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GHS students initiate drive to aid homeless youth

GHS students initiate drive to aid homeless youth

Alexa Gutierrez

May 26, 2015


Filed under School News

Statistics say that every year there are nearly 2,000 homeless youth in the Grand Rapids area. Therefore, HQ, a newly opened drop-in center in Grand Rapids, is trying to aid in providing rest, resources, and readiness to those youth facing homelessness. While HQ is aiding the youth, Krystal Owens...

Senior brings hope to Dominican families

Senior brings hope to Dominican families

Lauren Cohen

March 16, 2015


Filed under Features

“Vaca Flaca! Vaca Flaca!" Jessica Powell walked down the dirt roads of Las Canas in the Dominican Republic amid the chants. At the beginning of the summer, the chants following her had been suspicious and insulting, rather than the endearing nickname of “skinny cow.” Derogatory whispers...

Uncapping the truth

Uncapping the truth

Mina

February 16, 2015


Filed under Health, School News

Have you seen all the boxes and plastic bags filled with bottle caps lying around the school? Have you ever wondered what they are collected for? In a recent survey asking if students knew where the bottle caps go or why we collect them, only two out of ten answered correctly. Out of the eight that...

Reasoning before ringing: An inside look at Salvation Army’s red kettle

Reasoning before ringing: An inside look at Salvation Army’s red kettle

Emily Cieslak, Wenatchee High School

January 20, 2015


Filed under Features

Christmas carols, cheerful greetings, the buzz of shoppers. A slew of signature sounds mark the holiday season. One of the most iconic may be the ring-ding of the Salvation Army bell across the valley’s storefronts. Accustomed to the sight, passersby may drop a few cents without second thought. But...

Tournament for Tots brings joy to the holidays

Tournament for Tots brings joy to the holidays

Justine Phipps, Carlmont High School

December 23, 2014


Filed under Sports

Imagine being a six-year old with no presents sitting under your Christmas tree. It's not because you were naughty, but because your family was not able to buy you toys for the holidays. Something as simple as a toy car or a teddy bear could make a difference in a child's holiday experience. For...