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



Club fair contest winners announced

November 17, 2016

Winning Madlibs: The student staff of The Valhalla had just finished distributing their first copy of the newspaper. They spent a very long time working on the paper, and decided to go get something...

New student center where kids can focus on school work and get stuff done.

New Student Center opens

Maggie Bakken, Opinion Editor October 21, 2016

      Lake Stevens High School has recently created the Student Center, located in room 108, that serves many purposes. Both Ginger Reid and Barbara Frederick- the staff who work in the center-...

Principal Cahan says a hard goodbye

Shaina Telford, Staff Photographer June 6, 2016

Lake Stevens High School has been proudly run by Principal Eric Cahan for five years. He is respected and loved by many students and staff members and is a part of many good memories of those in the high...

Lake Stevens juniors Skyler Bagher, Jordan Conner, Andrew Deebach, Aiden Pyle, and Ryan Sobosky receive an award for their website at 2016 VEX Worlds. The five juniors competed and took first place in the EMC Robotics Team Website Challenge in March 2016 , which forwarded them on to VEX Worlds, where they were recognized on April 22. “[The] 2016 VEX Worlds, presented by the Northrop Grumman Foundation, brings together top robotics teams in the VEX IQ Challenge, VEX Robotics Competition, and VEX U under one roof to celebrate their accomplishments and participate with the best teams from around the world. VEX Worlds will include top teams from events happening in cities around the world,” said Pyle.

Robotics victory

Bailey Hall, Opinion Editor May 2, 2016

The Five Guys, more commonly known as Lake Stevens High School juniors, Skyler Bagher, Jordan Conner, Andrew Deebach, Aiden Pyle, and Ryan Sobosky, recently took first place in the EMC Robotics Team Website...

FCCLA success at state brings hope for Nationals

Taiya Reynolds, Staff Reporter May 2, 2016

This previous spring break was extremely successful for our school’s FCCLA chapter, as LSHS earned ten spots at this year’s nationals competition, being held July 1 through 8 in San Diego, CA. Sophomores...

LSHS undergoes accreditation

Bailey Hall, Opinion Editor May 2, 2016

Each high school in the state of Washington must be accredited every six years in order to ensure the school is adequately preparing students for college. Beginning in the fall of the 2015-2016 school...

Lost and found items seek their owners

April 26, 2016

Throughout the school year the lost and found has steadily grown.  Oftentimes, students forget they have lost an item or believe that it is gone forever.  This is not true.  For the past few months,...

Sophomores: Alyssa Alexander, Kylee Griffin; juniors: Brendan Calvo, Sophie Grieser, McKenna Marks Superintendent AmyBeth Cook, Executive Director of Secondary Education John Gerbert, Principal Eric Cahan, Athletic Director Jason Pearson, Executive Director of Operations Robb Stanton, Maintenance Supervisor Kevin Knowles, Energy Education Specialist ​Barbara Ossowski, and Custodial Supervisor Mike Hampton tour North Creek, Shorecrest and Bellevue high schools to view the work of potential architects. Input about LSHS building needs was given by the students. “Once we get an architect on board, we will begin working on a schedule for design and construction and discussing what additional roles students can play in the process. We’ll be seeking input from all students and working with leadership to regularly communicate about our progress,” Stanton said.

Architects display what they could do for the school

Rose Blume, Sports Editor April 25, 2016

Lake Stevens School District gave LSHS sophomores Alyssa Alexander, Connor Bardue, Kylee Griffin, Nicholas Peña and juniors Josh Allinson, Brenden Calvo, Sophie Grieser, Mia Leoncavallo, McKenna Marks,...

Nightlock slides easily into a slot on the bottom of a door and into a hole in the ground to barricade the door. The device was chosen for its strong role in the A.L.I.C.E program. “You couldn’t open the door if you wanted to,” Principal Eric Cahan said.

New addition debuts for A.L.I.C.E.

Rose Blume, Sports Editor April 25, 2016

Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, and Evacuate, or more commonly known as A.L.I.C.E., is a nationally-renowned training program for schools to use in the event of intruders. The Lake Stevens District has...

Arcos to step down in June

Arcos to step down in June

Noel Gasca, Editor-in-Chief April 25, 2016

After four years of constant dedication, Leadership Advisor Alisa Arcos has decided to step down from the position in June. For the past four years, Arcos has created countless campus leaders and has made...

Into The Woods opens this Friday

Brittney Wood, Staff Reporter March 17, 2016

Lake stevens photography students command attention with their amazing photos winning top spots in the Schack Black and White Contest

Brittney Wood, Staff Reporter March 15, 2016

These talented students worked hard and submitted their best work winning three top spots and eight honorable mentions.   After their work was submitted and judged, eight honorable mentions...