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



On the Lookout: Last December, NHS members, (left to right) seniors McKaden Hein, Ian Allenfort, and junior Andrew Winston, senior Franco Vidal, juniors Anthony Craig, Ivan Dimabayao and Elissa Hong pose with Principal Ivelia (center) in front of the school. The group searched the area for prospective locations for the Little Free Library.

National Honor Society introduces a Little Free Library to campus

Monica Velasquez, Features Editor January 24, 2023

Everybody loves a good book, but engaging literature isn’t always easily accessible. In March, members of the National Honor Society plan to ease this problem by bringing a Little Free Library to LSHS.  The...

Feedback: Left to right- seniors Abby Ray, Lauren Ruble, Dr. Monica Meadows, Dr. Ken Collins, senior Ethan Maples. Students spent their fourth period on Jan. 19 discussing topics like attendance and inclusivity.

LSHS students weigh in on policy change

Elliott Chappel, News Editor January 24, 2023

The Lake Stevens School District began using student feedback in future decisions starting in 2019. Student viewpoints at both the school and district level are being taken into consideration for new policies...

Making progress: The Lake Stevens Costco opens. Construction on the 170,000 square foot warehouse and its 30 gas pumps started back in early August. “I think it’s a great addition that is being implemented off the highway,” senior Ryan Giuliacci said.

Lake Stevens establishes new shopping and dining opportunities along Highway 9

Elliott Chappel and Isaac Olson, News Editor and Staff Reporter December 15, 2022

Lake Stevens has begun expanding, incorporating new businesses in previously undeveloped areas of the city. Despite struggles with permits, along with both excited and upset residents, city officials believe...

Upcoming events

Makena Keller , Staff Reporter December 13, 2022

Dropdowns no more: Students at LSHS face struggles with the restrictions on the school-administered Chromebooks. Last school year, students started to notice certain things including the “People also ask” feature, the Google games and more were blocked from the school’s Chromebooks while on school wifi. “I did find that some of the dropdowns could be pretty useful. They reworded my question or whatnot slightly differently,” junior Gabriel Alyor said.

School removes specific special features from students

Josephine Wilcox, Editor-in-Chief November 14, 2022

The dropdowns on Google should be made available again for the students of Lake Stevens High School because it gives students another resource when it comes to school work. Making it easier to find information...

Making connections: Sophomore Daymen Schmuck and junior Miracle Ohiri share a conversation after being paired for an activity. Students worked in pairs for short activities, as well as groups of eight for longer games. “Youre a Viking, and Im a Viking, so we already have one thing in common,” Principal Leslie Ivelia said.

Breaking Down the Walls returns to Lake Stevens High

Elliott Chapell, Staff Reporter November 9, 2022

Breaking Down the Walls program made its return to LSHS during the week of Sept. 26-30. Students were given the opportunity to participate in the program for a full day of activities with one goal in mind...