Berglund moves from elementary education to SHS librarian

Laila RamirezA&E Editor As a librarian and media specialist, Dana Berglund has many roles and responsibilities to fill. Many involve supporting students academically and helping them navigate literature.  “I’m here to work with students on all kinds of resources like finding the book that’s right for them, or the digital resource that’s appropriate for them,Continue reading “Berglund moves from elementary education to SHS librarian”

Peralta takes leadership role with S.A.F.E.

Laila RamirezA&E Editor Following the departure of the Class of ‘21, junior Amaya Peralta has taken over many roles for S.A.F.E., or Students Advocating For Equality. The group was formed in 2020 during the Black Lives Matter Movement that influenced Sandy High School’s Class of 2021 to create S.A.F.E. “It started just in the highContinue reading “Peralta takes leadership role with S.A.F.E.”

Students make travel plans for Spring Break

Laila RamirezA&E Editor While many SHS students travel within state boundaries over Spring Break, some students travel to extraordinary destinations that stand apart from your average trip to the beach.  Junior Landon Davis is among one of these students who is traveling to an extraordinary location. He and his family are visiting the exotic townContinue reading “Students make travel plans for Spring Break”

Thrift shopping creates enjoyable pastime for students

Laila RamirezA&E Editor Thrifting as we know it has made a comeback to teenagers searching for a more sustainable way to purchase clothing. But has thrifting become popular to younger generations because of its sustainability and environmental benefits or because some are simply partaking in a popular and trending act their friends and online influencersContinue reading “Thrift shopping creates enjoyable pastime for students”

Sports Update: Wrestling

Laila RamirezStaff Writer Team: WrestlingCoach: Head Coach Bryce Reisnaur, Assistant Coaches Calvin McKinnis Jr., Dave Head, Larry Topliff, Mike Platz, Peter Gregg, Roger Sayles, Tanner HemenwayCurrent Record: 6-2 in Dual MeetsStanding in League: No RankingUpcoming Meets: Paul/Larson Invitational on Feb. 5 at 10 a.m. at Sandy High School Barlow vs Sandy Dual WRE Match on Feb.Continue reading “Sports Update: Wrestling”

Sports Update: Swimming

Laila RamirezStaff Writer Team: SwimmingCoach: Head Coach Hannah Gupton and Assistant Coach Jan SharmanCurrent Record: Girls: 1- 7 Boys: 0-8Standing in League:  No RankingUpcoming meets: 2/11-2/12 at David Douglas High SchoolRecent Results: Girls Varsity wins against Reynolds Senior Mason White won the boys 500 yard freestyle with 5:55:27 against Centennial and won the Boys 50Continue reading “Sports Update: Swimming”

Review: ‘Spider-man: No Way Home’ leaves fans speechless

Laila RamirezStaff Writer For many Marvel fans, the release of Marvel’s “Spider-man: No Way Home”on Dec. 17 was a day to drop everything and see the first viewing of this intense, action-packed film. The 149-minute long film captured a turn and twists of events where Peter Parker and Spider-man’s worlds collide.  You don’t have toContinue reading “Review: ‘Spider-man: No Way Home’ leaves fans speechless”

Boys basketball team welcomes new head coach

Laila RamirezStaff Writer With a new coach and pre-season excitement, the returning varsity boys basketball players have an optimistic outlook on this year’s season. “I feel like this season we can bond more and we’re most excited to make memories,” senior Angel Tello said.  Last year, the boys endured a short season filled with manyContinue reading “Boys basketball team welcomes new head coach”

Native American Heritage Day celebrates culture

Laila RamirezStaff Writer If you’ve ever taken a trip to Central Oregon, chances are you have passed the Warm Springs Reservation off of Highway 26. This reservation is dedicated to the Warm Springs, Wasco, and Paiute Native American Tribes in Oregon.  The Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs Reservation of Oregon is one of nineContinue reading “Native American Heritage Day celebrates culture”

Drivers Ed worth the tedium

Laila RamirezStaff Writer Driving, the skill most teens consider fun or a sign of growing older and more mature has more to it than you may think. Teens can begin their driving experiences in the state of Oregon at age 15, earning their provisional permit after successfully completing the 35 question knowledge test. Then theyContinue reading “Drivers Ed worth the tedium”