Wagner will head to the Air Force next year

Nicole WrightStaff Writer Senior Joey Wagner is preparing for a big commitment in life as he is faced with graduation soon.  Many students plan out their future as they reach senior year. Some choose college, a trade school, or a gap year. However, for Wagner, his path has led him to the Air Force. “MyContinue reading “Wagner will head to the Air Force next year”

Caraveo shows unique sense of fashion

Makayla BogleStaff Writer  “In general, the things that I do, say, and people I hang out with are unorthodox, so style makes me feel comfortable. I’m usually not thinking about how I will be perceived when I’m getting dressed. It’s not necessarily an effort to look cool or nice for school,” senior Eli Caraveo said.Continue reading “Caraveo shows unique sense of fashion”

Bliesner experiences life through music

Rebekah HarrellEditor-in-Chief When COVID-19 hit in March of 2020, people became confined to their houses with emotions of fear and anger, but music offered an escape from all the hardships senior Grace Bliesner faced.  “I really found escapes in music over quarantine, it’s a way to mix up your day when it feels like everyContinue reading “Bliesner experiences life through music”

Davis twins follow their own paths through SHS

Gillian MooreStaff Writer “Even though you are a twin, you’re your own person, be independent and do your own thing. We definitely have our own group of friends, it’s crazy,” senior Ella Davis said. Ella, and twin sister Bella, have had a unique experience growing up. “We tried switching places in fifth grade and weContinue reading “Davis twins follow their own paths through SHS”

Class of 2022 struggles with senioritis

Makayla BogleStaff Writer Senioritis is characterized as the decreased motivation towards studies displayed by students who are nearing the end of their high school, college, or graduate school careers. The class of 2022 has spent close to a year and a half of their high school education participating in virtual classes and distance learning. SeniorsContinue reading “Class of 2022 struggles with senioritis”

Colleges drop SATs for admission

Makayla BogleStaff Writer Throughout the past year and a half, we have seen many disruptions in our ways of living. Due to the pandemic, we were taken out of school, cut-off from sports teams, and even laid off from jobs. The pandemic has had noticeable effects on our economy, extreme effects on our public health,Continue reading “Colleges drop SATs for admission”

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”

Senior Column: Just being there for someone is the greatest gift

Emmily McKinzie Assistant Editor  When it comes to enduring a lightning and thunderstorm, being in what is essentially a tin can could be somewhat concerning. Well my 1950’s fifth wheel I was sleeping in was basically just a couple sheets of metal in the form of a long rectangular box.  It all started at six inContinue reading “Senior Column: Just being there for someone is the greatest gift”