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Infographic: Tips to Cut Down on Technology Usage

Infographic: Tips to Cut Down on Technology Usage

September 28, 2022
In a society that is heavily dependent on technology, these tips can help students find alternatives to only using technology.
AN HOUR IN... FASHION II

AN HOUR IN… FASHION II

Hannah Paine, Social Media Editor September 27, 2022
Working on their most intense project yet, Fashion II students encounter challenges and come up with future solutions.
SOUTHWEST SHADOW ASKS: GABRIEL VILLACRUCIS

SOUTHWEST SHADOW ASKS: GABRIEL VILLACRUCIS

Emmanuel Miranda, Staff Writer September 23, 2022
Find out some fun facts about junior Gabriel Villacrucis.
Contorting her body in the air, sophomore Zoey Henson strikes several dance trapeze poses. Henson says it takes a ton of core and upper body strength to successfully execute a trick. “You don’t need outside practice, but it is good to have. I used to go twice a week for six hours total, so I built a lot of strength from that,” Henson said. (Photo Credits: Zoey Henson)

Astounding Aerialist: Meet Zoey Henson

Shayna Migalang, Staff Writer September 22, 2022
Sophomore Zoey Henson has been executing aerial circus performances since elementary school.
Where Are They Now: Mikaly Meily

Where Are They Now: Mikaly Meily

Jianna Aganon September 22, 2022
Take a look into Class of 2014's Mikaly Meily's life.
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...

Fall Spirit Contest 2022

Fall Spirit Contest 2022

Hannah Paine, Social Media Editor September 12, 2022
Enter this month's contest for a chance to win!
The marshmallow challenge is an activity COM101 teacher Henry Evans organizes each school year, as skills utilized often apply to speeches given throughout the semester. “Public speaking is not easy, but its made a little easier when you engage in friendly activities with the people youll be presenting your speeches to,“ Evans said. Photo Credit: Ashley Harris

An Hour in … COM101

Ashley Harris, News and Features Editor August 29, 2022
To start the year, students practiced teamwork with a building exercise.

SOUTHWEST SHADOW ASKS: Luke Gil

Tishie Nyitray August 25, 2022
Find out some fun facts about junior Luke Gil.
Successful School Contest 2022

Successful School Contest 2022

August 15, 2022
Enter the first contest of the 2022-2023 school year!
2022 Senior Goodbyes

2022 Senior Goodbyes

Gurleen Swaich May 31, 2022
It's been a long journey, but now it's time to say goodbye.
Fashion Styles: Then vs. Now

Fashion Styles: Then vs. Now

Alyssa Rose May 10, 2022
Fashion changes on a whim: check out these shifts from the 1980s to today