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Looking for Alaska review

Looking for Alaska review

by Brisa Muscaglione, Editor-in-Chief

December 13, 2018

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

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

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

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

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 vice presidential terms and capping it all off as a one term President of the United States. As President of the ...

Bohemian Rhapsody review

DF-11915_R2 – L-R: Gwilym Lee (Brian May), Rami Malek (Freddie Mercury), and Joe Mazzello (John Deacon) star in Twentieth Century Fox’s BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY. Photo Credit: Courtesy Twentieth Century Fox.

by Rhiannon Belanger, Junior Editor

November 29, 2018

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

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

by Janel Delgado, Senior Editor

November 27, 2018

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

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

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

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 ...

Community Gathers for Tree of Life Candlelight Vigil

Community Gathers for Tree of Life Candlelight Vigil

by Michelle Trajtman and Ainslee Archibald

November 9, 2018

Over 2,000 people gathered on Nov. 1 at Temple Beth Sholom to honor the 11 victims killed at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh on Saturday. The service was organized by Jewish Nevada, the Anti-Defamation League and the Southern Nevada Board of Rabbis, and included rabbis and Jewish congregations f...

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