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Spring Breakers

Paige Kaminski, Opinion Writer

March 31, 2017

Spring break for Desert Vista students and staff was the week of March 6 to March 10 not including the weekends. A nine day break from school is something everyone enjoys! Spring break gives the people at Desert Vista a break ...

Spread The Word

Leilani Nish, Opinion Writer

March 31, 2017

Spread The Word was an event that took place on March 1st during both lunch periods on the Desert Vista campus. The event was brought to DV students by the Desert Vista Thunder Buddies. The purpose of this event was to stop using...

Pep Assemblies: Should they be a part of our schedule?

Charles Schartman, Opinion Writer

March 31, 2017

Desert Vista, among other schools, holds a quarterly event called a pep assembly, which often are enforced to excite students about school affairs and break the monotony of the typical school schedule. Many enjoy these assemblies bec...

Are student councils truly necessary?

AJ Bowens, Opinions Writer

March 31, 2017

Middle schools and high schools have had student councils around since late 1910s. The councils have been around for a long time now, but are they truly necessary? Even if student councils infuse both curricular and extracu...

Give me a break

Give me a break

March 28, 2017

Why spring break is necessary

Shayna Smith, Editorial Writer

March 28, 2017

Spring break is very important. Students do need a break at the end of each quarter because high school is very stressful. If we did not have spring break people would probably be so drained out and would not do as well in sch...

AZMerit is meritless

Lexie Schramm, Editorial Writer

March 28, 2017

Next week commences the start of AZMerit testing, a standardized test used for testing students on district standards. However, instead of studying up, most students are just hoping to get the testing days over and done with. In add...

Spread the Love Spirit Week

Paige Kaminski, Opinion Writer

March 3, 2017

Desert Vista’s 2017 “Spread the Love Spirit Week” was one for the books! Feb. 13 through Feb. 17 was a fun spirit week the whole school enjoyed. On Monday students wore sweat pants for “don’t sweat the small things” and s...

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