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Free Speech bill vetoed by Governor Ducey

Maja Pierce, Staff Writer

October 5, 2017


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Last May, Senate Bill 1384 was introduced by Senator Barbara Yee. The bill would have given student journalists the same free speech rights as everyone else. Despite being passed unanimously by the Senate and nearly unanimously by the House, Governor Doug Ducey vetoed the bill. “The idea of thi...

Photo Gallery: Chinese Exchange Students

Photo Gallery: Chinese Exchange Students

August 25, 2017


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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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Student Choreography Show

Kiera Riley, Opinion Editor

March 7, 2017


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The student choreography show, a long running tradition at Cactus Shadows, gives young and enthusiastic dancers to take to the stage on their own terms. Through project in dance classes, teachers Elissa Erickson and Haley Vago challenge their students to create their own dance from scratch. “We...

Falcons Assemble

Megan Walker, Staff Writer

March 2, 2017


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At the Boys versus Girls assembly on March 1, the students competed in challenges to try to beat the opposite team. Many students participated, but the boys side won at the end of both assemblies. The first event was a race on a blow-up obstacle course that involved climbing up walls, running thr...

J-class takes case to the state senate

Alex Laggren, Editor in Chief

February 14, 2017


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Senate Bill 1384, introduced by Senator Kimberly Yee, proposes the protection of student journalists by giving them rights equal to that of a US citizen. The bill states that, “A student journalist may exercise freedom of speech and freedom of the press in school-sponsored media.” This means that...

Car auctions return to Scottsdale

Car auctions return to Scottsdale

Sean Gannon, travel editor

February 14, 2017


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Barrett Jackson of Scottsdale was a car show and auction that hundreds-of-thousands of people attend each year to watch multimillion dollar cars be sold to public bidders. People and celebrities from all over the world attended this event to either bid on anything from iconic classic cars, to brand new...

Debate swirls around Trump education secretary pick

Annalee Barnett, sports editor

February 14, 2017


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Betsy DeVos, Donald Trump’s pick for Secretary of education is a highly controversial choice due to her background in school choice and the voucher system. Devos is a Republican businesswoman and education activist and is known for her position on school choice. Devos has campaigned for charter schools...

Habitat for Herpetology

Habitat for Herpetology

Annalee Barnett, sports editor

February 14, 2017


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The Phoenix Herpetological Society, a sanctuary for all reptiles, rescues animals in need, handles potential threats with the aid of scottsdale police departments, and hosts educational learning experiences. The sanctuary is available for any and all who wish to know more about the world of reptiles. “We...

Ryan Clary Kicks into his Soccer Career

Megan Walker, Staff Writer

January 20, 2017


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Ever since he started playing soccer, midfielder and senior player on the varsity soccer team, Ryan Clary, has grown up with soccer as a huge part of his life. “I’ve been playing club soccer since I was six,” said Clary, after beginning soccer, Clary jumped to playing in a club when he gained som...

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