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SHS's Retiring Staff Members

Over the years Snohomish High School has been blessed with a number of great teachers and staff members who have touched the lives of many students. These people have not only shared their knowledge with students but have also inspired, encouraged, mentored and been role models for them. When these people choose to move on or retire it can bring mixed emotions for all involved. READ STORY »

Dr. Porter announces she's leaving SHS

After being the principal for eight years, Dr. Beth Porter announced that she would be leaving SHS to become the Director of Human Resources in Renton County.

“The easiest way I can explain it is it’s like I am the assistant principal of the HR department,” said Porter. “I have duties regarding how the HR runs, how our online programs work, our subs, applications, any employee investigations if there was a complaint. I will do a huge variety of things.” READ STORY »

Senior Mothers Tea

The Snohomish High School, Senior Mother Tea, was held May 6, in the Commons.   The Mother’s Tea was attended by over 150 moms and seniors.  The event provided seniors with the opportunity the begin celebrating an early Mother’s Day with their moms.  When the seniors and their moms arrived they were given the opportunity to have their pictures taken to commemorate the day. 

Attendees were welcomed by the emcees, Jess Harris and Kincaid Norris, both juniors who serve as officers for their class. READ STORY »

March Madness Meets Canned Food Drive

Its that time of year again. SHS is hosting their annual food drive to benefit the Snohomish Food Bank and its recipients. READ STORY »

The Osiris Challenge

The senior mythology classes taught by Linda Sparks and Kinga Thomas are participating in what they call the "Osiris Challenge," where they are encouraged to get involved in a curriculum-incorporated scavenger hunt around the school. 


Man Power vs. Horsepower

To celebrate National FFA Week, Snohomish High School decided to have a little competition- Man Power vs. Horsepower.  READ STORY »

The Absence of Knowledge

Snohomish High has many, many clubs. From basics like DECA and FBLA, to a place for budding young conservatives to meet, it seems as if there’s no shortage of things for the youth of Snohomish to do. The Snohomish club roster, however, is short one especially unique and challenging club that, while old, has never seen the popularity or acclaim that sports and other clubs have READ STORY »

Jimmy John's is Now Open in Snohomish

Snohomish has introduced a recent branch of Jimmy John’s Gourmet Sandwiches, which is now open. 

The restaurant opened up just a couple weeks ago across from 7-11, along Avenue D. 

“It’s really good,” said junior Seth Cavin READ STORY »

Super Seniors Get Focused

Movies like “Mean Girls,” “10 Things I Hate About You,” and “She’s All That” — and, oh, just every teen movie ever — paint a pretty negative picture of high school. The sacred hallways are a place for cliques and bullying, and the classrooms are full of terrible things like pop quizzes and teachers who actually take attendance. Even popular celebrities such as Lorde, Taylor Swift, and Lena Dunham understand the struggle.

So why are some students willing to stay an extra year? READ STORY »

Battling the FAFSA

The FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid), also known as the FSA (Federal Student Aid) is just as it sounds- federal aid provided to students who apply. The determination of money that is received after applying for the FAFSA is based mainly on the financial income of your household (parents or guardian). The FAFSA not only grants student aid to students in need, but it also fulfills the requirement for many scholarships to have the FAFSA filled out completely.

Why would you want to apply for FAFSA? READ STORY »