News

VIDEO: Seniors continue crown decorating tradition

VIDEO: Seniors continue crown decorating tradition

Seniors expressed their individuality with decorated senior crowns.

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VIDEO: Clubs hold fair during lunch

VIDEO: Clubs hold fair during lunch

During lunch, many clubs took the opportunity to show students what their organizations are all about.

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Administration expands student drop-off to south parking lot

Administration expands student drop-off to south parking lot

The 2015-2016 school year introduces the southern faculty parking lot as an available drop-off area for students.

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VIDEO: Students represent SWCTA at school board event

VIDEO: Students represent SWCTA at school board event

Southwest CTA alumni paid a visit to Inside Education to showcase what they learned during their time in Broadcast Journalism.

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Math instructor Grace Chang accepts marriage proposal, resigns from position

Math instructor Grace Chang accepts marriage proposal, resigns from position

Ms. Grace Chang will be returning home to Tahiti to marry Rocky Hunter, leaving an open position for a new instructor to teach her math course.

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VIDEO: Class of 2016 celebrates annual Senior Sunrise

VIDEO: Class of 2016 celebrates annual Senior Sunrise

The Class of 2015 started their last school year with the annual Senior Sunrise.

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Features

Playing for his dream: Meet Colby Ceniza

Playing for his dream: Meet Colby Ceniza

Senior Colby Ceniza plays football and has dreams of continuing his career into college.

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Most experienced teacher in the district: Meet Mr. John Perri

Most experienced teacher in the district: Meet Mr. John Perri

Mr. Perri has been a teacher for over four and a half decades, and through the years he has amassed many memorable experiences.

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2,700 enrolled attendees gather at JEA, NSPA “Stories Elevated” conference

2,700 enrolled attendees gather at JEA, NSPA “Stories Elevated” conference

Approximately 2,700 enrolled attendees gathered at the 2015 JEA and NSPA “Stories Elevated” conference in Denver, Colo.

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Colorado State Capitol Building houses legislation

Colorado State Capitol Building houses legislation

Find out how Colorado’s laws are formed, rectified and applied.

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Dedicated and Record Breaking Swimmer: Meet Haris Kurtagic

Dedicated and Record Breaking Swimmer: Meet Haris Kurtagic

Freshman Haris Kurtagic is a record breaking swimmer who aspires to be part of the U.S. Olympic Swim Team.

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The curious case of Las Vegas sports

The curious case of Las Vegas sports

Las Vegas has had it’s fair share of trouble trying to bring professional sports here and keeping what teams we have.

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America’s Got Talent Auditioner: Meet Aundie Soriano

Senior Aundie Soriano auditioned for the TV show “America’s Got Talent” to pursue her dream of singing.

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A&A Adventures: The Color Run

A&A Adventures: The Color Run

This week Althea and Alexis tackle the Happiest 5k on the planet.

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An Eagle’s Ascent: Meet Jace Scholes

An Eagle’s Ascent: Meet Jace Scholes

Scholes’ commitment to the Boy Scouts fosters a variety of skills and benefits that align with his love of nature.

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Opinion

Editorial Cartoon

Editorial Cartoon

In this week’s cartoon, Gabi reflects on the United States’ renewed relationship with Cuba, which was marked by a special flag ceremony at the Embassy in Havana.

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EDITORIAL: Combating RFRAs and their right to discriminate

EDITORIAL: Combating RFRAs and their right to discriminate

“Religious Freedom Restoration Acts” need to be eliminated not only in Nevada, but nationwide as well.

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Editorial Cartoon

Editorial Cartoon

This week, Andrea has something very important to ask her special someone.

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Editorial Cartoon

Editorial Cartoon

Amanda categorizes the current emotions of the Class of 2015.

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Who won?

Who won?

Teens who still watch the Oscars are becoming more scarce.

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Editorial Cartoon

Editorial Cartoon

People have been talking about awards shows recently on social media.

