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Allyson Mangus – Science

June 8, 2021

Allyson Mangus win the 2021 Science department medallion awarded by Erin Stephens. "Allyson has consistently challenged herself in science. She took Chemistry, AP Chemistry, AP Biology and Honors Physics....

May 11, 2021

“It’s like driving at night: you can only see so far ahead, but you know there’s more out there.” That’s how junior Kealy Coulon views her life with mental health struggles. Despite the challenges...

Issue 2

Elizabeth Yan and Dhwani Porecha April 2, 2021

So then what?

March 19, 2021

If you’re looking for blue light glasses to fix your headaches, you’re probably just wasting your money. Luckily, there are some things you can do to help relieve the computer vision syndrome that’ll...

The “Science”

March 19, 2021

At first glance, blue light glasses seem like the panacea for our online school-related problems. As one student put it, “why do I not have these?” The anecdotal evidence is there; a simple search...

Seeing ourselves in literature

March 19, 2021

Although the core curriculum has improved, literature constantly needs updating. According to Richard Mellish, ISD’s Executive Director of Teaching and Learning Services, curricula update timelines...

The importance of representative history

March 19, 2021

Working to diversify our literature and curricula allows us to experience and learn about events from different perspectives, particularly when it comes to history. Doing this makes it easier for us...

The future impact in ISD

March 19, 2021

When it comes to the district’s approach to making historical lessons more inclusive and diverse, updating historical curricula is the first step. “I’m excited about a group of middle school...

The current state of literature

March 19, 2021

In recent years, there have been many changes in Liberty’s curriculum to make it more inclusive and diverse. In both history and English classes, there’s been a shift away from white-centered narratives...

Military Service

November 24, 2020

Sometimes, school of any kind isn’t something we’re ready for after spending so much of our lives doing nothing else. Not everybody is cut out to transition directly into a job, either. One option...

Washington State Elections

November 24, 2020

Legislature:  Our state legislature is similar to the national one, with a governor and other executive positions elected every four years. In the House of Representatives, there 98 members, with...

Non-traditional schooling

November 24, 2020

Community college is usually acknowledged as being a suitable alternative to traditional university schooling, but there are far more benefits to these two-year technical colleges than just getting...

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