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



The best things in life are free, like volunteers! An Interact Club volunteer hangs up a flyer promoting Cookies, Capri & Cram. On Jan. 18, the Interact Club received community service hours for putting up flyers around the school and picking up garbage on the street.

Community service opportunities available through the high school

Brynne Shipman, Social Media Editor January 24, 2023

Community service hours are a requirement to graduate. Vikings need 45 hours, but how can students get them? There are multiple ways to earn community service hours at school. Students can find these opportunities...

Letter from the Editor

Josephine Wilcox, Editor-in-Chief January 3, 2023

So far this year our journalism team has worked to create a very welcoming and hard-working environment. We have worked to bring news that our student demographic would benefit from and learn from. In...

A young girl covers her face with her hand wearing a blank expression. Aling explored the unfamiliar field of realism when creating this piece. “After working on this piece, I definitely felt like stepping out of my comfort zone benefited me greatly,” sophomore Micaiah Aling said.

Artist Spotlight: Micaiah Aling

Monica Velasquez, Feature Editor December 15, 2022

Sophomore Micaiah Aling has been interested in art from a young age, first inspired to start drawing from the books she read and her own experiences growing up. Much of her art stems from concerts she’s...

Working Hard: Pre-calculus students focus on their work in Caleb Allinsons class. They studied hard for their upcoming tests. Students can be great academically, but can also be influenced by the competitive environment and class pressure, senior Nathaly Fallas says.

Academic burnout is real and preventable

Monica Velasquez, Staff Reporter November 16, 2022

Disclaimer: gifted students are not the only people affected by burnout. Burnout is one of the primary culprits concerning lack of motivation in many high school students. Burnout is defined as “the...

Senior Perla Ruiz eats lunch in the class she was struggling with earlier in the year. Joining her is her friend senior Bella Rippo. Together, they eat in their teacher, Joel Keslers class, discussing the things theyve overcome throughout the beginning of the year.

Student Spotlight

Rose Duke, Web Designer November 14, 2022

Senior Perla Ruiz is a student with many of the same concerns and problems as any other student here at LSHS. She wants to do well in school, balance her social and academic lives and have fun outside...

Hidden talents shine across Lake Stevens High School.  Here we have senior Hayden Furnari who can pop his tongue really loudly. We show people hidden talents that no one knows about. In May 2022 we held a choir fundraiser that showed people new skills that many didnt know about. We also hope to show many things people wish to show to others. Not a lot of people know unless you were in my kindergarten class, Furnari said.

Talents to be known

Isaac Olson, Staff Reporter November 14, 2022

What is a hidden talent and who has one? Junior Abby Sauls and senior Hayden Furnari both have hidden talents that nobody would notice if they were to just walk by because their hidden talents are connected...

A picture of the titular Chicken sits directly outside of the school building, and next to a pole. The chicken was in a golf cart, prepared and ready to be ran after.

The impeccable experience of the chicken run

Isaiah Zimmerman, A&E Editor November 14, 2022

Gullinkambi, Fjaler, and Nameless are the Norse roosters who live in Valhalla, the afterlife for Vikings, and whose crowing signals Ragnarok, foretelling a great battle, submerging the world in water,...