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Thinking About AP World History?

Thinking About AP World History?

Tia Vogtsberger, Staff Writer

December 1, 2017


Filed under Academics

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


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...

Learning New Languages

Learning New Languages

Melany Herrejon, Staff Writer

November 8, 2017


Filed under Academics

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 ...

Schools’ Out, Scream and Shout!

Schools’ Out, Scream and Shout!

Tia Vogtsberger, Staff Writer

June 22, 2017


Filed under Academics

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...

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