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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 ...

Schools’ Out, Scream and Shout!

Schools’ Out, Scream and Shout!

Tia Vogtsberger, Staff Writer

June 22, 2017


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The lack of attention is high. Teachers words pass through ears. Rooms are too hot to bear. It makes sense. Only a couple more days until summer, summer, summer vacation! Summer is time for all-day beach outings, long, epic journeys, staying up late at night and sleeping in in the morning. It means...

Milestone

Milestone

Erica Lane, Staff Writer

June 19, 2017


Filed under Academics

On June 16, 2017, a teacher at Glacier Peak High School, Ray Tompkins, turned the big 60. Tompkins is a beloved teacher throughout the whole school, so much so that Annie Green, the Publications teacher, printed out over 150 copies of Tompkins’ school picture with a big, sparkly birthday hat and the...

The Final Lap

The Final Lap

Lourdes Marmol, Staff Writer

June 12, 2017


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Seniors took their last lap around the school while all the underclassmen and teachers stood outside the halls to congratulate, celebrate their success, and wish them luck on their new journeys and ventures. On June 8th,  at 1:50 P.M, many students and teachers wound up crying as the school bell rang ...

Bring-Your-Kid-to-Work Day…Everyday

Bring-Your-Kid-to-Work Day…Everyday

Tia Vogtsberger, Staff Writer

March 2, 2017


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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...

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