500 years ago, a man predicted the future

Bryanna Fernandez, Reporter

March 12, 2019

Michele de Nostrame, more widely known as Nostradamus, is believed to be one of the greatest seers of all time.  In 1555, Nostradamus wrote all of his prediction in a book called Les Prepheties.  Many believe his predictions to be true.  Some of his predictions include the 9/11 terrorist attack, the G...

A forgotten holiday

Levi Gettleman, A&E Editor

March 12, 2019

Jews from all across the world are looking forward to the Jewish holiday of Purim, beginning the evening of Mar. 20, 2019 or the Hebrew date of Adar 14th. Purim follows the classic archetype for a Jewish festival-- a celebration filled with food and frivolity to commemorate the Jews of the past o...

Events in Seattle

Gabe Araujo, Co-Litterbox Editor

March 12, 2019

There are so many interesting things happening in the Seattle area! From literary events to a museum, here are some events happening this month. For those looking to grab a book in the near future, there is a bookshop called “Third Place books,” that always have author events and book clubs happenin...

Celebrating the Chinese New Year

Evie Smith, Photo Editor, Co-Litterbox Editor

March 12, 2019

Chinese New Year consists of three parts: preparations, a New Year celebration, and a lantern festival. Preparations include cleaning the home of bad luck, decorating with red banners, and getting performances ready. Homes are embellished with red decorations and a banner donning poems is placed ...

STEM Corner

Sanjana Chava, Feature Editor

March 12, 2019

Recently, DNA test kits like 23andme and Ancestry have become quite popular. Customers just send a sample of saliva to the company and after a few weeks, they receive a comprehensive report on their individual genetics. Customers can learn a lot about themselves- from what their ancestors were like,...

Advice Column

Sanjana Chava and Nyla Libed

March 12, 2019

Is senior year harder or easier than junior year? The answer to this question depends on multiple factors. For example, if you end up taking more AP or CHS classes during your Junior year than your Senior year, then your Junior year would be considerably more difficult. Also, if you decide, like most s...

Thespian of the month

Levi Gettleman, Levi Gettleman

March 12, 2019

Anyone who has watched a Bothell Drama show or even spent time at a rehearsal has seen the hard work, enthusiasm, and bubbling and caring personality of Sean Noble (‘21). Noble, a sophomore, is proud to have been involved in every drama production during his time at Bothell, thus far. Freshman year, N...

Chocolate buying guide

Levi Gettleman, A&E Editor

March 12, 2019

Americans consume over 11 pounds of chocolate per person each year, yet many Americans remain uninformed about the delicacy that is chocolate. Buying chocolate may seem like a daunting task, but in reality, picking out delicious chocolate can be as easy as eating chocolate cream pie. The first ...

What freshman are thankful for

Rebecca Del La Torre, Reporter

December 30, 2018

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

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

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

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...

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