Infographic depicts rights that every sexual assault victim has when reporting the crime.
Sexual assault awareness important for prevention
CDC reports 20% rise in sexual violence among teen girls
Jordyn Reynolds, Sports Editor • March 31, 2023

Every 96 seconds, someone is sexually assaulted in the United States, according to the website, which seeks to end the backlog of rape kits that need to be tested across the U.S. Last...

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...

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...

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 race. These athletes were competing at the annual Skyhawk...

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,”...

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...

CCSD graduation rates struggle
CCSD graduation rates struggle
May 8, 2023

Waking up at 5 a.m., you're feeling restless since you stayed up until midnight to do that one assignment right before the deadline. At school, zombie-like, you watch the clock as you tune out the teacher...

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
This graphic novel about the Holocaust often shows up on banned books lists.
Book bannings aren’t about the books
Landen Munns, Co-Editor In Chief • May 16, 2023

For centuries, people have had the overwhelming desire to “remove” what they don’t like from society. Roman emperor Caligula banning the reading of The Odyssey by Homer...

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Taylor Swift: the first ever woman to headline Allegiant Stadium
Taylor Swift: the first ever woman to headline Allegiant Stadium
Landen Munns, Co-Editor In Chief • May 16, 2023

On Friday, March 24, iconic award-winning popstar Taylor Swift performed the 3rd and 4th nights of her sold-out tour known as The Eras Tour. Before this tour, Swift had not...

Creed III worth the wait
'Creed III' worth the wait
Anthony Zhgenti, Staff Writer • May 15, 2023
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Miguel Chavez and Emmerie Parker play a game of What are you doing?
Improvised Laughter
Naomi Jackson, Reporter • April 27, 2023
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