The student news site of Lake Stevens High School


The student news site of Lake Stevens High School


The student news site of Lake Stevens High School


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Make these cookies!

Hello again! In our Culinary Class, we had a project to make a family cookbook. We each chose three recipes for our book. We are passing along our favorites today: peanut butter cookies and chewy chocolate...

The new Stardew Valley update is exciting and delighting many fans.

An exciting update comes to a beloved game

Addison Bowen, Staff May 22, 2024

Since its release in 2016, Stardew Valley has been an immensely popular video game that thousands of people have played throughout the years. The one-man-made farming game has captured so many people's...

Lake Stevens High School felt ecstatic after their win.

Band breaking history

Logan Roberts, Head Photographer May 22, 2024

Over 30 bands all from Eastern Washington came to compete against each other to find out who was the best. Lake Stevens took all four bands, totaling about 150 students: Wind Ensemble, Concert Band, Jazz...

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New York Times Games

Alli Smoots, Staff May 21, 2024

On school Chromebooks, there are blocks on most websites, so students can’t go on inappropriate sites or get distracted from doing their work. Since The New York Times Their website isn’t blocked,...

The sky in the Learning Commons is filled with starry lanterns.

Starry lanterns hang in the Helm’s sky

Kayla Eang (she/her), Photographer May 7, 2024

A few weeks ago, Willow Kosbab’s and Jody Cain’s Art 1 and 2 classes followed a multi-step process and made starry lanterns.  Each student constructed and colored their own stars. We started with...

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Tortillas make a variety of recipes

In Culinary Class, we learned how to make tortillas. We made street tacos with the tortillas we made from scratch. We put cheese, meat, and salad on the tortillas. They tasted yummy. We also made...

Jazz 1 and Jazz 2 take a commemorative photo after winning 1st overall.

Jazz bands win first place at Commencement Bay

Logan Roberts, Head Photographer April 15, 2024

Nineteen bands from all around Washington signed up to play, hoping they were prepared enough to compete and win. Our Jazz band is broken up into two groups, Jazz 1 and Jazz 2, and consists of about...

Ramirez plays at Climate Pledge Arenda in Seattle, Washington, Oct. 16, 2023.

Are you ready to get groovy?

Owen Townsend, Photographer January 31, 2024

It can be hard to live in Washington state, especially during the winter months. If you like to go outside, the cold rainy weather and short days can make for a deadly combo of pure boredom and true despair....

The Game of the Year starts at full throttle

2023 Game of the Year goes to…

Logan Roberts, Head Photographer January 31, 2024

Baldur’s Gate 3 took home the big prize at the 2023 Game of the Year event held on Dec. 7, 2023 at Peacock Theater in Los Angeles. A massive 118 million people gathered across multiple platforms and...

Get ready to jump into five nights of horror with the Freddy gang and try your best to survive the night!

Are you ready for Freddy?

Paige Phillips, Editor-in-Chief December 6, 2023

Do you like horror? Do you like video games? If yes, then you must have heard of one of the most popular horror games, Five Nights At Freddy's. If you’re not familiar with the popular game, Five Nights...

Watch out!: In this scene, Leonardo, Michelangelo, Donatello and Raphael are trying to get information about Super-Fly (the antagonist) by busting into establishments that gang members run, and beating up anyone who gets in their way!

Heroes in a half-shell return

Alli Smoots, Staff Reporter November 8, 2023

With so many renditions of the loved Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, what makes this one so special? This generation’s teens and kids have been given a Ninja Turtle movie that not only has slang and references...

Step into another universe in the starfield to experience this unique gameplay

Starfield – game review

Logan Roberts, Head Photographer November 6, 2023

Starfield is a next-generation roleplaying game set in space, created by the acclaimed team behind The Elder Scrolls and Fallout (Bethesda) (summary found on IGN.) The game is rated M for mature due...