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Blood drive

Shayna Smith, Opinion Writer

May 4, 2017

At Desert Vista High School there was an event going on. This event was called the Blood Drive. It is pretty self explanatory. Students donate blood. It is very nice that someone would go out of their way to give blood away. S...

Help Keep DV Clean!

Mia Perez, Opinion Writer

May 4, 2017

Earth Day is approaching and it’s all about taking care of our earth, as big things to help this world seem very far from an average high schooler, they can start small. Students can start at their campus, by keeping it cle...

Bringing yoga into the school environment

Sanjana Pitti, Opinion Writer

May 4, 2017

Yoga is a form of discipline that has been taught and practiced for centuries. It promotes calmness, peacefulness, wisdom, and patience. For students who are always in a haste, these attributes would benefit them greatly, whi...

Out with the old, in with the new

Sanjana Pitti, Opinion Writer

May 1, 2017

Every year, high school students are assigned classic reading material in their English classes that vary from the works of Homer to the poems of Shakespeare, but they are never very excited about it. Bringing modern literature ...

Students should leave after core classes

Shayna Smith, Opinion Writer

May 1, 2017

  Students should be able to leave school after finishing all of their core classes. Honestly not all of the other classes really matter that much. Why do we have to take PE yoga or dance? What if we don't want to be act...

Is Less Better than More?

Mia Perez, Opinion Writer

May 1, 2017

High school students face a fair amount of difficulties, they have to deal with things such as  friends, extracurricular activities, and a personal life, I believe the last thing they need is hours of homework. How beneficial...

Plastic Waste – A problem

Angela Anderson, Opinion Writer

May 1, 2017

Do you know know the effects of plastic water bottles on the planet? Only two out of every ten bottles consumed end up in recycling, with the remainder ending up in landfills, oceans and on roads. According to Recycling Coalitio...

A Letter to Donald Trump

Lexie Schramm, Opinion Writer

May 1, 2017

The following article is formatted in the form of an informal letter addressed to the President of the United States.   President Trump,   Considering that you’re such a busy man, running the country and all, I’ll try to keep...

Why the Grading System Fails to Help the Education of Students

Charles Schartman, Opinion Writer

May 1, 2017

Student grading has long been an honored code of our schools. Schools mainly use it to quantify student understanding for use as an aid for student education; students can reflect on what aspects they understand after testing a...

Yearbook Time

Paige Kaminski, Opinion Writer

May 1, 2017

Desert Vista’s 2016-17 yearbook is done and ready to get taken home! It was recently completed by the staff and students of Desert Vista High School’s yearbook class who worked very hard on it, taking pictures, getting qu...

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