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The Voice of Cactus Shadows High School

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The Voice of Cactus Shadows High School

The CS Press

The Voice of Cactus Shadows High School

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Superbowl features popular throwback hip-hop and rap artists from the ’90s

Jacob Godicz, staff writer March 7, 2022

The 2022 Superbowl halftime show was performed by Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, 50 cent, Eminem, Mary J. Blige and Kendrick Lamar at So-Fi Stadium on February 13th. The show started with Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg...

Artistic expression.	 Francesca Douglas painting titled ‘Dance of the Betta’ is featured in last years Literary Magazine

Artist Francesca Douglas showcases her creativity

Cait Bunkers, guest writer March 7, 2022

Francesca Douglas is an up-and-coming artist who dabbles in multiple styles, expanding her creativity. “I have loved doing art since I was in elementary school, but it wasn’t until high school that...

The Oscars return to honor movies released in 2021

Paul Wernes, travel editor March 7, 2022

The 94th academy awards take place at Dolby Theaters at the Hollywood and Highland Center. On Sunday, March 27, the Oscars will be honoring movies released in 2021. There are 23 categories with five...

Insane Clown Posse makes a comeback

David Lane, news editor March 7, 2022

Insane Clown Posse released their seventh song EP titled, Wicked Vic, on February 17. As well as dropping a new record, the band also, once again, held an annual festival in Tucson during the weekend after...

In the spotlight.	 Seniors Kelsey Casas, Audrey Phipps, and Brooke Kilgore perform on stage to ‘Dancing Queen’ by ABBA.

Drama club puts on spring musical ‘Mamma Mia!’

Claire Geare, editor-in-chief March 7, 2022

The Shadowbox Player’s production of Mamma Mia!, the jukebox musical based on the songs of ABBA, continues into next weekend on the 10th, 11th, and 12th at the Fine Arts Center. Mamma Mia! is a light...

‘Smiling Friends’ on HBO is well worth the watch

Claire Geare, editor-in-chief March 7, 2022

‘Smiling Friends,’ created by well known internet artists Zach Hadel and Michael Cusack, is an adult animated television series that premiered January 10 on Adult Swim. The series follows two employees...

Getting educated.	 Hoveeg Boyadjian gives his Pre-calculus class a lesson on graphing functions.

Hoveeg Boyadjian: a student favorite

Paul Wernes, travel editor March 7, 2022

Hoveeg Boyadjian, better known as Mr. B, is a well liked math teacher at Cactus Shadows High School. He started off his teaching career at Mathnasium, which is an American education brand and supplemental...

‘The Weeknd’ releases ’80s inspired album

Jacob Godicz, staff writer February 10, 2022

Abel “The Weeknd” Tesfaye’s fifth album, Dawn FM released January 7th. The album features Lil’ Wayne, Tyler, The Creator, Quincey Jones, and Jim Carrey. Abel took a new direction to the album,...

Small band, but big sound

Johnathan Geare, creeker editor February 10, 2022

Consisting of only 27 students, the Cactus Shadows band is one of the smallest classes on campus. Despite the small size, the band is one of the most frequently performing fine arts groups on campus, performing...

Minecraft drops new update with more caves and mobs

Judy Silva, food editor February 10, 2022

On November 30th, a new Minecraft update was released, and it’s audience had mixed reviews. “I like playing Minecraft because I can be as creative as I want to be and play with my friends,” said...

Engines Ready. A student modified car gets ready for a evening drive

Students add modification to cars

Jaden Lea, tech editor February 10, 2022

Car modifications are becoming more popular amongst students due to the enjoyment and community that grows through a passion for cars, and aftermarket parts. There are a plethora of modifications that...

Spider-Man: No Way Home becomes a hit sensation

Peyton Marinelli, spotlight editor February 10, 2022

The plot of Spider-Man: No Way Home starts with Spider-Man, Peter Parker, identity being revealed by Mysterio. Peter Parker then seeks help from Dr. Strange for a spell in hopes of everything going back...

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