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I dont know a ton about the current situation, but I feel as though it is only fair for King Charles III to return these realms, junior Ella Abilar said.

Q&A: Should King Charles III release the Commonwealth Realms?

Tishie Nyitray, Editor in Chief September 23, 2022
Students share their opinions on this controversial royal topic.
VIB: This weekend in Las Vegas 9/23/22

VIB: This weekend in Las Vegas 9/23/22

Tishie Nyitray, Editor in Chief September 23, 2022
Find something fun to do this weekend.

Conclusion

Jackson Bogan September 14, 2022

Generation Z. We still have a long way to go. How Gen Z chooses to engage with the world now will determine how the generation after will perceive our actions and while Generation Z has many...

Smile! It’s For A Good Cause

Madison Land September 14, 2022

With the rise of the internet and more readily accessible social media platforms, many in this generation have felt increasing numbness toward common tragedies. Social media has given countless opportunities...

Reshaping Educational and Career Pathways

Lily Gurdison and Hannah Paine September 14, 2022

University or gap year? College or apprenticeship? School in-state or out-of-state?  As more of Generation Z enters their post-high school lives, their dependency on technology and shifting attitudes...

Technology and Entertainment, It’s All A Mind Game

Crystalyn Estabillo, Gray Barranco, and Tishie Nyitray September 14, 2022

Wake up. Grab your phone. Scroll through social media for long periods of time. A typical routine for Generation Z. One of Generation Z’s defining features is the connection between social media and...

Everything wrong with Gen Z

Everything wrong with Gen Z

Juliana Borruso September 14, 2022

Gen Z comprises anyone born from the years 1997-2012. They are the generation after millennials, something they like to lord over millennials on various social media, and are the first generation to...

VIB: This weekend in Las Vegas 9/9/22

VIB: This weekend in Las Vegas 9/9/22

Ayma Malik September 9, 2022
Find something fun to do this weekend.
The first case of monkeypox has been reported at Palo Verde. After less than a month in school, a new national health emergency has reached CCSD. “Most of my friends and people at school are reacting in the same way I did,” Palo Verde Sophomore Spencer Ladd said. “Honestly it mostly became a joke among my peers.” Photo Credit: wikimedia commons

First Monkeypox Case Reported in CCSD School

Tishie Nyitray September 1, 2022
Viral infection cases rising in schools nationwide.

Teachers’ half-hopeful, half-terrified response

Juliana Borruso, Gurleen Swaich, and Julia Jauregui August 29, 2022

As the new school year approached, many teachers had a sense of uncertainty lingering around due to the grading reform policy.    Not knowing whether it was going to remain the same or change,...

The student impact

Tishie Nyitray, Rhamil Taguba, and Naila Yazdani August 29, 2022

Reeling from the COVID-19 pandemic, CCSD adopted several new grading policies for teachers to implement for a more efficient transition to in-person learning. The minimum 50% policy, suspension of punishing...