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This year’s valedictorians will be given the distinction of white robes. Honors students wear silver robes, and most students wear purple robes.
Maximum on weighted GPA increases number of valedictorians
New GPA policy affects class of 2024
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 in high school is 4.95. As the valedictorian is the student who...

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...

Beyonce performs in Las Vegas on Aug. 27.
Beyoncé's show-stopping RENAISSANCE WORLD TOUR comes to the big screen Dec.1
Nyla Vazquez, opinion editor • November 7, 2023

Iconic R&B artist Beyoncé´s RENAISSANCE WORLD TOUR has ended after 56 captivating shows. The tour lasted from May 10 to Oct. 1 and is now...

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 scored the first goal. Following this goal, junior striker...

Junior Leara Alcala starts the 1600-meter race during the Skyhawk Invitation on April 15.
Silverado hosts annual Skyhawk Invitational Track Meet
Jordyn Reynolds, Sports Editor • April 27, 2023

On April 14-15, the Silverado Skyhawk track was filled with over 200 kids anticipating a plethora of events from the 100-meter dash to the 3200-meter...

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...

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,”...

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

Last semester, 617 Silverado students were denied a credit, meaning they failed at least one class. With a six-period schedule next school year, however, it will be harder to make up credits. Students...

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
An array of colorful bowls made by Silverados ceramics classes are ready to be chosen at the Empty Bowls event on Nov. 16.
Empty Bowls, huge success
Jordyn Reynolds, Editor-in-Chief • January 25, 2024
UNLV textbooks are provided free for students. This is the textbook for both ENG 101 and 102.
College-bound students should enroll in dual enrollment program
Maria Hernandez, Reporter • February 23, 2024

Should college-bound students consider signing up for a dual credit program? “I believe that if you plan to go to college, you should take dual credit,” senior Mailie...

Love in music
Love in music
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¨1989(Taylor´s Version)¨ on display at Target.
Taylor Swift reclaims iconic 2014 pop album '1989 (Taylor's Version)'
Nyla Vazquez, Opinion Editor • January 24, 2024

Still on the journey to reclaim her first six albums, Taylor Swift has re-released her iconic 2014 pop album “1989 (Taylor’s Version).” The re-recording was announced...

The King family poses inside a Barbie prop at the Red Rock on July 19.
'Barbie' hits box office with immediate success
Xalia King, Sports Editor • September 27, 2023
Oppenheimer movie poster
'Oppenheimer' explodes opening night
Mailie Trotta, Staff Writer • September 15, 2023
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Actors and techs from the One-Acts signed a poster for their plays.
Stagehawks direct One-Acts
Naomi Jackson, Staff Writer • December 1, 2023
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