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Ms. Tordillos answers questions during her AP Environmental Science class.

Cameras On– Is it Best for Students?

Tia Flores, Online Editor February 23, 2021

Each day, Seattle Prep students who stay on-call for the entirety of four classes spend over 4.5 hours on Microsoft Teams or Zoom in virtual classes. During these classes, as stated in the Seattle Prep...

How Online Schooling May Affect Your Health

Hobbs Hegedus, Staff Writer February 21, 2021
While online school may protect a person’s health from COVID-19, it may be adversely affecting health in another way.
The Social Dilemma asks viewers to consider the impact that social media has on teenagers lives.

“Social Media is a drug”: The Social Dilemma explains the world of AI and its impact on Gen Z.

Paige Stanley, Editor-in-Chief February 8, 2021

“The Social Dilemma” on Netflix is a documentary/actor-portrayed film that delves into the world of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and how technology controls its users lives. The film interviews a dozen...

Instagram Accounts to Follow to Boost Mental Health

Kate Ridgeway, Managing Editor February 5, 2021

The following Instagram accounts are good sources to learn more about mental health, find affirmations, and be inspired by the stories and resilience of others. @victoriagarrick. Victoria Garrick is...

The #makeinstacasualagain movement has benefits from the mental health of students.

Let’s #MakeInstaCasualAgain, for the Sake of our Mental Health

Kate Ridgeway, Managing Editor February 5, 2021

The hashtag #makeinstacasualagain has floated around Instagram for years, with users longing for the platform to return to the carefree atmosphere it had when it debuted in 2010. While this hashtag has...

Students React to Presidential Election

Hobbs Hegedus, Staff Writer December 21, 2020
“Relief” When asked about the election, Dario Cababawood ’21 responded with just one word, “Relief.” Relief, relieved, and other synonyms were found in all the testimonies of Prep students interviewed about the results of the election.
Ms. Fields in the center, first row

What Teachers Are Really Doing Over Break

Annabelle Deasy December 15, 2020

Although students may have their own holiday traditions, do students ever think about what the Seattle Prep staff is doing on their holiday vacation? From chopping down Christmas trees to attending a fish...

Black Lives Matter Movement Fading Out of Mainstrean Media

Alison Choi, Staff Writer November 13, 2020

In June, there were hundreds of peaceful protests for the Black Lives Matter Movement around the world, but now, the protests have completely come to a halt. Social media has become less focused on the...

American Democracy: a Look Inside the Confirmation of the Newest Supreme Court Justice

Maya Shields, Staff Writer November 9, 2020

America: a democracy, a country governed by its people, but is the newest member of the United States Supreme Court a true reflection of the beliefs of American citizens? The sudden death of Supreme Court...

COVID-19 in the Oval Office

Gael Loor, Staff Writer November 3, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has swept the nation at an alarming rate. One possible early source of the first reported U.S. case came from Washington State, after a man came back from a visit to Wuhan, China....

Can Popular Culture Impact the Popular Vote?

Paige Stanley, Editor in Chief November 1, 2020

“I spoke to @vmagazine about why I’ll be voting for Joe Biden,” said Taylor Swift’s recent Instagram post picturing her holding up Biden, Harris 2020 cookies. The use of social media by celebrities...

How Underage Students are Influencing the 2020 Election

Annabelle Deasy, Staff Writer November 1, 2020

In the 2016 election, only 55.5% of eligible voters cast their vote, but this year Gen Z has begun pushing the community to use their civic power and increase that percentage. As the 2020 election quickly...

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