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A New Development

A New Development

Blake Beltran, Staff Writer

January 25, 2018


Filed under Academics

As our school comes to it’s tenth year anniversary, we look back and see everything that’s changed through the years.  As we've grown, we sacrifice things that make us special as well. Glacier Peak is no longer continuing the course of film photography at the end of this year. With a bigger understanding...

The Sonic Squirrels Are Back

The Sonic Squirrels Are Back

Cabe Cartier, Staff Writer

January 22, 2018


Filed under Academics

The Sonic Squirrels are a stellar group. Last year, they took home the 6th place award from Nationals in Houston Texas. After an excellent performance from the previous year, Mr. Hayashi and his team are working extremely hard to repeat their success.  They put in hundreds of hours throughout the year t...

Thinking About AP World History?

Thinking About AP World History?

Tia Vogtsberger, Staff Writer

December 1, 2017


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AP World History is the first AP class that's open to all sophomores, and many freshman may have an interest in it.   AP stands for Advanced Placement or,  as students say, "Advanced Procrastination." The class can be hard. It is college leveled reading.  6 parts, 36 chapters, 903 pages, whi...

Finding Forensics

Finding Forensics

Jaden Foster, Staff Writer

November 29, 2017


Filed under Academics, Top Stories

When most students think of the “ordinary” classes that high schools offer they often think of common core classes such as math, science and English. In high school, students are offered a wide variety of science classes like biology, chemistry and physics. A lot of students don't know about some...

SAT Stress

SAT Stress

Alex Ropka, Staff Writer

November 9, 2017


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As the school year kicks off many Seniors at Glacier Peak are currently rushing to get SAT test done, and college applications sent in. College’s request that students get their applications in early to get the best possible chance of getting in, this has put immense stress on the students. It has...

Learning New Languages

Learning New Languages

Melany Herrejon, Staff Writer

November 8, 2017


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Our school offers four language class choices; Chinese, French, German, and Spanish. For the class of 2021 and beyond it is now a high school graduation requirement to have two world language credits. For the class of 2016-2020 it is not a requirement. This year there is no French 1 class offered, as...

You Snooze You Lose

You Snooze You Lose

Abigail Varghese, Staff Writer

November 7, 2017


Filed under Academics

Glacier Peak High School has the lowest attendance record of all the surrounding schools in our area.   Many students are skipping one period unexcused, most often first period. “Wanting to sleep in or stop at a café is no reason to miss school. It’s like coming late to a job, which gets you...

Seven Students Explain Why They’re Late

Seven Students Explain Why They’re Late

Cabe Cartier, Staff Writer

October 31, 2017


Filed under Academics

Everyday students are late to school for one reason or another. Some make a quick stop by the Buffalo Espresso, some Starbucks, and others the Dog Park.  Regardless the reason, students, especially seniors, cannot find a cure to senioritis.  Daily, Mrs. Tarvin has to check students in for their tardiness...

5 Ways To Handle Finals

5 Ways To Handle Finals

Payton Quinn, Staff Writer

June 22, 2017


Filed under Academics

Study Over a Span of Time While everyone knows cramming is never a good idea, people tend to forget how effective it is to study over a long period of time. Even if it’s a couple problems or a small section, dividing up your material over a span of about a week or longer is crazy effective ...

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