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Community Service students work to help others

By Massimo Sibillo Staff Writer At Summit Shasta, students in the Community Service course help people in need by going off campus to do various service projects. Students in this course went around the Bay Area volunteering for housing organizations for the homeless, soup kitchens and non-profit food bank organizations. “I love how this class lets students explore different problems

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Holocaust and Genocide Expeditions students share their experiences

By Micah Tam Staff Editor In honor of Celebration of Learning, Summit Prep senior Milo Kemper and Summit Prep sophomore Adam Graziani imparted their personal views of the impact their Holocaust and Genocide class has had on them. In the Holocaust and Genocide class, students learn in-depth about different aspects of the Holocaust and about genocides that occur around the

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College Readiness helps students find background information about colleges

By Mayely Arteaga, Diego Lopez and Andres McLean Staff Writers The purpose of this course is to give students necessary information about colleges. The course supports students in figuring out what steps they will need to take in order to apply to the colleges they are interested in. Students from this course also get a chance to learn how to get

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Wilderness class teaches students how to survive in the outdoors

By Kenneth John Catimbang Staff Writer Introducing Wilderness to Summit Public Schools as a full-day Expeditions class taught by Melissa Bernstein has helped students experience and adventure through the outdoors and discover what students have been missing. This class started in the 2016-17 school year, but it began as a half-day class. That changed when Ms. Bernstein decided to provide a

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Human Sexuality impacts the community

By Deandra Han, Jennifer Rico, Charlie Stattion, Karla Tran and Jasmine Villegas Staff Writers Human Sexuality is an Expeditions course that allows students to learn more about human bodies, gender and sexual orientation; it also gives students a chance to express themselves in a safe space. This course teaches students the importance of consent and the importance of knowing your

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Organizers reflect on the Everest walkout

By Anna Scherer and Natally Tapia Staff Writers The organizers of the Sequoia Union Walkout put their skills to use and grew as activists on the day they took a stand for school safety. On March 14, students from Everest Public High School and Summit Preparatory Charter High School participated in the National Walkout Day to protest gun violence. Everest

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Journalism students learn to communicate

 By Karina Ramirez and Karen Salazar Staff Writers Journalism is a way to share the news with our community. It is also an Expeditions course where students talk about current events that are happening and do professional writing such as articles that contribute to the community at Everest Public High School. Journalism students learn useful things like writing structure and grammar; they

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Redwood City journalism programs expand

By Irving Frausto and Jose Lopez  Staff Writers  Journalism at Everest is becoming broader with the topics that are being reported and talked about. In the 2017-18 school year, Journalism focused more on matters that happened at Everest Public High School and other Summit Public School campuses. This year, there are three journalism courses offered at Everest: Journalism, Advanced Journalism,

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Students learn the aspects of filmmaking

By Jennifer Mota and Jennifer Ruvalcaba Staff Writers In the Video Production class at Everest Public High School, Estrella Esparza-Johnson teaches her students how to take videos and photos correctly. She also makes sure the students work in groups and individually on the projects; however, Ms. Estrella grades all students individually so one student won’t do all the work. Also, when they

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Psychology Explorations helps students better understand themselves and others

By Paula Piva Staff Writer The Psychology Explorations Expeditions course allows students to learn about psychology while also learning about themselves. By learning about the brain and its different processes, as well as exploring different personality traits, disorders and therapies, students gain insight on their interactions with others. For Celebration of Learning, a night where students showcase the culmination of

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