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Are standardized all that?

Maya Quinanola, Reporter

January 13, 2020

Standardized tests are considered a major part of the college application process because many colleges require either an ACT or SAT score sent. The ACT considers four test subject areas: English, math, reading and science, plus...

Brave opinions on Seattle City Council

Nick Fowler, Reporter

December 2, 2019

Seven out of nine Seattle city council seats were up for grabs this past election, and with only 3 incumbents running, there were many changes to city council’s make up.  In District 1, Lisa Herbold (incumbent) one with 56% against Phi...

Staying real and staying woke: three new nonfiction books for students

Alex Levy

May 20, 2019

Shout out to “Shout” “Shout: a poetry memoir” by Laurie Halse Anderson is an autobiographical book of prose covering the traumatic events of Anderson’s teenage years and the emotional, social, and mental impacts of ...

ADHD – Something to Know About

Samantha Zink, Reporter

April 19, 2018

ADHD, or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, a common neurobehavioral disorder/condition, affecting 11% of children in the US and 5% of adults, inhibits the child or adult from control over their executive functioning ski...

The Big Decision, School Day or Snow day?

Allie Boyle, Reporter

March 9, 2018

We all know the feeling of seeing snow falling and crossing our fingers that school will be cancelled the next day, but there is much more that goes into the decision than we might think. Principal Sam Procopio has the responsibi...

Denied Refugee Status in US, Iranians are Stuck in Limbo

Clara Costa, Editor

March 5, 2018

With ongoing crisis occurring in Iran, many members of minority groups are being forced to flee their country, leaving all of their possessions and hoping for the best. Many Iranian citizens are now stranded in Vienna, due to the Uni...

BBHS Welcomes Ms. Caldwell

Molly Miska, Reporter

February 20, 2018

The Blanchet community welcomes a new substitute English teacher, Ms. Courtney Caldwell, as Ms. Jen Shapiro goes on leave to spend time with her new born baby. Caldwell will be taking on the role of English teacher for the r...

BBHS Honors Martin Luther King With a Memorable, and Inspiring Assembly

Allie Boyle, Reporter

February 1, 2018

On February 12th, the Black Student Union (BSU), and the Diversity Club held an assembly dedicated to Martin Luther King. The whole school gathered to remember MLK, and the great mark he left on the world. The assembly also fo...

New sitcoms are the old sitcoms?

Emilia Zottoli, Reporter

March 10, 2016

The hottest trend in Hollywood seems to be the remaking of old sitcoms and television dramas with the same cast from prior seasons, but older and with a different storyline. Netflix has recently released the new series Fuller Hou...

Tradition Week or Foreign Language Week?

Maggie Kruzner, Reporter

January 22, 2016

Flash back 50 years from now and in the halls of Bishop Blanchet students were still bustling around excited for a fun week of school-wide competitions we now know as Tradition Week. Back then, instead of competing in competitions...

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