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The Summit Pinnacle

The Student News Site of Summit High School

The Summit Pinnacle

The Student News Site of Summit High School

The Summit Pinnacle

Pro | Con: The Measure 114 Debate

Pro | Con: The Measure 114 Debate

Wes McGovern and Jay Skidmore November 8, 2022

On November 8, Oregonians will take aim at passing what the NRA dubs “the nation’s most extreme gun control initiative.” This initiative, Measure 114, will require a permit and training in order...

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...

New Sprite Bottle

New Sprite Bottle

Hannah Hatfield, Staff Writer September 26, 2022

I found myself wandering the store isles of Safeway on the east side location, looking like an idiot. The lime green bottle always jumped out at me, it was familiar, I always could expect the fizz to flow...

What’s Your Secret?

What’s Your Secret?

Lindsey Pease, Staff Writer June 10, 2022

The hyperlink in @summithigh_confessions’ Instagram bio poses a simple question: what’s your secret? “Gum be giving me headaches,” said one respondent. “I’ll go on a date with blond Jesus,”...

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The Alt-Right Problem

AJ Skidmore, Staff Writer June 10, 2022

On May 14th, in Buffalo New York, an 18 year old white supremacist shot and killed 10 people in a grocery store. He deliberately targeted this store for being in a majority black neighborhood. His manifesto...

The Fallacy of the “Free-Speech Platform”

The Fallacy of the “Free-Speech Platform”

Wesley McGovern, Staff Writer June 1, 2022

This last month was an absolute whirlwind for Silicon Valley. From tech stocks crashing, Elon Musk pursuing Twitter, to the new kid on the social media block, Donald Trump’s “Truth Social,” things...

The Storm Rumbles On: Summit’s Culture Shift

The Storm Rumbles On: Summit’s Culture Shift

Wesley McGovern, Staff Writer May 5, 2022

It was 2001, the crispy early-fall wind was sporadically blowing the browned leaves in the ever-filling parking lot. The fall sun gleamed off of the new windows and roof. With few clouds in the sky, and...

The Days of Packing a School Lunch Are Over

The Days of Packing a School Lunch Are Over

Danielle Evans, Staff Writer April 22, 2022

The bell rings for lunch as hungry students crowd the halls and stream into the parking lot—the race for a tasty, yet quick, bite begins. Ordering my usual Eye Opener bagel from Big-O, I grab a few wrinkled...

Mask Off

Mask Off

Ella Byrnes, Staff Writer April 22, 2022

It is the first day since 2020 since anyone has shown their full face at school. Think about how many students had braces and got them off or got their nose pierced and haven't gotten the chance to show...

Mask On

Mask On

Ella Byrnes, Staff Writer April 22, 2022

On Saturday the 12th of March, Oregon's mask mandate will become an option. We are now under the impression that Covid-19 cases are down and it's safer to take them off, so how is the student body feeling...

Cheer or Smear?

Cheer or Smear?

Paige Parton, Staff Writer April 19, 2022
What’s the line between being a rowdy rooter and a disrespectful distraction?
Art by Elizabeth Sanford

The West Side

Adri Jolie, Staff Writer April 18, 2022

Every once in a while, along with bills, spam and the occasional Christmas card sent out three months late, a magazine shows up in my mailbox. Roughly fifteen pages long, it’s short, and more than half...

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