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Millions of dollars are being spent to work on Silverado.
Silverado modernization project begins this summer
Naomi Jackson, News Editor • April 22, 2024

$55 million is being spent by CSSD to improve Silverado High School. Beginning this summer and planning to end in January of 2026, this project will revamp the high school to the last wire. “It’s...

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...

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...

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...

Co-drum majors Caitlyn Krah and Dez Graham work together to lead Skyhawk Marching Band.
2nd-year drum major finds leadership rewarding
Harper Karr, Reporter • May 10, 2024

Senior Caitlyn Krah chose to be a drum major because she knew she could lead the group of people and wanted to teach others how to march. She also wanted to help others develop the passion for marching...

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
A seagull chills on the beach during a hot summer day in San Diego.
A summer preview through eyes of teenage girl
Nyla Vazquez, opinion editor • April 23, 2024

You wake up on May 21, the first day of summer break. The time has finally come when you can relax in your bed past seven o'clock in the morning instead of at an uncomfortable...

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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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The Dance Team and Dance Company make their traditional circle on stage before the show on April 13.
Dance classes perform 'Come Fly with Me' recital
Evelyn Layson, Features Editor • May 17, 2024
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