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The Final Push

The Final Push

Alexander Ropka, Staff Writer
May 11, 2017
Filed under Academics

The end of the school year is near, and it cannot be ignored. For many students, these final weeks of school are a struggle. With assignments stacking up, deadlines due, and the ever so looming question that many seniors at Glacier Peak are faced with, “What are your plans for next year?” The...

Bring-Your-Kid-to-Work Day…Everyday

Bring-Your-Kid-to-Work Day…Everyday

Tia Vogtsberger, Staff Writer
March 2, 2017
Filed under Academics

There are very few of these type of students at our school. Most are well known but others are not. These students are children of teachers, and they all have a story to tell. “One might think it is really weird and embarrassing to have their parents at school but most descendants of the teachers...

Music: A Help or Hindrance?

Music: A Help or Hindrance?

Sarah Elvig, Staff Writer
February 2, 2017
Filed under Academics

Does listening to music help you study? Does the kind of music that’s listened to make a difference? That’s the question that 22 Glacier Peak students were asked. All but one of those 22 students answered yes. They definitely do prefer to listen to music, one student even said “I can’t concentrate...

Freshmen Take On Finals Week

Freshmen Take On Finals Week

Lauren Emerick, Staff Writer
January 25, 2017
Filed under Academics

Transitioning from middle school to high school is hard enough but add in new teachers, homework and finals on top, makes it 10 times worse. As incoming freshmen, most students like high school because of new friends, more freedom, and taking classes they’re interested in.  At the start of the year,...

Water Bottle Fillers Installed

Water Bottle Fillers Installed

Giorgio Mellon-Franchini, Staff Writer
January 14, 2017
Filed under Academics

Last month, the school installed one new water bottle filler per floor in the hallways. Many people have used them in the past month. Many people have asked to put bottle fillers around the school, and finally, ASB made it happen. Now everyone can fill their water bottles with, clean, healthy water...

Judgement Day

Judgement Day

Lourdes Marmol, Staff Writer
November 20, 2016
Filed under Academics, Student Life

On Wednesday October 26 and Thursday the 27, parents were encouraged to go visit their kids teachers at Glacier Peak High School, to see how they are really doing in their classes versus what they say. “Kids only go for teacher’s who give extra credit. No parents like to go because they don’t...

Rogers will soon “Speak to the Nation”

Rogers will soon “Speak to the Nation”

Sam Kunz, Staff Writer
March 22, 2016
Filed under Academics, Top Stories

Five years ago Kyle Rodgers decided to join the Speech and Debate team for one reason, to meet the attractive ladies.   Little did he know he would end up qualifying for the national debate in Salt Lake City this June. “Regionals was held at Kamiak High School a couple of weeks ago, it was a double...

Smelling Raku

Smelling Raku

by Callie Mueller and Austin Desroche, staff writers
January 6, 2016
Filed under Academics, Top Stories

The smell of campfire wafted up through the building this morning, but we’re not roasting marshmallows this time. That smoky smell is coming from Eric Solberg’s Raku Kilns. Solberg is here from Seattle Pottery Supply to fire some of the projects from the advanced ceramics class. This is the fi...

If You Build It

If You Build It

by Stephen Dobler, Staff Writer
December 7, 2015
Filed under Academics, Top Stories

Manufacturing is one of the biggest industries in Washington state. Here at school we have a cutting edge manufacturing shop with HAAS machinery and programing software. The shop is run by Mr. Mossberg and Mr. Katin who teach classes in the classroom that coincide with the shop. Senior Brennan Robinson...

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