Twelve activities for the 12 Days of Christmas

Sydney GloverStaff Writer With life starting to slightly return to normal, it is expected that people will want to do things over Winter Break. So if that person is you, here are some exciting things to check out over the break.  If you’re looking for an exciting new experience this winter break, then go checkContinue reading “Twelve activities for the 12 Days of Christmas”

Valentine’s Day needed more than ever

Emily Fendall-YorkStaff Writer Going into another year during the pandemic can be overwhelming to most people, but we all have to stay strong as a community and make the best of the situation. Holidays have not been the same since regulations were set to keep everyone healthy and safe. We need Valentine’s Day more thanContinue reading “Valentine’s Day needed more than ever”

Students and staff share their favorites of the holidays

Keinanah WeaklandOpinion Editor What was the best gift you got as a kid? Choir teacher Alec Chase“One of my favorite gifts I received as a kid was an automated toy train that would travel along train tracks. I remember that you could pour a special liquid into the train chimney and it would puff outContinue reading “Students and staff share their favorites of the holidays”

Teachers navigate holiday disasters

Emmily McKinzie A&E Editor  Some of our well-known Christmas disaster movies are what make the holidays fun and full of all sorts of adventures. Fan favorites such as “Home Alone” and “A Christmas Story” show some comedic and holiday disaster stories. Teachers at SHS have a few holiday disasters of their own, nothing extreme like theContinue reading “Teachers navigate holiday disasters”

A Christmas movie for everyone

Emily Fendall-YorkStaff Writer One of the best things to do for the holidays is to sit down with a nice cup of hot cocoa, egg nog or whatever you prefer and watch a Christmas movie with your friends and family.  But, there are always the people who want something new to watch or people whoContinue reading “A Christmas movie for everyone”

Businesses collect winter clothing, blankets

Rebekah HarrellFeature Editor  Local businesses are coming together in order to give back to the community. Mt. Hood Cigars and Mt. Moka are both raising donations for separate causes.  Local coffee shop Mountain Moka is helping give back to the community. For the third year in a row they are collecting blankets to donate toContinue reading “Businesses collect winter clothing, blankets”

Christmas basket program continues without Canned Food Drive

Rebekah HarrellFeature Editor The annual canned food drive is one of the biggest events SHS contributes to during the holiday season. Leadership, NHS, Key Club, and other school clubs help encourage students to donate and also help with making the food boxes for families in the community.  This year there are many obstacles that KiwanisContinue reading “Christmas basket program continues without Canned Food Drive”

Holiday events adapt to restrictions

Vanessa LemkeStaff Writer This holiday season has been quite chaotic with Covid-19 putting restrictions on many holiday activities. Despite these restrictions, there are still many things to do and places to go over the holidays. Since the traditional Zoo Lights involve walking around and being around a lot of people, the Oregon Zoo has updatedContinue reading “Holiday events adapt to restrictions”

Covid-19 throws wrench into holiday plans

Brooklyn AdamsEditor-in-Chief The holidays are coming up, but are they possible with COVID-19? The question that is being asked all around the world, is should we or should we not celebrate as usual? As COVID-19 continues to spike all across the states, it is becoming more and more important to avoid having large gatherings ofContinue reading “Covid-19 throws wrench into holiday plans”