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The Final Strike at AP Exams

The Final Strike at AP Exams

June 10, 2019

Before the beginning of the new school year, many students had signed up for Advanced Placement (AP) classes, along with the exam that follows later on in the year in spring. These classes included subjects ranging from various world languages to advance calculus to many fields of history. As of now, the testing is drawing to a close and many students are now able to take a breather and step awa...

Future Plans For Graduates

Future Plans For Graduates

June 10, 2019

 Graduation is around the corner and most seniors know for a fact what they will be doing and/or plan on doing after high school. Planning their future is nothing new since some have known what they want to do since they were young kids.   Some seniors plan ahead of time on what they will be doing after high school. Some may plan to join the military, while others have other plans. ...

Improving the Teacher/Students Relationships

Improving the Teacher/Students Relationships

by Xavier Medina

June 6, 2019

In order to create a safe and enjoyable environment for both students and teachers, there needs to be a strong aspect of teamwork. The relationship of students and teachers may not be important to some, but creating that strong bond between the two would greatly improve the attitude and motivation a student shows in that class. With the introduction of new clubs, after school programs, and other acti...

Future Seniors with Their Futuristic School

Future Seniors with Their Futuristic School

June 5, 2019

The CKHS building, which has stood strong and tall for nearly 100 years, shows cougar pride and spirit throughout Kitsap County. But sadly like all things that come to an end, this school will be replaced. We have had many fun and exciting memories in this school and it will be hard to let go. But luckily next year we all will be having the new and improved school for the class of 2020 and beyond. ...

Frustrations With Communication

Frustrations With Communication

by Kaylynn Serna-Weaber

June 5, 2019

There is a number of junior and senior students that attend half days at Central Kitsap High School. These students go to West Sound Tech in Bremerton. At West Sound tech and Olympic college students get a great advance in your future. West Sound Tech is a career center, some classes there include: Cosmetology, Nursing, Welding, Automotive Technology, and Criminal Justice. In order to be an active studen...

The Rise Of Vaping Among Youth Today

The Rise Of Vaping Among Youth Today

June 3, 2019

Vaping has become even more popular and has been so problematic in today´s society, due to lack of knowledge on whether vaping is harmless. The use of vaping has spread even more into the youth´s society all around the world, especially those in secondary schools. Vaping is the act of inhaling then exhaling aerosol which often referred to as vapor. Aerosol is construct by e-cigarette or any similar device. Many of the particles that are in aerosol are known to contai...

The Unique Students of CKHS

The Unique Students of CKHS

May 30, 2019

Central Kitsap High School is home to a variety of students who come from a variety of different backgrounds. Every student has something unique about them, whether it be their intelligence, athletic ability, or their personalities. Despite this, many students in CKHS still don’t fully understand the full spectrum of unique personalities they are exposed to, especially the students enrolled in the sp...

How Students Feel About Graduating

How Students Feel About Graduating

May 29, 2019

People spend 12 years of their lives waking up almost every week day morning to the sound of an alarm clock telling them it's time to get ready for school. When kids first start school they might be excited to wake up, pick out their outfits, throw on their backpacks and race off to school; but after 12 years they more often than not give in to the temptations of senioritis. Graduation for Central Ki...

PTSD: Trauma and Stress Does Not a Person Bless

PTSD: Trauma and Stress Does Not a Person Bless

May 28, 2019

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a very common mental disorder, it affects millions of people in millions of ways. Even though the disorder is quite common, there is still a stigma around it. Many people still believe that PTSD is only common in war veterans, they also believe that if time has passed from a traumatic event, the person who experienced the event can no longer experience sympto...

Summer Break

Summer Break

by Ismael Duran, Contributor

May 28, 2019

With the first day of summer being June 21, students at CK high school are definitely feeling the changes in weather with last week's temperature reaching high 80’s. Students are happy to see the changes and are even more excited for summer. Madi Wood a sophomore at CK told me her thoughts on the changes and her plans for the summer. “I’m playing in a couple soccer tournaments around Was...

Passing the Baton to Next Year’s Athletes

Passing the Baton to Next Year’s Athletes

May 22, 2019

The track team has been working hard to make this season a great one. However, the track season is coming to an end soon, and it’s going to need the same energy it had this year. The track team is a fairly popular sport among Central Kitsap High School students; a majority of the students here have either joined the team or thought about joining the team. Track starts in the spring and ends ar...

Financial Math

Financial Math

April 24, 2019

Financial Math is a useful course here in Central Kitsap High School. It can be useful for many things in life and for some students they find it very helpful while some just take this course as their third credit in math when they don’t want to challenge themselves too much with other math courses. But other students take it to actually learn from it and take what they learn from it, and use thi...

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