K-8 mentors to continue building relationships with mentees throughout fourth quarter

Michelle Hong | April 16, 2019

According to Robin Pletcher, AP Psychology and K-8 Mentoring teacher, as the semester comes to a close, the class likes to reflect upon what they’ve learned and achieved during the year. “We as a class usually have some kind of celebration, but usually it’s just kind of seeing if they have reached any goals with the kids over the year, whether it was having a success in a certain class or if...

The math department begins second round of ISTEP testing

Brian Zhang | April 16, 2019

The math department is currently administering ISTEP, according to math department chairperson Jacinda Sohalski. Sohalski said that the department was happy about the first round of testing and is hoping that this second round is smooth as well. “Right now we are very busy administering ISTEP,” Sohalski said. “We started the second round of testing today and will finish up on Thursday.” Furthermore,...

Key Club to host a meeting on April 17

Raphael Li | April 16, 2019

Key Club leaders are planning on hosting a meeting on April 17, the last meeting of the year. According to Katie Kelly, assistant sponsor for Key Club, the meeting will take place in media center classrooms 3 and 4 starting at 7:45 a.m. during late start. The meetings will provide rundowns on the various volunteer and donation opportunities, such as the Grace Care Food Pantry where students can donate...

Speech team to expand membership to those wanting to learn speaking skills, not wanting to compete

Isabella White | April 16, 2019

With this year’s season coming to an end, Mackenzie Misterka, speech team member and sophomore, said she is now looking forward to next year and is excited to meet new speech team members. She said even those who do not want to compete can find a place on the team next season. “Current team members have heard lots of interested students and we’re excited to share our experiences with more speakers...

Environmental Action Club looks to involve more students

Laasya Mamidipalli | April 16, 2019

Environmental Action Club is preparing to reach out to more students in order to grow the club during the next school year. Kian Robinson, club member and junior, said, “I think the biggest change is probably the greater involvement since we have more people in the club now, though. I think in the future a major change would be more people with diverse backgrounds joining the club.” He said more...

Intramurals basketball season over, club reflects on year

Uma Kandallu | April 16, 2019

After its recent championship game, the intramurals basketball season drew to an end. Intramurals had its championship game during SRT on March 22. The club raised over $1000 for Riley Children’s Hospital. Intramurals head sponsor Kyle Cluver said that as of now, there is nothing new planned for the remainder of the year unless a member requests to organize an additional sport. Reflecting on the...