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I am Too Young

I am Too Young

by Miranda Salazar, Senior Editor

December 14, 2018


Filed under OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

You say I am too young; too young to be a feminist, too young to be depressed, too young to know my own sexuality, too young to hate, too young to protest, too stupid, too naive. And you are right -- I am too young. I am too young to be scared of bullets ricocheting through my school, embedding thems...

Looking for Alaska review

Looking for Alaska review

by Brisa Muscaglione, Editor-in-Chief

December 13, 2018


Filed under books, ENTERTAINMENT, SHOWCASE

Author: John Green Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group Published: March 03, 2005 Rating: 10/10   “So I walked back to my room and collapsed on the bottom bunk, thinking that if people were rain, I was drizzle and she was a hurricane.” Written by New York Times bestselling ...

Palo’s Winter Dance Showcase

Palo’s Winter Dance Showcase

by Jordyn Selznick and Ainslee Archibald

December 12, 2018


Filed under events & competitions, FEATURES, SHOWCASE, SPORTS

Palo’s first dance show of the year started off with a bang, with our Primadonnas, Belladonnas, and dance classes directed by dance coach and teacher Kim Nordgren. The dancers did a fabulous job . Second year Primadonna, Maddie Berkley, danced in her third dance show of her high school career...

Palo’s Blood Drive

Palo’s Blood Drive

by Ainslee Archibald, News Editor

December 11, 2018


Filed under FEATURES, SHOWCASE

Student Council and Vitalant held a blood drive at Palo Verde on November 28 from 8am to 1:30pm in the Auxiliary Gym. In order to participate, a student must set up an appointment, meet certain height, weight, and age requirements, and get a teacher to sign a slip to let them out of class. Donors w...

Robin Hood review

Robin Hood review

by Kayla Faasse and Bailey Uzzardo

December 7, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, movies & tv, SHOWCASE

Director: Otto Bathurst Starring: Taron Egerton, Eve Hewson, Jamie Dornan, and Jamie Foxx Release Date: November 21, 2018 MPAA Rating: PG-13 Rating: 8/10   This Robin Hood brings a whole new dimension to the age-old tale. The traditional Robin Hood is about a hero who steals fro...

A Tribute to George H.W. Bush

A Tribute to George H.W. Bush

by Eli Duncan, Editor in Chief

December 5, 2018


Filed under FEATURES, NEWS, SHOWCASE

George Herbert Walker Bush died on November 30, 2018 at 94 years old. He served our nation his entire adult life from Navy pilot to the director of the Central Intelligence Agency to two time vice president and one time President of the United States. As President of the United States from 1989 to 1993, Bush ushere...

Bohemian Rhapsody review

Bohemian Rhapsody review

by Rhiannon Belanger, Junior Editor

November 29, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, movies & tv, SHOWCASE

Rating: 8/10 Director: Bryan Singer Rated: PG-13 Cast: Rami Malek, Ben Hardy, Mike Myers, Joseph Mazzello, Gwilym Lee, and Lucy Boynton.   Bohemian Rhapsody was a great movie that really gave the audience a look behind the curtain at Freddie Mercury’s personal life. If you don’t know, Freddi...

Why Americans Should Buy American Cars

Why Americans Should Buy American Cars

by Joseph David, Copy Editor

November 28, 2018


Filed under OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

On October 1, 1908, the first Ford Model T’s rolled off the assembly line at the Ford Piquette Avenue plant in Detroit, Michigan. During the T’s production, a span of 19 years, 16.5 million vehicles were sold. Not only had Ford developed the first mass produced vehicle, but the power and sens...

“The Sun is Also a Star” review

“The Sun is Also a Star” review

by Janel Delgado, Senior Editor

November 27, 2018


Filed under books, ENTERTAINMENT, SHOWCASE

Rating: 8/10 Author: Nicola Yoon Publisher: Delacorte Press Release Date: November 1, 2016   The Sun Is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon follows a Jamaican immigrant, Natasha, and a first generation South Korean American, Daniel, who have a chance meeting. Natasha is a science nerd who do...

Winter is Coming to Vegas… Are You Prepared?

Winter is Coming to Vegas… Are You Prepared?

by Jordyn Selznick, Sports Editor

November 15, 2018


Filed under lifestyle, SHOWCASE

Many think that Las Vegas is a nice and warm tourist town, yet not many are prepared for the grueling winter the Las Vegas valley provides during these cold upcoming months. Surprisingly, there are many fun winter activities to do in this desert.  The city during these cozy holiday months are fille...

Backpack Checks?

Backpack Checks?

by Marshae Smith, Entertainment Editor

November 14, 2018


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

Starting sometime in the winter, CCSD will begin checking ALL of the book bags of students in the Clark County area. This is starting because of the recent weapon issues that have been happening since the beginning of the school year. It’s been said that since August there have already been 11 we...

Bad Times at the El Royale review

Bad Times at the El Royale review

by Alexandria Margo, News Editor

November 13, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, movies & tv, SHOWCASE

Rating: 9/10 Director: Drew Goddard MPAA: R The year is 1968. Five strangers are looking for a night of redemption; a cleric, a soul singer, a traveling salesman, two sisters and a priest have just checked into Lake Tahoe’s El Royale. It is a rundown hotel run by a manager with an equally dark ...

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