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English 9 students create podcasts

English 9 students create podcasts Project will focus on first year of high school

Amanda Masek and Jasmine Bobbins April 10, 2019

To elaborate on experiences of their freshman year, freshman students in Mr. Matthew Laporte and Mr. Michael Moore’s English classes have started a unit on podcasting and research.  Before starting...

Club preview: A look into the week of April 8

Club preview: A look into the week of April 8 Drama Club, DECA, FIDM

Amanda Masek and McKenna Thayer April 8, 2019

Drama, D-100, every Monday After Drama Club came in first place at the Lip Sync Battle, their focus has now shifted to prepare for other minor activities before the school year ends. “Currently we...

Seniors voice their opinions in the 2019 Ninth Circuit Civics Contest

Seniors voice their opinions in the 2019 Ninth Circuit Civics Contest Defining privacy in the digital age

Amanda Masek March 27, 2019

Instead of a class project, seniors in Mr. Joseph Juliano's Honors U.S. Government classes are entering the 2019 Ninth Circuit Civics Contest contest. Students may choose between an essay or video to address...

Seven Web, Gaming girls earn NCWIT awards

Seven Web, Gaming girls earn NCWIT awards Ceremony held to congratulate winners

Amanda Masek March 11, 2019

Being recognized for their hard work in technology, students in Ms. Denise Snow’s Web Design and Mr. Terry Lively's Video Game Design classes received awards and scholarships from the National Center...

PODCAST: The modern day spies

PODCAST: The modern day spies Alexa, are you spying on me?

Amanda Masek and Jasmine Bobbins March 6, 2019

Amazon Alexa, Google Home and smartphones–are they tuning into our every day conversations? On this episode of Coyote Talks, we’ll be talking about conspiracy theories; specifically, a popular one...

Club preview: A look into the week of March 4

Club preview: A look into the week of March 4 FCCLA, HOSA, StuCo

Amanda Masek March 1, 2019

FCCLA, D-106, Every 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month In preparation for state competition, students in Fashion and Interior design are beginning to wrap up their final touches to ensure their projects...

An Hour In ... Fashion Design

An Hour In … Fashion Design Clothing lines made for capstone

Amanda Masek February 15, 2019

Seniors in Fashion Design give insight as to what they are doing for their capstone project. This year, students have to make their own clothing line all from scratch.

An Hour In ... Physical Education

An Hour In … Physical Education Rain caused students to have a free day

Amanda Masek January 21, 2019

Considering the fact that it almost never rains in Vegas, students in Physical Education had a day to come up with what to do or choose out of the limited activities that was available to them, all while...

We The People prepares for annual competition

‘We The People’ prepares for annual competition 25 different teams participating

Amanda Masek December 12, 2018

With only two more days left to prepare, students dive into their fourth consecutive We The People competition. Joseph Juliano's AP Government class are almost ready for their competition against  Sierra...

Chess Club maintains winning streak

Chess Club maintains winning streak Competing against Liberty next Tuesday

Shareen Basyari and Amanda Masek November 30, 2018

The Chess Club continued their undefeated winning streak after clinching a victory against Silverado High School with a score of 5-0 at Monday's match. "Last year was one of our best years, besides...

An Hour in ... Culinary

An Hour in … Culinary Preparing for Open House

Amanda Masek November 28, 2018

Prior to Open House starting, juniors and seniors in Culinary prepared pastries and snacks for guests who attended.

Self-portraits will reflect futures in Graphic Design I

Self-portraits will reflect futures in Graphic Design I Assignment will take one month to complete

Amanda Masek November 15, 2018

Engaging in a project to address worldwide or local issues that they think need to be changed, students in Mr. Jeffrey Ball’s Graphic Design I class are sharing what they want their future to look like...

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