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SHS Drops Classes Citing Staff Shortage and Course Prioritization

Lillian Sotoamaya, Staff Reporter May 30, 2024

“We were biting off more than we could chew,” said SHS Principal Jake Tyrrell regarding the adjustment to the classes offered for the upcoming school year. As a result of these changes certain classes...

“You’ll Never Dance Again” – A BB Side Review of J.I.D.’s Forever Story

May 30, 2024

‘The Forever Story’ is the third studio album of artist J.I.D., released on August 26 of 2022. J.I.D made his wave pursuing his musical aspirations instead of following his career in football. In...

Books Take the Cake for the SHS Bake-off

Books Take the Cake for the SHS Bake-off

Issy Pancho, Misc. Editor May 9, 2024

On May 1 Family Consumer Science Teacher Keri Shultz-Brace hosted the spring semester Cake Competition Bake-Off for the baking classes. Students were to pick a book and design a cake that represented all...

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Dune II: Dune of Arrakis

Andre Orozco, Layout Team April 17, 2024

Legendary Pictures followed up their highly successful film, “Dune”, which garnered a grand $406 million dollars in the box office with the sequel, “Dune: Part 2”. Directed by Denis Villenueve,...

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“Betcha Crawl, All Alone…” A BB Side Review of Because The Internet

Acario Cook, Staff Reporter April 17, 2024

Donald Glover, more known as Childish Gambino, is an actor and musician who started his music career with a couple of mixtapes in the early 2000’s. Eventually he dropped his first full length album in...

Chemistry Teacher James Jarnagin Starts Wizardry Unit Next Year

Chemistry Teacher James Jarnagin Starts Wizardry Unit Next Year

Fauato Onosai, Online Editor April 17, 2024

New opportunities open up when former chemistry teacher James Jarnagin plans to  retire his chemistry teaching to open a new door to wizardry for both himself and students interested. When Jarnagin...

SHS Eco Club tries this new hydroponic growing set-up thanks to a grant that connects students to modern and efficient means of producing nutritious food.

Eco Club Diversifies SHS Ecosystems

Noelle Reger, Editor-In-Chief April 16, 2024

The eight-year-old club, Eco Club, previously called Environmental Stewardship Club, is rolling out a plan to build up SHS’ ecosystem. The group of students, guided by SHS science teachers Noble Hauser...

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