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Graduation Requirements get changed again

Graduation Requirements get changed again

Katelyn Martinez, Reporter

September 27, 2017


Filed under Blue News, Showcase

 In the school year 2016-2017 all seniors were required to take the civics assessment as part of the graduation requirements, and now the requirements have changed again. Over the last several years the graduation requirements have constantly changed, from biology being a require credit to the senior ...

Students produce “Serenity” music video

Students produce “Serenity” music video

Andres Barrera and Morgan Felt, Reporter

May 30, 2017


Filed under Blue News, Showcase

The John Lennon Bus made a stop at Skyline on May 9, and some very lucky students got to experience what it’s like to record and star in a music video. The bus is in honor of the late John Lennon. The point of the bus is to spread peace and love across the country according to their website. The John...

Chess club dominates district tournament

May 23, 2017


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In a competition not quite as well attended as the Emotion Bowl, Skyline Chess Club participants still demonstrated Skyline domination in the first district Chess Tournament last month. Joseph Tyler (11) came in first, followed by Skylar Hernandez (11) in second and Nicholas Winters (9) in third.  ...

Drama Competes at ISU with Laramie Project Performance

Drama Competes at ISU with Laramie Project Performance

Corin Newman, Reporter

April 28, 2017


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   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 f...

Student government makes changes to election process and positions

Student government makes changes to election process and positions

Keegan Oldham, Reporter

April 28, 2017


Filed under Blue News

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...

TSA Ranks at Spring Conference

TSA Ranks at Spring Conference

March 28, 2017


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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 ...

BPA Rocks Convention

BPA Rocks Convention

Bianca Fairchild, Reporter

March 28, 2017


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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 students placed in the top 15 and nine in the top 20. Conner Seegmiller (12), who...

LT Smooth Scholarship Opportunity

LT Smooth Scholarship Opportunity

Corin Newman, Reporter

March 28, 2017


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   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 story. This program will be offering three scholarships to any student who is intereste...

Skyline succeeds once more with over 100 thousand cans

Skyline succeeds once more with over 100 thousand cans

Kelsie Gardels, Reporter

March 1, 2017


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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, students and their families donated over 144,000 cans for this great cause. Skyl...

Southeastern Idaho’s largest food drive is underway

Southeastern Idaho’s largest food drive is underway

Kelsie Gardels, Reporter

January 31, 2017


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   The food drive that provides over 30 percent of the Idaho Falls food bank supply has begun! Each year, District 91 holds a ginormous food drive known as the Souper Bowl. Students of all grades, their families and the entire community are finding ways to get involved in this life-changing campaign....

Debate and speech place third

Salma Gomez and Shelby Lee

January 31, 2017


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The Skyline debate and speech team has had a successful 2016-17 season. On the varsity and on the JV team there was always a semi finalist who took a place at tournaments. One of the semi finalists was Santiago Gomez (10) who does Public Forum. He said, “The whole team has done very well, but no meda...

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