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  • Spring athletes: meet in cafeteria Monday, January 30 6 p.m.

  • Student Choreography Dance Show, Thursday and Friday, February 16 and 17, 7 p.m. at the Fine Arts Center.

Jamming the trunk into a new space

Sara Windom, Style Editor
December 20, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Spotlight

With Christmas lights dangling from the walls, balloons covering the floor, and ribbons draping from the ceiling, the Trunk Space held their first Semi-Social event inside their new permanent home at the Grace Lutheran Church. The Trunk Space showcases the local art and music scene of Phoenix, and af... Read more »

September Events

Maddie Howard, Spotlight Editor
September 22, 2016
Filed under Archive, Spotlight, Uncategorized

Full Moon Hike to the Old Clay Mine This event will take place on September 16 at 7 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. This guided hike will take its participants through the trails of Cave Creek and up to the old Clay mine to experience some of the old west part of this town. It is important that each hiker bri... Read more »

Local Band AJJ Album Worth the Wait

Sara Windom, Style Editor
September 21, 2016
Filed under Archive, Spotlight

AJJ, a folk-punk band from Phoenix, Arizona, just released their highly anticipated eighth studio album, ‘The Bible 2,’ on August 19. To build up the hype around it, they held two shows at Rebel Lounge and an acoustic preview at a Zia Records in Mesa two days prior to the date. AJJ formed in ... Read more »

Suicide Squad: too much hype

Sean Gannon, Staff Writer
September 21, 2016
Filed under Archive, Spotlight

The much anticipated comic book movie “Suicide Squad” may have reeled in over $400 million in the box office, but it was actually severely disappointing. This started out as a fantastic idea and who better to direct DC’s masterpiece than David Ayer, who also directed “Fury” and “End o... Read more »

Humans of Cactus Shadows

Nicole Neri, Photo Editor
March 14, 2016
Filed under Spotlight

Nathan Griffin, Sophomore “I’m passionate about my friends. Mostly because I just want to be better than them. And I will be.” Makena Cordero, Freshman “I make costumes of different characters, for conventions and stuff like that. My friend showed me an anime and convinced me to try it out.... Read more »

Foot-loosening up

Foot-loosening up

Lindsey Murphy, Sports Editor
March 14, 2016
Filed under Spotlight

This season, the Shadowbox players are putting on their dancing shoes and bringing back the ´80s with their production of Footloose! This play featured excellent acting, dancing, and vocals from the whole cast, and definitely kept the audience interested for the entire performance. In Footloose! big-city kid ... Read more »

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