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  • Drama Competes at ISU with Laramie Project Performance

    Drama Competes at ISU with Laramie Project Performance

    Corin Newman, Reporter

       Skyline’s Play Production class participated in a one act play contest at I.S.U.  Idaho State University April 21-22.       They performed the Laramie Project, a true story about the brutal murder of Matthew Shepard, a student at the University of Wyoming who was murdered because of the fact he was openly gay. “It’s much harder than if it weren't real because it actually happened and it’s a sad story. Knowing that it a...

    Mrs. Beck enjoying the benefits of competition.

  • Student government makes changes to election process and positions

    Student government makes changes to election process and positions

    Keegan Oldham, Reporter

    Student government is reinventing the way students are elected. Until now, everyone partook in the election process equally, but it is no longer a popularity contest: Now the vote of students at Skyline has been limited to 25 percent, and student body president, vice president, and a select few administrators will evaluate how well candidates succeed at achieving the objectives outlined on the election rubrics for their posters, interviews, and candidate...

  • The Toddler Years of the Internet

    The Toddler Years of the Internet

    Keegan Oldham, Reporter

    Everyone is getting excited about the upcoming 5G data in urban areas of America. It will be an even faster and more reliable source of internet for the common people making the problems of our mundane life easier. Today there is rarely a day that one does not use the Internet. From Google searches to Snapchat to cat videos, almost everyone has used one or the other. But many forget the early years of the Internet. The invention of Internet i...

  • TSA Ranks at Spring Conference

    TSA Ranks at Spring Conference

    Preparation, hard work and dedication paid off for Technology Student Association when they competed and placed at the Spring Leadership Conference at CSI on Mar. 8 and 9.  David Hill (10) placed first in Coding. When asked about his experience with the competition, Hill replied, “It was my first time, so it was fun. Before events, I was nervous, but during and after events it went away because you get into it, and it just becomes fun. I talke...

    David Hill and Alex Nadauld demonstrate their creation for the TSA competition.

    Morgan Felt

  • CNN Invites Students to Fight Slavery

    CNN Invites Students to Fight Slavery

    Tania Carrillo Malagon, reporter

    Many people think slavery is over, but in reality there are 21-45 million people trapped in slavery all over the world today. CNN is doing a freedom project on March 14 to raise awareness about the slavery that is going on, and they are encouraging schools to do something creative to stand up to slavery and celebrate the freedom we do have. CNN interviewed a slave survivor, Rani Hong. According to Hong, every 15 seconds someone becomes a slave. When Rani was se...

BPA Rocks Convention

BPA Rocks Convention

Bianca Fairchild, Reporter

Skyline Business Professionals of America (BPA) rocked the State Convention Apr. 8 and 9 with 10 students qualifying for the National Competition, which will be held on May 10-14 in Orlando, Flor. On top of that, four stud...

March 28, 2017No Comments

LT Smooth Scholarship Opportunity

LT Smooth Scholarship Opportunity

Corin Newman, Reporter

   Voices of Change will be having a summer workshop called the Ohana workshop.  The Voices of Change program is a group in which musician LT Smooth contributes. Smooth had visited Skyline this school year to tell his st...

March 28, 2017No Comments

Skyline succeeds once more with over 100 thousand cans

Skyline succeeds once more with over 100 thousand cans

Kelsie Gardels, Reporter

Skyline students and other members of the community will not go hungry this year. Against all beginning expectations, the Souper Bowl of 2017 was a raging success for the city of Idaho Falls. Community members, schools, stu...

March 1, 2017No Comments

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Tests take a tough toll on students

Tests take a tough toll on students

Bianca Fairchild, Reporter

On average, students in the United States take about 113 standardized tests during the time between kindergarten and twelfth grade, according to PBS and NPR. This takes up about 2.3 percent of a student’s...

April 28, 2017No Comments

Seniors tackle civics exam

Seniors tackle civics exam

 It has been a busy month for seniors. This class will be the first to graduate with the new requirement to pass the Civics Test, which assesses students’ knowledge about U.S. history and governme...

April 28, 2017No Comments

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Dorian B. Hernandez and Lui Cando

Many 90s movies are still popular among viewers today, so much so that several storylines that started in the 90s have spawned recent sequels. WSS staff recommends the follow...

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Pierce safely or risk infection

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Ivy Rhiannon Hume, Copy Editor

Most students recommend a place downtown called The Spider’s Web. However, most tattoo places do piercings as well.

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Charcoal: mineral now used to cleanse and purify body

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