Inflation has led to an approximate 8.5% increase in prices, making students worried for their futures and resulting in food, used vehicles, vacations, gas, and other necessities becoming difficult to afford.
Constructing the garden of the Huskies has brought together students from across campus to create a space meant for nature, community, and healing.
College acceptance rates are dropping annually—likely due to Covid, causing dejected students to question what their hard work has been for and leading frustrated parents to push for measures that will support California applicants.
Our current education system is plagued by requirements and rules, which prevent students from exploring their passions in-depth. It’s time to implement key reforms—removing core requirements, allowing students agency over their course selection, etc.—to give students control over their learning.
Though many believe bullying is no longer an issue at WHS, many students have been harrassed and had food and juice thrown at them.
Recently, WASC came to Washington High School in order to judge whether the school meets the standard to award diplomas.
Though drugs are often associated with adults, teenagers who use also often struggle with addiction and recovery; thus it’s important to understand how to create safe, supportive spaces centered on healing and honesty.
Huskies are fearful of potential nuclear war and Russian takeover of Ukraine, question the value of sanctions, and ponder the war’s effects on the US economy.
Islamophobia is a widespread, global issue. In the Bay Area, Muslim students tend to feel safer, though issues such as lack of understanding that Islam is a choice, not something that is forced upon people, are still prevalent.