The voice of the students

The Catamount

The voice of the students

The Catamount

The voice of the students

The Catamount

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Why Flying Cars Should Stay Fiction

Callista Radovich April 21, 2024

Have you ever heard your dad rant on and on about possible future technologies and how lucky you are to be able to experience something such as a flying car? Well, I have, but I am not excited. Flying...

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The Best French Fries in Bothell

Sofie Kosciow February 3, 2024

This is my opinion on the best fast-food french fries in Bothell:   Chick-fil-A: 4.5/10 I enjoyed Chick-fil-A’s fries but don’t particularly like waffle fries and I found them to be very...

Bachmeiers Thoughts: Top 10 Most Overrated and Underrated Movies

Bachmeier’s Thoughts: Top 10 Most Overrated and Underrated Movies

Chase Bachmeier January 23, 2024

There are many varying opinions about what movies are overrated and which ones get overlooked or underrespected for their achievements. In some cases, only a small demographic makes these films under or...

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The Reality of Working in High School

Malia Ozoa January 21, 2024

From scooping ice cream to stocking shelves, most teens work their first jobs being paid minimum wage for some extra cash. It’s easy to assume that the work is easy since the hours are flexible and often...

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Listen Up: The Best Podcasts

Brynn Deckard January 18, 2024

The Catamount Pawdcast That’s right, we have a podcast! Get excited for bi-weekly episodes on a variety of topics featuring BHS students and staff. Available on Spotify and Apple Podcasts. Listen...

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The Shift of Mindset Caused by Teachers

Emma Truter January 17, 2024

In school, you will meet many different teachers and go through many different experiences. High school especially can be a difficult time for some. What could make that worse? A teacher who destroys your...

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How Soon is Too Soon for Christmas?

Wendy Brannon November 4, 2023

In late September, I entered the BHS library one morning only to hear the hauntingly familiar melody of Mariah Carey’s “All I Want for Christmas Is You” echo from the bookshelves before disappearing...

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Killing in the Name: BHS and the Death Penalty

Tobin Kistler November 4, 2023

“An eye for an eye will leave the whole world blind.” - Mahatma Gandhi    I interviewed ten Bothell Cougars on their thoughts on the most severe punishment in the USA, execution. Here is...

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Are Potatoes Really Idaho’s Thing Anymore?

Deeksha Suthahar November 4, 2023

You've probably heard about Idaho being the "Gem State" and famous for its spuds, right? Not much goes on in the potato world, and Idaho has been able to keep up its promising potato reputation. But, guess...

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Follow Up: 25 Worst Movies of All Time

Chase Bachmeier May 19, 2023

I've done the 25 best movies of all time, which I greatly encourage to watch. Now, an antonym of my previous article. Here is a list of 25 worst movies that I have seen at least once or many times, personally....

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Scouting Out the Best Cookie

Brynn Deckard April 7, 2023

Like many other Americans, I counted down the days until Girl Scouts set up stands to sell their delicious one-of-a-kind cookies. I showed up bright and early on March 5th, the first day of selling in...

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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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