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Photo Gallery: The Great American Solar Eclipse

Photo Gallery: The Great American Solar Eclipse

Sara Windom, Editor in Chief

August 24, 2017


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World Language Department comes together for annual Mystery Night

Sara Windom, style editor

April 20, 2017


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Spanish speakers of all levels and abilities come together to crack a case during the annual Mystery Night. “Mystery Night is basically a huge, life-sized version of the board game Clue, where you have to solve a mystery, but all the speaking is done in your foreign language, in this case Spanis...

DECA students prepare for international competition

DECA students prepare for international competition

Izzy Cantwell, staff writer

April 20, 2017


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DECA is a world-wide business-oriented club that prepares students for careers in marketing, finance, hospitality and management. Throughout the year, students participate in several competitions and, if they qualify, finish the year at an International competition (ICDC) where they compete with student...

Careful plans for getting to and from the big night can keep you from… Paying the price for prom mistakes

Careful plans for getting to and from the big night can keep you from… Paying the price for prom mistakes

Faith Hasher, staff writer

April 20, 2017


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Students across the nation plan for prom in various ways, but the preparation that is commonly forgotten is what dangers to be aware of that come along with all the festivities. Statistics from the National Highway Safety Administration show that, over the past several years, approximately 300 teens ...

Students take on the big apple

Students take on the big apple

Olivia Stickel, food editor

April 20, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Students from school publications, attended the 93rd annual Columbia Scholastic Press Association (CSPA) journalism conference on March 13-17. The conference is held each year at New York’s Columbia University, welcoming all journalism, yearbook, and literary magazine students to learn new ways to i...

Zoology class visits World Wildlife Zoo

Zoology class visits World Wildlife Zoo

Keely Doran, staff writer

April 20, 2017


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Students shuffle onto a bus, the air half filled with muted excitement, half with apathy. For the past eight years Mark Lauch, a zoology teacher has been bringing his students to the World Wildlife Zoo after spring break. “The biggest thing I get out of it is that the kids get to relive their chi...

Area car show for lovers of… Lamborghinis and Lattes

Area car show for lovers of… Lamborghinis and Lattes

Sean Gannon, travel editor

April 20, 2017


Filed under News

The smell of fresh gasoline, engines revving, exhaust backfires, and loud music was all found at car meets across the valley. Every Saturday night, people gather at the McDonald’s restaurant at the Scottsdale Pavilions near the Talking Stick Resort to show off their cars, bikes, and trucks. This b...

Controversial voucher bill signed by Governor Ducey

Controversial voucher bill signed by Governor Ducey

Emma Russello, Staff Writer

April 20, 2017


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Arizona governor Doug Ducey officially signed the controversial school voucher bill, SB 1431, after it passed the legislature with a 31-28 vote. The bill originally expanded Arizona’s Empowerment Scholarship Account program, or ESA, to every student in the state. ESA allows parents to use publi...

Living in the shadow of a king

Logan Larkin, photo editor

April 20, 2017


Filed under Trending now

From the director of the television show Fargo, FX presents their newest adaptation of one the Marvel Comics’ X-Men. Legion aired on February 8 with their first episode titled “Chapter 1” of an 8 chapter season. Following the life of David Haller, played by Dan Stevens, better known to comic fa...

You spin me right round

Grace Haycraft-McKee, staff writer

April 20, 2017


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When at work or school, many people are using the new fidget toy that is meant to help with anxiety, nervousness and constant restlessness. Fidget spinners are becoming more popular in schools because students found a way to deal with their abundance of energy. Instead of tapping one’s feet excessi...

Full of rhyme and reason

Zoie Lambesis, staff writer

April 20, 2017


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Chancelor Bennett also known as Chance the Rapper donated 1 million dollars to Chicago public schools after an ‘unsuccessful’ meeting he had with the Illinois Governor. On Friday, March 3, the rapper met with Bruce Rauner the Governor of Illinois to discuss school funding in Chicago. Accordi...

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