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  • Social Media Should Be Shunned

    by Madison Marko  – Head Photographer I am going to have to side with the adults on this one.   Since January, my life has been devoid of Snapchat, Instagram, and Facebook—and I like it. It was not like a crazy New Years’ resolution or anything, I just decided I needed a break from the constant, exhausting, life-eating pressures of media consumption.  Whenever you open a social media app, you are […]

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  • Leizlyn Nicolas Places First

    by Madison Marko – Head Photographer One state fair and a film picture later, Leizllyn Nicolas (11) found herself with a category win in the Washington State High School Photo Competition. Nicolas won the Traditional Black and White category.   The contest, open to all Washington state high school students, received 3,914 entries from 66 schools across the state. Photos were judged based on artistic expression, […]

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  • ASB Elections: Meet the New Officers

    by Madison Marko – Photographer The votes are in, campaigning is complete, and our 2018-2019 ASB and class representatives have been chosen. Cassie Padilla (11) will lead the charge as ASB President.  From cancelled dances, to food trucks put out-of-commission, to 43 percent of ASB and class election positions running unfilled, there is no denying that we have a participation problem. Next years’ officers are not blind to […]

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  • Open hearts Big Dreams Fund Raises money for Education

    by Madison Marko – Head Photographer Nine-year-old Leyla Angelidis, daughter of math teacher Michael Angelidis, has inspired Open Hearts Big Dreams Fund—a fund that has raised about half a million dollars to benefit education in Ethiopia. “We would have no other connection to Ethiopia if it wasn’t for Leyla. When we brought Leyla into our lives, […]