Issue 5 March 8, 2022

NEWS

SHS drops the Digital Media Program by Sydney Glover
Resources are being shifted to other CTE programs

Digital Media teacher Andrew Schaffer spent four years building the program that will be discontinued next year. Photo Aidan Francis The MeeMa

Oregon Health Authority to lift mask mandate March 12 by Jake Oeck
Masking will be optional at SHS starting Monday, March 12

Students adjust to increased rule enforcement by Rebekah Harrell
Tardies, phones and dress code rules will be emphasized second semester

OPTIONS

Students ask for improvement to parking problems by Brooke Womack
Crowding and bus traffic creates long delays at the end of the day

Photo Michelle Valencia The Pioneer Press

Students call for changes to lunch rules by Makayla Bogle
Longer period and off-campus passes are most requested

Students discover value of thrift shopping by Laila Ramirez
Going to second-hand stores has become a popular activity for students

FEATURE

Oceanic teacher Andrew Wex works to engage students by Vinny White
The science instructor tries to instill a sense of phenomena

Photo Gillian Moore The Pioneer Press

Lim makes new start at Sandy High by Nerisa Olomua
The English teacher came over at the semester break from Reynolds

Davis restores pieces of history by Ty Tilden
The Spanish teacher transforms vintage tools into collectors pieces

Class of 2022 struggles with senioritis by Makayla Bogle
The yearly onset of lack of motivation has struck early

Davis twins follow their own paths through SHS by Gillian Moore
The twin bond is unbreakable but their interests will send them apart

Spring breaks plans taking shape by Laila Ramirez
Students will be traveling to various locales over the week off

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Snow activities still popular as spring approaches by Sydney Glover
Snowshoeing, sledding and tubing are still available as April approaches

Photo Courtesy Lizzeth Ibarra

Small class sizes benefit students by Ty Tilden
The new schedule has created some smaller classes

Morning drinks become rituals for students by Nicole Wright
Energy and coffee drinks are a necessity for some students

HBO series ‘Euphoria’ is a favorite among students by Michelle Valencia
Teens identify with the problems the characters work through

Review: Papa Hadyn’s still a top spot for dessert by Rebekah Harrell
It’s a great spot for a date or girls night out

Review: ‘Uncharted’ the latest uninspiring video game movie by Jake Oeck
Tom Holland and Mark Wahlberg play the treasure-hunting main characters

SPORTS

Winter sports wrap up their seasons by Nerisa Olomua and staff reports
Wrestling team makes it to State; Basketball and swim teams finish their seasons

Photo Courtesy of Jennifer Ofstie

Snowboarders to compete at State this week by Nicole Wright
Competitions include Banked Slalom, Boardercross, Slope-Style and Halfpipe

Ski team goes to State; Jack Logan takes sixth individually by Nicole Wright
The girls team placed ninth overall and the boys were 10th

Spring sports teams get underway by Michelle Valencia
Practices and workouts have started for all five spring sports

Is the U.S. becoming bored with the Olympics? by Vincent White
The 2022 Winter Olympics seemed like an afterthought for many

Athletes works through playing in back-to-back seasons by Brooke Womack
The transition between types of movement and skills can be tough

Some former track athletes opt for golf in 2022 by Gillian Moore
Golf is experiencing a large increase in participation this year

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