CCSD to cover cost of AP test fees
CCSD to cover cost of AP test fees
Landen Munns, Co-Editor in Chief • March 2, 2023

CCSD has announced they will begin covering student fees for Advanced Placement exams, at least for this year. The money will come from federal grants. High school students enrolled in an AP class must...

An informal survey shows students beginning to prefer dual credit over AP classes to earn college credit.
Both Dual Credit and AP courses help students earn college credit
Jordyn Reynolds, Sports Editor • March 1, 2023

The dual credit program that allows high school students to earn college credit was introduced to Silverado’s campus last year. The first course...

Graphic lists various grading reform policies CCSD instituted for the current school year.
School district adapts to grade reform
Naomi Jackson, Reporter • February 10, 2023

CCSD has been implementing changes to its grading system since the 2021-2022 school year. These changes include the minimum F, policies on late...

Kliewer studies in her AP Literature class.
Cassandra Kliewer selected as Semifinalist for National Merit Scholarship
Neena Vazquez , News Editor • January 10, 2023

Only 78 Clark County School District (CCSD) high school students have been selected as semifinalists for the National Merit Scholarship Program. One...

The performing arts department sells treats during the Halloween Bash on Oct. 21.
Skyhawks celebrate Halloween with movie, bash
Evelyn Layson, Reporter • October 27, 2022

As Halloween started getting closer, the Silverado choir, orchestra and theater programs decided to have a Halloween Bash. The bash was held...

Rainey looks for an opportunity to get the ball during a game against Basic HS.
Freshman Jaida Rainey makes varsity basketball team
Nyla Vazquez , Reporter • March 1, 2023

Jaida Rainey did not expect her first year of high school at Silverado to be going as great as it has been. So far, the highlight of her high school career is making the Varsity Basketball team. Rainey...

Martai Rutledge holds up State Champion banner on the Allegiant Stadium field on Nov. 21
Skyhawks soar over Shadow Ridge
Jordyn Reynolds, Sports Editor • January 10, 2023

On Nov. 21, Silverado took on Shadow Ridge for the state championship game held at Allegiant Stadium. The Skyhawks pulled off a “two-peat,”...

Silverados 2022-23 Varsity Football team
Silverado defeats Coronado 57-17
Anthony Zhgenti, Staff Writer • November 17, 2022

The Silverado Varsity Football team is on an 11-0 run in the season after beating Coronado 57-17  on Nov. 11.  The Skyhawks are on track to...

Mens tennis team proudly holds 2nd place trophy.
Men's Tennis makes State runner ups
Naomi Jackson, Reporter • November 17, 2022

The Skyhawks’ Men’s Tennis team became State Runner Ups. They lost only two matches in league play, and charged their way to the 4A finals....

Senior Daniella Elge holds up her acceptance letter from Harvard, which she received Dec. 15.
Senior Daniella Elge accepted into Harvard
Grace Kelly, Editor-in-Chief • March 3, 2023

On Dec. 15, in the back of a CJ’s Italian Ice & Custard, senior Daniella Elge learned she was accepted into Harvard University. Many seniors who applied early to their dream colleges were notified...

Star staff participates in pajama day for Winter Week Dec. 5.
Silverado Stories
Landen Munns, Co-Editor in Chief • March 3, 2023
Students fill the quad on Oct. 7 for Homecoming Rave.
Bring back Saturday Homecoming Dance
Jordyn Reynolds, Sports Editor • January 10, 2023

Silverado held the homecoming dance right after the football game on Oct. 7 in the courtyard. While it’s nice to see Silverado spirit back after the shut-down during the...

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Season 2 of 'Ginny & Georgia' offers surprises, secrets
Rosalyn Esquivel, Reporter • March 1, 2023

The Netflix show “Ginny & Georgia,” released Feb. 24, 2021, was a great success. In season 1, we are introduced to a family who moves around frequently to start their...

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McGreals ceramics classes have started collecting bowls for the Empty Bowls event on Nov. 17.
Ceramics class offers fun during school day
Aliyah Jaber, Reporter • October 21, 2022
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