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How to recognize suicidal symptoms and how to help

How to recognize suicidal symptoms and how to help

Cassidy Washburn and Maddie Kennedy

September 24, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. Learn both the symptoms of suicide and how to help those in need. GRAPHIC BY YUEN TING CHOW...

Personal strategies help students stay organized

Personal strategies help students stay organized

Cassidy Washburn and Maddie Kennedy, Staff Writer

September 6, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

A stream of crumpled papers overflows out of the backpack and onto the floor, but senior Sam Esquivel just smiles, thankful that he does not have to worry about such things, as all of his papers are neatly organized into color-coded binders.   For some seniors, staying organized means priorit...

Snow days cause stress for AP students

Snow days cause stress for AP students

Cassidy Washburn, Staff Writer

June 25, 2018


Filed under News

As buckets of snow drift down from above on one cold, wintry morning, most high schoolers sigh with relief and bury themselves back under their covers. However, for students in Advanced Placement classes, snow days can also be a cause of stress. Due to a set testing date for AP classes, snow days can create d...

Medical Careers class engages student through hands-on learning

Medical Careers class engages student through hands-on learning

Cassidy Washburn, Staff Writer

June 12, 2018


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Biology. While many students hear the word and groan, imagining a dull classroom full of students slumped over in their chairs, Medical Careers students conjure up the vibrant image of maroon scrubs, chattering voices and operating rooms. For Medical Careers students, biology is not classroom lecture b...

Speech and Debate club reinstated

Speech and Debate club reinstated

Cassidy Washburn, Staff Writer

May 14, 2018


Filed under News

Five members sit around a table. They laugh, poking fun at each other before junior Jocelyn Zhou, the club’s leader, straightens the papers in her hands and announces the day’s agenda: prep time. This is the Speech and Debate club, which provides an outlet for students to voice their opinions lo...

Teacher Feature: Eric Latimer

Teacher Feature: Eric Latimer

Cassidy Washburn, Staff Writer

January 24, 2018


Filed under Arts

Eric Latimer’s face lights up, becoming animated as he scrolls through his Instagram feed, analyzing the meaning behind various mixed media sketches. For visual arts teacher Eric Latimer, art is not only his job, but a lifelong passion.   “It just became a habit. The artist Marcel Duchamp sa...

Fluffy friends join Shakespeare cast in latest production

Fluffy friends join Shakespeare cast in latest production

Cassidy Washburn, Staff Writer

November 20, 2017


Filed under Arts

Two fluffy dogs, Teddy and Marco, weave in and out of cast members' laps, tripping over scripts with their tails held high in the air. Students run their hands through their curly fur, letting their muscles relax, as they watch them bounce around. There were two dogs cast in this year’s Shakespeare play, Two ...

Review: BETCo’s “Sheeple Magazine”

Review: BETCo’s “Sheeple Magazine”

Cassidy Washburn, Staff Writer

November 19, 2017


Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews, Showcase

Nine students sit in chairs facing a podium from which Headmaster Anthony Meyer would soon address them. The students chat amongst themselves, but the constant presence of phones distract them from the important issues, such as the lack of girls in the science classes, a concern that only two student...

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