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Veterans' Memorial Stadium Unveils New Monument

SHS held a rededication ceremony for Veterans’ Memorial Stadium on its campus this past Friday, September 9, shortly before their football game against Glacier Peak.

Captain Will Lennon gave several speeches and told several stories about his time in the military, as well as introduced several guest speakers who were veterans.

Several dozen veterans were in attendance and sat to honor the memorial. READ STORY »

Final Farewell to Volkert Volkersz; Jam Club Advisor and SHS Librarian

The eleven-member SHS Jam Club had their last concert on Wednesday, June 1 and final open mic in the library on Friday, June 3 for not only the year, but also for the club advisor Volkert Volkersz, who is retiring at the end of this year.

Volkersz has been a songwriter since the age of nineteen, and has been serving as a model for the students for many years. Often they would be the first to hear his new pieces to give opinions and feedback. Four to six pieces of Volkersz's pieces were featured in the Wednesday night show in honor of him. READ STORY »

Students Host Night of the Arts 2016

The 2016 annual Night of the Arts showcase displayed many student entries on May 12 in the SHS gymnasium.

Throughout the year, students worked hard on their own pieces of art from many different departments. Contributing classes included drawing and painting, ceramics, sculpture, photography, home economics, digital arts, computer-aided design, and other art based classes. READ STORY »

Freshman class hosts Lip Sync Battle

The class of 2019 hosted the first annual Lip Sync Battle with eight student groups participating on Friday.

Freshman Sam Shull took top honors with his performance of Fallout Boy's, "The Phoenix".

In the past, Snohomish High School has teamed up with Glacier Peak in a Battle of the Bands to help the freshman class raise money. As of last year, the schools moved on separately to do different fundraisers. Snohomish switched to the idea of a lip sync battle. READ STORY »

SHS Students Participate in the Day of Silence

Approximately 50 SHS students participated in the GLSEN Day of Silence, which is a student run, non-violent protest against the bullying and harassment of LGBT students in schools.

"It supports people like me," said freshman Graciela Vannoy. "I know what these people had gone through, and it helps support people whose voices were shouted down and forced to be silent." READ STORY »

Jimmy John's Grand Opening

Jimmy John’s will be having it's grand opening on Thursday, April 21, 11-3 pm.

As a promotion, Jimmy John's will be selling subs for $1.00 during this time, and the first 500 customers will receive a Jimmy John's drawstring backpack.

Additionally, Jimmy John's will set aside 100 free bags for high school students after 2:15. READ STORY »

SHS Science Expo Highlights Agricultural Science Department

Hundreds of displays filled the gym for Snohomish High School's fifth annual Science Expo yesterday. Agricultural science teachers Stacy Lischke and Tracy Brown students created supervised agricultural experience (SAE) projects to present to the public at the expo.

Various areas were represented throughout the expo, such as presentations of livestock, hunting techniques, and agriculture. READ STORY »

SHS Cafeteria and Commons back open

The SHS cafeteria and commons area reopened Monday, April 11, after having been closed for over a month due to signs of a rodent infestation in the kitchen ceiling.

The kitchen staff had noticed a smell coming from the ceiling of the kitchen in early March, and upon investigation, the discovery of rodent droppings was found. The kitchens and commons were immediately closed down in response to a decision from the administration. READ STORY »

Aluminati's First Robotics Competition

The 2016 First Robotics Competition (FRC) Stronghold was held at Glacier Peak High School on March 12 and 13.

The competition layout was based on the movie "Monty Python and the Holy Grail."

The SHS Robotics Club, the Aluminati, took their robot Mar-C (Most Amazing Robot of the Century) to compete in the worldwide competition for the second consecutive year. READ STORY »

Rodent Droppings Found in SHS Kitchen

Rat droppings were found in the ceiling of SHS' cafeteria and commons area on March 3.

This has changed several activities that will be happening at SHS over the next month as the commons area of G-building is closed and the main gym is being used as a cafeteria primarily.

The SHS administration, along with the school district and licensed pest control officials, are working on investigating the problem and resolving the issue. READ STORY »