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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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The Cycle of Generational Superiority

Caitlin Bailey, Journalist April 18, 2022

Lazy, unmotivated, naïve, dumb. It’s likely that you’ve heard any or all of these things said about Gen Z. We’re often labeled before we get a chance to define ourselves. However, this isn’t an isolated incident–older generations have said...

Finding Hope In A Trial

Finding Hope In A Trial

Ava Padelford, Co-Editor April 8, 2022

Getting injured in any circumstance is a challenge. Any injury can have a major impact on your life depending on how severe it is. It can take you out for your sports season or just for a few weeks. The most important part about an injury is recovery,...

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My Pop Culture Quest

Benjamin Jensen, Columnist April 8, 2022

I'm not the typical person who watches television shows, or movies. Because of that, I have missed out on watching famous movies or shows that have been around for decades. My father suggested to me that I should go on a “pop culture quest” so that...

The Impact of Injury

The Impact of Injury

Ava Padelford, Co-Editor April 4, 2022

I underestimated the idea that your life can truly change in seconds. You can be filled with so much joy, excitement and adrenaline and then the very next second, it can be stripped away.    Tuesday, February 15, I hyperextended my knee jumping...

Schrödinger’s…Grades?

Schrödinger’s…Grades?

Remi McKim, Journalist April 1, 2022

Does Watching Your Grades Have an Impact on Your Mentality? If you are a weird index of interesting anecdotes like I am, you are already aware of Schrödinger’s Cat. If you are a normal person who has not stumbled upon the John Green novel ‘Will...

Tips for Surviving Spring

Tips for Surviving Spring

Makayla Bast, Journalist April 1, 2022

Arizona has finally started the climb back into the treacherous temperatures that feel as if you might as well be sitting in your oven. After the beautiful winter where the jackets had to be bundled within and temperatures dropped to the 60°s regularly,...

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