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What is @metcalfsburner?

Instagram Screenshot of @metcalfsburner page taken by Tanner Steele, December 2020
Tanner Steele and Stone Wolfgang January 4, 2021

From Bothell Deca to Bothell Catamount, almost everyone or everything at Bothell has an Instagram account. Some students have followers ranging from 100-1,000. @bothell.hs only has 1,622 followers but...

NHD Winners at Bothell prepare for another year

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Felix Galicia, Reporter December 18, 2020

The National History Day contest is one of the most prestigious academic competitions in the U.S. According to the National History Day website, more than half a million students from the U.S. take part...

Business is booming for Amazon in 2020

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Ryan Hanken, Reporter December 18, 2020

Due to the pandemic, more people are shopping online than seen before. While many other companies such as Target, Walmart, and eBay have seen a drastic increase in online sales, Amazon remains alone at...

The Impact of Online School on Student’s Mental Health

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Tori Evans and Tanner Steele December 3, 2020

For students, online school has created many changes, some that helped students and others that hindered. Many of the quintessential teenage experiences, such as prom or sports seasons, have been cancelled...

How the Sports Card Market has drastically increased due to the pandemic

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Ryan Hanken, Reporter November 26, 2020

At the start of the pandemic, many people were in shock at how every major sports league immediately shut down. Sports fans of all kinds were trying to recapture the sports feeling in any way possible....

Halloween amid COVID-19

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Isabella Cheng, Reporter November 26, 2020

Halloween this year looked quite different, as everything else does during this unpredictable year. But in the midst of these unprecedented times, it seemed that we could still find ways to celebrate this...

Teens and social media

Kendyll Lindsey, Reporter November 26, 2020

A majority of teens in America use social media almost every day, if not multiple times a day. According to the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 90% of teens between the ages of 13...

Teen Dating During a Pandemic

Kendyll Lindsey, Reporter November 23, 2020

Right now, connecting with people is a difficult task that most teens find to be necessary for their daily lives. Before the coronavirus, students were able to see their teachers and peers all day long,...

A New Video-Game Obsession is Among Us

Kaya Suraci, Reporter November 19, 2020

Little spacemen, mystery, violence, debate, and good old-fashioned video game fun. What else can you want from one of the most popular games in the world right now? “Among Us” is a game available on...

Online Learning: How NSD students are feeling

Online Learning: How NSD students are feeling
Diya Anoop, Reporter November 6, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced our schools and our students to adapt to a new way of learning for better or for worse. The switch to online learning has been a difficult transition for many students....

Club Spotlight: Key Club

Club Spotlight: Key Club
Tori Evans, Reporter October 28, 2020

Do you enjoy giving back to your local community? Key Club may be the club for you! Key Club is a group here at Bothell focused on volunteering and community service. Led by advisor Mr. Gault and co-presidents...

Are emails becoming irrelevant?

Felix Galicia, Reporter October 28, 2020

Over the course of history, modern methods of communication have continuously forced older forms of communication out of popular use and into something of the past. Telegraphs and carrier pigeons were...

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