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Class of 2020 Experiences Senior Year Like No Other

Class of 2020 Experiences Senior Year Like No Other

Ashley Bucknum, Managing Editor

April 1, 2020

  It’s official: Arizona schools will be closed through the end of the school year. Graduation, prom, senior trips, spring sports, and so many other senior traditions have vanished for the class of 2020, and there’s nothing we can do about it. Being a high school senior amidst the corona...

Plagiarism: High School Vs. College

Plagiarism: High School Vs. College

Samantha Martin, Social Media/Business Manager

March 12, 2020

Plagiarism and cheating have become a norm for high school students. If one gets caught, the consequences could hurt that student, but are the consequences as important compared to what could happen to a college student? Are high schools preparing students for how much plagiarizing could hurt them in...

Coronavirus: Rising Body Temperatures, Persistent Cough, Shortness of Breath

Coronavirus: Rising Body Temperatures, Persistent Cough, Shortness of Breath

Kitana Ford, Copy Editor

March 11, 2020

Rising body temperatures; a hoarse, persistent cough; shortness of breath—all of which is more commonly associated with influenza. However, on January 30, the World Health Organization announced the outbreak of a virus that mirrors more severe flu-like symptoms: the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Consequentl...

Is Early Graduation For You?

Is Early Graduation For You?

Reyna Arellanes, Reporter

March 4, 2020

Eager to leave high school early? For those who are, they’re given the opportunity to graduate either a year or semester early, but is it really worth it? For some students who want to start college already, yes it is. “It's good for me because I've always felt like university is my calling, so...

Stealing Love, Dogs Recognized as Main Therapy Animal

Stealing Love, Dogs Recognized as Main Therapy Animal

Nicole Seemann, Website Editor

March 3, 2020

Their heart is racing as they walk through the concourse; their head lowered to the ground as they go through the list of work ahead, fingers fidgeting as they anxiously lift one by one in a count. They run out of fingers on their hand and drop it to their side, speeding up their gait. The sound of a b...

Students of Sustainability: Small Changes, Large Impacts

Students of Sustainability: Small Changes, Large Impacts

Eboni Boyd, Reporter

February 26, 2020

Picking up after oneself will remain an important aspect of life until the end of time. Not only does it make things more appealing to the eye, but it also decreases the spread of diseases, protects the wildlife and keeps communities clean. Science teacher Alisha Porosky started a new club on campus call...

Toxic Relationships: Warning Signs, Effects, Solutions

Toxic Relationships: Warning Signs, Effects, Solutions

Judy Ann Quang, Reporter

February 24, 2020

Do you know the feeling when you start dating someone and get butterflies in your stomach? Is it love or is it your conscience telling you that something is going to happen? In the beginning of many relationships, there are a lot of ups and downs that can occur between you and your significant other....

Fire Week Got Lit

Fire Week Got Lit

Ashley Bucknum, Managing Editor

February 19, 2020

LHHS has joined the fight against the raging forest fires that have been ravaging Australia since late July of 2019—and they show no signs of stopping. Several organizations have been created to raise awareness to this devastation and countless schools and businesses have contributed through fundrais...

Final Game, Seniors Leave the Court

Final Game, Seniors Leave the Court

Maddisyn Gonzales, Reporter

February 12, 2020

A passion is an intense desire or enthusiasm, a sensation coursing through your veins as you're racing for the last basket with only seconds to spare. People can be passionate about grades or a hobby, but this is about the passion on the court. The seniors of our high school basketball team recently...

If You Got It, Flaunt It: The Talent Show

If You Got It, Flaunt It: The Talent Show

Jessica Deacon, Reporter

January 28, 2020

A talent show is a show consisting of a series of individual performances by amateurs who may be selected for special recognition as performing talent. Student Council hosted one at Lake Havasu High School, Wednesday, January 22 in the PAC. There were many interesting acts, including a murder myster...

LHHS Bathrooms Not Properly Equipped

LHHS Bathrooms Not Properly Equipped

Samantha Martin, Social Media/ Business Manager

January 22, 2020

Imagine being a teen in high school, with all of the stress of homework, a job, clubs, hobbies and relationships. On top of that, you unexpectedly start your period in the middle of class. When you go to the bathroom to get a tampon or pad, you find out they don’t have a dispenser or it’s empty.  ...

Wrestling Team: the Story Behind the Mat

Wrestling Team: the Story Behind the Mat

Judy Ann Quang, Reporter

January 21, 2020

As the Knights wrestling team entered the new gym, they got ready for the first meet of the 2020 season. The coach made the team line up in preparation for their turn on the mat. Getting ready for his first match, the wrestler did some warm ups and stretches. As the referee blew the whistle calling the fi...

Wagging Tails Brighten Smiles

Wagging Tails Brighten Smiles

Eboni Boyd, Proofreader

January 18, 2020

Finals are right around the corner and students are feeling stressed with the amount of homework and projects they have to do, along with all the tests they have to study for. What better way is there to destress than to interact with the dogs that come onto our campus during lunch. These dogs and...

Fly, Fight, Win: United States Air Force

Fly, Fight, Win: United States Air Force

Kitana Ford, Copy Editor

January 16, 2020

Hushed voices echo in the background as the pilot boards his plane and starts the engine. Slowly, the plane inches forward as an air traffic controller directs his path along the landing strip. The plane flies over the air traffic controller on the ground, dips down above the water and rises into the sk...

The Story Behind the Persona of El Matematico

The Story Behind the Persona of El Matematico

Judy Ann Quang, Reporter

January 16, 2020

Born on a crazy fishing island somewhere in the Antarctic, the personna of El Matematico was brought to life. He went from winning champion matches to converting to a Pre Calculus and Algebra 3-4 teacher and advisor for the Smash Bros Club.  The persona of El Matematico was created 13 years ago when math ...

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