Category: News

Police and youth bridge the gap

Police and youth bridge the gap

Amidst lockdowns, break-ins, and threatening phone calls, Nathan Hale has seen many police officers running around the school this past month. Some students get anxious at the sight of the red and blue lights flashing outside the window, and are more scared of an officer entering their classroom than the unknown threat running around the building. Much of the time, […]

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Don’t [Ms.] It

Don’t [Ms.] It

Eli Konsker, Chuck Tookey, Tyler Ung, Daniel Hollowell. Notice anything? They’re all guys. This is because Mr. Nathan Hale is a male beauty pageant. Seniors Garrett Lawrence and Lydia Sibborn are attempting to add a new tradition: Ms. Nathan Hale. Female students will have the opportunity to compete in a brand-new comedy competition on March 18th. This new competition will […]

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Planet Nine

Planet Nine

Move over Pluto, two researchers from Caltech may have discovered a new planet in our solar system. Six planetary objects have been found to have unusual orbits and scientists Mike Brown and Konstantin Batygin think they found out why. Their theory suggests that an enormous planet 10 times the earth’s size, nicknamed Planet Nine, was affecting the orbit of the […]

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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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Meadow Brew

Meadow Brew

A blank white board with two light tubes nests above the entrance of Hale’s favorite hang out: the former Cafe Lati. With the new year, the “Cafe Lati” sign has been taken down and a new name is being ushered in: “Meadow Brew.” Last October the neighborhood cafe was bought by a Nathan Hale alum: Megan Latham (23). Latham graduated […]

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Founding the ‘Wetterauer Way’

Founding the ‘Wetterauer Way’

“Little did I know,” former Hale principal Eric Benson said, “when I first met Elaine in the fall of 1992, that I had met the teacher who would make the most significant contributions to change the purpose, culture, and academic achievement in the history of Nathan Hale High School.” Elaine Wetterauer, former Hale Language Arts teacher, passed away at age […]

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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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Jane Addams Middle School students will have later arrival times next year, with the new district start time policy.

Seattle schools start times to change

It’s 8:15. You grab your car keys and run out the door. You eat your granola bar on the way, while you wipe sleep away from your eyes and sit at a red light. It is already bright out, and you are accustomed to this. You don’t think of your fellow Seattle Public School peers, already in class taking notes. […]

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Sophomore Lucy Beatty puts up one of many flyers for the FtFC workshop.

Bringing girls self defense to Hale

Nathan Hale sophomore Lucy Beatty is going to stand her ground, and yell her head off. No this isn’t a weird way of stress relief or a yoga class. She is taking a stand against violent misogyny. Lucy almost single handedly is bringing an all girls self defense workshop to Hale. She first learned about the Fight the Fear campaign […]

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Colleges stand up to racism

Colleges stand up to racism

“We want a revolution. We want a revolution,” chanted students of all races amassed on the University of Missouri quad, arms linked in solidarity. This was the scene not only in Missouri, but on college campuses across the country as acts of racism and bigotry ignited student protest. Black students nationwide say that colleges have failed to address racism on […]

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