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Jessica Abraham

Jessica Abraham, Web Editor

Jessica Abraham is a senior at Arlington High School. During the fall, she competes in cross country, while in the spring, she plays tennis. She also finds herself president of the Ecology Club. Between sports and homework, she spends her time working at a produce stand. Next year, Jess strives to attend the Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles and get a degree in communications.

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Peyton Brown (18) rebounds a basketball in the game against Stanwood on January 27, 2017. Brown advises her middle school self to get in the gym more, get to the rim, and become more than a three-point shooter.

Accomplishment: Determination

March 8, 2017

From the start of her high school basketball career, Peyton Brown (‘18) had overwhelmingly shown she had what it takes to compete with a state-bound varsity basketball team. Being a freshman, she impressed...

Sophomore wrestler Cole Hahn battles against Oak Harbor at weight class 160 on January 12.

Wrestling Defeats Oak Harbor Wildcats 52-17

January 12, 2017

Eagles Wrestling took on Oak Harbor Wildcats on January 12. Remaining undefeated, Arlington defeated the Wildcats with a whooping score of 52-17. Among the many uproars during the match, the longest was...

Senior ecology club members Colin Watts and Nadine Christensen explain the information they learned from their previous session at the Youth Earth Summit at Padilla Bay Reserve on Friday, January 6th.

Girls Basketball Crushes Mountlake Terrace

January 6, 2017

Senior ecology club members Colin Watts and Nadine Christensen explain the information they learned from their previous session at the Youth Earth Summit at Padilla Bay Reserve on Friday, January 6th....

Ecology club members Ivy Ewing (20) and Nadine Christensen (17) examine the aquarium at the Youth Earth Summit at the Padilla Bay Reserve in Mount Vernon on Friday, January 6th.

Ecology Club Trip Renewed my Inspiration to Create Change

January 6, 2017

As one of the fortunate members of Arlington’s ecology club to attend the Youth Earth Summit at Padilla Bay Reserve in Mount Vernon, I spent my Friday away from school, indulging in lectures and discussions...

Faith Littlefield (18) cheers with her teammates at the Girls Basketball Game on December 20th against the Lynden Lions.

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Faith Littlefield ('18) cheers with her teammates at the Girls' Basketball Game on December 20th against the Lynden Lions.

Sophia Iverson (18), Katie Taylor (18),  Morgan Kaloudis (18), Alison Stansbery (18),  and Kara Kamppi (17) carol for cans for canned goods to give to the Arlington Food Bank on December 19th.

[Photo] Photos of the Week

January 3, 2017

Sophia Iverson ('18), Katie Taylor ('18), Morgan Kaloudis ('18), Alison Stansbery ('18), and Kara Kamppi ('17) carol for cans for canned goods to give to the Arlington Food Bank on December 19th.

Reilly Kesselring (17) handles the ball against the Lynden Lions on December 20th.

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Reilly Kesselring ('17) handles the ball against the Lynden Lions on December 20th.

Drew Bryson (17) goes up for a lay-in against Burlington Edison Tigers on December 21st.

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Drew Bryson ('17) goes up for a lay-in against Burlington Edison Tigers on December 21st.

In association with National Honors Society, Kara Kamppi (17), Arlington graduate Matt Taylor, Morgan Kaloudis (18), and Katie Taylor (18) volunteer their time caroling for foods cans to donate to the Arlington Food Bank on December 19.

In the Wake of Negativity, Kindness is Still an Option

December 19, 2016

As a child, I was exposed to terrible stories of suffocating models being stuffed in suitcases and and gang shootings thirty minutes away from my home, which normally ended in the death of a few young...

Griffin Gardowski (19) goes up for a lay-up against Federal Way on Wednesday, December 14th.

[Photo] Photos of the Week

December 19, 2016

Griffin Gardowski ('19) goes up for a lay-up against Federal Way on Wednesday, December 14th.

Arlington Girls Basketball celebrates during a time-out in the fourth quarter after they gain the lead for the first time since the first quarter on Wednesday, December 7.

