Beloved coach will be missed

October 28, 2014

The main gym is normally filled with happy memories for the Varsity volleyball team, bringing excitement as the season approached and a smile to the girls’ faces. However, this year brought a feeling of sorrow and devastation after...

Part V: Teachers emotionally wave goodbye, say hello to welcoming future

July 4, 2014

For many of the teachers leaving the school, the decision was difficult to make. While some of them are retiring, others are choosing to teach their passions in different districts that allow them to flourish. Former math teacher...

Part IV: Community sees change as new opportunity for education system

July 3, 2014

As past teachers and parents of students, the community concerns itself with the school's outcome, especially after the huge shift in teaching staff. Previous principal Carol Diaberl left the school due to a sudden desire for...

Part III: Students reside with feelings of positivity, loss over watching teachers go

July 2, 2014

Many shocked students roamed the halls during the last few weeks of school, whispering rumors about which teachers were leaving and which were staying. Although the students were not given a list of who is leaving and why, their...

Part II: Administration here looks to the future with hope

July 1, 2014

As hard it is to say goodbye to long time teachers here, the administration finds the situation a new start for not only the individuals leaving, but also for the school. According to principal John Koch, the retiring staff includes...

Part I: Teachers staying here experience bittersweet emotions for those leaving

June 30, 2014

The heartache over losing many young staff members to other opportunities has caused the feelings of those staying to waver between distraught and happiness for the future of the school, themselves and their departing co-workers....

Skater skirts become booming trend as weather gets warmer

June 9, 2014

As the weather continually gets warmer and people start dressing in bright, vivid clothing, a simple yet sophisticated clothing article is particularly favored among girls here. The skater skirt, also known as a circle skirt,...

Diverse electives offer one career opportunity in Barlow, another here

May 27, 2014

While Sam Barlow High School incorporates two more world languages and other fine arts activities into their elective program that is lacking here, both systems allow students to pursue their passions and to satisfy life’s many...

Band student shows passion through playing multiple instruments

April 20, 2014

Sophomore Becky Kim works hard to encourage fellow band students, help lead sectionals and shows her passion for band by playing eight instruments. While never taking a single lesson in her life, Kim enjoys learning how to play...

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