Starting new club in six easy steps

Sydney GloverStaff Writer Have you ever thought about starting a club at SHS? Here is a six step guide to starting up a club.  First, as silly as it sounds you have to come up with an idea for your club. “I started Aquanauts because I noticed the oceanic students wanted something more than justContinue reading “Starting new club in six easy steps”

DECA partners with Graphic Arts club to market PioGear

DECA is our school business club.   At first it doesn’t sound too exciting. I mean high school is about fun not business right? But really, once you get into the club it is really fun. So far this year in DECA we have partnered with the Graphic Arts Design club to create our own businessContinue reading “DECA partners with Graphic Arts club to market PioGear”

FFA stays active, brings in many awards

FFA is a national student-led organization and though it is rooted in farming, that doesn’t mean that its focus in agriculture overwhelms the activities or the students. The Sandy FFA has had an interesting year and although it has been different than a typical year with more time in front of the computer it hasContinue reading “FFA stays active, brings in many awards”

Mock Trials prepares for national competition

Even with the challenges provided by the coronavirus, the SHS Mock Trials team has been able to navigate the challenges of performing trials online. Although our team got a late start to the season, we were able to participate in the District competition with two teams. The two teams from Sandy were the Varsity CrimsonContinue reading “Mock Trials prepares for national competition”

Key Club still volunteers despite Covid restrictions

Key Club is a place to make friends, help out the community of Sandy, and create new memories. Unfortunately for Key Club, making all of those things happen this year has been a struggle. Last minute scheduled Google Meets and events are becoming a trend but working hard and fast is what the officers areContinue reading “Key Club still volunteers despite Covid restrictions”

Newspaper staff earns 16 state journalism awards

The staff of the Pioneer Press won 16 Student Media Olympics awards for the 2020-21 school year. The SMOs are the yearly statewide high school journalism awards sponsored by the Oregon Journalism Education Association. The qualifying period for awards went from April 1 of 2020 to May 1 of 2021. This enabled a few graduatesContinue reading “Newspaper staff earns 16 state journalism awards”

Azteca Club returns to Sandy High

Keianah WeaklandEditor-in-Chief  The return of the Azteca Club to Sandy High has been long awaited from many students. For the past couple of years, Azteca Club has not been available to students. After many students showed interest in restarting the club, Azteca has officially been brought back. After the last Azteca Club advisor retired, studentsContinue reading “Azteca Club returns to Sandy High”

Club Updates

Speech goes to State; Izer wins Impromptu competition The SHS Speech and Debate team made history this year by breaking Barlow’s nearly 50 year streak by winning the title of district champion. In addition, our team was very successful at the state tournament, with the following members achieving significant placements: Sydney Sparr and Jolene Crane:Continue reading “Club Updates”

Clubs stay active despite distance learning

Keianah WeaklandEditor-in-Chief  A big role in many high school students’ lives includes clubs, sports, and socializing. Joining clubs is a great way to meet new people, gain experience in volunteer service, and can be used on college applications. SHS offers many clubs including Speech and Debate, Robotics, Pioneer Digital Media and Drama Club. These areContinue reading “Clubs stay active despite distance learning”