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



Students from various heritages circle up to dance together to close out the evenings performances. This performance was impromptu.

People connect at Heritage Night

Vibol Huy (he/him), Photographer May 29, 2024

The second annual Heritage Night was held at Cavelero Mid High  on May 1, 2024. Families and students across the district showed off cooking, history and  geography from their cultures. The night was...

Junior Abigayle Cozad embraces her cat, Luna, who brings her a source of happiness in her life.

Be grateful for what you have

Logan Frazier, Copy Editor May 20, 2024

You’ve all heard it before. Don’t take things for granted, they’ll be gone before you know it, etc. At the age of 16, I don’t know much about the world and how it works, but if there is one thing...

Seniors, Gerardo Martinez Cordoza, Morgan Heggem, and Zach Rhodes, Hack the Sack during A-lunch.

Hacky Sack a dying tradition?

Owen Townsend, Photographer May 20, 2024

Hacky sack, sometimes known as footbag, has been quoted by the Los Angeles Times as being “the athletic equivalent to listening to the grateful dead.” It's a game popularized in the 1970’s by a man,...

State Champ Wrestler! Senior Koen Mattern stands in front of the new Lake Stevens wrestling trophy case. Mattern won the belt on the top shelf at the 2023 Brian Keck Memorial Preseason Nationals tournament.

Senior Koen Mattern wins state championship

Levi Allinson, Staff Reporter April 19, 2024

Senior Koen Mattern won the state championship in the 215lb. weight class at the Mat Classic XXXV on February 15-16, 2024. Mattern earned second place at the Mat Classic XXXIV last year, and 5th place...

Erik Mahler breaks down the specifics of the tournament to the club members.

Sports Medicine Club prepares for State competition

Logan Frazier, Copy Editor April 16, 2024

Lake Stevens High School’s Sports Medicine Club is returning to the Sports Medicine State tournament. The WCTSMA Spring Symposium will take place in Tacoma at the Greater Tacoma Convention Center this...

Ramadan and the symbols that represent the importance of Allah

Ramadan from a different perspective

Connor Thornberg and Nadine Jaraysa April 15, 2024

I personally never thought I would be participating in Ramadan, partly because I love food, but also because I had absolutely no clue what it was. But junior Abdo Attia had different plans for me. This...

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That’s not any old iPad

Vibol Huy (he/him), Photographer April 15, 2024

In any school, students have a variety of talents and needs. Some are talented in music, coding or memorizing facts. Others speak a number of languages. Several students on campus use an Augmentative and...

During the Closing Session, Key Clubbers cheer with spirit sticks for a chance to win the lieutenant governors votes for best spirit!

Key Club officers venture to Portland, OR

Hannah Branham, Arts and Entertainment Editor April 11, 2024

This year’s District Convention (DCON) occurred in Portland, Oregon, from March 8-10. Students and officers from all over the PNW in Key Club, a popular leadership and community service-oriented club,...

Structured learning center student Vibol Huy loads the washer and washes cafeteria laundry on a daily basis.

SLC students perform jobs around campus to learn more skills

Vibol Huy, Photographer March 5, 2024

Approximately 2,000 students walk the halls of LSHS. Among them are students who take at least some of their classes in the structured learning center (SLC). A portion of their work in classes includes...

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Two thumbs up for frosted sugar cookies

Around Valentine’s Day, we made sugar cookies in Jennifer Bishop’s Culinary Class. The cookies were pretty easy to make. Junior Brianna Opliger and senior Jack Korthase are in our cooking group....

Seniors Harini Arumugam Gandhimathi, Molly Rose Bates, and Amelia Vasquez along with Zoey Martin from Lynnwood High School at the FCCLA Regional Competition.

Lake Stevens High School’s FCCLA members support each other through competitions and events

Hannah Branham, Arts and Entertainment Editor March 4, 2024

On Jan. 27 at Lake Stevens High School, some of the club’s members competed in the Regional Competition. FCCLA is the Family Career Community Leaders of America club created to help students prepare...

Sophomore Logan Johnsons demonstrates his cursive handwriting.

The soon to be lost art that is cursive.

Addison Bowen, Staff February 29, 2024

Cursive has been taught in elementary schools across the country for many years. Recently, in the past ten years teaching this skill has declined to where most schools only teach printing. Why have so...