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One debate career ends while team does well at Catholic Nations

The SHS Debate team pulled together to bring home a few victories from the 2012 Catholic National Debate Tournament.  The awarded students included Junior Jamis Barcott and Sophomore Alex Sapadin for speech, Juniors Katelin Harris and Max Zinkand for duo speech, and Junior Anna Pisac and Senior Shannon Harris for public forum debate.  Pisac and Harris were not only awarded, but also were the only SHS debaters to mate it into octo-finals.  The members of the octo-finals are the tournament’s top 16 Debaters; out of 214 other debate teams, the SHS debate team was extremely READ STORY »

Yearbook distribution is the culmination of the hard work of one class

Today  is the day annual will be distributed, and it would not be possible without the annual class that each year put out a new annual.

Ever thought what it takes for the annual to be made each year? According to Kate Obukowicz the annual teacher, the process starts in the summer. Student Nia Trimbo says, “It’s when the class gets together to brainstorm and develop concepts, with stories and pictures, and decide what will go on what pages and how it will look.” READ STORY »

Panther Band plays for USO fundraiser

On May 22, the SHS Panther Band played songs in honor of Memorial Day at the New Castle Golf course. This event, called the Red, White and Blue Classic, was a fundraiser for the USO. It is a golf tournament to raise money for their cause of supporting American troops. Celebrities, athletes, and wounded veterans come to play golf and hear festive music. This is the USO’s main fundraiser. READ STORY »

SHS ROTC honors soldiers on Memorial Day

SHS ROTC took part in a 21 Gun Salute to veterans and military family cemeteries on Memorial Day, May 28.

The salute on Memorial Day will have seven cadets from Snohomish High School’s ROTC travel to Everett, Snohomish, and Monroe cemeteries in honor of lost veterans and military family members. ROTC will present our colors at 12:00 p.m. to commemorate the American War dead. Senior Andrew Baggett said “I have never done something like this before.” READ STORY »

GPHS evacuates in response to bomb threat

On Friday, May 18 Glacier Peak High School experienced a bomb threat. The threat came from from a student in their own school.  The student wrote in a Spanish textbook the supposed time and the date for it to take place. The administrators took caution and evacuated all students at 9:00 a.m. READ STORY »

Panther Band plays for USO fundraiser

On May 22, the SHS Panther Band played songs in honor of Memorial Day at the New Castle Golf course. This event, called the Red, White and Blue Classic, was a fundraiser for the USO. It is a golf tournament to raise money for their cause of supporting American troops. Celebrities, athletes, and wounded veterans come to play golf and hear festive music. This is the USO’s main fundraiser. READ STORY »

SHS struggles to find replacement cheer coach

SHS is having a difficult time finding a cheer coach. Former coach Abby Goff turned in her resignation last year, and ever since then the squad has been trying to find a good replacement.  Although Goff is helping the team while they find her replacement, the squad is afraid if they don’t find a coach soon they won’t be able to make solid future plans for their upcoming season. READ STORY »

Debaters head to Catholic Nationals

The SHS Debate team hopes to bring home a win from this year’s Catholic National Debate tournament. 

This weekend in Baltimore Maryland, senior Shannon Harris; and juniors Katelin Harris, Shannon Carroll, Anna Pisac, and Max Zinkand will be competing.  As well as an exciting trip with their team, these SHS students will be competing and mingling with debaters from several different schools. READ STORY »

FFA Heads to State

When some people see an FFA member, they see an itchy blue corduroy jacket and a sweaty face. But a fellow FFA member can look past that, deeper than just the surface. The jackets they wear stand for tradition and pride; made up of Corn Gold and Nation Blue. Their faces are sweaty because they’re focusing on the competition ahead; whether it is Veterinary Science, where they have to be able to recall hundred of different terms and machines, or Dairy Foods, where the competitor must be able to identify different kinds of dairy products. READ STORY »

Night of the Arts returns as a longstanding tradition

“Some people think that art is easy, but it’s not.”

That’s what Freshman Holly Noyes thinks of being one of the many students being showcased in the Night of the Arts. “It started with a small event back in 1986 with the art teacher Mike Moe,” said Volkert Volkersz, the SHS librarian. The following year, 1987, there was a full-blown Night of the Arts under the guidance of art teacher Susan Russell.  READ STORY »