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  • April 29Graduation Behavior Forms and Outside Scholarships are due to Counseling on May 1! Graduation Tickets are available for Pick-Up on May 1!
  • April 29Freshman, Sophomore, and Juniors Finals Week is May 20-23!
  • April 29Graduation Practice is May 23 at 9am! Graduation Ceremony is May 23 at 6:30pm! (Seniors arrive at 5:15pm)
  • April 29Senior Honors Night is May 22 at the ZHS Gym at 6:30pm!
  • April 29Seniors Final Week: May 6-9! Last Day of School is May 9!
  • April 29Senior Celebration Day is May 2 at 7:30 and 9:30am! Tickets are available in Counseling on April 29!
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Back to Our Roots!

Back to Our Roots!

Alyvia Pierson, Co-Editor-in-Chief April 23, 2024

        Three besties, Kayle Funes-Munguia (10), Arianis Mangual-Diaz (10), and Elida Gonzalez-De Paz (10), found and met each other under coincidental circumstances,...

Period Poverty

Period Poverty

Maddy Snyder, Co-Editor-in-Chief March 25, 2024

Sometimes the issues that are the most widely talked about aren’t the most important ones. Likewise, some issues that are vastly important don’t receive enough attention. For example, when I pitched...

Teachers on strike in Portland, Oregon.

Accessing Value in Our Society: Teachers

Maddy Snyder, Co-Editor-in-Chief January 31, 2024

The compensation of teachers in our country is something that everyone talks about, but no one does anything to fix it. As a teacher’s daughter, I grew up watching my mom work incredibly hard and never...

Let Us Be Heard: Our Standpoint on the Israel-Hamas War

Let Us Be Heard: Our Standpoint on the Israel-Hamas War

Ciannie Wellington and Alyvia Pierson December 8, 2023

My Family Isn’t Recognized as Citizens of Israel Azmeya Hemeida (12) is a Palestinian Muslim with roots in the Quds in Jerusalem and the West Bank. Hemeida expresses her thoughts on the horror of the...

Destruction in Gaza after Israeli strikes

Recounting the Horror of the Israel-Hamas War

Maddy Snyder, Co-Editor-in-Chief October 27, 2023

If you’ve so much as turned on the news or the radio in the last few weeks, you are probably aware that there is a major conflict happening in Gaza right now. Here’s everything a high schooler needs...

Silence Amongst the Chaos

Silence Amongst the Chaos

Kara Griffith, Staff Writer September 21, 2023

Every year, Suicide Awareness Month serves as a solemn reminder of the importance of mental health, particularly in teenagers. It sheds light on the consequences of mental health struggles and the necessity...

Candida auris: An Urgent AR Threat

Alyvia Pierson, Staff Writer/Editor March 31, 2023

The Candida auris fungus is more lethal than ever after making a reoccurrence. Rapidly taking lives, the Candida auris fungus invades countries around the world.     What is Candida auris?  Candida...

Supreme Court to Decide on Affirmative Action

Maddy Snyder, Staff Editor/Writer March 1, 2023

With seniors already looking forward to the start of college, a turning point in their lives, there is no better time to examine one of the most controversial (and ongoing) Supreme Court cases in college...

Climate Crisis: Everything the High Schooler Needs to Know

Maddy Snyder, Staff Editor/Writer January 31, 2023

Climate change is a massive problem that will have a lasting impact on planet Earth, yet it remains unaddressed. Any hope of preventing the already treacherous issue lies with us, the next generation....

Fentanyl Candy Crises

Laila Sanders, Staff Writer October 16, 2022

This Halloween parents are advised to be on the lookout for rainbow fentanyl. Fentanyl is a highly addictive synthetic opioid.  This particular type of fentanyl gets its name from its bright colors,...

Woman. Life. Freedom.

Maddy Snyder, Editor/Writer October 4, 2022

How one girl ignited protests all over the world  Over the past two weeks, the name “Mahsa Amini” has become familiar to everyone. The twenty-two-year-old woman was visiting Tehran, a city in Iran,...

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Laila Sanders, Staff writer October 4, 2022

Breast cancer awareness month all started in 1985 with a partnership between the American Cancer Society and the pharmaceutical division of Imperial Chemical Industries. The goal in the beginning was to...

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