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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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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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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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Giving thanks

Giving thanks

Any American student above the age of six knows the story of Thanksgiving. The pilgrims came to America on the Mayflower. The Pilgrims began to starve. And the nearby Native Americans saved the Pilgrims by offering them food. This is a story of gratitude. Fast forward to another story of gratitude. On the Tuesday before Thanksgiving, the Nathan Hale Native […]

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Stardust Mission

Stardust Mission

by Andrea Sama As we all know, shooting stars aren’t actually stars, they are fragments of comets, and they probably won’t grant your wish. That is unless you happen to be Dr. Don Brownlee. Brownlee, a professor at the University of Washington and the Principal Investigator of the Stardust mission, wished to find out what comets were made of. “I […]

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A Halestorm of Wins

A Halestorm of Wins

by McKenzie Boyle The crowd gathered around the microphone as they waited in anticipation for the announcement. The competition was over, the scores had been tallied, the winners decided. A hush fell over the crowd of students as the speaker leaned into the microphone. “Nathan Hale High School,” she shouted as the room erupted in applause. This has repeatedly been […]

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