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The Standards Are Watching You

By Samuel Schwartz
Standardized tests have become a rite of passage in public high schools. Everyone sits for one. Everyone stresses about one. Everyone anxiously checks, re-checks, and re-re-checks their inbox on that fateful day when the mysterious test-grading powers-that-be descend from their palanquins to distribute scores to the expectant masses.

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Is the Blue Bin Really Green?

By Phoenix Cloutier

Recycling is one of the most basic practices preached by environmentalists, and for good reason. In 2016 alone, the Department of Energy recycled 230 tons of waste that would have otherwise ended up in landfills. Because of this, the government saved $13,800 which can now be used in other areas. There is seemingly no reason to throw recyclables into the trash. However, at Edmonds Woodway…

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Inside Lionel Hampton

By Graham Everhart

The Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival, a regional competition between student jazz groups held annually at the University of Idaho, is a special experience because of how ordinary it is.
Perhaps “ordinary” has too negative of a connotation. I always enjoy Lionel Hampton. I’m part of the EWHS jazz program, and the jazz program attends every year, and every year…

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Snow Days Stealing Our Summer?

By Kate Koenig

As the school year entered early February, the groundhog’s prediction of an “early spring” wasn’t looking good. The Edmonds School District received heavy snowfall in the first and second weeks of February, with over 8 inches of snow in some areas. As March begins, piles of snow still remain in the Edmonds-Woodway student parking lot. In total, six days…

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Boys Swim: District Bound

By Grace Borchert

Edmonds-Woodway’s boys’ swim team will be competing Saturday, February 8th and Sunday, February 9th, at the Snohomish Aquatic Center for 3A District Champions. The team has grown immensely this season, beating rivals, consistently breaking records, and they have high hopes of winning districts as a team.
A junior on the team, Yuteng Wang, reports…

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