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Spikeball tournament raises over $600 for Seattle Childrens

Sarah Bailey, Staff Reporter

November 8, 2019

Have you been keeping up with this new game that has taken over the Valley? Well the Mount Si Med Squad Guild definitely has been.  Over the end of September, the members of the guild, Joe Simmons, Matt MacLean, Jackson Buell, Corbin Moore, Tate Stedman, Jacob Lacewelll, Shane Dowling, Mikey McCa...

Students receive one-to-once devices

Students fire up their new devices for the first time outside the library on Sept. 23, 2019.

Sam Husemann, Staff Reporter

November 8, 2019

With the release of the one-to-one devices on Sept. 23, both students and teachers are adjusting to the new technology. “The challenges have been learning how to use the new technology and how to adapt my assignments to be conducive to a paperless classroom,” said social studies teacher Jenny Hollowa...

PodCats Survey 5/15

Nathan Brown, Editor

May 13, 2019

Ezra and Nathan want to hear from you! If you want your question or topic to be featured in this week's episode of PodCats, Here is your chance! Google Form: Stay tuned for Episode 6,851 coming this Wednesday!

New mental-health counselors join staff

New mental-health counselors join staff

Sydney Check, Staff Reporter

February 4, 2019

This year, Mount Si officially has full-time mental health counselors on staff: Sloan Westerman and Ashley Levian. Instead of one counselor working 40 hours a week, the two counselors split a work week. Each work around three days a week, with Westerman working at the main campus and Levian at the...

Career fair to be held at main campus Feb. 6

Career fair to be held at main campus Feb. 6

Zoe Anderson, Staff Reporter

February 3, 2019

For the first time in over a decade, MSHS will be holding a career fair during the school day. Featuring over 50 professionals who are coming in to talk to students about what they do in their career, their education, training, and experiences within that field. The Career Fair is happening on F...

MSHS named to ‘Best High School’ List

MSHS named to 'Best High School' List

Bella Ortiz, Staff Reporter

February 1, 2019

Mount Si has been named one of the best high schools list by U.S. News World Report, ranking 1,243 in the nation and 18th in Washington state. Mount Si has many opportunities available that has led the school to obtain this ranking. AP testing, AP scores, reading and math levels are all reasons Mount S...

Choir hosts annual Wildcat Idol fundraiser

Choir hosts annual Wildcat Idol fundraiser

Sarah Bailey and Victoria Bivins

January 17, 2019

The Mount Si Choir Program will be hosting Wildcat Idol over the next few weeks. Wildcat Idol is a judged singing competition, similar to the popular TV show "American Idol," and is open to all MSHS students. To audition for Wildcat Idol, students have to first sign up through a link that can be found ...

Robotics team wraps up season

During the robotics meet at the FC, Davis Sauer and Natalie Cowan maneuver their robot through the appointed task.

Abby Laufer, Staff Reporter

January 10, 2019

The robotics club recently just competed in the interleague competition, rounding out the end of their season. FTC, or FIRST Tech Challenge, is a not-for-profit organization that creates and hosts competitions for teams of middle to high school students. Each year, FTC releases a video at the beginn...

Six students named to honor bands

Students named to honor bands

Juliana Estrada, Staff Reporter

January 10, 2019

Adding to the long list of achievements the band program has accomplished, six students were chosen to perform in the Western International Band Clinic Honor Bands. These students, Erik Thurston, Mary Piekarczyk, James Kolke, Ryan Myrvold, Eli Wray and Hannah Stoddard, had to audition for their ...

The new finals schedule is the old finals schedule

The new finals schedule is the old finals schedule

January 8, 2019

After removing the original finals schedule for a brief time from the MSHS Website, it is back up. The schedule is unchanged from its first iteration, and keeps the 34 minute MLK Assembly on Friday (1/18). Friday will still consist of periods 5, 6, and 7, as well as the assembly from 11:45 to 12:19. N...

Change to finals schedule

Change to finals schedule

Ezra Bacon-Gershman

January 7, 2019

Over the weekend, some of our readers may have noticed that the Mount Si High School Website took down the schedule for next week's finals. No, this does not mean that finals are canceled, but rather that the schedule is changing. These changes will only affect Friday's schedule and will be designed...

New kits and training aim to ‘Stop the Bleed’

The new bleeding control kit hangs next to the AED in the 300 hallway.  There are now bleeding control kits next to all AEDs building-wide.

Sofa Hopper, Staff Reporter

January 3, 2019

Walking down the 300-wing or by the main office, students may have noticed the new bleeding control kits affixed to the wall and wondered about the contents. Located next to the AEDs throughout the building, the bleeding control kits are a precaution for possible disasters that could occur, such as an ea...

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