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All-day Wilderness teaches students to find enjoyment in nature

By Hazel Rothrock and Justin Casillas Staff Writers Not many students get to explore Death Valley, but the All-day Wilderness class does. Wilderness teacher Melissa Bernstein and Expeditions Executive Director Lucretia Witte decided to take the All-day Wilderness class on a four-day trip to Death Valley to close the school year. The All-day Wilderness course features a variety of outdoor

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Creative Writing gives students a space to explore themselves

By Andrea Castilleros Staff Writer In their freshman year, students read creative novels in their English class. Now, the Creative Writing as Performance Expeditions course gives them the chance to write their own stories. The course gives students the chance to express themselves through their writing. “I was able to express my emotions about a certain circumstance that happened in

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Botany will be offered as a new Expeditions course

By Molly Pigot Everest Editor-in-Chief  Coming to Expeditions in the 2019-20 school year will be Botany, a brand new course that will be offered at Everest and Rainier. It will be taught by current College Readiness teacher, Jane Rieder. This course offers a new type of learning experience for students interested in plants and Life Sciences. Botany is the study

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Independent Learning explores different interests

By Ellen Hu and Diego Quintero-Serrano Staff Writers Students have many different interests, but sometimes they aren’t able to build these skills through classes. Summit’s Independent Learning course is the exception, allowing students to explore their interests through internships and independent studies. “I chose this because I love making the school nice,” Denali sophomore Jiapsyh Estrada Tellez said. This year

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Multimedia Political Journalism gives students a chance to explore interesting topics

By Charles Cassel, Jacob Gaylord and Michael Stavintser Staff Writers Journalism is a medium that allows students and people from all around the world to learn more about their surroundings. The Multimedia Political Journalism class at Summit Denali expands this topic by illustrating the ideas and current news of political figures, stances and topics. “I will be back for Advanced

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Students put skills to the test in the new Robot Games

By Kamal Lakisic and Saad Qazi Staff Writers As the school year comes to a close, a new style of learning is just beginning. The robotics program at Summit Public Schools is seeing a new development under Sherri Taylor, the Robotics course instructor across four Summit campuses. Throughout the past year, students have been experiencing an in-depth program meant to

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Intro to Visual Arts allows students to explore artistic techniques

By Jamil Abed and Joseph Gutierrez Staff Writers When you walk into the Intro to Visual Arts classroom, pieces around the class provide an energetic atmosphere. The Intro to Visual Arts Expeditions course helps students learn different techniques and tactics in regards to art. “I chose this class because I love drawing, and I want art to be a part

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Local Wilderness calms student stress

By Brandon Raybon Staff Writer The Local Wilderness Expeditions course helps students learn different techniques they can use in the outdoors, including building fires, carving wood and improving their sensory skills. “I enjoyed using my knife skills to learn to cut wood to build fires from scratch,” Denali freshman Thomas Maiello said. Denali sophomore Alan Rivera said he believes that

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Intro to Programming builds self-directed learning skills

By Jacob Jasper Staff Writer Coding has become a large part of American culture, especially in the heart of Silicon Valley. Denali students have the chance to build these skills in the Intro to Programming Expeditions course. The course gives students the chance to learn the basics of programming so they can move on to more advanced concepts in later

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Entrepreneurship gives students a look into business

By Alan Rivera Staff Writer Bill Gates, Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg have all found success through big business. Their examples have encouraged people to follow in their paths through the creation of their own companies, and Denali students are given a first-hand look at the needed skills to do so in the Entrepreneurship Expeditions course, which teaches students how

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