5 cheap Christmas gifts for under $20
These gifts for your friends are helpful to your wallet.
Upperclassmen participate in school recruitment PBL, freshmen attempt math equation challenge
Winter PBL was held on Dec. 15 and 16.
Winter Editorial Cartoon Contest
Submit a winter or holiday related cartoon for a chance to be featured on the Southwest Shadow!
Student Council sets ‘Winter Week’ spirit dress up days
Student Council's "Winter Week" will begin on Dec. 15 and conclude on Dec. 19.
Festive financial funk
Acquiring a seasonal job teaches many lessons.

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Each program area set up models and  activities for visitors to participate in to get an insight of each program. Visitors experienced hands-on activities such as getting their blood pressure taken and creating binary code bracelets. "We wanted to showcase CPR because it's something we thought they would be interested in and maybe entice them to be in our program," senior Joseph Bisacky said.
Photo Credit: Acel Soriano

Open house hosted for eighth grade recruitment

December 18, 2014 at 7:06 pm

The annual open house was hosted on Dec. 17 for visitors to tour the campus.

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5 cheap Christmas gifts for under $20

5 cheap Christmas gifts for under $20

December 17, 2014 at 1:29 pm

These gifts for your friends are helpful to your wallet.

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Illustration: Andrea Galvan

Editorial Cartoon

December 12, 2014 at 2:30 pm

This week, Andrea encourages the female student body to learn more about coding.

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Self reflection can be a critical step in self discovery.
Photo Credit: Summer Thomad

A Guide to Self Discovery

December 17, 2014 at 7:11 pm

Finding yourself often requires you to dig deep and try new things; here are some ideas on making the journey of self discovery easier.

  • Not having a job around the holiday season can lead to stress-related reactions. Luckily, when in financial hardship, a hand-made gift is also an option.
Photo Credit: Alex Nedelcu
    Festive financial funk

    Acquiring a seasonal job teaches many lessons.

    December 11, 2014 at 5:20 pm
  • In a world where erasing memories is as easy as the click of a mouse, how many of our experiences would we compromise? 
Photo Credit: Summer Thomad
    Are you better off?

    Unpleasant memories and bad experiences undoubtedly leave a mark on our lives; however, it is up to us to see them as lessons, rather than regrets.

    December 10, 2014 at 7:36 pm

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“Quip” provides a facile way to connect with others and share documents and files. 
Grade: B
Photo Courtesy of Quip

‘Quip’ a downgraded ‘Google Docs’

December 18, 2014 at 6:35 pm

A decent app but too similar to “Google Drive.’

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The Outlook, Episode 29

The Outlook, Episode 29

November 26, 2014 at 9:10 pm

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

  • The Outlook, Episode 28
    The Outlook, Episode 28

    This episode focuses on homecoming week.

    October 30, 2014 at 9:17 pm
  • 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.

    October 10, 2014 at 8:47 pm