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Selfies Are Healthy!

By Casper Rushing You may not have thought about it, but pretty much everyone takes selfies. They post their selfies to websites and apps to get feedback. You’ve probably done it before, I’ve definitely posted a few selfies in my time– mostly on tumblr and Facebook. It seems like a normal thing now, and apparently, people are pissed. Time Magazine […]

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Humans of Hale

Humans of Hale

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30 Wasted Minutes

By Zach Airth My pencil scrapes furiously across the page as I try to finish some of my homework at the end of the day. I need to get some of it done before practice after school. As I work, my teacher comes up behind me. “Put away everything and have a book out,” she says. “It is now reading […]

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What’s the deal with snapchat?

What’s the deal with snapchat?

Despite what the company claims, Snapchat is not entirely private or secure. At the turn of the new year, the phone numbers and usernames of 4.6 million Snapchat users were hacked into by “a group of security researchers,”according to the New York Times. So why is it still so popular?  Why has it grown so far so fast, if it […]

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The Inclusion Model Goes Too Far

The Inclusion Model Goes Too Far

What Aedan thinks   Hale, in general, has significantly less rigorous academic programs than many other Seattle schools. It offers far less opportunities for motivated students to challenge themselves, and it leaves many students struggling to fulfill their potential in the classroom. This is something I was warned about when I was looking at high schools in 8th grade, and it’s […]

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Fully fund mental healthcare

Fully fund mental healthcare

Last month, I traveled to Olympia to participate in Statewide Poverty Action Network’s annual MLK Day legislative lobbying session.  I met a man in my group who was poor and had a mental illness.  He shared with me his experiences of trying to get help from state psychiatric clinics. The facilities he described were overcrowded and understaffed.  Overworked staff had […]

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The empty bowl project

The empty bowl project

Senior project introduces a creative community service opportunity The best type of community service lets you see the results of your efforts. No local program does this better than the Empty Bowl Project, where you are making a difference with your own hands. The Empty Bowl Project is an international program that fights hunger on a local scale. Communities come […]

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Stories of Immigration

Stories of Immigration

Being a teenager is kind of like living in a foreign country where no one speaks your native language. Now imagine being a teenager who actually lives in a foreign country where no one speaks their native language. Makes acne seem pretty tame. These are the stories of students who don’t have to imagine what being an immigrant is like. […]

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Hale’s Budget cut by nearly $500,000

Hale’s Budget cut by nearly $500,000

See the full March 2014 issue of the Sentinel  

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Life Before Hale

Life Before Hale

Starr McKittrick | Brian Coon | Rebecca Padilla | Shmuel Willner | Jill Hudson | Mark Greenway | Karl Englert | Tony Renouard | John Cash Back to top Starr McKittrick If the Hunger Games was real, Ms. McKittrick would probably win. Not because she can use a bow and arrow particularly well, or even bake bread. Starr McKittrick was […]

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