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SAT Stress

SAT Stress

Alex Ropka, Staff Writer

November 9, 2017


Filed under Academics

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...

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


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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


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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


Filed under Academics

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


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...

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