What freshman are thankful for

Rebecca Del La Torre, Reporter

December 30, 2018


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Claire Morse ('22) "For friends." Daphne Martinez ('22) "Friends, family, food, siblings, pets, and life in general!" Jennifer Clancy ('22) "Being able to go to school." Anonymous "My girlfriend, without her I wouldn't be who I am today. I love her so much!" Daisy Plumacher ('22) "My doggo Koda....

Celebrating Veterans Day

Rebecca Del La Torre, Reporter

December 30, 2018


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November 11 is the day we honor those who have served or fallen during the line of duty. This holiday isn't only celebrated in the U.S. but celebrated internationally, by those in the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, and France. The United Kingdom and Canada call this day Remembrance Day. Back in 1919, the ...

STEM Corner

Sanjana Chava, Feature Editor

December 30, 2018


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While in the midst of flu season, Bothell High students are advised to get their flu shot at the nearest provider. For many this seems to be a nuisance, since a lot of people fear the needle and the pain that follows it. People who have never had to face the flu usually just ignore the suggestions of ...

A history of the term “Indian”

Bianca Geib, Forum Editor, Co-Online Editor

December 30, 2018


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When Christopher Columbus reached the Americas, he believed that he was in the Indian Ocean. He was, in fact, trying to find a westward route to Asia and, at this time, he and those he was with called most everyone from that region of the world ‘Indian.’ Instead of finding Asia, Columbus actually f...

Helping the Community

Malavika Santhosh, Reporter

December 30, 2018


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Are you in need of more community service hours? Do you have some extra time on your hands? Want to be a more active member of your community? If you do, you came to the right place! Helping out in the community is a great idea and there are some ways you can help out right here, in Bothell:   The City of Bothell...

Flood of freshmen

Bianca Geib, Forum Editor, Co-Online Editor

October 26, 2018


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Over 30% of BHS’s students are freshmen, even though there are four grades at the school. In an interview with Bothell High School’s Principal, Mr. Juan Price, he stated that “enrollment has gone up” since last year. He also projects that “enrollment will keep rising,” in relation to the increase...

“You can’t stop that Blue Train!”

Evie Smith, Photo Editor, Co-Litterbox Editor

October 26, 2018


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Back in the day, in the year 1998, students at Bothell High practiced one of the same traditions that we still do today: tailgates. Before heading down to the Pop, students would meet up and drive down in their decorated cars ready to cheer on their team. This festivity soon came to be known as ...

Homecoming: 1920’s meets 2018

Audrey Rainwater, Co-Art Editor

October 26, 2018


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This year, many students were excited for homecoming. The theme was “A Night At Gatsby’s.” The ASB had planned this since the beginning of the school year, brainstorming during their work days and introduced the homecoming theme at the back to school assembly on the first day of school. Mo...

Teen Issues: past and present

Rebecca Del La Torre and Malavika Santhosh

October 26, 2018


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Even before the word "teenager" was coined, teenagers have faced issues concerning health, society, culture, and politics. Looking at the past, you can see how social concerns and perspectives have changed or remained the same. The 1970s was carefree and filled with new technology. The BHS Catamount f...

Are academics and athletics at odds?

Cody Winkleman and Aleah Josephson

October 26, 2018


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For decades, high school sports and academics have been closely associated with each other. From football to swim to even badminton, there are nearly 8 million student athletes who compete in a sport each year while attending high school. There have been many studies of the effects of sports on student...

Welcoming the new administration

Evie Smith, Photo Editor, Co-Litterbox Editor

October 26, 2018


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Mr. Scott Leick is one of the new assistant principals here at BHS and he has worked in education for 20 years. In those 20 years, he has mostly been a school counselor and a football coach. After working at the Northshore district office last year, he thinks that it is “very exciting to be back i...

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