Steele adjusts to life away from Southern California

Brooke WomackSports Editor    Waking up and checking the weather is a new thing for senior Jason Steele.  Instead of sunny skies at 85 degrees, Steele has to prepare himself for Oregon’s bipolar weather. “Living in SoCal, I was five minutes away from a beach.  Normally I’d go to the beach every day after school withContinue reading “Steele adjusts to life away from Southern California”

Nava’s culture helps her persevere

Gillian MoorePhoto Editor Along the beautiful coast of Acapulco, Mexico, there was a three-year-old adventuring out in the soft current of the Pacific Ocean. Unknowingly heading for a deep dip in the sea, his uncle swam out and saved him from the drop off. That was Jesse Nava’s uncle, in her hometown where she learnedContinue reading “Nava’s culture helps her persevere”

Anderson delights again with quirky ‘French Dispatch’

Henry SchuttStaff Writer “The French Dispatch,” is a charming comedy drama about a tight-knit magazine staff and their stories. The magazine is shutting down and the movie focuses on the final stories being run. There’s four stories in the magazine but one is much shorter and not something I would consider to be a mainContinue reading “Anderson delights again with quirky ‘French Dispatch’”

Fall teams finish up ‘normal’ season

Brooke WomackSports Editor As the fall sports season comes to an end, athletes looked back on their season full of memories.  Good or bad season, athletes were thankful to be back to a more normalized season. “This year’s full season made up for last year’s weird year by just letting us play.  We got toContinue reading “Fall teams finish up ‘normal’ season”

Upcoming Concerts provide escape

Michelle ValenciaStaff Writer Music is an escape for a lot of people and students at SHS are often seen listening to their favorite artists throughout the day. Over the course of the next few months, a variety of artists are coming to the Portland area and no matter what type of music you listen to,Continue reading “Upcoming Concerts provide escape”

Local Scholarship Winners

Associated Student BodyBrooklyn Adams Audrey Shelley MorrisMarly BesharaKyra ChildSamantha Nesta ArteagaSteven SchusterElizabeth TischenkoNoah Winans Clackamas County BankElizabeth Tischenko Dorothy Nelson Shrum TrustEmily Miller-CamardeseSamantha Nesta ArteagaSteven SchusterZoey ThorntonKeianah Weakland Dorothy Nelson ShrumJohn Edward NelsonMarly BesharaRyan WeberMallory Wilson EMARMolly IzerJaclyn McCrea Sandy FFA Alumni John Virtue MemorialNick Blessinger Sandy FFA AlumniMadison BrownEvan HagemannRyan Weber Godsey FamilyAvery HarphamContinue reading “Local Scholarship Winners”

College Scholarships

Molly IzerNational Honors Society – $3200 Andrew HokansonUniversity of Utah President’s Scholarship – $80,000 (4 years – $20,000 per year)University of Oregon Summit Scholarship – $16,000 (4 years – $4,000 per year)Oregon State University Finely Academic Excellence – $5,000 Jaclyn McCreaOregon State University Finley Academic Excellence – $20,000 (4 years – $5,000)Western Oregon University DeansContinue reading “College Scholarships”

OSAA Activity/Athlete Scholars

This award is given to graduating seniors who have earned a varsity letter in an OSAA sanctioned sport or who have participated in an OSAA sanctioned activity (Band, Choir, Dance, Speech, Cheerleading) during their high school career and have a G.P.A. of 3.5 or above. Brooklyn Adams, Makayla Barton, Chloe Bierbrauer, Jacob Billard, Kyra Child,Continue reading “OSAA Activity/Athlete Scholars”

Girls basketball team returns to the court

Brooke WomackStaff Writer After waiting for well over a year, the winter sports are finally back in action, and even with the new guidelines the varsity girls basketball team is excited to get onto the court. “Having to face Covid has caused some changes.  For example, we have a much smaller team this year becauseContinue reading “Girls basketball team returns to the court”

Wrestling team takes on shortened but demanding season

Brooke WomackStaff Writer Unlike some of the other sports taking place right now, wrestling is a full contact sport.  So also unlike the other sports, they have specialized rules. The only time wrestlers have to social distance and wear a mask is when they aren’t wrestling.  While on the mat, all CDC guidelines are forgotten.   Continue reading “Wrestling team takes on shortened but demanding season”