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The Final Season of American Idol

The beloved singing competition, American Idol, has been scouring America to find the greatest singers for the show's final farewell season. American Idol started back in 2001 with Ryan Seacrest as the host, and Randy Jackson, Paula Abdul, and Simon Cowell as the judges, with Kelly Clarkson as the first winner. READ STORY »

The Atheletic, Academic Inspiration of SHS

Madeline Smith is a senior at Snohomish High School. She has played on the varsity basketball team all four years of high school and made second team all-WESCO her freshman year and  first team all-Wesco for basketball her sophomore and junior year. Last November on National Signing Day, Smith committed to play basketball at Montana State University. READ STORY »

SHS's Acting Star

Lily Stephens is a senior at Snohomish High School who is so mcuh more than just a student. Over her four years, she has been involved in Speech and Debate, DECA, Leadership, and Drama Club through the high school as an actress and now as a creator and director. This year, she was nominated and elected as one of the ten homecoming princesses for the senior class. She was also elected as senior class president for the 2015/2016 school year. READ STORY »

A New Seahawk-Themed Car Club

Are you a car person? Are you also a Seattle Seahawks fan? A group of people decided to combine the two popular interests and form Hawk Wheels, a new club in the Everett area. Hawk Wheels is centered on Seahawks themed cars, motorcycles and rides.

Not just a lousy bumper sticker or antenna ball, however, is enough.

Hawk Wheels was formed about four months ago, when club organizer Mike Wear, 47, and two other guys with Seahawks themed rides met at the Evergreen Speedway in Monroe. READ STORY »

SHS's New Young Conservative Club

With the new school year comes many new students and many new clubs. The newest and probably the most controversial this year is the Young Conservative Club or YCC. The club was founded by senior Evan Leonard with the help of senior Sam Salvadalena. DECA and personal finance teacher Ben Doucette is the advisor for the new club. READ STORY »

Changes in SHS Lunches

Although the Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act has been in place since 2012, many high school students, including students from SHS, are noticing a difference in their schools’ lunches this year. 

The Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act is intended to improve the health of the nation’s children, create an environment that reinforces the development of healthy eating habits, and increase the consumption of health foods during the school day. READ STORY »

New Clubs for a New Year

Many new clubs have begun to take shape at Snohomish High School this year. Some deal with political views and various religions, while others are bringing about new outlooks on old ideas. For the Rail twins, this has been and will be the legacy they leave behind at SHS when they graduate next year. READ STORY »

Differences in Generations?

Cell phones, computers, and watching T.V., all commonplace for our generation. The 2000’s has proven to be captivated by technological advancements. The modern generation is plagued with new problems and issues that have been passed down from generations prior, perhaps creating high expectations for the newly founded generation. There are many factors which separate millennial's from other other generations such new technology and newly arising conflicts around the world. READ STORY »

"A Charlie Brown Christmas" Turns 50

Christmas time is here! One of America’s most beloved Christmas time traditions, “A Charlie Brown Christmas," had its 50th anniversary on Monday, November 30. Good grief! This Charles Schulz classic has been loved by young and old alike since its first television debut on November 30, 1965.

“[I remember] watching it as a family every holiday season, enjoying the Peanuts singing Christmas carols, and Charlie Brown picking out the tree,” said Char Elliot, 50. READ STORY »

A Staff Full of Panthers

Snohomish High School was established in 1894 and has been the stomping ground for many students since its opening. Over the course of 121 years, thousands of students each year have come to SHS to learn about what they will do with the rest of their lives. It is not out of the ordinary for some of these inspired students to want to return to SHS and build a legacy as a staff member of the school they have their diploma from. READ STORY »