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Dealing with the Flu During the Pandemic

Delaynee Smith, staff writer January 14, 2021

The common flu and cold both share symptoms that could easily be confused with COVID-19, making this year’s cold and flu season different from other years.  According to the Centers for Disease Control...

The Race for the Vaccine

Katelyn Pinkham, staff writer January 14, 2021

Countries all around the world are racing to get a safe and successful vaccine out for the public.  Production of the COVID-19 vaccine has been underway since the very beginning of the spread. Many...

Tony Vining enters his first year of principal during the unprecedented pandemic. Id say my immediate concern is how do we safely stay in person for the rest of the semester and then get a couple of weeks to prepare for the spring? said Vining.

New principal arrives on campus

Max Sotelo, Online editor-in-chief January 13, 2021

Tony Vining, the new principal of Cactus Shadows is as enthusiastic about camping and classic ‘80s movies as he is about making personal connections with the school community.  “I feel like my...

Dr. Cort Monroe takes position of superintendent

Dr. Cort Monroe takes position of superintendent

Cait Bunkers, Spotlight editor January 13, 2021

After a six month search, the CCUSD Governing Board announced that Dr. Cort Monroe will be taking over as Superintendent for Dr. Debbi Burdick when she retires in January. Cort was one of three finalists...

COVID-19 surge causes shutdowns across the country

COVID-19 surge causes shutdowns across the country

Philip Tate, Technology editor January 13, 2021

  In early November, COVID-19  rose quickly and put the United States at its worst numbers since the beginning of the pandemic.  “I’m not really too concerned with getting sick because...

Superintendent Debbi Burdick retiring after sixteen years of service to CCUSD community

Superintendent Debbi Burdick retiring after sixteen years of service to CCUSD community

Cait Bunkers, Spotlight editor January 13, 2021

Dr. Debbi Burdick, CCUSD Superintendent, will be retiring on December 31st, 2020 after working in CCUSD since 2004.  Throughout her years in education, Dr. Burdick has been a teacher, principal, educational...

Places to Visit on Valentine’s Day

Miah Thirion, Style Editor April 19, 2020

As Valentine’s Day quickly approaches, many couples start to wonder how to spend this holiday with their other half or friends. Valentine’s Day plans usually consist of dinner or going on a regular...

Up... Up... and Away

Up… Up… and Away

Michael Kaegi, Travel Editor April 19, 2020

An unusual travel experience unique to the Southwest are hot air balloon rides, where people can view the mountains and sunny skies of Arizona from high above the ground. Most hot air balloons fly a...

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