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A summary of the laws that govern youth employment, and what to do if they’re violated.

Know Your Labor Rights: What Labor Laws Cover High Schoolers?

Kathryn Plotner May 19, 2023

Are you trying to get a summer job? As of 4/26, 171 work permits, forms that allow minors to start jobs, have been signed by Skyline’s office this year, and the number can only increase.  If you...

My College Essay

My College Essay

April 5, 2023

Question: Reflect on something that someone has done for you that has made you happy or thankful in a surprising way. How has this gratitude affected or motivated you?   I have always preferred...

Tips for Writing Supplemental Essays

Tips for Writing Supplemental Essays

Kat Bauer, Journalist April 5, 2023

Reflection The supplemental essays required by most schools are, subjectively, one of the most difficult pieces of writing required by the college admissions process. They carry a lot of weight.  They...

Getting Through the Murk:  Reflection on Writing My College Essay

Getting Through the Murk: Reflection on Writing My College Essay

Kotaro Hayami, Journalist April 5, 2023

While writing my common app essay, I went through a narrow range of emotions: mostly hatred and annoyance, in all honesty. It seems very hypocritical and tedious for a website with the mission of “pursuit...

The author on a college visit to WHERE, WHEN?

College Essay: 3 simple steps to writing a good essay

Evan Cohen, Journalist April 5, 2023

I began scouts in 2nd grade when I joined cub scouts, the elementary school level of scouting. I am so happy that I could be in a group that allowed me to gain more perspectives, and learn about things...

Skyline seniors will head to their respective college campuses this fall

The College Admissions Process: How to Navigate the Puzzling Process

Kat Bauer, Journalist April 5, 2023

The college admissions process is a mystery for many underclassmen: what classes to take, when to take standardized tests, which clubs to join? Going into senior year, there are a lot of anxiety-inducing...

Other than our staffs essays another source for inspiration and help is Skylines very own Cube!

Who Am I? A College Essay

January 13, 2023

By Staff:  Skyline Student, Class of ‘23 I'm an avid people-pleaser.  I satiate my parents by making dinner easier and not complaining when they add cilantro to my food, though I feel as if I've...

The Cube - a resource for seniors in their college application process.

Need Inspiration for YOUR College Essays? Look No Further!

January 13, 2023

By Staff:  Skyline Student, Class of ‘23 Common Application Prompt #2: The lessons we take from obstacles we encounter can be fundamental to later success. Recount a time when you faced a challenge,...

 Life is like Chess  My Take On Writing A College Essay

“Life is like Chess” My Take On Writing A College Essay

Graham Unsworth, Journalist January 11, 2023

"Writing a college essay gets easier as the process continues. The first and most difficult part is finding a snapshot of time that can be used as an interesting and different story to make you stand out...

A student starting their college path, with the CommonApp

The College Application Process: Tips and Tricks to Get Ahead and Get In

Ryan Rzeszut, Journalist January 10, 2023

It’s that time of year again! College application season is in full swing as seniors get ready to apply to the colleges and universities they’ve been dreaming about attending for years. This is a very...

Our new college counselor Mr. John Boshoven is working to help students navigate their post-secondary plans. Credit: Anisha Ramachandra

The College Application Process For the Class of 2022

Sammi Perkins June 5, 2022

Over the course of the pandemic, the class of 2022 did not receive the structured materials and resources normally provided by the CUBE (Skyline’s College and Career program) when applying to colleges....

Anisha Ramachandra. Credit: Anisha Ramachandra

Skyline Post Senior Spotlight: Plans

Anisha Ramachandra June 5, 2022

A note from The Post staff: at The Skyline Post, we invite every senior who has been on our staff to write a Senior Spotlight. A Senior Spotlight is a chance for them to address the community as they go...

CUBE Feature: What Should 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th Graders Be Doing Now?

CUBE Feature: What Should 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th Graders Be Doing Now?

Anisha Ramachandra June 5, 2022

After almost a year and a half being closed, the College and Career Center, also known as the CUBE, has reopened and is here to help students with their post-secondary journey. John Boshoven, the new college...

Our new college counselor Mr. John Boshoven is working to help students navigate their post-secondary plans. Credit: Anisha Ramachandra

Financial Aid Options

Anisha Ramachandra June 5, 2022

HOW TO: PAY FOR COLLEGE There are many ways to pay for college and save money. John Boshoven, Skyline’s college counselor, reviews some ways families can best prepare themselves to pay for their students'...

Mr. B, the new cube coordinator, poses with student Kamari Simpson. Credit: Lucas Caswell

Plans For the Class of 2022

Madalyn Aldrich and Sammi Perkins June 5, 2022

As the 2021-2022 school year comes to an end, The Skyline Post decided to compile a list of the Senior’s post-graduation plans to honor their hard work and dedication. Many students have reported traditional...

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