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A Little Faith Can Move Mountains

A Little Faith Can Move Mountains

Ava Padelford, Co-Editor September 23, 2022

Nothing is easy about coming back after an injury into the way life used to be. Challenges come that make your life seem like it’s changed forever. Oftentimes, doubt sweeps in and can make it seem like things will never go back to normal. Patience is...

YouTube Shorts: A Utopia for Bots and Scammers

YouTube Shorts: A Utopia for Bots and Scammers

Ben Jensen, Journalist September 9, 2022

Every social media app has been implementing a new way of sharing short videos.  Instagram introduced “Reels” after the rise of TikTok, and Snap Chat has implemented a similar feature. YouTube also hopped on the wagon and implemented “YouTube...

Last Name Unknown

Last Name Unknown

Ben Jensen, Journalist September 9, 2022

Did you know that there are potentially millions of people in the world who don’t have a last name? In many countries, last names aren’t common and are based on the name of the father of the family, or even the city they live in. In many cases, unknown...

Tips to Transition Into a New School Year

Tips to Transition Into a New School Year

Lauren Loper, Journalist September 2, 2022

As summer sadly comes to an end, school is back in session. There are so many new adjustments with the start of a new year: new classes, people, curriculum, and routine can cause anxieties and or excitement. The transition is easy for some but harder...

KNIX-Secret Show

KNIX-Secret Show

Ava Padelford, Co-Editor August 26, 2022

102.5 KNIX radio puts on several secret shows each year in Phoenix Arizona! But what is a Secret Show? Well, let me tell you, if you love country music, you’d love the chance to attend one of these famous shows!   The Secret Show is a concert...

Debunking High School Myths

Debunking High School Myths

Bella Montoya, Journalist August 22, 2022

Another school year, back in swing, and a new batch of freshmen welcome themselves in. Three years ago, I remember my first day so vividly. But, as a freshman, you are told these unbelievable lies, but at that young, impressionable age, you believe everything...

Last FCA of the School Year

Last FCA of the School Year

Molly Bomar, Journalist May 13, 2022

Mountain Ridge Fellowship of Christian Athletes have met during Thursday AcaPreps since the beginning of the school year. This past Thursday, the club wrapped up their 2021-2022 term with  worship from the Peoria CCV campus’ youth leaders, Donna Gillespie...

Pat’s Run

Pat’s Run

Alexa McClain, Journalist April 29, 2022

Pat Tillman put his national football career with the Arizona Cardinals on hold once he saw the pain from the aftermath of the terrorist attacks on 9/11. During the summer of 2002, Tillman and his younger brother Kevin, decided to enlist in the U.S Army.    Rewinding...

Accomplishing Insecurities

Accomplishing Insecurities

Isabella Montoya, Journalist April 29, 2022

If you were to ask every single person on this planet they would say they have or had an insecurity. Whether it's their appearance, a bad habit, a deep secret, everyone has something they don’t like about themselves. But no one teaches us how to get...

The Other Kinds of Wordles

The Other Kinds of Wordles

Benjamin Jensen, Columnist April 29, 2022

We all know what Wordle is. It’s the daily word game that is played by millions. 6 guesses and 1 5 letter word. After many people incorporated the game into their daily routine, the game has left people wanting more. Many indie developers have made...

My Experience with Burnout: My Tips on How to (Try to) Survive the Rest of the School Year

My Experience with Burnout: My Tips on How to (Try to) Survive the Rest of the School Year

Remi McKim, Journalist April 22, 2022

With the end of the school year looming on the horizon, each day of school seems to drag on. The repetition of each day makes each day feel less important and more like checking a box. Each day began to be less important in my eyes, as if it was a waste...

Importance of Rest

Importance of Rest

Makayla Bast, Journalist April 22, 2022

As an athlete, coaches and other athletes prioritize the domain of hard work. Phrases like “Hard work beats talent” and “there is always someone outworking you” are always said in the state of encouragement from the athletic community. But what...

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