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Skyline High School is facing a lawsuit filed by the Thomas More Law Center alleging viewpoint discrimination. Credit: Lucas Caswell (left), Dwight Burdette (right).
Judge Orders Rejected Announcement Be Aired in Civil Rights Lawsuit Against Ann Arbor Public Schools
Lucas Caswell and Michael Mychaliska November 10, 2022

On November 1, 2022, the Thomas More Law Center filed a lawsuit in the US District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan against Ann Arbor...

Nurses office gender neutral bathroom!
GSRA Fights For Gender Neutral Bathrooms
Sara Zubieta and Anson Murray November 7, 2022

“Bathrooms are healthcare and we will fight for health care,” chanted GSRA secretary Nhoa Kim ('25) during September 27th’s weekly GSRA...

Skyline Administrators Pause for Halloween Photo: McElmeel as Uncle Fester, Sissoko as Gomez (with Hand), Patterson as Wednesday, Elmore as Morticia, and Criswell as Herman Munster. Credit: Casey Elmore.
Skyline Administrators Creepy and Kooky, Mysterious and Spooky
Staff November 1, 2022

Why Did the Skyline Parking Pass Increase?
Why Did the Skyline Parking Pass Increase?
Maya Loomis, News Section Editor • October 30, 2022

For the first time since 2013, Skyline’s parking pass price has met the other high schools'. After a consistent 10-year streak of staying at...

The new grading policy means changes for teachers, including Mr. Bertsos (pictured above). Credit: Lucas Caswell.
No More Zeroes: Grade Policy Change for Mastery and Process
Liam B. McGlohon October 28, 2022

As of the 2022 school year, the Skyline Administration has changed the grading policy so that the lowest grade that teachers can give students...

Asphalt is removed to access the leaking pipe. Credit: Joshua Mattison.
Skyline’s Geothermal Leak Was Non-Toxic, Still Mitigated Vigorously
Michael Mychaliska October 28, 2022

On Friday, September 2nd, Samantha (‘23) and Kate Chiang (‘24) brought their cousins, Kean Hui and Jed Hui, with them to play tennis on Skyline...

the Huron River remains contaminated by 10,000 gallons of wastewater containing hexavalent chromium. Credit: Maja Smith
“We did think that we might be dealing with, you know, a dead river”
Maja Smith October 28, 2022

 On Friday, July 29th, 2022  Daniel Brown, Huron River Watershed Council (HRWC) watershed planner detailed how he “understood that 10,000...

This 2009 colorized microscope image shows a sickle cell, left, and normal red blood cells of a patient with sickle cell anemia. Credit: Tribune News Service/Sickle Cell Foundation of Georgia
Donate Blood in Memory of Skyline Student Grace Obungo-Clark!
Hasan Alsamerai October 24, 2022

In memory of Grace Obungu-Clark (‘24), Skyline is hosting a blood drive on Friday, October 28, 2022 in the Auxiliary Gym.  Why should you...

Subdivisions with Racially Restrictive Covenants. Credit: Justice InDeed (2022)
Racial Covenants Found in Deeds to Ann Arbor Homes
Rohan Sharma and Ascher Sargent June 6, 2022

Since as early as 1912, racially restrictive covenants have been written into the deeds of many American homes. These covenants were designed...

The Skyline Staff persevered through one of the hardest years for educators ever. Credit: Meredith Giltner (edited by Alicia Dyer)
Thank You to Skyline Teachers: It’s Been a Rough Year
Bella Simonte June 5, 2022

Dear Skyline Faculty,  As our newspaper is primarily student-run, we focus more on the students’ perspective. Adjustments the school made...

As masking in Ann Arbor Public Schools continues, controversies about the issue have been thrust into the forefront. Photograph by Zia Nizami/Bellville   News Democrat
AAPS Masking Policy Faces Controversy Yet Again
Lance Caswell May 17, 2022
Ann Arbor Public Schools’ universal mask policy was front and center as protestors disrupted a school board meeting at Forsythe Middle School on March 23rd.
New banner on the first floor, at the entrance of the A-Hallway. (Asher Hendricks
What’s Up With All of These New Signs and Banners in the Building?
Asher Hendricks May 17, 2022
Recently, Skyline administration made the decision to put up new signs, banners, and other decorative elements around Skyline High School.
Hayner puts forth his previously unpublished amendments to the displeasure of some of his colleagues. Credit: City of Ann Arbor – CTN
City of Ann Arbor Decides on $24.2 million ARPA Funding
Lucas Caswell May 17, 2022
“It wasn't easy and I don't think, in the end, everyone is going to be happy but, I hope most everyone will be satisfied,” Councilor Ali Ramlawi said about the decision of how to spend the funds. 
Despite Washtenaw County Decision, AAPS Mask Mandate Remains
Michael Mychaliska and Sammi Perkins May 10, 2022

Written and reported on February 11 The Washtenaw County Health Department (WCHD) announced Friday, February 11th that it will lift its mask...

Are Skyline Students’ Settling in After Online School? Will They Get the Full High School Experience?
Are Skyline Students’ Settling in After Online School? Will They Get the Full High School Experience?
Hasan Alsamerai, Wren Collins, Maya Loomis, and Reyna Hyliard May 10, 2022

Since May, 2020, students all over the country have had to adapt to a new academic environment. Because of this, many students feel as though...