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Master schedule poses problems for students, teachers

The master schedule impacts everyone in the school. The symptoms of an ineffective master schedule range from students retaking electives and  teachers with over-enrolled classes to many of seniors with empty periods. Additionally, several [...]

Secret language discovered for mating couples

Raisbeck Geographic has taken an in-depth look into the mating rituals of the tribesmen and what traditions they have in regards to courtship and reproduction. Despite the surplus of males, due to the ancient battle among the females of the [...]

Dropping gas prices promote student driving

As gas prices begin to rise again, many students have some advice on how to stretch their dollars as far as possible. Students like Carlos Navarro, a senior who lives south of Tacoma, who consistently drive long distances to and from school [...]

Students enter through the back door without permission

Since moving to the new campus, RAHS students have been confused on the rules regarding entering the school through the South doors and have raised questions on why use of the door is not allowed. “Official school policy is that students [...]

George Orwell’s predictions are false

It is undeniable that today’s society has become a reality like that in George Orwell’s 1984. However, what the novice author got wrong was accurately portraying the world’s current state. Today, our world is defined by the omnipresence [...]

Students spin into record and book stores

Comics and music are two things that students don’t get a lot of in class. Fortunately, on South Vale Street in Georgetown, Fantagraphics and Georgetown Records are stores that provide students a pleasant release from stress with a one-of-a-kind [...]

Yehya Elmasry catches up with Phoenix Flyer

Yehya Elmasry is an Egyptian-born foreign exchange student who attended Raisbeck Aviation High School during the 2013-2014 school year. Elmasry made many friends during his term at RAHS, and recently, the Phoenix Flyer had the chance to catch [...]

Senior Projects: District Must Vote Pro Choice

On October 22, the Highline School District made the decision not to remove the culminating project as a graduation requirement for the 2014-2015 year, and has postponed making a decision that will affect upcoming years. The District decided [...]

South African educators visit RAHS

On September 16, educators from South Africa toured Raisbeck Aviation High School to learn about the school’s project-based learning system and application of STEM. The educators viewed presentations by students and faculty on some of the [...]

One small step for girls, no giant leaps yet

By Chris Hendrickson NOTE: This is the first part of a two part series On a national and societal trend, females are generally less inspired to pursue STEM related careers. Raisbeck Aviation High School is trying to contribute to a solution [...]

Girls make strides to break the gender barrier

NOTE: This is the second part of a two part series. The first part can be found at: http://ahsphoenixflyer.com/news/one-small-step-for-girls-no-giant-leaps-yet As covered in the last issue of the Phoenix Flyer, there is a significant gender [...]