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Using a wide variety of sounds from electric to string instruments, The Used’s new album ‘Heartwork’ is able to radiate ferocity and power. Fast drum beats, combined with screaming, add to the intensity of their tracks.,  Rating: A Photo Courtesy of Wikipedia

Listen to the emotions in ‘Heartwork’ Full of intense energy

Kyle Bayudan April 26, 2020

Scrolling through Spotify’s ‘New Releases’ section, I came across the album “Heartwork” by The Used. With skeletons surrounded by vines, a heart and accents of red, I was intrigued and decided...

Where Are They Now: Braden Sumabat

Where Are They Now: Braden Sumabat Former engineering student pursues nursing

Kyle Bayudan April 22, 2020

Almuni Braden Sumabat is currently majoring in pre-nursing at UNLV. Loading... (function(d){var js, id="pikto-embed-js", ref=d.getElementsByTagName("script")[0];if (d.getElementById(id))...

Altered posting schedule due to Spring Break

Altered posting schedule due to Spring Break Will reconvene on April 14

Kyle Bayudan April 3, 2020

Due to Spring Break, there will be an altered posting schedule. Our normal posting schedule will return on April 14. All CCSD schools are closed until April 30 and general enrichment activities will return...

2020 TikTok contest

2020 TikTok contest #ForYouPage

Kyle Bayudan April 1, 2020

Over the course of several months, TikTok has gained in popularity for teens all over the country and even the world. With funny, weird and interesting videos constantly being uploaded onto the app, we'd...

Where Are They Now: Arielle Fernandez

Where Are They Now: Arielle Fernandez Former interior design student pursues culinary

Kyle Bayudan March 26, 2020

Alumni Arielle Fernandez is currently a gourmet chef in Seattle, Washington. Loading... (function(d){var js, id="pikto-embed-js", ref=d.getElementsByTagName("script")[0];if (d.getElementById(id))...

Social media distancing

Social media distancing

Kyle Bayudan March 19, 2020

Students take to Twitter after school operations were closed by Governor Steve Sisolak. Many have been keeping themselves busy while others were looking forward to school events.

Q&A: Was it a good decision for Gov. Sisolak to cancel school through April 6 due to COVID-19?

Q&A: Was it a good decision for Gov. Sisolak to cancel school through April 6 due to COVID-19?

Kyle Bayudan March 18, 2020

After Governor Steve Sisolak cancelled school, students weigh in on whether or not it was a good decision.

Academic resources, food distribution for students

Academic resources, food distribution for students Available at select high schools

Kyle Bayudan March 16, 2020

After schools across the valley shut down, here are places that students can go to for academic and food resources.

Altered publishing schedule due to school closure

Altered publishing schedule due to school closure Will resume regular postings on April 17

Kyle Bayudan March 15, 2020

After Governor Steve Sisolak closed all schools in Nevada, there will be an altered posting schedule for the next four weeks. News stories will revolve around COVID-19 and anything else major happening...

Where Are They Now: Zhen Yu

Where Are They Now: Zhen Yu Former web design student pursues biology

Kyle Bayudan March 14, 2020

Alumni Zhen Yu is currently attending UNLV where he is studying biology. Loading... (function(d){var js, id="pikto-embed-js", ref=d.getElementsByTagName("script")[0];if (d.getElementById(id))...

School operations closed for contingency day

School operations closed for contingency day Classes will resume on March 10

Kyle Bayudan March 9, 2020

In observation of a contingency day, classes will not be held on March 9. The day off would have been utilized in case there was an unscheduled snow day.

2020 Blast from the past contest

2020 Blast from the past contest Take it back

Kyle Bayudan March 2, 2020

Congratulations Noura Bouchte! This contest is now closed. Beginning the fourth quarter, a lot has already been done in the past six months of school. Whether you're a freshman, sophomore, junior or...

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