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A Black Lives Matter protest held in Seattle.

Sam Ketchem, Web Editor

June 1, 2020

The recent murder of an African American man named George Floyd at the hands of a white police officer has exposed the deep realities that too many people in the United States, and in the Glacier Peak community, have ignored. For years, many of our school's white people, who made up 77% of the school...

Black Lives Matter

Protesters rally for BLM in the wake of George Floyd's murder. photo by Clay Banks

Julia Marburger, Staff Writer

May 31, 2020

The life of George Floyd, an African-American athlete and father was taken on the evening of May 25, by Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin and three other arresting officers. A 911 call came in with the caller saying Floyd was suspected of passing a counterfeit $20 bill. Shortly after the call,...

Thoughts on the Coronavirus

Thoughts on the Coronavirus

Enid Gonzalez, Staff Writer

May 1, 2020

The Coronavirus has rapidly spread this week throughout Washington. With many schools shutting down and new confirmed cases of COVID-19 appearing throughout Washington, many people in our community are scared about contacting this virus and are worried about what this could lead up to.  “I am ...

Election 2020: What Is Next?

A screenshot of the South Carolina primary results.
credit: The New York Times

Sam Ketchem, Web Editor

February 29, 2020

Here is some vocab you may need to know: Primary race: Members of a party vote to decide who they want to run against members of the parties in an election. State primary: Members of a party in an individual state or territory vote to choose who they want to run against the other parties in an el...

Thoughts On Valentine’s Day

Thoughts On Valentine's Day

Enid Gonzalez, Staff Writer

February 21, 2020

Valentine’s day is just around the corner and it’s a day which people either love or hate. Some people spend Valentine’s day with their girlfriend or boyfriend and to the people that are not in a relationship, it’s just a typical day. “A lot of kids especially my age think it’s dumb but I think...

Election 2020: What is Impeachment?

Election 2020: What is Impeachment?

Sam Ketchem, Web Editor

January 18, 2020

Have you read the first article in this series? If not, go back and read it. Here is some vocab to help with understanding the technical terms in this impeachment series. Impeachment: When the House of Representatives votes on a bill to accuse a President or a federal judge of a crime. If a Pr...

Real or Fake Tree- Let’s Vote

Real or Fake Tree- Let's Vote

Jacob Kanaly, staff

January 18, 2020

Almost everyone puts up holiday decorations of  lights, stockings and garlands. The highlight of the holiday decor is the tree. Are you fake or real?  I came across this question when I was setting up my tree this year.  Personally, until the age of 11, my family and I went to the Christmas Tree Farm.  We located the bigge...

How Early is too Early for Christmas?

How Early is too Early for Christmas?

Jacob Kanaly, Staff Reporter

January 6, 2020

It is that time of the year again, when you can see your breath, houses are wrapped in red and green lights, and hopefully soon, a snowman in every yard. I think it’s never too early for Christmas spirit, however,  when music, decorations, and trees are put up before December, I think that’s too...

Intro to “Election 2020”

Sam Ketchem, Web Editor

November 25, 2019

The 2020 election is going to be a big one. And whether you have been following politics for a long time or are new to the system, this column is made for you. I'll explain the elections process in general and update you about the most important races, whether it be for a state governor, a Congressional...