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transgender females banned from sports

Lesley Moreno, Reporter

April 6, 2020

Lesley Moreno  An unpleasant  bill to terminate transgender females from participating in womens sports has passed on February 26, 2020. Barbara Ehardt told east Idaho news “Boys and men will not be able to take the place of girls and women in sports because it’s not fair. We cannot physicall...

SweetHearts 2020

SweetHearts 2020

Morrison Jones-Thiede, Reporter/Page Editor

February 26, 2020

Two weeks. Two weeks before the date that we set, “German Club will be having the sweethearts dance on Feb. 8, get your tickets now!”  I have to change plans and tell people I will be busy for two weeks for what? To make a dance for ‘my peers’, for myself? To make money for my club, to ha...

Strict Parents

Strict Parents

Emili Currey, Reporter

February 26, 2020

Apps like Life 360 are impacting family relationships. Life 360 and other apps like Verizon’s Companion are tracking apps. Parents can see where teens are at all times, what speed they are driving, and who they are texting.  The dangers in society are known to all, and may affect parents' style of ...

Religions of The World: An Overview

Religions of The World: An Overview

Tony Acevedo and Jason Coronado

February 26, 2020

Religion helps adherents define themselves, gives people meaning and purpose, helps humans rise above the worst aspects of human nature, and provides a moral framework. In this day and age, there are well over 4000 different kinds of religions all around the world, but there are mainly 5 well known r...

High school love can last

High school love can last

Ashlyn Thomas

February 2, 2020

Some people say teenagers don't know the meaning of love and that young love won’t last, but some high school couples do go the distance. Abby and Bridger Taylor are living proof that they can.  Abby Taylor, who graduated from Skyline last year, and Bridger Taylor, a former Skyline quarterback, ha...

Vote, It’s Your Right

Tony Acevedo

January 30, 2020

Every four years in the United States of America, we the people vote on who shall be the “perfect” candidate to be the president of this country. Or that’s the idea. US Citizens have the right to vote whoever they want into office, but voting turnouts are getting lower each presidential electi...

Make the Most of the New Years

Emili Currey, Reporter

January 29, 2020

The New Year feels refreshing. It motivates you to get on top of your life, to clean your room. It’s like a clean slate: the past is behind us and the fresh air is right in front.  This usually only lasts a few weeks or even days, but for some it’s life changing. These few days of motivation ...

Food Insecurity Impacts Soup-er Bowl.

Diamond Garcia-Alvarez, Reporter

January 23, 2020

Every year, Idaho Falls School District 91 elementary, junior high, and high school students are encouraged to collect canned food products. Two of our major rivalry high schools in the community,  Skyline and Idaho Falls High School, annually are motivated to gather the most cans from their community f...

Traveling to Mexico For Christmas

Beatriz Ramirez, Reporter

December 18, 2019

During the holidays, everyone looks forward to being able to spend some time with their loved ones, especially when they live in a different country. But being able to visit family can be extremely difficult because students have many responsibilities to take care of, one of them being school. Altho...

Max’s Munchies IV

Max Webster, Investigative Reporter

December 18, 2019

Being a kid who was born and raised here in Idaho Falls, I have seen plenty of small businesses and restaurants come and go in my life. One such location that has popped up in recent years is Park Avenue Grill, located on 1480 Fremont Avenue. Open from 11-4 on Monday through Saturday and closed on Sunday, ...

DON’T LET THEM FOOL YOU

Bianca Fairchild, Editor In Chief

December 13, 2019

The Impeachment Inquiry hearings have been occuring every other day for several weeks, and new information is coming out constantly. In October, I published a detailed timeline of the events leading up to the Inquiry, what you should know, and why you should care about it (you can find it on our webs...

Christmas Dilemma: It’s Not About Gorging And Getting; It’s About Giving!

Diamond Garcia-Alvarez, Reporter

December 13, 2019

With the Thanksgiving weekend over and Christmas quickly approaching, it’s typically normal to see the atmosphere of SHS teachers' and students' attitudes flare-up. We all just finished up indulging food and giving thanks for what we have. In some cases, It might’ve cost us lots to prepare for Tha...

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