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Draw My Shadow: Aubrey Earley

Draw My Shadow: Aubrey Earley

Elise Chan, Staff Writer
November 17, 2022
Junior Aubrey Earley shares her experiences with pole vaulting
Throughout the duration of the unit, junior Ilani Miron is confident in her comprehension of what the story is about. The students started reading the play in the month of November. “The play is about the Salem Witch Trials how certain people were counted as witches in the town of Salem Massachusetts,” Miron said.

An Hour In…English

Yaritzza Montenegro, Staff Writer
November 10, 2022
Reading aloud in class, students in English 11 begin analyzing "The Crucible."
Where Are They Now: Xena Miranda

Where Are They Now: Xena Miranda

Kailie Sicolo, Staff Writer
November 10, 2022
Take a look into Class of 2017 graduate Xena Miranda's life.
Infographic: Student Guide To Finding A Job

Infographic: Student Guide To Finding A Job

Paizley Swaney, Staff Writer
November 9, 2022
Learn the tips of finding a job manageable with your busy schedule.
Using coding as a creative outlet, senior Austin Brigida lives life with autism spectrum disorder. Brigida found ways to live life just like other students. “I truly believe that Austin is where he is today because of his hard work and the combined efforts of his therapists, teachers and family,” mother Tracy Brigida said.

Living On The Spectrum: Meet Austin Brigida

Kylie Dacquel, Staff Writer
November 7, 2022
Ready to graduate, Austin has shown perseverance throughout his four years of high school.
Where Are They Now: Janessa Montenegro

Where Are They Now: Janessa Montenegro

Kailie Sicolo, Staff Writer
November 4, 2022
Take a look into Class of 2017 graduate Janessa Montenegro's life.
An Hour In... Graphic Design I

An Hour In… Graphic Design I

Kailie Sicolo, Staff Writer
November 4, 2022
Using Adobe Photoshop, students in Jennifer Gonzalez's Graphic Design l class create infographics based on their favorite movies/TV shows.
Talking one-on-one with Irene Bustamante Adams

Talking one-on-one with Irene Bustamante Adams

Tishie Nyitray, Editor in Chief
November 3, 2022
Learn more about Clark County Board of Trustees hopeful Irene Bustamante Adams.
DRAW MY SHADOW: PAYSON ROWE

DRAW MY SHADOW: PAYSON ROWE

Emmanuel Miranda, Staff Writer
November 3, 2022
Freshman Payson Rowe shares his experiences with cross-country
Infographic: Where do people get their news?

Infographic: Where do people get their news?

Shayna Migalang, Staff Writer
November 2, 2022
With an increase in technology usage, more people are using the internet to get their regular dose of news.
Holiday Traditions Contest 2022

Holiday Traditions Contest 2022

Hannah Paine, Social Media Editor
November 2, 2022
The holidays are coming up and we would like to know your favorite traditions.
Cultural appropriation has always been an issue for many years. In recent years, the use of social media has shed more light on the issue during Halloween, making more people aware of the problem of insensitive costumes.

The Problem With Culturally Insensitive Costumes

Elise Chan, Staff Writer
October 31, 2022
Costumes are one of the biggest parts of Halloween, but any good-intentioned outfit can send the wrong message.