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Students Compete in Fashion Forward Competition

Travis McGinnis and Chase Paine
November 21, 2023
Using sustainable materials, Fashion students are making fanny packs.

Trunk Or Treat Returns

Travis McGinnis and Ayma Malik
November 3, 2023
Featuring a haunted house, face painting, candy, and more, Trunk or Treat returns for the second year in a row.

Life is Beautiful Celebrates 10th Aniversary

Travis McGinnis and Kathryn Peterson
October 19, 2023
Filled with vibrant music, delectable food, and party spirits, Life is Beautiful celebrates it's 10th Anniversary.

Coyote Congress Influences School Spirit

Travis McGinnis, Shadow Files Editor
October 3, 2023
Attend Coyote Congress to learn about upcoming school events.


Travis McGinnis and Kathryn Peterson
September 29, 2023
The Punk Rock Museum is dedicated to the respective music genre and features years of historical artifacts.


Travis McGinnis and Kathryn Peterson
September 22, 2023
Freshmen earn their CPR certification in Health.

‘Battle Bots Destruct-a-thon’ Inspires Young Engineers

Travis McGinnis and Ellie Lakatos
September 8, 2023
Clashing, clanging, robot parts flying, Battle Bots is a sight to behold.

Stoney’s Prom Finally ‘Sees the Light’

Close to 500 students attended the event at this new venue.

LVMPD meets with parents to share dangers of social media

Ellie Lakatos and Travis McGinnis
April 4, 2023
Parents learn about the potential dangers of online behaviors

Program Classes Swapping Rooms

Ellie Lakatos and Travis McGinnis
March 3, 2023
Learn about why Teaching and Training and Fashion Design are swapping rooms.

STUCO Hosts Pie Palooza

Ellie Lakatos and Travis McGinnis
February 14, 2023
Learn about the Pie-A-Teacher Palooza that raised over $300.

‘Girls In Tech’ Promotes Stem Careers

Ellie Lakatos and Travis McGinnis
January 31, 2023
Inspiring new choices for careers, middle school girls took part in a variety of tech workshops.

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