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ALL THINGS SENIOR

ALL THINGS SENIOR

Claire Keener, Assistant Multimedia Editor

October 5, 2017


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE, STUDENT LIFE

SHS seniors had the chance to interact with representatives from different colleges on Wednesday, Oct. 4, to gain valuable information about the application and scholarships processes.

CULTURE SHOCK

CULTURE SHOCK

McCalee Cain, Editor-in-Chief

October 2, 2017


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

Freshman Aubrey Parton is excited to find her place in the novel social network of SHS. “If people don’t look at me as a sports person, then I don’t have to be, but if people are going to put me in the athlete group, then that’s going to be me, I guess,” Parton said. Other people’s...

MEMORIAL: TURF VS. GRASS

Grace Hicks, Web Staff

October 2, 2017


Filed under NEWS

Everyone has been in awe by the new Barlow Stadium facilites, but it has sparked the community into debate: Should the field be redone with grass or turf? There are multiple factors that have a big impact on the decision. Since it is a city owned facility all users have a say in the matter such as...

CHROMEBOOK CHANGES

CHROMEBOOK CHANGES

Ahna Groat, Assistant Web Editor

October 2, 2017


Filed under NEWS

With the changing in seasons there is another change; the change in the laptops we use for Sandpoint High School. Sandpoint has moved up in the world of technology from the “dinosaurs” to our school laptops either the Chromebooks or Dells. The school board is planning on eventually getting...

SMOKE BREAK

Sofia Kriz, News Editor

October 2, 2017


Filed under NEWS

The summer of 2017 was met with dangerous levels of smoke in the greater Sandpoint area. This smoke was mainly coming over from forest fires in almost all directions, including fires in British Columbia, Montana, Washington, and Oregon. Since early September, the air quality has ranged from moderate...

WHAT IN THE WORLD?

Sofia Kriz, News Editor

October 2, 2017


Filed under NEWS

PUERTO RICO The devastating Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico on September 20th, causing a mass loss of power and destruction of homes and other structures. Rescuers, as of September 26th, continue to search for survivors and remove people from the dangerous situation. SAUDI ARABIA On Tuesday, Sept...

LESS TEACHING, MORE LEARNING

LESS TEACHING, MORE LEARNING

Lily Waldrup, Business Manager

September 27, 2017


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

Sandpoint High School administration has decided to remove access on Wednesday’s, effective Wednesday, Sept. 27, to encourage collaboration amongst teachers. Subject teachers rarely have time to communicate with each other about the pace and difficulty level of their courses. “A lot of teache...

NEW POLICY CHANGE

NEW POLICY CHANGE

Claire Keener, Assistant Multimedia Editor

September 11, 2017


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

The school year is in full swing which means for the first few days teachers go over school-wide policies that seem to stay consistent as every school year passes. This year there was an exception. A new policy states that 18 year olds cannot sign themselves out without prior permission from their ...

SMOKY SITUATION

SMOKY SITUATION

Claire Keener, Assistant Multimedia Editor

September 9, 2017


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

Welcome to beautiful Sandpoint, Idaho, where clear blue skies and fresh air are some of the many benefits of living where we do. Sadly, over the past few weeks, fires sweeping the Pacific Northwest have drastically increased in size, including over 1 million acres burned in Montana. Labor Day mark...

CHANGES YOU CAN EXPECT THIS YEAR

McCalee Cain, Editor-In-Chief

September 6, 2017


Filed under NEWS

1. Have Grades, Will Travel This year, the administration plans to enforce more accountability regarding academic eligibility to travel for extracurricular events in hopes of motivating busy students to stay on top of their workload by putting academics first. To attend a sporting event for th...

ACCESS DENIED

ACCESS DENIED

McCalee Cain, Editor-In-Chief

September 5, 2017


Filed under NEWS

The role of social media is ever-evolving. Should the Lake Pend Oreille School District policy regarding it follow? In the day and age where up-to-date, intimate reporting is available instantaneously on a Snapchat story, and Twitter is the predominant line from the President of the United States...

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