The voice of the students

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The voice of the students

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The voice of the students

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The Effect of the Holidays on Immigrants

Emma Truter February 12, 2024

Families celebrate holidays worldwide, but what about people separated from their families? While many people may have loads of family to celebrate with, many don't. The holidays tend to take an extra...

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The Cat Takes to the Airwaves: Introducing the Pawdcast

Olivia Asmann November 10, 2023

The day that the students of Bothell have been awaiting— nay— demanding, has finally arrived! The Catamount is releasing its first podcast. Or should I say… PAWdcast! The Catamount Pawdcast will...

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Books That Are Banned But Should Be Brought Back – Poll

Deeksha Suthahar November 10, 2023

Here is a link to the survey. It's on Google Forms. The Google Form is about asking questions on banned books that students think should be bought back. Here are the results I’ve gotten so far: Choose...

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The Effects of Mental Health

Sofie Kosciow October 29, 2023

What is mental health? Mental health includes our emotional well-being and our social well-being. It can affect the way we think, feel, and how we handle stress. The effects of mental health can be surprising...

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Should We Really be Banning Books?

Emma Truter October 29, 2023

As of recently, we have seen an increase in the ban on books. Books that get banned tend to mention LGBTQ, racism, sexism, and other controversial topics. Eliminating these books doesn’t just diminish...

Photography: What You Really Need

Photography: What You Really Need

Andreas Gardner October 28, 2023

Have you ever thought about being a photographer, but all the equipment just seems too expensive? You may have all the equipment you need stashed away in storage! Over the past 20 or so years, digital...

Books to Check Out in the Library

Books to Check Out in the Library

Sofie Kosciow October 28, 2023

Interview by: Sofie Kosciow, interviewing Alyana Castle (she/her), a librarian from Brier Library.    You’re Not Supposed to Die Tonight by Kalynn Bayron  Cemetery Boys by Aiden Thomas  ...

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Understanding Feminism: What it Means to BHS, Today

Hannah Langford April 7, 2023

If asked whether you were a feminist, what would you say? I asked around seventy BHS students through in person interviews and an online survey. There was a spectrum of answers, from quick no’s to ‘I...

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Problems with Accessibility at Pop Keeney

Olivia Asmann April 6, 2023

Football season is one of the most exciting times of the year at BHS. Walking down to the Pop with everyone dressed in their spirit gear, the band playing for the whole town to hear, and the cheerleaders...

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Learning About the Holy Month of Ramadan

Ezza Zaidi April 2, 2023

The ninth month in the Islamic Calendar is the Holy month of Ramadan. The month of Ramadan is usually viewed as the month consisting of fasting (not eating from sunrise to sundown) for Muslims. However,...

An Interview With Soham Bhosale

An Interview With Soham Bhosale

Ayana Javed March 31, 2023

The Catamount decided to interview one of the many amazing seniors at BHS, Soham Bhosale (2023)! This computer science genius is getting ready to graduate and head to college in a couple months. But before...

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Flaws of College Board

Ayana Javed March 31, 2023

For all highschool students nationwide and especially here at Bothell High School, it’s been hammered into us (metaphorically, of course) that the classes we take and our standardized scores are catalysts...

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