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Presenting the 2018 Candidates for ASB Secretary

Snohomish High School class elections are here, and it’s time we know a bit more about who’s running. Candidates for our student body secretary are juniors Kenzie Utt and Junior Jenna Baker, two seasoned ASB leaders. These two women both participate in extracurricular activities and have a very good reputation in our school. Teachers love them, students want to be friends with them and colleges are looking for them. READ STORY »

Presenting the 2018 Candidates for ASB President

The 2018 ASB presidential elections are here, and the candidates juniors Javon Hinton, Chyanne Kienitz, and Elle Everett are filled with nerves and excitement about it.

For Hinton, being president would be a dream come true. He’s been preparing for this moment since his freshman year, and he’s ready to give it all he’s got. In order to win this election, he plans to use relationships. He believes that “being a leader is being someone who meets the legitimate needs of others before their own.” READ STORY »

Presenting the 2018 Candidates for ASB Vice President

ASB elections are one of the most exciting and competitive times of the year at Snohomish High School, with this year being especially unprecedented as there are five junior candidates running for the same position, which in past years has not been common.

One of the most important roles in office is vice president. Not only is the “VP” the president’s right hand person, he/she is in charge of overseeing all of the school’s assemblies that take place throughout the year with help from ASB leadership. READ STORY »

Gingers: A Dying Breed

According to researchers, we have an epidemic on our hands, and it affects us all. Studies suggest the recessive ginger gene may be exterminated in as soon as a hundred years. The horror of this possible reality is too much for many to bear. READ STORY »

Yearbook Dallas Trip

Is everything bigger and better in Texas? Six yearbook students from Snohomish High headed to Dallas to find out. At the Yearbook and Journalism Convention, students learned techniques, ideas and inspiration to bring back home to their yearbook.

Due to a lot of fundraising the students only had to pay $200 and the students also got a traditional Texas dinner compliments of the school.

They stayed at the Omi Hotel and even though they were very busy the students still thought it was a “nice” and “beautiful” hotel. READ STORY »

The Trend That Always Comes Back- Birkenstocks

Some may not understand the Birkenstock trend, but they are making a comeback in the fashion world.

Birkenstocks first became popular in the 90's but the brand can be traced back to 1774. The shoe brand first started out making foot bed inserts. Almost 200 years later, the first Birkenstock sandal was introduced by Konrad Birkenstock, great- great- grandson of the creator, Johann Adam Birkenstock. READ STORY »

Winter Band Concert Dazzles with Holiday Tunes

Joe Boertmann, director of the SHS band classes, started off the annual winter band concert on December 14 by strutting in with a lightsaber in one hand and his music in the other. He did this with strength and vigor in the hopes of having a good concert, and to highlight his passion for pop culture and the recent Star Wars movie that released in theaters December 15. READ STORY »

Coffee Talk

The Veterans Day Standard

As many students know, Veterans Day is a big deal at Snohomish High School. The stadium which sits on the northeast corner of campus is known as Veterans Memorial Stadium even, to honor all of the Panthers that have fallen in war. Every year, Snohomish organizes a Veterans Day Assembly, but this year was a special one. 

The Associated Student Body (ASB) chooses to run this assembly each year because it meant a lot to someone very important to the students at SHS. READ STORY »

An Inside Look: Araceli Daza, 2017 Homecoming Queen

As Araceli Daza wakes up in the morning to the “The Circle of Life” from Disney’s “The Lion King” as her alarm, she “feels pumped up, even though you shouldn’t be because you’re waking up”. Araceli attends school as a senior, and goes to class like every other student. She attends a bunch of clubs, such as FCCLA, FBLA, Senate, and is a drum major for band. However, Araceli is a bit different than the rest of the student body, however. READ STORY »