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Is study hall really for studying?

Kyndle Eisner, Production Manager November 14, 2023
“I feel like it’s less strict than last year, but the pass system is stupid and doesn’t work.”
Navigating life and school after an attempt

Navigating life and school after an attempt

Ell Franklin and Anthony Vasek November 3, 2023
“I’ve been focusing more on myself and what I need because I used to be a really bad people pleaser. I’ve always put everyone else first before me.”
The plan that was proposed for the parking lot

The plan for the parking lot

Jo Murphy, Web Editor November 2, 2023
The all too talked about the problem, the issue that almost all of us have experienced, the problem that has desperately needed to be fixed for as long as we can remember: the parking lot.

AI: Perspectives from the schoolyard

Nathan Whitney, News Editor November 1, 2023

Students using AI to generate homework has become a big issue at Arcata High School. To address this...

Tigers of the term: How fame feels

Alex Duarte, Reporter November 1, 2023
The term one assemblies started on October 10th with the senior class and just wrapped up on October 19th with the freshmen class. Here is the list of the tigers of the term.
Students flooding into the stairs between classes

Hallway hysteria

Jared Pereira, Copy Editor November 1, 2023
“Just go to where you're trying to go, or just get out of the way,”
Clyde Sundeen practicing welding

AAI master classes

Violet Fogg, A&E Editor November 1, 2023

Arcata Arts Institute masterclasses have been fueling students’ creative sides since the beginning...

Moore’s clay pigeons

Samson Haines-Sobolewski, Reporter October 31, 2023
Each new year at Arcata High School comes bearing new opportunities and choices, and this year brings the Clay Target Club.
Mariia Vasileva in her ELD class

When war hits home

Sasha Love, Feature Editor October 31, 2023
In most students’ minds there never lies the worry that their family will be drafted or die fighting, but for some students, it is an ever-present feeling. 

Is being valedictorian even a big deal?

Henry Lee, Opinion Editor October 31, 2023
There seems to be a close running between some of the most distinguished academic students who will seize the coveted title. But who and what determines who gets to be valedictorian? 

School functions? “Nah, X-Files”

Jaimeanne O’Donnell, Online Editor October 31, 2023
“Being around a bunch of people makes the dances less enticing to me and I feel like it’s just so awkward. I’d just rather be home,”

Commendable Custodianship

Jared Pereira, Copy Editor October 25, 2023
“It’s fun, there’s never two days the same, so it stays interesting, but the people are the best part,”
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