As Their First Victory, Lady Eagles Defeat Monroe Bearcats

December 8, 2016

Arlington Girls’ Basketball took Monroe Bearcats December 7th, 2016 on their homecourt. The Lady Eagles ended their night victorious with a score of 48-44. Senior Reilly Kesselring #11 started her team...

Sierra Scheppele (20) prepares for a shot against Lake Stevens on Wednesday, November 30th.

Arlington Girls’ Basketball’s First Game Ends in Defeat

December 1, 2016

Starting off their winter season, Arlington Girls’ basketball lost 48-38 to Lake Stevens’ Vikings on November 30. “We have a team with not a lot of experience,” said head coach Joe Marsh, “and...

Ecology club advisor Haifa Iversen waits for ecology club members Julie Wignall (18) and Casey Sharpe (17) to cross a bridge during their club hike September 12, 2016 at Monte Cristo Ghost Town.

An Ode to the Progressive Environmental Movement

November 22, 2016

With a little under two months until Trump’s inauguration, environmentalist everywhere are asking the same questions: is he really going to do what he says he is? Committing to cutting out the EPA, removing...

Cross country runners Dawson Andrews (18) and Blake Landry (19) compete during the NXR Northwest Regionals division one varsity race Saturday, November 12 at Eagle Island State Park in Boise, Idaho. As Arlingtons second runner, Landry went on to finish with a time of 17:03, shortly followed by Andrews, who ran a 17:06 5k.

Arlington Cross Country Concludes Season on a High Note

November 13, 2016

On Saturday, November 12, Arlington Cross Country met with dozen of other teams in Boise, Idaho at Eagle Island State Park for the NXR Northwest Regionals. For the boys varsity team, Kevin Mullin ('17)...

Hannah Heister (18) races off with possession of the ball against Mercer Island on September 9, 2016.

Arlington Soccer Continues in State Tournament

November 8, 2016

After defeating Mercer Island previously 1-0 at home September 8th, the team returned to face off the Arlington Eagles in the state tournament two months after playing them first on November 8th. From...

November 5th at Shoreline Stadium, Junior Defender Kristin Abraham #21 races after the ball during the first half of the game against Snohomish. Arlington went on to win 1-0, being the first girls soccer team in Arlington history to win the district title.

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November 5th at Shoreline Stadium, Junior Defender Kristin Abraham #21 races after the ball during the first half of the game against Snohomish. Arlington went on to win 1-0, being the first girls' soccer...

Kristin Abraham (18), Hailee Wrzesinski (18), Sami French (18), Brielle Schrader (18), Ali Krediet  (19), Tahlia Miears (17), and Jamie Farrar (17) celebrate their win against Snohomish Panthers November 5th at Shoreline Stadium. Goal keep Schrader went on to earn player of the game.

Arlington Girls’ Soccer Takes Home District Title

November 7, 2016

  Making their record 11-1-1, Arlington’s Lady Eagles take the District title in a game against Snohomish on Saturday November 5th at Shoreline Stadium. Having previously beat Snohomish 6-1 on...

Kate Morris (19), Charlize Beamer (19), and Brittany Anderson (19) prepare for their race at Cedarcrest Golf Course in Marysville on Friday, September 30th.

Ice, Ice Bathing

October 25, 2016

Soreness is an issue not only athletes must overcome; it’s a struggle anyone who’s taken a gym class has experienced. Most students at Arlington High School ignore the built-up lactic acid and wait...

After a 22-20 win against Stanwood on Friday, 14th, Payton Bastin (18) and Nick Galusha (18) hold their helmets in the air along with their teammates after the victory.

[Photo] Photos of the Week

October 25, 2016

After a 22-20 win against Stanwood on Friday, 14th, Payton Bastin ('18) and Nick Galusha ('18) hold their helmets in the air along with their teammates after the victory.

Cross Country Kicks off Season with Twelve-Hour Relay

September 9, 2016

Following their first week of practice, the Arlington Cross Country team held their annual twelve-hour relay fundraiser. With a goal of one-hundred dollars per athlete, the team set out to reach their...

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