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GJC Takes Strides for Change

Addie Roza, Staff Writer

November 19, 2019

Global Justice Coalition will not stop anytime soon, the coalition has big plans for the future and hopes to get the Prep community and students even more involved in current world issues.

Prep Students Gain New Perspective on Service Trips

Caroline Casey and Cece Brown

November 18, 2019

Prep offers many immersion trips, but many kids from Prep have taken the opportunity to do them outside of Prep. Many different programs are offered such as sport immersion programs, service immersion programs, or just overall immersion programs. These programs allow students to see different parts of...

O’Meara Finds Inspiration in International Sport

O’Meara Finds Inspiration in International Sport

Piper Wood, Staff Writer

November 15, 2019

Chloe O’Meara, 21’, plays a sport that not many people have encountered before.  Born in Newbury, England, then moved when she was 4, O’Meara has lots of English background maintained in her life.  From her dad living there his whole life, to her grandad being related to the Queen, she has lots...

Calligraphy: The Complex Art from a Dying Age

Calligraphy: The Complex Art from a Dying Age

Raquel Wong, Staff Writer

November 14, 2019

Calligraphy is the expression through art and writing. This is an art it’s a skill that needs cultivation throughout the years and mentorship. World Language Teacher Ms. Zhao is teaching calligraphy to the Chinese One class. The old art not only teaches patience and focus but the importance of a peaceful...

From Ireland and Back

From Ireland and Back

Hobbs Hegedus, Staff Writer

November 14, 2019

Irish dance is a culmination of Irish, French and English traditions and techniques that began in the 18th century. It is either done in solo or group performances. This European tradition requires constant critique and improvement...

Increasing Diversity a Priority of Prep Staff

November 12, 2019

According to the Seattle Prep Office of Academics and Admissions, 27 faculty/staff out of the 113 this 2019-2020 school year are people of color. That’s a ratio of 25.5%:74.5%. “This number has increased slightly in recent years,” says Prep Principal Ms. Luby. “Faculty/staff engage in ongoing...

School Sponsored Trips Offer Lessons on Community, Injustice

School Sponsored Trips Offer Lessons on Community, Injustice

Cara Weigand and Maya Shields

November 12, 2019

Every year Seattle Prep offers an assortment of service opportunities abroad. From New Orleans to the Dominican Republic, Prep students can take their talents to many different places. They have many meaningful experiences while on the trip, but ultimately it’s what they bring back with them that is important....

What do YOU call October 14th?

Kelly McGarry, Staff Writer

November 7, 2019

October 14th is a national holiday in many countries, including the United States. Although the day is widely known as “Columbus Day”, many places have begun to recognize this day with another name: “Indigenous People’s Day.” In fact, the Seattle City Council voted in 2014 to officially change the...

Same Friends, Different Countries

Same Friends, Different Countries

Abby Allen, Staff Writer

November 1, 2019

“both Germans and Americans bonded and created really strong friendships”

The Start of Football Season Excites Panther Pack

Piper Wood, Staff Writer

October 18, 2019

“honors the tradition and culture of Seattle Prep, while also creating new, fun aspects to the cheering"

French to be phased out of World Language offerings

Hobbs Hegedus and Beni Jurion

October 16, 2019

Shortly before the 2019 Summer vacation, the previous French teacher, Madame Davis, announced her retirement after many years as the face of the French World Language program at Seattle Prep. Assistant Principal of Academics, Mrs. Kheriaty commented "It is always challenging to say goodbye to a teacher...

Sophomores Offer Advice to Survive Freshman Year

Abby Allen and Maya Shields

October 11, 2019

Shrock’s impression so far of Prep is that is a “really good community”.

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