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Southwest Shadow

Southwest Shadow

Southwest Shadow

Applications now being accepted for cafeteria workers

Applications now being accepted for cafeteria workers

Jackelyn Romo
April 26, 2018
The cafeteria is now hiring students to work the registers.
English classes perform Shakespeare’s plays

English classes perform Shakespeare’s plays

Jackelyn Romo
April 5, 2018
Students in English 12 are reenacting Shakespeare’s play, 12th night, while using costumes and props to add their own creative twist.
Collaborative PBL between English 11 and Physics classes begin

Collaborative PBL between English 11 and Physics classes begin

Jackelyn Romo
March 21, 2018
Juniors in Mr. Davis and Mr. Waddington's class are collaborating to do a English and Physics based PBL.
Adoption: a life changing process

Adoption: a life changing process

Jackelyn Romo and Cosette Zielinski
November 15, 2017
Here is an insight into those who were adopted.
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.
An Hour In ... AP Human Geo Field Trip

An Hour In … AP Human Geo Field Trip

Jackelyn Romo
December 1, 2016
AP Human Geography takes a field trip to see Native American artifacts.
Excited to perform her first phlebotomy, junior Paulina Grijalva takes her time as she prepares the equipment. She steps up to the counter and gets ready to draw some blood. When I got to work, with the phlebotomy arm it was definitely mind blowing, Grijalva said. I was extremely excited to actually be practicing this at such a young age. It helps me realize that I really want to do this for the rest of my life as a career.

An Hour In … Medical Assisting

Jackelyn Romo
November 2, 2016
Medical Assisting students got to work with blood and urine samples for lab tests.
All inked up

All inked up

Jackelyn Romo
October 27, 2016
The stigma of the tattoo isn't what it used to be.
An Hour With . . . New teachers

An Hour With . . . New teachers

Jackelyn Romo
September 23, 2016
Meet new teachers at our school and learn what they did in past jobs.
No mission too difficult, no sacrifice too great

No mission too difficult, no sacrifice too great

Jackelyn Romo
May 21, 2016
Take a look at the perspective of life from the eyes of military children.
After many hours of working on their website, freshmen Brittny Mikhaiel and Jayda Poblete are presenting to their class. There site focused on the 12 astrology signs and showing the reader all about the signs. Our website was on astrology, Poblete said. We created separate pages describing each of the 12 signs and our index page contained a chart to figure our your sign. The links were included in the index, as well as pictures explaining random interesting facts about the signs. It took us about two and a half weeks to finish our astrology website.

An Hour In … Business Software Applications

Jackelyn Romo
February 19, 2016
Business Software Applications is a common class that all students must take.