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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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“Parasite” deserved to win Best Picture at the 2020 Oscars

By Kai Lock Prep Editor-in-Chief “Oscar Season” is done and awards have been given out, including the most controversial award, Best Picture. It’s controversial in terms of deciphering the varying opinions and factors that are within the film. This year Best Picture was awarded to “Parasite,” the international Korean thriller movie given to us by Bong Joon Ho.  “Parasite” is

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“Mortal Kombat 11” is as awesome as it is gory

By Jovani Contreras Staff Writer *In this review, there will be minor spoilers* Starting in October 1992, “Mortal Kombat” has made an impact in the fighting game industry. The iconic franchise, known for its gore and brutality, has 18 games total in its series.  Their most recent addition to the series, “Mortal Kombat 11,” launched on April 23, 2019.  “Mortal

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“Melee” is the best feel-good game of all time

By Joseph Dieckmann Staff Writer “Super Smash Brothers Melee” is a fighting game released for the Gamecube system in 2001. For many years, “Melee” was considered to only be a party game for recreational purposes. But, as recently as 2010, “Melee” has become a competitive fighting game with thousands of players and spectators.  I believe that the main reason for

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Seniors use final Expeditions to explore future careers

By Jon Garvin and Eliza Insley Editors-in-Chief Expeditions gives students a chance to explore areas of interest to help students find their true passions. During Summit Prep seniors’ final year, they are taking this opportunity to begin pursuing possible future careers through internship and independent study.  According to Melissa Thiriez, the supervisor of internships and independent studies, 96 students from

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Redwood City mayor visits Summit Prep journalists

EDITOR’S NOTE: On Friday, Sept. 6, Redwood City Mayor Ian Bain came to Summit Preparatory Charter High School for a press conference to answer student journalists’ questions about his role in the community. Ian Bain introduces the importance of local politics in Redwood City By Jovani Contreras, Fabiana Munoz and Rosie Esteverena  Staff Writers Ian Bain believes that local politics

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Summit Prep offers a look into the human experience with Expeditions

By Jon Garvin Staff Writer Celebration of Learning is an annual showcase put together by the Expeditions team where students and parents come together to learn about the different courses. Students in the Anthropology, Ethnic Studies, Girl Rising and Human Sexuality classes explored different aspects of culture and the human experience. Here are some things they displayed at the Celebration

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