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Southwest Shadow

All content by Charli Gisi
DRAW MY SHADOW: Casey Joseph

DRAW MY SHADOW: Casey Joseph

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

INFOGRAPHIC: Anti-Valentine’s day facts

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

February 7, 2020
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

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

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

April 26, 2019
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

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

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

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

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

November 2, 2018
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

October 30, 2018
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

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

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

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

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

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

April 5, 2018
Campus security monitor Coach Mack has taken on the advisory role.
An Hour In ... Game Night

An Hour In … Game Night

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

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

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

Slideshow: Spirit Week

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