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Saying goodbye

Saying goodbye

McKenna Zacher, Managing

June 6, 2019

As we begin to say goodbye to Puyallup High School, there is something else I will be needing to say goodbye to: my elementary school. The summer before kindergarten I moved to a house right next to Sunrise Elementary School. I remember being so excited to finally go to a “big kid” school, my...

Live Action Brings Stories to Life

Michaela Ely, Web Editor

May 29, 2019

All of us have grown up watching the classic Disney movies, however, Disney is remaking many of their classic films into live-action versions.   Disney has released The Jungle Book, Beauty and the Beast, Cinderella and Dumbo as live-action films already, along with many others. Some that a...

Experience With Loneliness

Autumn Scriven, Legacy Features Editor

May 17, 2019

Deep in the dark is where we go Everything's quiet The eerie wind blows   I’m in a cement box So very cold The darkness inside me begins to grow   I call out for help   No one replies   I only hear my own little cry   The world goes ...

Us Movie Review

Mason Giustino, Executive Producer

April 22, 2019

After seeing Jordan Peele’s directorial debut film Get Out, I knew he was different; the movie incorporates political satire, horror and humor into a film that was raved about by critics and fans alike. His new film US takes a sharp turn down the alley of horror and suspense. The movie follows the ...

Why You Should Start Listening to Podcast in 2019

Mariah Perez, Staff

February 1, 2019

I am the type of person that always needs to be doing something. I am constantly multitasking. I do laundry while watching TV, listen to audio books while getting ready for school and watch YouTube videos while I’m eating. I don’t really feel productive unless I’m doing more than one thing at a ...

Mental health curriculum needs to address issues

Parker Rosdahl, Assistant News

December 22, 2018

In July 2018, New York and Virginia became the first and only two states to pose a requirement for a class focused on mental health in their state’s secondary schools. The new law was formulated by Virginia senator, Creigh Deeds, as well as Virginia high school students who pitched the idea to him....

Why Die Hard is a Christmas movie

Mason Giustino, Executive Producer

December 19, 2018

The holidays are a time for family, friends and taking time to be grateful for what you have. All of these things are represented in popular Christmas movies such as Elf, The Polar Express, How the Grinch Stole Christmas and so on. But my favorite one by far is the one and only 1988 classic Die Hard. T...

Creative writing, is there a write way?

Autumn Scriven, Staff

December 19, 2018

When I write I try to always let my imagination take me to where I want to go next. Sometimes I worry if what I’m writing is okay -- will others like it and am I writing it the right way? Online and in print, there are thousands of sources that will tell you tips on how to get better at writing and...

Why 2018 has been so long

Why 2018 has been so long

Mariah Perez, Staff

December 17, 2018

As the new year approaches, it is only natural to reflect on the year we will be leaving behind. When I myself recently thought back on the year, I came to the sudden realization that I didn't actually remember much of it. Sure, I remembered living through the Winter Olympics, the Tide Pod epidemic and that ...

Controversy in Music

Gavin Herrington, Staff

December 17, 2018

Every generation seemingly boasts notorious celebrity figures, particularly musicians, often driven by a social conscious or intentions of disrupting the status quo. When people discuss these controversial musicians usually recognizable names such as Elvis Presley, Slayer, Marilyn Manson or Eminem are fi...

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