The student news site of Lake Stevens High School

Valhalla

The student news site of Lake Stevens High School

Valhalla

The student news site of Lake Stevens High School

Valhalla

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...

School Safety: Signs like the one above inform everyone that guns are not allowed on school campuses. Despite this, school shootings have become a devastatingly common occurrence. “Guns have evolved over the years. So should our gun laws,” activist Shane Claiborne said.
Stricter regulations needed for purchasing a firearm
Staff Editorial June 13, 2022

In the United States, 119 school shootings have occurred since 2018, launching children and teenagers to the front lines of gun violence. The...

Everett, WA - June 7, 2022: The Class of 2022 gather at Angel of the Winds Arena for their graduation ceremony. 592 seniors were awarded their high school diploma this year, including 16 students who maintained a 4.0 cumulative GPA.
Needed changes to graduation
Staff Editorial June 10, 2022

At Lake Stevens High School, we work to celebrate academics, arts, athletics, and activities - the four A’s. We celebrate academics at our...

Do you know your horoscope? People used to use astrology to predict their own future or an outcome of a problem, and people still use this astrology for this reason until this day. Students tend to look up their compatibility for relationships even though it may not line up with their relationship. “My best friend is an Aries and I am a Cancer and I guess Aries are my worst relationships, but I do see how we can bump heads from time to time,” senior Sinead McLoughlin said.
The ancient art of horoscopes
Lilianna Rodriguez, Opinion Section Editor • May 25, 2022

Astrology has been around for 2,400 years, and people still use it in their daily lives by looking at their horoscopes or how the stars are aligned...

Ignored patients: Medical gaslighting is an ongoing problem in our society, and it needs to be recognized. Affecting women, especially women of color, medical gaslighting is a dangerous act that can cause a patient harm and possibly even death. Medical gaslighting should not be overlooked,  sophomore Marrianna Shea said.
Doctors dismiss patients’ pain
MacKenzie Conniff, Social Media Editor • May 23, 2022

Often affecting women, more specifically women of color (WOC), and plus-size people, medical gaslighting is a practice in which a doctor dismisses...