The Voice of Cactus Shadows High School

The CS Press

  • Swim and dive teams win big against Buckeye and Estrella Foothills

  • Herff Jones will be on campus tomorrow taking cap and gown orders

  • School officially launched new app, available for download in app store

  • School Rank Drops

    School Rank Drops

    Kiera Riley and Sara Windom, Editors-in-Chief

    Due to a decrease in Arizona’s standardized testing scores and changes in the statewide academic ranking system, the Arizona Board of Education dropped Cactus Shadows’ rank from an A to a B. “One of the concerns I do have is that so many of our students, because Arizona Merit is not a gradua...

  • Green is the New Black

    Green is the New Black

    Maja Peirce, staff writer

    Students find vintage, cheap, and environmentally friendly wardrobes at resale and upcycling stores and websites. Buying and selling clothing through Buffalo Exchange, Goodwill, Kiwanis Marketplace, DePop, and Poshmark recently gained trendy traction as a way to get one-of-a-kind clothes for less. “When I...

  • Cutting Class

    Cutting Class

    Morgan Reimer, Staff Writer

    New this year, students can now take part in the brand new Culinary Arts program that focuses on team building, cooking, and overall life skills. Barbara Burt, the Culinary Arts teacher, has decided to take on the challenge of new students, a new atmosphere, and creating new types of food. “...

    Chop to it. Tanner Laisure, a senior, prepares the ingredients for homemade salsa. After the students finish their recipe, guest judges - teachers- vote for their favorites.

  • Good to the Bone

    Good to the Bone

    Zoie Lambesis, staff writer

    Cave Creek welcomes the Meat Market, a local butcher shop where customers will be able to buy fresh, high quality meats. Owner, Roni Terry, wanted a place where people can buy natural, local, and custom meats. According to The Meat Market, the shop is a, “Whole Animal butcher shop, offering cus...

  • Bickle’s rebound

    Bickle’s rebound

    Kassidy Wheeler, staff writer

    Caitlin Bickle, a small forward on the girls basketball team, tore her ACL and is out for season. Being a key component to the team’s success in the past, losing her poses a challenge to the team this season. This season presents new challenges and opportunities for other players to step up and be...

School Rank Drops

School Rank Drops

Kiera Riley and Sara Windom, Editors-in-Chief

Due to a decrease in Arizona’s standardized testing scores and changes in the statewide academic ranking system, the Arizona Board of Education dropped Cactus Shadows’ rank ...

October 17, 2017No Comments

Trending now – Senior Assassins

October 17, 2017

Cutting Class

Cutting Class

October 9, 2017

Arizona Merit scores hit record low district-wide

October 5, 2017

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Prepared to Teach?

Brook Bowman, Writer

With the signing of Senate Bill 1042 in May, Governor Doug Ducey promised to fill up Arizona’s classrooms “by allowing highly-qualified professionals who have signific...

October 17, 2017No Comments

Support the Blue

Support the Blue

October 6, 2017

Prepared to Teach?

October 5, 2017

No Phone Zone, No Fun Zone

October 5, 2017

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Fresh faces bring new game

Annie Sogaard, staff writer

Within each new class of freshmen at Cactus Shadows lie many potential star athletes, placing on varsity sports teams in just their first year. Reword, the lead is confusing ...

October 5, 2017No Comments

Flag: Opinion

October 5, 2017

Mixing it Up

Mixing it Up

October 5, 2017

Bickle’s rebound

Bickle’s rebound

October 4, 2017

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The Voice of Cactus Shadows High School
The Voice of Cactus Shadows High School