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Tahoma's community reflects on what Rainier's closure means for their future

By Kainoa Garo, Jae-Lyn Miranda, Henry Pierce and Ian Vu  Staff Writers A month after the news of Summit Public School: Rainier’s closure, confusion continues to circle San Jose’s Summit communities. With the announcement of Rainier merging with Summit Public Schools: Tahoma and KIPP Nagivate’s departure from the campus, students still have unanswered questions about what is to come in

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Uniform schedule impacts students lives across Bay Area campuses this school year

By Evelyn Archibald and Judy Ly   Editors-in-Chief Denali senior William Torborg said it is hard for most students to stay focused for long durations. He pointed out that as a student with ADHD, it is harder for him to maintain concentration in class.  “It’s not like, the most fun to sit through four and a half hours of class

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The Summit Personalized Learning Platform helps organize schoolwork

By Kainoa Garo, Nethan Sivarapu, Ian Vu and Kent Williams Staff Writers The Summit Learning Platform (or, as students and teachers still call it, the PLP) is used by all Summit Learning schools. The platform guides students’ education with a huge collection of educational resources. The PLP (Personalized Learning Plan) is used by Summit Public School students for everything from

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Davis speaks on the community

By Alejandra Gomez and Jasmeet Kaur  Staff Writers The definition of community runs far deeper than simply a group of people who live in the same place. Community is a feeling that gives the members a sense of belonging, united through a particular interest and having greater strength together than as an individual. These are all aspects of a strong

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Summit Prep goes camping

By Jon Garvin and Kai Lock  Multimedia Editors On Aug. 28 and Aug. 29, the Summit Prep faculty and students left campus for their annual camping trip. The purpose of this camping trip is to build relationships between students, as well as continuing to strengthen their relationship with their mentor and other teachers. During this annual camping trip students play

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