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Matt Garrido in front of upperclassmen during Thursday preliminary rounds.

School’s first spelling bee to be held in May

On 24 May, students at RAHS will participate in the first spelling bee hosted by the school. Currently, preliminary rounds are being held weekly on Mondays for underclassmen and Thursdays for upperclassmen.   The spelling bee is organized [...]
Mrs. Tipton looks forward to sharing these new books with the students and staff here at RAHS.

RAHS receives For Future Generations

Dr. James Raisbeck, who has been supporting Raisbeck Aviation High School for many years, is again showing his support by donating Howard Lovering’s book For Future Generations to every student and staff member at RAHS.   Dr. Raisbeck [...]
Perfectson Le works on his 3D model of an Intake Flange in the current CAD class.

New CAD manufacturing class available in 2017-18

A new CAD (Computer-Assisted Design) course is coming Fall of 2017 and will be teaching students how to use some of the resources RAHS has to offer such as the 3D printer in addition to digital design. The teacher has not yet been confirmed, [...]
Rachel Phuong was one of the top-scorers on the AMC exam among RAHS students.

RAHS students sharpen their math skills

The American Mathematics Competitions (AMC) is a math exam designed to help students improve their mathematical ability and evaluate their skills. On 15 Feb. 2017, twenty RAHS students took the exam.   Junior Izzie Torres participated [...]
CAPE CANAVERAL, FL - APRIL 8: In this handout provided by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket makes its first successful upright landing on the "Of Course I Still Love You" droneship on April 8, 2016 some 200 miles off shore in the Atlantic Ocean after launching from Cape Canaveral, Florida. (Photo by NASA via Getty Images)

SpaceX reuses Falcon 9 rocket’s first stage

On 30 Mar. 2017, SpaceX reused a rocket first stage, the largest bottom portion used to initially launch the payload off the ground. The Falcon 9 lifted off from pad 39 at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, with the first stage landing on a barge [...]

George Sidles explores metalworking

Sophomore George Sidles is known for the metalwork he does on his home island of Bainbridge. After starting about 3 years ago, he has been interested in the craft ever since.   “In seventh and eighth grade I attended a couple intro to [...]
RAHS junior Jeff Spaeth makes the tough decision between saving money and a new smartphone.

RAHS struggles to trust Samsung again

Though the Samsung Galaxy S7 and Note 7 were hailed as some of the best handsets on the market last year, issues with incendiary batteries led to their complete recall.   RAHS junior C.J. Crowder has been an avid supporter of Android and [...]
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RAHS to offer 4 years of Spanish next year

In February 2017, the Highline School District mandated that all schools offer four consecutive years of world language. As a result, next year RAHS will offer four years of Spanish. Director of Language Learning and Teacher Development Bernard [...]
Jake Welty, the CEO of Aviation Northwest, hopes to expand his company and its reputation.

RAHS junior starts reporting company, Aviation Northwest

RAHS junior Jake Welty has started his own company, Aviation Northwest (ANW), which specializes in reporting on aviation news.   “Aviation Northwest started back in January 2015,” said Welty, “with a few revamps and restructuring [...]
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Orienteering maps its way into RAHS

After only two seasons of competing, RAHS’ orienteering team recently took home trophies. The girls’ team placed first in both regular season and the championship, the boys placed third in regular season.   Regular season has eight [...]
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From STEM student to humanities teacher

Inaugural RAHS (just AHS at the time) class alum, Mr. Mario Pilapil works at Dimmitt Middle School in Renton, WA as an English Language Learner (ELL) teacher with students who know little to no English.   “I originally wanted to be an [...]
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