Disney has been the center of attention for

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Recent bomb threats leave unanswered questions for Oak Grove community

By Nethan Sivarapu, Kyle Fujisaka and Maxwell Taniguchi-King Staff Editors Ongoing questions remain in the Oak Grove neighborhood after two different bomb threats led to evacuations the week of Nov. 18. Following the arrest of Andrew White, who is a suspect in both bomb threats, community members reported a lack of information and expressed continued safety concerns.  See below for

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Dickens Fair is a labor of love

By Polina Runova Staff Editor Every year, a group of dedicated artists come together to transform the Cow Palace, a warehouse in Daly City, into Victorian England on Christmas Eve. “People are coming into something that they’re unfamiliar with,” Claudia Swanson, a vendor at the fair, said. “You’re walking into London at nighttime at 10 o’clock in the morning.” Over

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Tahoma community prepares to welcome Rainier after closure announcement

By Yesenia Lara, Sean Moser, Analisa Sofia Perez, Sol Perez and Christina Velez Staff Writers The days following the announcement that Summit Rainier would be closing down next school year proved to be turbulent and stress-inducing for its community. The sense of not knowing what could come next for Rainier families and faculty has created a wide sense of worry,

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Summit Public Schools needs to communicate clearly with Rainier’s community

By McKayla Castigador Opinion Columnist As a freshman at Rainier, I woke up that morning and came to school like everyone else. I heard that Rainier was closing from my peers, and I didn’t believe it. I immediately thought that they were joking, but that was far from the truth. At that point, my friends and I deeply devoted ourselves

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Rainier community feels loss after news of closure

By Deandra Han, Vu Nguyen and Adrian Pescatore Staff Writers To junior Tuong Nguyen, Summit Rainier has been her home for the past three years. As a student who has matured with the help of Rainier’s community, Nguyen had many mixed emotions regarding the announcement that would change many of Rainier students’ lives. On Nov. 15, Summit Public Schools Superintendent

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