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Polar Vortex wreaks havoc throughout Midwest and southern states

Polar Vortex wreaks havoc throughout Midwest and southern states

by Matthew Townsend, Reporter
February 3, 2014
Filed under NEWS

Freezing temperatures struck the Midwest and states on the east coast on Jan. 6, causing life threatening conditions and delaying flights for those looking to return home from their holiday vacations. A polar vortex, as meteorologists call it, swept the Midwest with negative temperatures, breaking...

Women become first to Join Marine Corps

Women become first to Join Marine Corps

by Matthew Townsend, Reporter
December 18, 2013
Filed under NEWS

The first three females to complete the Marine Corps training graduated Nov. 21 at the North Carolina Infantry School after enduring several weeks of preparatory exercises. The three women graduating were part of Delta Company, which originally began with 15 females and 266 males. After the 9-week...

Summerlin suffers outbreaks of TB

Summerlin suffers outbreaks of TB

by Jessica Ventura, Reporter
December 18, 2013
Filed under NEWS

On Nov. 12 a tuberculosis outbreak spread through Coronado High School causing over 300 students and staff to be tested. A TB outbreak at Summerlin Hospital during the summer caused three people to die and 26 other people to contract the disease. According to the Las Vegas Sun, school officials at...

Committee prepares to bring International Baccalaureate program to Palo Verde

Committee prepares to bring International Baccalaureate program to Palo Verde

by Montserrat Navarro, Reporter
December 18, 2013
Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

Members of the Palo Verde teaching staff are currently building the curriculum for an International Baccalaureate Program and planning its implementation in the next couple years at this school. This is a 2-year educational program that provides an advanced form of education with an emphasis on an international...

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