Articles By: Henry Graham

History teachers Tim Ames and Tony Renouard have chosen to keep their personal politics completely out of the classrooms.

Moral questions; teaching Trump

If there is one thing that both liberals and conservatives can agree on, it’s that the 2016 election will go down in history as one of the most polarizing in recent memory. From Hillary Clinton’s emails to Donald Trump’s sexual assault allegations, the controversies just keep coming. The question for Hale teachers: how do you take a balanced approach to […]

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SPS encourages weight loss through HealthyWage program

SPS encourages weight loss through HealthyWage program

“Are you ready to win cash and other prizes by losing weight?” This is the first sentence from an email that went out around mid to late afternoon, January 12th to every employee in the Seattle School District. The email goes on to reveal that SPS is encouraging their employees to “participate in a three-month Weight Loss Challenge,” starting on […]

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The swim team performs a memorable dance number

NHHS Winter Spirit Assembly

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Fourteen term Washington Congressman calls it quits

Fourteen term Washington Congressman calls it quits

79-year-old Washington State Congressman Jim McDermott has been working since 1988 and at a press conference on Monday, January 4th, the Representative told reporters that he would retire at the end of 2016. “[I’m] proud of what we have been able to do together for Seattle and the State of Washington.” The former psychiatrist went on say that his work […]

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Inside the climate strike

Students march off school grounds, walk out to the corner 110th and 35th and skip both fifth and sixth period in the process. They yell and wave banners encouraging gasoline powered cars to honk in support of addressing climate change.  Student Ian Roberts removes his shirt and marches across the intersection while a fellow student rides on his shoulders waving […]

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Washington and the Syrian refugees.

Washington and the Syrian refugees.

We’ve all heard about what happened in Paris. On the evening of the 13th of November, 129 civilians were murdered by Islamic extremists. The whole world is on high alert and  leaders across the globe have condemned the attacks. In the wake of these tragic events, a moral dilemma arises: should we be accept Syrian and Iraqi refugees? Many fear […]

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One of the many joys found on the open road.

You don’t need an auto to be mobile.

The first question people ask me is how old I am. Then they ask whether I’ve got my license. When I say I haven’t got it yet, just about 99 percent of them are shocked and appalled at my reason: I don’t really care about driving. Driver’s licenses seem to be all anyone can talk about sophomore year. As soon […]

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Climate Just!ce Club takes root

Climate Just!ce Club takes root

by Henry Graham It’s lunchtime in Room 2149. Kids, mostly dressed in black, are seated around tables staring at their phones and DSs. Others sit alone with noise-canceling headphones, oblivious to what’s around them. It’s not a club, but Mr. Lockery’s classroom has evolved into a hangout for gamers. The room is full to the brim and it’s incredibly loud. […]

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