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The best stories being published on the SNO Sites network

Best of SNO

The best stories being published on the SNO Sites network

Best of SNO

Stories from Mid-Pacific Institute
Student enrollment is down at Mid-Pacific and across the state
News

Dillon Balantac | May 24, 2021

Imagine sitting with students in a crowded Bakken Auditorium. Now picture the first two rows of the center section, empty. That’s the number of students who have left Mid-Pacific over the last two years…

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Students learn to practice manifestation and spirituality through the pandemic
Features

Jamie Hiremath | March 17, 2021

With eyes closed, hands rested and chakras aligned, teens from all over the world found peace in a pandemic.

Last spring, COVID-19 forced people to improvise with what they had, which for some, meant…

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A year like no other: seniors reflect on the year of COVID-19
Video

Chelsee Sawai | March 15, 2021

As the one-year anniversary of the Mid-Pacific campus shutdown approaches, most seniors have returned to campus.  However, many are still missing their normal high school experiences. They express their…

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Mid-Pacific GPAs are on the rise as seniors pass the 4.0 mark
News

Dillon Balantac | March 12, 2021

Across the country and the state, reports show that students are failing classes at an unprecedented rate during the global pandemic.

However, at Mid-Pacific, with a message of only focusing on the…

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Mid-Pacific teachers receive COVID vaccine as state moves to immunize teachers
News

Tyrael Goo | February 25, 2021

Quite a few Mid-Pacific teachers have planned for and received the COVID-19 vaccine, aiming for a greater sense of security and safety during this pandemic.

COVID-19 vaccinations were opened up to teachers…

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Physical Education classes make changes since students are working out at home
Coronavirus

Kamm Kojima | May 20, 2020

Breaking out a sweat, students in Mid-Pacific physical education classes trade the weights, rackets and balls they might use in a regular class for items around their house.

With Mid-Pacific moving…

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International students adjust to learning in a different time zone
Coronavirus

Danika Kusumoto | April 24, 2020

Waking up at 2:45 a.m., sophomore Maya Koike drowsily prepares to log into her first class of the morning from Tokyo, Japan.

“After my last period of the day, I usually go back to sleep,” said Koike.

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IB students have mixed emotions about exam cancellation
Coronavirus

Althea Lutz | April 20, 2020

Students who have spent the last few weeks preparing for the International Baccalaureate exams can breathe a sigh of relief as they have officially been canceled.

Although various events are being called…

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Senior class members find ways to bond amid crisis
Coronavirus

Erin Goya | April 17, 2020

Fifty-six million students in the United states attend elementary, middle, and high school, according to the National Center of Education Statistics. Of those 56.6 million students, 3.7 million of them…

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Up and coming artists
Video

Danika Kusumoto | March 10, 2020

Teenagers recently have been producing their own music and finding success, such as Billie Eilish and her brother Finneas O’Connell at this year’s Grammy awards. Students at Mid-Pacific find inspiration…

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