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The Student News Site of Summit High School

The Summit Pinnacle

The Student News Site of Summit High School

The Summit Pinnacle

Get To Know The Man Who Protects Summit: Officer Scott Schaier

Get To Know The Man Who Protects Summit: Officer Scott Schaier

Maria Bartness, Staff Writer November 28, 2022

From Phoenix to Los Angeles, to the strip of Las Vegas, Officer Scott Schaier can be found in the small town of Bend, Oregon. He roams the halls of Summit as well as other schools west of Highway 97, between...

Guns: A Constant Source of Controversy

Guns: A Constant Source of Controversy

Sarah Hawkins, Opinion Editor November 28, 2022

Bend’s persona forever changed. On the evening of August 28, tragedy struck Bend when a lethal shooting broke out at the east side of a Safeway grocery store. Leaving three dead in total, the degree...

Know History, Know Self

Know History, Know Self

Dailey Arnold, Staff Writer November 4, 2022

 A group of Portland students were indignant. Not because of the food in the cafeteria or the length of the passing periods, but because their textbooks were missing pages. In 2015, they took it upon...

“Large AirTanker Bases” ⓒ2011 Marilynn Flynn- Tharsis Artworks Aviation and Space Art

Wildland Firefighters: Keeping Oregon Safe

Josephine Hall, Staff Writer November 2, 2022

In the Central Oregon sky ablaze with color, harsh smoke fills the air and the overwhelming bright red-orange hues release insufferable heat and surround smoke jumpers. An office desk and uncomfortable...

One Man’s Junk, Another Man’s Treasure

One Man’s Junk, Another Man’s Treasure

Andra Lavik October 30, 2022

Regroup has it all—from everyday pants and shirts, all the way to speakers and CDs. Started in Bend by Bill and Kathleen Leppert, the store can be seen filled with people of all ages and clothes with...

Proficiency: Pros and Problems

Proficiency: Pros and Problems

Scout Crockett, Staff Writer October 30, 2022

Since the start of the 2022-2023 school year, debates and rumors about the new proficiency-based grading system have been circulating around Summit. Wonderings over how this system will affect the traditional...

Summit High School Student Section: Trashy or Classy

Summit High School Student Section: Trashy or Classy

Dakota Tol, Staff Writer October 28, 2022

 The student body at Summit High School comes together every week to show support for fellow student athletes participating in fall sports. Everyone attending has been participating in the themes, chants...

Where The Crawdads Sing Killed… and So Did Author Delia Owens?

Where The Crawdads Sing Killed… and So Did Author Delia Owens?

Bayla Orton, Associate Editer September 29, 2022

Set in the humid and overgrown swamps of North Carolina, bookworms fell in love with “Where The Crawdads Sing” by Delia Owens. An immediate bestseller after its release in 2018, this book stayed on...

GSA is Here to Stay

GSA is Here to Stay

Mia Mees, Staff Writer June 16, 2022

In recognition of Pride month, Summit’s Genders and Sexualities Alliance club deserves a spotlight. Though Covid has had its effect on their opportunities and population, next year promises the return...

The Lost Class of 2022

The Lost Class of 2022

Dana Dew, Staff Writer June 16, 2022

      (Represents every student that lost their lives to school shootings last year)         Most students remember the “March For Our Lives”...

Thank You, Seniors

Thank You, Seniors

Avery Ruhl, Staff Writer June 14, 2022

Seniors, on their final day as high schoolers, walked across the stage, received their diplomas and tossed their mortarboard hats in the sky. Four years of tests, assignments, social activities, art, sports...

Looking Back and Looking Forward

Looking Back and Looking Forward

Paige Parton, Staff Writer June 14, 2022

Summer is only days away. Freshman will be sophomores, sophomores will be juniors, juniors will be seniors, and seniors will, well, they’ll be gone. So many crazy and exciting events have taken place...

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