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Celebrating Valentine´s Day

Celebrating Valentine´s Day

by Ariana Shindell, Contributor

February 27, 2019

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Every Feb. 14, for centuries, the United States has celebrated Valentine's Day (also known as St. Valentine's Day), named after a man whom according to history . He was a Roman priest, who disagreed with the emperors law against marriage for young men and performed marriage ceremonies secretly to defy the emperor, because his belief for love was so strong. This then led to his death. However, this ...

Finals Stress

Finals Stress

February 21, 2019

As we all know the finals are coming up in less than two weeks and most students are preparing for it. What some of us don’t know is that students tend to stress about it but have different ways to cope with the stress they receive from finals. The finals are usually the most stressful time of the year for most students. Students have different ways to cope with the stress that the finals have on th...

Mrs. Mohs–The Secret Weapon to Students’ Futures

Mrs. Mohs–The Secret Weapon to Students’ Futures

January 31, 2019

As the bell rings, a multi-colored mess of students shuffle through the hall, teeming with hundreds of dreams and a palpable sense of teenage adrenaline. A few students glance in the square windows of the Counseling office, oblivious to the wealth of opportunity that awaits them, thanks to the noteworthy work of Stacy Mohs, Counseling Technician at Central Kitsap High School.   While mos...

A Teacher For All

A Teacher For All

by Victoria Steffee, Editor

January 30, 2019

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English is one of the core courses of the American Education system, and the teachers are the bedrock of the entire system. Wendy Kassler is one of those teachers, dedicating 16 and a half years to CK’s various English courses. She is also the advisor for the Gender Sexuality Alliance (GSA), and works with them to ensure CK is the best school it could be. She does her best to make the world brig...

Kate Zinke makes a new kind of impact on CK students.

Kate Zinke makes a new kind of impact on CK students.

January 30, 2019

Kate Zinke is a somewhat new teacher in the CK building this being only her second year. In this year and a half she has made a huge impact on the people around her. Zinke teaches American literature and debate class as well as manages the debate team. These are challenging tasks to take on first arriving in a new building and a new state but Zinke did not let that hold her back. People mig...

Miss Kitsap 2018

Miss Kitsap 2018

by Maria Skilling, Contributor

January 30, 2019

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Alyssa Erickson became the Miss Kitsap 2018 in the school year 2017-2018, where she had done our community great help and support. Miss Erickson is a senior who attends Central Kitsap High School, and is very well known to most students. Erickson not only loves being involved in her community but also in her school. She has been involved in ASB( Associate Student Body) for almost her whole high schoo...

Flight simulations to everyday flying

Flight simulations to everyday flying

by Ismael Duran, Contributor

January 30, 2019

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Julian Dorsey, born April 28, 2000, attended Silver Ridge Elementary school in his early years and later on moved to middle school. One day during an ACE class at Ridgetop junior high, Julian soon decided that he’d want to fly planes for a living. After asking him who motivates him the most, he told me, “Everyone to be honest with you, but specifically myself.”  This really inspired me to re...

Inside the Life of Jasmine Lee

Inside the Life of Jasmine Lee

by Ryley Just, Contributor

January 30, 2019

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Ryley Just January 29   A level ten gymnast, accepted into college and a sister, daughter and friend to many. Jasmine Lee is a senior at Central Kitsap high school and has just recently gotten accepted to Brown University. She has come a long way in gymnastics to be where she is now. When she goes to college she will miss her friends and her teachers. But she has a lot to look forwar...

A Look into the Life and Impact of a Single Student

A Look into the Life and Impact of a Single Student

by Jazmine Clewis, Contributor

January 30, 2019

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Of the many high schoolers that attend Central Kitsap High School, senior Alex Lowery is one that stands out without really intending to. He might not be known to every student but those students that do and the staff has gotten to know him well due to his classes and him always being in the office and running out notes to various classes. Although, he’s more than just a student. Aside from b...

All About the Amazing Kerri Ferate

All About the Amazing Kerri Ferate

by Ariana Shindell, Contributor

January 30, 2019

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  Photo provided by Autumn Mullins Mrs.Kerri Ferate, born in Bellevue Washington, has been a teacher for over 30 years. She attended the University of Washington and gained her bachelors of art in business education. While attending college she realized that she had the intentions of wanting to help students with their job skills. While Ferate has worked at Central Kitsap High School for...

Get to Know Mr. Pevovar

Get to Know Mr. Pevovar

January 30, 2019

  Custodial workers operate behind the scenes and are often under-appreciated for the hard work they do day after day keeping schools, hospitals, office buildings, museums, churches, and other building cleans and well maintained. Custodians are in charge of cleaning, maintenance, and security in a building. Typical cleaning duties of a Custodian include: sweeping, dusting, vacuuming, mopping, ...

Ring, Ring! It’s the New Bell Schedule

Ring, Ring! It’s the New Bell Schedule

January 29, 2019

In the 2020-2021 school year, the Central Kitsap School District is looking to make changes to the bell schedules in order to accommodate the state's recent decision to raise the credit requirement for graduation to 24 credits. This decision will first impact current sophomores, and remain relevant for each graduating class from then on. Maria Skilling of the Cougar Chronicle covered a previous ve...

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