• F-Rated Schools on the Verge of Closing

    F-Rated Schools on the Verge of Closing

    Karlie Dibell, Contributor

    November 6, 2017

    According to school regulators, Arizona charter schools with F ratings could be forced to close their doors. The State Board of Education released A-F letter grades for more than 1800 schools across Arizona. These ratings are based on the standardized testing scores, score improvements, student attendance,...

  • Recent Harassment Allegations after Weinstein Incident

    Recent Harassment Allegations after Weinstein Incident

    Shruti Patel, Contributor

    November 6, 2017

    With the occurrence of the Harvey Weinstein incident, many performing artists have begun to speak out about their traumatic experiences with the #metoo campaign. This campaign began on social media supporting many who have been sexually harassed in their lives. With this hashtag, actors and actresses...

  • National Anthem Protest

    National Anthem Protest

    Karlie Dibell, Contributor

    October 27, 2017

    Why are NFL players protesting against the National Anthem? It started when a former 49er's backup quarterback, Colin Kaepernick, decided to kneel during the 2016 season whilst the Star Spangled Banner was being sung. He continued this throughout the season, which led to a nationally disputed issue. K...

  • Somalia Attack

    Somalia Attack

    Dylan Huttenlocher, Contributor

    October 27, 2017

    On October 14, 2017, Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, was bombed. Over 300 people were killed in the initial explosion, but the total number of casualties has risen to nearly 500. However, the exact death toll will never be known, since many of the bodies were unidentifiable. The explosion involved...

  • California Wild Fires

    California Wild Fires

    Shruti Patel, Contributor

    October 27, 2017

    The California Wildfires started on October 8th, igniting first during a storm in Wine County. These fires have continued raging for over 18 days, causing more than 34,000 people to be evacuated. As the fires are being contained, some residents have been able to return to their homes, but a majority...

Veteran’s Day Celebrations

Veteran’s Day Celebrations

Amy Jacobson, Contributor

November 16, 2017No Comments

Veteran's Day is a time to honor those who’ve fought to give us the precious gift of freedom. With that being said, people around the country celebrate the great freedoms...

Chargers Making a Comeback

Chargers Making a Comeback

November 14, 2017

From Disaster to Pure Happiness: How Mr. Klicker got Married

From Disaster to Pure Happiness: How Mr. Klicker got Married

October 26, 2017

First Choir Concert

October 17, 2017

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A Fall Festival

A Fall Festival

Alexis Anderson, Contributor

November 13, 2017No Comments

Halloween has just ended and Fall is here. The Weather is nice with dropping degrees and changing leaves....

  • Video Announcements: Out with the old, In with the New November 13, 2017
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Suns After Bledsoe Trade

Suns After Bledsoe Trade

Adam Martin, Contributor

November 14, 2017No Comments

On October 22nd, Eric Bledsoe sent out a tweet saying, "I don't wanna be here." The Phoenix Suns were...

Benjamin Franklin VS Page

After beating the #4 ranked Florence High School two...

NBA Week 4 Top Teams

The NBA this year has had a whole bunch of unexpected...

Arizona to Take Win Over Washington State

On Saturday, October 28th, number 15 ranked Washington...

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