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Covid-free Summer Contest 2022

Covid-free Summer Contest 2022

Julia Jauregui May 2, 2022

We are so close to the finish line. Despite the stress of final exams, AP tests, transferring college credits and for seniors, the mixed emotions of stepping on stage for graduation, this is our first...

Spring Break Contest 2022

Spring Break Contest 2022

Julia Jauregui April 5, 2022
Enter the second to last contest of the year!
Outdoors in March Contest 2022

‘Outdoors in March’ Contest 2022

Julia Jauregui March 3, 2022

The heat is slowly rising, we're putting our winter clothes away and bringing out our summer outfits. It's the perfect time to venture outside without it being too hot and visit national parks, the beach,...

Love is in the Air Contest 2022

Love is in the Air Contest 2022

Julia Jauregui February 7, 2022
Stores are slowly stocking up Valentine-themed gifts, so many of us are torn with the idea of, "Do I have a Valentine?"
2022 New Year, New Me Contest

2022 New Year, New Me Contest

Julia Jauregui January 6, 2022
It's 2022 and it's time for the first contest of the year.
Perfect Day Contest 2021

Perfect Day Contest 2021

Julia Jauregui December 4, 2021
The Southwest Shadow would like to know your perfect Winter day. 
Thanksgiving Dinner Contest 2021

Thanksgiving Dinner Contest 2021

Julia Jauregui November 4, 2021
Thanksgiving is slowly coming up and we'd like to know your favorite traditional foods.
2021 Halloween Costume Contest

2021 Halloween Costume Contest

Julia Jauregui October 1, 2021
We would like to know your Halloween costume ideas.
September Friends Contest

September Friends Contest

Julia Jauregui September 1, 2021

In a school setting, having friends is one of the most important things that will help us survive high school. Not to mention, having peers might make school more enjoyable. The year has just just begun,...

2021 Back to the Future Contest

2021 Back to the Future Contest

Julia Jauregui August 27, 2021

Students have learned virtually for almost two years. It's a big deal that this time around, we are returning to in-person learning. While masks are still put in place as well as social distancing measures,...

2021 Road to Summer Contest

2021 Road to Summer Contest

Julia Jauregui May 1, 2021
We'd love to know your upcoming summer plans.
2021 Sweet Tooth Contest

2021 Sweet Tooth Contest

Julia Jauregui April 8, 2021
We ask students their favorite dessert spot as the heat is slowly rising.