This contest is now closed. Congratulations to Kendall Cain!

2016 was notorious to some for having tragic events occur–while some had a great year, others did not. To sum up your feelings, describe your experience with 2016 in three words.


  • Entries must be school appropriate.
  • Comment on this post with three words that describe your personal feelings regarding 2016.
  • Students must log-in to comment (make sure your username is your first and last name).
  • The winner will be chosen randomly by the staff of the Southwest Shadow. Entries will close on Feb. 1 at 1 a.m.

Prize: Starbucks gift card

  • Kendall Cain


  • Amal Youssouf

    Lets never again

  • Justin Martin


  • Keane Pimentel

    Living Like Larry

  • Noah Tanele

    No L Taken

  • Thomas Pham

    lesson was learned

  • Koichi Aton

    Expect the unexpected

  • Aaron Raffick Sahibjohn

    Meme-filled. Adventurous. Lit

  • Alyssa Del Rosario

    Realization, Strength, and Disappointment.

  • Valentine

    It was thrilling

  • Srisushanth Vadlamudi

    Could’ve been better

  • Isaac Joseph Potter

    Mariah Carey’s Performance

  • David Brewer

    Angry Sad Happy