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DRAW MY SHADOW: Casey Joseph

DRAW MY SHADOW: Casey Joseph

Charli Gisi
February 22, 2020
A look into the future of senior Casey Joseph.
INFOGRAPHIC: Anti-Valentines day facts

INFOGRAPHIC: Anti-Valentine’s day facts

Charli Gisi
February 14, 2020
Valentine's Day isn't always the happy celebration everyone makes it out to be. Here are some not-so happy facts about this holiday.
PODCAST: Pros, cons of cancel culture

PODCAST: Pros, cons of cancel culture

Cancel culture has become a large part of our society with social media taking over our phones. Everyone can be canceled over anything.
INFOGRAPHIC: Kobe Bryants greatest moments

INFOGRAPHIC: Kobe Bryant’s greatest moments

Charli Gisi
January 30, 2020
Following the recent passing of NBA star Kobe Bryant, here are some of his great achievements he earned during his lifetime.
SATIRE: Being single is not my destiny

SATIRE: Being single is not my destiny

Charli Gisi
May 9, 2019

Prom is coming up and I’m already seeing promposals left and right. All the romance is making me wonder–why don't I have a boyfriend? I’m too perfect I guess. My interesting fashion sense and ever-changing...

Activate your career interests through Future Farmers of America

Activate your career interests through Future Farmers of America

Although FFA does not have a chapter on campus, students have other options on learning agricultural skills they’ll need in the future.
Teams rally up for Coyote Games

Teams rally up for Coyote Games

Shareen Basyari and Charli Gisi
February 27, 2019
Coyote Games returns March 4 to March 8. Teams will compete in various games to earn points, the top four teams will play during a school-wide assembly.
An Hour In ... Dental Science II

An Hour In … Dental Science II

Charli Gisi
February 20, 2019
Board games were created to help students learn vocabulary.
Interns now being hired for CTE related positions

Interns now being hired for CTE related positions

Charli Gisi
January 30, 2019

Applications for the Summer Business Institute’s summer internship program are now being accepted. "Students will experience what it is like working for a boss, working with co-workers, having deadlines,...

PODCAST: Behind the wheel for the first time

PODCAST: Behind the wheel for the first time

Charli Gisi and Alyx Beeten
November 29, 2018

On this episode of Coyote Talks, we’ll be talking about teen driving and why safety is the most important to keep in mind when siting behind the wheel. Hosted by Alyx Beeten and Charli Gisi.

Midterm Election day to occur on Nov. 6

Midterm Election day to occur on Nov. 6

Although many students cannot vote, they can remain politically active and impact the communities ideas.
Love in the time of social media

Love in the time of social media

From mutual internet friends to their wedding days, meeting online has become a social norm for many students and teachers alike.
Sophomores engage in year-long project on continents

Sophomores engage in year-long project on continents

Charli Gisi, Grinesa Bajrami, and Madison White
October 16, 2018
Sophomores in Thur’s World History classes are doing projects where each class is assigned a specific continent to research throughout the year.
BREAKING NEWS: Professional Academy Wins PA vs. DA Flag Football Game

BREAKING NEWS: Professional Academy Wins PA vs. DA Flag Football Game

Charli Gisi and Grinesa Bajrami
October 12, 2018
This year's annual PA vs DA homecoming game ended with Professional Academy winning.
‘The Greatest Showman’ chosen for annual movie night

‘The Greatest Showman’ chosen for annual movie night

Charli Gisi and Grinesa Bajrami
September 27, 2018
‘The Greatest Showman’ chosen for the annual fall movie night on Friday.
Power shut down occurring this weekend

Power shut down occurring this weekend

Cosette Zielinski, Charli Gisi, and McKenna Thayer
September 21, 2018
To get the portables running, the schools power will be cut on Saturday. Prescheduled activities have been moved to another weekend.
Previous Fashion Design teacher takes over Interior Design program

Previous Fashion Design teacher takes over Interior Design program

Charli Gisi and Grinesa Bajrami
August 24, 2018
Shannon Sheldon switches from teaching Fashion to teaching Interior Design.
Open gym returns after three year absence

Open gym returns after three year absence

Charli Gisi
April 5, 2018
Campus security monitor Coach Mack has taken on the advisory role.
Assembly wraps up third annual Coyote Olympics

Assembly wraps up third annual Coyote Olympics

Charli Gisi
March 16, 2018
For the third annual Coyote Olympics, four teams compete for first place. Performances by Cheer, Poly, and Drama Club were featured in between games.
Privilege walk activity in English 10

Privilege walk activity in English 10

Charli Gisi
February 20, 2018
Students were challenged to consider the additional benefits they experience on a daily basis.
Students, administration plan gifts for National School Counselors Week

Students, administration plan gifts for National School Counselors Week

Charli Gisi
February 7, 2018
National School Counselors week is to recognize the hard work put in by the counselors. Students and staff are able to give gifts to the counselors.
Biology students study people’s habits

Biology students study people’s habits

Charli Gisi
January 29, 2018
Freshmen biology students are conducting a research to get a better understanding about alleles.
An Hour In ... Game Night

An Hour In … Game Night

Charli Gisi
January 18, 2018
Game night allowed students to have a friendly competition with one another.
Living life in my own bubble

Living life in my own bubble

Charli Gisi
December 1, 2017
Living my life inside my room isn't all that bad.
An Hour In ... Dental Science I

An Hour In … Dental Science I

Charli Gisi
October 26, 2017
Dental Science I students learned the proper way to floss.
Slideshow: Spirit Week

Slideshow: Spirit Week

Charli Gisi
October 13, 2017
Students participated in the annual Homecoming Spirit Days.

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