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U.S. election impacts the globe

U.S. election impacts the globe

David Lane, Staff Writer January 14, 2021

This November, Americans voted to replace Donald Trump with Joe Biden as President of the United States. This has led to speculation on how the rest of the world will react to Biden in office as opposed...

Tony Vining enters his first year of principal during the unprecedented pandemic.

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...

Doreen Decker, Health Assistant, takes a student's temperature.

District works to keep students and staff safe from Coronavirus

Sarah Love, Writer October 29, 2020

Sarah Love staff writer As the cases of COVID-19 rapidly increase, the school community works hard to keep the environment safe. “I think the school is doing well with lunch and having different lunch...

IB students host Governing Board Candidate Forum

IB students host Governing Board Candidate Forum

Six candidates are running for three openings in the November 3 election. The forum allowed voters an opportunity to get to know them better.
“The role of a governing board member is important because they help to make decisions for the district,” said Brashear. “They must be a leader within and outside of the community to do what is best for our schools, so it is important for them to maintain those standards.”

Tribute to Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Claire Geare, Opinion Editor October 6, 2020
“Her fight impacts women everyday because we aren’t asking for permission from men, we’re allowed to hold our own lives in our own hands. We are closer to being equals with men than before, and she was the catalyst,” said Audrey Phipps, a junior.
Opinion: Opening schools during COVID-19 too risky

Opinion: Opening schools during COVID-19 too risky

Kolton O'Connor, Staff Writer September 25, 2020

While there are many drawbacks to online learning, it is still too early for the school to open up due to teachers’ increased risk and a lack of adequate instruction for students. While many people...

Opinion: Opening schools was the right choice

Opinion: Opening schools was the right choice

Owen Taylor, Staff Writer September 25, 2020

The school board made the decision to have in-person learning return on September 8, which is the right decision. The risks and concerns about COVID-19 do not outweigh the importance of being physically...

Campsites To Stay At

Max Hancock, Global News Editor September 23, 2020

Amidst a quarantine and mass pandemic, students and adults alike are looking for locations and campsites where they can escape the heat. “I go camping mainly to relax and hang out with the people I...

Kamala Harris becomes first woman of color candidate for VP

Kamala Harris becomes first woman of color candidate for VP

Solei Geist, Staff Writer September 15, 2020

California District Attorney Kamala Harris is poised to become the first woman of color to be the Vice President of the United States should voting go her way on November 3, 2020. Many people see her...

Elon Musk ready to chip humans

Elon Musk ready to chip humans

Imagine a world where music can be streamed directly to the brain...that's the world Musk is ready for.
Kolton O'Connor, Writer September 14, 2020

Elon Musk wants to put chips in people's heads in the near future. This technology could allow humans to do much more with their brain than ever thought possible. “Chips have been around for a lot longer...

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