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  • Spring Break is March 24-30 this year.

  • Little Women opens March 13 at the Fine Arts Center.

Cast of Little Women prepares for the show

Emma Russello, Staff Writer
February 13
Filed under Online Only, Spotlight

The cast of this year's spring musical, Little Women, is hard at work making the show come to life. The show will be on March 9, 10, 11, 16, 17, and 18. With the lead role of Jo March being double cast, junior Tara Prager and sophomore Kayla Dobbs will be switching off the role each night. The story...

September Events

Maddie Howard, Spotlight Editor
September 22
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...

Local Band AJJ Album Worth the Wait

Sara Windom, Style Editor
September 21
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 ...

Suicide Squad: too much hype

Sean Gannon, Staff Writer
September 21
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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...

Humans of Cactus Shadows

Nicole Neri, Photo Editor
March 14
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....

Foot-loosening up

Foot-loosening up

Lindsey Murphy, Sports Editor
March 14
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 ...

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