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Band Ensembles Have First Concert with New Director

The band, led by band director Joe Boertmann, had their first concert of the year on Tuesday, October 27 in the Performing Arts Center at Snohomish High School. 

All four bands performed for a crowd that filled every seat in the theatre, with people spilling into the hallway due to a lack of open seats.

“I thought it was a solid first concert,” Boertmann says. “Everyone performed about where their ability level is.” READ STORY »

Victories of Homecoming Week

Several students celebrated large victories over homecoming week. Seniors Kobe McDaniel won Player of the Week and Senior Megan Hoeth won the Homecoming 2015 Ford Mustang. Senior Olivia Ragland was also crowned SHS' homecoming queen, which you can read about here. READ STORY »

56th Annual SHS Serpentine

Students at SHS took part in the annual Serpentine parade through Snohomish on Friday.

Over two thousand people took part in the parade with SHS alumni, community members and businesses all participating in Serpentine’s 56-year tradition by cheering and waving on the sidewalks.

The parade began at 10:45 a.m. with a spirit assembly afterward. READ STORY »

Olivia Ragland is Crowned the 2015 Homecoming Queen

Olivia Ragland was named the 2015 Homecoming Queen during the SHS coronation assembly.

Out of the ten girls, five were chosen to be in the running for Homecoming Queen: Lily Stephens, Christina Dejerling, Jessamine Anderson, Nicole Hill, and Olivia Ragland. READ STORY »

SHS Students Take PSAT at the top of A building

SHS Sophomores and juniors took the PSAT on Wednesday on the top floor of A building on October 14.

Students with classes on the top floor of A building were relocated to the Performing Arts Center or the library for their class period. Students who were taken to the PAC asked Officer Frati questions that they came up with. READ STORY »

2015 Homecoming Court Announced

Chosen by the senior class, ten senior girls were selected Friday to represent SHS as Homecoming princesses.

Christina Deierling:

Q: What is your favorite thing about SHS?

A: “The people and the culture the people create. Other schools have a way different feeling to them. When we have new students, they say what a welcoming environment SHS has. We truly care about each other.

Q: What are you excited for with being on the Homecoming Court? READ STORY »

SHS's new additions

SHS began the 2015-2016 year with many new additions to the school, including 113 new students, two new classes, and eleven new teachers.

The new teachers, which were hired after the recent retirement of multiple teachers, range from math to English to PE teachers.

DECA teacher Ben Doucette added, “It’s always nice to have a fresh start.” READ STORY »

Memorial for Beloved Snohomish Teacher

The life of Charles “Tuck” Edward Gionet III was celebrated with tears, laughs, stories, and many of his friends, family members, students, and community citizens in the Snohomish High School gym on Tuesday, August 18 after he died of cancer on August 8.

The service began with a presentation of the flag by seniors Jack House and Jon Kyle.

Charlie Lewis opened with a prayer, and Pat Ogden read 2 Timothy 4:6-8. READ STORY »

Implementing the new state testing

Snohomish High School students and teachers are bracing themselves with the task of implementing the Smarter Balanced Assessment, the new standardized test, into the school system. READ STORY »

SHS Student Wins Second Place at National Dog Show

Senior Christian Rutten won second place at the National Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show Junior Showmanship competition on February 18. The Westminster, that has been running for 139 years now, is the largest and most prestigious dog show in the country and the winners achieve not only the valuable reputation of being the best in the world, but also a scholarship. Rutten received a total of $5,500 for getting into the top eight and then winning second place.

Rutten has been showing his golden retriever, Watson, since August of 2013. READ STORY »