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In June 2023, students practice on stage during summer orchestra, a summer enrichment program that is no longer offered at Silverado.
Fewer summer programs offered as pandemic funds expire
Naomi Jackson, News Editor • March 4, 2024

Following the learning loss during the Covid-19 pandemic, CCSD schools offered summer enrichment programs in 2021-23. These programs will no longer be available this summer because the federal money provided...

Top of their class! Valedictorian candidates pose and smile together. Back row from left to right: Lyndsey McNabb, Lydia Wellman and Grace Wiegand. Front row: Allyson Trump, Chloe Garza and Ariel Koltes.
Maximum on weighted GPA increases number of valedictorians
Naomi Jackson, News Editor • February 6, 2024

In July of 2022, the CCSD Board of Trustees approved a revision to a policy, which states that the maximum weighted GPA a student may earn...

The Silverado Chamber Orchestra supports UNLV at the Dec.  8 winter assembly by wearing red.
UNLV shooting affects Silverado
Naomi Jackson, News Editor • January 25, 2024

On Wednesday Dec. 6, during sixth period, students and teachers in Dual Credit classes connected to UNLV started getting alerts. Word spread....

Students were frustrated trying to reset their passwords on this site, which got bogged down with too many requests last fall.
CCSD faces cyber security issues
Lilliana Matthews, Reviews Editor • January 24, 2024

On Oct. 4, Clark County School District was faced with sudden cybersecurity issues involving the email environment. Online security issues...

Slightly over 50% of Silverado students prefer seven periods over six, according to a recent informal poll of 143 students.
Six-period schedule returns to Silverado
Evelyn Layson, Staff Writer • December 1, 2023

Over the last four years, Silverado’s schedule has changed three times, and next year will change again to a six-period day. The first change...

Zyon Trujillo proudly stands on the podium at state championships after winning first place in his weight class on Friday Feb. 16.
Zyon Trujillo: back-to-back state champion
Nyla Vazquez, Opinion Editor • March 28, 2024

The hardworking Zyon Trujillo is now a back-to-back state champion for wrestling. Although he is a junior and does not attend Silverado High School, he is in our zone, and he definitely brings skill to...

Wearing his lettermans jacket, Mason Snow shows off his favorite bowling ball.
Snow wins individual State bowling tournament
Mailie Trotta, Assistant News Editor • March 28, 2024

On Feb. 2, Mason Snow won the class 5A individual boys’ bowling title. He won with a large gap of 514-431 against Centennial’s Tyler Castronova. This...

Aria Hooper waits for the play to start during the winter Flag Football season.
Freshman Aria Hooper excels on football field
Kevin Palomera, Reporter • March 8, 2024

Freshman Aria Hooper, a standout player on Silverado High School's Varsity Flag Football team, provided valuable insights into her off-field...

Junior Savannah Foschetti looks for an opportunity to strike during the Basic game on Aug. 28.
Lady Skyhawks destroy Basic Academy 6-1 in soccer match
Jordyn Reynolds, Editor In-Chief • September 6, 2023

Skyhawk Women’s Varsity Soccer beat Basic International Academy 6-1 at home on Aug. 28. In the first half, freshman striker Hannah Gutierrez...

Activity board at Enterprise Library offers several options.
Local libraries host events for teens
Mailie Trotta March 20, 2024

All public libraries have different events and plans for everyone from little kids to senior citizens, but the Las Vegas Library District has so many opportunities specifically for teens that are not being...

Students stand together and show off their certificates they received at the Quarter 2 Straight A breakfast on Jan. 26.
How to be successful in school
Alyssa Boblett, Reporter • February 23, 2024
Various clubs and organizations on campus, such as SOL and BSU, fundraise by selling Valentine Grams in the cafeteria.
Valentine's Day the Skyhawk way
Evelyn Layson, Staff Writer • February 14, 2024
Journalism students practice a hard lock down to illustrate what happens when there is an event near or on campus which poses a safety risk.
Star Editorial: School should be safer
Star Staff March 28, 2024

Since the Covid-19 pandemic, CCSD schools have reported an increase in violent behavior. For example, in a Las Vegas Sun article which sifted through four years of data, the...

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Isabella Delgado plays Logainne Schwartzandgrubenierre in the musical during a dress rehearsal.
Musical is A-M-A-Z-I-N-G
The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, directed by Melody Garrett, is an all-around success
Naomi Jackson, News Editor • April 11, 2024

It’s uproariously humorous. It poignantly conveys profound emotion. It is absolutely amazing and somewhat crazy. Welcome to "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,"...

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Nyla Vazquez, opinion editor • March 7, 2024
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Juniors Ryan Weter and Brian Catacutan perform the song Guys and Dolls from the musical Guys and Dolls at Broadway Cafe on Jan. 30.
Broadway Café: one night, lots of hard work
Alyssa Boblett, Reporter • March 5, 2024
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