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Columnists

Satire: Preparation? A preposterous pain

Satire: Preparation? A preposterous pain

Summer is ending and the stress is piling: it’s time to get ready for another year of Instagram likes and Twitter follower count. This guide for preparing for school will guarantee an expulsion before you can ask for AP lunch.

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Sing the Changes

Sing the Changes

Life is rapidly changing in a variety of ways; coping and adjusting to these new experiences can be just as exciting as it is scary.

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Embracing Vulnerability

Embracing Vulnerability

Repressing vulnerable emotions is a common practice in society; however, getting in touch with my vulnerabilities can be beneficial in a variety of ways.

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Selling myself: surviving the interview process

Selling myself: surviving the interview process

Interviews can be one of the most stressful parts of a responsibility, meaning they should be approached with some level of intuition.

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Nice Sleep If You Can Get It

Nice Sleep If You Can Get It

High schools should be required to start at 8:30 a.m. or later in order to ensure that teenagers are getting enough sleep.

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School: A place of education, socializing and . . . segregation?

School: A place of education, socializing and . . . segregation?

For transgender students, selecting which bathroom to utilize can be a daunting task with the implication of a new district wide bill.

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Fitness: An uplifting lifestyle

Fitness: An uplifting lifestyle

In addition to physical developments, working out teaches me how to be resourceful and analytical.

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Never truly a farewell

Never truly a farewell

Four years and one college decision later, I am writing my farewell column with great excitement, in the heart of my college city.

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Outgrowing indecision

Outgrowing indecision

Indecision proves to be an ongoing struggle I have yet to overcome.

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Play/Taste/Hear

‘Evernote’ best for the manic organizer

‘Evernote’ best for the manic organizer

While “Evernote” offers multiple options and levels of organization that impressively sync across different devices, the app is best for those who will take advantage of all it has to offer.

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More than just ‘Another One’

More than just ‘Another One’

Returning to the indie scene with his mini-LP, Mac DeMarco enters new territory, but makes it his own with an iconic, vintage approach.

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‘Leoné Café’ more than a coffeehouse

‘Leoné Café’ more than a coffeehouse

Located in Tivoli Village, Leoné café has a wide variety of options on their menu, though their specialty is piping hot coffee drinks and the occasional pastry.

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All the right ‘Intentions’

All the right ‘Intentions’

Local soul singer Brittany Rose McKay creates a heart-to-heart experience with her new EP “Intentions.”

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Slash rejuvenates rock n’ roll with hit album ‘World on Fire’

Slash rejuvenates rock n’ roll with hit album ‘World on Fire’

A respected rocker injects energy and power into the vein of modern music.

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All in one ‘CloudMagic Email’

All in one ‘CloudMagic Email’

Check all of your e-mails from different accounts in ‘CloudMagic Email’, an app with moderate coordination and handy unification.

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Find your ‘PATHZ’

Find your ‘PATHZ’

Complete over a hundred roads to uncover the story of the path—from the laughably simple to the satisfyingly complex.

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Put your conscience to the test with ‘Contra’

Put your conscience to the test with ‘Contra’

Set your mind in motion with “Contra,” the single-handed debate unit.

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The Outlook

The Outlook, Episode 35

The Outlook, Episode 35

Taking a look at staying safe on the Internet.

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The Outlook, Episode 33

The Outlook, Episode 33

Several events around school are showcased during this episode.

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The Outlook, Episode 31

The Outlook, Episode 31

This is our special holiday edition of The Outlook.

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The Outlook, Episode 30

The Outlook, Episode 30

In this special edition of The Outlook, we take an in-depth look at “The Hour of Code.”

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The Outlook, Episode 29

The Outlook, Episode 29

This episode includes former student serving in military and new magnet programs.

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The Outlook, Episode 27

The Outlook, Episode 27

School’s from across CCSD were invited to a high-school preview of this year’s Frightdome at Circus Circus Hotel & Casino.

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