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Southwest Shadow

Southwest Shadow

Southwest Shadow

Service with a woof

Service with a ‘woof’

Alexis Drevetzki
May 24, 2017
Stephanie Gerken has years of experience training service dogs, and has crafted her own programs.
Stepping off the field

Stepping off the field

Jackelyn Romo and Alexis Drevetzki
March 22, 2017
How student athletes recover from injuries and return to their sport.
No meat, no problem

No meat, no problem

Jackelyn Romo and Alexis Drevetzki
February 3, 2017
Meet students who are vegetarian, vegan and pescetarian.
Can’t stand the heat, don’t stay in the . . . music festival?

Can’t stand the heat, don’t stay in the . . . music festival?

Althea Gevero and Alexis Drevetzki
September 23, 2016
Summer music festivals attract thousands of attendees--and result in hundreds of heat-related emergencies.
Being politically active as a teenager

Being politically active as a teenager

Migi Contreras and Alexis Drevetzki
March 2, 2016
Being under 18 does not limit your voice in American politics.
The empire called Disney

The empire called Disney

Migi Contreras and Alexis Drevetzki
January 29, 2016
Learn about the empire Disney has built with the acquisition of major media companies.
Struggle is real: Deciding life after high school

Struggle is real: Deciding life after high school

Migi Contreras and Alexis Drevetzki
January 4, 2016
There are many options to consider when deciding to go to college; some matter more than others.
An Hour In ... World History

An Hour In … World History

Alexis Drevetzki
November 10, 2015
Find out what students were doing to prepare for presentations.
Video: Technology In the Classroom

Video: Technology In the Classroom

September 9, 2015
Students were taught that phones are more than just a distraction.
Video: Robotics Class introduced

Video: Robotics Class introduced

September 8, 2015
A new elective has been added starting in the 2015-2016 school year.
Due to the implementation of Nevadas new law to prevent truancy, a student declared a habitual truant may have their license suspended anywhere from 30 days to six months.
 Photo Credit: Alexis Drevetzki

New truancy law adds steps to acquiring drivers license

January 22, 2015
With over 120,000 truants in Clark County in the past year, Nevada has enacted a law that will suspend the license of habitual truants.