Club Spotlight: Key Club

Club Spotlight: Key Club

Tori Evans, Reporter

October 29, 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 Ananya Kumar and Alice Standley, the club is part of the international and student-lead Key Club organ...

Are emails becoming irrelevant?

Felix Galicia, Reporter

October 29, 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 both in use less than a century ago, but now are things of the past to be read about in a history t...

Balancing work and school before the pandemic vs. after

Balancing work and school before the pandemic vs. after

Kendyll Lindsey, Reporter

October 28, 2020

As a student who started working part-time after school started back up this fall, I had some difficulties with balancing the amount of homework with my work schedule. Out of curiosity, I went to social media and posted that I was looking to interview Bothell students who also worked part-time. Unfo...

Starting fresh on Zoom campus

Starting fresh on Zoom campus

Isabella Cheng, Reporter

October 28, 2020

Everyone knows those “first day of school” jitters. The nervous swirling thoughts that seep into your mind as you step onto campus and frantically wondering if you’ll find peers or find your class or if you’ll even know what on earth you’re doing. But, of course, due to the ‘rona, stepping...

Teacher’s experience teaching during COVID-19

Tanner Steele, Reporter

October 28, 2020

With the coronavirus halting many activities in people’s lives and changing the way we live and interact with others, it's no surprise that schooling has changed in such a drastic way. We all used to arrive at school and be in classes early in the morning, learning multiple subjects throughout the day tha...

Senior Feature Q&A: Cody Winkleman

Kaya Suraci, Reporter

July 20, 2020

Q: Name/Staff Position A: Cody Winkelman/Sports Editor Q: Why did you decide to join the Catamount staff? A: My first year I just saw that Mr. Crouch was the teacher and it seemed like a pretty easy class. But I ended up really enjoying being able to write about pretty much whatever I wanted ...

The Coronavirus pandemic and Gen Z

Malavika Santhosh, Reporter

June 11, 2020

It’s been around three months since quarantine began and the coronavirus pandemic has taken over lives. As the pandemic has shut people into their homes, overworked medical professionals, and pushed the economy into a rapid decline, the question remains: How will this crisis affect us in the future?...

Reopening America

Diya Anoop, Reporter

June 11, 2020

  On May 4th Washington State’s Governor Jay Inslee first announced his “Safe Start” plan for reopening Washington state. An updated plan further outlining specific guidelines was later released on May 29th.  The plan consists of four phases that counties move through on a case-by-c...

Coronavirus and the Environment

Malavika Santhosh, Reporter

June 11, 2020

It seems that the only good news we have gotten during this pandemic, aside from John Krasinki’s Some Good News of course, has been the news of how the environment is benefiting from the pandemic. With the majority of the population inside, it’s no wonder that nature has hit the reset button. But d...

Fun Things to do with your Friends

Malavika Santhosh, Reporter

May 18, 2020

  With all of us stuck inside our homes for what feels like an eternity, we’re all yearning to go back before the time of a global pandemic, where going out and spending time with friends was something we took for granted. Being in quarantine has left many of us feeling bored and isolated. ...

Mental Health during the Pandemic

Aya Long, Reporter

May 8, 2020

So we’re all cooped up at home-or at least we should be-but what does this mean for mental health? According to the CDC, this abnormal time in our lives can lead to change in sleeping and eating patterns, worsening of chronic and mental health conditions, increased substance use, and, not surprisingly, fea...

Positivity during Pandemic

Ethan Yamamoto, Reporter

May 3, 2020

  In a world where a microscopic organism has taken over all of humanity and has stricken fear within all beings on planet Earth, the positive stories of the world have been overcast by the commotion this virus has created and it feels as if all is lost! However, The Catamount has come to save ...

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